The firm says the Beijing office will serve corporate and institutional clients with regional headquarters in the Chinese capital. It will provide the base for Salans to develop its foreign direct investment and M&A business in the northeast China region. The law firm says the office will also provide a focal point for serving the growing number of SalansÆ clients from Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Central and Eastern Europe who are investing in China.
Mueller is a German national and fluent Mandarin speaker who has been permanently based in China since 2002. He specialises in corporate law and foreign direct investment, including mergers and acquisitions and the restructuring of foreign invested enterprises.
Dariusz Oleszczuk, SalansÆ global managing partner, says in a press release that the new Beijing office is "a key building block" in the firm's international strategy.