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Inside Arbitration: Issue #2 of the publication from Herbert Smith Freehills’ Global Arbitration Practice

We are delighted to share with you the latest issue of the publication from Herbert Smith Freehills' Global Arbitration Practice, Inside Arbitration.   In addition to sharing knowledge and insights about the markets and industries in which our clients operate, … Continue reading

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Herbert Smith Freehills’ Global Arbitration Practice ranked top three in the world

Herbert Smith Freehills' Global Arbitration Practice has been showcased as being the third busiest in the world as part of the prominent annual Global Arbitration Review (GAR) 30 rankings, rising five places from last year.  The firm's new GAR 30 … Continue reading

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Inaugural conference of the European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration: 23 January 2015

The European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA) will be holding its inaugural conference on 23 January 2015 at the Senate House in London. The topic of the conference is “EU law and investment treaty law: convergence, conflict or … Continue reading

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International Arbitration Internship: Application Now Open

Herbert Smith Freehills is now accepting applications for the next internship in our international arbitration team in London. The programme offers aspiring arbitration lawyers a chance to work closely with one of the world’s leading specialist arbitration groups. The paid … Continue reading

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Cutting through the politics of the Scottish Independence Referendum: The International Law Implications of Independence

Monday 14 July 2014, 12.30 – 1.30pm BST The Scottish Independence Referendum is set to take place on 18 September 2014. The “Yes” and “No” campaigns hold highly divergent positions on certain key issues, including EU membership and ownership of … Continue reading

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Herbert Smith Freehills’ Global Arbitration Practice announces promotion of Andrew Cannon to Partner

Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrew Cannon to its partnership from 1st May 2014. Andrew is an international arbitration practitioner in the London office, specialising in core international arbitration work and public international law.  He … Continue reading

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Herbert Smith Freehills appoints new head of global disputes

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP announced today the appointment of partner Justin D’Agostino as Global Head of Dispute Resolution. Justin will commence the new role from 1 May 2014 for a period of 4 years. Justin is a high profile disputes … Continue reading

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Is your Arbitration Agreement Valid in the United Arab Emirates?

Herbert Smith Freehills’ Saloni Kantaria has published an article in issue 80.1. 2014 of the International Journal of Arbitration entitled “Is your Arbitration Agreement Valid in the United Arab Emirates?” The article gives an overview of the options for resolving … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Investment Treaties and the African Continent – Change, Risk and Opportunity

Tuesday 8 April 2014, 12.30 – 1.30pm BST Drawing together the two strands of our recent webinars on Investment Treaty Arbitration and arbitration in the EMEA regions, this webinar will focus on Investment Treaties and the African continent. Africa is … Continue reading

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Herbert Smith Freehills’ Paula Hodges and Matthew Weiniger appointed Queen’s Counsel

We are very proud to announce that Paula Hodges, Head of Global Arbitration, and Matthew Weiniger, international arbitration partner, have been appointed Queen’s Counsel. The award of Queen’s Counsel is for excellence in both written and oral advocacy before the … Continue reading

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