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Kochanski & Partners

METROPOLITAN BUILDING, PL PILSUDSKIEGO 1, 00-078 WARSAW, POLAND
Tel:
Work +48 22 326 96 00
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Fax +48 22 326 9601
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Web:
www.kochanski.pl
Krakow, Warsaw

Poland

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Kochanski & Partners

Kochanski & Partners' team advises borrowers and lenders on a variety of issues, including real estate, acquisition and asset finance. It also assists banks and other financial institutions with regulatory matters and in disputes. Senior associate¬†Klaudia Szymanska-Rutkowska¬†advised a consortium of senior lenders, including Goldman Sachs Bank and Morgan Stanley Bank International, on a ‚ā¨900m acquisition financing to Advent International for its acquisition of IPH Group.¬†SŇāawomir Morawski, who arrived from¬†Noerr¬†in March 2018 and briefly served as practice head, left the firm for an in-house position at ING Bank Slaski in December 2018.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Kochanski & Partners

Kochanski & Partners' M&A team includes Gabriel Olearnik, who became head of the private equity practice following a move from Dentons in August 2017.  Corporate work is led by Rafal Rapala, who specialises in corporate conflicts of ownership. He is currently advising Mitsubishi Electric Corporation on the Polish aspects of a major restructuring and subsidiary merger; and alongside Pawel Cholewinski, is assisting Axa Direct Solutions with its merger with Avanssur. Ida Komorowska-Moj left the team for Zieba & Partners in January 2019, where she leads the M&A, corporate and private equity teams.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Kochanski & Partners

Kochanski & Partners' core dispute competencies are small to mid-sized portfolio claims, domestic commercial litigation and arbitration, and international and investment arbitration across a variety of industries.¬†Marek Jezewski, who leads the investment arbitration practice, is representing¬†Muszynianka in a BIT dispute with Slovakia relating to a stalled investment project in the country.¬†Senior associates¬†Magdalena Papiernik¬†and¬†MichaŇā K√∂nig¬†are recommended for arbitration matters. In January 2019,¬†Konrad Orlik¬†left the group to join new firm,¬†Zieba & Partners.

Leading individuals

Marek JeŇľewski - Kochanski & Partners

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

Kochanski & Partners

Kochanski & Partners' team is noted for applying 'international quality standards', particularly in relation to cross-border energy-sector deals. Team leader Aleksander Galos provides comprehensive legal advice to Energa, including in relation to its electricity supply operations. Lukasz Wolk and Pawel Gunia transferred over to new firm Zieba & Partners in January 2019.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Kochanski & Partners

Kochanski & Partners' team combines 'a deep understanding of the business reality' with 'vast knowledge of IP'. Highlights for Karolina Marciniszyn, Pawel Borowski and Krzysztof Zieba included successfully defending Hasco Group against a trade mark infringement claim raised by Swiss Pharma. Piotr Kochanski is another key practitioner.

Leading individuals

Karolina Marciniszyn - Kochanski & Partners

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