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Ashurst and Herbies advise on JJB rights issue

Oct 15, 2009 Ashurst and Herbert Smith have secured the top advisory roles in the proposed £100m rights issue by retail chain JJB Sports. JJB called on regular adviser Herbert Smith for the share placing and open offer, which is…

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New group: Foreign law firms in India

Jul 18, 2009 After a Bombay High Court ruling in 1995, foreign law firms were barred from practicing in India. Under the newly enacted Limited Liability Partnership Act 2008, foreign firms are now permitted to register and offer…

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Foreign law firms challenge locals in Singapore

Jun 23, 2009 Six foreign law firms granted licences to practise Singapore law - Clifford Chance, Allen & Overy, White & Case, Herbert Smith, Norton Rose and Latham & Watkins - have started operations in Singapore, entering the…

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Herbert Smith sees profits plunge by 22 per cent

Jun 10, 2009 Partner profits at London-based law firm Herbert Smith fell below £1 million in 2008 as the financial crisis caught up with the City law firms. Profits fell by 22 per cent last year, marking the start of what is…

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Herbert Smith lays off 84 as consultation closes

May 26, 2009 Herbert Smith has completed its redundancy consultation with 84 members of staff laid off in London. The consultation, which concluded at the end of last week, resulted in 82 voluntary redundancies, meaning the firm…

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