2Birds scores SNR Denton energy duo

Bird & Bird has hired corporate and energy partners Matt Bonass and Michael Rudd to its international energy and ­utilities sector group.

The pair will be based in the firm’s London office. They join from SNR Denton, where they led the climate change, renewables and cleantech group. Co-international ­energy head John Drake said: “We’re very excited to welcome Matt and Michael, as their expertise and knowledge of the ­cleantech, energy and other industries will be a great ­complement to our existing strengths in this area.”