Yingke Law Firm, a major Chinese firm, has expanded its German presence by opening a second German office under the name YK Law.

The firm has launched with two Chinese and two German partners, a person at the firm said. The Chinese partners are Yingke lawyers Hui Lu and Jingwu Li, who are also admitted to the bar in Germany. The German lawyers are Timo Schneiders and Zhechao Li, who was previously an in-house lawyer at Traffic Engineering Association in the West German city of Bochum.