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Herbert Smith Freehills has won a place on Standard Chartered’s global legal panel for the first time, alongside the bank’s regular magic circle advisers. The firm has acted for Standard Chartered on a range of transactions, but was previously just on a number of specialist panels such as its investment banking roster. [continued]
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Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has won a place on Standard Chartered’s global legal panel for the first time, alongside the bank’s regular magic circle advisers.
K&L Gates global managing partner and chairman Peter Kalis says women, machines and legal journalists are among the biggest agents of change for law firms, and that those that do not grapple with them will find innovation “disruptive as hell”.
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