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Herbert Smith Freehills, Ashurst, CMS, DLA Piper, Hogan Lovells and Latham & Watkins have combined to develop a draft protocol to help deliver a globally consistent online case management approach platforms for conducting international arbitration.
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White & Case has added private equity specialist Dongho Lee as a partner in Seoul from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), where he was managing partner and head of the corporate practice.
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Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Asia managing partner Justin D'Agostino as its next chief executive officer. In a media statement, the Anglo-Australian firm said D'Agostino would continue to be based out of Hong Kong.
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Herbert Smith Freehills and Big Six law firm Yoon & Yang have represented the South Korean government in the first-ever arbitration claim under the Korea-U.S. free trade agreement (KORUS FTA).
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Herbert Smith Freehills has hired disputes lawyer Warathorn Wongsawangsiri as a partner in the firm’s Bangkok office from local heavyweight Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners.
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Herbert Smith Freehills and Adnan Sundra & Low have advised Australian developer Lendlease on its securing of a 2.15 billion ringgit ($527 million) financing facility for a mixed integrated development in Kuala Lumpur, with Zul Rafique & Partners, Allens and Linklaters advising the lenders.
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Anglo-Australian law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has reregistered its Korea practice as Australian in anticipation of Brexit disqualifying UK firms from the EU-South Korea free trade agreement.
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DLA Piper has hired corporate and finance specialist Philip Lee as a partner in Singapore from Herbert Smith Freehills, where he headed that firm’s debt capital markets practice for Asia.
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Pinsent Masons has expanded its energy resources and infrastructure practice with the appointment of Brian Scott as corporate partner from Herbert Smith Freehills.
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Dentons Rodyk & Davidson, the Singapore law firm of Dentons, has hired banking and finance specialist Roderick Howell as a partner from Herbert Smith Freehills.