Bird & Bird appoints 15 to partner, 2 to Senior Counsel, 2 to Special Counsel, 12 to Counsel and 1 to Legal Director in annual global promotion round

International law firm Bird & Bird today appoints 15 partners, 2 Senior Counsel, 2 Special Counsel (Australia), 12 Counsel and 1 Legal Director in its annual global promotion round.

All the promotions are effective from May 2021, except for three partners effective November 2020, listed below.

Graeme Maguire, Chair of the Board, Bird & Bird says: “On behalf of the Board I would like to express my heartfelt congratulations to all those around the Bird & Bird network being promoted to partner and counsel positions today. I thoroughly look forward to working with you all on the future direction of the firm as we emerge from the pandemic.

David Kerr, CEO, Bird & Bird says: “Congratulations to everyone on reaching such a significant milestone in your careers. In the face of a very challenging year, your dedication to your clients and commitment to your teams has shone through. I look forward to celebrating with you all in person when we can.

Those promoted are:


Senior Counsel:

Special Counsel (Australia):


Legal Director:

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