Herbert Smith's London headquarter received the bulk of the promotions, with seven new partners, while Moscow, Hong Kong, Paris, Jakarta, Shanghai and Dubai each gained one partner.
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Herbert Smith is opening an office in Madrid with three Spanish Linklaters partners who will be joined by London-based Herbert Smith finance partner David Wyles.
Reports have surfaced that the compensation paid to associates at Herbert Smith who have been made redundant in the most recent round of layoffs will be better than originally thought. Laid-off lawyers could receive up
Herbert Smith has stated that it will freeze associate salaries at last year's levels, and may be eliminating up to 84 staff from its office in London. The firm's transactional practice has been affected by the recent
Herbert Smith’s accounts for 2007-08 have revealed that the highest-paid fee earner took home almost £1.4m last year, the firm's topping 2006-07’s highest earnings of £1.04m.
Herbert Smith has successfully defended itself against arbitration proceedings brought against the firm by Russian aluminium giant Rusal.
Herbert Smith has established two new regional management roles in Asia. Hong Kong corporate partner Andrew Tortoishell will become Greater China Managing Partner, responsible for overseeing implementation of the
Under a new scheme to allow foreign law practices to practise in Singapore, the government will be issuing Qualifying Foreign Law Practice (QFLP) licences to six international firms. These include Allen & Overy, Clifford
Herbert Smith has ditched plans to overhaul its financial reporting system after a gloomy profit outlook made it likely that partners would be left out of pocket.
At least six City firms have applied for new liberalised licences to practise local law in Singapore, including DLA Piper, Ashurst, Herbert Smith and Norton Rose. Clifford Chance and Allen & Overy, which have local joint
Herbert Smith has hired a senior associate from Allen & Overy's Moscow office in a bid to shore up its local finance capacity...
The magic circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer will provide corporate advice on the sale of the UK’s second-largest airport Gatwick.
Slaughter and May took the top spot in the UK for the third consecutive year. The top-ten UK law firms for prestige, as ranked in the 2009 Vault Guide to the Top 50 UK Law Firms are as follows: 1 Slaughter and