24 April 2019
Senior Competition Appointments Announced for Herbert Smith Freehills' Brussels Office
Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Kyriakos Fountoukakos to the role of Managing Partner of its Brussels office. His appointment comes as the firm also announces the promotion of Daniel Vowden to partner in Brussels and of Peter Rowland to Of Counsel, with effect from 1 May 2019.
14 February 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills joins the Legal Diversity and Inclusion Alliance as a founding member in Brussels
Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce it has become one of the founding members of the Legal Diversity and Inclusion Alliance (LDIA), underscoring the firm's ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion.
21 March 2018
Herbert Smith Freehills confirms re-appointment of James Palmer as Chair and Senior Partner
Herbert Smith Freehills today announced the re-appointment of James Palmer as Senior Partner and Chair of the Global LLP Council for a second term. The appointment, which follows a partnership vote, will take effect from 1 May 2018 for a term of three years.
07 March 2018
Herbert Smith Freehills scores a hat trick of infrastructure awards
Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has scored a hat-trick of infrastructure industry awards in the past few weeks: Infrastructure Investor - Global Law Firm of the Year 2017 Legal 500 UK - Projects, Energy and Natural Resources Firm of the Year 2018 ROSINFRA - Best PPP Law Firm 2017
06 March 2018
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Uber on US$3.8 billion combination with Yandex.Taxi in Russia and CIS
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Uber Technologies Inc. (Uber) on the combination of its ridesharing business in Russia and neighbouring Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries with Yandex.Taxi. The deal completed on 7 February 2018. Uber now owns 36.9% of the combined business and...
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.
22 September 2015
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Amundi Immobilier on the approximate €1 billion acquisition of "Aqua" portfolio
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Amundi Immobilier in connection with its acquisition of the €1 billion (approx.) pan-European office building portfolio "Aqua" from Union Investment. This is one of the largest portfolio transactions of the year with the portfolio consisting of 17 properties...