Bird & Bird ATMD as Legal Counsel to Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS)

21st April 2017

Bird & Bird ATMD as Legal Counsel to Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS)

GCNS is delighted to announce Bird & Bird ATMD as our external legal counsel.

Bird & Bird ATMD will provide comprehensive legal support and advice to GCNS.

Bird & Bird ATMD is a Singapore law firm in global association with Bird & Bird, a leading international legal practice with over 1,200 lawyers in 28 offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

Bird & Bird has a rare and invaluable grasp of strategic commercial issues and innovative technologies impacting today's businesses. The Firm's lawyers blend exceptional legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking to help clients achieve their commercial goals.

The Firm's sector-focused approach provides clients with the full range of corporate and commercial services; it is renowned for its expertise in public procurement, regulatory and compliance, and cross-border transactions. It boasts market-leading practices in corporate, energy & utilities, infrastructure, environment, employment, real estate, state leasing, intellectual property, technology and telecommunications. It also has a sound reputation for dispute resolution and international arbitration.

Bird & Bird has an extensive network across Asia Pacific spanning key jurisdictions in Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Sydney. It operates as one firm across Asia, Europe and the Middle East, providing local expertise within a global context to help clients achieve their business goals both domestically and internationally.

“Bird & Bird ATMD, through its association with Bird & Bird, a renowned international firm, has the breadth and depth of experience that will be invaluable to GCNS. I am delighted to welcome them aboard as our external legal counsel,” said Ms Goh Swee Chen, President of GCNS.

“A fundamental passion for corporate sustainability and responsible business practices makes Bird & Bird ATMD a perfect fit for GCNS. We look forward to a meaningful partnership with them,“ said Mr Wilson Ang, Executive Director of GCNS.

“Sustainability is no longer an option for businesses but a strategy to success. GCNS is key in engaging with Singapore businesses to advance the best practices in CSR and to build our corporates' capacity in adopting corporate responsibility. Bird & Bird is honored to be the legal counsel to GCNS and to contribute to this critical partnership between businesses and civil society,” said Ms Sandra Seah, Joint Managing Partner of Bird & Bird ATMD LLP.

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