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Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP > The Legal 500 Rankings
Insurance Tier 1
At Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP, insurance work is led from the financial institutions group, which advises companies operating in the insurance industry on matters including the establishment of operations in Poland, new insurance products and distribution systems, as well as financing, outsourcing, M&A and reorganisations. Beata Balas-Noszczyk takes the lead and has extensive regulatory expertise. Senior associate Karol Ruszkowski has expertise in the legal aspects of cooperation between banks and insurance companies.
‘The team offers a high quality of service, including not only appropriate legal advice and in-depth analysis on various legal issues, but also deep industry knowledge.‘
‘Beata Balas-Noszczyk displays a high quality legal expertise, combined with the extended understanding of business issues. At the same time, she is a very responsive, communicative person with a positive attitude that is really valued by our employees that cooperate with her directly.‘
‘Excellent expertise in insurance law, especially compliance and supervisory and regulatory matters.‘
Credit Agricole Group
CACI Life dac, CACI Non-Life dac
Polish Insurance Association
Public procurement Tier 1
The public sector, public-private-partnership (PPP) and infrastructure team at Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP advises public entities including the Ministry of Investment and Development and General Agency of National Roads and Motorways, private partners and concessionaires on the spectrum of infrastructure projects. The group advises on tender documentation, PPP contracts and concession agreements, as well as EU funds and state aid and public finance matters. Andrzej Dębiec leads on PPP, concession and tax issues, while real estate expert counsel Bartosz Clemenz leads on matters relating to infrastructure projects. In mid-2019, Agnieszka Chylińska left to join DLA Piper.
Banking and finance Tier 2
Key areas of expertise for Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP are bond issuances, securitisations, real estate finance and real estate and infrastructure financing. The group is also active in debt restructuring for companies in distress and involved in bankruptcy proceedings. Regulatory work includes assisting financial institutions with banking products, offering regulatory advice on new and existing services. Piotr Zawiślak, who specialises in banking and debt capital markets, leads the team alongside Rafał Grochowski, who is regularly instructed on debt restructuring issues.
The team at Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP works closely with the Warsaw-based tax, finance, competition, employment and regulatory departments, as well as the firm's strong global network. The group is led by Marek Wroniak, who specialises in international corporate transactions involving Poland, in addition to advisory work in relation to joint ventures and public tenders. Counsel Tomasz Zak focuses on M&A, private equity and commercial contracts.
Gdańsk Shipyard Group
Gothaer Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń
mFinanse and mBank
Kapsch TrafficCom and Axxès
FCB Inferno Limited
Arcus Infrastructure Partners
Tax Tier 2
Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP's team regularly works with the firm's other departments, advising on the spectrum of transactional tax matters, as well as supporting the firm's offices in other jurisdictions with cross-border matters. Andrzej Dębiec leads the department, and is an expert in optimisation projects, tax planning and M&A structuring work, and has experience handling disputes before the Polish tax authorities and courts. Counsels Zbigniew Marczyk and Dorota Walerjan are qualified tax advisers; Marczyk focuses on the tax aspects of securitisation transactions, and Walerjan specialises in issues arising from the insurance and banking sectors.
‘In the area of tax issues, but also banking solutions and corporate issues, Hogan Lovells is far in front of their competitors. They have quality, expertise, full coverage of subjects and unlike others they provide solutions, complete and in time.‘
‘Exceptional work quality based on the broad international experience and professional knowledge presented by Andrzej Dębiec.‘
Astaldi SpA Oddział w Polsce
Bank BNP Paribas
Bank PKO BP
Competition/antitrust Tier 3
At Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP, the competition and antitrust group is well integrated into the firm's global offering, allowing it to handle complex cross-border work, as well as matters on the domestic market. Key areas for the team include antitrust and competition investigations and litigation, in addition to merger control issues, dawn-raid advice and compliance. Counsel Piotr Skurzyński takes the lead, with experience in cross-border M&A.
‘Energetic and skilful team with a very good knowledge of Polish competition law and practice of the Polish authorities.‘
‘Piotr Skurzyński has a very good understanding of how our business works and is able to find the best strategy and explain it in a clear way with no useless legal jargon.‘
‘The team’s strength is for sure their availability to the client, responsiveness, high commitment and substantive and broad knowledge within their practice.‘
Makro Cash and Carry Polska
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Nationale Nederlanden Insurance
One Rock Capital Partners
Healthcare and life sciences Tier 3
Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP draws on the firm's global office network to advise an impressive set of international clients on the full life-cycle of their products. The group is often instructed on clinical trials, off-patent strategy and litigation defence across multiple jurisdictions. Senior associate and product law expert Agnieszka Majka leads the group and focuses on regulatory issues, product liability, dispute resolution and white-collar criminal defence. The firm's other departments also often service clients in the life sciences sector; employment, IP, competition and corporate being of note. Ewa Kacperek leads on IP issues in the sector.
Real estate Tier 3
The team at Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP, which is jointly led by Marek Grodek and Bartosz Clemenz, specialises in transactional real estate and M&A. Other areas of expertise include lease agreements, construction and development contracts, real estate finance work, and real estate disputes.
‘The team members are all focused, attentive and dedicated to the task. They complete all tasks within the deadline.‘
Och Ziff Management Europe
Kravco Company LLC
Polish Investment Real Estate Fund II
White-collar crime Tier 3
Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP's white-collar and fraud practice is embedded into the firm's global offering, making the the group well placed to assist with multi-jurisdictional issues, including cross-border investigations and enforcement actions. Areas of particular expertise include domestic anti-bribery legislation, FCPA and UK Bribery Act issues. Compliance issues are another area where the team stands out, and it is regularly called upon to advise on internal compliance programmes, as well as providing robust dawn-raid preparation services. The department is headed by senior associate Agnieszka Majka.
Capital markets Tier 4
The team at Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP advises arranging banks, lenders, credit enhancers, sponsors and borrowers on the range of debt transactions, including bond and mortgage bond issuances, securitisations and debt restructuring. On the equity side, the team handles listings and de-listings. The group is jointly led by Rafał Grochowski and Piotr Zawiślak.
Bank Polska Kasa Opieki
Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego
Santander Bank Polska
Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas
Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank
Powszechna Kasa Oszczędności Bank Polski
DnB Bank Polska
Bank Handlowy w Warszawie
Dispute resolution Tier 4
The team at Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP focuses on corporate and commercial disputes, particularly in relation to infrastructure and product liability. It is also regularly instructed in investigations, as well as white-collar criminal defence and fraud matters. Arbitration is another area of focus, and lawyers have experience in post-arbitration and arbitral enforcement proceedings. Department co-head Marek Wroniak is a specialist in financial disputes, and often represents Polish and international financial institutions on disputes in Poland. Counsel Wojciech Marchwicki, who jointly leads the practice, is admitted to practise in New York and Poland, and focuses on disputes in the infrastructure and construction sectors.
‘Complete expert knowledge provided by the team and individual team members to reach the final goal.‘
‘Wojciech Marchwicki is very professional and has expert knowledge of court proceedings.‘
‘Clear and actionable advice.‘
CACI Life and CACI Non-Life
Employment Tier 4
The team at Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP is highly integrated into the firm's international practice and is also able to draw on other departments in the Warsaw offices to provide a full, cross-border employment service. The group is regularly instructed on cross-border M&A transactions, and assists with employment matters at the intersection of tax and IP. It is also able to handle labour investigations and compliance programmes in cooperation with the white-collar and fraud practice group. The department is coordinated by corporate head Marek Wroniak and day-to-day issues are led by senior associate Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk.
‘Very experienced team with a super pragmatic and practical approach.‘
‘Marek Wroniak is a trusted adviser to global corporates; Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk is immensely knowledgeable, super responsive and reliable, solution oriented and highly experienced in working with global corporates.‘
TI Poland / TI Automotive
Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP > Firm Profile
The firm: Change is happening faster than ever, and legal challenges come from all directions. To stay ahead, organisations need to anticipate what’s next. Hogan Lovells understands this and works together with its clients to solve the toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centres around the world. With 2,500 lawyers on six continents, Hogan Lovells offers extensive experience and insights gained from working in some of the world’s most complex legal environments and markets for corporations, financial institutions and governments. The firm provides practical legal solutions that help clients identify and mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities.
Whether a client is expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes, Hogan Lovells can help.
The firm’s lawyers are straight-talking. They understand and solve the problem before it becomes one. And they deliver clear and practical advice that gets the job done.
A fast-changing and interconnected world requires fresh thinking combined with proven experience. That’s what Hogan Lovells provides. Progress starts with ideas. And while imagination helps at every level, the firm’s legal solutions are aligned with each client’s business strategy. The firm’s experience in cross-border and emerging economies gives it the market perspective to be the global partner of choice for its clients. The team at Hogan Lovells brings a diverse variety of backgrounds and experience which delivers a broader perspective. This ultimately makes for more rounded thinking and better answers for clients. Giving back to communities and society is fundamental to good business. And, it’s part of the firm’s core. Everyone at Hogan Lovells is asked to volunteer at least 25 hours a year as part of their normal work duties.
Warsaw office: Hogan Lovells in Warsaw provides commercially minded advice to clients operating in Poland and in the wider markets of Central and Eastern Europe.
It advises clients on the legal structures best suited to conducting business in Poland and on all aspects of Polish and EU competition law. It provides tailor-made solutions for corporate mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructuring processes, and management buy-outs. Its interdisciplinary teams of multilingual lawyers focus on specific industry sectors, including banking and finance and real estate. Clients seek their expertise on intellectual property issues, including protection of trade marks, patents and industrial designs, personal data processing, and internet and domain names.
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|Mr Tomasz Żak||Counsel||View Profile|
|Mrs Beata Balas-Noszczyk||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Bartosz Clemenz||Counsel||View Profile|
|Mr Andrzej Dębiec||Partner||View Profile|
|Mateusz Dereszynski||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Rafał Grochowski||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Marek Grodek||Partner||View Profile|
|Ms Ewa Kacperek||Counsel||View Profile|
|Agnieszka Majka||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Wojciech Marchwicki||Counsel||View Profile|
|Zbigniew Marczyk||Counsel||View Profile|
|Maryla Surowiec||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Dorota Walerjan||Counsel||View Profile|
|Mr Marek Wroniak||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Piotr Zawiślak||As the head of the banking and finance team of the Hogan…||View Profile|