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.
21 November 2019
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES ANEX GROUP ON THE ACQUISITION OF FORMER THOMAS COOK BUSINESSES INTOURIST, BUCHER REISEN AND ÖGER TOURS
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised ANEX Group on the acquisition of Intourist, Bucher Reisen and ÖGER TOURS. All three travel businesses were part of the insolvent Thomas Cook Group.
01 November 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Pertamina-Rosneft JV on engineering contracts for Indonesian mega-refinery
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised a Pertamina-Rosneft joint venture company on the award of engineering contracts for a new US$16 billion refinery in Indonesia.
19 July 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Groupe Atlantic on the acquisition of a Russian floor heating and cable giant and related joint venture arrangements
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Groupe Atlantic, a leading European producer of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and a long-standing client of the firm's Paris office, on the acquisition of 45% of the residential heating solutions business of SST Group and related joint...
12 June 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises China's CNODC on stake in Arctic LNG project / 史密夫斐尔律师事务所协助中石油参股北极LNG项目
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Company (CNODC), a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), on its investment in a 10% stake in Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project.
03 June 2019
Moscow office wins Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Russia Awards 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills was named Corporate Law Firm of the Year and shortlisted for Finance Firm of the Year and PPP Firm of the Year at the Chambers Russia Awards 2019 ceremony held in Moscow on 28 May 2019. A good way to mark the 20th anniversary of our office in Russia.
02 April 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills take home CEE Legal Matters 'Deal of the Year' award for the second year in the row
Herbert Smith Freehills corporate and M&A team in Russia have been awarded the CEE Legal Matters 'Deal of the Year' award for their involvement on the merger of CJSC Transmashholding and LocoTech-Service LLC for Alstom Transport S.A.
21 March 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills take home the Corporate Deal of the Year Award at The Lawyer European Awards 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills has been awarded the European Corporate Deal of the Year Award for their work advising Bonum Capital investment fund at The Lawyer European Awards 2019 on Tuesday 19 March in London.
03 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills conseille Générale Continentale Investissements dans le cadre de l'acquisition, aux côtés de Crédit Suisse, du projet d'immeuble de bureaux Blue Bird, situé à Montrouge
Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé Générale Continentale Investissements (GCI), l'un des leaders du développement et de l'investissement immobilier commercial en France, sur son acquisition en VEFA, dans le cadre d'une joint-venture constituée avec un véhicule géré par Crédit Suisse, du Blue Bird...
03 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Bharti as a member of consortium with the UK Government on the acquisition of OneWeb
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Bharti Global Limited, a member of the consortium with the UK Government (through the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), on the entry by the consortium into agreement for the acquisition of the OneWeb...
02 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Newborn Town on acquisition of Mico 史密夫斐尔律师事务所为赤子城收购米可提供法律服务
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Newborn Town Inc., a Chinese mobile app developer and mobile advertising platform services provider, on its acquisition of Beijing Mico World Technology Co., Ltd. 全球领先的律师事务所史密夫斐尔为中国移动应用开发商及移动广告平台运营商赤子城收购北京米可世界科技有限公司提供法律服务。
01 July 2020
Law firms collaborate on industry first to accelerate tech adoption in international arbitration
With the absence of universal guidance on the use of new technologies in international arbitration increasingly apparent and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of six international law firms have developed a protocol to help deliver a globally consistent approach to the use of online...
25 June 2020
Leading class actions firm calls for sensible reform in Federal Government Inquiry
In a submission to the Federal Government’s Inquiry into the Australian class actions regime Australia’s leading class actions defence law firm has called for the continued prohibition of contingency fees and stronger controls over the ability of plaintiffs to launch multiple proceedings against a...
24 June 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Sumitomo Metal Mining on divestment deal in Indonesia
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills and its associated Indonesian firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung (HBT) has advised Japan’s Sumitomo Metal Mining (SMM) on the joint US$400 million divestment (along with Vale Canada Limited) of a 20% interest in PT Vale Indonesia Tbk (PT Vale) to...
24 June 2020
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS HEAD OF BANKING LITIGATION RESPONDS TO NEWS THAT THE FCA WILL GET ENHANCED REGULATORY POWER TO PHASE OUT LIBOR
Responding to the news that the forthcoming Financial Services Bill will give the FCA enhanced regulatory powers to manage and direct any wind-down period prior to LIBOR cessation, Rupert Lewis, head of the banking litigation team at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP has commented as follows.
23 June 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Challenger Limited on its capital raising
Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have advised Challenger Limited ( Challenger ) on its capital raising, comprising a fully underwritten A$270 million institutional placement and a non-underwritten share purchase plan to raise up to A$30 million.
17 June 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills responds as UK Supreme Court rules on credit card fees
Responding to news that the UK's Supreme Court has handed down a judgment which considered pass on issues in the context of the credit card fees (which were found to have breached EU antitrust rules), Kim Dietzel, a partner in Herbert Smith Freehills' competition practice, says:
11 June 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills conseille Accor sur la mise en place d’une nouvelle ligne de crédit renouvelable d’un montant de 560 millions d’euros
Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé Accor, leader mondial dans le domaine du voyage et du lifestyle, dans le cadre de la mise en place d'une nouvelle ligne de crédit renouvelable d’un montant de 560 millions d’euros. Elle vient s'ajouter à la ligne de crédit de 1,2 milliard d'euros signée en juin...