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).
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has far-reaching consequences for the accessibility of justice and alternative forms of dispute resolution in Germany. In this article, we will provide you with an update on the ...
In A and B v C, D and E  EWCA Civ 409 the Court of Appeal has provided at least a partial resolution to the "long-standing controversy" of whether or not orders under section 44 of the Arbitration Act 1996 can be ...
The COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health measures imposed by government around the world has had unprecedented and unforeseeable impact, including supply chain disruptions and manpower shortages, undermining ...
International law firm Bird & Bird wins a $149m judgment from the English Commercial Court for Carpatsky Petroleum Corporation (CPC), a subsidiary of Kuwait Energy, against PJSC Ukrnafta arising out of a joint activity ...
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 ...
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RT @twobirdsIP: Our own Mariano Santos and his team have updated our IP Office and Court tracker with those countries in LATAM:
Co head of our International disputes team, Sophie Eyre and London associate, Simona Peter successfully acted for C… https://t.co/uAQKWFPlkL
The judiciary in the English courts issue new procedural guidance allowing parties to agree extensions of time by c… https://t.co/SlQlDnoqJA