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.
10 March 2020
Libor: will UK regulators follow bold move by US regulators
Responding to news that the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) in the US has published a proposal for New York legislation to minimise legal uncertainty and adverse economic impacts associated with LIBOR transition, Rupert Lewis, head of banking litigation at Herbert Smith Freehills, says...
03 March 2020
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS SECURES MAJOR VICTORY FOR KINGDOM OF SPAIN IN INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRATION
Herbert Smith Freehills has helped secure an important victory for the Kingdom of Spain in a long-running investor-state arbitration concerning regulatory changes made by Spain in 2010 to the Feed-in Tariff regulation governing the photovoltaic (“PV”) sector in Spain.
08 January 2020
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS LATIN AMERICA TEAM ADVISES MANTOS COPPER ON MANTOS BLANCOS MINE EXPANSION
Herbert Smith Freehills' Latin America projects team has advised Mantos Copper S.A., a private Chilean copper producer, on the construction-related aspects of the Mantos Blancos plant expansion which is located in the Antofagasta region.
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.
06 November 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills wins big At Legal Week's Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Awards 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills was presented with a number of top prizes at the inaugural Legal Week Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Awards 2019, being named overall winners in two categories and Highly Commended in two others.
23 September 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Tideway on innovative green US Private Placement
Herbert Smith Freehills' US Finance team, led by Gabrielle Wong, has advised Bazalgette Tunnel Limited (known as "Tideway") on its successful £75 million private placement of senior notes (the "Notes") maturing in 2041. Tideway, the company delivering London's Thames Tideway Tunnel, has obtained an...
19 September 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Hipgnosis on £65 million facility
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited ("Hipgnosis"; LSE: SONG) on a secured £65 million (with an uncommitted accordion) New York law Net Asset Value-based revolving credit facility borrowed by its subsidiary, with JP Morgan acting as lender and administrative agent.
02 May 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills reinforces its commitment towards greater gender diversity and sets bold new targets for 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills has announced a new 35% gender target for the proportion of women in its global partnership, by 2023. By 1 May 2023, women will comprise 35% of: partners; and, partner leadership roles.
15 April 2019
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS AWARDED "DISPUTE OF THE YEAR" BY LATIN LAWYER
Herbert Smith Freehills' successful representation of the Republic of Costa Rica in a high-profile investment arbitration has been named "Dispute of the Year" by Latin Lawyer at its 13 th annual Deal of the Year Awards.