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Poland > Employment Tier 2Eversheds Sutherland Poland‘s employment practice focuses on restructuring mandates, incentive schemes, working time requirements, cooperation with trade unions, pension schemes and immigration-related matters. The team is able to call upon the firm’s international network when representing both domestic and multinational companies, recently adding a number of prominent names such as AstraZeneca Pharma and Axpo Services to its client roster. Ewa Łachowska-Brol heads up the practice and is supported by Adam Nierzwicki, a counsel skilled in sensitive matters such as bullying.
Other key lawyers:
‘Good collaboration, intellectual capability and business understanding’
‘I find the Polish labour team under Ewa Lachowska-Brol’s supervision to be responsive, pragmatic and concise in their communications and advice, all of which, as a busy in-house lawyer with an international remit, I very much appreciate.’
‘Capable of supporting us with employment law issues, and providing unique advice for our industry. They always provide us with bespoke advice, and the service always feels personal.’
‘Ewa Lachowska-Brol has amazing knowledge and business understanding, is supportive in every difficult situation and has a great team including Adam Nierzwicki and Paweł Lasota regarding labour law.’
‘Adam Nierzwicki is responsive, pragmatic and concise in his advice and solution focused.’
AB Foods Polska
Owens Corning Fiberglas
Sims Recycling Solutions
‘Fast and reliable feedback. Detailed oriented and engaged team.’
‘Always available and easy to reach legal partners with business-oriented attitude able to deliver custom made advice that takes into consideration business and marketing needs.’
‘Openness to client’s needs, ability to identify the specific legal needs and deliver customised, reliable, professional legal advice was highly appreciated.’
‘Very fast and reliable service. No delays even in cases of very short deadlines.’
Polish Coalition for Personalised Medicine – Association
- Advised Aspen Pharmaceuticals on regulatory matters and distribution models for pharmaceutical products, especially regarding the Direct-to-Pharmacy distribution business model.
- Advised Sinclair Pharmaceuticals on setting up its pharmaceutical operations in Poland.
- Advised Samsung on all regulatory aspects as well as the promotion and advertising of a medical device.
Poland > Dispute resolution Tier 3Eversheds Sutherland Poland's dispute resolution practice spans cases involving aviation, real estate infrastructure, energy and TMT, as well as litigation concerning unfair competition, with additional expertise in alternative dispute resolution methods. The group is also noted for its expertise in bankruptcy- and insolvency-related litigation. Maciej Jóźwiak is the department head, and has vast experience in civil and criminal law cases, before Polish courts at all instances. Krzysztof Wierzbowski has expertise in tax and customs litigation. Senior associate Anna Kasnowska-Lisowska takes the lead in aviation disputes on behalf of various domestic and foreign airlines. Michał Miąskiewicz is a commercial litigator noted for insolvency, bankruptcy and restructuring mandates.
‘Maciej Jóźwiak provides thoughtful, well-balanced and complex advice which covers all aspects of the case.’
Avis Budget Group
Brembo Czech s.r.o.
International Air Transport Association (IATA)
IPOPEMA TFI S.A.
Johnson Controls International
MOL Group (Slovnaft a.s)
Panattoni Europe (PLC13 sp. z o.o.)
Parker Hannifin Sales CEE
Polskie Sieci Energetyczne (PSE)
Railtrans Wagons s.r.
Rainbow Tours S.A.
Sims Recycling Solutions
State Treasury of the Republic of Poland – General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways
Tönnies Lebensmittel GmbH & Co. KG
- Represented air carriers (i.e. one of the biggest European airlines Ryanair DAC and its charter carrier Ryanair SUN, Turkish Airline and Norwegian Airline) in over 5,000 ongoing cases arising from passenger claims based on the Flight Compensation Regulation (EC 261/2004) before a number of Polish District and Regional Courts as well as the Court of Justice of the European Union.
- Represented P-D Refractories in a cross-border dispute against ZARMEN regarding the delivery of highly specialised materials (silica fittings) required to construct a coking battery. The case involves potential internet fraud committed by unknown third person.
- Represented Rainbow Tours SA in a multi-jurisdictional, cross-border dispute against Inter Holidays Group D.O.O. based in Belgrad regarding mutual payments for an agency agreement executed in relation to a tour operation in Greece.
‘The team is engaged and diligent and has very good knowledge of RES industry.’
Modus Asset Management
VEOLIA Energia Poznań
Green Energy Project
V-Ridium Power Services
Up – Telecom Sp. z o.o.
Polish Transmission System Operator
- Advised Polish and Lithuanian transmission system operators on the Harmony Link Project matters, including the construction of HVDC cable link between Poland and Lithuania.
- Advised BayernLB in the financing of the construction of 86 photovoltaic installations in Poland.
- Advised Green Genius on the acquisition of biogas companies and the acquisition of 120 MW PV companies.
Poland > Public procurement Tier 3Eversheds Sutherland Poland advises public entities and contractors throughout all stages of the procurement lifecycle, including preparing and conducting proceedings, amending contracts and settling contractual claims. Michał Drozdowicz leads the practice and is active in advising clients on public contracts and handling the related disputes.
City of Warsaw
Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne
- Advised Polish and Lithuanian transmission system operators on the public procurement matters related to the Harmony Link Project matters.
- Represented Veolia Warsaw in the public procurement dispute related to exclusion from the tender on the alleged distortion of competition on local market.
- Advised MODERTRANS POZNAŃ Sp. z o.o. on approximately two €50m each tenders for supplies of tramways in Poland.
Poland > Real estate Tier 3The real estate practice at Eversheds Sutherland Poland is headed up by Krzysztof Wierzbowski, a practitioner whose practice focuses on infrastructure projects related to roads and motorways. The team demonstrates a capacity for handling lease transactions, the transfer of property, development projects and financing. A key point of differentiation for the group is its proficiency in handling projects on behalf of state authorities.
General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways
The City of Warsaw
- Advising GDDKiA on numerous matters related to the A2 motorway.
Ewa Szlachetka; Renata Patoka
Other key lawyers:
Krzysztof Feluch; Kamil Ciodyk
ALE Holdings Limited
Cogito General Partner
Drukarnia Embe Press
IGT Global Services Ltd.
AR Packaging Sweden (previous name A&R Carton AB)
Advantage Smollan GmbH
Bang & Bonsomer Group Ab
SFC SOLUTIONS CZĘSTOCHOWA Sp. z o.o.
Reconomy (UK) Limited
Airbridge Equity Partners
- Advised Ricoh on the acquisition of SimplicITy, a Polish company operating in the field of IT solutions integration.
- Advised Airbridge Equity Partners on its investment in Survicate.
- Advised ZignSec in connection with entering into an agreement to acquire the Web Shield Group, a leading RegTech company with cutting-edge expertise in real-time onboarding, compliance and monitoring.
Poland > Banking and finance Tier 5Eversheds Sutherland Poland‘s banking and finance lawyers specialise in advising on the financing of infrastructure and real estate projects, with particular knowledge of the renewable energy sector. The group also has a well-developed regulatory practice, which encompasses anti-money laundering advice and assistance with payment services and blockchain issues. Project finance expert Michał Markowski leads the department and is ably supported by associate Małgorzata Gołębiowska.
Other key lawyers:
‘From our perspective the banking and finance practice at Eversheds Sutherland Poland possesses in-depth legal knowledge regarding all aspects of the consumer lending business, especially when it comes to dealing with debt sale transactions.’
‘We have worked with Michał Markowski and Magdalena Bartosiewicz – during that cooperation we were amazed by their “can do” attitude, broad knowledge of legal aspects connected with the lending business and overall professionalism.’
American Express Poland
GDDKiA (General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways)
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
BNP Paribas Bank Polska
Siemens Bank GmbH
V-Ridium Power Services
Bank Ochrony Środowiska S.A.
National Westminster Bank
- Advising the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Ministry of Finance and the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (UKNF) respectively on developing innovative technological solutions within the Polish financial market (banking, insurance, payment services and capital markets).
- Assisted Schroders with all of its business issues in Poland. Also advised on the company’s relations with its investors and the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. Also assisted Schroders with potential product structures to be offered in Poland and potential new distribution channels for its funds.
- Advised BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A. on the financing and refinancing transaction regarding the reconstruction of a historic tenement house in Warsaw.
Eversheds Sutherland Poland > Firm Profile
Eversheds Sutherland Poland provides comprehensive legal services for business. The firm is a member of Eversheds Sutherland, one of the world’s largest legal brands, with 73 offices in 34 countries.
Eversheds Sutherland Poland advises on corporate matters, M&A, data protection, new technology law, intellectual property, litigation and arbitration, public procurement, tax, employment, competition, consumer rights, environmental law, financial law, capital markets and compliance.
The firm stands out for its experience implementing projects in the digital world supporting companies in the fundamental changes across all areas of their operations affected by the technological development. It provides a full range of advisory services connected with new business models, implementation of innovations, minimization of potential risks, and building corporate identity in a digital culture.
The firm works for leading entities from the TMT, energy, real estate, construction, manufacturing, FMCG, finance, insurance, PE/VC, food, pharmaceuticals and healthcare sectors.
- Ewa Szlachetka
- Ewa Łachowska-Brol
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|Antitrust and competition||Marta Gadomska-Gołąb||Marta.Gadomska-Golab@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 732|
|Consumer law||Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kryńska||Aleksandra.Kunkiel-Krynska@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 775|
|Capital markets||Ewa Szlachetka||Ewa.Szlachetka@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 787|
|Construction||Krzysztof Wierzbowski||Krzysztof.Wierzbowski@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 722|
|Mergers & Acquisitions||Ewa Szlachetka||Ewa.Szlachetka@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 787|
|Commercial||Marta Gadomska-Gołąb||Marta.Gadomska-Golab@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 732|
|Commercial||Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kryńska||Aleksandra.Kunkiel-Krynska@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 775|
|Banking & Finance||Michał Markowski||Michal.Markowski@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 715|
|Finance, Insurance||Grzegorz Kott||Grzegorz.Kott@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 756|
|Dispute Resolution||Maciej Jóźwiak||Maciej.Jozwiak@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 747|
|Infrastructure projects||Krzysztof Wierzbowski||Krzysztof.Wierzbowski@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 722|
|Real Estate||Krzysztof Wierzbowski||Krzysztof.Wierzbowski@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 722|
|Corporate||Ewa Szlachetka||Ewa.Szlachetka@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 787|
|Venture capital||Ewa Szlachetka||Ewa.Szlachetka@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 752|
|Private equity||Ewa Szlachetka||Ewa.Szlachetka@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 752|
|Restructuring||Ewa Szlachetka||Ewa.Szlachetka@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 787|
|Public Procurement||Michał Drozdowicz||Michal.Drozdowicz@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 739|
|Public sector & Energy||Michał Drozdowicz||Michal.Drozdowicz@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 739|
|Marketing||Renata Misiewicz||Renata.Misiewicz@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 719|
|Energy||Michał Drozdowicz||Michal.Drozdowicz@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 739|
|E-commerce||Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kryńska||Aleksandra.Kunkiel-Krynska@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 775|
|Employment||Ewa Łachowska-Brol||Ewa.Lachowska-Brol@eversheds-sutherland.pl||+48 22 50 50 797|
|Ewa Łachowska-Brol||Co-Managing Partner at Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland | Head of Employment practice||View Profile|
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Press Releases26th April 2022 Wenzel Röhsner, LL.M. (29) has been admitted to the Vienna bar in March 2022 and appointed Legal Director at Eversheds Sutherland in Austria. He specializes in intellectual property and litigation law with a focus on tort, civil and corporate law.
24th January 2022 Michael Röhsner, LL.M. (26) has been admitted to the Vienna bar in December 2021 and has been promoted to Legal Director at Eversheds Sutherland in Austria. He focuses on data protection, IT law and cybersecurity.
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Published: July 2021
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Published: October 2021
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