There are three key things that set Bird & Bird apart from its competitors; our deep industry knowledge, excellence in client service and international reach. Our 1,200 lawyers and legal practitioners, spread across Europe, The Middle East and Asia, use their passion and insight to connect with our clients’ vision and help them to achieve real commercial advantage. We offer cutting-edge strategic legal guidance in leading sectors where our clients operate. Last financial year our unparalleled expertise saw us help clients based in 118 countries across the globe. Our dedication to delivering exceptional client service has meant that 67% of our key clients have remained loyal for over 10 years and close to half of our top 100 clients have been with us for over a decade.
Recognised across the major global directories as a top tier life sciences firm, our International Life Sciences & Healthcare group works with over 50% of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and has the largest patent litigation group in Europe. Our multidisciplinary team can advise you on every aspect of the business cycle of a life science and healthcare product or service. We guide you through incorporation, development, financing and partnering, mergers & acquisitions, protection and exploitation of intellectual property, and the regulatory framework.