Bird & Bird boosts Communications and IT team with key recruit

01 February 2005

Highly rated Linklaters partner joins Communications and IT market leader

International law firm Bird & Bird, is recruiting a highly respected Communications and IT partner from Linklaters. Graeme Maguire (36), who will be joining Bird & Bird’s London office, will help boost the firm’s leading communications and IT team which has been expanding rapidly on an international scale in the past few years.

Graeme joined Linklaters as a trainee in 1992 becoming a partner in their IT & Communications group in 2001. His impressive range of experience of winning and delivering commercial IT, telecoms, media and outsourcing work, has earned him a reputation as a leading lawyer for communications and IT work. Significantly he also brings to Bird & Bird extensive UK and international regulatory experience including running major multi-jurisdictional projects.

Commenting on his appointment, David Kerr, CEO of Bird & Bird and joint head of the firm’s Communications Group said:

“It’s great news that Graeme has agreed to join us. He has precisely the sort of sector experience our clients need with an impressive range of expertise. His cross-border experience in particular very neatly ties in with the international development of our sectors. He will be a key asset to our already highly rated team”.

For more information on Bird & Bird, please contact Larry Cattle on +44 (0)20 7415 6156.