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Competition/Antitrust Department

Poland
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What the team is known for Leading practice group with outstanding knowledge of competition and antitrust matters. Acts on proceedings pertaining to cartels, abuse of dominant position and other investigations. Represents clients before the competition authorities as well as in court. Acts on state aid cases, including in relation to EU-wide rules. Regularly instructed on merger control matters.

Strengths Clients appreciate the team's responsiveness. "They helped us tremendously. On very short notice they did a deep dive, they provided new ideas," a client reports, adding: "They brought a lot of value."

Work highlights Represented Orange Polska in relation to the alleged bid-rigging arrangements with its competitors where the proceedings were terminated after a five-year-long investigation.

Notable practitioners

Star individual
Małgorzata Szwaj
has impressive knowledge of competition matters, advising clients on state aid matters, cartel investigations, dominant position matters and merger controls. A client comments on her "amazingly deep knowledge of everything that is going on in the market," adding: "Her name makes an impression on everyone."