This week Herbert Smith Freehills completed its full equity merger, agreed by the partnerships of the legacy firms in June.
David Willis and Gavin Bell will be the joint CEOs of the new firm.
“The creation of Herbert Smith Freehills gives us the opportunity to provide clients with the type of capability they increasingly value a leading origin-to-destination service across a single global platform,” said Willis.
“A key priority for us will be further international expansion. We recognise that the firm’s global reach, when combined with our industry sector strengths and balance of disputes and transactional expertise, will be the foundation on which...