Bird & Bird builds international employment team with key recruit

01 December 2005

Dedicated employment team in Sweden builds on firm’s international capability

International law firm Bird & Bird has recruited Katarina Nordblom, an employment law partner in its office in Sweden. Joining from Vinge, Sweden’s leading corporate firm, Katarina will head up and develop the firm’s employment practice in Sweden and contribute to the overall development of Bird & Bird’s international employment practice. The firm has employment teams in its offices in Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, The Netherlands and the UK.

Katarina brings a range of employment law expertise to the firm with a main focus on corporate employment issues. Her clients are mainly active in the IT, communications, financial services and life sciences sectors – which are all key sectors of focus for Bird & Bird.

Commenting on her appointment, Michael Frie, managing partner of the firm’s Swedish office said:

“I’m delighted that Katarina is joining us. Her support will be vital as we continue to expand our full service to our clients”.

Katarina added:

“Bird & Bird’s employment team is international in nature and with its focus on the sectors I’m specialised in, makes this a perfect fit for me. I’m very much looking forward to joining them”.

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