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Managing Partner: Robert Gawałkiewicz
Number of partners: 28
Number of lawyers: 170
Languages: English, French, German, Polish, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak, an independent Polish law firm, offers legal services to businesses from Poland and abroad. The firm advises clients on all the legal aspects of their local and international operations and represent them in litigation.

SK&S has worked continuosly since 1991, and over the years it has won one of the leading positions in the market for legal services. The firm has expertise in all areas of the law that are relevant to business. It is a team of over 160 lawyers, and the firm liaise on a regular basis with the largest international law firms. SK&S take pride in the fact that many of its clients have been with the firm for years, as it has advised them since the creation of the firm or theirs. SK&S is a polish law firm with Global operations and personal approach.

Main Areas of Practice:
Company Law, Mergers & Acquisitions
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
Litigation & Arbitration
Personal Data
IT & New Technologies
E-Commerce
Real Estate & Construction
Environmental Protection
Securities & Capital Markets
Banking & Finance
International Arbitration
Tax
White Collar Crime
Media & Telecommunication
Competition Law
State Aid
Public Procurement
Energy Law
Infrastructure
Labour Law
Life Sciences
Private Clients
Private Equity
Motor Industry
Intellectual Property

Corporate & M&A:
SK&S corporate and M&A practice covers the full range of legal disciplines, closely working with and integrating lawyers from the firm’s other practice areas including tax, competition, labour law.
SK&S corporate and M&A practice act on a variety of corporate and M&A assignments from simple intragroup reorganisations to complex cross-border M&A nd sophisticated corporate issues requiring expert insight.
Contact: Robert Gawałkiewicz
Email: [email protected]
Key Clients: The Iliad Group, Arcelor Mittal, International Paper Company, The FCA Group, The PSA Group, Mazda Motor Logistics Europe NV, Ciech S.A., The Olszewski Family – El-cab Sp. z o.o., The Bunge Group, The Eurocash Group, Onelog Invest (Lux) S.A.R.L. (a subsidiary of AXA), Goldman Sachs Int., The Ikea Industry Group, Nesperta.

Dispute Resolution:
SK&S is known as theleader of domestic litigation. With one of the largest dispute resolution departments in Poland, SK&S is known on the market for having an unparalleled capacity to handle large-scale complex disputes in any sector. SK&S is also consistently recognized as the go-to firm for particularly complex matters and is often called on to act in precedent-setting disputes. Therefore our lawyers’ Supreme Court practice has led to numerous important precedents decisive for legal practice. SK&S is also recommended for challenging, recognising, and enforcing arbitral awards, as well as recognising and enforcing foreign courts’ judgments. SK&S is known for having represented clients before domestic and international arbitration tribunals and European courts in numerous high-stake cases under Polish and most international rules, whether seated in Poland or abroad. The team is also well-versed in international public and investment law and has extensive experience in handling investment treaty disputes. We have an extensive track record of successfully settled cases.
Contact: Rafał Waszkiewicz
Email: [email protected]
Key Clients: Strabag Wasserbau, ERGO Versicherung AG, Retail Robotics, Nokia, Comarch S.A., Mostostal Warszawa S.A. / Acciona Construccion S.A., WeBuild/Salini Polska sp. z o.o., Credit Agricole Italia, Budimex S.A., Bank Millennium S.A., Jaguar Range Rover Limited, Strabag Polska, MasterCard Europe S.A.

Banking & Finance:
SK&S banking and finance practice covers financial regulatory, transactional and restructuring work. Financing expertise includes: acquisition and leveraged financing, derivatives of various types and forms; leasing and asset finance; loan finance of all kinds, project finance in various sectors, securitisations; structured products.
The firm has one of the few dedicated financial regulatory practices in Poland, dealing on a regular basis with complex financial regulatory issues, new products, cross-border activity and acquisitions of qualifying holding, including negotiations an disputes with the Polish financial services regulator.
Contact: Marcin Olechowski
Email: [email protected]
Key Clients: PKO Bank Polski S.A.; FM Bank PBP S.A.; Azora Europa; Fiat Bank Polska S.A.; ING Bank Śląski S.A.; Carlo Tassara SpA; MasterCard Europe; Taiga Inversiones Eólicas, S.A., S.C.R. de régimen común; SGB-Bank S.A.; RBS; Volkswagen Bank Polska S.A; Blue City, Blue Office and Blue Parking; Santander UK Plc.

Competition/Antitrust:
SK&S competition practice is a market leader involved in landmark cases, including some of the largest merger clearances, and groundbreaking antitrust proceedings (such as securing the first ever commitment decision in Poland in a price fixing matter). The firm advises on anti-trust controls and provide practical training on the application of competition law. The firm has conducted cases concerning ‘exclusivity rights’ on the media market, exemptions from penalties for failure to give notice of intention to concentrate and a ‘policy of leniency’ towards cartels.
The firm provides comprehensive advice to Polish and foreign clients on all aspects of Polish and European community antimonopoly law and represents them in proceedings before the PCA and civil courts.
Contact: Krzysztof Kanton
Email: [email protected]
Key Clients: Royal Canin Polska; The Swatch Group (Polska); Kronopol; Eurocash; Jeronimo Martins Polska; BSH Group; Unibail Rodamco; Grohe; Górażdże Cement; Nike.

IP:
The IP team specialises in industrial property, advertising law, unfair competition and domain name disputes, patent law, trade mark law, industrial designs law, pharmaceutical law, advertising law, unfair competition, private international and European law, drafting and negotiating licensing agreements, delimitation agreements, joint research agreements and intellectual property right assignment agreements, conducting IP due diligence, advice on marketing strategies and advertising campaigns.
The firm has also extensive experience in litigation involving all IP rights, including patents, trademarks, designs, database rights, unfair competition acts and unfair advertising practices.
Contact: Szymon Gogulski
Email: [email protected]
Key Clients: Eurocash, Podlaska Wytwórnia Wódek Polmos SA, Etos S.A., mBank, Velvet Care Sp. z o.o., Bakoma S.A., Nesperta Sp. z o.o., Inter Cars SA, PCC Rokita / PCC Exol, PPG Polska, Spyke Technology Sp. z o.o. , Browar Fortuna Sp. z o.o., Rolex SA, Eurotel Sp. z o.o., Retail Robotics, Authentic Brands Group.

Europe

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2022 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2022

Contributions

Total 7 contributions

Trends and Developments

Merger Control 2022 in Poland

Authors: Krzysztof Kanton, Damian Kopera, Szymon Murek, Maciej Żelewski

Trends and Developments

Tax Controversy 2022 in Poland

Authors: Sławomir Łuczak, Karolina Gotfryd, Ewelina Całczyńska

Law and Practice

Tax Controversy 2022 in Poland

Authors: Sławomir Łuczak, Karolina Gotfryd, Ewelina Całczyńska

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Poland

Competition/Antitrust
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Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
Band 3
Dispute Resolution
Band 2
Employment
Band 3
Intellectual Property
Band 2

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Banking & Finance: Regulatory


Marcin Olechowski
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Wojciech Iwanski
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Krzysztof Kanton
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Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability


Andrzej Motyka
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Stanisław Sołtysiński
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Dariusz Skuza
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Stanisław SołtysińskiCorporate/M&A: High-end Capability
Dariusz SkuzaDispute Resolution
Stanisław SołtysińskiDispute Resolution
Stanisław SołtysińskiDispute Resolution: Arbitration
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Krzysztof KantonCompetition/Antitrust
Andrzej SzlęzakDispute Resolution: Arbitration
Tomasz KonopkaWhite-Collar Crime
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Marcin OlechowskiBanking & Finance: Regulatory
Agnieszka FedorEmployment
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Wojciech IwanskiBanking & Finance: Regulatory
Rafał WaszkiewiczDispute Resolution
Ewa Skrzydło-TefelskaIntellectual Property
Szymon GogulskiIntellectual Property
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Andrzej MotykaCorporate/M&A: High-end Capability

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