With experts in key jurisdictions across EMEA and Asia Pacific, our Automotive Group lawyers are ready to help you wherever you are located.
The automotive industry today faces a wide range of issues and challenges, ranging from classic supply chain, liability and IP matters through to exciting changes driven by disruptive technology, such as connectivity, autonomous driving and e-mobility. The pace of change means that it's now more important than ever for automotive companies across the entire supply chain to stay ahead of the game.
Whether traditional automotive players, new entrants or future disruptors, automotive clients benefit from our market leading expertise and knowledge of industry practices.
We can provide you with a full range of commercial and strategic advice spanning the entire lifecycle of a motor vehicle, including:
In addition, our longstanding automotive sector experience, combined with our focus on technology and the digital world makes us well placed to guide you through the challenges and opportunities posed by the rapidly changing landscape in connected and autonomous driving, electric vehicles and new mobility concepts.
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If you'd like to know more about how we can help your business, please contact Heads of Group Christian Kessel in Frankfurt or Anne Federle in Brussels.
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At Bird & Bird we focus on organisations and industries being changed by technology and the digital world, including regularly advising on the technology driven changes to the automotive and energy & utilities sectors. Based on this expertise, our Energy & Utilities and Automotive sector groups invite you to join our team, including Lawrence Freeman, formerly of Tesla Inc., to discuss the key legal/regulatory and commercial risks and opportunities associated with the rapidly evolving world of e-mobility.
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