Bird & Bird is a highly respected law firm with an international reputation built not only on exceptional legal expertise, but also on an in-depth understanding of client sectors and commercial pressures which is central to the way we meet our clients’ needs. We have over 1.200 lawyers and legal practitioners working as a single, cohesive team across 28 offices in 19 jurisdictions in Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. We are strategically well placed to offer local expertise within a global context and also have close ties with firms in other key jurisdictions throughout the world. In Germany we have more than 180 lawyers who operate out of four offices in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich.
We cover all areas of commercial and business law, with specialists in a range of industry sectors – especially where technology, regulation and intellectual property have a significant impact. Our key sector specialisations are in Automotive, Aviation & Aerospace, Financial Services, Energy & Utilities, Retail & Consumer, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Media, Entertainment & Sport and Tech & Comms.
Bird & Bird’s International Sports Group is top-ranked and includes a number of dedicated sports specialists who work exclusively on sports-related matters. The team works with a large number of sports governing bodies and rights-holders and their partners/ investors in sports rights, helping them maximise the commercial value of their rights and govern and regulate their sports industry efficiently and effectively.