Bird & Bird boosts Milan office with corporate team

30 April 2003

Newly launched office hires to broaden service capability

International law firm Bird & Bird has just recruited a team of seven corporate, M&A and commercial lawyers to join its recently launched office in Milan. Headed by partner Alberto Salvadè, the team will focus on providing corporate, commercial and financial services advice to the firm’s Italian and international clients. The team joined Bird & Bird on 15th April.

A partner at Deloitte Legal (formerly Andersen Legal), where he was head of the Italian corporate group covering Milan, Pedova and Rome, Alberto Salvadè brings to the firm a broad range of experience within the IT, Telecoms, Banking & Finance sectors. Alberto brought with him a team of 5 assistants and one of counsel.

Commenting on his appointment, Massimiliano Mostardini, managing partner of Bird & Bird’s Milan office said:

“I am delighted that Alberto and his team are coming on board. When we launched the office we knew that we would need to expand quickly in order to be able to offer our clients a full service. I have worked with Alberto for a number of years. He is greatly respected by his clients and he and his team have an enviable set of credentials and relevant experience of our sectors. The fit is an excellent one”.

Alberto Salvadè added:

“Bird & Bird’s sector focus and European expansion offers a number of very exciting opportunities for me and the team. We believe that the offering which Bird & Bird can make in the Italian market is one which will strike a real chord with our clients. I am really looking forward to joining them.”

Bird & Bird’s Milan office was established on 1st April.

For any more information, please contact Massimiliano Mostardini on + (39) 02 30 35 6000 or Larry Cattle on + 44 (0) 20 7415 6000.