Our International Dispute Resolution group takes an integrated approach with our colleagues in other groups. This means that we become involved in potential disputes from the very earliest stage and we can assess risk, alone or with other professional advisers, enabling us to provide clients with early advice in confidence which can lead to the avoidance of costly litigation.
Our team includes partners and associates based in Europe, across Continental Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. We have wide ranging experience and expertise across our key industry sectors and are skilled in all forms of dispute resolution including, litigation; arbitration; ADR including mediation; corporate governance advice and investigations. Our team is particularly known for its expertise in:
Bird & Bird's International Arbitration Group is a cross-border, integrated, multi-disciplinary team with an in-depth knowledge of arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism and a comprehensive understanding of key industry sectors. The group has a truly international feel, operating throughout all of the major financial cities in the world. Bird & Bird’s International Arbitration Group has featured in The GAR 100 (which lists the top global arbitration practices) for the last number of years.
We have extensive experience of representing clients in arbitrations, including under the rules of the world's leading arbitral institutions (ICC, LCIA, AAA/ICDR, CIETAC, ICSID, WIPO) and in ad hoc arbitrations (UNCITRAL).
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International law firm Bird & Bird today appoints Michael Chik as a partner in its International Dispute Resolution Group, based in Hong Kong.
International law firm Bird & Bird today boosts its Dispute Resolution practice with the appointment of Lucas Pitts as a partner in Dubai.
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