Your growth.
​​​​​​​Our ambition.
About us
Welcome to life at Herbert Smith Freehills. A leading global law firm delivering high-profile work that matters to our clients. We have the ambition to do things differently, and the opportunity to make things better. And we want to share it with you.
Early careers There’s no better place to begin your career than at Herbert Smith Freehills. Whether you join as a Legal Analyst or a Candidate Legal Practitioner, you’ll be an integral part of our world-leading firm, honing your skills on real-world, high-profile work.
Professionals Our Johannesburg office is a centre of legal excellence, providing legal advice across all 54 African jurisdictions. As a lawyer here, your skills and experience will directly impact our firm, our culture and our world-leading clients.
Life at HSF At HSF, your growth is our growth. We provide excellent results for our clients because we prioritise the development of our team. Whatever your background, identity, or beliefs, you’ll find a culture that helps you succeed while valuing who you are.

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