Our New York office opens for business today, 4 September 2012. The office will initially operate as Herbert Smith New York. On 1 October 2012, the official launch date of our merger with leading Australian firm Freehills, it will become part of the Herbert Smith Freehills international network. The New York office will focus solely on complex cross–border disputes work in the following three areas:
- International arbitration;
- Anti-corruption and cross-border investigations;
- Litigation capability to support the investigations and arbitration offering and to handle the US end of cross-border litigation for network clients.
Click here to read our press release about the new office.