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03 December 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Barrick Gold Corporation on the sale of its interests in the KCGM Super Pit

Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to have advised Barrick Gold Corporation on the sale of its 50% interest in Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines ( KCGM ) for US$750 million (A$1.1 billion) to Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited. KCGM owns and operates the Super Pit gold mine in Kalgoorlie-Boulder,...
29 November 2019

Medicines for the Many – a reaction from Herbert Smith Freehills

Responding to the publication of the Labour Party's manifesto and the 'Medicines for the Many' report – the Party's proposed policies on access to medicines in the UK – Mark Shillito, Partner and Global Head of Intellectual Property at Herbert Smith Freehills, comments:
28 November 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises France's CMA CGM on sale of Indian logistics hub to Singapore's PSA

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised CMA CGM on the sale of its 50% stake in Indian logistics hub to PSA Singapore, a subsidiary of Temasek.
28 November 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Showcases Promising New Legal Talent at the first-ever Oxford v Cambridge Disability Moot

As the UK marks Disability History Month, Herbert Smith Freehills' Ability Network has sponsored and help organise the first-ever Oxford v Cambridge Disability Mooting Championships, alongside members of the Oxford and Cambridge Law Faculties.
26 November 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills bolsters competition law capabilities in Japan with new hire

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has hired senior associate Joel Rheuben in Tokyo, further bolstering its competition and antitrust capabilities on the ground in Japan.
25 November 2019

Workforce activism predicted to rise over next 5 years, costing companies 25% of global revenue

Large corporates expect an annual hit to revenue of up to 25% as a result of workforce activism. In real terms this could mean costs equating to £177 million per year.
22 November 2019

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISED H.I.G. ON THE ACQUISITION OF K1 KARREE IN MANNHEIM, GERMANY

Herbert Smith Freehills advised H.I.G. Realty Partners comprehensively on the acquisition by one of its affiliates of a 11,500 square meter mixed use property located within the city centre of Mannheim. After a redesign, the building offers a mixed use including gastronomy, supermarket, cinema...
22 November 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Grok Ventures on its investment in the Sun Cable project

Herbert Smith Freehills’ venture capital team has advised Grok Ventures on its investment in the A$20 billion-plus Sun Cable project.
21 November 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Yinson Holdings Berhad on its US$800 million refinancing

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Yinson Holdings Berhad on its US$800 million refinancing of one of the company's oil and gas floatation, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels currently operating off the coast of Ghana.
21 November 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills launches Digital Law Group

The global firm is bringing digital and legal skills together to better serve clients
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.
20 November 2019

Leading arbitrator calls for greater diversity in changing global arbitration landscape

A leading arbitration lawyer has stressed the need for gender and ethnic diversity in global arbitration at a keynote lecture held in Brisbane last night.
18 November 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises EML Payments Limited on £226 million acquisition of Prepaid Financial Services

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised EML Payments Limited ( EML ) on its £226 million (A$423 million) acquisition of Prepaid Financial Services (Ireland) Limited ( PFS ), a multi-award winning European provider of white label payments and banking-as-a-service technology.
18 November 2019

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS RECEIVES TWO JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS IN LONDON

Herbert Smith Freehills Disputes Partner Tom Leech QC has been appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge and Senior Associate Graeme Robertson has been appointed Recorder (Deputy Circuit Judge), it has been announced.
18 November 2019

Crypto assets are now regarded as property - reaction from Herbert Smith Freehills

Earlier today the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce published a legal statement in which it said that crypto assets "have all the indicia of property".

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