Merger creates one of the world’s most experienced energy and resources firms

International law firms Herbert Smith and Freehills confirmed today that their partnerships have voted overwhelmingly in favour of merging to create a new firm, Herbert Smith Freehills. The firm will focus on providing an integrated service to clients across its 20 offices. This will be a full equity merger, with a single profit pool from … Read more

Mining M&A continues to surge

by Simon Reed, Partner, Perth Looking back at the public M&A activity in the last 6 months, the mining and energy sectors clearly stand out accounting for almost half of all deals. But what does this all mean? What do numbers and stats really tell us? Well, they tell us that even though total deal … Read more