Firms To Watch: TMT

ftl‘s e-commerce, new technologies, and privacy department was established in late 2021 after practice head Mateusz Franke joined the firm from Maruta Wachta, bringing with him expertise in marketing and advertising laws.
NGL Legal‘s finance, regulation, and technology practice was established in June 2021 when fintech expert Michał Nowakows joined the firm from Bank Handlowy; Nowakows has significant expertise advising clients in both the private and public sectors.
SSW Pragmatic Solutions advises on IT contracts, digital transformations, and media and marketing mandates for clients in the financial sector, the interactive entertainment industry, and blockchain solution providers. Jakub Kubalski and Katarzyna Szczudlik lead the team.
ZP Zackiewicz & Partners was established in 2023 by former Maruta Wachta partner Maciej Zackiewicz. The team also includes Marcelina JakubekAdam Karpiński and Aleksander Elmerych.

TMT in Poland

Baker McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Sp.k.

Baker McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Sp.k.‘s local team in Warsaw benefits from the firm’s global TMT strengths, and fields practitioners who are ‘masters in technology-related matters‘. It focuses predominantly on the financial, healthcare, technology, and automotive sectors, and is increasingly active in the video-on-demand space, the streaming market, and the gaming sector. Its offering also includes significant technology-related transactions. At leadership level, key names include partners Marcin Fijałkowski and Marek Rosinski, and counsels Radoslaw Nozykowski and Jakub Falkowski. Nozykowski is skilled in the compliance and regulatory arena, while Falkowski advises clients on digital transformation and new technologies. In January 2022, senior associate Michal Sałajczyk, formerly of Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k., joined the team.

Practice head(s):

Marcin Fijałkowski; Radosław Nożykowski; Jakub Falkowski

Other key lawyers:

Marek Rosinski; Martyna Czapska; Marcin Fiałka; Michal Sałajczyk


‘The team always responds within 24 hours. They have very in-depth knowledge of property law, the technology world, and transactions in technology. Their great network of contacts also sets them apart.’

‘This team is very efficient and prepared.’

‘The whole team shows the ability to react quickly and act effectively. They are masters in technology-related matters with particular focus on digital markets.’

Key clients

ElectroMobility Poland


The Walt Disney Company




Schneider Electric

Visa Europe

TUiR Warta



Zebra Technologies


CD Projekt

Work highlights

  • Advising ElectroMobility Poland on a multi-billion euro project concerning the design, construction and mass production of a new brand of electric cars in Poland and the EU.
  • Supporting Accenture’s contracting team in the CEE over the past few years.
  • Advising Disney on their global expansion of Disney+.

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

TMT work at Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. is handled using a multi-disciplinary approach, with the practice being jointly led by privacy and data protection expert Izabela Kowalczuk-Pakuła, technology and telecoms specialist Piotr Dynowski, IP expert Paweł Lipski, and commercial lawyer Tomasz Zalewski. The team supports clients with regulatory issues in the gaming, media, e-commerce, and telecoms sectors, and provides advice on new technologies, including AI, fintech, and cloud computing. It also handles technology-related disputes and transactions, and its projects are both domestic and multi-jurisdictional.

Practice head(s):

Izabela Kowalczuk-Pakuła; Piotr Dynowski; Tomasz Zalewski; Paweł Lipski

Other key lawyers:

Kuba Ruiz

Key clients

Nordic Entertainment Group


Aspiegel plc


BNP Paribas

IKEA Retail

Coda Payments



IGT Sp. z o.o.

Emerson Process Management Sp. z o.o.

DELL Sp. z o.o.

Siemens Mobility

Work highlights

  • Assisted Shopee with its entry into the Polish market, including adapting its business model to the regulatory framework of Polish and EU law.
  • Assisted Veolia with the process of reviewing and negotiating documentation for SAP S/4HANA Cloud.
  • Advised Nordic Entertainment Group on the launch of its Viaplay VOD platform in Poland.

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Posniak i Bejm sp.k.

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Posniak i Bejm sp.k.’s TMT group sits within the firm’s global technology practice. It handles regulatory and compliance mandates, and assists both domestic and international companies with the negotiation of IT and telecoms contracts. A strong network across the CEE enables the team to proficiently conduct cross-border mandates. Alongside advising on telecoms regulations and network sharing, supporting clients with new fibre and 5G network projects is also an increasing area of strength for the team. Digital business expert Tomasz Koryzma leads the team, supported by counsel Damian Karwala; both ‘clearly have in-depth knowledge of the tech industry’.

Practice head(s):

Tomasz Koryzma

Other key lawyers:

Damian Karwala; Adriana Zdanowicz-Leśnia


‘Tomasz Koryzma and Damian Karwala have both earned a lot of trust by being responsive and delivering products that are beyond high expectations.’

‘Tomasz Koryzma and Damian Karwala clearly have in-depth knowledge of the tech industry and can easily be plugged into many different regulatory or commercial challenges.’

Key clients




RTB House

Lufthansa Group

HB Reavis

Work highlights

  • Advising Ocado on e-commerce and regulatory issues, including cybersecurity, Ocado’s entry into the Polish market, and negotiation of its agreements with a Polish retail chain.
  • Assisting RTB House with various e-commerce, privacy, and international digital projects.
  • Assisting IBM with the negotiation of a banking services outsourcing agreement with a bank in Poland. and advising on a related tripartite agreement with the bank and former outsourcer.


The team at Dentons is highly adept at handling a range of matters, including telecoms and media regulatory issues, IT licensing, and distribution agreements, as well as technology-related corporate advisory matters. It also has a strong array of media clients, including major television broadcasters, satellite and cable operators, music publishers, and film producers. Practice head Karol Laskowski ‘has incredible knowledge of the TMT field’. Other key members of the team include senior counsel Małgorzata Domalewska, who specialises in media and film law, and associate Bartosz Dobkowski. Dariusz Czuchaj left the firm.

Practice head(s):

Karol Laskowski

Other key lawyers:

Bartosz Dobkowski; Małgorzata Domalewska; Kamil Januszek


‘This office is unique due to the fact that they approach every project and inquiry extremely studiously and in detail.’

‘They are very responsive, thorough, and informative. They grapple with complex issues and give useful advice.’

‘A very efficient, client-oriented team providing honest assessment of legal situations and coming up with creative solutions for clients’ needs.’

‘Małgorzata Domalewska provides exceptional quality and delivers quick turnarounds on even the most challenging documents.’

‘Małgorzata Domalewska gives well-thought-out and detailed advice and has a good commercial approach.’

‘Karol Laskowski has incredible knowledge of the TMT field, not only in the legal part but also in the technical background. He understands every inquiry and project extremely quickly. His legal solutions are always brilliant.’

‘Karol Laskowski is an exceptional partner; he quickly identifies the most efficient way to deal with a legal request.’

‘Bartosz Dobkowski is praised for his work and knowledge.’

Key clients

Tata Communications


SPI International

British Broadcasting Company

Work highlights

  • Advised shareholders of SPI International on the sale of a 70% stake in the company to Group Canal+.
  • Advising the Tata Communications Group of companies on all telecoms regulatory and compliance matters.
  • Supporting the BBC Worldwide subsidiary in Poland with BBC programs available in the country, as well as advising on regulatory, corporate, tax, and procedural issues.

Rymarz Zdort Maruta

Newly strengthened in this field by its merger with specialist boutique Maruta Wachta, Rymarz Zdort Maruta is praised for fielding ‘skilled professionals with a deep understanding of the Polish and global TMT industry’. It is particularly strong in the area of new technologies, advising clients on machine learning, block chain, and cloud computing projects. IT contracts and gaming are also areas of expertise for the group. Managing partner Marcin Maruta leads the team. Michał Pękała is also of note for his substantial experience in the gaming industry.

Practice head(s):

Marcin Maruta

Other key lawyers:

Michal Pekala


‘In addition to a high level of expertise, the law firm is very targeted in understanding the needs of business.’

‘One big IT and TMT team operating in particular sub-branches, which shows how deeply the firm is rooted in technology. Understands not only IT law, but also the specificity of IT companies.’

‘The TMT team is filled with skilled professionals with a deep understanding of the Polish and global TMT industry. Maruta’s lawyers are not only able to swiftly and precisely answer all questions and clear up any doubts of any technology-related questions, but are also capable of proactively delivering new ideas and solutions to protect the client’s interests and swiftly preparing the documentation.’

Key clients


Toyota Group

PKO Bank Polski

Orange Group

Energa Group

Auchan Group

Roche Group

OLX Group


Matex Lab

IFS Group



Konica Minolta


Huuuge Games

Operator Chmury Krajowej


Polska Izba Informatyki i Telekomunikacji


Work highlights

  • Advised PKN on standardising the legal processes of the entire PKN Orlen Group.
  • Advising Olga Tokarczuk on the creation of a story-driven video game by Sundog studio, based on her novel ‘Anna In in the Catacombs’.
  • Advised T-Mobile on a project which included the development of an agreement for the launch of SaaS services using cloud solutions.

EY Law

The practice at EY Law handles a range of IT matters, including cloud outsourcing projects, 5G and AI projects, with an increasing focus on new technologies, such as blockchain and NFTs. Its client roster includes start-ups and well-established companies from the retail, financial services, technology, telecoms, gaming, and defence sectors. Justyna Wilczynska-Baraniak heads the team, while manager and IT law expert Joanna Gałajda is also a key lawyer.

Practice head(s):

Justyna Wilczyńska

Other key lawyers:

Joanna Gałajda


‘Great co-operation between legal and consulting experts from the EY Team. Very good sector insights.’

Key clients

Telefónica S.A.

Colonnade Insurance S.A.

Work highlights

  • Advised Colonnade Insurance on a cloud migration project.

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak’s IT and new technologies team advises clients on cloud computing, licenses, and IT deployments and negotiations, as well as representing clients in proceedings regarding the violation of software rights. Its offering also includes support with telecoms projects, blockchain mandates, and software audits. Assisting clients with technology-related M&A transactions is also part of the team’s capabilities. The practice is co-chaired by software law expert Mikołaj Sowiński and Agata Szeliga, who is skilled in advising clients on the deployment of cloud computing in the financial sector. Senior counsel Marta Kupczak-Strzelecka is also a name of note, regularly handling regulatory issues for media companies.

Practice head(s):

Mikołaj Sowiński; Agata Szeliga

Other key lawyers:

Marta Kupczak-Strzelecka


‘Adapt to changes and up-skill on new technologies to be able to partner with IT companies and advise them properly.’

‘Agata Szeliga and Mikołaj Sowiński are partners with the highest professional standards.’

Key clients

Warner Bros. Discovery




BSA – the Software Alliance

Mazda Motor Logistics Europe NV


Lidl Poland

Mastercard Europe




LG Chem Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advising Warner Bros. Discovery Group on regulatory and commercial issues, inlcuding broadcasting license renewals, refarming of television frequencies, compensation for refarming costs, negotiation of IT implementation, SLA and significant distribution agreements, and digital distribution of TV channels.
  • Assisting Microsoft with the negotiation of cloud computing contracts, with a special focus on the financial sector.
  • Acting for BSA’s members, including Microsoft, Autodesk, and Siemens, in hundreds of court proceedings and negotiations regarding the violation of rights to software products.

Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners

Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners has a strong focus on the TMT sector, and advises domestic and international clients on IT, new technologies, media, and internet-related mandates, including the public procurement of IT services and devices, and financial innovations. ‘Go-to lawyer‘ and co-founder Xawery Konarski leads the team from Kraków; he is supported by financial innovation expert Jan Byrski, IT projects specialist and ‘outstanding lawyer‘ Agnieszka Wachowska, and media and advertising law expert Piotr Wasilewski. Senior associate Karolina Grochecka-Goljan is also notable as ‘a specialist' in the telecoms field.

Practice head(s):

Xawery Konarski

Other key lawyers:

Agnieszka Wachowska; Piotr Wasilewski; Anna Jelińska-Sabatowska; Karolina Grochecka-Goljan; Jakub Chlebowski; Marcin Ręgorowicz


‘The entire team are extremely competent, available, and listen to the client’s needs. The team has good energy and is made up of very committed, brilliant, and very positive lawyers who are able to creatively solve problems and go beyond the usual patterns.’

‘They are extremely well connected in the market and are always abreast of the latest local developments, as well as global trends.’

‘The team is very professional, competent, and possesses very deep knowledge in the area of its expertise. Services are delivered with very high quality, and the team’s responsibilities and are very clear.’

‘What distinguishes the firm is certainly the innovative approach to often complex issues that require thorough understanding of business processes.’

‘Xawery Konarski is a go-to lawyer; he commands respect in the market and his opinions are kept in high regard. He is a true visionary and leads by example. He is great in his partner role and very reliable. Piotr Wasilewski is always ready to help.’

‘Agnieszka Wachowska – along with Jakub Chlebowski and Marcin Ręgorowicz – deserve special recognition. Agnieszka Wachowska is an outstanding lawyer and a great leader. She is great at managing a team and solving problems, and perfectly understands the client’s needs.’

‘Agnieszka Wachowska is not only a great expert and professional, but she can make everything easy to understand. Her language, attitude, and friendly approach makes her easy and very pleasant to work with. She is always well prepared and goes the extra mile to help find the best solution for the topic.’

‘Karolina Grochecka-Golian is a specialist in telecommunications law and is a very dedicated and thorough lawyer. Anna Jelińska-Sabatowska is a promising lawyer who is hard working and devoted to data and TMT.’

Key clients

City Hall of Warsaw

National Research Institute

Atende S.A.

Mazovia Development Agency Plc.

General Director for National Roads and Motorways

Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications

Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne S.A.

Asseco South Eastern Europe S.A.

National Health Fund

PGNiG Obrót Detaliczny Sp.z.o.o.

Polish Airports’ State Entreprise

State Fund for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled

Work highlights

  • Assisting NASK Research and Academic Computer Network – National Research Institute with its TMT matters.
  • Advised PGNiG Retail on the implementation of a billing system.
  • Advised Atende on the application of blockchain solutions as a durable medium within the meaning of Polish and EU laws.

Bakowski Law Firm

Bakowski Law Firm’s TMT team supports start-ups and large organisations which are active in the IT industry with new technology and telecoms-related mandates. This offering includes advice on licensing, outsourcing agreements, and cloud computing contracts, as well as implementation of innovative software projects. Zuzanna Laganowska heads the practice with expertise in new technology regulations and telecoms law, and is supported by Aldona Hapyn, who has substantial experience in advising clients on IT agreements.

Practice head(s):

Zuzanna Laganowska

Other key lawyers:

Aldona Hapyn


‘Strong team with incredible know-how.’

‘They are a great firm with many people that help answer any questions clients have.’

‘Very thorough and knowledgable team.’

‘The firm approaches each task individually and always tries to find a solution that is most beneficial to the client. They communicate quickly, clearly, and efficiently, which allows the client to quickly implement the suggestions they set.’

‘Strengths of the team include competence, successes, commitment, and transparency.’

‘Honesty, competence, availability, and versatility are attributes of the firm.’

‘Zuzanna Laganowska has an extremely individual approach to the client’s needs and quick reactions to all issues.’

Key clients

Belgacom International Carrier Services

Poznan Science and Technology Park

Calmsie Sp. z o.o.

Polish Agency for Enterprise Development

Work highlights

  • Advising Poznan Science and Technology Park on cybersecurity due diligence.
  • Advised the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development on its legal support programme for start-ups.
  • Advised PIT-RADWAR on the construction of telecoms devices for the armed forces.

DLA Piper Giziński Kycia sp.k.

DLA Piper Giziński Kycia sp.k.'s technology department advises clients from the emerging technologies, life sciences, insurance, media, and banking and finance sectors. It has a strong focus on new technology, including the Internet of Things, AI, and blockchain, as well as technology-related M&A transactions. Ewa Kurowska-Tober acts as practice head, as well as global co-chair of the firm’s data protection, privacy and security sub-group; she focuses particularly on advanced technology laws. Counsel Magdalena Koniarska and senior associate Olga Leśniewska are also key lawyers in this space.

Practice head(s):

Ewa Kurowska-Tober

Other key lawyers:

Magdalena Koniarska; Olga Leśniewska; Piotr Czulak


‘The team is engaged from the first meeting; they are organised and responsive, and give the best solution on time and with quality.’

‘Their breadth of experience and knowledge is essential to completing transactions in tight timelines.’

‘Ewa Kurowska-Tober and Piotr Czulak both have very good knowledge in their sphere, providing constant support, and consulting with the client regarding complicated issues. They are a huge support in negotiations.’

Key clients

American Heart of Poland





BNP Paribas





Dentsu Aegis



ING Bank

Toyota Motor

LEVI Strauss


Mid Europa

Moroccan Oil














Work highlights

  • Assisted BNP Paribas with a number of IT projects and relevant contract negotiations.
  • Advising AUDI in relation to innovative tools offered to its clients.
  • Advised Auchan Polska on the implementation of its Ocado Smart Platform into its local infrastructure and the construction of a dedicated warehouse.

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

The TMT team at Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka is adept at handling digital transformation projects, armaments technology supply projects and AI-related mandates. It is also active in advising clients in the TV production space (including TV broadcasters and producers), video game developers, publishers, and e-commerce and energy companies. IT expert Aleksandra Auleytner chairs the group with the support of counsel Paweł Gruszecki, who is skilled in cloud computing matters.

Practice head(s):

Aleksandra Auleytner

Other key lawyers:

Paweł Gruszecki; Tadeusz Piątek; Karolina Kulikowska

Key clients


BABCOCK International Group

Talbot Underwriting

PGE Systemy Sp. z o.o.

Golden Media Sp. z o.o. and its subsidiaries


Intrum Justitia Sp. z o.o.

TECS’ telecommunication & e-commerce solutions GmbH

GWD Concept Sp. z o.o.

LULU Production


Work highlights

  • Acting for PGE Systemy in proceedings concerning a contract for a billing and CRM system for the client’s customers.
  • Advising Babcock on agreements outlining its co-operation with members of the PGZ-Miecznik consortium, with the client providing the design for the Arrowhead 140 naval fleet, as well as the knowledge and technology to build it in Polish shipyards.
  • Advising PZU on cyber security incidents which occurred for a number of its customers who had purchased cybersecurity policies.


Praised as 'telecoms and media industry insiders with more than two decades at the forefront of regulatory battles', practitioners at GWW are active in assisting clients with regulatory issues, legislative mandates, and investment processes. Wacław Knopkiewicz leads the team from Poznań and is singled out by a client as ‘one the most experienced legal professionals in the telecoms and media space with unparalleled knowledge of market’. Wojciech Krupa in Warsaw is also an active team member.

Practice head(s):

Wacław Knopkiewicz

Other key lawyers:

Wojciech Krupa


‘Long track record and focus on telecoms, media law, and regulations. Exceptionally strong regulatory practice both on a national and EU level, and leading a number of high-profile regulatory initiatives, litigations, and court cases all the way to the Supreme Administrative Court.’

‘The lawyers from GWW are highly experienced professionals not only in the area of TMT law and regulations, but also they have a very good business approach.’

‘Telecoms and media industry insiders with more than two decades at the forefront of regulatory battles, legislative processes, and market evolution. They are involved in the most important trends and events shaping the industry. High attention to detail, results oriented, and focused on the success of clients.’

Key clients

Fiberhost S.A.

Orange Polska S.A.

Cellnex Poland Sp. z o.o.

Polkomtel sp. z o.o.

Cyfrowy Polsat S.A.

Polish Chamber of Commerce for Electronics and Telecommunications

National Broadcasting Council

On Tower Poland sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advising a telecoms client on regulatory issues relating to the development of private networks in Poland in the 5G frequency band.
  • Advising a car manufacturer on the qualification of content-related services available in the car as telecoms services.
  • Advising a telecoms operator on a regional broadband network model implemented on the PPP scheme after the expiry of a contract operating on the terms set out in the decision of the European Commission.

Kochanski & Partners

The technology, media, and entertainment team at Kochanski & Partners has a strong focus on new technologies and the metaverse, which includes assisting clients with blockchain, AI, NFTs, and crypto-assets. Cloud computing in the financial services sector is also a key area for the practice, in addition to assistance with drafting of IT contracts and representation of clients in disputes. Agnieszka Chrzanowska jointly leads the group alongside Lukasz WegrzynMateusz Ostrowski is also a name to note, as head of the litigation department. Piotr Kaniewski was promoted to counsel in March 2022.

Practice head(s):

Agnieszka Chrzanowska; Łukasz Węgrzyn

Other key lawyers:

Mateusz Ostrowski; Piotr Kaniewski; Szymon Ciach; Monika Maćkowska-Morytz


‘The firm’s knowledge of TMT is highly valued.’

‘Piotr Kaniewski and Łukasz Węgrzyn provide good cooperation.’

Key clients

ERGO Hestia


Pandora Jewelry CEE Sp. z o.o.


GFT Group


LMG FÖRSÄKRINGS AB Spółka Akcyjna Oddział w Polsce

Murapol S.A.

MAIN sp. z o.o.

Molecule One sp. z o.o.

LOT Polish Airlines

Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy

mElements S.A.


Ringier Axel Springer Polska Group

Nest Bank

Getin Noble Bank

Canal +

Dalkia Polska Energia S.A.

Tameshi Investments

mBank Hipoteczny S.A.

TIDIO Poland sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Assisting the Polish Bank Association with a major update to the Polish standard for cloud computing implementation in banks.
  • Advised ERGO Hestia on a cloud migration project.
  • Represented Ringier Axel Springer Poland in almost 200 cases regarding freedom of the press and protection of personal rights.

Konieczny, Wierzbicki Kancelaria Radców Prawnych sp.p.

The TMT practice at Konieczny, Wierzbicki Kancelaria Radców Prawnych sp.p. is based in Kraków and jointly led by managing partner Michał Konieczny and Łukasz Wieczorek. The team advises on technology in the gambling market, IT in the banking sector, and telecoms matters for clients in the energy arena. It also supports clients with innovative projects and new technologies - areas in which Wieczorek is an expert. Konieczny is adept at handling cross-border transactions involving IT companies.

Practice head(s):

Michał Konieczny; Łukasz Wieczorek

Other key lawyers:

Gabriela Kocurek; Aleksandra Lachowicz


‘KWKR is the perfect full-range legal service provider for companies looking to grow their business in an international setting.’

‘KWKR blends youth and experience seamlessly – they are very dynamic and a true multi-service firm able to support clients with depth and breadth; they can deploy a team to work on a broad range of business challenges.’

‘The team has huge knowledge and cleverness.’

Key clients

Software Mind sp. z o.o.

NextBank sp. z o.o.

Ailleron S.A.

Zurich Insurance Company

Epeer sp. z o.o.

Antrego sp. z o.o.

Digital Ocean Ventures sp. z o.o.


Sygnis New Technologies S.A.

Da Vinci Green Energy

Self Learning Solutions Sp. z o.o.

Yggdrasil Polska Sp. z o.o.

Grape Up sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advised Software Mind on several projects, inlcuding a transaction involving the acquisition of seven companies from five different countries.
  • Advised Ailleron on its full-scope contract with PKO BP which pertained to the implementation of the LiveBank solution in a cloud model.
  • Advised Epeer on preparation of an agreement.

Olesinski & Wspolnicy

The TMT practice at Olesinski & Wspolnicy has broad experience in assisting with branding and publishing, implementing new technologies, protecting media rights, and conducting projects in the telecoms and digital communication arenas. The e-commerce sector is of particular focus for the group, which also acts for studios, developers, and start-ups from the gaming industry. The team is jointly led by founder Rafal OlesinskiLucyna Brayshawand Joanna Lentka-Wróbel – all based in Wrocław – and Andrzej Boboli and Magdalena Kaleta-Maniak in Warsaw.

Practice head(s):

Rafał Olesiński; Lucyna Brayshaw; Joanna Lentka-Wróbel; Andrzej Boboli

Other key lawyers:

Sebastian Kleszyk; Marta Dąbrowska; Bartosz Kolarz, Przemysław Gruchała, Małgorzata Paja, Ludmiła Łuczak; Wojciech Jarosinski


‘Cooperation with the team is unique because they take an individual approach to each problem. The strengths are: perfect explanation of the case; thorough explanation of the provisions of each piece of legislation; and understanding of the problem.’

‘The team is truly a TMT practice. Each member has a profound understanding of all aspects of technology, media, and telecoms. The team is not only proficient in legal advice in the TMT sector, but also offers omni-channel support to its clients, IT-level SLA for any query, and straightforward explanations of the most complex legal matters.’

‘The most outstanding partners are Lucyna Brayshaw and Sebastian Kleszyk.’

‘Marta Dąbrowska is one of the best legal advisors specialised in services related to the protection of intellectual property and personal data in the new technology, game development, and e-commerce industries. She is very thorough in her work and dedicated to the case and her work at all times.’

‘Rafał Olesiński, Andrzej Boboli, Sebastian Kleszyk, Joanna Lentka-Wróbel, Bartosz Kolarz, Przemysław Gruchała, Małgorzata Paja, Ludmiła Łuczak, and Marta Dąbrowska are all excellent lawyers and business-oriented individuals. They all share a quality of being able to explain the most complex legal problem in an easy-to-understand way for a non-lawyer in the fast-paced environment of modern technology.’

‘Andrzej Boboli is leading a wonderful team of advisors and has wide range of expertise relevant for tech companies.’

‘Małgorzata Paja has extensive knowledge of intellectual property and new technologies. She is always very committed to working out the right solutions that are legally safe and suitable for the client’s business.’

‘Bartosz Kolarz has a broad and unique legal knowledge in TMT. He is able to clearly explain even the most complex legal issues.’

Key clients

ATM Grupa S.A.

Burda Media Polska sp. z o.o.

Booksy International sp. z o.o.

Brose Sitech Sp. z o.o.

Modivo S.A.

ICB Pharma Sp.j.

Krajowy Rejestr Długów Biuro Informacji Gospodarczej S.A.

Olga Tokarczuk

Picadilla Games Adziński, Porzucek, Czerenkiewicz Sp. k.

Sportano sp. z o.o.

SI-Consulting sp. z o. o.

Spoton Poland sp. z o.o.

Tarczyński S.A.

Teleste sp. z o.o.

Satlan sp. z o.o.

Ten Square Games S.A.

Tidio Poland sp. z o.o.

Whirlpool Company Polska sp. z o.o.


Continental Opony Polska sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advising Booksy International on issues relating to its brand management strategy, assisting with drafting of terms for its services, and negotiating agreements with media houses.
  • Assisted Tarczyński with the negotiation of a sponsorship agreement to become the title sponsor of the City of Wrocław Stadium, as well establishing the change of the official name of the stadium to Tarczynski Arena.
  • Supporting Tidio with its marketing activities in Europe and the United States, including reviewing, concluding, and annexing contracts and advising on its SaaS services.

Wardynski & Partners

The new technologies department at Wardynski & Partners focuses predominantly on e-commerce and fintech mandates, including blockchain and cybersecurity issues. Krzysztof Wojdyło leads the team and supports both start-ups and more established companies in the technology sector. Associates Rafał Kuchta and Joanna Werner are key names for regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Krzysztof Wojdyło

Other key lawyers:

Rafał Kuchta; Joanna Werner


‘Krzysztof Wojdyło is very good.’

WKB Lawyers

WKB Lawyers‘s TMT team is active in matters involving fintech, IT, and media. Its offering includes advising on software development contracts, technology transfers, licensing disputes, and regulatory issues. The group’s client roster is broad ranging, and includes publishers, e-commerce platforms, and film and TV content producers. Agnieszka Wiercińska-Krużewska leads the practice and supports major telecoms providers.

Practice head(s):

Agnieszka Wiercińska-Krużewska

Other key lawyers:

Emanuel Wanat


‘Enthusiastic team that understands not only the legal aspects of the project being conducted, but also has a business understanding.’

‘The firm, and above all the people, manifest high substantive knowledge, which they combine with the company’s business approach.’

‘A combination of substantive knowledge with a partnership approach to the client.’

‘The people in WKB are very competent, well prepared for meetings, always thoroughly analyse all cases, and propose several well thought-out solutions, so you can choose the one that suits you the best. Fully committed so that you can feel secure that your case is in good hands.’

‘Courtesy, competence, commitment, good and thorough preparation for the case, and flexibility in terms of payment for services – these characteristics make them different from others.’

Key clients


Chubb Limited

Orkla Care S.A.


Lidl Sp. z o.o. sp. k

Jerónimo Martins SGPS, S.A.

FremantleMedia Polska Sp. z o.o.

Wolters Kluwer Polska

FremantleMedia Polska

Avia Capitals

Innova Capital sp. z o.o. sp. k.


Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego S.A.

Helios Energy Investments 5 LP

Generation Capital LTD

Bandwidth Inc

Ekstraklasa S.A.

Centrum Rozliczeń Elektronicznych Polskie ePłatności S.A.

Cludo sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advised Quantum Flytrap on the development and licensing of a GUI used in the simulation of a quantum computing device.
  • Advised FremantleMedia Polska on the organisation of a television production during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Advised AI Estimo Software on a set of legal measures and agreements aimed at securing its proprietary, innovative AI technology, know-how, and other rights.

APLaw Artur Piechocki

Boutique firm APLaw Artur Piechocki focuses on IT and TMT law and assists clients with media law, new technologies (including AI and Internet of Things), fintech matters, and gaming-related mandates. Founding partner Artur Piechocki leads the team, and 'exceptionally combines technical and legal knowledge'.

Practice head(s):

Artur Piechocki

Other key lawyers:

Natalia Polańska


‘The team is very professional and provides the best solutions for clients’ businesses. They are very engaged and know all the innovative solutions from technical and legal perspectives.’

‘They are well known for knowledge in domain names, blockchain, cybersecurity, software systems implementation, and telecoms. Their knowledge is of a technical kind, not only legal. That helps a lot in mutual understanding in client-legal counsel relationships.’

‘Artur Piechocki has always been interested in the technology behind law and business. He understands that relationship very well, which is reflected in the legal services he delivers.’

Key clients

Consulting Service


Ulferts Consulting


Aurum Films

W Zdrowiu

Data Lake

Human Biome Institute







Sports celebrity


Polish Accelerator for Blockchain Technology

Tecra Space

Work highlights

  • Represented Consulting Service against Nazwa in a court dispute concerning a large portfolio of internet domain names.
  • Advising Data Lake on the drafting and negotiation of IT implementation agreements, AI solutions for the healthcare sector, blockchain-based technologies, tokenisation, and a personal data donation international project.
  • Advised an international sports influencer-celebrity on an innovative project involving image digitisation and tokenisation of the rights to personal portrayal, and assisted with drafting of implementation and distribution agreements for tokens and NFTs with the owner of an NFT platform.

BSJP bnt Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson Zamorska Sp.k.

Marcin Kroll sits at the helm of the IT team at BSJP bnt Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson Zamorska Sp.k., which predominantly focuses on IT services and software-related contracts. This offering covers software development and maintenance, licensing, cloud services, and IT outsourcing. Kroll advises on the transfer and commercialisation of technology, and is supported by senior associate Andrzej Załęski.

Practice head(s):

Marcin Kroll

Other key lawyers:

Andrzej Załęski


‘The firm helps to implement innovative delivery models in a flawless manner. Overall, workflow efficiency is exceptionally high, and so is the quality of the service delivered.’

‘They offer a wide range of services and can provide clients with a suitable specialist.’

‘The lawyers are open to questions and are always ready to help.’

Key clients

B3 Consulting Poland

Direct Communication


Nethansa Group

No Fluff Jobs

P&P Solutions

Semantive Cloud


Work highlights

  • Advising a Nordic IT software and service company on an array of IT-related contracts.
  • Representing a Polish FMCG company in a dispute regarding the withdrawal from a custom software development agreement and payment of contractual penalties due to improper performance of the agreement by the vendor.
  • Advised Nethansa Group on the launch of the Nethansa Platform, a cloud-based software platform offered in the SaaS model.

Clifford Chance

Corporate lawyer Marcin Bartnicki leads the TMT sector focus group at Clifford Chance. The team benefits from the firm’s global network which enables it to advise clients on cross-border technology projects and M&A transactions. It is also adept at supporting established and emerging companies in the fintech arena with commercial, transactional, regulatory, and contentious matters.

Practice head(s):

Marcin Bartnicki

Other key lawyers:

Krzysztof Hajdamowicz

Key clients

SVF II Motion Subco

Cellnex Telecom

an international bank



Pollen Street Capital

Xebia Group B.V.

RTB House

Czyzewscy Kancelaria Adwokacka

Czyzewscy Kancelaria Adwokacka’s TMT group has a strong focus on supporting clients from the film and TV industry with the development and production of content, as well as key players from the internet and gaming sectors. Practice head Krzysztof Czyżewski is well known in the film and TV market, and handles a range of transactions and disputes. Senior associate Kamil Rzeczkowski assists clients with new technology laws and IT contracts.

Practice head(s):

Krzysztof Czyzewski

Other key lawyers:

Kamil Rzeczkowski


‘Highly professional and well-educated team.’

‘Willingness to help, kindness, and competence are strengths of the team.’

Key clients

Akson Studio

Apple Film Productions

Swedish Match North Europe

Polish Audiovisual Producers Chamber of Commerce

Paprika Studios





Northgate Logistics

Work highlights

  • Supported a filmmaker with the organisation and running of multiple education projects.

DLK Legal Korus sp.k.

DLK Legal Korus sp.k. is highly adept at providing regulatory advice to clients in the fintech sector, including banks and technology providers, and supporting them with digital transformations and adoption of new technologies. Complementing this, the team supports IT companies, and telecoms and technology providers seeking to enhance their business with financial services. Founder Krzysztof Korus heads the practice.

Practice head(s):

Krzysztof Korus

Other key lawyers:

Bartosz Wyżykowski


‘The work delivered by DLK Legal is very pleasing.’

‘DLK Legal have made a great name for themselves, especially in the telecoms and finance sectors.’

‘Krzysztof Korus is very precise and helps clients focus on the questions they need to have answered.’

Key clients

Santander F24 S.A.

Smartney sp. z o.o. sp. z o.o.

Getin Noble Bank S.A.

Centrum Elektronicznych Usług Płatniczych eService sp. z o.o.

Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy S.A.

Blue Media S.A.

Profi Credit Polska S.A.

IT Card Centrum Technologii Płatniczych S.A.


PayEye sp. z o.o.

Autopay Mobility sp. z o.o.

Authologic sp. z o.o.

Savangard sp. z o.o.

Credit Agricole Bank Polska S.A.

Work highlights

  • Advised eService on the negotiation of a co-operation agreement with Kevin UAB.
  • Advised Digital Virgo Payments on the design of an acquiring service based on direct carrier billing products.
  • Advised Authologic on the launch of identity and data confirmation services.

Doktór Jerszynski Pietras Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni Spólka

The IT law department at Doktór Jerszynski Pietras Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni Spólka supports clients throughout IT-related transactions, including the acquisition of IT systems and related disputes. Sectors of focus include energy, retail, and e-commerce. Gracjan Pietras chairs the practice with the support of Jarosław Jerszyński and associate Adriana Palczewska, both of whom have significant experience in new technologies law.

Practice head(s):

Gracjan Pietras

Other key lawyers:

Jarosław Jerszyński; Adriana Palczewska; Bartosz Góźd; Katarzyna Lewińska; Tomasz Urbanek; Marcin Liszka


‘The speed of action while maintaining the high quality of service, which is delivered on time and with the expected quality, is a strength of the team.’

‘Noteworthy is the high competence and experience in providing legal services on IT contracts that require understanding of the industry and the specificity of IT services.’

‘The people are high-class specialists who are dedicated to their work.’

Key clients

Wonder Films Sp. z o. o.

Polskie Badania Czytelnictwa Sp. z o.o.

Polski Fundusz Rozwoju S.A.

Work highlights

  • Supported Wonder Films during the entire development, production, and post-production process of the 2022 TV series Powrót, and the films Każdy Wie Lepiej and Zołza.
  • Advising Polski Fundusz Rozwoju on the implementation of numerous bye-laws regulating internal procedures referring to the country-wide government programmes concerning relief for entrepreneurs affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, including post-project assessment of regulatory compliance.
  • Advising a Polish bank on the purchase of IT network hardware for banking systems and other IT solutions, including software solutions dedicated to the management of HR processes.

DWF Poland Jamka Sp.k

The team at DWF Poland Jamka Sp.k handles regulatory issues, commercial licensing, IT outsourcing, technology-related transactions, and disputes. It has notable strengths in the gaming and gambling arena. After joining the firm in October 2021 from PwC Legal Zelaznicki sp.k.Gerard Karp leads the practice with expertise in e-commerce, IT, and cloud solutions.

Practice head(s):

Gerard Karp

Other key lawyers:

Oskar Tułodziecki


‘Sufficient expert knowledge and experience in different areas to be able to handle complex topics.’

‘Subject matter experts available from different areas, allowing usage of different perspectives for problems and issues.’

‘Involvement of specialists from all seniority levels depending on the needs of the issue.’

Key clients

Insurance Guarantee Fund

Samsung Electronics Polska sp. z o.o.

Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd.


Enreach Holding B.V.

Wiggin LLP

Harris Hagan

Zwill Gen

Work highlights

  • Advised IGF on a project concerning new EU regulations on AI.
  • Assisted Adama Agicultural Solutions with the launch of its MyAdama portal and mobile app for end-customers.

Greenberg Traurig Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokinski Sp. k

Deputy managing partner Michał Fereniec heads up the TMT team at Greenberg Traurig Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokinski Sp. k and is active in implementing IT systems. The practice supports clients in e-commerce and licensing mandates, as well as advising on new technologies and system integration, outsourcing, software and hardware manufacturing and distribution, and telecoms services. Its offering also includes advice on fintech matters, regulatory issues, and technology venture capital.

Practice head(s):

Michał Fereniec

Other key lawyers:

Michał Bobrzyński

Key clients

Allianz SE

Polsat Group

People Can Fly S.A.

Innova Capital

Ekstraklasa S.A.

Ekstraklasa Live Park Sp.z o.o.

Agora S.A.

Epic Games Inc.


OTB Ventures

New Beginnings Acquisition Corp.



Work highlights

  • Advised Allianz on the acquisition of the Polish life and non-life insurance operations, as well as a pension and asset management business, from Aviva, and the acquisition of a 51% stake in Aviva’s life and non-life bancassurance joint ventures with Santander.
  • Advised Cyfrowy Polsat and Polkomtel on the sale of a 99.99% stake in Polkomtel Infrastruktura with Cellnex Poland.
  • Assisted Ekstraklasa with the sale of the international broadcasting rights to league matches, after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, to TV broadcasters, media rights sales agencies, intermediaries offering support in selected territories, and OTT platform operators.

Porwisz and Partners

Porwisz and Partners’ internet, media and entertainment group has notable strengths in advising film producers, filmmakers, and artists. Film production is a core part of the practice’s offering, including advice on marketing contracts, the commercial use of personal rights, and financing mandates, as well as disputes. Co-founder Kazimierz Grodek leads the team from Kraków, while senior associate Tomasz Głąleads is notable in acting for private radio networks.

Practice head(s):

Kazimierz Grodek

Other key lawyers:

Tomasz Głąleads


‘The quality of their work is valued and their service is full – from the beginning to the end they are solving problems.’

Key clients

Grupa RMF sp. z o.o. sp. k.

Polskie Badania Internetu sp. z o. o.

Deskset Software sp. z o. o

Jorsek Poland Sp. z o.o.

OFFCAMERA Foundation

OSHEE Polska sp. z o.o.

Match & Spark Sp. z o.o.

In Vitro Films Sp. z o.o.

Film Polska Production Sp. z o.o.

Earlgrey sp. z o.o.

KATAMAI Sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advised RMF Group on an international project concerning all companies owned by Bauer Media Group.
  • Advising Polskie Badania Internetu on a project aimed at updating the rules governing Polish and international online advertising.
  • Assisted Deskset with the creation of framework agreements for its activities.

Squire Patton Boggs Krześniak sp.k.

Squire Patton Boggs Krześniak sp.k. handles both contentious and non-contentious TMT mandates on behalf of local and international corporates; typical work highlights include transactional and regulatory matters, and outsourcing projects. Managing partner Eligiusz Krzesniak heads the group with experience advising telecoms companies, and senior associate Michał Matysiak is also a name to note after joining the team in March 2022 from Maruta Wachta.

Practice head(s):

Eligiusz Krześniak

Other key lawyers:

Michał Matysiak


‘A fully professional team, excellent service quality, and very good knowledge of Polish and American law.’

‘High professionalism, excellent organisation, deep substantive knowledge, and quick response to client inquiries.’

Key clients




Cubic Telecom

Work highlights

  • Advised Inmarsat on a project related to the launch of an integrated satellite and air-to-ground connectivity network.
  • Advising T-Mobile on strategic aspects of its co-operation with Orange.
  • Advising Cubic Telecom on a wide range of regulatory matters in connection with the client’s telecoms operations in Poland.