Bird & Bird placed 10th on list of "World's Best Outsourcing Advisors" for 2014


Bird & Bird is pleased to announce that its international outsourcing practice has been awarded 10th place on the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP®) list of the "World's Best Outsourcing Advisors".

The IAOP® is the global, standard-setting association and advocate for outsourcing professionals and the organizations they support. The 2014 Global Outsourcing 100 and The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors recognizes the world’s best outsourcing service providers and advisors. These rankings are based on applications received and evaluated by an independent judging panel organized by IAOP. The 2014 panel is led by IAOP chief advisor of thought leadership, IAOP, Jagdish Dalal, COP and president of JDalal Associates, LLC.

"At a time when there is a growing need to outsource, The Global Outsourcing 100 and The World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors lists have become invaluable reference tools to help companies research service providers," said Debi Hamill, IAOP CEO. "The companies named on these lists and sub lists have demonstrated their expertise following a rigorous, independently judged process and represent the top in the industry.”

Bird & Bird's international outsourcing practice has advised on some of the most complex and innovative outsourcing transactions undertaken anywhere in the world over the past 25 years. We advise customers and vendors throughout the lifecycle of their outsourcing relationships, from the initial structuring of a deal through the procurement process to contract negotiation, transition and implementation. Our team is international and fully integrated, making us uniquely placed to support global and pan-European transactions. Mark Leach, Partner and Head of Outsourcing, commented "I am delighted that the strength and quality of our international team has again been recognised by the IAOP in these prestigious rankings."

The full list of rankings was published on 2nd June in the Fortune 500 issue of FORTUNE magazine, and can also be found on the IAOP's website: