Bird & Bird Adds Shanghai Partner

, The Asian Lawyer


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.


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