Bakowski Law Firm > Warsaw, Poland > Firm Profile
Bakowski Law Firm Offices
UL. CZARNIECKIEGO 86/88 LOK. 4
Bakowski Law Firm > The Legal 500 Rankings
Poland > Real estate Tier 3Bakowski Law Firm represents companies and investment funds entering into the Polish market on their real estate due diligence, transactions, M&A, investments and construction projects; it is also particularly active in the overseeing of commercial, office and residential developments. Sitting at the helm of the department are investment and transaction expert, Igor Bakowski, and litigator Maciej Ligier .
‘The team treats every person like an individual and it feels as if we are friends rather than just clients. The firm and its partners are very experienced and very flexible with their working patterns.’
‘Igor Bakowski goes out of his way to solve problems and works around us including evenings and weekends.’
CD Projekt S.A.
EDC Holdings Ltd
Slovenské elektrárne a.s.
State Treasury Property Management
Polish Investment and Trade Agency
BYWATER PROPERTIES Sp. z o.o.
Bomm Sp. z o.o. Sp. k.
Poland > TMT Tier 3New technology specialist Zuzanna Laganowska leads the TMT group at Bakowski Law Firm, which is adept at preparing and negotiating complex license agreements, outsourcing agreements and cloud computing contracts. It also advises clients on creating advertising campaigns and marketing products. Aldona Hapyn is also a lawyer of note in the IT market.
Other key lawyers:
‘Unique group of people, with great law knowledge.’
‘They are available and engaged in every problem I submitted.’
‘Very responsive and insightful when it comes to negotiating tricky deals.’
‘We get the answers needed quickly.’
‘Very good contact and good legal knowledge that fits to our industry profile.’
‘Punctuality and performance of work on time. Good communication.’
‘Aldona Hapyn has been our main point of contact for years. We appreciate her professionalism, willingness to find non-standard, yet mutual ways to resolve issues in our deals.’
BELGACOM INTERNATIONAL CARRIER SERVICES
National Research Institute supervised by the Ministry of Digital Affairs
Aldona Hapyn; Igor Bąkowski
‘Very good service. Fast and accurate.’
‘Always answers quickly.’
‘I was impressed with their responsiveness and attention to detail.’
‘Mr. Bakowski was very helpful and clear in his understanding of the issues. He was also very respectful.’
EDC Holdings Ltd
Slovenské elektrárne a.s.
Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.
Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP)
Belgacom International Carrier Services (BICS)
CK Source Sp. z o.o. Sp. k.
Przyjaciele Kawy Sp. z o.o.
HOLISTIC PHYSIO Sp. z o.o.
Bomm Sp. z o.o. Sp. k.
BYWATER PROPERTIES SP. Z O.O.
Mozaic Group of Poland LLC
TNK Poland Sp. z o.o.
TRT – Trade Sp. z o.o.
UAB BOD GROUP
Kosmetyka Naturalna Sp. z o.o.
RMI Sp. z o.o.
- Advised Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) on the programme “Legal support for start-ups”, where the law firm provided comprehensive legal advice and support to numerous growing start-up companies, particularly active in new technologies and IT.
- Advised PIT-RADWAR S.A. a leading developer and producer of telecommunications equipment and innovative solutions for the Polish Military restructuring of its portfolio companies, corporate, commercial and regulatory matters.
- Advised SPDC Holding in corporate, commercial and regulatory matters.
Bakowski Law Firm > Firm Profile
The firm: Bakowski Law Firm was founded in 2007, bringing together the long-term expertise of its partners acquired in the biggest American, British and Polish firms in Poland and Brussels. The firm has quickly grown from four lawyers to ten lawyers and is a well-established law firm advising on some of the biggest and most complicated transactions, particularly in the real estate and investment sectors.
Through the years it has assisted in the construction, development, letting, tax optimisation and sale of several commercial and office centres and numerous residential developments. It advised on the development and operations of production plants, road and railway construction companies, coal mining and trading companies, renewable energy projects and telecommunication projects.
From its establishment the firm has advised several investment funds and venture capital funds from the UK, US, Luxembourg and Poland, particularly active in real estate, infrastructure and project finance, as well as trade companies, IT companies and companies from the new technology sectors in their operations, regulatory issues and disputes in Poland.
The firm successfully represented its clients in real estate reprivatisation and compensation for property taken over by the State in Warsaw and Poland.
The firm assisted in numerous mergers and acquisitions, acquisition of shares in privatised State companies, preparation of IPOs, creation and management of investment funds, bond financing and advising companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
Currently, the firm assists clients from the UK, France, Luxembourg, Germany, US, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands and other countries.
Areas of practice: Bakowski Law Firm provides complex legal services concerning business activity and investment in Poland, including real estate law, project financing, regulatory advice, tax law, commercial law and labour law.
The firm’s lawyers have extensive knowledge and experience in providing legal services for real estate projects starting from the development of the corporate structures for the project and its financing through the construction process and completion of the project. The firm also assists in the negotiation of complex lease agreements.
The firm advises in the creation and management of investment funds and REIT vehicles.
It assists in the creation and management of corporate and holding structures, setting up companies, branches and agencies, investment funds, reorganisation and restructuring of companies, as well as on tax optimisation.
It also provides tailored legal assistance for individual investors in their business in Poland.
The firm provides complex advice in mergers and acquisitions, and conducts due diligence audits of companies. Its lawyers prepare IPOs and advise companies listed on the stock exchange.
In the corporate finance area it advises on bond financing, syndicated loans and venture capital schemes.
It assists telecommunication companies, IT companies and companies active in the new technology sectors. It also advises companies from the energy sector, including renewable energy producers and coal trading companies on all issues regarding their operations.
The firm provides comprehensive services to companies in the tax law area including tax optimisation, tax analysis of cross-border transactions, due diligence and transfer pricing documentation.
The firm also assists in real estate reprivatisation and obtaining compensation for property taken over by the state.
Lawyers from the firm represent its clients in proceedings before civil and administrative courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings.
|Real estate and construction||Igor Bakowski|
|Real estate and construction||Dr Zuzanna Laganowska|
|Investment funds, REITs||Igor Bakowski|
|Tax||Dr Zuzanna Laganowska|
|Corporate, mergers and acquisitions||Igor Bakowski|
|Commercial litigation||Igor Bakowski|
|Commercial litigation||Maciej Ligier|
|Company||Dr Zuzanna Laganowska|
|Energy, infrastructure, project and asset finance||Igor Bakowski|
|Energy, infrastructure, project and asset finance||Dr Zuzanna Laganowska|
|Court, administration and arbitration proceedings||Igor Bakowski|
|Court, administration and arbitration proceedings||Maciej Ligier|
|Telecommunications||Dr Zuzanna Laganowska|
|IT, IP and new technologies||Dr Zuzanna Laganowska|
|Mr Igor Bakowski||Partner in the Firm. He has a long track record in assisting…||View Profile|
|Aldona Hapyn||Senior Associate in the Firm. Aldona has a long track record in…||View Profile|
|Maciej Ligier||Partner in the Firm. Maciej has extensive experience in advising on real…||View Profile|
|Zuzanna Łaganowska||Partner in the Firm. She specializes in the assistance to companies developing…||View Profile|