Bird & Bird elevates Willy Mikalef to partner

Bird & Bird has reinforced its tech & data team in Paris with the promotion of Willy Mikalef to partner.

Posté le mardi, mai 16 2023
Bird & Bird elevates Willy Mikalef to partner

Mikalef provides assistance to companies, governments and authorities on complex regulatory and contractual matters in the IT, telecommunications and satellite sectors across Europe and in emerging countries. He also acts for clients in legal proceedings before various regulators and courts.

“Willy joining the partnership at Bird & Bird is the logical result of his exemplary track record for us over the past six years, and is just reward for the quality of services he has provided. His combined expertise in data protection, telecoms and space law are unique in the market and see him in high demand among the clients of our law firm,” commented Alexandre Vuchot, co-managing partner of Bird & Bird France.

Prior to joining Bird & Bird, Willy Mikalef worked in the TMT department of leading law firms in Paris and London. He earned a postgraduate degree in electronic communications and space activities law from Paris Sud University and has a master’s in business Law from Pantheon-Sorbonne University. After passing the bar in 2013, he cut his teeth at YGMA - TMT Law Firm before joining Bird & Bird in 2017.