Our expertise

As global leaders in our fields, we advise the world’s biggest organisations on their most ambitious and complex projects. Our progressive approach, trailblazing expertise in dispute resolution and corporate, and understanding of our clients set us apart. Today, we’re delivering advanced, award-winning work on matters that will shape the future of law.

Lloyds case study
Lloyds case study

Lloyds Shareholder Claim: The Acquisition of HBOS

Step inside one of the financial world’s biggest cases: one packed with unique legal issues, high-profile figures, and complex evidential challenges. Find out how our lawyers tackled this mammoth dispute – and the part trainees played in resolving it.

Sky: Competing Takeover Offers by Fox and Comcast

Get an inside look at this clash of media titans, and the key role Herbert Smith Freehills played in it. This is a case that has fundamentally reshaped the communications and corporate landscape, in an era of unprecedented media influence – and its effects will be felt for decades to come.

Pro bono
Pro bono

The Pro Bono Practice

Dive into the world of pro bono practice at Herbert Smith Freehills. Get a closer look at the fields we cover – from human rights to international development – and the positive impact we’re making today, around the world.

Pro bono & citizenship

Pro bono initiatives represent some of our most interesting and impactful projects, covering individuals, charities and national governments. Whether it’s a multi-jurisdictional pro bono legal matter, fundraising for a worthy cause, or improving our supply chain, you’ll have a wealth of opportunities to get involved in projects that mean something to you.

We treat pro bono as equal to billable client work: to find out more about our work in this area, case studies on our impact and our latest thinking visit our Pro Bono & Citizenship pages.

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Awards

Disputes Firm of the Year 2017 (American Lawyer)
Disputes Firm of the Year 2017 (American Lawyer)
Deal of the Year 2018 (Infrastructure Investor)
Deal of the Year 2018 (Infrastructure Investor)
Deal of the Year 2018 (Infrastructure Investor)
Firm of the Year 2018 (Infrastructure Investor)
Firm of the Year 2018 (Infrastructure Investor)
Project Management Innovation 2018 (The Lawyer)

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