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04 June 2019

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS GROWS ALTERNATIVE LEGAL SERVICES WITH JHB APPOINTMENT

Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Jacquie Hodgson as its Head of Alternative Legal Services (ALT), Johannesburg in South Africa. Hodgson will provide support to further expand on the successful foundation laid by the existing Johannesburg-based team over the past two years.
04 June 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills' M&A prowess tops Australasian Law Awards

Following strong activity throughout 2018, including a number of mega-deals in the M&A space, Herbert Smith Freehills’ mergers and acquisitions expertise has been recognised across the board at the annual 2019 Australasian Law Awards.
03 June 2019

Moscow office wins Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Russia Awards 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills was named Corporate Law Firm of the Year and shortlisted for Finance Firm of the Year and PPP Firm of the Year at the Chambers Russia Awards 2019 ceremony held in Moscow on 28 May 2019. A good way to mark the 20th anniversary of our office in Russia.
30 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills renewables experts advise on successful challenge to Queensland solar regulations

Herbert Smith Freehills has acted for Maryrorough Solar – the developer of the Brigalow Solar Farm – in the successful challenge to the validity of the Electrical Safety (Solar Farms) Amendment Regulation 2019 (Qld).
29 May 2019

Australian organisations unite to support Uluru Statement from the Heart

Fourteen of Australia’s leading organisations have united for National Reconciliation Week to support the Uluru Statement from the Heart, which calls for the establishment of a First Nations Voice in the Constitution and a Makarrata Commission on agreement-making and truth-telling between...
21 May 2019

New FAQs from Hong Kong SFC fail to relieve concerns about new Internal Investigation Disclosure Obligation

New guidance from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has clarified many aspects of a new reporting regime for licensed persons in Hong Kong, but concern remains over the logistical and administrative burden imposed, according to ASIFMA and Herbert Smith Freehills.
21 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Milan Office wins second industry award in a week

Herbert Smith Freehills' Milan Managing Partner Laura Orlando has taken home her second award in the last week, winning 'Food Lawyer of the Year' at the 2019 TopLegal Industry Awards.
16 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises ICBC Asia on joint venture to establish virtual bank in Hong Kong

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited (ICBC) on a joint venture to create Infinium Limited, one of Hong Kong's first virtual banks.
16 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Cellnex on the acquisition of 10,700 sites from Iliad in France and in Italy and from Salt in Switzerland, and roll out of "built to suit" programs of up to 4,000 new sites

Leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Spanish company Cellnex, Europe’s leading operator of wireless telecommunications infrastructures, in entering into a series of long-term strategic cooperation agreements with (i) Iliad, the parent company of Free, with respect to Iliad's passive...
15 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Axpo on the acquisition of Urbasolar

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Axpo, the largest producer of renewable energies in Switzerland, on the acquisition of the French photovoltaics company Urbasolar, one of the leading companies in the French solar energy industry, headquartered in Montpellier.
15 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Laura Orlando Named IP Lawyer Of The Year 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Laura Orlando has been named IP Lawyer of the Year 2019 at the prestigious LegalCommunity IP & TMT Awards in Italy. LegalCommunity is one of two leading Italian legal publishers and their Awards nights aim to bring out the excellence of the Italian legal market...
15 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills takes 'Gold' in Hong Kong LGBT+ inclusion index

Herbert Smith Freehills has attained the "Gold Standard" in the 2019 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Index, compiled by responsible business champion Community Business .
14 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises The Weir Group PLC on the sale of its Flow Control Division to First Reserve

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised The Weir Group PLC on the agreed £275 million sale of its Flow Control Division to First Reserve, a US private equity firm, following an auction process. Weir's Flow Control Division specialises in the design and manufacture of valves, pumps, and controls for the...
14 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Paula Hodges QC Takes the Reins as LCIA Court President

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Paula Hodges QC has officially begun her Presidency of the LCIA Court.
13 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills appoints new Regional Head of Finance

Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Eric Fiszelson to the role of Regional Head of Practice for the firm's EMEA finance division.

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