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Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

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Poland

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.’s group houses ‘high-class experts’ who ‘think fast’, handle a range of regulatory matters for banks and financial institutions, and are especially strong in the technology sector. ‘Open-minded, business-focused’ leader Sławomir Szepietowski is recommended alongside senior associate Maciej Georg and recently promoted counsel Jakub Ziemba, who ‘tailors his approach’.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

At Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k., Rafał Dziedzic assisted Sojitz with its acquisition of Solvadis. The group also advised Fleetmatics Group on its acquisition of TrackEasy. Counsel Ida Komorowska-Moj left to join Kochanski Zieba & Partners. Paweł Bajno was a new arrival in January 2019 from Norton Rose Fulbright.

Leading individuals

Paweł Bajno - Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.’s group, which counts Lexmark, Portico Investments and e-Service among its clients, is particularly active in arbitration. Counsels Bartłomiej Niewczas and Kuba Ruiz are key contacts.

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Employment
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. houses ‘real fighters and swift strategists with technology at heart’. The team ‘cut its teeth on patent litigation’ and is currently acting for Mylan Pharmaceuticals in a patent infringement case concerning Alzheimer’s disease medication. Practice head Piotr Dynowski and newly promoted partner Marta Koremba are key contacts. Tomasz Zalewski was a new arrival from Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland in January 2019.

Leading individuals

Piotr Dynowski - Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 1

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.’s ‘very strong’ team ‘understands clients and their needs’. Its diverse offering includes outsourcing, data protection, e-commerce and fintech matters as well as cybersecurity and cloud computing. Practice head Piotr Dynowski, who provides ‘high-quality legal analysis’ and has ‘a good ability to flush out key issues in a commercially minded manner’, assisted Provident with a PLN50m agreement for the provision of telecoms services by Orange Polska. Senior associate Izabela Kowalczuk-Pakuła, who has ‘strong business acumen’ and is ‘extremely pleasant to work with’, leads the privacy group; counsel Kuba Ruiz heads the digital practice. In January 2019, Tomasz Zalewski joined from Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland .

Next generation lawyers

Izabela Kowalczuk-Pakuła - Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

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

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

Senior associate Arkadiusz Matusiak leads Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.’s team, which handles cases involving money laundering, asset fraud and extortion. It also advises clients on anti-corruption policy implementation. The group receives instructions from clients in the financial services sector, such as banks, but also from local manufacturers and global companies, the latter particularly in cases of trade secrets misappropriation. Cybersecurity is another area of work.

Next generation lawyers

Arkadiusz Matusiak - Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

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