Bird & Bird
Bird & Bird is an international law firm, with a rare and invaluable grasp of strategic commercial issues. We combine exceptional legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking, to help clients achieve their commercial goals. We have over 1200 lawyers in 28 offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, as well as close ties with firms in other parts of the world.
There are three key things that set us apart from our competitors: our deep industry knowledge, excellence in client service and international reach. These differentiators are all underpinned by our commitment to clarity, originality and passion.
In 1998, we became one of the first law firms to organise around key sectors, enabling us to share our deep industry knowledge more effectively across the firm. We combine this commercial understanding of our clients’ business with our leading legal expertise and the international reach our clients need to achieve their goals. Our governance structure has been designed to support this layout, and ensure we adhere to the highest standards in everything we do. Our Board is supported by the Executive Committee, which meets regularly to coordinate activity between the different parts of the firm.
A successful international law firm with a rich history
There have been many changes for Bird & Bird over its 160-year history, but one thing remains; the culture and identity of Bird & Bird. We are proud to be a firm that produces high-quality, free-thinking, innovative advice and ideas, with lawyers who don’t sit on the fence and aren’t afraid to speak their minds.
We now practice 18 areas of law in more than 16 industries, in 19 countries, and our collaborative international network means our clients know they’ll receive the best advice, wherever it is needed.
Our clients are based across 118 countries worldwide and 75% of our major clients work with more than one of our offices, demonstrating our ability to work seamlessly across jurisdictions.
Our support for the individual means our people enjoy long careers with us, passing down our deep legal knowledge, international reach and excellence in client service from one generation to the next to ensure that the Bird & Bird story continues.
T: +44 (0)20 7415 6000
Bird & Bird profits rise 2% after €17m spend on new City headquarters, accounts reveal
Legal Business (blog)
Bird & Bird's turnover increased 5% to €344.5m for the 2015/16 financial year, according to the firm's recently filed accounts. Alongside the increase in turnover, the firm saw its profits rise by 2% to €96m and net debt tumble by 15% to €39.5m. The ...
Legal Cheek (blog)
Bird & Bird space law guru among host of lawyers to scoop New Year honours
Legal Cheek (blog)
At the culmination of a year that's proved a rollercoaster ride for the profession, solicitors such as Bird & Bird partner Joanne Wheeler are among the “extraordinary people” chosen for the esteemed line-up. So what has she done to earn her place?