Bird & Bird Adds Shanghai Partner
Bird & Bird has added a partner to its Shanghai office.
Sven-Michael Werner was previously a partner in Shanghai with Anglo-German firm Taylor Wessing. He advises on Sino-European mergers and acquisitions and foreign direct investment transactions, especially those involving German parties.
Werner joined Taylor Wessing in Munich in 2004. He became a partner in early 2009 and relocated to Shanghai later that year.
Bird & Bird has China offices in Beijing and Hong Kong as well as Shanghai. Globally, the London-based firm employs around 1,000 lawyers in 25 offices.