Seven Bird & Bird partners recognised for client excellence


Lawyers from six Bird & Bird offices have been awarded ILO Client Choice Awards.

Those picking up an award for their respective work area and jurisdiction included: Brent Springael (Corporate Tax, Belgium), Massimilliano Mostardini (IP: Patents, Italy), Armand Killan (IP: Patents, The Netherlands), Susan De Silva (Employment & Labour, Singapore) Hermenegildo Altozano (Energy & Natural Resources, Spain) and Mark Hilton (IP: Patents, London).

The awards recognise the firms and partners around the world who provide excellent client service and real value to their clients’ business. Winners are selected as a result of client ratings around the following criteria: quality of legal advice; value for money; commercial awareness; effective communication; billing; transparency; tailored fee structures; response time; sharing of expertise and use of technology.