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01 Jul 2019

Greenwoods names four new Senior Associates

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce its promotions to Senior Associate, effective today.

24 May 2019

Greenwoods wins at Australasian Law Awards 2019

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is thrilled to have been recognised for our involvement in M&A Deal of the Year and overall Australian Deal of the Year - Coles demerger from Wesfarmers at last night’s Australasian Law Awards 2019 held in Sydney.

14 May 2019

Greenwoods wins at National Infrastructure Awards 2019

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is thrilled to have been recognised for Project of the Year at the National Infrastructure Awards 2019 for its involvement as tax advisor on the WestConnex project.

10 May 2019

Greenwoods together with Herbert Smith Freehills sweep ITR Asia Tax Awards 2019 with several award wins

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is excited that, together with Herbert Smith Freehills, it has won several awards at last night’s ITR Asia Tax Awards 2019.

30 Apr 2019

Greenwoods recognised on Innovative Firms 2019 List

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to have been recognised on the Australasian Lawyer’s Innovative Firms 2019 List.

09 Apr 2019

Greenwoods Directors finalists for Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2019

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is excited to congratulate Directors Cameron Blackwood, Aldrin De Zilva and Nick Heggart on their nominations for the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2019.

28 Mar 2019

Greenwoods wins two awards at Client Choice Awards 2019

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is thrilled to have won two awards at last night’s Financial Review Client Choice Awards.

22 Mar 2019

Best Lawyers 2020

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills has been recognised in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia.

18 Mar 2019

Greenwoods finalist for six awards at Asia Tax Awards 2019

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills are excited to announce the firm’s nomination as a finalist for six awards at the International Tax Review Asia Tax Awards 2019

01 Mar 2019

Australasian Law Awards 2019 – Greenwoods finalist for M&A Deal of the Year

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills are proud to be a finalist for the M&A Deal of the Year category in the Australasian Law Awards 2019, for our role in the Coles demerger from Wesfarmers and Unibail-Rodamco acquisition of Westfield transactions. Managing Director, Manuel Makas said, “Our Corporate & M&A team continue to go from strength to strength, advising on the leading, complex transactions in the market.”

27 Feb 2019

Greenwoods finalist in Financial Review Client Choice Awards 2019

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is excited to be among the finalists for the Financial Review Client Choice Awards 2019 in the Law & Related Services firm (< A$50m) category. The Client Choice Awards are based on independent research from clients of professional services providers.

12 Feb 2019

The Tax Institute’s Tax Adviser of the Year Awards 2019 – Greenwoods finalists announced

Richard Hendriks, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, is a finalist for Chartered Tax Adviser and Alistair Haskett is a finalist for Emerging Tax Star. This is great recognition for Richard and Alistair of their high calibre of work in 2018.

17 Jan 2019

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills ranked Tier 1 by Asia Pacific Legal 500

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is excited to again have been ranked Tier 1 in the area of Tax by The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2019. The firm is one of only three firms to have been ranked Tier 1 in Tax.

15 Jan 2019

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills proud to be member firm of ALTA network

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills are proud to be the Australian member firm of ALTA, a tax network of Asia-Pacific’s Leading Tax Advisers, with member firms in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Singapore. This supports the firm in continuing to expand our profile and work in the Asia-Pacific.

03 Dec 2018

International Tax Review - World Tax 2019: Tier 1 firm

In the 2019 edition of International Tax Review's World Tax guide, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills has once again been ranked as a Tier 1 firm for tax in Australia.

23 Nov 2018

Tier 1 firm for tax law in NSW and Victoria

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have been ranked in the latest edition of Doyles Guide as a Tier 1 firm for tax in New South Wales and Victoria.

01 Nov 2018

Manuel Makas appointed Greenwoods' new Managing Director

After seven years at the helm of Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills, earlier this year Tony Frost announced his retirement from his role as the firm’s Managing Director. We are delighted to announce that Manuel Makas has been elected by the Greenwoods Directors as the new Managing Director, effective 1 November.

17 Oct 2018

Welcome David Bond

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce that David Bond will join our Perth office as a Director on Monday, 5 November.

29 Jun 2018

Congratulations to our newly promoted Senior Associates

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce the promotion of Sarah Reddick and Rebecca Fan to the position of Senior Associate, effective 1 July 2018.

21 May 2018

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards 2018

Congratulations to Senior Associate Mary Hu, who on Friday night was named a winner in the taxation category of the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards.

13 Apr 2018

Best Lawyers 2019

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have once again been named Law Firm of the Year for Tax Law in Australia, in the Best Lawyers 2019 rankings.

03 Apr 2018

Welcome Sue Ann Khoo

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills welcomes Sue Ann Khoo to the firm as a Director, based in our Sydney office.

28 Mar 2018

Congratulations to our 30 under 30 finalists

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce that Senior Associates Mary Hu, Michael Carroll and Steven Guo have been named as three of the ten finalists in the taxation category in this year’s Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Awards.

15 Mar 2018

Financial Review Client Choice Awards 2018 - Best Accounting Firm

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce that the firm was named Best Accounting Firm (revenue under $50m) at last night’s Financial Review Client Choice Awards. As a multi-disciplinary practice, we were also one of five finalists in the Best Law Firm category.

15 Jan 2018

International Tax Review - World Tax - 2018

In the latest edition of International Tax Review - World Tax, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills has been ranked as a Tier 1 firm for tax in Australia.

21 Dec 2017

Congratulations to our newest Director and Senior Associate

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce the promotion of Christopher Neil to the position of Director and Nastassia Bondarenko-Edwards to the position of Senior Associate, effective 1 January 2018.

14 Dec 2017

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to be ranked for the fifth consecutive year in the top tier for Tax in Australia in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific guide.

27 Sep 2017

Doyles Guide - 2017

In the latest edition of Doyles Guide, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills has been ranked as a Tier 1 firm for tax in New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia.

01 Jul 2017

Congratulations Michael, Steven & Mary

Greenwoods congratulates Michael Carroll, Steven Guo and Mary Hu on their promotion to Senior Associate.

10 May 2017

ITR - Asia Tax Awards 2017

For the second year running, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills and associated law firm Herbert Smith Freehills were named the best firm in Australia for tax litigation and disputes at the International Tax Review Asia Tax Awards.

09 May 2017

Our under 30 stars

Congratulations to Mary Hu and Ryan Leslie on being finalists for the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 award for tax.

27 Feb 2017

Welcome back Cameron Rider

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce the return of Cameron Rider to the Firm as Special Counsel.

16 Jan 2017

Welcome John Avery

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to welcome John Avery to the firm as a Consultant with specialist expertise in land tax.

20 Dec 2016

New recruits to the Sydney office

2016 has seen the addition of nine exceptional tax professionals to the Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills Sydney office. Find out more about our latest recruits.

11 Nov 2016

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017

For the fourth year running, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is honoured to be ranked in the top tier for Tax in Australia in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 guide.

06 Oct 2016

IFA honours Prof Richard Vann

At its recent annual Congress in Madrid, the International Fiscal Association bestowed its highest honour on Prof Richard Vann for his leadership in international taxation and contribution to the organisation.

03 Oct 2016

Our growing Melbourne team

In recent months, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills has welcomed 7 new professional staff to our Melbourne office. Find out more about our new recruits.

30 Jun 2016

Join our Melbourne team

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is currently experiencing growth in our Melbourne office. As a result, we are seeking expressions of interest from talented tax professionals at all levels.

01 Jun 2016

Join our GST team

Our GST and indirect tax team is growing in Sydney. We are looking to hire an associate in the Sydney office.

05 May 2016

ITR - Asia Tax Awards 2016

Together, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills and associated law firm Herbert Smith Freehills were named the best firm in Australia for tax litigation and disputes at the International Tax Review Asia Tax Awards in May 2016.

02 Mar 2016

Welcome Aldrin De Zilva

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce that Aldrin De Zilva has joined the firm as a Director and Head of the Melbourne office and our Projects and Infrastructure team.

02 Mar 2016

Justice Graham Hill Memorial Lecture

On 2 March 2016, Special Counsel Ken Spence was honoured to deliver the Justice Graham Hill Memorial Lecture at the The Tax Institute's 2016 National Convention in Melbourne.

26 Feb 2016

Best Lawyers - 2017

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have been named the Best Law Firm in Australia for tax in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia. In addition, all of our Directors and one of our Special Counsel were recognised as Best Lawyers in the category of Tax Law.

23 Nov 2015

ITR World Tax 2016

International Tax Review World Tax Guide 2016 ranked Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills in the top tier of leading tax firms in Australia.

10 Nov 2015

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is honoured to be ranked in the top tier for Tax in Australia in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016 guide for the third year running.

05 Nov 2015

30 years + counting

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to be celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2015.

29 Oct 2015

Who's Who Legal 2015

Who's Who Legal named Directors Tony Frost and Adrian O'Shannessy and Special Counsel Tim Neilson to their list of leaders in the field of corporate tax in their 2015 Corporate Tax edition.

01 Jul 2015

Our new Senior Associates

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce the promotion of five of its Associates to the position of Senior Associate.

01 Jul 2015

Meet our new Directors

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce the promotion of Cameron Blackwood and Julian Pinson to Director.

10 Apr 2015

Best Lawyers in Australia

We are honoured to have all of our Directors and one of our Special Counsel recognised in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia in the category of Tax Law.

10 Mar 2015

Client Choice Awards 2015

Our clients have spoken. Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills won in three categories in the Financial Review Client Choice Awards 2015.

11 Feb 2015

Chambers Asia Pacific 2015

In its rankings for 2015, Chambers Asia Pacific ranked Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills as a Band 1 firm for tax in Australia.

01 Jan 2015

Promotion

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce the promotion of Christopher Tang to Senior Associate.

10 Nov 2014

Same firm, new name

We are pleased to announce that Greenwoods & Freehills has formally changed its name to Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills.