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).
Our Aviation team look at a recent Regulation 261 case surrounding passenger illness which will have significant consequences for many airlines looking to blance passenger safety with financial performance.
In Athena Brands Ltd v Superdrug Stores Plc  EWHC 3503 (Comm), the English Commercial Court handed down a decision granting summary judgment in favour of cosmetics manufacturer Athena Brands Ltd, the Claimant, ...
The UK exited the EU on 31 January 2020 and has entered into a transition period that is due to end on 31 December 2020, unless extended.
International law firm Bird & Bird appoints Alfonso Carrillo as partner in Madrid in its Dispute Resolution practice.
The Supreme Court has on the 5th of November decided not to grant an appeal in Finland's biggest trade secret trial. Some of the respondents applied for leave to appeal, as did the prosecutor for the loss of the ...
International law firm Bird & Bird today appoints Michael Chik as a partner in its International Dispute Resolution Group, based in Hong Kong.
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