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Baker & McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa


Poland

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

At Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa, Ireneusz Stolarski and senior associate Tomasz Kaczmarek (who attract praise for their ‘deep industry knowledge’) advised Polenergia as sponsor and Polenergia Farma Wiatrowa Mycielin as borrower on the financing of a 48MW wind farm project. Other highlights included assisting Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas with the financing of a housing project in Warsaw.

Next generation lawyers

Tomasz Kaczmarek - Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

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

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

Marcin Gmaj and Tomasz Krzyżowski jointly head the M&A practice at Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa. Krzyżowski assisted Sigvaris with its €10m public takeover of Pani Teresa Medica and handled Pelican Ventures’ PLN140m sale of Eko Holding to Eurocash. Falck Group, Hitachi, Mitsui-Soko, Amundi and Leggett & Platt are new client wins. Weronika Achramowicz leads the corporate and commercial team.

Leading individuals

Tomasz Krzyżowski - Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

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Competition/antitrust
Competition/antitrust - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

At Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa, counsel Mikołaj Piaskowski advised Varian Medical Systems on obtaining merger clearance from the competition authority for the company’s takeover of Candela. Associate Katarzyna Manteuffel is another name to note.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa acts for financial institution clients including Aegon, AIG and Getin Noble Bank. New practice head Łukasz Hejmej is acting for Alcatel-Lucent in litigation against Orss and HAWE concerning two PPP IT projects. Marcin Gmaj and Sebastian Pabian are also recommended.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa provides ongoing legal advice to large corporates including Gartner, Aon and 3M. New clients include TiVO and Coca-Cola. Piotr Rawski is a key contact.

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

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa’s practice is headed by senior associate Michał Piekarski; he advised Polenergia Group in negotiations with state-owned transmission opearator PSE for a contract to restore the national electricity grid in the event of a blackout. Energa and Wento are also clients. Marcin Gmaj is another name to note.

Next generation lawyers

Michał Piekarski - Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa handles the full range of disputes arising from IP infringement as well as trade mark portfolio management issues. Marek Rosiński and Marcin Fijałkowski manage UEFA’s global trade mark portfolio and advise on its trade mark filing strategy. In an illustration of the firm’s contentious capability, Fijałkowski also represented Unilever in several cases arising from a packaging rights infringement.

Leading individuals

Marek Rosiński - Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa’s practice head Tomasz Krzyżowski led a team advising PineBridge New Europe Partners on the PLN362m acquisition of Małpka from Czerwona Torebka. Other clients include Corinthian Capital Group, Ambienta and Nabbe Investments.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

At Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa, practice head Małgorzata Pietrzak-Paciorek led a team advising Nacarat Polska on the sale of the “Dubois 41” building to a fund managed by Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate. Przemysław Kucharski, who joined from CMS, advised the Asbud Group on purchasing land for a multi-stage residential project from Balmoral Properties. Other clients include Hochtief and MLP Group. Joanna Wojnarowska, Agnieszka Ferek and counsel Mateusz Grabiec are also noted.

Leading individuals

Małgorzata Pietrzak-Paciorek - Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa’s team is advising Netflix on its planned launch in the CEE region. Practice head Marek Rosiński and counsel Radoslaw Nożykowski are assisting TVN with the implementation of a new internet platform.

Leading individuals

Marek Rosiński - Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

Sławomir Boruc heads Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa’s practice. In an illustration of its corporate transactional support capability, Piotr Wysocki advised Kofola CeskoSlovensko on the tax aspects of Kofola Group’s transfer of shares from the Warsaw Stock Exchange to the Prague Stock Exchange. It also represents clients in administrative court proceedings arising from tax remittance. Skanska and SeaChange are new clients. Tomasz Chentosz and Katarzyna Kopczewska are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Sławomir Boruc - Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

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Poland: Capital markets

Debt
Capital markets: debt - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa’s group is advising a consortium of banks on Ghelamco’s public bond issuances. In another highlight, practice head Konrad Konarski and senior associate Michał Głowacki assisted Benefit Systems, Bank Pekao and Trigon Dom Maklerski with a PLN120m non-public bond programme. New clients include Black Red White and Polenergia.

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Equity
Capital markets: equity - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

At Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa, Konrad Konarski assisted City Service with its admission on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Kofola, Uniwheels, Vaporjet and Ultro are new client wins.

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