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GWW Wozny i Wspolnicy Sp. K.’s ‘highly effective’ team has ‘an arsenal of skills’ and is ‘phenomenal on regulatory matters’. It is currently advising the Ministry of Administration and Digitization on the co-ordination of EU-funded broadband projects in Poland. The firm also defended new client Netia against a compensation claim from Telekomunikacja Polska for an alleged abuse of a dominant position. Managing partner Piotr Woźny has ‘incredible business intuition’, Rafał Duczek has ‘a great feeling for market conditions and understands the essence of the telecoms business’, and Wojciech Krupa and Wacław Knopkiewicz are also recommended.
Marek Rosiński heads Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspolnicy sp.k.’s team, which has been advising Groupon and Abercrombie & Fitch on data protection issues.
Clients say that Bird & Bird ‘speaks our language’, and provides ‘comprehensive and well-structured’ advice. Highlights included assisting The Polish Bank Association with the preparation of a report on cloud computing in the financial sector. Maciej Gawroński is ‘in a league of his own’, senior associate Piotr Dynowski is ‘knowledgeable, efficient and helpful’, and fellow senior associate Emilia Stępień’s ‘knowledge in the field of data protection is truly exceptional’.
CMS is regarded as being arguably ‘the leading legal brand in IT’, and has ‘an excellent reputation for advising clients specialising in IT deals’. The team recently advised PZU on its procurement process to select an IT system provider. Practice head Tomasz Koryzma is ‘a talented negotiator’ with ‘an excellent knowledge of IT’. Senior associate Dariusz Czuchaj joined the team in March 2012, having previously run his own TMT boutique, and senior associate Eric Rheims joined in January 2012 from Wardynski & Partners.
Traple Konarski Podrecki Kancelaria Prawna Sp. j. advises Polish and international clients on telecoms, radio and TV broadcasting, e-commerce, e-government, new technologies, IP, and data protection. The firm is particularly well regarded for its regulatory advice relating to television productions.
Arwid Mednis’ team at Wierzbowski Eversheds advised GTECH on negotiations concerning the possibility of data transmission between Poland’s state-owned lottery centre and lottery outlets. Other clients include Telekomunikacja Polska and TeliaSonera.
Chadbourne & Parke LLP represented Sferia in proceedings before the President of the Office of Electronic Communications and Polish administrative courts. Other clients include TP S.A. and Oxford University Press. Andrzej Krasuski heads the practice.
Boutique firm Czyzewscy Kancelaria Adwokacka specialises in life sciences and TMT. Katarzyna Czyżewska and Krzysztof Czyżewski are recommended.
Krystyna Szczepanowska-Kozłowska leads DLA Piper Wiater sp.k.’s eight-lawyer team, which provides commercial and regulatory advice.
Dentons advises clients including P4 and PKN Orlen. Counsel Małgorzata Darowska is advising Vivendi and Groupe CANAL+ on an investment in TVN Group.
Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k. advises clients from the media, technology, telecoms and financial services sectors on IT issues and related M&A. Michał Fereniec heads the team.
Linklaters’ team is led by managing associate Ewa Kurowska-Tober. Clients include Mid Europa Partners, Telenor ASA and SEB.
Squire Sanders Swieçicki Krzesniak sp. k. represents various mobile phone operators. Eligiusz Krześniak is recommended.
Agnieszka Wiercinska-Kruzewska heads WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr’s team, which recently acted for FremantleMedia in a royalties dispute.
Wardynski & Partners is ‘precise, concise and business-friendly’, and provides ‘pragmatic advice’. Recent work includes advising on outsourcing. Of counsel Marek Szydłowski heads the team, and is ‘a reliable, skilled and efficient lawyer’.