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Gide Loyrette Nouel > The Legal 500 Rankings
Capital markets Tier 2
Gide Loyrette Nouel's capital markets team, which focuses on DCM, was established following the arrival of Robert Dulewicz and a number of more junior lawyers from Dentons in January 2019. The group, often working alongside the firm's Paris, London and New York offices, is particularly noted for bond issuances and advises a wide variety of public and private corporate issuers. Dulewicz is supported by counsel Michał Śmiechowski, whose experience spans structuring and restructuring financing transactions, including in the public sector at both central and local government levels.
‘Perfect availability, significant sector knowledge, operational excellence.‘
‘I believe there are only few legal teams in Poland which truly specialize in bond issuances and this team is definitely one on them.‘
‘Robert Dulewicz is well-known for his great experience, responsiveness and direct contact with the clients. Working with him is a pleasure.‘
KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.
BGŻ BNP Paribas S.A.
European Investment Bank
Tauron Polska Energia
Public procurement Tier 2
At Gide Loyrette Nouel, public procurement work is focused on energy and infrastructure projects, and the team is often instructed on matters related to motorways, pipelines, railways and transport terminals. It also advises clients on defence sector procurement issues. The group is led by Piotr Sadownik.
Real estate Tier 2
As a key practice for Gide Loyrette Nouel in Poland, the real estate team has expertise throughout the life cycle of real estate transactions. In particular, the group handles asset and share deals, joint ventures, zoning and construction issues, as well as financing and commercialisation work including leasing mandates and advice to tenants. Outside of the transactional arena, the group assists with asset management issues. Marcin Muszel is the practice head, while associate Tomasz Roszczyc stands out for transaction structurings, lease agreements, and administrative and regulatory matters.
‘Very good contact with partner and associate, high availability, responsiveness and readiness to work, good process management.‘
‘Friendly approach to cooperation.‘
BPI Real Estate Poland
Essilor Optical Laboratory Poland
Griffin Real estate
InSite Real estate
Mayland Real estate
Penta Real estate
Skanska Property Poland
Skanska Residential Development Poland
Banking and finance Tier 3
Gide Loyrette Nouel's main focus is transactional work for a range of banks, insurance companies, leasing companies, financial institutions and private equity funds with operations in Poland. Regulatory work is also a feature of the practice, and the group is often called upon to advise on day-to-day issues. The team is led by Paweł Grześkowiak, whose expertise in banking and finance is supported by experience in private equity and M&A transactions. Associate Mateusz Gronau is another name to note; he has experience of a ranged of secured and structured finance transactions.
‘Very good banking & finance team that focuses on understanding of our business and needs.‘
‘Mateusz Gronau combines expert knowledge in the field of financing transactions with quick reactions and ability to find common ground between parties in tense situations.‘
‘We really enjoy working with them on real estate & financing projects.‘
‘Its key strengths are: commitments to deliver the best legal and transactional solutions, professional advice provided in a timely manner, focus on clients’ needs and objectives.‘
Credit Agricole Bank Polska
Bank Polska Kasa Opieki
KGHM Polska Miedź
BNP Paribas Bank Polska
Chassis Brakes International
At Gide Loyrette Nouel, lawyers advise buyers and sellers at every stage of M&A transactions, including pre- and post-merger structuring advice. The group is able to provide a full service to clients, drawing on firm-wide expertise in private equity, finance, regulation and tax, Corporate consulting services offered include corporate transformations of capital groups, capital operations, joint venture projects and the establishment of companies. Dariusz Tokarczuk leads the department, ad regularly advises Polish and foreign investors with operations in Poland.
Protos Venture Capital
Nowy Styl Group
Competition/antitrust Tier 3
Gide Loyrette Nouel's department handles EU and Polish competition and consumer protection law issues, as well as advising on commercial agreements, particularly related to distribution systems. The team is led by Dariusz Tokarczuk and includes Szymon Chwaliński, who is able to draw on his previous experience at the Polish Competition Authority.
Dispute resolution Tier 3
Gide Loyrette Nouel's team handles domestic and international litigation (including before the Polish Supreme Court) and arbitration, as well as administrative proceedings. It is instructed across areas including commercial law, real estate, intellectual and industrial property and unfair competition. It also has experience of white-collar criminal defence and representing employers in employment litigation. Advocate Piotr Sadownik leads the department and has substantial experience in cross-border litigation for Polish companies and international investors concerning infrastructure and energy projects.
‘Gide is always professional and has excellent specialists.‘
‘Strong team, good understanding of business needs.‘
‘The Warsaw litigation team is formed by high qualified professionals with strong international approach, high value skills and prompt cooperation.‘
General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways
Elektrociepłownia Stalowa Wola
KGHM Polska Miedź
Bouygues Immobilier Polska
Parfums Christian Dior
INSO Sistemi per le Infrastrutture Sociali
Groupe PSA (Citroën Polska / Peugeot Polska
Employment Tier 3
Gide Loyrette Nouel's employment and labour disputes team handles a wide variety of work including employment-related audits, employee incentive plans, social packages and collective bargaining agreements, as well as trade union negotiations. It also has experience in assisting with employment restructurings and collective lay-offs, as well as acting in litigation before the Polish courts. Banking and finance lawyer Paweł Grześkowiak heads up the team, while litigator Joanna Jasiewicz specialises in labour law and social insurance issues.
KGHM Polska Miedź
P3 Logistic Parks
Willis Towers Watson
Transport i Logistyka Polska
XPO Transport Solutions
Energy and natural resources Tier 3
Gide Loyrette Nouel is regularly instructed on regulatory, environmental, corporate, real estate and finance matters relating to the energy industry. The team, which is led by Piotr Sadownik, has experience at all stages of energy and natural resource projects, including public procurement and financing mandates. It also assists companies with commodity trading and with the acquisition of existing projects in Poland. In late 2019, counsel Konrad Kosicki moved to Wolf Theiss.
KGHM Polska Miedź
Grupa Azoty Zakłady Chemiczne
Private equity Tier 3
Gide Loyrette Nouel provides a full service to equity funds, their sponsors, and investors, drawing on developed expertise in corporate law, financial services, regulatory issues, tax, and contracts. The team also assists clients with recapitalisation transactions, build-ups, and exits. Paweł Grześkowiak, who also leads the banking and finance team, heads the department.
‘Great transactional experience and shared best practices from other offices. Very engaged and work to strict deadlines. They always look for solutions rather than confrontation.‘
‘Paweł Grześkowiak is engaged, fully briefed, and always on call.‘
‘We have never been disappointed by the firm. All of their lawyers are very competent and reliable.‘
Tax Tier 3
Gide Loyrette Nouel's group has a particularly busy advisory practice, assisting corporates with the tax aspects of a range of transactions, including M&A, corporate restructurings, real estate deals, industrial property rights and financing schemes. Corporate lawyer Dariusz Tokarczuk co-ordinates the team, which consists of international tax expert Ewa Żbikowska, transactional tax specialist Maciej Grela and Kamil Grzywka, who has experience in tax structuring matters.
Kapsch Telematic Services
KGHM Polska Miedź
ETI European Food Industries
B&B Hotels Polska
Gide Loyrette Nouel > Firm Profile
When Gide opened an office in Warsaw in 1991, it was one of the first international legal practices acting in Poland under the new regime. In the past two and a half decades, Gide has been involved in a large number of projects, including the most important privatisations and investment transactions on the Polish market. Gide Poland provides legal advice in all key areas of business law and is one of the most recommended international law firms in Poland.
Gide’s Warsaw office employs over 40 lawyers and tax advisors, including five partners, and advises some of the leading players in Poland, ranging from financial institutions, banks, insurance companies, and foreign investors, to Polish companies and other entities, including state-owned companies and public institutions.
Our key specialisations include:
|Mergers & Acquisitions/Corporate||Dariusz Tokarczukfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Banking & Finance||Pawel Grzeskowiakemail@example.com|
|Banking & Finance||Robert Dulewiczfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Banking & Finance||Michał Śmiechowskiemail@example.com|
|Capital Markets||Dariusz Tokarczukfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Capital Markets||Robert Dulewiczemail@example.com|
|Capital Markets||Pawel Grzeskowiakfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Capital Markets||Michał Śmiechowskiemail@example.com|
|Private Equity||Pawel Grzeskowiakfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Real Estate Transactions & Financing||Marcin Muszelemail@example.com|
|Real Estate Transactions & Financing||Blazej Czwarnokfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Projects & Infrastructure||Piotr Sadownikemail@example.com|
|Projects & Infrastructure||Grzegorz Banasiukfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dispute Resolution / Arbitration||Piotr Sadownikemail@example.com|
|Dispute Resolution / Arbitration||Krzysztof Cieplinskifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Public Law||Piotr Sadownikemail@example.com|
|Public Law||Grzegorz Banasiukfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Restructuring and Insolvency||Piotr Sadownikemail@example.com|
|Intellectual Property||Piotr Sadownikfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Intellectual Property||Krzysztof Cieplinskiemail@example.com|
|Employment Law||Pawel Grzeskowiakfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Employment Law||Joanna Jasiewiczemail@example.com|
|Mr Michał Śmiechowski||View Profile|
|Mr Szymon Chwaliński||View Profile|
|Mr Krzysztof Ciepliński||View Profile|
|Mr Błażej Czwarnok||View Profile|
|Mr Robert Dulewicz||View Profile|
|Mr Paweł Grześkowiak||View Profile|
|Mr Marcin Muszel||View Profile|
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