Firm / Organisation

Bird & Bird

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Chairman: Massimiliano Mostardini
Chief Executive Officer: David Kerr
Number of partners in Europe: 170+
Number of lawyers in Europe: 860+

Firm Overview:
For the past decade, Bird & Bird has been the ‘go to’ international legal firm for companies being disrupted by technology and the digital world. Whether traditional businesses leveraging cutting-edge technology or start-ups changing the status quo, the firm guides its clients through all the regulatory, legal and commercial aspects of this fast-moving environment. The firm combines exceptional legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking, to help clients operating at the forefront of their industries to achieve their goals.

Main Areas of Practice and Sectors:
Bird & Bird organises itself around its clients, with its lawyers typically arranged in groups which focus on key industries. This structure drives the firm to develop and maintain high level expertise in practice areas and geographic regions which serve the needs of their client base. The firm provides a broad advisory, transactional, and contentious capability within the following sector areas:
■ Automotive
■ Aviation
■ Defence & Security
■ Energy & Utilities
■ Financial Services
■ Life Sciences & Healthcare
■ Media, Entertainment & Sport
■ Retail & Consumer
■ Tech & Comms

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Banking & Finance
■ Commercial
■ Corporate
■ Competition & EU
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Franchising
■ Intellectual Property
■ International HR Services
■ Outsourcing
■ Privacy & Data Protection
■ Public Projects & Procurement
■ Real Estate
■ Regulatory & Administrative
■ Restructuring & Insolvency
■ Tax
■ Trade & Customs