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Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak
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Poland > Dispute resolution Tier 1

The ‘excellent litigators‘ at Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezaknavigate the court and arbitration alleys as regulars and know the ins and outs of every corner‘. The firm is known particularly as a market leader in the sphere of complex and high-value domestic disputes. Practice head Rafał Waszkiewicz stands out because of the respect and supervised freedom he provides to his legal team‘; his particular area of specialism is acting in cases concerning the implementation of major construction and infrastructure projects. Although many of the team’s key practitioners are highly regarded arbitrators, Stanisław Sołtysiński is the standout.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Stanisław Sołtysiński; Andrzej Szlęzak; Jacek Siński; Marcin Olechowski; Katarzyna Paczuska-Tokarska; Anna Grzywczak-Kubiak


‘Thanks to the commitment of Rafał Waszkiewicz and Katarzyna Paczuska-Tokarska, we concluded a very complicated legal process with a court settlement. They both demonstrate very extensive legal knowledge and possess very good negotiating skills.’

‘Rafał Waszkiewicz – knowledge of the law and team leadership. His advice and recommendations have proven to be right every time.’

‘Anna Grzywczak-Kubiak’s level of work is excellent.’

‘The team is focused on practical solutions, not theoretical possibilities. There are nuances to dispute resolution that require experience and creativity which expands on the plain reading of the law. SKS’ team offers a client just that.’

‘Their lawyers navigate the court and arbitration alleys as regulars and know the ins and outs of every corner, offering the client a roadmap that helps prepare for the best and the worst, and avoid needless waste of energy and resources.’

‘Rafał Waszkiewicz stands out because of the respect and supervised freedom he provides to his legal team. It is wonderful to work with a partner whose eyes are on the ball and aimed at reaching the best results for the client, and at the same time hands control over to individuals in his team who are at the steering wheel and putting in the hard work.’

‘Excellent litigators, super commercial, incredible to work with, creative thinking and solutions, best in class.’

‘Anna Grzywczak-Kubiak is a standout litigator. Simply excellent.’

Key clients

Nokia Solutions and Networks


MasterCard Europe S.A.

Multiconsult Polska sp. z o.o.

Wolt Enterprises Oy

Construcciones Rubau SA/ Rubau Polska sp. z o.o.


ERGO Versicherung AG

Eurocash S.A.

Mariusz Świtalski and the Sowiniec Group

Wechta Inwestycje

First Property Limited

Work highlights

  • Representing Nokia in disputes regarding the execution of a large railway communications networks in Europe.
  • Representing Dragados in a large domestic arbitration.
  • Representing Strabag in a dispute regarding the extraordinary increase of prices.

Poland > Intellectual property Tier 1

The IP department at Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak supports local and international clients in complex litigation proceedings regarding trade marks, patents, design rights, and copyright, as well as acting in domain name infringement cases. Its offering also includes software protection for clients in the IT industry, managing international IP portfolios, transactions, and unfair competition matters. IP specialist Szymon Gogulski and life sciences expert Ewa Skrzydło-Tefelska jointly head the team with the support of senior counsel Marek Oleksyn, who is experienced in representing clients before the CJEU and EUIPO.

Practice head(s):

Szymon Gogulski; Ewa Skrzydło-Tefelska

Other key lawyers:

Marek Oleksyn; Piotr Rafalski; Mikołaj Stępkowski; Arkadiusz Wójtowicz


‘Clients like their deep knowledge of the law and the fact that they are cautious with entrusted cases.’

‘They always analyse the issue and possible actions from different perspectives, predicting the results of various options in the long term. This prevents the client from being surprised.’

‘The team is very experienced and capable of helping with all types of IP matters.’

‘This is a good working team with notable patent attorneys and good internal cooperation.’

‘The IP team is very supportive in all IP legal issues, especially in the trade mark field. They have extensive experience and knowledge of local laws.’

‘Szymon Gogulski and his team are responsive and very pleasant to work with.’

‘Szymon Gogulski and Piotr Rafalski are excellent professionals.’

‘Szymon Gogulski is a very pragmatic and business-oriented lawyer.’

Key clients


PCC Rokita

Solaris Bus & Coach

Podlaska Wytwórnia Wódek POLMOS



Kulczyk Investments


The Swatch



Sensation Poland



Velvet Care


Inter Cars

Browar Fortuna


Retail Robotics

Guma Holdings

Work highlights

  • Represented PCC Rokita in a patent dispute with HH Technology and successfully defended against motions for preliminary injunctions.
  • Defended Bakoma against trade mark claims raised by Zott.
  • Advised SpecInvest on the sale of Nesperta to Resource Partners.

Poland > White-collar crime Tier 1

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak‘s team ‘has vast experience in white-collar crime cases as well as internal investigations on compliance matters’. Its offering also includes advice on fraud, corruption, actions to the detriment of companies, and money laundering. The team benefits from its multi-disciplinary approach, utilising the firm’s tax, competition, employment, and corporate and M&A departments. Practice head Tomasz Konopka assists clients with their compliance procedures and represents them before law enforcement authorities and courts. He is supported by Katarzyna Randzio-Sajkowska, who has extensive experience in internal investigations, and 'very thoughtful and strategic' senior counsel Michał Opala, who advises clients on fraud and corruption matters, as well as cybercrime.

Practice head(s):

Tomasz Konopka


‘They are able to smoothly navigate all the risks and provide coherent and business-oriented advice.’

‘The team has vast experience in white-collar crime cases as well as internal investigations on compliance matters.’

‘Highly qualified lawyers, specialists in the field, a team that is constantly growing, and a great ability to build relationships with the clients.’

‘Katarzyna Randzio-Sajkowska is a very experienced lawyer who can manage large and complex projects, has extensive substantive knowledge, and is professional and calm, even in difficult situations.’

‘Katarzyna Randzio-Sajkowska and Michał Opala are knowledgeable, highly responsive, and communicative.’

‘Katarzyna Randzio-Sajkowska is very dedicated to ensuring a perfect experience of cooperation and manages complex projects with unique client-care skills. She perfectly balances a strategic approach with an eye for detail.’

‘Michał Opala is a very thoughtful and strategic member of the team; his advice is always a valued combination of in-depth knowledge and practical experience.’

Key clients

Microsoft Corporation


Work highlights

  • Assisting Celius with the design and development of a mobile app that supports organisations with crisis management.

Poland > Banking and finance Tier 2

Under the expert guidance of Marcin Olechowski, Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak maintains its dedication to handling the full range of regulatory issues which may affect clients operating in the financial services sector, and has latterly been particularly busy in the fintech and e-payments space. On the transactional side, work typically centres around project financings, group reorganisations, and acquisitions. The firm has established itself as a go-to local advisor for multi-jurisdictional deals, and is regularly called upon to assist with the Polish law aspects of challenging cross-border matters.

Practice head(s):

Marcin Olechowski

Other key lawyers:

Wojciech Iwański; Mateusz Blocher


‘SKS was knowledgeable and professional, especially in the tight timeline that we worked on.’

‘Very good specialists.’

‘Marcin Olechowski and Matuesz Blocher – both very good lawyers, with very good services provided.’

‘High reliability and speed of delivery makes this team unique in Poland. Complete coverage of all legal and corporate aspects, very well integrated. Excellent quality of output.’

‘High professional background, knowledge of all aspects, ability in understanding the client’s needs and constraints.’

Key clients

Carlson Travel, Inc., CWT Polska sp. z o.o., Carlson Wagonlit eCenter Polska sp. z o.o.

The NN Group

Stellantis NV

JP Morgan

Poczta Polska S.A.

Western Union

AmRest Holdings SE

The Korea Development Bank, the Export-Import Bank of Korea, and Nonghyup Bank

Boparan Finance plc, Storteboom Hamrol sp. z o.o.

Mastercard Europe



Work highlights

  • Advised NN Group on all Polish aspects, including financial regulatory clearances, of its acquisition of MetLife Polish assets.
  • Advised Korea Development Bank, the Export-Import Bank of Korea, and Nonghyup Bank on all Polish law aspects of their €1.2bn aggregate financing of a large lithium-ion battery production facility in Europe.
  • Advised PayPo, a Polish buy now pay later provider, on strategic matters related to the expansion of its business in Poland and its foreign expansion to Romania and the Czech Republic.

Poland > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Clients from the most active sectors in Poland- including agriculture, food production, manufacturing, renewables, and FMCG - instruct Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, finding the firm 'a joy to work with'. Practice head Robert Gawałkiewicz brings contentious, as well as advisory, expertise to his role; his particular areas of expertise are cross-border reorganisations and commercial litigation. Marcin Olechowski is the name to note for transactional work with a link to the financial services industry, while Krzysztof Pawlisz is recommended for M&A mandates.

Practice head(s):

Robert Gawałkiewicz

Other key lawyers:

Krzysztof Pawlisz; Tomasz Kański; Łukasz Berak; Sławomir Uss; Marcin Olechowski


‘The team is always up to date with latest changes in the industry and is therefore a huge support for our activities. It seems that they are looking for market changes on a daily basis and always share them with us, when applicable. This is of huge value for us.’

‘Invoices are always transparent and the communication is reliable and professional.’

‘The whole team from SK&S is a joy to work with.’

Key clients

NN Group

Iliad, Play Communication S.A., P4 sp. z o.o.

The Briand Groupe

Brand New Galaxy (BNG)

The Eurocash Group

The owners of Nesperta


Crown Holdings

Diversis Capital

Platinum Equity Advisors, LLC

EQT Private Equity


International Paper

The Bunge Group

Club Car / Platinum Equity

The Mohawk/Unilin/IVC group

Work highlights

  • Advised NN Group on an agreement to acquire MetLife’s business in Poland and Greece.
  • Advised Play on the acquisition of shares in UPC Polska.
  • Advised French client Briand Groupe on the Polish aspects of its acquisition of the Astron Group from the Swedish Lindab Group.

Poland > Competition/antitrust Tier 2

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak's practice head, Krzysztof Kanton, is recognised by clients as 'consistently one of the best lawyers specialising in competition and consumer law'. Under Kanton's guidance, the team regularly handles merger control matters, particularly focusing on phase II cases, as well as representing clients in abuse of dominance proceedings and appeals of Polish Competition Authority decisions. Private antitrust litigation is likewise an area in which the firm has seen notable successes. Marek Kolasiński is another key senior member of the group.

Practice head(s):

Krzysztof Kanton

Other key lawyers:

Marek Kolasiński; Joanna Marek


‘The high substantive level combined with a business approach to the conducted cases distinguishes the team on the market.’

‘Krzysztof Kanton is consistently one of the best lawyers specialising in competition and consumer law. Krzysztof can easily explain the most intricate matters. High level of experience and knowledge always lead to the development of the best solutions for clients.’

‘Very competent and experienced in antitrust law, open and focused on client, with practical approach.’

‘Open, honest and available, always providing feedback on time, with many years of experience and knowledge.’

Key clients






ENGIE Energy Management Holding Switzerland AG

Jeronimo Martins Polska SA

Benefit Systems S.A.

Eurocash S.A.

Eurozet Sp z o.o.

Swiss Krono Sp. z o.o.


Polkomtel. Sp. z o.o.

Brand New Galaxy (BNG)

Work highlights

  • Represented ENGIE Energy Management Holding in appeal proceedings against the decision of the Polish Competition Authority, which imposed a fine for the alleged obstruction of the Nord Stream II probe.
  • Represented Benefit Systems, together with its subsidiary companies, in an antitrust investigation which pertains to the alleged division of the market and other collusive practices between the client and various fitness clubs.
  • Represented Eurocash in merger control proceedings before the PCA, relating to the acquisition of Arhelan, an operator of more than 100 retail stores in Poland.

Poland > Energy and natural resources Tier 2

The energy law team at Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak assists clients with both conventional and renewable energy projects, with a more recent focus on the lifecycle of photovoltaic and offshore wind developments. The breadth of work includes advising on infrastructure investments, compliance matters and regulatory disputes, emission allowance work, and energy-related M&A and financing transactions. The wide-ranging client roster consists of investors, energy companies, financing entities, buyers, and energy-intensive businesses. ‘Great leader‘ Krzysztof Cichocki co-heads the team from Warsaw, alongside Zbyszko Wizner in Poznań.

Practice head(s):

Krzysztof Cichocki; Zbyszko Wizner

Other key lawyers:

Tomasz Młodawski; Łukasz Wyszomirski


‘The team is always up to date with latest changes in the industry and is therefore a huge support for clients. It seems that they are looking for changes on a daily basis and share them when applicable. Invoices are always transparent and the communication is reliable and professional.’

‘The whole team from SK&S is a joy to work with.’

‘The team is highly professional.’

‘Incredible know-how of the energy market.’

‘Krzysztof Cichocki is a great leader.’

‘Tomasz Młodawski is very knowledgable in regulatory matters.’

Key clients


Alternus Energy Group

Sunly Group

Enea Elkogaz

Cemex Polska Sp. z o.o.

Kelfield Deutschland GmbH

Enea Operator Sp. z o.o.

Lucent Renewables

Work highlights

  • Assisted Ørsted with the development of projects on five sites in the second wave of offshore development in Poland.
  • Advised Alternus Energy Group on its acquisition of a 184 MW portfolio of photovoltaic farms.
  • Advised a renewable energy producer which joined forces with Alseva Group on a transaction in which Sunly Land acquired 100% of Alseva Group and the owners of Alseva Group acquired a shareholding in Sunly.

Poland > Healthcare and life sciences Tier 2

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak fields 'a team of top-notch lawyers' who consistently 'produce outstanding results'. The group brings together practitioners specialising in areas ranging from pharmaceutical law and biocidal products, to intellectual property and public procurement; the firm is consequently able to advise particularly well on issues occuring at the intersection of multiple fields of knowledge - including clinical trials, disputes involving healthcare entities, and projects relating to foodstuffs. Jacek Myszko and Ewa Skrzydło-Tefelska jointly lead the department.

Practice head(s):

Jacek Myszko; Ewa Skrzydło-Tefelska


‘The SKS team is strong and deep and we rely on them to provide clear, efficient and solid practical advice at much lower rates than other firms charge.’

‘Jacek Myszko has expertise in many areas that are crucial to our business and we rely on him heavily. He takes the time to really understand his clients, their needs, and provides guidance and advice that takes into account business realities and risks. His communication is top-notch and we appreciate how quickly he responds to requests.’

‘SK&S managed to assemble a team of top-notch lawyers. Even though they are perceived as an elite law firm, they are extremely approachable, responsive and easy to work with.’

‘We appreciate the combination of recognised academics and excellent practitioners – they produce outstanding results.’

‘Even in the most difficult cases we can rely on their knowledge and experience. They have a deep understanding of laws and practice which is very important to us. We really appreciate their overall perception of the problem, yet with great attention to the relevant details.’

‘Even though they are a local law firm, they have impressive international connections and are able to compose international groups of law firms to address cross-border issues.’

‘Jacek Myszko is always ready to shed some light on “hot” topics that are relevant to our members. Since Jacek has such a broad perspective, he is able to direct our attention to the most relevant aspects from the practical point of view.’

‘Jacek Myszko is great in terms of both knowledge and organisational skills; he is also much appreciated for his dedication and creativity.’

Key clients

Adstream UK

Victor Guedes, Ind. Com. S.A.

Wolt Polska Sp. z o.o.

Technicolor Home Entertainment Services, Inc.

PSI Pharma Support Poland Sp. z o.o.

E&J Gallo Winery

Nesperta Sp. z o.o.

Polski Związek Pracodawców Przemysłu Farmaceutycznego

Work highlights

  • Advising Victor Guedes on the labelling of foodstuffs.
  • Assisting Wolt with its operations in Poland, in particular issues relating to intermediation in the distribution of foodstuffs.
  • Advising multiple clinical trial participants on regulatory matters related to Informed Consent Forms (ICFs).

Poland > Private client Tier 2

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak is praised for having ‘very deep understanding’, and advises private investors and entrepreneurs on tax issues; planning, family and inheritance law; and business succession mandates. Asset and investment management matters are also areas of strength for the group. Practice head Sławomir Łuczak is an international tax law expert, as is Jarosław Bieroński. Tomasz Kanski advises clients on succession planning matters and associate Karolina Gotfryd is also a lawyer of note.

Practice head(s):

Sławomir Łuczak

Other key lawyers:


‘The lawyers have great experience, very deep understanding of all legal issues, and are commercial and practical.’

Poland > Tax Tier 2

Under the leadership of Jarosław Bieroński, who founded and continues to head up the tax practice at Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, the team advises on the gamut of issues relating to tax planning, audits and compliance, as well as assisting high-net-worth individuals with wealth tax management. Bieroński is ably supported by seasoned practitioner Sławomir Łuczak; both particularly well regarded for their knowledge of international tax law, and successful track record representing clients before tax authorities and administrative courts. For mandates relating to VAT, customs and excise duty regulations, Piotr Andrzejak is the name to note.

Practice head(s):

Jarosław Bieroński


‘They show great flexibility to adapt their ideas to the client’s issues.’

‘Very good team, efficient and client oriented.’

‘SK&S Lawyers are highly qualified and experienced in tax matters. They are very responsive, business-oriented and proactive.’

‘I do appreciate their exceptional knowledge and experience in tax advisory, business-oriented and proactive approach, engagement and responsiveness.’

‘Very strong technical capabilities combined with excellent client focus and interaction.’

‘Provide very clear communications and are pro-actively anticipating client needs.’

‘It is very rare to have such a capable and strong tax team in a one-stop law firm, providing the quality of tax advice that you usually receive only from boutique tax firms or the ‘big four’.’

‘Piotr Andrzejak is business-oriented and able to provide sound, commercially driven advice even in difficult situations.’

Key clients

Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations S.A.

FCC Construccion S.A.

Brand New Galaxy Holding

Kompania Piwowarska (Asahi)

PCC SE Group

BZK Holding PL Sp. z o.o.

BZK Group

Iliad S.A.

P4 Sp. z o.o.

The Eurocash Group

Kompania Górnicza S.A.

Fuji Seal Poland Sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Representing Polish founders and beneficiaries of the Family Foundation in Liechtenstein in proceedings pertaining to private tax rulings which denied deduction from the income tax base of donations from the client to its founders and beneficiaries before the Supreme Administrative Court in Warsaw.
  • Advised Brand New Galaxy Holding on its organisational structure and the rules governing its functioning, cash flows, funding, and intercompany settlements, ESOP plans, and cash bonus plans, as well as the tax aspects of various acquisitions of Polish, EMEA, US, and Dutch market players.
  • Advised the Iliad Group on the tax aspects of a transaction, including the preparation of public tender offer documentation, and implementation of the takeover bid and squeeze-out of the remaining shareholders.

Poland > TMT Tier 2

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.

Poland > Employment Tier 3

Agnieszka Fedor brings her expertise in collective dispute resolution and restructurings to her position as head of the labour law team at Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak. The practice has been increasingly active in employee investigations, harassment cases, and related dismissals and litigation. Senior counsel Filip Sodulski focuses on internal ethics proceedings and difficult employee dismissals.

Practice head(s):

Agnieszka Fedor

Other key lawyers:

Filip Sodulski; Michał Hady


‘What distinguishes SK&S is its great professionalism and quite a large team of lawyers who specialise in various areas.’

‘Filip Sodulski is a calm person who is always focused on the task at hand; he has a great deal of understanding and tact with the employee affected by the matter and he resolves employee issues in a systematic and professional manner. If necessary, he prepares documents in both Polish and English; he is very fluent in both languages.’

‘I must admit that I always feel safe in their hands.’

Key clients

P4 sp. z o.o. and the Iliad Group

Diversis Capital

International Paper





Crown Holdings Inc.



Work highlights

  • Represented a major company in the technical support sector in a case involving employee fraud, acting to the company’s detriment, undertaking activities competitive towards the employer, abuse of trade union rights, and the disciplinary termination of employment.
  • Representing a major producer of construction parts in a collective dispute, which involves handling negotiations with trade unions while working in close co-operation with a public relations agency.
  • Assisted a new player in the on-line shopping platforms space with the launch of activities in Poland, including advising on all aspects connected with remote working.

Poland > Public procurement Tier 3

Energy, transport and construction are key industries of focus for the public procurement team at Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, which supports clients throughout the entirety of their projects. Agata Szeliga is head of the group, and has represented clients before Polish authorities and the European Commission. Another key team member is senior associate Żaneta Urbaniak, who assists both contractors and contracting authorities.

Practice head(s):

Agata Szeliga

Other key lawyers:


‘Huge knowledge and experience in public procurement law.’

‘Highly skilled, understands the business context and provides legal opinions that are well suited to the clients.’

‘Agata Szeliga is an example of the highest professional standards.’

‘Żaneta Urbaniak is an expert in public procurement law.’

Key clients

Intel Technology Poland Sp. z o.o.

Mobilis Sp. z o.o.

Microsoft Sp. z o.o.

ZAB-BUD sp. z o.o.

Enea Elkogaz sp. z o.o.

Fundusz Górnośląski S.A.

Riscure B.V.

Bogumił Kidziak

Celius sp. z o.o.

Voith Hydro

Work highlights

  • Advised Voith Hydro on its participation in the competitive dialogue procedure for the implementation of the modernisation of the technological part of ESP Porąbka-Żar as a general contractor.
  • Advised Mobilis on a large public transportation services tender.
  • Advising ENEA ELKOGAZ on its participation in the competitive dialogue procedure for restoration of the generating capacity of 200 MW coal-fired units in the Kozienice Power Plant based on gaseous fuel combustion technology.

Poland > Real estate Tier 3

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak‘s real estate group assists clients with acquisitions, divestments, and leasing matters, as well as development projects. Its work covers a range of asset classes, including offices, logistics centres, hotels, residential properties, and retail facilities, in addition to agricultural properties, and its client roster covers real estate funds, developers, hypermarkets, industrial companies, occupiers, and investors. Radosław Waszkiewicz heads the department, aided by Janusz Siekański and Zbyszko Wizner.

Practice head(s):

Radosław Waszkiewicz

Other key lawyers:

Janusz Siekański; Zbyszko Wizner; Piotr Srebro; Bartłomiej Dębski


‘Unique knowledge and individual approach to the client and solving difficult issues.’

‘They always provide professional and very timely support, even when it requires support outside of their standard working hours.’

‘Radosław Waszkiewicz and Piotr Srebro have great knowledge in their relevant disciplines, they speak fluent English, and any document created by them is written perfectly.’

‘Radosław Waszkiewicz and Bartłomiej Dębski both have great knowledge and experience.’

‘Bartłomiej Dębski provides unique solutions to the complicated sale of land projects, helping not only to draft the agreement, but also advising on administrative proceedings required in the process.’

Key clients

Zalando SE

AXA Investment Managers

Solaris Bus & Coach Sp. z o.o.

Investec Property Fund Offshore Investments Proprietary Limited

Uma Investments Sp. z o.o.

OKRE Development Sp. z o.o.

REF Eastern Opportunities sp. z o.o.

Blue City Sp. z o.o.

International Paper Company

Xior Student Housing

Ares European Property Enhancement Partners

Andraka Sp. z o.o.

Aquarius Sp. z o.o. Sp. k.

Nike Retail

Wix Com.

Auchan Polska Sp. z o.o.

Kerry Polska Sp. z o.o.

WAN Sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advised Xior Student Housing on the Polish part of the acquisition of 5,341 residential units for EUR939m in Germany, Denmark, Sweden, and Poland.
  • Advised Zalando on the land acquisition and the development, sale, and leaseback of a new large BTS logistic greenfield project in Bydgoszcz at over 140,000 sqm.
  • Advised Ares European Property Enhancement Partners on its considered acquisition of a Polish logistics platform consisting of 6 large logistics centres.

Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak, an independent Polish law firm, offers legal services to businesses from Poland and abroad. We advise our clients on all the legal aspects of their local and international operations and represent them in litigation. We have worked continuously since 1991, and over the years we have won one of the leading positions in the market for legal services. We liaise on a regular basis with the largest international law firms. This allows us to provide legal services for complex transactions conducted simultaneously in several countries.

We are a team of about 180 lawyers. The firm’s partners and attorneys are active in many international professional organizations and associations, such as World Law Group, Energy Law Group, International Bar Association, European Employment Lawyers Association, Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance, EuroITCounsel, International Trademark Association and TRACE.

For many years, the firm and its lawyers have been ranked highest in Poland, but also by international law journals such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR1000. The firm is recognized as a leader in the Polish legal services market in the areas of commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and arbitration, banking and finance, antitrust law, intellectual property, capital markets, tax law and labour law, among others.

Piotr Andrzejak photoMr Piotr AndrzejakPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Tax advisor. Specializes in Polish and…
Łukasz Berak photoMr Łukasz BerakPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. He focuses his practice on advice…
Jarosław Bieroński photoMr Jarosław BierońskiSenior partner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Tax advisor. A respected specialist…
Krzysztof Cichocki photoMr Krzysztof CichockiPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in energy law, real estate…
Agnieszka Fedor photoMr Agnieszka FedorPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in labor law.
Robert Gawałkiewicz photoMr Robert GawałkiewiczManaging Partner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. He specializes in the areas…
Szymon Gogulski photoMr Szymon GogulskiSenior Partner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. His areas of interests include…
Tomasz Kanski photoMr Tomasz KanskiSenior Partner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in commercial and international…
Krzysztof Kanton photoMr Krzysztof KantonPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. He specializes in competition law. He…
Andrzej W. Kawecki photoDr Andrzej W. KaweckiSenior Partner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. He is the initiator and…
Marek Kolasinski photoProfessor Marek KolasinskiOf Counsel. Professor Kolasiński is a recognized expert in Competition Law.
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Katarzyna Michałowska photoDr Katarzyna MichałowskaOf Councel at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak.Specializes in domestic & EU corporate…
Jacek Myszko photoMr Jacek MyszkoPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in intellectual property, pharmaceutical and…
Tomasz Młodawski photoMr Tomasz MłodawskiPartner, attorney-at-law
Justyna Młodzianowska photoMs Justyna MłodzianowskaOf Counsel at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in securities and capital…
Marcin Olechowski photoDr Marcin OlechowskiPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Dr. Olechowski specializes in civil and…
Marek Oleksyn photo Marek OleksynMarek Oleksyn is a Partner and attorney-at-law with over 19 years of…
Rudolf Ostrihansky photoDr Rudolf OstrihanskyDr. Ostrihansky holds a position of Of Counsel. He specializes in mergers…
Katarzyna Paczuska-Tokarska photoMs Katarzyna Paczuska-TokarskaPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in litigation, including proceedings before…
Krzysztof Pawlisz photoMr Krzysztof PawliszSenior Partner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. In his practice he combines…
Roch Pałubicki photoMr Roch PałubickiOf Counsel at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in individual and collective…
Katarzyna Randzio-Sajkowska photoMs Katarzyna Randzio-SajkowskaPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in matters relating to white…
Janusz Siekański photoMr Janusz SiekańskiSenior Partner
Jacek Siński photoMr Jacek SińskiPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in civil and commercial litigation…
Dariusz Skuza photoMr Dariusz SkuzaOf Counsel at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Coordinates SK&S’ Litigation Department. Specializes…
Filip Sodulski photo Filip SodulskiSenior Counsel, attorney-at-law
Mikołaj Sowiński photoMr Mikołaj SowińskiPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. He specializes in intellectual property law…
Stanisław Sołtysiński photoProfessor Stanisław SołtysińskiOf Counsel at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Professor Sołtysiński is a renowned…
Agata Szeliga photoMs Agata SzeligaPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in personal data protection law,…
Andrzej Szlęzak photoDr hab Andrzej SzlęzakOf Counsel at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. An expert in civil and…
Sławomir Uss photoMr Sławomir UssPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in M&A transactions, commercial law,…
Radosław Waszkiewicz photoMr Radosław WaszkiewiczPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in real estate law, construction…
Rafał Waszkiewicz photoMr Rafał WaszkiewiczPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Specializes in proceedings conducted before the…
Zbyszko Wizner photoMr Zbyszko WiznerSenior Partner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. Tax Advisor. He has advised…
Łukasz Wyszomirski photoDr Łukasz WyszomirskiPartner, attorney-at-law. Supports clients in preparing and implementing complex infrastructure projects, primarily…
Sławomir Łuczak photoMr Sławomir ŁuczakPartner at Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak. He specializes in tax, customs and…