Herbert Smith Freehills to fire Australian partner after investigation into sexual harassment claims

Australian media identifies partner in question as firm's Asia-Pacific projects head

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) is set to fire an Australian partner following an investigation into several allegations of sexual harassment made against him.

In a statement, the firm said a male partner based in Australia had been suspended from the partnership on 9 March after an internal investigation found evidence of workplace misconduct.

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