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WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr

Competition/Antitrust

2 ranked lawyersBand 1PolandEurope 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr

Competition/Antitrust

2 ranked lawyersBand 1PolandEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly esteemed competition team assisting with a range of competition and antitrust matters. Mandates include cartels, abuse of dominance and other anti-competitive agreements, where the team represents clients before the authorities and in court. Advises on the preparation and implementation of compliance programmes and assists with dawn raids.  Frequently engaged in merger control proceedings, acting for both sellers and buyers. Also active in consumer protection cases.

Strengths

"They are always very responsive and nice to work with," a client says, adding: "They are very proactive."

Work highlights

Represented CEMEX Polska in a private enforcement proceedings brought by Thomas Beton seeking compensation for damages suffered as a result of a cartel.

Notable practitioners

First-tier lawyer Aleksander Stawicki is a highly recognised name in the market, assisting with a full range of competition matters. He acts on merger clearance as well as representing clients in cases of anti-competitive behaviour such as cartels and abuse of dominance. A client praises his "ability to come up with both creative and pragmatic solutions" as a result of his experience, while another adds: "He is extremely strategic."

Bartosz Turno represents companies in antitrust investigations and also advises on merger clearance matters. He also assists with compliance, including distribution agreements.

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Overview

WKB has one of the largest, most experienced and longest established teams of competition and consumer protection lawyers in Poland. Recognised for its expertise in competition law and antitrust matters and proceedings, the team also has notable experience in consumer law matters, compliance reviews and programmes, distribution and franchising networks, unfair competition and unfair commercial practices. The team members have expert knowledge of domestic regulations, advise a wide range of key local and international clients, across diverse sectors and are involved in precedent, complex competition law cases. They share their practical experience and expert knowledge through professional publications on competition and consumer protection law, including two editions of the ‘Commentary on the Competition and Consumer Protection Act’.

Members

Stawicki, Aleksander (Head of Department)

Karczewska, Dorota

Turno, Bartosz

Industries

automotive

aviation

e-commerce

energy

financial sector

food

healthcare

retail

Competition/Antitrust Department

WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr

firm
Department location

Plac Stanisława Małachowskiego 2

Warsaw

Masovian

Poland

00-066

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Poland

Competition/Antitrust


Aleksander Stawicki
Band 1
Bartosz Turno
Band 2