Bird & Bird in the UK achieves three top tier rankings in Legal Week’s Law Student Report 2009


Bird & Bird in the UK has been awarded three top tier rankings in the third annual Legal Week Law Student Report, including third for overall City firm, second for City firm by work-life balance and third for City firm by prestige. The major survey of over 2,500 students from both Russell Group and GDL, rate their top five prospective employers in various categories. Bird & Bird is aligned with other firms including Ashurst, Olswang, Nabarro and Travers Smith.

Bird & Bird’s recognition in Legal Week’s Law Student Report follows a continued trend of placing in sought after international rankings, including the firm’s recent inclusion as a top ten firm in the AZUR survey 2009, a magazine for trainees and young professionals published by leading German legal publication JUVE. The UK’s light-hearted and well-read website, RollOnFriday awarded Bird & Bird Law firm of the year in December 2008.

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About Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird is an international legal practice comprising Bird & Bird LLP and its affiliated and associated businesses, and has offices in Beijing, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, The Hague, Helsinki, Hong Kong, London, Lyon, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Prague, Rome, Shanghai, Stockholm and Warsaw.

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