Bird & Bird receives excellent results in Legal 500 EMEA 2018

13 April 2018

We're delighted to announce that we've received an excellent set of results in the 2018 edition of Legal 500 EMEA. As well as 34 top-tier rankings across our EMEA offices, we were recommended in a further 103 practice areas. Our rankings improved in 23 areas, and we were recognised in a total of 17 new practice areas.

Our Top Tier rankings were in: 

Jurisdiction  Practice area
 Belgium  Intellectual property
 Belgium  EU regulatory: IT
 Belgium  EU regulatory: Pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotechnology
 Belgium  EU regulatory: Privacy and data protection
 Belgium  Industry Focus: Food and beverage
 Belgium  Industry Focus: Healthcare & Life Sciences
 Belgium  Industry Focus: Information technology and telecoms
 Czech Republic  TMT
 Denmark  Information technology
 France  The Regions
 France  Industry Focus: IT, telecoms and the internet
 France  Industry Focus: Luxury Goods
 France  Intellectual property: Patents
 Germany  Information Technology and Outsourcing: data protection
 Germany  Information technology and outsourcing: IT (including contracts)
 Germany  Industry Focus: Telecoms - transactions
 Germany  IP: patent litigation
 Germany  IP: trade marks and unfair competition
 Germany  IP: trade marks and unfair competition - Design law
 Germany  Public sector: public procurement
 Hungary  Banking and Finance
 Hungary  Commercial, Corporate and M&A
 Hungary  Projects and energy
 Italy  Intellectual property
 Italy  Intellectual property: copyright
 Italy  Industry Focus: Healthcare & Life Sciences
 Italy  Industry Focus: Retail
 Netherlands  Industry Focus: Information technology
 Netherlands  Industry Focus: Media and entertainment
 Netherlands  Industry Focus: Telecoms
 Poland  TMT
 Spain  Intellectual property: copyright
 Spain  Intellectual property: Patents
 Sweden  Intellectual property and media

Of particular note were three new Tier 1 rankings in Hungary, following the arrival of two new partners and their team earlier this year

As well as our firm listings, 34 of our lawyers were selected as "Leading lawyers" and 16 were named "Next Generation lawyers".

Take a look at Bird & Bird's full results here