Sayat Zholshy & Partners Hails New Counsel Professor John Burke

Dr. John JA Burke has joined the team of Sayat Zholshy & Partners as Counsel.
With the arrival of John Burke the Firm hopes to strengthen its legal practice in such areas as cross-border transactions, corporate law, arbitration and investment law.
John focuses on the preparation of legal opinions with regard to cross-border transactions.
In the past, John successfully served in several major organisations holding a variety of ranks and participating in large-scale projects. His experience includes such activities as advising the Estonian Ministry of Finance to develop a securities market and to establish the office of a securities regulator, serving as Appellate Attorney in the United States, appearing before State, Federal and the United States Supreme Court, and serving as Rector of the largest Latvian and Estonian universities.
John Burke graduated Columbia University, New York, NY (B.A.), Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D.), and was awarded for Highest Grade in Commercial Law at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland (Ph.D.) Magna cum Laude.
Managing Partner Vitaliy Vodolazkin and SZP Founder Aidyn Bikebayev are confident that the new Counsel will support business development and improve the overall performance of the Firm.