Firm Profile > Crido Legal > Warsaw, Poland
Crido Legal Offices
Crido Legal J. Ziólek i Wspólnicy Sp. k.
UL. TOWAROWA 28
Crido Legal > The Legal 500 Rankings
Poland > Private client Tier 1
Crido Legal is well placed to advise private clients, bringing together expertise in corporate and commercial transactions and tax advisory services. In addition to business law advice, the group also handles succession and inheritance issues. The team is headed by Mateusz Baran, a commercial law specialist, who is supported by senior associates Marzena Lau and Katarzyna Żółcińska.
Poland > Investment funds Tier 3
Crido Legal's team has experience in advising international and Polish clients on portfolio reorganisations and fund transactions, with the ability to leverage the firm's strong tax expertise. Mateusz Baran leads the team, which includes fellow company and business law expert Michał Klimowicz; restructuring specialist Marzena Lau; and investment fund-focused Katarzyna Żółcińska, who has particular expertise in the real estate sector.
Poland > Real estate Tier 3
The real estate team at Crido Legal advises on asset classes including offices, retail parks and logistics. It is also increasingly active in advising on student housing, co-living/serviced apartments, and agricultural land. The team's work is primarily centred upon transactions, asset management and construction investment and is complemented by the expertise of a particularly strong tax department. Counsel Joanna Winter-Szymańska is a key name to note for shopping centres and office building transactions. Jakub Ziółek heads the team.
Other key lawyers:
‘Professional team of lawyers with in-depth knowledge about the industry’.
‘Joanna Winter-Szymanska is the main contact – professional and dedicated’.
IIC Global Investors
Atrium Real Estate
Poland > White-collar crime Tier 3Crido Legal's team defends clients in criminal matters, as well as advising on compliance procedures. The group is predominantly known for tax-related matters, although work also includes anti-money laundering and anti-corruption issues. Lawyers also have experience in cross-border enforcement actions. Heading the group is counsel Katarzyna Witkowska, whose clients are a mixture of individuals and corporates.
Other key lawyers:
Katarzyna Żółcińska; Marzena Lau; Michał Klimowicz
‘Michał Klimowicz is a business-oriented and client-focused lawyer. ’
‘Crido’s corporate/M&A department consists of highly skilled professionals with extensive knowledge and experience to assist in high-value M&A and corporate transactions. Comprehensive and pragmatic advice, quality of legal service delivery and responsiveness, makes the firm to stand out from the others.’
‘Very practical law firm in real estate tax issues. Really fluent on the market and giving the best options at a reasonable fee rate.’
‘Crido Legal provides us with comprehensive legal services on a series of acquisitions of local leaders in providing medical services in Poland. What distinguishes Crido Legal is its wide knowledge of the market. Its M&A team is extremely experienced in M&A deals, provides highly professional services and always delivers work on time. The lawyers I have been working with have a perfect understanding of characteristics of M&A deals and are fully dedicated to the project, have very active attitude, take care of details and are always a step ahead of the other party.’
Atrium European Real Estate
Avenger Flight Group
BPI Real Estate
Colas Polska (Bouygues capital group)
SuperDrob (Charoen Pokphand Foods capital group)
PZU Zdrowie (PZU capital group)
Poland > Banking and finance Tier 6At Crido Legal, practitioners advise on lender-side project finance transactions. In addition, the firm has a strong profile among borrowers, including a number of housing developers.
Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego
3T Office Park sp. z o.o.
Europi Property Group
Avenger Flight Group
Crido Legal > Firm Profile
Crido Legal provides a comprehensive range of legal services in strategic areas for all businesses, including:
- Corporate / M&A
- Real estate
- White-collar crime
We advise on domestic and international projects, including cross-border transactions, as well as provide day-to-day legal support for businesses, in particular commercial law issues.
Our clients entrust us with matters of particular importance to their business (including M&A, succession projects, financing and litigation). Our team of approximately 40 lawyers with in-depth knowledge and expertise advise on complex projects from various sectors.
We make every effort to understand the business context of each transaction and the details of every branch of business in which our clients operate. We draw on the rich experience, knowledge and support of our other CRIDO teams to ensure that our clients make the best business decisions possible. Our cooperation within CRIDO means that our clients receive a comprehensive legal, tax and financial advisory service under one roof, both domestically and abroad, which is a unique solution on the market.
Our clients greatly value our professional attitude, attention to detail, and timely delivery of work. Our experience and extensive knowledge in the key areas of law allows them to focus on solving business issues and achieving their goals.
|Managing Partner||Jakub Ziółekemail@example.com||+48 602 455 406|
|Head of Corporate Department and Partner||Mateusz Baranfirstname.lastname@example.org||+48 883 314 807|
|Head of Mergers & Acquisitions Department and Partner||Przemysław Furmagaemail@example.com||+48 883 846 214|
|Head of Employment Department||Edyta Defańska-Czujkofirstname.lastname@example.org||+48 728 909 680|
|Head of Dispute resolution and court proceedings Department||Katarzyna Witkowskaemail@example.com||+48 538 819 930|
|Head of Real Estate Department||Jakub Ziółekfirstname.lastname@example.org||+48 602 455 406|
|Head of Merger & Aquisition Department||Mateusz Baranemail@example.com||+48 883 314 807|
|Mr Mateusz Baran||Partner at Crido Legal, head of Corporate and M&A practice||View Profile|
|Edyta Defańska-Czujko QC||Partner | Attorney at law at CRIDO Legal||View Profile|
|Przemysław Furmaga QC||Partner at CRIDO Legal, Head of M&A practice||View Profile|
|Dr Katarzyna Witkowska||Counsel at Crido Legal, head of Litigation practice||View Profile|
|Mr Jakub Ziółek||Managing Partner at Crido Legal, head of Real Estate practice||View Profile|
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CLIENT: Elsa Gagnon – Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Avenger Flight Group
COMPANY/FIRM: Avenger Flight Group
TESTIMONIAL: CRIDO Legal advised Avenger Flight Group entering the Polish market and establishing a joint venture with Enter Air. The team was involved in this transaction from its beginning, namely from the negotiations on the terms and conditions, through the phase of structuring the joint venture, as well as preparing and negotiating the transaction documentation, to the close of the transaction and financing. We appreciate the support of Crido’s lawyers and advisers within this transaction. They demonstrated thorough knowledge and commitment in this project. Thanks to Crido, we had one adviser covering all tax and legal issues related to the transaction.