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White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wsp√≥lnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.'s 'solution-oriented' group advises borrowers and lenders on the spectrum of transactions and structuring issues. Team head¬†Tomasz Ostrowski¬†advised Ghelamco on real estate financing for the¬†‚ā¨370m refinancing of the Warsaw Spire building and on a¬†‚ā¨221m facility for the construction and development of a mixed-use complex in Warsaw. English law-qualified¬†Nicholas Coddington¬†and finance specialist¬†¬†Aneta Urban¬†are also recommended.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wsp√≥lnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.¬†has an active practice in terms of both ECM and DCM work, including handling a number of major initial public offerings (IPOs) domestically and abroad, often in conjunction with the firm's London office. Department head¬†Marcin Studniarek¬†advised Play Communications and its shareholders, Novator and Olympia, on its¬†‚ā¨1bn IPO on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE); a major deal for the Polish telecoms market. In another prominent deal,¬†Andrzej Sutkowski¬†assisted the investment vehicle FTF Galleon with a tender offer for a 37.5% stake in Synthos, as well as a proposed squeeze-out and the de-listing of the target from the WSE.¬†RafaŇā KamiŇĄski¬†is also recommended.¬†Marek Sawicki¬†joined the team from¬†DLA Piper¬†in December 2017 and has expertise in capital markets transactions.

Leading individuals

Marcin Studniarek - White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wsp√≥lnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.¬†draws on its strong offering across Europe, allowing it to advise on major cross-border transactions. The group is led by¬†Marcin Studniarek¬†who, alongside¬†Aneta Hajska¬†and¬†RafaŇā KamiŇĄski,¬†advised Polska Grupa Energetyczna on its $1.2bn acquisition of EDF Polska; a strategically important transaction for the state-owned client. In conjunction with lawyers from the London office,¬†Studniarek advised Mid Europa Partners on the $1bn sale of¬†ŇĽabka Polska to funds advised by CVC Capital Partners.¬†Marek Sawicki, who joined the firm from¬†DLA Piper¬†in December 2017, and real estate-related M&A expert¬†Maciej Zalewski¬†are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Marcin Studniarek - White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

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Competition/antitrust
Competition/antitrust - ranked: tier 3

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wsp√≥lnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.'s team advises clients on the spectrum of competition law issues, particularly in relation to antitrust, mergers and state aid. The team is co-led by counsel¬†Jakub GubaŇĄski¬†and¬†Katarzyna Czapracka, who divides her time between Warsaw and Brussels and was promoted to partner in January 2019.¬†GubaŇĄski advised Coast2Coast Capital on the competition aspects of its acquisition of joint control over Stella Pack.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 1

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

At¬†White & Case M. Studniarek i Wsp√≥lnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k., the team focuses on real estate, energy and infrastructure-related construction matters.¬†MichaŇā Subocz,¬†PaweŇā Samborski¬†and¬†MichaŇā Zieniewski¬†are the key practitioners. MichaŇā Matera¬†joined¬†Allen & Overy, A. Pedzich sp. k.¬†in May 2019.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wsp√≥lnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.¬†advises on a variety of disputes, including matters relating to arbitration and the enforcement of arbitral awards. The group handles commercial disputes before civil and administrative courts, particularly relating to construction, M&A and real estate transactions.¬†PaweŇā Samborski¬†represented GD Granit and its consortium partner in parallel proceedings resulting from its termination of a contract with the state road authority. The team, which includes counsel¬†Piotr Bytnerowicz¬†and senior associate¬†Aleksandra Oziemska, is led by¬†MichaŇā Subocz.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 3

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

MichaŇā Zieniewski¬†leads the department at¬†White & Case M. Studniarek i Wsp√≥lnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.¬†following Tomasz Chmal's appointment as general counsel to the Republic of Poland in September 2018. The team advises a range of clients in the natural resources and energy sectors, focusing on project finance, privatisation, M&A, corporate and regulatory issues.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 1

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

The team at¬†White & Case M. Studniarek i Wsp√≥lnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.¬†has an exceptional offering of public law services related to the aerospace and defence sector. It also has an active infrastructure project practice.¬†MichaŇā Zieniewski, who leads the team alongside¬†Maciej Zalewski¬†and¬†PaweŇā Samborski, advised¬†Stalexport Autostrada MaŇāopolska on regulatory issues and its contractual arrangements related to the implentaton of an electronic toll system on the A4 Motorway.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wsp√≥lnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.'s team is led by¬†Maciej Zalewski. Historic highlights included advising Gravest Real Estate Cooperatief on a long-term hotel tenancy agreement with Vienna International Hotelmanagement. MichaŇā Matera¬†is now with¬†Allen & Overy, A. Pedzich sp. k..

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