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What the team is known for

Dentons has a sizeable team handling domestic and cross-border litigation matters, with a particular focus on the construction, real estate, telecoms, energy, food and insurance sectors. The law firm is experienced in international arbitration, especially in relation to the energy sector. The team additionally often acts in procurement and IP disputes.

Strengths

"I value their transparent advice, quality of work and focus on finding efficient solutions," one client enthuses.

"The team is very well known on the market due to their expertise and capability of acting on a broad range of matters," a client says, adding: "In my opinion, the combination of legal assistance with business advisory is the main advantage."

Work highlights

Advised Loxeco Golub CEE on a high-value dispute regarding the co-control of Mennica Towers in Warsaw.

Notable practitioners

Anna Maria Pukszto is proficient in handling disputes on behalf of banks and insurance companies. She is also widely recognised as a prominent restructuring and insolvency lawyer. "She's excellent in all cases relating to bankruptcy and restructuring. She has immense experience in these matters," a source says.

Katarzyna Bilewska advances in the rankings following increasing visibility and positive market comments. She handles corporate and shareholder disputes, including cases for clients in the real estate and food and drink sectors. A client says: "I highly appreciate Katarzyna Bilewska's proactive, client-centric approach and responsiveness."

Michał Jochemczak 's remit stretches from energy-focused disputes to contentious construction cases. Michał Jochemczak additionally acts as both an arbitrator and arbitration counsel. "He's very calm and knowledgeable, I was very impressed," a source says.

Patrick Radzimierski frequently advises clients on a variety of commercial conflicts. "He supervises everything and is very empathetic,"a client says.

Piotr Machnikowski rises in the rankings as market commentators recognise and admire him as a highly respected arbitrator. A source describes him as a "very diligent person."Another interviewee enthuses: "Piotr Machnikowski is really good as arbitrator, he's excellent."

Stanisław Sołtysik joins the rankings after garnering positive feedback from the market. He assists with disputes concerning bankruptcy as well as represents clients in arbitration proceedings.

Wojciech Kozłowski represents a broad array of clients, including banks and telecom companies. Wojciech Kozłowski's disputes practice encompasses unfair competition, administrative proceedings and public procurement cases.

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Overview

Dentons has one of the most experienced and the largest dispute resolution teams in Poland. The team focuses on complex litigation, arbitration, mediation and all other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

We are organized in sub-teams of different specializations: construction/infrastructure, real estate litigation, white collar/criminal, regulatory disputes, corporate disputes, administrative disputes, civil and IP litigation, insolvency-related disputes and arbitration. 

We have vast experience in handling the largest and most multifaceted cases, assessing and managing risks in relation to the legal costs of the dispute and minimizing the likelihood of future litigation.

We are particularly known for our expertise in advising in the highly regulated energy, life sciences, healthcare, financial institutions, media, telecoms and real estate sectors. 

Our sector-focused litigation and other forms of dispute resolution across Poland and the CEE region also covers construction/engineering, fraud and asset recovery, international commercial arbitration, investment arbitration claims arising under Bilateral Investment Treaties and the Energy Charter Treaty, product liability litigation, white collar crime/internal investigations.

The team is also well positioned to advise on cross-border matters in the region, covering both the domestic law and English law aspects of any dispute.

Members

Cichomska, Marta

Góral, Radosław

Jochemczak, Michał

Kornaszewska, Joanna

Kozłowski, Wojciech

Łysek, Wojciech

Machnikowski, Piotr

Nowak, Łucja

Radzimierski, Patrick

Sołtysik, Stanisław

Sołtysik, Stanisław

Tyka-Jabłońska, Magdalena

Wątroba, Magdalena

Wojciechowska, Agnieszka

Clients

4Fun Media

Ardagh Glass

Boehringer Ingelheim

Deloitte

DZ Bank

ECE

Echo Investment

FMC Agro

GSK

Jiangsu Lantian Aerospace

Loxeco

MAN

mBank

Morgan Stanley

P4

Philips

Polpharma

Premium Distillers

Raiffeisen Bank

Rail

Rubau

Saipem

Shanghai Electric Power Construction

SIAC Construction

Tarantoga Capital Group / Creative Development

Techint

Vectra

WDX

White Star Real Estate

WPD

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Automotive

Banking

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

FMCG

Gaming

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Infrastructure

Insurance

Investment funds

Media

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

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Dispute Resolution

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Location

ul. Zajęcza 4

Warsaw

Masovian

Poland

00-351

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Poland

Dispute Resolution


Anna Maria Pukszto
Band 4
Katarzyna Bilewska
Band 4
Michał Jochemczak
Band 4
Patrick Radzimierski
Band 4
Stanisław Sołtysik
Up and Coming
Wojciech Kozłowski
Band 3

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