Bird and Bird Solicitors

Company History
Bird & Bird was started in 1830 but officially established in 1846. With a vast law and legal experience, Bird & Bird today practice 18 areas of law in more than 16 industries with 25 offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. They have clients in 118 countries worldwide.

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Developing online tools and services to help reduce costs
Manage risks and open up new opportunities to grow business

Key Departments
Aerospace, Defence and Security
Energy & Utilities
Financial Services
Food and Beverage
Information Technology
Life Sciences

Key Staff
David Kerr
- Chief Executive Officer

Michael Frie
- Chairman

Strongest Areas of Business
Banking & Finance
Dispute Resolution
EU & Competition Law
Intellectual Property
International HR Services
Privacy and Data Protection
Public Projects and Procurement
Real Estate
Regulatory and Administrative
Restructuring and Insolvency
Trade and Customs

Online Services

  • Online data rooms
  • Manage procurement processes and multi-jurisidictional matters
  • Track the progress of a deal (key stages, milestones)
  • Access invoices and ‘work in progress’ reports

Business Locations
Bird & Bird Solicitors have offices in following locations:

  • Africa
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic & Slovakia
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Italy
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
  • Netherlands
  • North America
  • Poland
  • Russia and the CIS
  • Southeast Europe and Turkey
  • Spain and Portugal
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland, Austria and Luxembourg
  • UK

Following are upcoming events from Bird & Bird Solicitors.

Bird’s Eye View on ICT Industry 2014
- January, 2014

Creating a secure and undistorted European energy market
- February, 2014

Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court: Bird & Bird co-hosts conference in Amsterdam
- February, 2014

Recent Awards
Following are the award achieved by Bird and Bird Solicitors for the year 2013:

  1. International TMT Firm of the Year 2013 – China Law and Practice
  2. Client Partner of the Year – The Lawyer Awards
  3. Best in Telecoms Media Technology & Life Sciences – Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards
  4. TMT Team of the Year – Legal Business Awards 2013
  5. Life Sciences Firm of the Year, Patent Firm of the Year, Patent Lawyer of the Year: Trevor Cook, Internet & e-Commerce & Data Protection Firm of the Year, Regulatory Communications Firm of the Year – Who’s Who Legal Awards 2013

Recent Publications
Following are recent publications from Bird & Bird Solicitors.

  1. The Law and Regulation of Franchising in the EU – November, 2013
  2. Trade Descriptions (Unfair Trade Practices) (Amendment) Ordinance: Guidance and Legislation – November, 2013
  3. Handbook on Digital Health – September, 2013
  4. The Law of Video and Computer Games – July, 2013
  5. World Competition Volume 34 – March, 2013

Corporate Responsibility
Bird & Bird solicitors concentrate on Diversity and inclusion, Environment and Giving Back in their Corporate Responsibility Programme. They encourage their staff and clients to work on minimising the impact on the environment.

Contact Address
(London Headquarters)
Bird & Bird LLP
15 Fetter Lane
London EC4A 1JP
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 7415 6000