Bird & Bird fortsatt ledande inom IP, media, IT och telekom

 Monique Wadsted, Gabriel Lidman

04-2021

Bird & Bird i Sverige behåller sin tier 1-placering inom ”Intellectual Property and Media” och tier 2 för ”IT and Telecoms” när rankinginstitutet Legal 500 publicerar resultaten för 2021. Underlaget baseras bl.a. på intervjuer med bolagsjurister och klienter.

Även Bird & Birds skattegrupp rankas fortsatt som ledande och behåller rankingen i tier 2.

Bird & Bird uppmärksammas vidare i tier 3 för sin expertis inom Employment, Commercial, Corporate and M&A och Data privacy and Data protection.

Flera av Bird & Birds jurister är individuellt rankade och omnämnda. Partners Monique Wadsted (Intellectual Property & Media) och Katarina Åhlberg (Employment) är båda invalda i Legal 500:s Hall of Fame, och partners Mattias Lindberg (IT and Telecoms) och Carl-Magnus Uggla (Tax) är båda listade som Leading individuals.

Läs mer om rankingresultaten här

Intellectual Property & Media

Bird & Bird is a premier name in the fields of media and entertainment, gambling, sports and publishing, owing to the reputation of practice co-head Monique Wadsted. Common instructions pertain to licensing and distribution work, rights protection matters, financings and cutting-edge issues relating to user-generated content exploitation. Market-leading publishers, studios and media groups are standard clients. Co-head Gabriel Lidman has a pan-Nordic IP practice covering all forms of IP litigation, ranging from trade secrets claims and copyright infringements to patent litigation in the technology sector. Commercial and transactional IP work is also regularly handled by the group.

Legal 500 2021

IT & Telecoms

The tech and comms group is a key team at Bird & Bird, fielding a bench of experts that provides cutting-edge advice to an international client roster. Mattias Lindberg and practice head Hans Svensson regularly handle complex commercial agreements, tech-focused M&A, digital transformation projects and outsourcing negotiations. The group also has robust regulatory knowledge of emerging technologies such as AI, fintech and the Internet of Things products. The twobirds Client Solutions platform is utilised to keep clients up to date on fast-developing legal trends.

Legal 500 2021

Tax

Bird & Bird’s tax practice is particularly well equipped to provide the full scope of advice to Swedish and international real estate funds, banks and private equity funds. Practice head Carl-Magnus Uggla applies his extensive experience to cross-border tax planning projects, corporate and M&A issues, fund formations, VAT determinations and investigations by the Swedish Tax Authority. Senior associate Victor Stålblad is an expert regarding the taxation of incentive schemes and related litigation, while senior counsel Staffan Anderson is retained by high-net-worth individuals on international and entrepreneur tax matters.

Legal 500 2021