Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Igor Ostrowski
- 1 partner
- 10 other qualified lawyers
- Office location: Warsaw
What the team is known for Global firm offering a full service of TMT advice, including regulatory work and data protection issues. Acts for telecoms entities and also advises prominent domestic and international media clients, including TV broadcasters and film production companies. Handles related IP matters.
Strengths Clients emphasise the team's pragmatism and commitment. "They are highly experienced and business-oriented. They always look for practical solutions to our issues. They are also very pleasant to work with," an interviewee says, while another adds: "The thing I really appreciate about Dentons is that they are strict and diligent. They never miss a deadline."
Work highlights Advised Eleven Sports Network on disputes with online streaming services providers, including Telewizjada.net.
Assisted Discovery Communications with the obtaining a Polish broadcasting license.
Significant clients BBC, P4, ITI Neovision, Virgin Mobile, Alibaba.com.
Department head Igor Ostrowski is a respected TMT practitioner with a broad client base that includes television and radio broadcasters, telecommunications and IT companies. Sources describe him as "very pleasant to work with, open and very responsive." He recently advised Tata Communications on compliance issues, including in relation to significant fines.
Senior associate Karol Laskowski has an excellent track record in advising domestic and international clients in the media and telecommunications industries. A client says: "He always comes up with solutions and is very business-oriented and open-minded. He is also a true gentleman and a pleasure to work with. I highly value his experience and emotional intelligence." "He kept me updated at all times and was good at outlining options and finding solutions," another source adds.
Senior associate Dariusz Czuchaj focuses his practice on cybersecurity and data protection. Sources describe him as "very commercial and easy to get on with." "He is very available and reacts quickly to our needs," a client reports.