Competition/Antitrust Department

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What the team is known for Former K&L Gates team in Poland was acquired by DWF Poland in June 2019. Compact practice group noted for its experience in antitrust proceedings, and also frequently represents clients in cartel investigations. Additionally advises on merger control, consumer protection and regulatory compliance issues. Familiar with the leniency application process in local and multi-jurisdictional filings.

Strengths One client enthuses that the team "has provided us with smart solutions that we have not even considered before."

Another source reports: "The team proves to be open-minded, efficient and very responsive," before going on to add that "it can quickly take care of the matters and answer urgent questions on an ad hoc basis."

Work highlights Acted for Innogy on the merger control aspects of its acquisition of Broadband TelCom Power.

Notable practitioners

Marcin Trepka  joined DWF Poland in June 2019 as part of DWF's acquisition of K&L Gates team in Poland. He has a wide range of clients, including energy companies, and media and pharmaceutical groups. He acts on merger clearance, consumer protection and antitrust litigation. One client observes that he "has been very good to work with," while another source appreciates that "he is dedicated to his work, understands what the client is trying to achieve, and gives very pragmatic and practical advice."