Herbert Smith Freehills

Litigation Department

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What the team is known for Able to cover a comprehensive cross-section of the litigation market, including civil disputes arising in the context of financial, commercial and corporate transactions and relationships. Advises well-known clients from around the world in sectors such as banking and finance, mining, energy and consumer products. Demonstrates the capacity to advise on numerous approaches to legal conflict, offering integrated advocacy, technological expertise and alternative dispute resolution services to clients, as well as a leading contingent of traditional litigation solicitors.

Strengths One source says: "They are a major player in the big-ticket litigation market and have the resources, the expertise and the experience to deal with the largest and most complex cases."

Notable practitioners

Damien Byrne Hill is a leading light at the firm for litigation, particularly in relation to the banking sector. Alan Watts is another key figure, known for his involvement in corporate disputes.