Our International Dispute Resolution group takes an integrated approach with our colleagues in other groups. This means that we become involved in potential disputes from the very earliest stage and we can assess risk, alone or with other professional advisers, enabling us to provide clients with early advice in confidence which can lead to the avoidance of costly litigation.
Our team includes partners and associates based in Europe, across Continental Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. We have wide ranging experience and expertise across our key industry sectors and are skilled in all forms of dispute resolution including, litigation; arbitration; ADR including mediation; corporate governance advice and investigations. Our team is particularly known for its expertise in:
Bird & Bird's International Arbitration Group is a cross-border, integrated, multi-disciplinary team with an in-depth knowledge of arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism and a comprehensive understanding of key industry sectors. The group has a truly international feel, operating throughout all of the major financial cities in the world. Bird & Bird’s International Arbitration Group has featured in The GAR 100 (which lists the top global arbitration practices) for the last number of years.
We have extensive experience of representing clients in arbitrations, including under the rules of the world's leading arbitral institutions (ICC, LCIA, AAA/ICDR, CIETAC, ICSID, WIPO) and in ad hoc arbitrations (UNCITRAL).
This arbitration analysis examines the Singapore High Court's decision in BVU v BVX that an arbitration award would not be set aside on the basis of public policy or fraud simply because the successful party had failed ...
This arbitration analysis examines the Singapore High Court’s decision in BAZ v BBA and the implications of having a portion of an international arbitration award set aside as being contrary to a country’s public policy ...
On 8 April 2019 the UK Supreme Court granted KBR Inc leave to appeal the decision to extend the extraterritorial scope of the UK Serious Fraud Office's ('SFO's') investigatory powers .
Bird & Bird are pleased to announce the promotion of three partners, as well as eight Senior Counsel/Counsel/Legal Directors from across our global offices.
International law firm Bird & Bird has appointed William Langran as Counsel in the Swedish Dispute Resolution team.
Bird & Bird today boosts its international Dispute Resolution Group with the appointment of Jalal El Ahdab as partner in Paris.
In recent years, there have been a growing number of multinational companies in emerging markets which suffer significant financial losses and reputational damage as a result of bribery, corruption, employee fraud and a lack of regulatory compliance
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Chambers Europe 2017
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017
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