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Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa


Poland

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa’s experience includes project financing in the energy, real estate and life sciences sectors. Practice head Ireneusz Stolarski, who ‘finds solutions, not problems’, and counsel Tomasz Kaczmarek acted for Energix Renewable Energies on the PLN594m financing of the 106MW Banie wind farm project. The group also handled the launch of new financial products for the Polish branch of Western Union.

Leading individuals

Ireneusz Stolarski - Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Next generation lawyers

Tomasz Kaczmarek - Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa’s group is led by the ‘invaluableTomasz Krzyżowski, with support from Marcin Gmaj and Weronika Achramowicz. Highlights included advising Varian Medical Systems on the acquisition of Candela from its founder.

Leading individuals

Tomasz Krzyżowski - Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

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Competition/antitrust
Competition/antitrust - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa’s team, led by counsel Mikołaj Piaskowski, advises clients on state aid issues as well as competition aspects of corporate transactions. Piaskowski and associate Katarzyna Manteuffel are assisting Getin Noble Bank with proceedings before the UOKiK pertaining to mortgage loan contracts denominated in foreign currencies.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 3

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Highlights for the team at Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa included advising Oriflame Cosmetics Global on the redevelopment of its factory. Małgorzata Pietrzak-Paciorek and Joanna Wojnarowska are the names to note.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

At Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa, practice head Łukasz Hejmej is part of a team acting for Nokia Group in proceedings arising from two broadband internet provision PPP projects in two Polish voivodeships. Sebastian Pabian is another name to note.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

At Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa, ‘pragmatic’ practice head Piotr Rawski is ‘instrumental in finalising complex projects, and interacts with HR teams without being unnecessarily legalistic’. The group is providing ongoing support to Gartner, Aon and Amazon.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

At Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa, senior associate Michał Piekarski is ‘a highly knowledgeable specialist with perfectly up-to-date knowledge, who instils trust and confidence in clients’. The group is advising several subsidiaries of Polenergia Group on contractual matters pertaining to energy trade. Corporate partner Marcin Gmaj is also noted.

Next generation lawyers

Michał Piekarski - Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa’s team provides ‘outstanding service levels’, ‘responds quickly’ and has ‘excellent industry knowledge’. Marek Rosiński is handling trade mark portfolio management matters for 3M. Marcin Fijałkowski and senior associate Katarzyna Tobiasz-Dumania, who is ‘strong in trade mark and parallel import matters’ and has ‘a very hands-on approach’, acted for CEDC International in a trade mark dispute with Stock Poland.

Leading individuals

Marek Rosiński - Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

At Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa, Tomasz Krzyżowski advised Nokia and InfraCapital on their joint venture to develop and operate fibre-optic networks in central and northern Poland. The group also assisted Greenyard with its €93m acquisition of Mykogen, and handled the acquisition of SF-Filter Group for Ambienta Capital.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa’s ‘open-minded, proactive and client-oriented’ group advised Suez Zielona Energia on the incineration plant PPP project in Poznań. The ‘reputableAgnieszka Ferekfinds the best commercial solutions’.

Leading individuals

Agnieszka Ferek - Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa’s team ‘goes the extra mile to provide timely, consistent advice’. Joanna Wojnarowska advised Zeitgeist on its purchase of real estate in Warsaw. Clients also include Hochtief Development and Matexi Group. ‘First-class’ practice head Małgorzata Pietrzak-Paciorek and newly promoted partner Mateusz Grabiec are recommended. Przemysław Kucharski left the firm in January 2018.

Leading individuals

Małgorzata Pietrzak-Paciorek - Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa provides ‘very swift and precise advice’ on matters ranging from privacy to outsourcing. Practice head Marek Rosiński is providing ongoing support to Netflix and, supported by counsel Radosław Nożykowski, assisted MasterCard with launching new fintech products involving biometric authorisation. The ‘precise’ Magdalena Kogut-Czarkowska, who is ‘calm under pressure’, and the ‘client-oriented, flexible and knowledgeable’ Jakub Falkowski are names to note at senior associate level.

Leading individuals

Marek Rosiński - Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Next generation lawyers

Magdalena Kogut-Czarkowska - Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa’s group, which is led by Sławomir Boruc, advises national and international corporations as well as investment funds on tax planning and the tax aspects of corporate transactions and reorganisations. Piotr Wysocki and Katarzyna Kopczewska are also noted.

Leading individuals

Sławomir Boruc - Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

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Poland: Capital markets

Debt
Capital markets: Debt - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowaimpresses clients with its business understanding’ and ‘outpaces competitors in client service’.

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Equity
Capital markets: Equity - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

At Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa, Konrad Konarski advised Sodexo on its PLN192m takeover of the publicly listed iAlbatros Poland, and assisted Kofola ČeskoSlovensko and KSM Investment with delisting Kofola’s shares from the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Vaporjet is a new client.

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