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Managing Partner: Prof. Krzysztof Płeszka
Number of partners: 18
Number of lawyers: 72
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian

Firm Overview:
The law firm T Studnicki, K Płeszka, Z Ćwiąkalski, J. Górski Limited Partnership (SPCG), established in 1988, is one of the largest and oldest independent law firms in Poland. SPCG specialises in comprehensive legal services for business entities and ventures as well as complex court and arbitration proceedings. Transactions related to business entity mergers and acquisitions as well as restructuring constitute one of the key operating areas of SPCG. The firm’s lawyers provide advising services regarding both international transactions (including multi-jurisdiction transactions) and domestic transactions. The firm represents buyers and sellers and acts on behalf of management boards and shareholders of businesses that are parties to such transactions as well as on behalf of financial institutions and investment funds which provide financing.

Main Areas of Practice:
SPCG’s team of over 70 lawyers provides comprehensive legal services for entities and business ventures. The firm advises on a project basis and in the on-going helpdesk mode. It carries out complex projects that require a wide spectrum of experience and legal knowledge these include:

Dispute Resolution:
Over thirty years of experience in court and arbitration proceedings. Hundreds of cases before common courts and the Supreme Court. Several hundred arbitration disputes before permanent and ad hoc arbitration courts, as well as court-administrative proceedings.

Financial Markets:
Comprehensive legal and regulatory advisory services for the financial sector: banks, credit companies, brokerage houses, investment fund, investment firms and insurers. Representation in proceedings before national regulators: KNF, KDPW, GPW, UOKiK.

Investment Process:
Comprehensive advisory in the investment process, including M&A projects, restructuring, acquisition of real estate, construction process, environmental protection, tax issues, public-private partnership or public procurement.

Labour:
Comprehensive legal advisory services in the field of individual and collective labour law and social insurance (including on-going helpdesk, due diligence in the field of labour law, representation in court disputes and in social security proceedings).

New Technologies:
Advisory services, in particular in the field of personal data protection and big data, counteracting money laundering, copyright, intellectual and industrial property law, telecommunications law, new media and IT, also for the startup sector.