Bird & Bird has been crowned UK TMT Team of the Year at the inaugural Legal 500 UK Awards.
The award categories recognise not only the largest firms but also excellence in the regional market as well as the specialist firms. By doing so, these awards set the benchmark for excellence across the UK legal market.
Bird & Bird beat a shortlist of firms including major international competitors such as Baker & McKenzie, Hogan Lovells and Linklaters, as well as predominately UK focused teams at Bristows, Field Fisher Waterhouse, Harbottle & Lewis, Olswang and Taylor Wessing.
The full list of categories and winners can be accessed here: http://www.legal500.com/awards/award-categories
The Legal 500 is widely recognised as one of the most authoritative research guides covering the leading law firms operating within the UK. Many months of thorough research, gained through over 50,000 interviews has enabled the Legal 500 to identify the market leaders across a number of different business sectors.
This award follows Bird and Bird's outstanding performance with the latest Legal 500 directory rankings. Within the overall category of London TMT Bird & Bird were top ranked for IT and Telecoms, Intellectual Property, Brand Management, Data Protection, Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology, and Sport. We were also highly ranked for Media and Entertainment and Franchising.
A full breakdown of our TMT rankings can be accessed here: