Basic facts about the department
- 6 partners
- 27 other qualified lawyers
- Office location: Warsaw
What the team is known for Sizeable team handling domestic and cross-border litigation matters with a particular focus on the construction, energy, telecommunications and healthcare sectors. Active presence in international arbitration and expertise in business criminal matters.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"The team is well co-ordinated and really helps us to achieve the best possible outcome."
"The Dentons team is helpful, knowledgeable, articulate, co-operative and mindful of clients' needs. It's also quick in delivery and very responsive."
Work highlights Acted for Gazprom on its dispute with PGNiG and Gas-Trading on a shareholder dispute over the membership of the management board of Europol Gaz.
Advised a consortium of Saipemm Techint and PBG on a multimillion-euro dispute with Polskie LNG relating to the construction of a LNG re-gasification terminal.
Significant clients Morgan Stanley, Raiffeisen Bank Polska, AEW, Halliburton, Procter & Gamble.
Wojciech Kozłowski is described by sources as "business-oriented, commercially aware and professionally very smart." He represents clients from a broad range of industries including energy, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure and telecommunications. He recently advised Olympia Development and Telco Holdings on the disputed details of the auction of LTE frequencies.
Head of the criminal litigation team Agnieszka Wardak focuses her practice on a wide range of criminal corporate matters, ranging from corruption investigations to fraud and cyber-crime matters. She also advises on compliance issues. Clients describe her as "a very friendly person who focuses on finding solutions."
Anna Maria Pukszto is active on a wide array of commercial disputes, with particular expertise in insolvency-related matters. Sources highlight her "deep knowledge," with one client adding: "Her feedback is rational and balanced. Sometimes it is better to end the case if continuation is not rational and she lets us know that."
Up-and-coming Michał Jochemczak advises clients on commercial disputes in a variety of sectors with a particular focus on real estate-related conflicts. "He is pragmatic and positively impressed me with his dedication and preparation," a client reports. Another source appreciates that he is "supportive and open-minded with an ability to foresee future risks." He recently advised GSS III Wolverine, the investment vehicle of Morgan Stanley, in a shareholder agreement dispute.