While it’s not unusual for international law firms to engage in some form of pro bono work, Herbert Smith Freehills is making headlines for their vast assistance to Sierra Leone in combating the Ebola pandemic over the last several years. Now, that assistance is opening up renewed channels of investment.

On The Move

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 Written by

shutterstock 250535374The latest private practice moves from some of the biggest players in our markets.

Legal troubles may be brewing at Starbucks Corp. in the wake of a recent campaign to raise social awareness.  The initiative released earlier this month at the behest of CEO Howard Schultz encouraged the company’s green-apron clad staff of baristas to scrawl “Race Together” on the outside of beverage cups.  Borne out of internal company discussions and employee forums around the country, the purpose of the campaign has been to motivate discussions about race difficulties in the US.

Olgar Group, Turkey's leading retailer of sports clothing and equipment, and Kuwait-based private equity investor Global Investment House agree to a partnership through share sale.

International law firm WOLF THEISS was successful at The Lawyer European Awards and was named 'Law Firm of the Year' by legal magazine 'The Lawyer': Eastern Europe and the Balkans' while being nominated in 5 categories overall.