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Kochanski & Partners

METROPOLITAN BUILDING, PL PILSUDSKIEGO 1, 00-078 WARSAW, POLAND
Tel:
Work +48 22 326 96 00
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Fax +48 22 326 9601
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www.kochanski.pl
Krakow, Warsaw

The firm: Kochanski & Partners (K&P) was established in 1998 by Piotr Kochanski, advocate and member of the Warsaw Bar Council and the District of Columbia (Washington, DC) Bar. K&P currently consists of nearly 100, advocates, legal counsellors, tax counsellors and patent attorneys co-operating through offices in Warsaw and Cracow. It provides specialised services in ten key sectors, namely: energy, natural resources and chemicals; infrastructure and construction; real estate; financial services; new technologies and telecommunications; pharmaceuticals, healthcare and life sciences; media and entertainment; defense and aviation; FMCG, retail and automotive and private equity.

By focusing on these key sectors, clients can be assured that the firm not only provides standard legal services, but its deeper understanding, knowledge and market intelligence of the industry sectors will ensure the absolute highest level of service, enabling it to deliver legal solutions tailored to those sectors without compromising its ability to assist in areas that it has traditionally been known for.

International practice: as a domestic law firm, it holds relationships with a select group of the largest and most recognised law firms operating in foreign jurisdictions. These relationships extend throughout the globe and leave no jurisdiction uncovered. It is the firm’s principle that it doesn’t just work with any law firm, but specifically selects the most reputable and award-winning firms in their jurisdictions, which ensures that clients receive the same level of service that they have come to expect with K&P. Moreover, these firms are ranked tier one in the sectors that they are known for – the same sectors that K&P specialises in. Through these relationships the firm is able to assist clients in developing their operations on the international market, whether by obtaining foreign finance, seeking foreign business partners or providing simple insight into foreign markets. These deeply integrated relationships allow it to work on cross-border matters seamlessly. The better the firm knows its partners, and the better they know the firm, the better it serves its clients.

Values: the firm’s services are based on five pillars set out below.

  • Innovation – K&P takes pride in being one of the most innovative law firms globally, setting the standard for legal services in Poland. K&P does not follow, but paves the way in providing innovative products to its clients.
  • Quality – K&P regards quality as an integral part of its services. It constantly monitors its services and is always looking for ways to improve and provide the best possible level of assistance to clients.
  • Relationship – K&P believes in the importance of establishing and maintaining an excellent working relationship with clients. The better its relationship, the better they work together.
  • Knowledge – the knowledge of K&P’s lawyers goes beyond legal. The firm makes an effort to know clients’ industries and markets, including trends, the economic and political climate, and other outside influences that affect business.
  • Proactive – K&P’s knowledge and understanding of a client’s business and industry allows its lawyers to be proactive and anticipate problems before they arise, ensuring that it’s able to advise and protect clients effectively and efficiently, saving on cost in the long-run.
  • Other offices
  • Cracow
  • Number of lawyers: 100
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Member
  • International Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • INTA
  • PTMG
  • Polish - Spanish Chamber of Commerce
  • District of Colombia Bar
  • Union IP
  • ASPIRE
  • Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT)
  • Land Transport Chamber of Commerce
  • Scandinavian-Polish Chamber of Commerce
  • British-Polish Chamber of Commerce
  • Polish-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce

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