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Herbert Smith Freehills is a leading global law firm with over 20 offices across Asia Pacific, the UK, Europe, the Middle East and US. Its formal association with Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in Jakarta provides further expertise in Asia.


In 2012 the firm expanded into America by opening an office in New York which focuses solely on disputes work, with particular emphasis on cross-border investigations, international arbitration and cross-border litigation.


In 2013 Herbert Smith Freehills also opened its first two offices in Germany (Frankfurt and Berlin) and in South Korea (Seoul).


The firm offers clients a top-tier seamless services across a single global platform and an unparalleled depth of expertise. It is a global pre-eminent firm in litigation, arbitration and contentious regulatory work; and an international leader in M&A, private equity, capital markets, infrastructure and banking and finance.

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Managing risk: a disputes perspective (2017)

Herbert Smith Freehills recently held its annual disputes client conference exploring some key legal and compliance risks facing major corporates. This briefing summarises the event.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 26 May 2017 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

Transport and infrastructure post-brexit - risks and opportunities

Herbert Smith Freehills recently hosted a round table dinner on dispute resolution issues for corporate counsel in the construction and infrastructure industries. This briefing summarises the discussions.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 26 May 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

The unintended consequence of insurance

Last week, the UK's Supreme Court gave a decision by the closest of margins, which will have significant implications for Middle East projects where the parties have agreed a common approach to insurance.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 24 May 2017 | Practice Area: Reinsurance and Underwriting

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Protectionism in UK Mergers and Acquisitions and the Conservative Manifesto

The UK Conservative Party published its Manifesto yesterday. It sets out the policies that would be adopted should the Conservative Party win the general election on 8 June.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 22 May 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Court of Appeal sends further message on mediation: Don’t drag your heels in arranging it

A recent Court of Appeal decision is the latest instance of the court expressly sending a message to litigants confirming what it expects of them regarding mediation within the court process.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 17 May 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Gender pay gap reporting: final regulations and guidance

Employers will need to consider carefully whose and which data to include, the timing of their report, and the extent to which they should include context and additional data in any accompanying narrative.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 15 May 2017 | Practice Area: Company Administration

High Court decision takes restrictive approach to both litigation privilege and legal advice privilege

A High Court decision earlier this week has applied a strict approach to litigation privilege in the context of criminal proceedings, finding that litigation was not in reasonable contemplation.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 11 May 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Inside construction and infrastructure

Inside Construction and Infra is Herbert Smith Freehills' magazine for those involved in designing, procuring, building, owning or operating fixed assets.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 10 May 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

Australian Securities and Investments Commission consults on industry funding model

The Federal Government has released the draft regulations on the operation of the industry funding model for ASIC.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 08 May 2017 | Practice Area: Company Administration

"We'll sue you if you don't stop"

More flexibility to threaten IP proceedings under new unjustified threats legislation in the UK.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 03 May 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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