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The firm: Sadkowski i Wspólnicy provides legal services based primarily on the specialization of its team of lawyers. Mutual co-operation of all the legal departments functioning within the law firm allows it to realise a wide range of tasks in many branches of law, at the same time ensuring the highest quality of the rendered services.

Sadkowski i Wspólnicy is a large, modern law firm specialising in full and comprehensive legal services for large economic subjects of home and foreign capital. The basis of the firm is its lawyers’ specialisation in given branches and fields of law. The firm includes a range of legal departments and thanks to their co-operation the firm does not only offer a wide range of rendered services but also ensures the highest quality. Sadkowski i Wspólnicy is a dynamically developing law firm specialising in full and comprehensive legal services for large economic subjects of home and foreign capital.

The team is willing to undertake the conduct of innovative cases, which require a particular strategic approach – those cases recognised as requiring interdisciplinary knowledge and experience associated with the issues of business running and functioning, not just in the field of law, but also management and economy.

Areas of practice: The specialist knowledge of individual branches and fields of law is a driving force of the firm’s operations. Its practice is divided between a number of departments that collaborate with each other seamlessly and effectively. Thanks to this intradepartmental synergy and a well-developed culture of teamwork, Sadkowski i Wspólnicy can offer top-quality services in multiple areas of law. The aim of the team, including several dozen lawyers, is to provide clients with optimum solutions, which will ensure their security and allow them to attain success. The firm provides legal services in many fields of law through the following practice departments: civil law and litigation; commercial law and international trade; international tax planning; labour; intellectual property; tax; administrative; bankruptcy and enforcement proceedings; criminal; capital market; and public procurement law. Sadkowski i Wspólnicy’s team consists of experienced legal advisers, advocates and tax advisers. It collaborates with law professors, statutory auditors and notaries. The of counsel members of the firm are law professors – eminent scholars and recognised authorities in various areas of law – who provide expert support and advice to the firm’s departments and, together with department heads, draft legal opinions for clients.

  • Contact
  • Czeslaw Sadkowski (managing partner)
  • Other offices
  • Czestochowa
  • Katowice
  • Number of lawyers: 63
  • Languages
  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Russian

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