Herbert Smith’s CIS head has joined the race to become the firm’s next senior partner, meaning three candidates will now fight it out for the role. Allen Hanen, who is
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Herbert Smith have won sought-after roles to advise HM Treasury on the stability of the financial markets. The Treasury's new three-firm panel, which also includesLovells and
Herbert Smith has hired highly-regarded Allen & Overy (A&O) partner Robert Hunter to boost its specialist fraud practice in the City. Hunter, who currently heads the trust, asset tracing and fraud group at A&O, will
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
Herbert Smith is launching a training scheme to help its staff spot the symptoms of stress and deal with mental illness.
Herbert Smith, Linklaters, Slaughter and May have won key advisory roles as buyout firm Resolution completes its £1.86 billion ($3.1 billion) takeover of British insurance company Friends Provident.
Linklaters has announced its first lateral hire in the City since 2007. Herbert Smith's litigation partner Christa Band who led the Herbet Smith's litigation team defending Goldman Sachs in the litigation arising out
Linklaters Spanish tax head Nicolas Martin is joining Herbert Smith along with two associates, becoming the fifth Linklaters partner in just three months to leave the magic circle firm for Herbert Smith's new Madrid
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
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
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
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
Linklaters and Herbert Smith have advised on a £2.3bn deal that saw British Gas owner Centrica buy a 20 per cent stake in UK energy group British Energy.