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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 6

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 4

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act BSWW's team is jointly led by Piotr Smołuch and Piotr Wojnar and advises clients on the range of transactions, including capital raising and buy-outs. Highlights for Sebastian Sury included advising Dekpol and Pekao on debt financing covered by a bond issuance programme intended for the construction of real estate.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

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act BSWW's team handles the spectrum of corporate transactions. The group is jointly led by Jacek BieniakMarek Wojnar and Piotr Wojnar. Anita Woźniak was a new arrival from Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors in June 2018. Marta Kosiedowska advised Fortuna Online Zakłady Bukmacherskie on an internal merger of subsidiaries.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 2

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act BSWW's instructions include residential, logistics and infrastructure construction projects. The team also has expertise in environmental protection, zoning and public procurement issues. Michał Wielhorski (who leads the team alongside Marek Wojnar and Jacek Bieniak) advised ECC Real Estate Group on its investment project relating to the development of the Nowa Stacja Pruszków shopping mall. Litigator Katarzyna Marzec and Magdalena Banaszczyk-Głowacka, who handles advisory matters for a range of developers, are also recommended.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 6

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 5

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White-collar crime
White-collar crime - ranked: tier 2

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Highlights for act BSWW included Piotr Pośnik's representation of Echo Investment in a criminal case involving the arrest and indictment of one of its board members in relation to allegations that they exerted unlawful influence on public authorities. Managing partner Piotr Wojnar is another key individual.

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