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Company Overview of Herbert Smith Freehills

Company Overview

Herbert Smith Freehills provides legal services for corporations in Australia, Asia, North America, South America, Europe, and the Middle East. It offers legal advice in the areas of banking and finance, competition and market regulation, corporate, employee relations, energy and resources, environment and planning, financial services, healthcare, infrastructure projects, intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution, mining, private equity, property, taxation, and technology and communications; and restructuring, turnaround, and insolvency. The company serves clients in various industry sectors, including banking and financial services, construction, energy, insurance, health, mi...

ANZ Tower

161 Castlereagh Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

Australia

Founded in 1852

Phone:

61 2 9225 5000

Fax:

61 2 9322 4000

Key Executives for Herbert Smith Freehills

Joint Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner
Joint Chief Executive Officer
Managing Partner
Chief Financial Officer
Co-Head of Capital Markets at Sydney and Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Herbert Smith Freehills Key Developments

Herbert Smith Freehills Appoints Christoph Nawroth as Corporate Partner in Global M&A Practice

Herbert Smith Freehills has announced another senior appointment in its German practice. M&A specialist Christoph Nawroth will join the firm's Dusseldorf office as a Corporate partner in its top-tier global M&A practice. Christoph will join from Freshfields, where he is co-head for the global Power and Utilities group and for the Infrastructure Funds group. A highly respected practitioner with an outstanding reputation for handling complex public and private M&A transactions, Christoph is recommended in legal directories for both M&A and private equity. Christoph's practice covers private and public M&A as well as general corporate advice and joint ventures. His clients include renowned international large- and mid-cap private equity investors, infrastructure and pensions funds, large European energy companies as well as well-known family businesses. His sectoral focus is, besides Private Equity, on energy and infrastructure.

Steve Bowers to Take up Appointment as Chief Financial Officer of Herbert Smith Freehills

Chemring announced that Steve Bowers, Group Finance Director, has informed the Board of his intention to leave the group to take up an appointment as Chief Financial Officer of Herbert Smith Freehills.

Herbert Smith Freehills Appoints Finance Partner Gabrielle Wong to its London Office

Herbert Smith Freehills announced the appointment of Finance partner Gabrielle Wong to its London office. Gabrielle will focus on high yield, US private placements, NY law secured loans and Term Loan B markets, which will enable the firm to further service its large corporate clients in the US markets. Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills, Gabrielle was Counsel in the European Finance Group of Shearman & Sterling in London.

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