Department head Slawomir Boruc is praised by interviewees for his "long-term experience and willingness to confront challenges." Recent mandates include successfully representing TVN and Polkomtel in two court cases related to the tax treatment of costs.
Tomasz Kacymirow is regarded as an excellent transactional lawyer with a wealth of experience. He handles tax issues related to M&A, loan structuring, bonds and corporate restructurings.
Impressed clients highlight Marek Kozaczuk's "responsiveness, strategic thinking and business acumen." He recently acted for Raiffeisen Bank International on tax issues related to the acquisition of shares in Polbank EFG.
Dorota Szubielska leads the team and is acknowledged as a prominent tax litigator. A client described her as "a great lawyer – she always fights for clients, and she is a lawyer you'd like to have in a difficult case."
Wojciech Dmoch has a particular focus on project finance and offers a wealth of experience in structuring real estate investments, including tax advice on specific investment projects.
Group head Karina Furga-Dąbrowska offers particular expertise in the tax-effective structuring of transactions, and recently advised ING Lease on tax issues stemming from an USD80 million acquisition and issue of debt notes.
Practice head Andrzej Debiec maintains a strong foothold in the market. Recent mandates include advising Eurolot on tax optimisation related to the acquisition of 16 new aircraft.
Robert Krasnodebski is singled out as one of the leading and most extensively experienced tax advisers in the market. He offers "quick responses and willingness to help. We are working together, developing ideas – he is a good discussion partner," confirmed a client. Krasnodebski advised Globe Trade Centre on tax issues related to its rights issue.
Grzegorz Jukiel and Marcin Panek are key contacts for the practice.
Market commentators enthuse that Artur Nowak is "a well-known and successful tax lawyer." He recently advised BRE TUiR on the transfer pricing structure of transactions.
Mikolaj Bieniasz leads the team and is the key contact for clients.
Jarosław Bieroński leads the tax group and is noted for his significant experience in tax and foreign exchange law. He handles both contentious and non-contentious tax-related matters.
Dariusz Wasylkowski is "a successful lawyer and strong litigator," enthuse interviewees. He mainly advises clients on audits, and represents them in administrative proceedings as well as in litigation before all courts.
of FKA Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz is "absolutely top of the tops in terms of know-how. He is one of the cleverest tax lawyers in Poland,"
confirmed an impressed interviewee. Key mandates include successfully defending Bank Gospodarki Żywnościowej in a tax dispute with the excise duty authorities.
left Baker & McKenzie to set up his own boutique tax advisory firm, Martini i Wspólnicy Sp. z o.o., and is considered by many to be "the best VAT lawyer in Poland."
of PwC Legal Szurminska-Jaworska Sp. k retains his reputation as one of the "best specialists as far as international tax law is concerned."
He has recently advised a number of parliamentary commissions on tax-related matters.
of Wierzbowski Eversheds moves up the rankings following extensive praise from clients, with one stating: "She is helpful, creative, and gives good business advice. She had a very positive attitude."
Stawowska recently advised Emperia Holding on the tax implications of the transfer of its stake in Tradis for cash and shares in Eurocash.
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