Mr Igor Bakowski > Bakowski Law Firm > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Bakowski Law Firm
UL. CZARNIECKIEGO 86/88 LOK. 4
01-541 WARSAW
Poland

Work Department

Real Estate / Capital Markets / Corporate

Position

Partner in the Firm. He has a long track record in assisting companies and investment funds in the real estate investment and development process, negotiation of complex lease agreements, financing and optimization of real estate projects, reprivatisation of real estate, acquisition and sale of real estate projects including commercial centers, office buildings, warehouses and production plants.

He also has extensive experience in advising on company law and corporate structures, creation and operations of investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, competition law and foreign direct investment.

Career

For several years Igor Bakowski worked for the biggest American law firms in Brussels and in Poland. In 2007 he co-founded the Bakowski Law Firm bringing together the long-term expertise of its partners acquired in the biggest American, British and Polish firms.

Languages

Polish, English, Spanish and French.

Memberships

Igor Bąkowski regularly lectures on real estate law, foreign direct investment, European Union law and is an member of the Competition Law Association. Member of the Warsaw Bar of Legal Advisors.

Education

Law and Administration Faculty of Warsaw University with honours, Erasmus University in Rotterdam – Law Faculty, Erasmus School of Economics, British Centre for English and European Legal Studies organised by Cambridge University, Center for American Law Studies organised by the University of Florida.

Leisure

Skiing, sailing, biking, travel, world economy and culture.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Real estate

At Bakowski Law Firm, the real estate team acts for on international investors operating within the Polish market. Focusing on the construction, development and sale of commercial offices, it also handles residential projects as they pertain to acquisitions and regulation. It attracts clients from sectors such as defence (it recently assisted with the adaptation of ex-military fortress buildings in Warsaw), mining, gaming and state infrastructure. Investment specialist Igor Bakowski and litigator Maciej Ligier are the practice heads.