Herbert Smith Freehills

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Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has opened applications for its alternative legal services (ALT) trainee solicitor programme in Belfast to external candidates for the first time. The Belfast office launched training contract opportunities to internal candidates in 2012 and, to date, has supp

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Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has celebrated an "exceptional year" for its Belfast office as it announced record-breaking results of £1.103 billion in revenue and £381.2 million in profit in the last financial year. The firm saw its revenues increase by six per cent on th

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From martial arts to theatre, Lyn Harris, who was promoted to partner at Herbert Smith Freehills in Belfast last month, clearly likes to keep busy. As well as her day job in the Alternative Legal Services (ALT) disputes practice, Ms Harris has run theatre companies in her spare time and is currently

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Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has announced the promotion of Lyn Harris to partner in the firm's alternative legal services (ALT) centre in Belfast. Ms Harris is the third partner to be promoted from the ALT team in Belfast following Lisa McLaughlin and Libby Jackson.

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The Belfast head of global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has been appointed to a new advisory group established to help rebuild the Northern Ireland economy after COVID-19. Lisa McLaughlin, who was recently promoted to the firm's global partnership, is one of 11 members of the new economic adviso

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Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted Belfast office head Lisa McLaughlin to partner. Ms McLaughlin heads the firm's dedicated Alternative Legal Services (ALT) office and has overseen its expansion from 19 fee earners in 2011 to over 240 lawyers, technologists and legal analysts today

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Scottish lawyer Justin D'Agostino has been appointed as Herbert Smith Freehills' new chief executive officer. The appointment by the firm's council, approved by partnership vote, will take effect from 1 May 2020 for a term of four years. Mr D'Agostino will succeed Mark Rigotti, who has served two te

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International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed two employees in Belfast through a new recruitment programme for autistic people developed in partnership with charity Autism Forward. According to research by the National Autistic Society (NAS), only one in six autistic adults in the UK

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Lawyers from Matheson and Herbert Smith Freehills recently addressed businesses on the use of bulk annuities to reduce risk in defined benefit pension schemes. The event, co-hosted by the law firms and consulting firm Mercer, examined how factors including ongoing market volatility, historically low

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