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Global Poland Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability

The Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability rankings table below has been designed to provide the most in-depth insights and reviews of the top ranked lawyers and law firms. The firms included in our rankings have been recommended by in-house counsel, other third-party experts and private practice lawyers. Our comprehensive research ensures you have all the information needed when looking to purchase legal services across Poland.

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Band 1
  1. Clifford Chance
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    Clifford Chance
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 1 | 3 Years Ranked
    Clifford Chance houses a superb team with an excellent track record in handling complex cross-border M&A transactions, as well as the creation of high-impact joint ventures. The team has impressive experience across a range of industry sectors including financial services, media and IT. The law firm is also highly active on private equity deals. Clifford Chance's enviable client roster features high-profile domestic, European and international corporates.
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    GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 1 | 3 Years Ranked
    Greenberg Traurig is a market-leading M&A team that consistently advises on high-stakes transactions. The law firm provides full support on large-scale M&A instructions, frequently advising clients on high-value and cross-border matters. The team is active on deals led by private equity funds. The team is commended for its in-depth knowledge of M&A in the banking sector as well as real estate and TMT transactions.
  3. Rymarz Zdort Maruta
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Linklaters
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    Linklaters
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 2 | 6 Years Ranked
    Linklaters is known for its notable capabilities in cross-border mandates, advising strategic and financial investors on their operations in the Polish market. The law firm is particularly active on large multi-jurisdictional M&A deals, including portfolio sales and restructurings. The team regularly assists clients in the financial services, telecoms and manufacturing sectors. The team additionally benefits from its global network of offices, with the firm's Luxembourg office regularly involved.
  2. Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak
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    Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak is a well-established, sizeable local firm covering a wide array of corporate matters. The team is active on both public and private M&A transactions. The firm's industry expertise includes food production, automotive and retail. The law firm acts on behalf of reputable domestic and European clients in handling the Polish aspects of multi-jurisdictional mandates. The team also offers French and German language capacities and is active in the Polish regions.
  3. White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.
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    White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    White & Case is active on complex domestic and cross-border M&A, with expertise in both public and private transactions. The law firm additionally handles market entries. The team assists with deals in a variety of industries, including the telecommunications, e-commerce and renewable energy sectors.
  4. Dentons
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Allen & Overy, A. Pedzich Sp. k.
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    Allen & Overy, A. Pedzich Sp. k.
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Allen & Overy is a notable team best known for high-profile M&A deals on behalf of clients in the financial sector. The law firm is a popular choice for cross-border transactions, including acquisitions, sales and joint ventures. The team is also active in the real estate, consumer goods manufacturing, energy, automotive and TMT industries. The team regularly acts for major domestic and European clients.
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    Baker McKenzie
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Baker McKenzie has a well-regarded team advising on local and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions. The law firm also assists with the creation of joint ventures as well as sales and acquisitions. The team offers extensive expertise in the media, technology and energy sectors, in addition to practical experience in handling matters spanning a broad array of industry sectors. The team also has notable international capabilities due to an impressive global network.
  3. CMS
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    CMS
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    CMS's active corporate practice group assists with M&A transactions, investments and joint ventures. The team is particularly experienced in the energy sector and has developed practical expertise in financial services, including insurance, as well as healthcare, retail and pharmaceuticals. The law firm is often instructed on cross-border deals involving CEE countries as a result of its extensive European network.
  4. DLA Piper
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    DLA Piper
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    DLA Piper has a notable M&A team that advises on domestic and international transactions. The law firm also offers regulatory advice. The team represents companies from a range of industries, including TMT, healthcare, and food and drink. The team additionally offers counsel on restructurings, intra-group reorganisations and corporate housekeeping. The law firm is building its presence in private equity transactions. Its clients benefit from its extensive network of offices.
  5. Domański Zakrzewski Palinka
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    Domański Zakrzewski Palinka
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Domański Zakrzewski Palinka is a well-established large Polish firm with experience of M&A transactions in sectors as wide-ranging as life sciences and manufacturing. The team handles complex cross-border transactions as well as assisting with share swap mandates. It remains active in the energy and pharmaceutical industries, representing blue-chip domestic and international companies. The firm regularly cooperates with international law firms and represents Polish entities investing abroad.
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Band 4
  1. Gide Loyrette Nouel
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    Gide Loyrette Nouel
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Gide Loyrette Nouel is a French firm whose Polish arm in Warsaw assists both international and domestic clients with all aspects of M&A. The law firm also offers corporate advice. The team is active on deals relating to the engineering, mining and energy sectors. The firm has a strong following of Polish clients in addition to francophone names.
  2. Schoenherr Poland
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    Schoenherr Poland
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Schoenherr is a notable Austrian law firm with a local arm covering a wide range of transactions, mostly in the mid-market. The team assists with transactions, offering capabilities in acquisitions and disposals of local subsidiaries and post-closing support. The team is also skilled at handling cross-border deals in the CEE region. The law firm is a popular choice among German-speaking clients.
  3. Wolf Theiss
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    Wolf Theiss
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    Wolf Theiss welcomed a large group of corporate/M&A lawyers who joined from a large local Polish firm in July 2023, significantly enhancing the transactional capabilities at the firm. The team handles a range of full-scale corporate transactions, including M&A, carve-outs and real estate-based transactions, covering all areas of Central and Eastern Europe.
  4. GESSEL
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 4
  5. Wardyński & Partners
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 4
  6. WKB Lawyers
    Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
    2024 | Band 4