SJ Berwin sets up Paris office

George Pinkham and Sylvie Vansteenkiste have joined SJ Berwin to set up the firm’s Paris office. Pinkham, a private equity funds lawyer and Vansteenkiste, a tax lawyer will be joined by former team member Jean Goncalves, who is currently in-house tax adviser to GE Medical Systems Europe. The establishment of the Paris office follows the opening of SJ Berwin’s Munich office in December. The firm also has offices in Frankfurt, Berlin, Brussels and Madrid.

This latest move is another step towards SJ Berwin’s strategic goal to become the leading law firm across Europe, specialising in private equity, venture capital. M&A and tax.