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Bird & Bird

Commercial Contracts

1 ranked lawyersBand 3UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recognised in the market for significant strength in handling technology-related commercial transactions. Also acts for an impressive client list across a wide range of mandates including collaboration agreements, supply chain contracts and advertising matters. Particular expertise in the healthcare and retail sectors.

Strengths

One source notes: "I have always found them to be very sensible and good technically. They are well regarded in the technology sphere."

Work highlights

Advised Costa on the separation of its IT arrangements from its former parent company, Whitbread, following the acquisition of Costa by Coca-Cola, involving key supplier contracts.

Notable practitioners

Simon Shooter is head of the firm's international commercial group. He has a wide range of expertise in negotiating commercial contracts and strategic partnerships. He is particularly adept at advising clients in the technology and pharmaceutical sectors.

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Commercial Contracts


Simon Shooter
Band 3