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Kubas Kos Gałkowski

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Senior Partner: Prof. Andrzej Kubas
Managing Partners: Rafał Kos, PhD, LL.M., Dominik Gałkowski, Kamil Zawicki, Barbara Jelonek-Jarco, PhD
Number of partners: 11
Number of lawyers: 54
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Kubas Kos Gałkowski is a leading independent law firm in Poland, with a well-established position confirmed by rankings conducted both in Poland and abroad. For 25 years the firm has provided comprehensive legal services to companies, conducted long-term project in corporate matters and supported them in strategic and secure management as well as in the implementation of multi-year investment and restructuring projects.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Dispute Resolution & Arbitration:
■ Representation of P4 sp. z o.o., a mobile network operator, in a case against other market players in proceedings on payment of damages on the grounds of an act of unfair competition against the formation of connection process to client’s network (value approx. PLN 315 million)
■ Representation of Poyry Deutschland GmbH and Poyry Infra sp. z o.o. in court proceedings on payment against state owned railroad network operator PKP Polskie Koleje Liniowe SA (value approx. PLN 150 million)
■ Representation of GGS Oil and Gas Systems in arbitral proceedings before the ICC. The matter regarded payment in relation to the performance of a contract for the completion of the heat and power plant investment (value approx. EUR 268 thousand)
Key Clients: P4 sp. z o.o., Ciech SA, Poyry Deutschland GmbH, FoodCare sp. z o.o., GGS Oil and Gas Systems bvba
Contact: Prof. Andrzej Kubas, Rafał Kos, PhD, LL.M.
Tel: +48 12 619 40 45
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Energy:
■ The provision of comprehensive legal services to Tauron Dystrybucja SA includes all of the aspects of the enterprise’s operation of a strategic nature for the energy security of the Republic of Poland
■ Comprehensive consultancy and representation provided to Tauron Polska Energia SA and companies from the Tauron Group in a multi-thread dispute with companies, members of several international consortia in the renewable energy sector (wind) against the background of the so-called green certificates sector (property rights), compensatory payment, co-combustion of the biomass in conventional energy units, as well as the generation of energy from wind sources. The said claims, the existence of which the Tauron Group firmly denies, according to press publications, wind energy companies estimate to jointly amount to several million PLN
Key Clients: Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo sp. z o.o., Tauron Group: Tauron Dystrybucja SA, Tauron Polska Energia SA, Tauron Sprzedaż sp. z o.o., Polska Energia – Pierwsza Kompania Handlowa sp. z o.o.
Contact: Kamil Zawicki
Tel: +48 12 619 40 45
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
■ Consultancy for Sabre Polska sp. z o.o. during negotiations on a lease agreement for 16 thousand square meters of office space in the Tischnera Office building. The transaction was identified in the sector as the largest transaction of this type in 2019 excluding Warsaw
■ Drawing up preliminary and final agreements of sale (including handling of contracts) of office real estate in Krakow for the National Science Centre, necessity to guarantee compliance with the provisions on public tendering (value approx. PLN 55 million)
Key Clients: Hochtief Polska SA, Sabre Polska sp. z o.o., UBM Group.
Contact: Barbara Jelonek-Jarco, PhD
Tel: +48 12 619 40 45
Email: [email protected]

Corporate/M&A:
■ Provision of comprehensive services for Can-Pack SA, a leading manufacturer in the beverage packaging industry in Central and Easter Europe, including i.e.: company’s due diligence investigation, preparing IP transfer-related agreements; legal consultancy and preparing documentation related to bond issuance conditions, representing in negotiations leading to signing an agreement with the issuance agent and agreements with bond holders in Poland and abroad; providing assistance for the General Meetings of Shareholders, the Supervisory Board, and the Management Board, preparing documents related to the compliance policy within the Group
■ Advising ZPC Mieszko SA, leading regional manufacturer of sweets, in the process of acquisition by a listed company of two limited liability companies operating in the food sector, including the financing process and then carrying out the process of merger of these two companies to optimise the enterprise structure
Key Clients: Ciech Group, Can-Pack SA, ZPC Mieszko SA
Contact: Mirosław Cejmer, PhD
Tel: +48 12 619 40 45
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
■ Representation of Clients in cases against mBank SA regarding the ascertainment of the non-existence of the bank’s liabilities towards the Clients which was to be due to the premature cross currency rate swap closure (JPY/ PLN)
■ Representation of one of the largest banks in Poland in a class action of the group of so-called Franc-debtors
Key Clients: Deutsche Bank Polska SA, mBank SA, GPW w Warszawie SA (Warsaw Stock Exchange)
Contact: Dominik Gałkowski
Tel: +48 12 619 40 50
Email: [email protected]