Ten Bird & Bird lawyers were recognised at the prestigious Client Choice Awards last week, held at One Great George Street in London.
The awards celebrate outstanding client care and the ability to add value to clients' business, with winners selected on the basis of corporate counsel feedback: clients are asked by the research team to rate their lawyers across a number of client service criteria, including quality of legal advice, commercial awareness, industry knowledge, and strategic thinking.
Bird & Bird's winners were:
Bálint Halász – Hungary – Intellectual Property-Trademarks
Matthew Laight – Hong Kong – Intellectual Property-Patents
Jan Byström – Sweden – M&A
Morten Nissen – Denmark – Competition & Antitrust
Sandra Seah – Singapore – Environment & Climate Change
Lorraine Tay – Singapore – Intellectual Property-Trademarks
Brent Springael – Belgium – Corporate Tax
Sven-Erik Heun – Germany – Telecommunications
Pattie Walsh – Hong Kong – Employment & Benefits
Struan Penwarden – United Kingdom – M&A