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TMT — Poland


Baker McKenzie - TMT

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Band 1

第一等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Marek Rosinski and Radoslaw Nozykowski
- 2 partners
- 8 other qualified lawyers
- Office location: Warsaw

What the team is known for Highly reputable practice group effectively covering the full spectrum of TMT law, climbs to the top of the rankings this year. Assists private and public sector clients alike with transactional work and also advises on data privacy and compliance matters. The firm's extensive international network makes it the go-to practice for cross-border cases.

Strengths Clients appreciate the team's pragmatism: "They are straight to the point and flexible. They give excellent feedback and anticipate the next step of the process."

Work highlights Assisted the Polish private broadcaster TVN with the implementation of a new internet platform for its VOD services.

Advised QVC on the establishment of QVC's global business services centre in Kraków.

Significant clients MasterCard Europe, Virgin Media.

Notable practitioners

Eminent practitioner and practice head Marek Rosinski has acted on landmark IT implementation and outsourcing projects in Poland and offers clients the benefit of practical experience in digital media and data privacy matters. Sources appreciate that he gives "business-oriented advice" and "understands clients." He recently advised Netflix on its pre- and post-launch activities in Poland.

Counsel Radoslaw Nozykowski is active in IT outsourcing matters and has particular experience in IT-related contentious matters. His client base includes prominent hi-tech companies. He recently advised car2go on data privacy regulations in Poland.

Department profile by Baker McKenzie

Leading TMT Practice in Poland. The practice is headed by Marek Rosiński, supported by Counsel Radosław Nożykowski and Up-and-Coming star lawyers Magda Kogut-Czarkowska (Privacy) and Jakub Falkowski (Innovation/Digital/Media). We combine the global Baker McKenzie strength in this sector with local industry knowledge.

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CMS - TMT

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Band 1

第一等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Tomasz Koryzma
- 1 partner
- 5 other qualified lawyers
- Office locations: Warsaw and Poznań

What the team is known for Excellent team that goes to the top tier this year as a result of strong market feedback. Has substantial experience in IT implementation projects, data protection and e-commerce. Regularly acts on cross-border matters in addition to domestic mandates. Clients include telecoms, media and technology companies.

Strengths Clients highlight the team's creativity and customer-friendly approach. "They are very responsive to our requests and resourceful and gave great ideas. They are excellent in negotiations and really do their best to defend our interests," one reports. "What is distinctive about them is that they are creative and open to all suggestions," a source concurs.

The department's commercial sense and efficiency are also appreciated by interviewees. "They are very business-oriented and engaged. They give practical advice," a client says, while another adds: "They are extremely knowledgeable, committed to finding solutions and straightforward."

Work highlights Advised Cooper Standard on the implementation of data protection requirements in Poland.

Significant clients Topps Europe, PZU.

Notable practitioners

Practice head Tomasz Koryzma is a highly respected IP and IT practitioner, with particular expertise in data protection issues and digital business, including e-commerce. Interviewees commend his "great leadership qualities" and value that "he keeps things straight to the point and is very effective." A client also praises him as "very calm and peaceful," while another reports that "he is great at finding solutions in a stressful situation."

Associate-to-watch Damian Karwala joined CMS from DLA Piper Wiater sp.k. in late 2017. He advises clients on data protection matters. He also has practical experience of the implementation of IT systems.

Department profile by CMS

TMT team in Poland is led by Tomasz Koryzma and comprises six associates with a wealth of experience in advising on all aspects of  IT and Data Protection laws, including both contentious and non-contentious matters.

On the IT side, CMS lawyers are regularly involved in IT projects, assisting both service providers and their clients with negotiations of outsourcing and IT system implementation deals, covering, among other issues: software licensing, hardware procurement and maintenance services. They also advise clients on all issues related to user-generated content, e-commerce issues including behavioural marketing.

The TMT team has extensive experience in all legal aspects of privacy and data protection laws, including complex advice on international data transfer processes, BCRs issues, assistance with the process of seeking the DPA’s approval for data transfers, and strategic advice on sharing personal data within international capital groups. CMS lawyers help clients stay compliant with Polish and European privacy regulations, assisting them with internal data protection compliance projects, official DPA audits and related administrative proceedings.

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Dentons - TMT

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Band 2

第二等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

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.

Notable practitioners

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.

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GWW - TMT

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Band 2

第二等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Rafał Duczek, Wacław Knopkiewicz and Wojciech Krupa
- 4 partners
- 10 other qualified lawyers
- Office locations: Warsaw, Poznań, Wrocław and Rzeszów

What the team is known for Robust practice group with considerable experience of acting on key telecoms mandates on the Polish market, including assisting clients with regulatory matters. The team's expertise ranges from TMT-related disputes with regulatory authorities to telecommunications infrastructure projects. Also advises public sector clients on compliance issues.

Strengths Sources highlight the team's strong expertise in the telecoms sector. "They have a clear strategy and are well prepared. They have excellent knowledge of telecoms," a client says, adding: "I find them very trustworthy and reliable."

Work highlights Represented Novum in a dispute against an incumbent operator, demanding the payment of penalties for delays.

Significant clients Polkomtel, Ministry of Digitisation, Multimedia Polska Group, Intelligent Technologies, National Chamber of Commerce for Electronics & Telecommunications.

Notable practitioners

Wacław Knopkiewicz is a respected name on the Polish TMT market. He is particularly experienced in advising public sector clients on legislative changes related to the telecoms industry. He is actively involved in the initiatives proposing the legislative changes in this area of law.

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Maruta Wachta - TMT

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Band 2

第二等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Marcin Maruta
- 3 partners
- 24 other qualified lawyers
- Office location: Warsaw

What the team is known for TMT-focused firm best known for advising domestic and international clients on the negotiation and implementation of software and IT infrastructure contracts, including representing clients in public procurement procedures. Cybersecurity and data protection are additional areas of specialisation. In 2016, the team was strengthened by the arrival of a highly respected partner.

Strengths The team is recommended for its commercial approach. "They are very knowledgeable and efficient in terms of solving problems," a client says, while another values that "they do not talk in long paragraphs but rather focus on what is relevant to the business."

Work highlights Advised Dimension Data Polska on a public tender procedure for the delivery and implementation of broadband in the Wielkopolska region.

Advised STX NEXT on a software development contract.

Significant clients Skanska, Eurocash, T-Mobile, InterCars, RWE Group.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Marcin Maruta provides expert advice on issues ranging from software licensing to implementation of projects and outsourcing. IT-related litigation is also an active area for him. "He is the man for the job. He is pleasant to work with and defends his clients well," sources report. Clients also appreciate that "he communicates very openly," while others add that "he is an excellent manager with good strategic thinking." He recently advised Qumak on a dispute related to the cancellation of an IT implementation project.

Since publication, Maciej Gawroński has joined Gawronski & Partners

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Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners - TMT

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Band 2

第二等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

What the team is known for Broad expertise encompassing internet law, data protection, media and IT matters. Provides regulatory advice to both domestic and international clients. Singled out for the academic credentials of its key partners.

Notable practitioners

Xawery Konarski enjoys a long-standing reputation on the market for his expertise in IP and IT law. He is also a noted academic in the area of data protection.

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Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. - TMT

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Band 3

第三等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Kuba Ruiz
- 1 partner
- 6 other qualified lawyers
- Office location: Warsaw

What the team is known for Well-respected team assisting clients with the full range of TMT matters. Notable track record in advising on new technologies, software implementation schemes and cloud computing. Enjoys a broad client base including prominent media and telecoms companies as well as financial institutions. Also well versed in data protection regulations.

Strengths Clients praise the team's business acumen and commitment: "They understood our business well and acted as true advisers. They worked very hard on the deal," a client reports.

Work highlights Represented Poczta Polska in connection with the implementation of an EPR class system.

Advised Friendly Finance on the launch of short-term loans websites.

Significant clients EchoStar Mobile, mBank, BBDO Warszawa, Rebtel Networks, Lenovo Technology.

Notable practitioners

Piotr Dynowski enjoys a broad practice encompassing telecommunications and e-commerce matters. He regularly advises clients in the media and publishing industries. Sources value that "he provides very comprehensive advice," before adding that "he is ready to help at all times."

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Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland - TMT

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Band 3

第三等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Arwid Mednis and Gerard Karp
- 4 partners
- 4 other qualified lawyers
- Office location: Warsaw

What the team is known for Particular strength in data protection and privacy matters. Provides clients with substantial expertise in e-commerce, software implementation and copyright issues. Team's broad client base features IT companies, Polish public institutions and start-ups. Offers notable cross-border capabilities.

Strengths Sources recommend the team for its efficiency.

Work highlights Assisted Ubezpieczeniowy Fundusz Gwarancyjny with the final stage of an implementation of a high-value IT project that supports the running and communication of its business.

Advised IKEA on the launch of its online store and telephone ordering system in CEE.

Significant clients TVN, Super-Pharm, RWE, Benefit Systems, Lease Plan.

Notable practitioners

Arwid Mednis is highly regarded as Poland's best data protection specialist. He also has substantial experience in the telecoms sector and regularly advises mobile network operators. He recently co-advised Biuro Informacji Kredytowej on the implementation of an IT system and on the compliance of an anti-fraud IT platform with domestic data protection regulations.

Tomasz Zalewski's practice spans IT implementation, licensing agreements and TMT-related disputes. Sources praise him as a "skilful lawyer," while others add that "he is a very talented and active person."

Up-and-coming Gerard Karp focuses on data protection and privacy law, with additional expertise in hi-tech and electronic communication.

Department profile by Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

For nearly two decades, Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland has advised firms from the sectors of IT, new technologies, media and telecommunications. We advise both leading market players and innovative young entrepreneurs and tech startups. We work for clients providing IT solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industry. We advise companies from the FinTech sector and clients involving in bitcoin trading. We have particular experience advising clients in e-commerce.

Nearly all our practices work for clients from the TMT sector, advising on a wide spectrum of matters, from contract law and data protection to M&A, regulatory issues, intellectual property protection, consumer matters, advertising law, and significant disputes, including arbitration matters.

The team is headed by two partners: Tomasz Zalewski and Paweł Lipski.



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Chajec Don-Siemion & Zyto - TMT

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Band 4

第四等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Andrzej Abramczuk
- 2 partners
- 9 other qualified lawyers
- Office location: Warsaw

What the team is known for Well-regarded team advising clients on telecommunications, media and new technology matters. Often represents telecommunications companies and mobile network operators before regulatory authorities.

Strengths The team is recommended for its knowledge and understanding of the market. "They are true experts and know the telecoms market really well. They are very helpful and up to speed," interviewees say.

Clients also appreciate the department's commercial sense: "They have a business approach. They are not just lawyers but rather try to analyse the business context of the deal."

Work highlights Acted for Info TV FM in relation to changes in frequency reservation for the provision of mobile broadcast services.

Assisted Aero2 with its acquisition of a 51% shareholding in Sferia.

Significant clients Polkomtel, Polski Operator Telewizyjny, Solser Management, NetNet, MIDAS.

Notable practitioners

Department head Andrzej Abramczuk has extensive experience of advising TMT companies, with particular expertise in the telecoms sector. Clients say he is "very friendly and helpful" as well as "very committed and experienced."

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Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak - TMT

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Band 4

第四等

Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Michał Fereniec
- 1 partner
- 6 other qualified lawyers
- Office location: Warsaw

What the team is known for The firm's international network enables the team to effectively handle cross-border transactional matters. Particularly active in the telecoms sector. Offers demonstrable expertise in IT systems implementation and e-commerce matters.

Strengths Clients value the team's dedication and client management skills. "I was very impressed by them and their knowledge. They are very helpful and good to work with," a client reports.

Sources also appreciate the department's responsiveness and international profile. "They were very fast, flexible and can work in different languages," interviewees say.

Work highlights Advised the computer game developer Epic International on its sale of shares in Epic Polska.

Assisted Wirtualna Polska Holding with its listing on the Warsaw stock exchange.

Significant clients Grupa Azoty, Orange Polska, Ekstraklasa, Sygma Banque, MP & Silva.

Notable practitioners

Department head Michał Fereniec focuses on transactional IT matters, including IT project implementation. He advises a broad range of clients in the banking and telecoms sectors. Clients praise him as a "very good manager and effective negotiator." He also often acts on deals involving private equity players.

Department profile by Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak

Our TMT team’s in-depth knowledge of the latest trends and changes to legislation governing the information technology sector in the US and Europe is combined with hands-on experience in applying the provisions of Polish law.

Our broad TMT capabilities include: internet and e-commerce; on-line information services, including CRM; functional area outsourcing, including IT; computer software and hardware manufacturing and distribution; telecommunications services networks; and IT consulting and system integration.

We draft agreements on the implementation and operation of IT systems (both on a turn-key basis and in circumstances where the client was the integrator), including banking systems, customer relations management, billing systems (including those using internet applications), as well as other systems supporting operational activities.

We advise on transactions involving the integration of information systems, data migration services, as well as agreements concerning the entrusting of data and other aspects of transactions involving IT systems. We also advise our clients with regard to arranging tender procedures and negotiating technical and pricing terms related to these types of agreements.

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Greenberg Traurig provides integrated cross-border legal services for clients worldwide. With offices in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia, GT is well-positioned to serve our clients’ global needs.

GT in Europe: GT’s European presence is enhanced by its offices located in London, Berlin, Warsaw and Amsterdam. The firm’s attorneys have advised numerous European and multinational clients operating in a variety of sectors including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, financial services, information services, automotive, retail and communications.

In London, the firm has more than 40 lawyers who have forged a reputation on high-value deals and projects. The London team provides legal services with clarity, efficiency and cost certainty without ever losing sight of clients’ commercial objectives.

In Berlin, the highly dynamic team of more than 50 attorneys advises national and international clients on their most significant commercial law issues. The Berlin team combines highly qualified legal experience in the areas of corporate, financing, tax, and employment law with multidisciplinary knowledge of the respective markets.

In Warsaw, our Polish practice provides legal services in mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, capital markets, private equity, asset securitization, financial restructurings, litigation, arbitration and bankruptcy proceedings, as well as tax and project finance structures. Our Warsaw office is regularly recognized as a leading law firm in Poland, and our attorneys are consistently ranked among Poland's premier practitioners in numerous practice areas.

In Amsterdam, the firm has more than 45 lawyers, tax advisors and civil law notaries, with experience in European and Dutch legislation. As a result of our integrated corporate, tax and notarial practice, we advise on issues and strategic decisions, as well as provide clients with practical, business-focused counsel from various perspectives.

Our international capabilities in Europe are further enhanced by GT’s strategic alliance with independent law firm Studio Santa Maria (in Milan and Rome).

GT in the Middle East: The Tel Aviv office and the attorneys in the firm’s Israel Practice represent a wide range of Israeli companies, including Teva, and a large number of other pharmaceutical and medical device companies of various sizes. We understand the issues facing Israeli companies, and we serve as a gateway for Israeli businesses and entrepreneurs seeking opportunities around the world, as well as for companies exploring opportunities within Israel. GT attorneys provide legal services to clients in Israel who need U.S. and UK counsel, as well as legal counsel in other international jurisdictions, and have experience matching Israeli companies with strategic partners, potential joint ventures and other business-to-business connections.

GT in Asia: The attorneys in GT’s Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo offices work with multilingual colleagues in the U.S. and international offices to advise U.S. and international clients entering the Asia market, as well as those with established business interests in Asia. The offices assist in negotiating, structuring and documenting transactions both inbound to and outbound from China, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan. The offices also advise Asian clients on transactions and other business dealings in the United States and abroad.

In Shanghai, our attorneys have the depth and breadth of experience to provide strategic advice across the full spectrum of legal services including, foreign direct investments, mergers and acquisitions, financings and securitization activities, intellectual property, trade and governmental strategies, international dispute resolution, infrastructure and project finance, technology and telecommunications, export controls, and business immigration issues.

In Seoul, our Korean-speaking attorneys assist clients as they seek opportunities in Korea and other parts of Asia. Our wide range of experience representing an even wider range of both Korean and international clients has brought us a great familiarity with Korea’s business, culture, and legal and regulatory systems. We have strong relationships with established Korean law firms and other professional services firms to support dispute resolution and other commercial matters throughout Korea.

Our Tokyo attorneys bring a range of functional and industry experience to assist our clients. We are focused on helping businesses make significant sustainable progress toward achieving their most important goals. Our Japanese-speaking attorneys provide legal services tailored to the Japanese market in a global context in a variety of areas including Corporate & Securities, Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution, Labor & Employment, Intellectual Property, Energy, and Infrastructure.

GT in Latin America: Greenberg Traurig’s Latin American and Iberian Practice brings together lawyers with wide-ranging experience representing U.S. and international clients who do business in Latin American and the Iberian Peninsula, as well as advising Latin American and Spanish clients on their business ventures in the United States. Our experience throughout the region enables us to offer clients local knowledge and resources as they seek market opportunities, investments, financing, access to capital markets, governmental strategies or international dispute resolution. Our team includes lawyers who have been chief legal officers at major multinational companies and who have spent years solving real-world problems worldwide.

In Mexico City, the firm has attorneys with proven experience who have been key contributors to major national projects in Mexico, as well as attorneys who have held positions in Mexican government offices and regulatory agencies. In addition, our team has played a role in shaping current Mexican jurisprudence in key judicial procedures that have set legal precedents in important sectors of the Mexican economy.

GT Africa Practice: Through the longstanding partnerships our Africa team has built, our track record of transactions, and a sustained commitment to the region, our Africa Practice is a key element of our global platform and an invaluable asset when representing our clients. With our diverse experience across Africa, we help identify opportunities and evaluate risk in this unique and dynamic business environment. Whether it be infrastructure projects, inward investments, joint ventures, or financing needs, our attorneys have the experience to represent our clients - in virtually any jurisdiction or sector of the economy.


Eminent Practitioner

Baker McKenzie

From the Chambers Europe guide

Eminent practitioner and practice head Marek Rosinski has acted on landmark IT implementation and outsourcing projects in Poland and offers clients the benefit of practical experience in digital media and data privacy matters. Sources appreciate that he gives "business-oriented advice" and "understands clients." He recently advised Netflix on its pre- and post-launch activities in Poland.

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Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Xawery Konarski enjoys a long-standing reputation on the market for his expertise in IP and IT law. He is also a noted academic in the area of data protection.

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CMS

From the Chambers Europe guide

Practice head Tomasz Koryzma is a highly respected IP and IT practitioner, with particular expertise in data protection issues and digital business, including e-commerce. Interviewees commend his "great leadership qualities" and value that "he keeps things straight to the point and is very effective." A client also praises him as "very calm and peaceful," while another reports that "he is great at finding solutions in a stressful situation."

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Maciej Gawroński

Gawronski & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Since publication, Maciej Gawroński has joined Gawronski & Partners

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Maruta Wachta

From the Chambers Europe guide

Managing partner Marcin Maruta provides expert advice on issues ranging from software licensing to implementation of projects and outsourcing. IT-related litigation is also an active area for him. "He is the man for the job. He is pleasant to work with and defends his clients well," sources report. Clients also appreciate that "he communicates very openly," while others add that "he is an excellent manager with good strategic thinking." He recently advised Qumak on a dispute related to the cancellation of an IT implementation project.

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Dentons

From the Chambers Europe guide

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.

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Andrzej Abramczuk

Chajec Don-Siemion & Zyto

From the Chambers Europe guide

Department head Andrzej Abramczuk has extensive experience of advising TMT companies, with particular expertise in the telecoms sector. Clients say he is "very friendly and helpful" as well as "very committed and experienced."

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Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak

From the Chambers Europe guide

Department head Michał Fereniec focuses on transactional IT matters, including IT project implementation. He advises a broad range of clients in the banking and telecoms sectors. Clients praise him as a "very good manager and effective negotiator." He also often acts on deals involving private equity players.

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Wacław Knopkiewicz

GWW

From the Chambers Europe guide

Wacław Knopkiewicz is a respected name on the Polish TMT market. He is particularly experienced in advising public sector clients on legislative changes related to the telecoms industry. He is actively involved in the initiatives proposing the legislative changes in this area of law.

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Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

From the Chambers Europe guide

Arwid Mednis is highly regarded as Poland's best data protection specialist. He also has substantial experience in the telecoms sector and regularly advises mobile network operators. He recently co-advised Biuro Informacji Kredytowej on the implementation of an IT system and on the compliance of an anti-fraud IT platform with domestic data protection regulations.

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Radoslaw Nozykowski

Baker McKenzie

From the Chambers Europe guide

Counsel Radoslaw Nozykowski is active in IT outsourcing matters and has particular experience in IT-related contentious matters. His client base includes prominent hi-tech companies. He recently advised car2go on data privacy regulations in Poland.

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Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

From the Chambers Europe guide

Tomasz Zalewski's practice spans IT implementation, licensing agreements and TMT-related disputes. Sources praise him as a "skilful lawyer," while others add that "he is a very talented and active person."

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Krzysztof Czyżewski

Czyżewscy Kancelaria Adwokacka

From the Chambers Europe guide

Founding partner Krzysztof Czyżewski of Czyżewscy Kancelaria Adwokacka is a recognised IP and TMT lawyer with an excellent track record representing clients in the media, entertainment and publishing industries in relation to data protection and copyright matters. Interviewees commend his "very good client service" and describe him as "very helpful and resourceful."

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Eligiusz Krześniak

Squire Patton Boggs Święcicki Krześniak sp.k.

From the Chambers Europe guide

Eligiusz Krześniak of Squire Patton Boggs Święcicki Krześniak sp.k. is particularly active in the representation of media and telecoms clients. He recently advised Inmarsat on the implementation of a mobile satellite service scheme.

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Ewa Kurowska-Tober

DLA Piper Wiater sp.k.

From the Chambers Europe guide

Ewa Kurowska-Tober of DLA Piper Wiater sp.k. has in-depth knowledge of data protection matters. Interviewees say: "Her personal skills, perfect ability to explain complicated issues, openness and communicativeness makes co-operation not only effective but also very agreeable." "She tries to understand our expectations and combine them with what is possible," another client says. She recently assisted ABB with a data protection compliance project.

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LSW Leśnodorski Ślusarek & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Maciej Ślusarek of LSW Leśnodorski Ślusarek & Partners is active in both IP and TMT law. He focuses his practice on the representation of clients in the media, entertainment and advertising sectors. He enjoys niche expertise in image protection matters and is praised by interviewees as an "excellent negotiator."

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Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

From the Chambers Europe guide

Piotr Dynowski enjoys a broad practice encompassing telecommunications and e-commerce matters. He regularly advises clients in the media and publishing industries. Sources value that "he provides very comprehensive advice," before adding that "he is ready to help at all times."

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LSW Leśnodorski Ślusarek & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Up-and-coming Maciej Kubiak of LSW Leśnodorski Ślusarek & Partners is valued by client as "always available and responsive." His expertise spans copyright, advertising and image protection matters. His clients include audio-visual production companies, events organisers and publishers.

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Dentons

From the Chambers Europe guide

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.

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Associates to watch

Dentons

From the Chambers Europe guide

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.

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Associates to watch

Wojciech Dziomdziora

Domański Zakrzewski Palinka

From the Chambers Europe guide

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