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Squire Patton Boggs Krześniak sp.k.
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Poland > Employment Tier 3

At international firm Squire Patton Boggs Krześniak sp.k., the team is led by Malgorzata Grzelak and is adept in advising on senior employee hiring and dismissals, compliance, strategic planning and the employment aspects of corporate reorganisations. Its client roster encompasses companies from varied sectors, including chemicals and plastics, entertainment, life sciences, information technology, and manufacturing and design.

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Testimonials

‘SPB is our major legal services partner related to employment matters. We have used their services for a broad range of topics over the years.. We really appreciate the quality of their services, timeliness, flexibility and willingness to go the extra mile’

‘Ms. Malgorzata Grzelak’s depth of knowledge, her ability to recommend the most suitable solution for business, her proactiveness, and her flexibility are some of the traits which set her apart from other legal counsels.’

Key clients

Robert Walters

Freightliner

Work highlights

    Poland > Energy and natural resources Tier 3

    At multinational firm Squire Patton Boggs Krześniak sp.k., Eligiusz Krzesniak  and Paweł Magierowski co-head the energy department. The practice advises clients on renewable energy sector projects, including offshore wind and clean technology schemes, and is also geared for representation in energy-related disputes. The practice also demonstrates prowess in a range of energy-related contracts, namely power purchase, engineering, procurement and construction agreements.

    Testimonials

    ‘Good knowledge of client needs, expertise in deals of different types in the sector (including litigation), practical approach to solve issues.’

    ‘Very competent, reliable, business ortiented.’

    ‘Fast & accurate.’

    ‘Pawel Magierowski and Eligiusz Krzesniak are easy to access, available for the client’s needs, have good knowledge of the sector and market practice, and a practical approach to deals’

    Key clients

    ACCIONA Energy

    Acciona Energy Poland Global

    Enerco

    Invenergy LLC

    Boryszewo Wind Invest

    Krupy Wind Invest

    Stary Jarosław Wind Invest

    Jeżyczki Wind Invest

    MPF Foundation

    Santander

    EW EOL

    Work highlights

    • Advised ACCIONA Energy in connection with several wind and photovoltaics projects owned or developed by the client in Poland.
    • Advised Invenergy on the corporate and contractual restructuring of the wind farm project and in a series of lawsuits.

    Poland > Banking and finance Tier 4

    Squire Patton Boggs Krześniak sp.k.'s financial services department mainly acts as Polish counsel in high-value cross-border banking deals, providing local transactional and regulatory advice, acting for a variety of borrowers and lenders. Project finance is a key area of strength for practice head Peter Swiecicki, who also has experience of privatisations. Marcin Wnukowski heads up the acquisition finance practice. Michal Smolny focuses on public and private acquisition finance and cross-border syndicated lending.

    Practice head(s):

    Peter Swiecicki

    Other key lawyers:

    Marcin Wnukowski; Michal Smolny; Malgorzata Olech

    Key clients

    Banco Comercial Português, S.A.

    Novo Banco, S.A.

    Bausch Health Companies Inc. and its subsidiaries

    Chiltern Capital

    InterHealth Canada Limited

    KAEFER Isoliertechnik GmbH & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft

    Enerco and Invenergy and their joint venture project companies

    PZU

    Work highlights

    • Advised a banking consortium led by Banco Comercial Português, S.A. and Novo Banco, S.A. from Portugal on the Polish aspects of financing the acquisition of certain Europoles Group’s European divisions by Metalogalva – Irmãos Silvas S.A., a member of the VigentGroup from Portugal. Deal value €18m.
    • Acting as Polish legal adviser to Bausch Health in connection with negotiating and documenting pari passu treatment of security between a term loan facility and an issuance of senior secured notes. The term loan outstanding is $4.4bn and the note issue was $1.6bn
    • Acted as Polish counsel to the acquisition subsidiaries of Chiltern Capital, a UK private equity group, on financing the acquisition of Bright Maze Oy group, operating as Amerplast, a leading plastic packaging solutions provider.

    Poland > TMT Tier 4

    Telecoms expert Eligiusz Krzesniak leads the practice at Squire Patton Boggs Krześniak sp.k., which advises both domestic and international companies in TMT-related transactions and projects, such as the rollout of 5G in Poland. The team also advises start-up and fintech companies on choosing the right business models, negotiating and structuring investment agreements and raising capital, as well mandates related to payments, e-banking, online loans and IT deployment issues.

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    Other key lawyers:

    Key clients

    T-Mobile Polska

    XTPL

    Coinfirm

    Work highlights

    • Advised T-Mobile Polska in connection with the agreement with Inea on telecommunications wholesale access to Inea’s fibre network in the form of Bitstream Access.
    • Advised Coinfirm on several matters, including negotiating a global cooperation agreement between a Swiss software provider and a bank.

    The firm: Squire Patton Boggs is one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, providing insight at the point where law, business and government meet.

    The firm gives clients a voice, supports their ambitions and is committed to working alongside them to achieve successful outcomes.

    With a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 47 offices across 20 countries, Squire Patton Boggs provides unrivalled access to expertise, guidance and invaluable connections on the ground. The firm delivers a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale – locally or globally – and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.

    The firm offers solutions shaped by a clear, commercially-focused understanding of clients’ business. Its robust and open culture enables the firm to find the right answers quickly and effectively from committed teams who understand the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges at hand. Recognising the impact of politics and regulation on businesses across the world today, the firm has a unique mix of world-renowned lobbying and political capabilities supporting clients across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

    Squire Patton Boggs advises a diverse mix of clients – from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations – whom the firm places at the core of everything it does.

    DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
    Aerospace, defence and government services
    Automotive
    Aviation
    Brands and consumer products
    Business immigration
    Chemicals
    Communications
    Competition – antitrust
    Construction and engineering
    Corporate
    Data privacy and cybersecurity
    Energy and natural resources
    Environmental, safety and health
    Financial services
    Government investigations and white-collar
    Healthcare
    Hospitality and leisure
    Industrial products
    Infrastructure
    Institutional investors
    Intellectual property and technology
    International dispute resolution
    International trade
    Labour and employment
    Latin America
    Life sciences
    Litigation
    Media and advertising
    Pensions
    Private investment funds
    Public and infrastructure finance
    Public policy
    Real estate
    Restructuring and insolvency
    Retail
    Sports and entertainment
    Tax credit finance and community development
    Tax strategy and benefits
    Transportation, shipping and logistics
    Contact : Mark Ruehlmann (chairman/global CEO)
    Contact : Eligiusz Krze?niak (managing partner)
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    : Milan
    Other offices : Moscow (winding down)
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    Recognised as one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, Squire Patton Boggs provides insight at the point where law, business and government meet.

    Squire Patton Boggs gives clients a voice, supports their ambitions and is committed to working alongside them to achieve successful outcomes.

    With a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 45 offices across 20 countries, Squire Patton Boggs provides unrivalled access to expertise, guidance and invaluable connections on the ground. The firm delivers a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale – locally or globally – and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.

    Squire Patton Boggs offers solutions shaped by a clear, commercially focused understanding of clients’ business. The firm’s robust and open culture enables us to find the right answers quickly and effectively from committed teams of lawyers who understand the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges at hand. Recognising the impact of politics and regulation on businesses across the world today, Squire Patton Boggs has a unique mix of world-renowned lobbying and political capabilities supporting clients across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

    The firm advises a diverse mix of clients – from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations – whom the firm places at the core of everything it does.

    DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
    Chair/Global CEO Mark J. Ruehlmann