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Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

Plac Trzech Krzyży 10/14, 00-499 Warsaw, POLAND
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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

Securitisation, project financing and refinancing are among the key strengths of Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP’s team. Rafał Grochowski and newly promoted counsel Elżbieta Rablin-Schubert are advising Przewozy Regionalne on the PLN629m financing arranged by European Investment Bank (EIB) and a consortium of banks led by Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego for the provision of 55 next-generation trains. Meanwhile, Piotr Zawiślak assisted Ghelamco with the €300m and PLN500m refinancing of the Warsaw Spire Tower.

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

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

Strategic thinking and business acumen’ distinguish Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP’s practice, which is led by Marek Wroniak. ‘Top-quality commercial lawyer’ Tomasz Żak delivers ‘very robust and clear legal opinions’. Highlights included acting for Arcus Infrastructure Partners on its €417m acquisition of an 85% stake in Gdańsk Transport.

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Competition/antitrust - ranked: tier 3

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP’s new team head is the ‘business-oriented and client-friendly’ Piotr Skurzyński, who joined from Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland. The group is providing ongoing support to Makro Cash and Carry Polska regarding the competition aspects of the implementation of a joint purchasing agreement with Auchan. Robert Gago departed for Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k..

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Employment - ranked: tier 4

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP’s team advises corporate clients on the employment aspects of M&A as well as managing relationships with trade unions and handling redundancies. Marek Wroniak and senior associate Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk are key contacts.

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Insurance - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP’s team is ‘focused on long-term solutions for the client’. Highlights included assisting NN Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń na Życie with the acquisition of Dom Kredytowy Notus. Described by clients as ‘one of the undoubted sector leaders’, Beata Balas-Noszczyk has ‘good industry knowledge, regulatory expertise and an excellent network of contacts’. Senior associate Maryla Surowiec is another name to note.

Leading individuals

Beata Balas-Noszczyk - Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP’s ‘productive’ team houses ‘legally and technically able’ lawyers, who are ‘thorough in their work and grasp arguments quickly’. ‘Impressive strategistEwa Kacperek is handling patent invalidation proceedings for Icos. Wrigley is also a client.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

Clients of Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP’s team include government departments such as the Ministry of Development as well as contractors such as Eneris. Andrzej Dębiec and Adriana Bronikowska advised the City of Katowice on concession matters. Senior associate Agnieszka Chylińska is also noted.

Next generation lawyers

Agnieszka Chylińska - Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

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Real estate
Leading individuals

Marek Grodek - Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

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Tax - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP’s team is led by Andrzej Dębiec, who ‘identifies all potential areas of exposure to provide accurate and precise answers’. Clients include Aviva, Ghelamco and Honeywell. Zbigniew Marczyk is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Andrzej Dębiec - Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

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Poland: Capital markets

Capital markets: Debt - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

At Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP, Rafał Grochowski and senior associate Elżbieta Rablin-Schubert advised Bank PKO on the PLN324m secured bond issuance for the modernisation of the Lodz Zoo. Other highlights for Bank PKO include the PLN327m secured bonds issuance for Zaklad Unieszkodliwiania Odpadow in Szczecin. Practice head Piotr Zawiślak assisted mBank Hipoteczny with a €3.5bn mortgage-covered bonds issuance.

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    After years of debate, on 14 June 2012 and in its last days of office, the Legislative Council finally enacted Hong Kong’s first cross- sector competition law.
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