An international commercial law firm Bird & Bird has appointed a new team to strengthen its recently opened Hamburg office. Media and competition partner Stefan Engels will lead the team. He was associated with Hogan Lovells as partner and co-head of the international sector group for technology, media & telecoms (TMT). In addition to Stefan, Michael Stulz-Herrnstadt joins as partner, Ulrike Grübler as senior European consultant, Beatrice Brunn and Verena Haisch as senior associates and six junior associates. The new team's wide experience of dealing with national and international media organizations as well as leading brands will be beneficial for the firm's clients in Hamburg and as well as across the world.