Baker & McKenzie sets up in Shanghai

Baker & McKenzie is to open an office in Shanghai, its second in mainland China. The Chinese government approved the application in December and the office will open in February. The firm also has offices in Beijing, Hong Kong and Taipei. Partners John Grobowski and Danian Zhang, currently based in Hong Kong and Beijing, will head up the office. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyernews on 3 January