Herbert Smith Freehills is an international law firm providing legal advisory services. The Firm focuses on areas including intellectual property, dispute resolution, international law, real estate, trusts, tax, and capital markets. Herbert Smith Freehills caters to agribusiness, finance, energy, government and public, leisure and sport, manufacturing and industrial, mining, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, professional support and business services, real estate, technology, media, and telecommunications sectors.

Type
Private
HQ
Sydney, AU
Founded
2005
Size (employees)
5,109 (est)
Herbert Smith Freehills was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Sydney, AU
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Key People/Management at Herbert Smith Freehills

Mark Rigotti

Mark Rigotti

CEO
Nicole Bamforth

Nicole Bamforth

COO
Paul Bonomy

Paul Bonomy

Chief Marketing Officer
James Palmer

James Palmer

Senior Partner
John McKenna

John McKenna

Chief Risk Officer
Alan Peckham

Alan Peckham

Chief Administrative Officer
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Herbert Smith Freehills Office Locations

Herbert Smith Freehills has offices in Huangpu Qu, Düsseldorf, Minato-ku, Madrid and in 17 other locations
Sydney, AU (HQ)
161 Castlereagh St
London, GB (HQ)
Exchange House 12 Primrose St
Brisbane City, AU
480 Queen St
Melbourne, AU
42 101 Collins St
Perth, AU
250 St Georges Terrace
Bruxelles, BE
8 Rue du Cardinal Mercier
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Herbert Smith Freehills Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2005

Herbert Smith Freehills Revenue

Herbert Smith Freehills's revenue was reported to be £455.70 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

455.7 m

Net income (FY, 2017)

125.5 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

123.1 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

119.9 m

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

21.5 m
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

295.5 m340.7 m466 m441.9 m458.8 m469.5 m378.7 m372.9 m388.2 m403 m445.1 m455.7 m

Revenue growth, %

4%4%10%

Operating expense total

193 m219.2 m292 m308.2 m322.1 m334.8 m276.9 m265.2 m241.9 m275.7 m308.4 m335.8 m

EBITDA

129 m184.5 m145.2 m148 m145.4 m113.4 m134.1 m140.9 m123.1 m
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

36.2 m29.4 m27.3 m34.1 m35.1 m29.6 m25.2 m29.2 m30.4 m37.6 m30.4 m21.5 m

Accounts Receivable

98.8 m182.9 m168.5 m176.4 m183.2 m129.3 m130.5 m184.7 m180.9 m

Current Assets

169.5 m192.4 m235 m232.3 m237 m241.2 m211.9 m278.4 m319.9 m333.6 m373.8 m419.2 m

PP&E

27.6 m39.7 m48.9 m46 m41.5 m38.3 m25.5 m20.9 m17.4 m9.7 m10.4 m11.4 m
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

106.3 m116.4 m167.5 m123.7 m126.6 m128.4 m97.5 m103.2 m142.6 m131.9 m142.8 m125.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

104 m102.2 m151.4 m146.5 m144 m136.1 m132.8 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(78 m)18.2 m161 k(131.9 m)(119.2 m)(137.3 m)(121.8 m)

Net Change in Cash

9 m(7.7 m)7.7 m(1.9 m)9.2 m(16.6 m)(6.5 m)
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

101.2 k

Financial Leverage

9.6 x
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Herbert Smith Freehills Operating Metrics

Y, 2015

Countries

18

Partners

332

Profits per Equity Partner

$1.28 m

Revenue per Lawyer

$680 k
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Herbert Smith Freehills Company Life and Culture

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