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Herbert Smith Freehills

Key statistics

Ranked Practice Areas
Awards Won
Ranked Lawyers
Male:Female Ratio of Ranked Lawyers

Firm summary


Herbert Smith Freehills is a International: Multi-practice firm in China.

In 2022, the firm was recognised in 5 practice area(s) and 3 of its practitioner(s) were accredited.

In the same year, Herbert Smith Freehills was nominated for 12 awards, of which it won 10.

This information is based on aggregated legal ranking and awards data from the world’s market-leading legal publications. Legal Media 360’s sentiment index methodology can be viewed here.


within China

Practice Area Subcategory Index Rank No. of rankings Ave. Tier Table
Banking and finance
General 6 1 3.0 View full ranking table
Corporate and M&A
General 5 2 3.0 View full ranking table
Dispute resolution
Arbitration 1 2 1.0 View full ranking table
Labour and employment
General 3 1 2.0 View full ranking table
Project development
including energy and infrastructure 1 2 1.0 View full ranking table

Firm awards

Total win-to-nominations ratio 10:12

Award Win Ratio
Consumer good and services 1:1
Corporate and M&A 2:2
Dispute resolution - Arbitration 1:1
Dispute resolution - China practice 1:1
Energy and natural resources 1:1
Healthcare and lifesciences 0:1
Industrials and manufacturing 1:1
Private client and wealth management 1:1
Technology, media, telecoms 1:1
Alternative legal services 0:1
Dispute resolution 1:1

Ranked lawyers at this firm

All data gathered from 2022 datasets. Learn more.