Herbert Smith Freehills’ global arbitration practice ranked fifth in the world

Global Arbitration Review (GAR) has unveiled its annual ranking of the world’s leading international arbitration practices, with Herbert Smith Freehills ranked fifth in the world. The firm’s GAR 30 ranking appears in the 17th Edition of the GAR 100, which was revealed last night at the annual GAR Awards ceremony at the Hôtel Du Collectionneur … Read more

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS STRENGTHENS CONSTRUCTION ARBITRATION PRACTICE IN LONDON

Herbert Smith Freehills has hired Raeesa Rawal as Of Counsel in its Construction Arbitration practice in London. Raeesa has a wide range of experience advising clients in the energy, infrastructure and construction sectors, from the provision of initial advice on claims under contract and throughout the dispute resolution process. Her practice focuses on high-value and … Read more

HSF TO HOST YOUNG EFILA EVENT ON 10 NOVEMBER IN LONDON

We are pleased to be hosting the Young EFILA network at our London offices tomorrow, Friday 10 November 2023. There will be a networking breakfast from 9am followed by a panel session at 9.30-10.30am entitled “What is the status and future of the enforcement of intra-EU awards in the UK and the US?” The speakers … Read more

LCIA publishes its Casework Report for 2022 – percentage of Asian parties triples and, for the first time in 25 years, no arbitrator challenges pursuant to Article 10 of the LCIA Rules

The LCIA has published its Casework Report for 2022, which is the LCIA’s annual summary of its caseload and trends. It reported fewer new cases than in 2021, but the figures for the last quarter of 2022 show an upward trajectory of referrals received compared with earlier in the year, with the number of LCIA arbitrations … Read more