Beiten Burkhardt makes history with Kiev office

Beiten Burkhardt is continuing its push into Eastern Europe, becoming the first leading German firm to open in Kiev. The office, to open officially in September, will handle corporate and commercial work for German manufacturing and real estate clients. Former St Petersburg partner Felix Rackwitz has relocated to Kiev to head the operation, along with three other lawyers.

First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 9 March