Bird & Bird Nabs Olswang, DLA Partners For London Office

Law360, New York (January 19, 2012, 2:27 PM EST) -- A former DLA Piper real estate partner and the ex-head of commercial litigation at Olswang LLP have joined Bird & Bird in its London office, the firm announced Wednesday.

Ed Cooke, who had been a partner at DLA Piper since 2008, was hired as a partner in Bird & Bird's real estate group. He started at the firm in early January and is the sixth partner in the real estate group, Bird & Bird said.

Steven Baker joined from Olswang, where he was a partner starting...
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