Herbert Smith Freehills

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.

Company Growth (employees)
Sydney, AU
Size (employees)
4,981 (est)
Herbert Smith Freehills was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Sydney, AU

Key People/Management at Herbert Smith Freehills

Mark Rigotti

Mark Rigotti

Nicole Bamforth

Nicole Bamforth

Chief Operating Officer
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

Herbert Smith Freehills Office Locations

Herbert Smith Freehills has offices in Sydney, London, Brisbane City, Jakart Pusat and in 17 other locations
Brisbane City, AU
480 Queen St
Bruxelles, BE
8 Rue du Cardinal Mercier
Chaoyang Qu, CN
2 Jianguomen Outer St
Berlin, DE
2 Berliner Freiheit
Moskva, RU
Nikolskaya ulitsa
New York, US
450 Lexington Ave
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Herbert Smith Freehills Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Herbert Smith Freehills Financials

Herbert Smith Freehills's revenue was reported to be £455.7 m in FY, 2017 which is a 2% increase from the previous period.

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, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

116.4 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

102.2 m151.4 m146.5 m144 m136.1 m132.8 m

Cash From Financing Activities

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

Net Change in Cash

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


    101.2 k

    Financial Leverage

    9.6 x
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    Herbert Smith Freehills Operating Metrics

    Y, 2015

    Profits per Equity Partner

    $1.28 m

    Revenue per Lawyer

    $680 k




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