Bird & Bird brings in former DLA Piper head

September 1, 2015 Bird & Bird has appointed the former Asia Pacific and London head of employment at DLA Piper as a partner in its London office. Pattie Walsh joins the firm a few months after she left DLA Piper. Walsh arrived at DLA Piper in 2009, joining as the firm's Asia employment head from Australian firm Minter Ellison. She was based in Hong Kong for Minter Ellison.

Walsh is qualified in Hong Kong, Australia and Wales. She will be focused on building links between the firm's Asia Pacific employment group and its international employment group.

Walsh is experienced advising on contentious and non-contentious employment issues.

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