07 October 2021
Amal Bouchenaki Honored as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion at Corporate Counsel’s 2021 Women, Influence and Power in Law Awards
New York partner Amal Bouchenaki was honored as a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion— in the Law Firm category at this year’s Women, Influence and Power in Law Awards, hosted by Corporate Counsel.
17 September 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills Commits to Reducing Environmental Impact of Disputes by Signing Transformative Arbitration and Litigation Pledges
Herbert Smith Freehills has committed to reducing the environmental impact of disputes by signing two important industry pledges: the Green Pledge of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations (the CGA) and the Greener Litigation Pledge .
01 September 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills joins forces with world's leading companies and brands to support The Earthshot Prize
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has joined 13 other influential global companies and brands to form a Global Alliance, which supports and scales the innovative and ground-breaking solutions developed by the soon-to-be-announced fifteen Earthshot Prize Finalists.
30 July 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises lenders in major Vietnamese refinancing deal
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the lenders to Pharos Energy on a refinancing package secured against its energy production assets in Vietnam. The refinancing will provide Pharos Energy with access to a committed $100 million, with an additional $50 million available on an uncommitted accordion...
26 May 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills' Alternative Legal Services Practice Ranked in Chambers' Alternative Legal Services Providers Guide 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills' industry-leading Alternative Legal Services (ALT) practice has been ranked in Chambers' ALSP Guide 2021 in the following categories: Band 1 in Litigation Services – Global Wide Band 2 in Contract Lifecycle Management – Global Wide
30 November 2020
‘Industry standard’ for use of arbitration platforms moves a step closer as pan-firm collaboration receives support
Plans to standardise the approach to online case management in international arbitration are a step closer to reality, after a draft protocol received positive feedback from an industry-wide consultation.
21 May 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Christian Leathley Named One of Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers
Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Christian Leathley has been singled out as one of the top foreign lawyers in Latin America, according to Latinvex’s Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers 2020 rankings.
12 May 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills closes second Sumitomo investment in offshore oil production vessels
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corporation on its second investment in a floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) destined for the Marlim 2 field, offshore Brazil.