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 fee earners based across Central and Eastern Europe, the UK, the Nordics, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. 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).
In an interesting judgment the Court of Appeal has clarified the test for admitting without prejudice privileged communications into evidence under the “unambiguous impropriety” exception. The judgment reinforces the ...
The end of the transition period between the EU and the UK has resulted in a change in the rules relating to cross-border litigation between the UK and the Netherlands. In this article we discuss what the new rules are ...
The UK Supreme Court has provided welcome clarification on the English law position in relation to an arbitrator’s duties of impartiality and disclosure. The UKSC unanimously dismissed Halliburton’s appeal in its highly ...
International law firm Bird & Bird this week appoints David Chu as partner in Hong Kong, providing a significant boost to the firm’s International Dispute Resolution group.
Bird & Bird LLP has successfully concluded the legal dispute over false factual allegations by Südwestrundfunk (SWR) about fruit, vegetable and berry capsules from The JuicePlus+ Company Europe GmbH (JuicePlus+).
International law firm Bird & Bird today appoints Johan Polet as a partner in its Dispute Resolution group in The Hague.
2020 has led to many innovations for maintaining business continuity. We are doing the same with our marquee dispute resolution event in Singapore, “In Your Corner” (IYC).
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