Firms To Watch: Construction

The construction team at Eversheds Sutherland Poland was bolstered by the arrival of Michal Smolny from Squire Patton Boggs Krześniak sp.k. in January 2023. The team guides clients from both the public and private sectors through the complete lifecycle of projects, from planning and procurement to financing and execution.

Construction in Poland

Clifford Chance

The construction team at Clifford Chance has notable expertise in both the contentious and non-contentious aspects of a range of construction projects, particularly those relating to roads, railways, defence, industry, and energy generation. The group is also actively involved in development and regeneration projects. Daniel Kopania leads the team and serves as a key point of contact for developers, lenders, and contractors seeking advice on their infrastructure projects. Other key members in the team include Bartosz Krużewski and Michał Drwal, who focus their practice on arbitration and litigation matters, regularly handling complex domestic and international disputes. Robert Moj is also notable, and specialises in disputes related to claims for extensions of time, additional costs, alleged defects, and termination of contracts, particularly within the infrastructure and energy spaces.

Responsables de la pratique:

Daniel Kopania

Autres avocats clés:

Bartosz Krużewski; Michał Drwal; Piotr Bogdanowicz; Robert Moj

Les références

‘I am pleased to provide this recommendation in acknowledgment of the exemplary legal services provided by the construction team at Clifford Chance over the course of our three-year professional association. Throughout this period, their support has been both beneficial and cost-effective, demonstrating a thorough understanding of the complexities inherent to construction law.’

‘Their proactive and responsive approach to safeguarding the client’s interests has been both timely and precise. Whether representing our legal stance or facilitating the negotiation and execution of contracts, their commitment to accuracy and professionalism has been unequivocal.’

‘For entities seeking legal representation that surpasses customary expectations—even for the most demanding of clients—I wholeheartedly recommend the construction team at Clifford Chance. Their devotion to their craft ensures the efficient and successful completion of all requisite legal tasks.’

Principaux clients

Baltic Hub Container Terminal sp. z o.o. (previously DCT Gdańsk sp. z o.o.)

Hyundai Engineering Co. Ltd

Colas Polska sp. z o.o.

Operator Gazociagów Przesyłowych GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.

Capital Park

Abener Energia S.A.

Dragados S.A.

ACS Group


Penisula Property

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising DCT Gdansk on the construction of a major container terminal.
  • Representing Abener Energia S.A. in three arbitrations and several litigations concerning the construction of a combined-cycle power plant in the town of Stalowa Wola.
  • Representing a group of companies from ACS Group in several litigation proceedings against PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. concerning railway construction projects.

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Posniak i Bejm sp.k.

CMS boasts a sizable construction team renowned for regularly handling both contentious and non-contentious matters related to some of Poland’s most complex investment projects on behalf of contractors, designers and investors. Clients highly commend the practice for its ‘keen focus on aligning legal strategies with specific business types and interests‘. Agata Jurek-Zbrojska heads up the team. Lidia Dziurzyńska-Leipert advises on construction projects in both the private and public procurement sectors. Michał Bork, stands out as an expert in investment law, while Piotr Stenko specialises in litigation and arbitration involving investments in the infrastructure space. Associates Aleksander Grabecki and Mateusz Jaworski are also notable.

Responsables de la pratique:

Agata Jurek-Zbrojska

Autres avocats clés:

Lidia Dziurzyńska-Leipert; Małgorzata Madej-Balcerowska; Dominik Rafałko; Anna Wiśniewska; Michał Bork; Piotr Stenko; Aleksander Grabecki; Mateusz Jaworski

Les références

‘Aleksander Grabecki and Michał Bork valued for professional approach and high level of expertise.’

‘CMS’ construction practice is known for its experience and ability to handle the most difficult and complex construction projects. They are able to present most complex issues in a simple way while maintaining a high level of legal arguments. They also know the construction market and day-to-day construction problems, so they understand clients and external consultants they work with.’

‘Mateusz Jaworski is a young but already experienced construction lawyer. I value him for his ability to think outside the box when it comes to legal construction problems. His meticulous approach, and comprehensive and detailed advice are also worth mentioning. ’

Principaux clients

Consortium of Max Bögl Polska sp. z o.o. and Max Bögl Stiftung & Co. KG

Trakcja S.A.

Lufthansa Technik and GE Aviation


Consortium of TORPOL S.A., WeBuild S.p.A. (formerly Astaldi S.p.A.), “Przedsiębiorstwo Usług Technicznych INTERCOR” sp. z o.o. and Przedsiębiorstwo Budowy Dróg i Mostów sp. z o.o.

Ocado Group

Principaux dossiers

  • Representing Trakcja in a dispute concerning the validity of two contracts for the construction of the Szczecin Metropolitan Railway, as well as advising on the performance of the associated contracts.
  • Advising Ocado Group on the negotiations of its agreement with Auchan Retail Polska regarding the design and construction of a modern warehouse dedicated to e-commerce and implementing the Ocado Smart Platform technology.
  • Representing a private investor in a series of disputes with a general contractor concerning the modernisation of an existing building in southern Poland and its conversion into a hotel to be leased by a member of a major international hotel group.


Praised for its ‘strong drive to achieve the outcomes which clients desire‘, the team at Dentons continues to stand out in the construction arena, advising private investors, public employers, contractors, designers, and contract engineers across a range of sectors, including commercial real estate, roads, and railways. The practice is helmed by duo Agnieszka Wojciechowska and Piotr Staniszewski; the former oversees the litigious side, and excels in the area of construction dispute avoidance, while the latter spearheads the non-contentious projects offering, adeptly managing construction and development projects, and regularly representing foreign investors entering the Polish real estate and construction market. Marta Cichomska and Piotr Machnikowski are also notable team members.

Responsables de la pratique:

Agnieszka Wojciechowska; Piotr Staniszewski

Autres avocats clés:

Marta Cichomska; Piotr Machnikowski

Les références

‘The team is very proactive and responsive – so I can expect that any topic I submit will be addressed quickly and adequately.’

‘The specialists I work with have excellent knowledge of the market, the sector as well as the laws within it. In addition, they are familiar with the practices used in the market, which allows me to effectively protect the interests of my company in the contracts prepared by them.’

‘In my view, the team is truly unique. Not only are they exceptional lawyers and skillful litigators, but their command of technical issues—especially those presented in cases where I was involved—is unmatched. They have also demonstrated a profound understanding of the construction and energy industry. I have not encountered another team as capable in resolving construction disputes. Moreover, they are remarkably results oriented, with a strong drive to achieve the outcomes which clients desire.’

Principaux clients

Doosan Enerbility

Doosan Lentjes

Pinggao Group

Shanghai Electric Power Construction

Constructiones Rubau

Rover Infraestructuras

Rubau Polska



Data4 Group

Heimstaden Bostad


POC Partners

TIU Canada


Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Doosan, as the EPC contractor, on a contract for engineering, procurement, construction, design and commissioning relating to a Waste to Energy plant and Peak Load Boiler House in Olsztyn.
  • Advising Data4 Group, a major European operator and investor in the data centre market, on its expansion into Poland, including assisting with acquisition of land, design and permits for the construction of a data centre.

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

The construction team at Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka sits within the firm’s infrastructure and energy practice and offers guidance on investments across various sectors, including road and rail, energy, transport, pharmaceuticals, and industrial projects. It is well versed in negotiating agreements with utility suppliers, as well as advising on supervision, construction, and EPC contracts. Contentious issues are another notable strength of the practice, working in tandem with the firm’s litigation department. Tomasz Darowski leads the construction team, specialising in infrastructure investments and related contracts, as well as frequently representing clients in related disputes. Also of note is Marcin Krakowiak, who heads up the infrastructure and energy team. Other recommended names include senior associates Kamil Pociecha and Michal Przychoda, both experienced in advising contracting authorities and involved in settling disputes over investment contracts. Counsel Beata Cieszyńska is a key point of contact for entities operating in the infrastructure, energy and defence sectors.

Responsables de la pratique:

Tomasz Darowski; Marcin Krakowiak

Autres avocats clés:

Kamil Pociecha; Beata Cieszyńska; Michal Przychoda

Les références

‘The DZP team offers a good answer to the new situations we have everyday. Good connection between different departments that allows them to find the best solution.’

‘What, in my opinion, distinguishes the practice: a broad analysis of problems, verification of various aspects, an attempt to understand the arguments of all interested entities and, based on this understanding, preparation of an optimal strategy for the client.’

‘Use the support of professional entities in order to obtain solid expert studies on specific topics (e.g. construction), which constitute the core of the law firm’s advice, supported by legal provisions in order to protect the client’s interests.’

Principaux clients

Zarząd Morskiego Portu Gdynia S.A.

Tarchomiński Zakłady Farmaceutyczny Polfa S.A.

Urbaser S.A.

Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy and the City of Kraków

JoysonQuin Automotive Systems Polska sp. z o.o.

Śląskie Voivodship

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Zarząd Morskiego Portu Gdynia S.A. on the construction of the Outer Port in Gdynia, with an estimated capital expenditure value exceeding PLN 5.5bn.
  • Advising pharmaceutical company Polfa Tarchomin on the construction of a manufacturing building in Warsaw.
  • Advising the City of Kraków on Phase IV of the Krakow Fast Tram project.

JDP Drapala & Partners

JDP Drapala & Partners has a sizeable construction team which supports some of the largest construction companies, both domestic and international, throughout all stages of their projects, advising on real estate acquisition, contract negotiation, and procurement. The practice is also active in the disputes sphere, with recent highlights including obtaining the first binding court ruling on price adjustments following increases in the cost of materials in the construction industry. Leadership of the team is shared between Przemysław Drapała and Andrzej Sokołowski; both also co-head the litigation and arbitration practice group, bringing their considerable experience as litigators to the department. Other key figures within the team include Wojciech Bazan, Ludwina Klein, Jakub Majewski and Wojciech Merkwa.

Responsables de la pratique:

Przemysław Drapała; Andrzej Sokołowski

Autres avocats clés:

Wojciech Bazan; Ludwina Klein; Jakub Majewski; Wojciech Merkwa


Les références

‘The team is highly flexible in terms of client care, approach and effectivity. They can find solutions.’

‘This is a wide team which is dealing with construction-related issues. What is remarkable, partners and associates fit perfectly both into the rest of the team, as well as understanding the client and the essence of the problem.’

Principaux clients

Warbud S.A.

Mirbud S.A.



Sinohydro Corporation Limited

Stecol Corporation

Aldesa S.A

Bowim S.A.

Max Bögl Stiftung & Co. Kg

Bilfinger SE

OHLA ŽS, a.s.

Eiffage Construction S.A.S

Elfeko S.A.

SPiE Elbud Gdańsk S.A.

Enprom Sp. z o.o.


Eurovia Polska S.A.

Webuild S.p.A.

Astaldi S.p.A.

Impresa Pizzarotti S.p.A.

Toto Costruzioni S.p.A.


Budimex S.A.

DAX Cosmetics Sp. z o.o.

LOTTE Wedel Sp. z.o.o.

Mostostal Warszawa S.A.

Metrostav a.s.

Nokia Solutions and Networks Sp. z o.o.

Siemens sp. z o.o.

Eltel Networks Energetyka S.A.

Gulermak Agir Sanayi Insaat

AB Kauno Tiltai

Mitsubishi Power Europe GmbH

Intercor Sp. z o.o.

Rafako S.A.

Unibep S.A.

Mosty – Łódź S.A.

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising a consortium of contractors – comprising Nokia Solutions and Networks sp. z o.o., FONON Sp. z o.o., SPC-2 Sp. z o.o. and Herkules Infrastruktura Sp. z o.o. – on all aspects of the development of a nationwide turnkey ERTMS/GSM-R network for the operator of the Polish Railways.
  • Advising a consortium of contractors – Przedsiębiorstwo Usług Technicznych Intercor sp. z o.o., Sinohydro Corporation Limited, Stecol Corporation – on the construction and modernisation of the Czyżew–Białystok section of the Rail Baltica railway route.
  • Representing Impresa Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A. in numerous cases filed against GDDKiA arising from four different projects, preparing and simultaneously submitting three statements of claim and representing the client in ten additional cases, as an intervening party, and in several cases against subcontractors.


Renowned for its expertise in high-value and complex work, the construction team at SSW assists clients with infrastructure projects across a range of sectors, including nuclear, power plants, roads, railways, airports, mines, and factories. It is well placed to advise on the full gamut of matters, from procurement issues and contract drafting, to the construction and commissioning phases, to claim management and dispute resolution. Practice chair Hubert Wysoczański is ‘fully engaged and absolutely on top of his brief‘ and is an expert in the field of construction contracts, regularly receiving instruction from some of the largest domestic and international corporates and public entities. Other key names within the team include Michał BagłajKatarzyna Cybulska and Mateusz Fraszka.

Responsables de la pratique:

Hubert Wysoczański

Autres avocats clés:

Katarzyna Cybulska; Michał Bagłaj; Mateusz Fraszka

Les références

‘A responsive, experienced and highly motivated team of subject matter experts who deliver high quality legal solutions.’

‘Hubert Wysoczański provided in-depth counsel to deliver critical infrastructure contracts. I found Hubert very responsive, fully engaged and absolutely on top of his brief, delivering expert legal analysis and solutions.’

‘Effective, involved, professional, helpful, client oriented, transparent.’

Principaux clients

Polish Nuclear Power Plants – Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe sp. z o.o. (PEJ)

Solidarity Transport Hub Project/ Centralny Port Komunikacyjny sp. z o.o. (CPK)

Baltic Power Sp. z o.o.

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (Baltica 2 and 3 offshore projects)

Hive Energy UK

Next Energy Capital UK (NEC)



Siemens Energy Sp. z o.o.

STOCK POLSKA SP. Z O.O. (Stock Spirits Group) and BIOTECHNIKA

PGNiG S.A. (Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo S.A.)

Pomorskie Przedsiębiorstwo Mechaniczno-Torowe Sp. z o.o. (PKP PLK Group)

PiG Architekci Sp. z o.o.

Siemens Mobility Sp z o.o.

Indigo Poland SA

Motorola Solutions Systems Polska sp. z o.o.

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Polish Nuclear Plants on the development of the a nuclear power plant in Poland.
  • Advising PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. on the development of two offshore projects in Poland: Baltica 2 and Baltica 3 (jointly 2,500MW) located in the Baltic Sea.
  • Advising Solidarity Transport Hub Project on the early stages of procurement and contracting relating to a megaproject by the Government of Poland aimed at the construction of a new airport to be located southwest of Warsaw, together with railway and road infrastructure.

WKB Lawyers

WKB Lawyers' construction team sits within the firm’s infrastructure and public procurement practice, and supports contractors and relevant authorities with the full lifecycle of their projects, from the initial planning and preparation of tenders, to award of contracts and investment execution. The team also works closely with the firm’s dispute resolution practice, advising on potential disputes and handling the gamut of contentious issues. The team is co-lead by Anna Flaga-Martynek in Warsaw, who specialises in infrastructure-related matters, and Poznan-based Marta Midloch, who is skilled in advising on key investments in the energy, renewable energy, road, and oil and gas sectors. Rafał Woźniak and Aneta Citko, who were recently promoted to managing associates, are also of note.

Responsables de la pratique:

Anna Flaga-Martynek; Marta Midloch

Autres avocats clés:

Rafał Woźniak; Aneta Citko

Les références

‘Knowledge of the laws and the legal structure in the RES field, ability to deliver exceptional result in due time, agility when working under pressure, characters anyone would like to work with.’

‘Politeness, perfect knowledge of the field, ability to adjust, ‘on time’ behavior, concrete skills.’

‘Always ready to pick up the phone , managing the case from start to end, proactive work, rounded advice not just a simple answer, deep knowledge of topics.’

Principaux clients

Tauron Wytwarzanie


Eurowind Energy Sp. z o.o

Miejskie Wodociągi i Kanalizacja W Bydgoszczy sp. z o.o.

Chemwik sp. z o.o.

Neo Investments

European Energy


Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Miejskie Wodociągi i Kanalizacja w Bydgoszczy sp. z o. o. on the EU-funded Smart Management System for water and sewage facilities.
  • Assisting Afcon Renewable Energy with a contract for the simultaneous construction of two solar power plants.
  • Advising ENWIND sp. z o. o. the construction of Wind Farm Głuchów II, which consists of ten wind turbine generators.

act BSWW legal & tax

act BSWW legal & tax's construction practice provides support to domestic and international corporates, investors, real estate developers, contractors, and public entities with various projects across a range of sectors, including commercial, residential, warehousing, and infrastructure. The team is also well versed in advising on public procurement procedures and expertly handles construction litigation. Managing partners Marek Wojnar and Michał Wielhorski  co-head the team. Katarzyna Marzec and Michał Sołtyszewski are also notable.

Responsables de la pratique:

Marek Wojnar; Michał Wielhorski

Autres avocats clés:

Katarzyna Marzec; Michał Sołtyszewski

Les références

‘The multidisciplinary nature of the team ensures a full service. A broad look at the projects being examined is what I value the most.’

‘Michał Wielhorski is a practitioner who, in addition to expert legal knowledge, has a number of competences allowing him to analyse cases comprehensively, both from the legal and business perspective.’

‘What potential clients should know about BSWW’s team is its exceptional combination of legal expertise, industry knowledge, and a client-centric approach. The firm boasts a diverse team of seasoned professionals, each specialising in various practice areas, ensuring clients can access a wide range of legal expertise under one roof.’

Principaux clients


Adventum Group


National Institute of Museology and Collections Protection NIMOZ (NIMOZ)

Buma Group

YIT Development

ECC Real Estate

Uno Capital

MJM 11 Sp. z o.o.


Profit Development S.A.

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Globalworth on several dozen construction works agreements, preparation of design documentation, investment project supervision and technical supervision.
  • Advising Adventum Group on the acquisition of eight buildings in Poland.
  • Advising the National Institute of Museology and Collections Protection NIMOZ on the implementation of an investment under which a regional warehouse for museum institutions from Mazovia will be built.

DLA Piper Giziński Kycia sp.k.

Praised by a client for its ‘deep understanding of the industry‘, and ability to ‘handle complex, multi-layered cases, always focusing on business-oriented solutions‘, the construction team at DLA Piper Giziński Kycia sp.k. handles a spectrum of matters related to the railway and road, port, infrastructure, airport, and energy sectors. It regularly advises on procurement methods, management agreements, and construction contracts, in addition to representing clients in disputes. The team is jointly led by Adriana Mierzwa-Bronikowska, who oversees the projects side, and Krzysztof Kycia, who steers the litigation and regulatory offering.

Responsables de la pratique:

Adriana Mierzwa-Bronikowska; Krzysztof Kycia

Autres avocats clés:

Szymon Sakowski; Piotr Gałązka; Piotr Olkowski; Anna Kopania

Les références

‘DLA has a multi-disciplinary team which enables them to answer in a timely manner all our concerns.’

‘The whole team is exceptionally responsive and flexible at all times, not to mention extremely skilled and professional.’

‘It’s amazing how individual people stand out from the team, not suppressing the team while at it. Super focused on the issue, driven and very goal oriented.’

Principaux clients

Panattoni Europe


Elite Partners Capital

Mott MacDonald



Trakcja (COMSA group)

BaltCap / IZIM




The Ministry of Funds and Regional Development


Hyundai Engineering

Van Oord

Ministry of Climate and Environment

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Gulermak, European Investment Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, PPP Solutions and Pekao S.A., Polish Development Fund on the construction of a new tram line with a total length of 4.5 km in the City of Krakow.
  • Advising a consortium consisting of DEME and QTerminals on the development of a new Deepwater Container Terminal in Swinoujscie.
  • Advising on various aspects of the Solidarity Transport Hub project.

DWF Poland Jamka Sp.k

DWF Poland Jamka Sp.k‘s construction practice stands as a go-to advisor for contractors, subcontractors, financial institutions, designers, contract engineers, and service providers. It advises on matters related to road construction, railways, office buildings, and industrial facilities, in addition to being adept at advising on public procurement and projects within the energy sector, encompassing investments in gas, oil, and renewables. Jointly leading the group are Joanna Wojnarowska and Maciej Antoniak; the former, who also serves as the firm’s deputy global head of real estate, excels in advising on real estate and construction transactions and investments, while the latter, who heads up the infrastructure practice, brings experience in matters related to both greenfield and brownfield investments to his role. Also of note are Maciej Jamka and Dominika Jędrzejczyk.

Responsables de la pratique:

Joanna Wojnarowska; Maciej Antoniak

Autres avocats clés:

Maciej Jamka; Dominika Jędrzejczyk; Łukasz Gembiś; Patrycja Treder

Les références

‘The strength of the DWF team is their knowledge and practical experience in legal services for complex investments in energy, both conventional and renewable.’

‘The team is unique based on its combination of all necessary competences and experience in managing complex investment projects with a dedicated approach to client needs. Communication and cooperation is on the highest level but also their understanding of the client’s business model is critical and allows the team to react properly and in advance to all issues related to the execution and construction of complex projects.’

‘Maciej Antoniak – team leader, great communication skills, very business oriented and open-minded to different and necessary solutions, very flexible with huge experience in complex construction projects.’

Principaux clients

WBV Weisenburger Bau + Verwaltung GmbH

Karimpol Group

Zeitgeist Asset Management

TFG Asset Management

Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe Sp. z o.o.

Dobra Energia dla Olsztyna

Veolia Energia Polska S.A. and other Veolia companies in Poland

CCGT Ostrołęka / Elektrownia Ostrołęka

Unibep S.A.


Vias y Construcciones S.A.

Orange Polska & its subsidiary TP Teltech

Mostostal Warszawa S.A.

AZD Praha sro

Reesco Retail Sp. z o.o.

Przedsiębiorstwo Usług Technicznych Intercor Sp. z o.o.

Polaqua Sp z o.o.

Construcciones Rubau S.A., Rubau Polska sp. z o.o.

IWG plc (formerly Regus)

Grupa Azoty Zakłady Chemiczne “Police”

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Karimpol Group on development, tax, and financing matters related to the construction of the Skyliner 1 and Skyliner 2 buildings.
  • Advising Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe sp. z o.o. on the construction of a Polish nuclear power plant.
  • Advising Unibep S.A. on a construction project for the Academy of Music campus in Bydgoszcz, valued at approximately PLN480m.

Cherka & Partners

The ‘very professional‘ group at Cherka & Partners handles all administrative proceedings related to construction investments. Residential projects form the core of the firm’s workload, with the group frequently guiding its clients through permitting processes, including environmental and heritage protection issues. The practice is led by a trio comprising Maksymilian Cherka, who is described by one client as ‘the best specialist in construction law’; Katarzyna Mitelsztedt-Hakenberg, who ‘has extensive knowledge of both administrative law regulating the investment process and civil law relating to real estate‘; and Andrzej Zych, who is an expert on matters concerning the compliance of construction designs.

Responsables de la pratique:

Maksymilian Cherka; Katarzyna Mitelsztedt-Hakenberg; Andrzej Zych

Les références

‘The team constantly surprises me (and inspires admiration) with their creativity in solving complex problems during the investment and construction process. I don’t know where they get such original ideas. It seems to me that their academic background on the one hand, and their experience gained from working on a huge number of the largest and most complex investment projects on the other, are extremely helpful here.’

‘I must emphasise that the high level is demonstrated not only by partners, but also by other lawyers. This distinguishes the firm from other law firms I have dealt with, where there is a clear difference in the quality of legal advice between partners and other lawyers. Their knowledge of technical nuances is also surprising. This team is simply unique on the market.’

‘Katarzyna Mitelsztedt-Hakenberg is a very rare example of extraordinary versatility. In the era of increasing specialisation, she has extensive knowledge of both administrative law regulating the investment process and civil law relating to real estate. She is excellent at both, for example negotiating construction contracts and the procedure for obtaining a building permit. This combination is extremely rare on the market.’

Principaux clients

Capital Park Group

Skanska Property Poland

Skanska Residential Poland

Matexi Poland

Novisa Development

Puro Hotels



Retail Provider


Panattoni Europe

AFI Europe Poland

Home Invest

Twarda 7

Echo Investment

BBI Development

Atenor Poland


Dom Development

Yareal Polska

BPI Group

Griffin Real Estate

Portico Development

Gosk Development

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Matexi Polska on a project relating to a new multifunctional complex.
  • Advised Panattoni Europe on obtaining two building permits.
  • Advising Capital Park on a new residential investment in the City of Gdańsk.

DLP Duch Lisicki & Partners

Maciej Duch, Artur Lisicki and Piotr Kośla jointly lead the construction team at boutique firm DLP Duch Lisicki & Partners. Leveraging the firm’s multidisciplinary approach, they provide advice on crucial issues arising from construction and real estate projects, encompassing corporate matters, project structuring, financing, and tax considerations. The practice is also well versed in handling administrative proceedings, including obtaining building permits and planning property developments. The firm's portfolio covers all asset classes, ranging from industrial and retail, to office and residential.

Responsables de la pratique:

Maciej Duch; Artur Lisicki; Piotr Kośla

Autres avocats clés:

Aleksander Duma

Les références

‘DLP Duch, Lisicki & Partners is a highly experienced and trustworthy team that understands the market, its dynamics and contributes to market standards. They are client and business oriented, always responsive, and very hard working, so that all the processes and projects which we handle together with them are running smoothly and effectively.’

‘They have a holistic approach based on an understanding of our business and advise comprehensively, not only on real estate, but also on construction, corporate and tax issues. For me, they are the go-to law firm giving comfort that all aspects of the deal or issue are taken care of, and the advice given is clear and very to-the-point.’

‘The combination of legal expertise coupled with the right commercial understanding and development of goal-oriented negotiation strategies makes the cooperation so extremely valuable.’

Principaux clients

Pekabex Group

Skanska Residential

Echo Investment

Equilis Poland

Grupo Lar


Trilux Group

Origami / 4 Friends

IMMO Mousquetaires

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisted 7R S.A. with the drafting, negotiation and implementation of a development management agreement with Logistic Property Investment sp. z o.o. and a general construction contract with BREMER Sp. z o.o.
  • Advised 7R S.A. on all aspects of the negotiation and implementation of its Lublin East project.
  • Assisted VBH Polska with the drafting and negotiation of a general construction works contract for the construction of a warehouse building with social facilities and office premises.

JLSW Janaszczyk Lis & Wspólnicy

The construction practice at JLSW Janaszczyk Lis & Wspólnicy stands out as a key destination for contractors, engineering companies and architects seeking guidance on a range of investment projects, including residential, commercial, infrastructure, green energy and sustainable construction. Public procurement issues and contentious mandates are both strengths of the team, which often represents its clients in FIDIC-based contract disputes, as well as those relating to the extension of time, construction defects, and contractual penalties. Poznań-based Marcin Lis co-leads the group with Tomasz Janaszczyk in Warsaw. Olga Stiefel-Brzezinska is also an active team member.

Responsables de la pratique:

Marcin Lis; Tomasz Janaszczyk

Autres avocats clés:

Olga Stiefel-Brzezinska

Les références

‘I have known Tomasz Janaszczyk for almost 20 years – these are all years of professional cooperation, in which so many different events have happened, and each time the law firm has been able to select the right, competent and careful people focused on the goal, and on a pragmatic solution to the problem.’

‘When you cooperate with this legal practice you may be 100% sure that there are a lot of people among the legal team who can provide you with their individual knowledge and experience in different legal areas. You can outsource any legal case and you can be sure that it will be served by a specialist from a given field.’

‘What makes the individuals I work with stand out is the extensive knowledge and experience, handling the case at the highest possible level.’

Principaux clients

Schlosser Sp. z o.o.

Novum Plus Sp. z o.o.

ELD Polska Sp. z o.o.

Poznan University of Technology

Von der Heyden Group

Schlosser Heiztechnik Gruppe Polska Sp. z o.o. sp.k

Firma Promar Sp. z o.o. SPK

Energy Group B.V.

Multichem Sp. z o.o.

Karlik Energy

MG Green Energy Sp. z o.o.

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising the Malta-based European investment and development group Von der Heyden on the Andersia Silver project in Poznań.
  • Assisting housing developer Novum Plus Sp. z o.o. with the expansion of its portfolio, including handling site acquisitions, administrative permits, disputes, contract negotiations and other key aspects of development projects.
  • Advising the University of Technology in Poznan on the drafting of a public procurement design and build contract for the construction of an office building.

Kochanski & Partners

Kochanski & Partners excels in an array of construction investment areas, and has notably advised on the construction of seaports, offshore sea cables, gas pipelines, airports, railways, greenfield projects, and manufacturing plants. The team advises on obtaining public aid, establishing contractual structures, developing and negotiating contracts, and obtaining permits. The practice is led by Paweł Cholewiński and Wojciech Wrochna.

Responsables de la pratique:

Paweł Cholewiński; Wojciech Wrochna

Les références

‘The firm and the construction practice is truly engaged in the investment process. They offer exceptional navigation through the process.’

‘In my opinion, the key to the success of Kochanski & Partners is an exceptional understanding of the needs of its clients. And of course, their competitive advantage is broad knowledge and high level of professional experience.’

‘We appreciate the professionalism we have experienced at every stage of task implementation. When starting cooperation, it was very important for us to be open to a wide range of legal topics. Our company operates on several levels of business activity and we often expect substantive support in areas that are often beyond the reach of ordinary law firms. This practice is ready to tackle these complex topics while listening to our needs.’

Principaux clients

Gaz System S.A. (Baltic Pipe)

Polish Airports (PPL)

Newcold (Westport Capital)

PKP Linia Hutnicza Szerokotorowa

RG Inżynieria

Northvolt Systems Poland

Erca Wilmar Cosmetic Ingredients

CEE Equity Partners Ltd.

Polish Nuclear Power Plants (Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe)

Air Products (a world-leading industrial gas company)


The Polish Security Printing Works Agency (Polska Wytwórnia Papierów Wartościowych S.A.)

The Polish Electricity Transmission System Operator (Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne S.A)


Havi Logistics



Oxenwood Real Estate (UK)

Equiniti Group PLC

Dom Development S.A.

Orange Poland

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising the Polish Gas Transmission Operator on the Baltic Piper Project.
  • Advising NORTHVOLT on an investment involving the construction of a hall for the production of battery modules and energy storage and the construction of a research and development centre to develop new products, technologies and production processes in the same areas.
  • Advising Polish Nuclear Power Plants on the construction of a nuclear power plant.


The construction practice at Linklaters sits within the firm’s real estate, energy, and infrastructure group, offering assistance to clients across the entire spectrum of investments in the logistics, road, and energy infrastructure sectors. The team excels in matters related to the preparation of contractual structures, drafting and negotiating development contracts, as well as handling related permitting and zoning issues. The practice is led by real estate experts Janusz Dzianachowski and Artur Kulawski, and Patryk Figiel, who specialises in energy and infrastructure matters.

Responsables de la pratique:

Artur Kulawski; Janusz Dzianachowski; Patryk Figiel

Autres avocats clés:

Monika Lerka; Tomasz Trystuła

Les références

‘Wide experience, great understanding of the market and its rules.’

‘I’ve been cooperating with Monika Lerka for a few years. She understands my business goals, is very professional, personally involved in the transaction.’

‘Very experienced team with practical approach. Good commitment.’

Principaux clients


AEW Europe

CBRE Investment Management

Echo Investment




Patron Capital Advisers

Pomerania Wind Farm

REINO Partners

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Patron Capital on its joint venture with 7R S.A. to develop a logistics warehouse in Goleniów.
  • Advised PAD RES, a Polish renewable energy developer, on various issues relating to the construction of a solar park project in Genowefa, with a total capacity of 35MW.
  • Advised Pomerania Wind Farm sp. z o.o. on the legal aspects of the development process of a major onshore wind farm in Poland.

Olesinski & Wspolnicy

The construction practice at Olesinski & Wspolnicy provides clients with support across the entire lifecycle of construction projects, boasting expertise in a range of sectors including industrial, warehouse, residential, commercial, and public utility real estate. The team is jointly led by Filip Mroczkowski, who serves as a key point of contact for multinational corporates expanding their investments in Poland; Maciej Krol, who excels at supporting investors, contractors, and designers, and real estate and environmental law expert Olga Płoucha.

Responsables de la pratique:

Filip Mroczkowski; Maciej Krol; Olga Płoucha

Autres avocats clés:

Joanna Lentka-Wróbel; Samanta Osowska

Les références

‘The law firm has a deep understanding of all matters around construction. Our clients are always very satisfied with the results achieved and also with the good relationship created with their team. OW is an excellent option for construction-related projects. =’

‘From my experience, Filip Mroczkowski and Samanta Osowska re both very professional lawyers. Aside from their strong background advising clients in construction and real estate matters, both of them are always available and easy to reach, and they provide business-oriented answers which are truly useful for our clients.’

‘Competence, effectiveness, efficiency, flexible and individual approach, adaptation to the client’s needs, an extensive team that is always ready to help. Clear communication.’

Principaux clients

Umicore Poland Sp. z o.o. [LCC]

Whirlpool Company Polska Sp. z o.o. [LCC] (Group of Companies)

Viessmann Technika Grzewcza sp. z o.o. [LCC]

Cavatina Holding SA [INC]

Toshiba Carrier Air-Conditioning Europe Sp. z o. o. [LCC]

Atlas Ward Polska Sp. z o.o. [LCC]

Vantage Development SA [INC] (Group of Companies)

KiK Textil sp. z o.o. [LCC]

Cooper Standard Holdings INC

UBM Development Sp. z o.o. (Group of Companies)

Lokum Deweloper S.A. [INC]

Tristone Flowtech Poland Sp. z o.o. [LCC]

Cooper Standard Polska Sp. z o.o. [LCC]



PM Group Polska Sp. z o.o. [LCC]

Metroplan Polska Sp. z o.o. [LCC]

GKN Driveline Sp. z o.o. [LCC]

M.B.B. Logistics Sp. z o.o. [LCC]

Sika Automotive Zlotoryja Sp. z o.o.[LCC]

ICB PHARMA Tomasz Świętosławski, Paweł Świętosławski sp.j.

Angel Poland Group Sp. z o.o. (Group of Companies)

Vita Polymers Poland Sp. z o.o. [LCC]

Develia SA [INC]

AKS Precision Ball Polska Sp. z o.o [LCC]

GEA Tuchenhagen Polska Sp. z o.o. [LCC]

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Viessmann on an investment into a production facility in Europe with a value in excess of €200m.
  • Advising Umicore Poland on an expansion of a factory producing cathode materials for electric car batteries in Nysa with a value in excess of €130m.
  • Advising HiProMine Sp. z o. o. on the location of a new plant.


The team at Penteris ‘always provides the best business and legal services‘ in relation to construction matters ranging across the infrastructure, industrial, office, retail, and residential sectors. It is well versed at advising on the full lifecycle of projects, from due diligence, acquisition of land and zoning matters, to environmental and administrative issues. ‘ExceptionalPrzemysław Kastyak helms the practice, and is adept at assisting with transactional mandates, as well handling dispute resolution matters related to construction and real estate. Other key names to note include Agnieszka Koniewicz, Andrzej Tokaj and Sebastian Janicki.

Responsables de la pratique:

Przemysław Kastyak

Autres avocats clés:

Agnieszka Koniewicz; Andrzej Tokaj; Sebastian Janicki; Marta Mizerska; Aleksandra Oleszyńska

Les références

‘The lawyers at Penteris get the job done and are experienced, skilled, and trustworthy. Brilliant in construction and real estate. Their team has skills and capabilities that range across many sectors, which is ideal for our business, and it always provides the best business and legal services.’

‘We continue to choose Penteris for our projects because we have great faith in what they do.’

‘Przemysław Kastyak stands out as an exceptional individual who effortlessly combines his remarkable personal qualities with impressive technical prowess as a lawyer. His expertise shines brightest in the intricate realms of construction and real estate, where his unwavering diligence, lightning-fast responsiveness, and willingness to go above and beyond truly set him apart. Przemysław is the embodiment of excellence, demonstrating competence across every facet of the investment process.’

Principaux clients


Immobel Poland

6B47 Poland

Octava Property Trust (Elliott Associates Group)

RIDA Development Corporation

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Immobel on the development of the northern tip of Granary Island in Gdańsk, including office and residential space, and a hotel.
  • Advised 6B47 on the construction of a large residential building in Wrocław.
  • Advised an SPV owned by Akron Group on the acquisition of an industrial portfolio of production facilities in Poland, Germany and Hungary from Gala Group.

Rö Radwan-Röhrenschef Petruczenko

Rö Radwan-Röhrenschef Petruczenko‘s core focus lies in handling construction-related disputes, with the team regularly representing clients in litigation, arbitration and mediation proceedings. The client roster includes domestic and international corporates spanning the railway, energy, civil engineering, design, and technology sectors. Leading the team are Sylwia Zielezińska, Marcin Radwan-Röhrenschef and Katarzyna Petruczenko, with support from Marina Skarbek-Kozietulska, another key team member who specialises in real estate and construction management and litigation.

Responsables de la pratique:

Marcin Radwan-Röhrenschef; Katarzyna Petruczenko; Sylwia Zielezińska

Autres avocats clés:

Marina Skarbek-Kozietulska

Les références

‘Their legal expertise and guidance in this specific field of construction agreements were invaluable during this challenging situation of an ongoing conflict with the developer who hired our services. They navigated the complexities of the construction agreement with precision, ultimately leading to a favorable resolution for our company.’

‘I had the privilege of working closely with Sylwia Zielezińska – her exceptional legal expertise in the field of construction, dedication, and unwavering commitment to our case truly stood out. Her deep knowledge of construction law and her ability to find innovative solutions to our complex issues were instrumental in achieving a favorable outcome.’

‘What sets Sylwia Zielezińska apart are her exceptional communication skills and her talent for simplifying complex legal matters, making them comprehensible to us as clients. Her professionalism, attention to detail, and tireless work ethic made a significant difference throughout the process.’

Principaux clients

Mostostal Warszawa/Acciona Construccion S.A.

Erbud International sp. z o.o.

Block AS

Ryvu Therapeutics S.A.

Europejski Property sp. z o.o.

Consprise sp. z o.o. sp.k.

Erbud S.A.

Principaux dossiers

  • Representing Ryvu Therapeutics S.A. in a dispute under a construction contract based on FIDIC rules with a general contractor.
  • Representing Erbud International in a dispute that arose over the construction of a Community Health Centre in Siechnice.
  • Advising Mostostal Warszawa/Acciona Construccion S.A. on the construction of the S-19 expressway.

SMM Legal

The construction team at SMM Legal offers guidance to investors, energy companies, and public entities on sale and acquisition transactions, permitting issues, contract negotiations, and zoning procedures. The team comprises lawyers from the real estate, public procurement, and corporate groups, enabling it to provide multidisciplinary advice on all relevant aspects. The practice is jointly led by Aleksander Czech and Aldona Górska, both of whom are based in Poznań.

Responsables de la pratique:

Aleksander Czech; Aldona Górska

Autres avocats clés:

Monika Adamczak

Les références

‘The team members are characterised by an interdisciplinary approach to the legal assistance provided. It successfully combines legal security with, at the same time, ensuring a business approach to a number of aspects related to the implementation of non-standard investments.’

‘The strength of the SMM Legal team is the ability to solve legal problems related to the implementation of a specific type of investment by public institutions.’

Principaux clients

Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie sp. z o.o.

Narodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju

Teatr Muzyczny w Poznaniu

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisted TYSAND Sp. j. J KRAWCZYKIEWICZ J SOWIŃSKI with its participation in a procedure for the award of a contract relating to the construction of a building for the Academic Centre for Underwater Technologies.
  • Advised Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie sp. z o. o. on obtaining EU financing and the implementation of a construction investment for the design and construction of a new seat for the Philharmonic Hall.
  • Assisted Teatr Muzyczny w Poznaniu with the drafting of documentation for a tender relating to the construction of a new seat for the Musical Theatre in Poznań, and provided further support to the contracting authority throughout the procedure.

Wardynski & Partners

The construction team at Wardynski & Partners is well versed at advising on investment projects in the warehouse, industrial, office, retail and residential sectors. Clients commend its wide-ranging expertise, noting that the practice is ‘able to cover any stage of the investment, from zoning, through permitting up to construction and fitting-out process‘. The practice is chaired by a duo comprising Michał Gliński and Michał Wons, who also lead the real estate team. Other key team members include associates Sylwia Moreu-Żak and Jakub Baranowski.

Responsables de la pratique:

Michał Gliński; Michał Wons

Autres avocats clés:

Sylwia Moreu-Żak; Jakub Baranowski

Les références

‘The real estate team supported my firm in a difficult construction project that due to mismanagement and cost increases was bringing significant losses. The team is very experienced in handling both construction and real estate projects.’

‘Michał Gliński provided very high quality services. I would in particular emphasise his impressive responsiveness. He is available to support his client at any time. We were also impressed by his knowledge of construction processes and best practices in this field. He clearly has significant experience in handling projects like this.’

‘The entire construction team with at Wardynski possesses extensive construction knowledge and they are experts in related fields such as development of warehouse, industrial and office facilities.’

Principaux clients

Telecom Infrastructure Partners

DUS Poland sp. z o.o. (Private Investment Fund)

Barata & Ramilo, S.A. (Parfois)

MVGM Property Poland sp. z o.o.

Ingka Centres Polska (IKEA group)

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised SK Nexilis Poland on analysing the legal status, drawing up and signing transaction documentation relating to a property located in Stalowa Wola for the construction of a fully ecological copper foil factory for electric car batteries.
  • Advising Ingka Centres Polska on a disinvestment, comprising full legal support of the sale of a retail park located in northern Poland to Frey, a French-based investment fund.
  • Advised RT Holding on the process of reviewing the legal status of real estate located at ul. Karolkowa in Warsaw.

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

Ideally situated within the firm's globally-integrated network, the construction team at White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k. is well equipped to advise on regulatory compliance, contracts, and construction financing matters across the commercial, energy, infrastructure, and transportation sectors. Contentious mandates are another strength of the team, and it is regularly involved in high-profile and complex negotiations, mediations, arbitrations and litigations. The client roster includes some of largest international investors, developers, and commercial property owners in the market. Key names to note include Maciej Zalewski, head of the real estate practice; seasoned arbitrators and litigators Michał Subocz and Jakub Wołkowicz; and debt finance expert Grzegorz Abram.

Responsables de la pratique:

Maciej Zalewski; Michał Subocz; Jakub Wołkowicz; Grzegorz Abram

Principaux clients

Acciona Construcción S.A.

Develia S.A.

mBank S.A.

Mostostal Power Development sp. z o.o.

Mostostal Warszawa S.A.

Spravia sp. z o.o. (formerly: Budimex Nieruchomości sp. z o.o.)

The CTP Group

Towarzystwo Finansowe Silesia (TF Silesia)

Waseca, Newbridge Włocławek and Newbridge Namysłów

WeBuild S.p.A., Jan De Nul N.V., Sacyr S.A., Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A.

Principaux dossiers

  • Representing a consortium consisting of Sacyr, S.A., WeBuild S.p.A. and Jan De Nul N.V. in a dispute with the Panama Canal Authority in connection with the expansion of the Panama Canal at a cost of $5.5bn.
  • Advising Towarzystwo Finansowe Silesia on signing a preliminary agreement with Centralny Port Komunikacyjny concerning the sale of a package of the shares held by the client in Torpol, a railroad infrastructure contractor listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
  • Advising mBank S.A., acting as the arranger, on the establishment of bonds issue programs for the following blue-chip construction companies: (i) Develia S.A., (ii) Archicom S.A. and (iii) Marvipol Development S.A., and subsequent bonds issuances under each of the updated programs.