09 December 2019
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES LUFTHANSA GROUP ON THE SALE OF THE EUROPEAN BUSINESS OF LSG
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Lufthansa Group on the sale of the European Business of LSG Group to airline caterer gategroup. The companies also entered into long-term catering agreements for Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich hubs.
10 June 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills partner Libby Jackson appointed an MBE for services to the Northern Ireland Economy and Innovation in Law
Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to announce that Libby Jackson , Partner and Global Head of Practice for Alternative Legal Services (ALT), has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday 2019 Honours List.
31 January 2019
Leading pensions experts converge to discuss the direction of de-risking in Ireland as Brexit edges closer
Leading lawyers from Herbert Smith Freehills will be addressing delegates at a seminar focusing on reducing pension plan risks in the Irish market. The one day event, hosted in partnership with Matheson and Mercer, takes place today in Dublin.
04 May 2018
Herbert Smith Freehills' Belfast office celebrates seven years of innovation
Herbert Smith Freehills' Belfast office, the firm's first dedicated Alternative Legal Services (ALT) hub, marks the seventh anniversary of its launch, and is celebrating growing from a small team of 19 fee earners to a multidisciplinary, global team of around 350.
28 March 2017
Herbert Smith Freehills advises nine-bank syndicate on US$285 million IPO of Indian supermarket chain
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised a nine-bank syndicate on the US$285 million IPO on the Bombay Stock Exchange and Rule 144A/Regulation S global offering of Avenue Supermarts Limited (ASL), an Indian supermarket chain.
13 October 2016
Survey: Corporates taking action on human rights
Businesses across the globe are increasingly putting human rights on their agenda, with a joint survey between Herbert Smith Freehills and Legal Business revealing that corporates are taking action, including changing how they manage their supply chains, because of human rights concerns.
04 May 2016
'TAKE THE LEAD' confirmed as the theme of the 2016 YLNI conference; Herbert Smith Freehills to act as headline sponsor
Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce that, for the fifth consecutive year, it is headline sponsor of the annual Young Leaders Northern Ireland (YLNI) Conference.
13 February 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises bookrunners and lead managers on Avenue Supermarts’ US$567 million placement on India’s National Stock Exchange
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the bookrunners on a half-billion US dollar institutional placement on India’s National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
12 February 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills represents Tate Gallery in Court of Appeal win in dispute concerning viewing platform overlooking residential flats
Herbert Smith Freehills acted successfully for Tate Gallery in defeating an appeal by residents of four flats in the Neo Bankside development on the South Bank, who claimed in private nuisance on the basis that their flats were overlooked by Tate's viewing platform.
12 February 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Roborigger on Series A capital raise led by Blackbird
Herbert Smith Freehills’ private equity and venture capital team has advised on a Series A capital raise for Roborigger — an Australian company whose wireless load controlling system allows crane operators to remotely control and release their loads without workers having to be in the vicinity of...
11 February 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills announces partnership with Frankfurt-based innovation hub TechQuartier
Herbert Smith Freehills, one of the world’s leading legal services businesses, is announcing a collaboration with Frankfurt-based innovation hub TechQuartier . The goal of the collaboration is to explore the latest applications of new technologies in the context of legal practice, while further...
10 February 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Save the Children Australia on the launch of its ground-breaking social impact investment fund
In a first for the Australian charity sector, Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Save the Children Australia on the launch of its new social impact investment fund, the Save the Children Australia Impact Investment Fund ( Fund ).
06 February 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills responds to ISDA decision to re-consult on pre-cessation fallbacks
Responding to news that the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has announced that it will re-consult on how to implement pre-cessation fallbacks, Rupert Lewis, head of banking litigation in Herbert Smith Freehills' disputes practice, says that "the plan to re-consult on pre-...
31 January 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills M&A team advises Optal on US$1.7 billion sale
Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills is advising Optal Limited, a world leader in optimising B2B transactions, on its sale to WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading financial technology service provider. The transaction also includes the acquisition of eNett International, a provider of integrated B2B...
31 January 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises AGL on major battery storage deal
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised AGL on its entry into a deal with renewable energy company Vena Energy for the development of a new large-scale Battery Energy Storage System ( BESS ) near Wandoan in Queensland. Once complete, this will be the largest battery energy storage facility in the State.
31 January 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills Energy Partner Lorenzo Parola recognised as “Energy Lawyer Of The Year”
Herbert Smith Freehills' energy partner Lorenzo Parola has been named "Energy Lawyer of the Year" by Legalcommunity, a leading Italian legal publication. Lorenzo is the only Italian lawyer who has received this prestigious award four times.
29 January 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills responds to landmark EU Court ruling on scope of trade mark protection across EU
Responding to news that the Court of Justice of the EU (EU Court) has provided clarification on the use of trade marks as a tool to protect market share, Joel Smith , head of intellectual property UK at Herbert Smith Freehills, says that “the outcome is very favourable to existing trade mark...