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Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

UL. JASNA 26, 00-054 WARSAW, POLAND
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Work +48 22 608 70 00
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Fax +48 22 608 70 70
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Katowice, Poznan, Warsaw, Wroclaw

Poland

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak’s lawyers provide ‘appropriate, business-oriented and legally sound advice’ to lenders and borrowers. The ‘knowledgeable, commercialMarcin Olechowski leads the group.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak’s group fields lawyers who are ‘knowledgeable about the law, efficient and highly competent’. Group leader Robert Gawałkiewicz advised Agora on its co-operation with Discovery Polska. Krzysztof Pawlisz and senior associate Andrzej Motyka make ‘a great team – with a practical approach and a good understanding of clients’ goals’; they acted for Solaris Bus & Coach on its joint venture with Stadler.

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Competition/antitrust
Competition/antitrust - ranked: tier 1

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

At Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, practice head Krzysztof Kanton and senior counsel Jarosław Łukawski secured an unconditional clearance for Finaccess Capital’s merger with AmRest Holding. Royal Canin Polska instructed the team to challenge the regulator’s decision alleging restrictions of online sales.

Leading individuals

Krzysztof Kanton - Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak’s ‘top-notch’ group, which is led by Dariusz Skuza, ‘provides invaluable advice’. Rafał Waszkiewicz is advising WorleyParsons in a dispute concerning Poland’s first nuclear power plant project. The group is also assisting Eltel Group with an unfair competition claim. Senior counsel Katarzyna Randzio-Sajkowska is ‘a first-class litigator who provides expert commercial advice’.

Leading individuals

Dariusz Skuza - Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak’s ‘top-notch’ group provides ‘accurate, business-oriented support’. Roch Pałubicki, who has ‘an outstanding aptitude for service’, is the key contact. China Security & Fire and Solaris are clients. Monika Krzyszkowska-Dąbrowska, formerly a senior counsel with the firm, joined Linklaters in November 2018.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 3

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

Krzysztof Cichocki and Zbyszko Wizner are key contacts at Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak. The team handles contentious and non-contentious work, and is acting for Enea Operator in over a hundred proceedings against the Energy Regulation Office pertaining to the connection of wind farms to the distribution grid.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak’s ‘extremely knowledgeable, innovative and diligent’ team ‘takes the time to research novel issues’. The ‘commercially minded’ Ewa Skrzydło-Tefelska ‘understands client’s needs’. Jacek Myszko, who has ‘a very good grasp of the law and business’, is also recommended alongside Szymon Gogulski and the ‘responsive’ Maciej Zwoliński.

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Private client
Private client - ranked: tier 2

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak’s practice head Sławomir Łuczak devises tax-efficient strategies for clients with assets abroad, and advises family businesses on estate and investment planning. Stanisław Gordziałkowski is also noted.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak’s team houses ‘outstanding tax lawyers who combine a business-minded approach with effective solutions’. Practice head Jaroslaw Bieroński ’foresees the consequences of actions and tailors his advice to clients’ needs’. Slawomir Luczak and Piotr Andrzejak are also noted.

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White-collar crime
White-collar crime - ranked: tier 3

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

Tomasz Konopka is the key contact at Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, where the white-collar crime practice is ten years old this year. Active in a wide range of sectors, Konopka has extensive experience in representing clients in litigation and arbitration and before law enforcement agencies. Managerial non-compliance, bank fraud and tax fraud were all handled by the team in the last year.

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