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Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

CENTRUM JASNA, UL JASNA 14/16A, 00-041 WARSAW, POLAND
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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

Mid-market transactions form a substantial proportion of instructions for Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland’s team, which counts Fitness World, Rolls-Royce and Ryanair among its clients. Practice head Ewa Szlachetka handled the acquisition of a majority stake in Agrowill for Baltic Champs Group. Of counsel Krzysztof Feluch is also noted.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland is acting for Dalekovod in proceedings brought by Enea. Other clients include Orange Polska, FS File Solutions and GDDKiA. Henryk Romańczuk retired and Stanisław Żemojtel joined Dentons.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland’s practice head Ewa Łachowska-Brol handles the employment aspects of cross-border corporate transactions as well as assisting Polish subsidiaries of international corporations with operations in Poland. Collective dismissals are also part of the practice.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 4

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland’s Łukasz Jankowski is ‘knowledgeable, pragmatic and business-oriented’. The team advised IRL Polska on its electricity market activity. Krzysztof Wierzbowski is also recommended.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland’s group ‘goes above and beyond’ to provide ‘very good response times’ and has ‘vast knowledge and expertise’. Paweł Lipski is defending FS File Solutions against copyright infringement claims brought by several publishers including Wolters Kluwer. Tomasz Zalewski joined Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. in January 2019.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 3

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

At Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland, Krzysztof Wierzbowski advises GDDKiA on matters pertaining to the contruction and maintanence of the A2 motorway. Arwid Mednis joined PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal Szurminska-Jaworska spólka komandytowa. Tomasz Zalewski joined Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. in January 2019.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

Paweł Lipski is the key contact at Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland, following the departures of Arwid Mednis and Gerard Karp to PwC Legal Pawlowski Żelaznicki Sp. K. The team focuses on compliance issues and managing a range of new technology projects. Tomasz Zalewski joined Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. in January 2019.

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Tax
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

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Legal Developments in Poland

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    By its judgment dated 19 June 2015 entered in the case brought by Jan Rokita against Konrad Kornatowski (former Police Commander in Chief), the Regional Court in Warsaw allowed the claim and rendered unenforceable the 2009 judgment of the Court of Appeal ordering Jan Rokita to make a statement of apology to Konrad Kornatowski in Dziennik newspaper.
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    On 13 August 2015, the Court of Appeal in Warsaw dismissed in its entirety an action brought by the General Inspectorate for Road Transport against Robert Feluś and Grzegorz Jankowski for publication of a correction to the press release entitled “Libacja inspektorów od radarów ”. The article was published in “Fakt Gazeta Codzienna” on 27 September 2013.
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  • Processing personal data in the BPO/SSC sector

    Personal data protection generates a large number of difficulties in the day-to-day activity of service centres. This results from the complicated processes surrounding the processing of personal data in international corporations and the unique nature of the BPO/SSC industry, but also from the restrictive requirements of Polish law regarding personal data. 
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