Squire Sanders in Poland.

Lawyers Squire, Sanders & Dempsey has opened a Warsaw office in partnership with Polish law firm Wiater spólka komandytowa in a drive to increase their presence in Central Europe.

Explaining the decision, R Thomas Stanton, Squire Sanders chairman, said: “Poland, the most populous of the Central European countries, is poised for strong economic growth, infrastructure development and continuing increases in foreign investment as the country integrates into the European Union. “We’re pleased to find a partner in Wiater that so ably complements our long-standing strength in Central Europe as well as our presence throughout the world.”

Squire Sanders already has Central European offices in Prague, Bratislava and Budapest.