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Laszczuk & Partners
00-073 WARSAW

Poland > White-collar crime Tier 2

The white-collar crime practice at Laszczuk & Partners is well versed in assisting its clients with matters relating to insider trading, anti-money laundering, forgery, division of assets and phishing attacks. The team has recently been busy handling fraud-related matters and assisting clients with the recovery of substantial amounts of money; practice head Jan Rysiński is especially well versed in work of this nature. Patrycja Piotrowska is also a key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Jan Rysiński

Other key lawyers:

Justyna Szpara; Patrycja Piotrowska


‘Perfect collaboration with the entire team. Full alignment, ideal information flow, trustworthy and professional people, precise action plan, excellent delivery. Flexibility and client needs first ’

‘Very professional people. Outstanding practice.’

‘Very good specialist for criminal and business law in Poland. Very good level in English, which helps a lot.’

‘Jan Rysiński – clear statements and always available when needed.’

Key clients

Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Poland > Dispute resolution Tier 3

Boutique firm Laszczuk & Partners represents clients in infrastructure and construction disputes, contentious mandates surrounding M&A deals and commercial contracts, and investment arbitrations. The team has appeared before a wide range of courts and tribunals, including the ICC, VIAC and Polish Chamber of Commerce. Justyna Szpara, a ‘very experienced litigator’, and Maciej Łaszczuk, ‘one of the best arbitration experts in Poland’, jointly lead the department. Managing partner Marek Korcz leads the new technologies and privacy protection group, and is consequently adept at handling disputes in those fields, as well as in the aviation sphere.

Practice head(s):

Justyna Szpara; Maciej Łaszczuk

Other key lawyers:

Marek Korcz; Jan Rysiński; Krzysztof Riedl; Andrzej Maciejewski; Katyarzyna Bukalska


‘The dispute resolution team at Laszczuk & Partners has absolutely unique experience and competencies and is particularly active and proficient in advising Polish and international businesses in arbitral proceedings and disputes across a wide variety of industries. Maciej Łaszczuk is a key specialist heading the team.’

‘Maciej Łaszczuk, who has been an active lawyer for over 30 years, is still very much active, and widely recognised as one of Poland’s legendary trial lawyers and most seasoned litigators advising on a broad range of disputes across multiple sectors. Maciej is a great strategist whom I would recommend to even the most demanding of clients.’

‘Justyna Szpara is a very experienced litigator, advising domestic and international clients in M&A, real estate and investment project disputes. Very well equipped to take on the most challenging of cases, she is excellent in arbitral proceedings.’

‘I have known the team for many years. What sets them apart in the market is their experience and knowledge. They specialise in arbitration cases.’

‘Maciej Łaszczuk is a very experienced dispute resolution practitioner. He is one of the best arbitration experts in Poland and often sits on arbitration tribunals, not only domestically but also abroad.’

‘Justyna Szpara is a recognised litigator and attorney in court and arbitration cases. She is very committed to the cases she handles and clients feel comfortable with her.’

‘Laszczuk & Partners have been our Polish lawyers for many years. Not only do we have a fantastic team of attorneys, but over the years they have gotten to know our business and business ethics intimately. That way, they are able to render holistic advice.’

‘The partners and associates that I work with are all highly qualified and strive to deliver the highest quality of advice, on time and in the correct commercial context.’

Key clients

Safran Vectronix AG

Deutsche Lufthansa AG

VKR Holding / VELUX

Emirates Airlines

Unibep SA


Mostostal Puławy S.A.

Austrian Arlines


Bank Ochrony Środowiska S.A

Work highlights

  • Defending seven airlines against passenger claims.

Łaszczuk & Partners has been providing legal services to Polish and foreign businesses since 1989. Our team is composed of talented lawyers, who combine knowledge and experience with creativity and understanding of business needs.

Our overriding principle is to identify and meet their needs, and to strive to understand the issues and specifics of their business. For nearly 35 years we have built longstanding relations with our clients based on trust. Thanks to that trust, more than a fourth of our clients have worked with us for a decade or longer.

We seek to ensure our clients stability and legal security in their operations, particularly by avoiding problems rather than just reacting to problems once they already exist. When a problem does arise, we act quickly, developing optimal, effective and practical legal solutions. Our strength is creation of interdisciplinary teams to solve specific tasks, allowing us to make the most effective use of our lawyers’ know-how from various fields of law.

Laszczuk & Partners’ expertise has been confirmed by recommendations in numerous fields of law in both international legal directories Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers in Poland, Who’s Who Legal, Expert Guides: Commercial Arbitration, as well as in annual rankings of law firms published by Rzeczpospolita daily and Polish edition of Forbes magazine.

Department Name Email Telephone
Dispute Resolution | Arbitration Justyna Szpara +48 22 351 00 67
Mergers & Acquisitions | Corporate Tax Aleksandra Faderewska-Waszkiewicz +48 22 351 00 67
Employment Law Michał Chodkowski +48 22 351 00 67
White-Collar Crime Jan Rysiński +48 22 351 00 67
Intellectual Property | New Technologies & Protection of Privacy | Aviation Law Marek Korcz +48 22 351 00 67
Civil and administrative procedure / AI Krzysztof Riedl +48 22 351 00 67
Arbitration Maciej Łaszczuk +48 22 351 00 67
Photo Name Position Profile
Michał Chodkowski photo Michał Chodkowski Partner heading the labour law practice at Łaszczuk & Partners.
Aleksandra Fadarewska-Waszkiewicz photo Aleksandra Fadarewska-Waszkiewicz Managing partner.  Head of the Corporate Practice Group and the Real Estate…
Marek Korcz photo Marek Korcz Managing Partner Head of New Technologies and Privacy Protection  
Krzysztof Riedl photo Dr Krzysztof Riedl Partner leading the civil and administrative procedure practice group and AI desk.
Jan Rysiński photo Jan Rysiński Partner heading the White-Collar Crime practice at Łaszczuk & Partners.  
Justyna Szpara photo Justyna Szpara Partner Head of Dispute Resolution  
Maciej Łaszczuk photo Maciej Łaszczuk Senior Partner Founder of Łaszczuk & Partners.  
Adlaw International
ICC Poland - International Chambers of Commerce in Poland
AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers
ICC Commission of Arbitration
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
Austrian Arbitration Association
International Association of Lawyers (UIA)
International Law Association (ILA)

Equal opportunities have always been a cornerstone value at Laszczuk and Partners. We recognize that a diverse team makes us stronger and more effective. We strive to be as diverse as the communities and clients that we advise.

We are committed to recruiting, developing, retaining and promoting talented lawyers and staff with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Laszczuk & Partners law firm:

  • arranges professional and networking opportunities designed to meet the needs of our diverse lawyers and staff;
  • creates and maintains an environment of respect for all lawyers and staff;
  • ensures that lawyers and staff of varying backgrounds and perspectives are represented in leadership positions within the firm;
  • works to ensure the rate of retention and advancement of lawyers and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Laszczuk & Partners nurtures a culture of mutual respect and inclusion at all levels within the firm and we pride ourselves in providing our staff and attorneys with the opportunity for professional development and advancement

TESTIMONIAL: Łaszczuk & Partners has been providing comprehensive legal advice to Toolbox Marketing in employment law issues, in particular regarding concluding and terminating agreements with key employees. Their skills, knowledge and experience ensure high quality of advice as well as legal safety. They are quick, reliable, professional and always seek an optimal solution, tailored to our specific needs and requirements. They are very proactive and propose solutions before problems arise and are ready to support us in the most complex issues.

TESTIMONIAL: Throughout the entire period of cooperation, Łaszczuk & Partners maintained the highest standards in terms of content and professionalism of people running our company’s affairs. A reliable and at the same time very efficient approach to the issues being developed, often in conditions requiring quick reactions was very valuable to us, it allowed the Company to operate in an effective manner. We can recommend Łaszczuk & Partners as a reliable and trustworthy business partner.

TESTIMONIAL: Łaszczuk & Partners lawyers operate professionally, effectively, with the highest commitment and attention to customer satisfaction.

We highly value the in-depth substantive knowledge of the lawyers of the law firm, including both the knowledge of the existing legal regulations, as well as their practical application in the business environment, as well as the court experience they have. Expert knowledge, communicated in a communicative way, the reliability with which they perform their work, flexibility in relation to our expectations and kindness in interpersonal relations are complemented by professional advice.

TESTIMONIAL: The cooperation with Łaszczuk & Partners was highly satisfactory both legally and commercially. Łaszczuk & Partners participated in the negotiation of many substantial business transactions and contributed constructively with strong legal knowledge as well as specific business insight.

TESTIMONIAL: We have been – and are – very pleased with the cooperation with Łaszczuk & Partners. They provided quick and professional advice, combined with a practical approach. Moreover, they are very pleasant to work with and are completely reliable. During our years of cooperation, Łaszczuk & Partners met or surpassed our expectations at all stages of the proceedings.

TESTIMONIAL: We highly value the in-depth substantive knowledge of Łaszczuk & Partners lawyers, covering both the knowledge of the existing legal regulations as well as their practical application in the business environment. Reliable and very efficient approach to the services provided, often in conditions requiring quick response and a communicative way of transferring knowledge, as well as kindness in interpersonal relations, complement professional advice.


Łaszczuk & Partners is a Warsaw-based independent law firm that has been providing legal services to Polish and foreign businesses since 1989. In our work we combine knowledge and experience with creativity and understanding of business needs. We seek to ensure our clients stability and legal security in their operations. Our team of talented lawyers act quickly, developing optimal, effective and practical legal solutions.

The firm’s over 30-year experience and the success it has achieved have secured its recognition as one of the leading law firms in Poland.

Our team is composed of 7 partners, a group of senior and junior lawyers, and support personnel. Moreover, we cooperate on a permanent basis with lawyers in all major Polish cities.

We deliver comprehensive solutions.

Experience is our foundation – innovation is our true asset

A considerable number of our clients have been using our legal services in complex matters for many years, while some of our clients have been with us since we began our activity on the market. The high quality of the services we render is a result of teamwork, professionalism, efficiency and innovativeness, which are the principal values guiding us in our work.

Drawing upon our long-term and vast experience as well as deep knowledge, we provide effective, secure and practical legal solutions. Our overriding aim is always the client’s best interest.

Our lawyers specialise in various fields of law, key to business activities.