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HNW Guide

Private Wealth Law — Poland

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From the HNW guide

GWW is a well-established law firm with offices in Warsaw, Poznań, Wrocław and Rzeszów. It provides legal and tax advice to individuals, families and business owners through GWW Private, which focuses on estates, inheritance and family law matters. One source describes the team as "very professional and very organised," adding: "They are straight-talking and friendly; very easy to get on with, and no airs and graces." Another describes the team as "diligent and responsive."

"My impression is positive," says an interviewee, explaining: "I am very satisfied with their knowledge, creativity and service. They are great with tax structuring, and for everything related to tax law, I would for sure go with them. For us, they are the perfect partner."

Notable practitioners

Aldona Leszczyńska-Mikulska advises affluent clients on all matters related to tax, estate and wealth planning. She is particularly noted for international tax matters. "She is always trying to find the right solution, even when we have a difficult case," says a source, explaining that "she never gives up or says it is impossible." An investment manager states that "she knows the tax laws in Poland very well, and she can use her theoretical knowledge practically. She is such a professional and a person of high standards."

Artur Cmoch specialises in advising high net worth individuals and business owners with all aspects of tax planning. Sources say he is "very knowledgeable about the law and he has a great way in which he conducts business. He knows how to achieve business goals for the private person." A wealth manager says: "Artur is a great tax expert. I like that he is always comes up with inspiring solutions." Another interviewee enthuses that "his creativity is his biggest strength, for sure," and suggests that "there is hardly anyone in Poland who is as well positioned as he is" for private wealth work.

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Wardyński & Partners

From the HNW guide

Wardyński & Partners enjoys a strong reputation in the Polish legal market. The firm's private client team has expertise on estate planning and wealth management for individuals and entrepreneurs. "They have strong knowledge of tax matters," notes one source, while another says that "they have a good practice with strong experience dealing with international matters."

The team also has expertise advising families and individuals about property restitution. "I am very happy to work them, they are very collaborative and responsive," says a source, adding: "They are very professional and give very good advice."

Notable practitioners

Dariusz Wasylkowski heads the tax practice and is regarded as a "well-established practitioner" in the Polish high net worth space. Wasylkowski is a trusted adviser for both domestic and international clients. "He is very open-minded and solution-oriented," notes one interviewee. "He is the best lawyer for a client to have – he is not focused on the problem, he looks for the solution and guides the client to make the decision. He is a very good tax lawyer."

Stefan Jacyno leads the firm's real estate, reprivatisation and private client practice. Jacyno has extensive experience representing individuals, families and entrepreneurs with restitution claims and property transactions. Interviewees regard him as "very approachable, warm, and friendly," adding: "He is very professional and responsive."

Described as a "very nice man and a brilliant lawyer," Krzysztof Wiktor assists clients with property restitution claims and litigation. "He is very professional," says a source, adding: "He finds a unique way to solve a problem. He is very nice and explains things clearly. He has a fantastic sense of humour and the atmosphere is always relaxed." Wiktor co-leads the real estate, reprivatisation and private client practice.

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From the HNW guide

Described as "a one-stop shop for private clients," Woźniak Legal provides a broad range of services including tax planning, succession planning, wealth management and charitable matters. "They are excellent," remarks a source, explaining: "They inspire enormous confidence in their answers. They are incisive and incredibly supportive. You can see that they are working in your best interest." The team has extensive experience assisting with art and property restitution matters. One interviewee says that "they have been excellent and have provided a first-class service. They are very knowledgeable about land restitution."

A market commentator says: "Woźniak Legal's lawyers are focused on clients' needs, they give sensible advice and are always able to explain the most difficult legal issue in simple words. They are both very diligent and creative. They take an individual approach to each case."

Notable practitioners

Founder and managing partner Grzegorz Woźniak is praised highly by sources. "He is an excellent lawyer," enthuses an interviewee, adding: "He has a strong focus on client service, he is very accessible, extremely diligent and hard-working. He is ambitious and set to achieve high international standards." Woźniak assists wealthy clients with succession planning, asset structuring and restitution claims. "He is a passionate lawyer," says one client; "I find him quite brilliant, always practical and solution-oriented. He is highly intelligent and very personable." Another enthuses: "Grzegorz is one of the best lawyers I know. He knows when to negotiate and when to fight."

Grzegorz Dudek is a trusted adviser to individuals, families and charitable organisations. "Mr Dudek is diligent, versatile and flexible," notes an interviewee, while another describes him as "considered, thoughtful and thorough." He assists client on matters related to property restitution and inheritance. "He is great to work with," enthuses a source, explaining that "he has a very relaxed and comfortable demeanour. He explains everything very clearly, which is excellent."

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Aldona Leszczyńska-Mikulska

GWW

From the Chambers HNW guide

Aldona Leszczyńska-Mikulska advises affluent clients on all matters related to tax, estate and wealth planning. She is particularly noted for international tax matters. "She is always trying to find the right solution, even when we have a difficult case," says a source, explaining that "she never gives up or says it is impossible." An investment manager states that "she knows the tax laws in Poland very well, and she can use her theoretical knowledge practically. She is such a professional and a person of high standards."

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Dariusz Wasylkowski

Wardyński & Partners

From the Chambers HNW guide

Dariusz Wasylkowski heads the tax practice and is regarded as a "well-established practitioner" in the Polish high net worth space. Wasylkowski is a trusted adviser for both domestic and international clients. "He is very open-minded and solution-oriented," notes one interviewee. "He is the best lawyer for a client to have – he is not focused on the problem, he looks for the solution and guides the client to make the decision. He is a very good tax lawyer."

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Grzegorz Woźniak

Woźniak Legal

From the Chambers HNW guide

Founder and managing partner Grzegorz Woźniak is praised highly by sources. "He is an excellent lawyer," enthuses an interviewee, adding: "He has a strong focus on client service, he is very accessible, extremely diligent and hard-working. He is ambitious and set to achieve high international standards." Woźniak assists wealthy clients with succession planning, asset structuring and restitution claims. "He is a passionate lawyer," says one client; "I find him quite brilliant, always practical and solution-oriented. He is highly intelligent and very personable." Another enthuses: "Grzegorz is one of the best lawyers I know. He knows when to negotiate and when to fight."

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GWW

From the Chambers HNW guide

Artur Cmoch specialises in advising high net worth individuals and business owners with all aspects of tax planning. Sources say he is "very knowledgeable about the law and he has a great way in which he conducts business. He knows how to achieve business goals for the private person." A wealth manager says: "Artur is a great tax expert. I like that he is always comes up with inspiring solutions." Another interviewee enthuses that "his creativity is his biggest strength, for sure," and suggests that "there is hardly anyone in Poland who is as well positioned as he is" for private wealth work.

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Woźniak Legal

From the Chambers HNW guide

Grzegorz Dudek is a trusted adviser to individuals, families and charitable organisations. "Mr Dudek is diligent, versatile and flexible," notes an interviewee, while another describes him as "considered, thoughtful and thorough." He assists client on matters related to property restitution and inheritance. "He is great to work with," enthuses a source, explaining that "he has a very relaxed and comfortable demeanour. He explains everything very clearly, which is excellent."

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Wardyński & Partners

From the Chambers HNW guide

Stefan Jacyno leads the firm's real estate, reprivatisation and private client practice. Jacyno has extensive experience representing individuals, families and entrepreneurs with restitution claims and property transactions. Interviewees regard him as "very approachable, warm, and friendly," adding: "He is very professional and responsive."

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Wardyński & Partners

From the Chambers HNW guide

Described as a "very nice man and a brilliant lawyer," Krzysztof Wiktor assists clients with property restitution claims and litigation. "He is very professional," says a source, adding: "He finds a unique way to solve a problem. He is very nice and explains things clearly. He has a fantastic sense of humour and the atmosphere is always relaxed." Wiktor co-leads the real estate, reprivatisation and private client practice.

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