HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS (HSF) was active last month,
securing a string of hires across the region. Ashurst,
meanwhile, has been on the receiving end. HSF raided the silver
circle firm in Australia for corporate partner Ian Williams,
who will be based in Brisbane, and competition head Liza
Carver, who will be based in Sydney. The firm also lost energy
and mining expert Damien Roberts to HSF's Tokyo office....