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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...
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.
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-...
04 February 2020

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS FICHA A FRANCISCO MONTIANO, EXDIRECTOR DE LOS SERVICIOS JURÍDICOS DE MAPFRE GLOBAL RISKS

Montiano se incorpora a la oficina española de la firma internacional en calidad de ‘consultant’ para reforzar la práctica de Seguros
03 February 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Ocyan on the disposal of its Brazilian pipe-laying support vessels business

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Ocyan on the disposal of its 50% stake in two pipe-laying support vessels (PLSVs).
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...
24 January 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on platform refinancing of Hornsdale Wind Farm

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised on the $650 million consolidated platform refinancing of Stages 1, 2 and 3 of the Hornsdale Wind Farm, located about 200km north of Adelaide in South Australia.
23 January 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills responds to High Court dismissal of claim brought in latest wave of tax deferral scheme litigation

Responding to news that the High Court has dismissed a claim brought against banks who lent sums for investment in a tax deferral scheme, Rupert Lewis, a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, says that "this decision provides reassurance to banks who were targeted simply because the promoters of...
20 January 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills reacts to news that tech firm becomes first to receive non-compliance fine

Responding to news that AppNexus Europe has been fined £20,000 for failing to comply with a request for information from the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Mark Jephcott, a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills' warns that "companies should recognise, in no uncertain terms, that no...
20 January 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises TSB on strategic partnership with IBM to support digital transformation and consolidate IT operations as part of 2022 strategic plan

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised TSB Bank plc on a strategic partnership with IBM to support its digital transformation objectives to become a truly digital business. This builds on TSB's commitment to consolidate its IT operations and optimise how TSB runs its IT infrastructure.

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