Modzelewska & Paśnik

Competition/Antitrust Department

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What the team is known for Well-regarded competition boutique recognised for its in-depth expertise. Frequently advises its domestic and international client base on high-profile cases. Notable strength in abuse of dominance and cartel investigations, particularly adept at dealing with dawn raids. Additionally offers experience in merger control as well as state aid. Also active in private enforcement litigations.

Strengths One client says the firm has "a very solid team combining in-depth knowledge of antitrust law and antitrust litigation experience with a practical approach and business understanding."

Another source considers the team to be "extremely specialised," and reports that it "concentrates on its client needs and is responsive and well organised."

Work highlights Defended Orange Polska before the General Court and the European Court of Justice regarding a EUR127 million fine imposed by the European Commission for the abuse of dominant position.

Notable practitioners

Małgorzata Modzelewska de Raad is widely respected in this space. She has a wealth of experience handling a wide range of competition matters, including the abuse of dominant position, consumer protection and dawn raids. An impressed client says that "she has outstanding knowledge in the field of competition law," while another interviewee says she is "good and focused."

Piotr Paśnik has a good track record of representing clients in competition proceedings before courts. Clients appreciate that "he thinks out of the box and is extremely creative."