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WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr

Competition/Antitrust

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What the team is known for

WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr is a highly esteemed competition team assisting with a range of competition and antitrust matters. The law firm's mandates include cartels, abuse of dominance and other anti-competitive agreements, where the team represents clients before the authorities and in court. The practice advises on the preparation and implementation of compliance programmes and assists with dawn raids. The legal team is frequently engaged in merger control proceedings, acting for both sellers and buyers. WKB is also active in consumer protection cases.

Strengths

"WKB were extremely good in giving advice on the bigger picture and the strategy," reports one client.

Another interviewee highlights the law firm's "high responsiveness and flexibility."

Work highlights

Represented Pfeifer & Langen Polska in proceedings before the Polish Competition Authority concerning alleged abuse of market power.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Aleksander Stawicki is a highly regarded practitioner who advises clients 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. "Aleksander Stawicki has more than excellent business orientation, is a perfect partner in complex and crucial projects while really helping to solve your problems," reports one impressed client.

Bartosz Turno is described by sources as a "reliable lawyer who perfectly combines theoretical knowledge with practice." He 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

WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr

firm
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