Bird & Bird appoints ten in its annual partnership promotions


International law firm Bird & Bird is delighted to appoint ten new partners in its annual partnership promotions. As of 1 May, Bird & Bird will have a total of 222 partners.

The new partners, from across a breadth of practice areas and geographies, include:

Banking & Finance - Stefano Febbi, Milan and Danilo Quattrocchi, Rome;
EU & Competition - Katia Duncker, Helsinki;
Dispute Resolution - Eggo Jan Rietema, The Hague and Jonathan Speed, London;
Commercial / IT - Roelien van Neck, The Hague and Maciej Gawronski, Warsaw;
IP / Patents - Friedrich Emmerling, Munich and Manon Rieger-Jansen, The Hague; and
Restructuring - Bertrand Biette, Paris.

David Kerr, Bird & Bird’s CEO, said: “We welcome our ten outstanding lawyers to the Bird & Bird partnership, all of whom have proven track records of helping our clients achieve success.  These appointments, across disciplines and geographies, evidence the significant strength of the firm and its delivery on our long-term strategy of investing in our people, the firm and delivering the best service to our clients.”