Herbert Smith creates eleven partners

Herbert Smith has announced the appointment of 11 partners globally, the majority to its London corporate department

The new London corporate partners are Scott Cochrane, Louise Freestone, Chris Haynes and Julia Pyke. Laurence Elliott will be made a partner in the London corporate recovery department, Anna Howell in energy/projects and Donald Rowlands in real estate. Two partners will also be made up in the Paris tax and projects department, one litigator in Tokyo and another in Hong Kong.