Herbert Smith Freehills

Litigation Department

London (Firms)
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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"I do not think we could have been better prepared," says one impressed client, who continues: "The team is very impressive - clever, hands-on, relentless and a real delight to work with."

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.