Firm Profile > Wiewiórski Legal > Wroclaw, Poland
Wiewiórski Legal Offices
SWIETEGO MIKOLAJA 81
Wiewiórski Legal > The Legal 500 Rankings
Employment Tier 3
Based in Wroclaw, the 'very proactive' employment team at Wiewiórski Legal is jointly led by Marek Maciej Wiewiórski and Magdalena Szeptycka. The team that is particularly known for advising foreign companies acquiring businesses in Poland. Areas covered include: internal regulations (including collective labour agreements), social benefit funds, restructuring, collective redundancies, TUPE transfers and residence permits.
Marek Maciej Wiewiórski; Magdalena Szeptycka
‘Very proactive in responses – look broadly, consider all aspects of the cases, provide best solutions.’
‘Magdalena Szeptyka – expert in labour law – very professional, huge knowledge Maciej Jarecki – expert in contract negotiations – you can be sure you get the best deal when you work with Maciej.’
‘They are extremely knowledgeable and able to compare the Poland legal system with the UK legal system. The team are helpful and very understanding but also pointed when required. We have built a fantastic relationship on trust and reliability.’
‘They are honest and able to readily understand the needs of our business and expectations whilst ensuring we collaborate and remain innovative. ’
‘Wiewiorski Law firm finds great balance in the service ensuring competent and experienced lawyers who are friendly and communicative, which puts the customer service on a very high level. ’
‘All the lawyers I had a pleasure to work with are extremely competent. They have wide experience in their fields of expertise. At the same time they are helpful, friendly and very communicative.’
‘The Wiewiorski Legal Team specializes in all legal aspects of large companies: labour law, real estate, company law, investments, business contracts, litigation & arbitration, state aid, environmental law, negotiations etc.’
‘All people from the Wiewiorski Legal Team are characterized by the following features: 1) they communicate in a way that is understandable to people who are not lawyers; 2) they propose alternative scenarios of operation; 3) they react very quickly to inquiries for opinion, take into account various aspects of the case, even those that are not in their specialization, and immediately organize help in these areas (directing them to the right people).’
Ideal Standard Polska
Real estate Tier 3
Based in Wrocław, Marcin Wojtasik and Maciej Jarecki lead the real estate team at Wiewiórski Legal. Working on large industrial and logistics projects, it is also well known for assisting clients with the complexities of project financing. The firm also handles contentious cases and has recently represented investors in disputes with subcontractors and the owners of neighbouring properties. Environmental impact assessments and due diligence constitute additional service offerings.
Marcin Wojtasik; Maciej Jarecki
‘As the partner Mr. Wojtasik is a person easy to work with, always eager to help in projects of any size. Especially the work on lease agreements had been successful. As the tenant I had been led step by step through all stages including negotiations with the landlord, proposing solutions regarding shape of the lease, then work on details of the agreement and accompanying documentation‘.
‘Mr. Wojtasik had been often put in challenging situation acting as a proxy between myself, the landlord and my supervisors from the main office in London – people who speak different language and of different culture. Mr. Wojtasik did a great job based on professionalism and superb communication skills. ’
‘Mr Marcin Wojtasik is an exceptional real estate lawyer. He works for the clients almost too hard. He is able to discuss any aspect of the real estate transaction, including business one or insurance and others. With ease he negotiated the legal topics both in English and Polish. He possess unique ability to explain complicated legal issues to the business people and to obtain final client decision. He is ready to provide his own recommendation based on huge experience gathered during the years. On behalf of the client he negotiated in a calm manner, encouraging the client to keep also a distance from the negotiating tricks used by the other party. That helps not to lose the main subject context. ’
‘Great expertise and excellent understanding of client’s business needs. Their vast experience helped us navigate through the negotiations and execution of multiple documents related to our new office. Top notch professionals.’
‘Marcin Wojtasik – exceptional expertise, vast experience, excellent understanding of client’s business needs. Great knowledge of the market – he was not only a legal advisor but also a business partner, helping us negotiate the best terms and get a set of documents we feel safe with.’
‘Wiewiorski lawyers have good knowledge about the market and their broad experience is a guarantee they will be able find a solution for most of the problems. The team members are also highly responsive, oriented for effective completion of the deal and have good negotiating skills.’
‘Marcin Wojtasik is the team head. He has huge experience not only in real estate project which gives him broad overview of the project. He is able to explain legal issues to non-lawyers, which is highly appreciated.’
Wiewiórski Legal > Firm Profile
Wiewiórski Legal was established in 2004 as a one-stop shop, providing comprehensive legal advisory services to foreign and domestic enterprises. Over the last decade, Wiewiórski’s lawyers have built a firm delivering advisory services to the largest enterprises in the Wroclaw region and around Poland, as well as dozens of smaller companies.
In particular, the firm provides legal services to companies undertaking large-scale investment projects in both the industrial and modern business service sectors, helping them structure their investments and manage legal risk. The firm’s support for clients begins at the investment stage and continues with legal assistance in their day-to-day operations. Wiewiórski has developed expertise in areas of crucial importance to foreign investors — issues relating to the commencement of investment projects, labour law (including the rights of trade unions), state aid, real estate issues and legal aspects of company financing. The quality of the firm’s services is attested to by its presence in international rankings, as well as by its client base which includes Fortune 500 companies, many of whom have placed their trust in the firm for years. Wiewiórski Legal operates throughout all of Poland.
|Banking and finance||Marcin Wojtasik|
|Corporate and M&A||Marek Wiewiórski|
|Corporate and M&A||Agnieszka Woldan-Waleczek|
|Real estate and construction||Marcin Wojtasik|
|State aid||Marek Wiewiórski|
|New investments||Marek Wiewiórski|
|New investments||Agnieszka Woldan-Waleczek|
|Business contracts||Agnieszka Woldan-Waleczek|
|Business contracts||Maciej Jarecki|
|Intellectual property||Marcin Wojtasik|
|Intellectual property||Magdalena Szeptycka|
|Dispute resolution||Magdalena Szeptycka|
|Dispute resolution||Maciej Jarecki|
|Capital markets||Marek Wiewiórski|
|Capital markets||Agnieszka Woldan-Waleczek|
|Aviation||Marek Maciej Wiewiórski|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 14
LanguagesEnglish German Polish Spanish
MembershipsGlobal Business Lawyer Alliance - GBL Alliance
OtherOther offices : Warsaw
Legal Developments22nd June 2021 On 19 May 2021, a new draft Act amending the Labour Code Act, the Vocational and Social Rehabilitation and Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act and the Employment Promotion and Labour Market Institutions Act was announced. The main objective of the new draft law is to introduce the provisions on remote work into the Labour Code as a permanent solution.
3rd March 2021 It is standard practice in corporate financing for financial institutions to request that the borrower's subsidiaries provide security. The management boards of such subsidiaries frequently ask themselves whether providing security in a situation where the company they represent does not use the financing directly is permitted.
2nd February 2021 When providing financing to corporate clients, banks require that the borrower, and frequently also companies from its group, offer security in case the liabilities are not repaid on time. This article presents instruments under Polish law that are most commonly used by Polish and foreign financing entities to secure their claims against corporate borrowers.
8th January 2021 At a time when so many employers have decided to introduce the remote working solution, maintaining the traditional employee documentation has become quite a challenge.
4th June 2020
23rd September 2019
Central Register of Beneficial Owners (Centralny Rejestr Beneficjentów Rzeczywistych). Pursuant to Polish Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Act of 1 March 2018 entities specified in the provisions of the Act, including limited liability companies, will be obliged to submit information on the beneficial owners of such companies to the Central Register of Beneficial Owners. New provisions come into force on 13th October 2019.