Firms To Watch: Real estate

Norton Rose Fulbright's real estate team, led by Magdalena Zienkiewicz, serves as a key resource for developers seeking advice on warehouse and industrial facilities, particularly in terms of acquisition, sale and development.
Konieczny, Wierzbicki Kancelaria Radców Prawnych sp.p.'s real estate practice is led by Marcin Wierzbicki and Łukasz Łanoszka, both of whom advise on residential and commercial projects, serving as a key point of contact for domestic and international corporates planning investments in Poland.
Porwisz and Partners, under the leadership of Roman Porwisz and Lucyna Dygas, provides guidance to international and domestic developers, construction companies, and private investors across a spectrum of real estate investment matters.

Real estate in Poland

Allen & Overy, A. Pedzich sp. k.

Acting on its own, as well as providing ‘access to a vast global network of legal professionals and resources’, Allen & Overy, A. Pedzich sp. k.‘s team is instructed by some of the most prominent real estate developers and investment funds, advising on transactions across all asset classes. Recently, the team has been active in advising on matters including acquisitions and joint ventures related to commercial real estate, as well as engaging in development, construction and leasing projects. Praised by a client for his ‘comprehensive and insightful legal advice’, Michał Matera leads the team and is a key contact for clients involved in various issues related to commercial real estate. Other key team members include Piotr Przybylski, an expert in the industrial and office sectors who frequently assists international players entering the Polish market, and Małgorzata Jastrzębska, who is praised for her ‘high dedication'.

Responsables de la pratique:

Michał Matera


Autres avocats clés:

Piotr Przybylski; Małgorzata Jastrzębska; Katarzyna Fus-Starzec


Les références

‘Being active in transactions in industrial properties, I highly value the very strong engagement of the real estate team at A&O. The team offers exceptional quality, high dedication, full team accessibility and open communication. The team is unique in delivering the service on time and able to manage some processes speeding up the deal’.

‘Michał Matera – strategic advice.’

‘Małgorzata Jastrzębska – high dedication to the service and efficient process management.’

Principaux clients

Blackbrook Capital


M7 Real Estate Poland


Echo Investment


Skanska Property Poland


Solida Capital and 1 Asset Management


365.invest


FLE


Allianz Capital Partners


AIP Management


Norges Bank Investment Management


Bank Pekao S.A.


Europi Property Group


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Blackbrook Capital, a European independent real estate investment firm, on the acquisition and development of a 45,000 square metre Class A logistics facility in Western Poland.
  • Advised Echo Investment on the sale of three office buildings, which are part of its mixed-use Fuzja revitalisation project in Łódź, to the German investment fund KGAL Group for approximately €56m.
  • Advised Solida Capital and 1 Asset Management on a new purpose-built student accommodation project in Warsaw which will involve building approximately 350 units of modern PBSA for students and young professionals.

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

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Posniak i Bejm sp.k. stands out as a primary choice for insurance companies, pension and private equity funds, and commercial and residential developers seeking advice throughout the entire project lifecycle, from development to sale. The 'exceptional' team also boasts a German desk, allowing it to also assist German clients expanding their investments into Poland; this is overseen by Lidia Dziurzyńska-Leipert. In addition to its transactional prowess, the team is well versed in sustainability matters, providing guidance on the ESG aspects of real estate investments. At the helm of this sizeable team is Agata Jurek-Zbrojska, whose expertise extends to both office and commercial real estate, with a particular focus on residential properties. Other key team members include Michał Mieciński, an expert in M&A and joint ventures with a real estate component, and Dominik Rafałko.

Responsables de la pratique:

Agata Jurek-Zbrojska


Autres avocats clés:

Lidia Dziurzyńska-Leipert;  Małgorzata Madej-Balcerowska; Dominik Rafałko; Michał Mieciński; Michał Bork; Anna Wiśniewska; Paweł Śliwka


Les références

‘The depth of expertise within the CMS team is truly exceptional. Each member brings an impressive blend of legal knowledge, business approach and a genuine passion for serving clients. It’s a rare blend of professionalism and approachability that sets this practice apart.’

‘One of the key strengths lies in the team’s collaborative spirit. CMS’ holistic approach to client service sets them apart. It’s not just about legal expertise, but also about understanding the broader context in which CMS clients operate. This depth of understanding empowers the CMS team to deliver solutions that are not only legally sound but also strategically accurate.’

‘Outstanding client representation in the negotiations by Dominik Rafałko and his team.’

Principaux clients

Allianz Real Estate


Panattoni Europe


AFI Europe


Trigea Real Estate Fund


BIG Shopping Centers


MNK Partners


White Stone Development


Xior Sudent Housing


Principaux dossiers


  • Advising Trigea Real Estate on the acquisition of two office buildings in Poland: My Place II in Warsaw and MidPoint 71 in Wrocław.
  • Advising Allianz Real Estate on the acquisition of five Grade A sustainable logistics assets, as part of the European Ceres portfolio, from DHL.
  • Advising Panattoni on the sale of a fully-leased Silesia East logistics park in Sosnowiec.

Dentons

Dentons stands out as a firm of choice in the real estate arena, impressing with comprehensive advice across diverse property types, encompassing office buildings, warehouses, residential properties, and PRS. The firm caters to both local and international institutional real estate investors, private equity funds, developers, and asset managers. Leading this group is the ‘very commercial and pragmatic’ Piotr Szafarz, an expert in joint venture structures who also lends his skill to some of the largest retail asset acquisitions in Poland and the wider CEE region. Other key figures include Bartłomiej Kordeczka, the ‘best in class lawyer’ who covers all asset categories, advising on the structure of transactions, including the acquisition and sale of buildings, sites and development projects, and Monika Sitowicz, a specialist in commercial property sector investments. Martyna Racz-Suchocka and Magdalena Szwarc-Brożyna come highly recommended for their capacities in cross-border transactions. Agata Koczorowska, who has ‘exceptional contract negotiation and drafting skills’, joined the team from DLA Piper in September 2022. Jacek Jezierski is also noted.

Responsables de la pratique:

Piotr Szafarz; Bartłomiej Kordeczka; Monika Sitowicz


Autres avocats clés:

Martyna Racz-Suchocka; Magdalena Szwarc-Brożyna; Agata Koczorowska; Jacek Jezierski


Les références

‘Dentons is one of, if not the only, firm that has a number of outstanding lawyers on its roster who surpass the competition with their commitment, loyalty, proactive approach and business focus. All of this is backed by a wealth of legal knowledge. Dentons always seeks the most favorable solutions for its clients, and is motivated by great transparency, equality, fairness.’

‘Martyna Racz-Suchocka is an amazing example of the new generation of lawyers who, using excellent legal knowledge backed by countless experiences in practice, provide their clients with the best legal solutions. In terms of real estate expertise, Martyna is a highly regarded lawyer. Loyal to clients and understanding of their needs, highly moral, creative with very extensive experience which guarantees security for her clients. If there is an issue to resolve she acts very quickly and efficiently providing effective legal solutions.’

‘Bartłomiej Kordeczka is the best of the best. He has a vast legal knowledge acquired through many years of legal practice, backed up by countless transactions and cooperations with clients. He heads the largest and best law firm in Poland. He is involved in most of the transactions and supports clients and colleagues with his knowledge, practice and experience. Enthusiastic, open-minded and proactive.’

Principaux clients

Skanska Property Poland


Develia


Cavatina Holding


EQT Exeter


Investika


JWG Invest


Palmira Capital Partners


Crossbay


EPP


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Skanska Property Poland on an office investment in Central and Eastern Europe, worth €285m, and on the sale of the Generation Park Y office building to Hansainvest Real Assets.
  • Advising G City Europe on multiple transactions involving retail assets from the client’s portfolio, including in relation to Atrium Molo convenience shopping centre, Kaufland Płock shopping centre, Atrium Mosty shopping mall, Atrium Płock local shopping centre and Atrium Copernicus shopping centre.
  • Advised Heimstaden Bostad on a series of acquisitions of PRS projects, as well as forward purchase and forward funding transactions involving the Unique Tower, Moko Botanika and Studio Okęcie projects in Warsaw, and the Orlińskiego Enklawa 15 project in Krakow.

DLA Piper Giziński Kycia sp.k.

Operating as an integrated part of the international network, DLA Piper Giziński Kycia sp.k. supports corporates across all segments of the commercial real estate market, including the office, retail, logistics, industrial, and residential spaces. The team’s expertise is particularly sought after in the thriving Polish warehousing market, where it leverages strong relationships with major corporations such as DHL and Pannatoni, delivering complex cross-border advice. Leading the team is Michał Pietuszko, a key contact for commercial real estate projects, and he is supported by Jacek Giziński, who utilises his M&A capabilities to negotiate share and asset deals and offer guidance on various issues related to the commercialisation of real estate properties. Agnieszka Lehwark is another notable figure, serving as a key contact for clients in the logistics sector. Sylwia Czerwik, acclaimed for her ‘great knowledge of the market’, brings experience in developing optimal purchase structures and securing collateral within the realm of real estate transactions.

Responsables de la pratique:

Michał Pietuszko


Autres avocats clés:

Jacek Giziński; Agnieszka Lehwark; Anna Bodzioch; Justyna Bartnik; Mirosław Całka; Sylwia Czerwik; Milena Nerwińska; Karolina Mądrzycka


 


 


Les références

‘Wide team of specialists with broad experience, always ready to help and advise. Business-oriented.’

‘Michał Pietuszko – never loses spirit and can find a solution in complex issues, which makes clients feel safe.’

‘Very qualified, business oriented yet friendly and transparent, both the team as a whole, and each and every individual.’

Principaux clients

Panattoni Europe


Brookfield Asset Management


DHL Exel Supply Chain


BNY Mellon (Poland)


Albaluna Investments


Societe Generale Oddział w Polsce and SG Equipment Leasing Polska


BASF Polska Sp. z o.o.


Footprint Poland


Capgemini Polska


Metro AG


Powszechna Kasa Oszczędności Bank Polski S.A.


Santander Bank Polska


Aareal Bank AG


The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)


NatWest Poland (formerly RBS Polish Branch)


Revetas


Polish Development Fund (PFR)


Principaux dossiers


  • Advising Panattoni on 31 transactions across Poland, concerning a total of over 1.3m square metres of industrial space.
  • Advising BNY Mellon on the signing of a lease agreement.
  • Advising Albaluna Investments and PXF Nieruchomości on the sale of fully-leased distribution park Tricity North to the Czech fund Trigea Nemovitostní Fund.

Greenberg Traurig Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokinski Sp. k

The sizeable team at Greenberg Traurig Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokinski Sp. k provides real estate advice ranging from acquisitions, to landlord issues, and is regularly instructed to assist developers and lenders with their projects. The team has recently focused on strengthening its environmental law and ESG capabilities, advising clients on regulatory issues in these fields. At the helm of the practice is Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch, who frequently advises both domestic and international developers, banks, and institutional clients on their real estate investments in Poland. Other key team members include the ‘very focused’ Karol Brzoskowski, a key point of call for private equity investors, investment funds, and corporates and major developers. Maciej Jodkowski is an expert in asset and share deals and can ably ‘adapt to the needs of his international clientele’, which includes major corporates from the office, logistics and commercial sectors. Dual-qualified in Poland and Germany, Radomił Charzyński frequently extends his advice to German real estate clients. Kamil Majewski and Agnieszka Stankiewicz are likewise noted.

Responsables de la pratique:

Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch


Autres avocats clés:

Maciej Jodkowski; Karol Lewandowski; Karolina Tulwin; Izabela Żmijewska; Kamil Majewski; Agnieszka Stankiewicz; Radomił Charzyński; Karol Brzoskowski


Les références

‘Maciej Jodkowski is able to understand and adapt to the needs of his international clientele. He is available, well organised and dedicated to reaching the client’s goals. Praise also to Karol Lewandowski, who also combines in-depth knowledge of the local market with a pragmatic and result-driven approach.’

‘GT’s real estate team is very well known and very reputable in the Polish market, with lawyers specialising in different areas of real estate, which enables them to provide comprehensive transactional advice and to address more specific legal issues in a timely manner.’

‘Radomił Charzyński – one of the top real estate lawyers, highly regarded and generally acknowledged on the market, very business and result-oriented, ready to handle the most complex legal issues and transaction structures having in mind the interest of the client. He co-ordinates the transactional work in a very well structured manner.’

Principaux clients

CBRE Investment Management


Cromwell Property Group Poland


P3 Logistic Parks


Trigea


Generali Real Estate


7R, MFC Real Estate and DIL Polska Baumanagement


Blackstone


AT Capital Group


Marvipol Development S.A.


Invesco Real Estate


Panattoni


Polsat Plus


Centerbridge Partners Europe LLP


Echo Investment


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised CBRE Investment Management on the acquisition of a logistics portfolio consisting of 24 standalone properties covering an area of 854,700 square metres, spread across Poland, Germany and the UK, from Hillwood Investment Properties.
  • Advised Multi Veste 339 B.V, an entity owned by funds managed by Blackstone, on the sale of the Forum Gdańsk shopping centre situated in the Polish Tricity to NEPI Rockcastle.
  • Advised Centerbridge Europe Partners LLP on a joint venture transaction with ROBYG S.A. involving seven initial projects and the possibility of adding more.

Linklaters

With an ‘excellent understanding of the commercial aspects of a deal’, Linklaters is renowned for its expertise in high-value and complex real estate transactions across all sectors, including logistics, retail, office and residential. These deals are often multi-jurisdictional, as the team leverages its connections within the wider CEE region and the firm’s global network of offices, advising international developers entering the burgeoning Polish real estate market. Janusz Dzianachowski co-heads the team, and is frequently called on to advise on some of the largest acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures in the market. Leading the practice alongside Dzianachowski is Artur Kulawski, a key point of contact for clients from the commercial, office, and logistics sectors. Other notable names include Monika Lerka, who has an ‘exceptional ability to handle numerous complicated work streams at once with a commercial perspective’, and Tomasz Trystuła. Also notable is Adriana Andrzejewska, who was recently promoted to counsel, and who offers ‘very to-the-point advice’ to a range of domestic and international real estate clients.

Responsables de la pratique:

Artur Kulawski; Janusz Dzianachowski


Autres avocats clés:

Adriana Andrzejewska; Monika Lerka; Zuzanna Lipska; Tomasz Trystuła; Ewa Sinkiewicz


Les références

‘Monika Lerka has a business approach to transactions, but does not lose sight of risks and tries to hedge them as best as possible. If a problem occurs, she proposes good solutions acceptable for both parties.’

‘Adriana Andrzejewska – one of the best senior lawyers on the market, great ability to clearly explaining to a client the ways forward with very to-the-point advice.’

‘Artur Kulawski and Janusz Dzianachowski – fantastic partners that are extremely experienced on the Polish market in different types of transactions. Great guidance for new investors in Poland.’

Principaux clients

7R


AEW Europe


ARES Management


Bain Capital Credit


Bud Holdings


CBRE Investment Management


Chariot Group


CFH


Develia


DWS


Echo Investment


EPP


FFA Real Estate


GalCap Europe


GARBE Industrial Real Estate


Generali Real Estate


Griffin Capital Partners


Greenman


Grosvenor


Heimstaden


Investika


LeadCrest Capital Partners


Lincoln PropertyCompany


Morgan Stanley


NEPI Rockcastle


NIAM


Nrep


Panattoni


Patron Capital


REINO Partners


Resi4Rent


Somerston Group


White Star Real Estate


W. P. Carey


Vestinlog


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised NEPI Rockcastle on the acquisition of Forum Gdańsk Shopping Centre for €250m.
  • Advised Develia on the €100m acquisition of the Polish subsidiaries of Nexity.
  • Advised Nrep on the acquisition of an 80% stake in 7R.

Baker McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Sp.k.

The team at Baker McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Sp.k. specialises in advising major international corporates on entering the Polish market; this includes guidance on setting up their production facilities and data centres. The practice also covers the full spectrum of real estate advice concerning warehouses, residential developments, offices and hotels. In an area of recent growth, the team has been heavily involved in acting on retail transactions, especially joint ventures. Leading the team is Weronika Guerquin-Koryzma, a key point of call for domestic and international developers, investment funds, and financial institutions; she delivers ‘detailed advice on complex issues’ involving real estate in Poland and the wider CEE region. Mateusz Cieślak is another standout and he frequently advises on on share and asset deals. Kamil Matyśkiewicz is experienced in acquisitions of some of the largest office and retail investments, while Justyna Glinka regularly assists with negotiations of lease agreements within the office sector.

Responsables de la pratique:

Weronika Guerquin-Koryzma


Autres avocats clés:

Mateusz Cieślak; Kamil Matyśkiewicz; Justyna Glinka


Les références

‘Justyna Glinka – exceptional service, legal knowledge, fast processing, coordination and attention to details.’

‘They are proactive and responsive while conducting the case and focused on details. They are proposing good solutions when issues arise.’

‘Perfect collaboration within the dedicated team as well with the assistance of the specialists from other fields if required. The final outcome is always presented in a super professional manner, comprehensively, and is always delivered on time.’

Principaux clients

Google Poland Sp. z o.o.


7R Group


VRE Group


Echo Investments S.A.


CPI Property Group S.A.


AEREF


Student Depot B.V


Acciona Nieruchomości


InSite Real Estate, LLC


Dom Development S.A.


Acteeum


6B47 Sp.k.


Panattoni Development Sp. z o.o.


Equilis


Development Concept One S.A. (currently Lemon Tree)


Maple Tree Real Investment Fund


Enterprise Investors sp. z o.o.


Principaux dossiers


  • Advising Google on asset management and post-closing matters related to Warsaw HUB.
  • Advised VRE Group on the sale of a logistics park located in Goleniów to Macquarie Asset Management.
  • Advised Acteeum on the sale of a retail centre located in Andrychów to BIG Shopping Centres.

Clifford Chance

The team at Clifford Chance delivers ‘client-focused, innovative, and efficient legal services’ spanning a broad spectrum of real estate matters, including acquisition, development and sale of assets. Daniel Kopania heads the practice and is a key contact for institutional investors, funders, and contractors for advice on retail and office spaces, warehouses and residential developments. Bartosz Kaniasty is another core member of the team, frequently assisting developers, tenants and landlords with a wide array of real estate issues. Maciej Bocheński focuses on real estate finance and is a trusted adviser for lenders and institutional investors, while Agnieszka Wojtasiewicz is noted for her proficiency in retail matters.

Responsables de la pratique:

Daniel Kopania


Autres avocats clés:

Bartosz Kaniasty; Maciej Bocheński; Agnieszka Wojtasiewicz


Les références

‘This practice stands out due to its exceptional legal expertise, putting them ahead of the competition. They offer a highly client-centric approach, prioritising open communication, responsiveness, and proactive support.’

‘Their collaborative culture ensures that we receive comprehensive and holistic legal solutions tailored to our needs.’

‘In terms of technology, they embrace transparency in billing and utilise advanced tools, making legal processes more efficient and cost-effective. Compared to other firms, this practice excels in delivering client-focused, innovative, and efficient legal services.’

Principaux clients

Callidus Real Estate Capital


Spravia sp. z o.o.


Apollo Management International LLP


ING Hubs Poland


Hillwood


HB Reavis


PPF Real Estate s.r.o.


Generali Real Estate S.p.A.


Catella Real Estate AG


Carrefour Polska


Blackstone


Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A.


ING Bank Śląski S.A.


Indotek Group


The Hut Group


CBRE GI


Grosvenor


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Prologis on the acquisition of a diverse portfolio of 128 logistics facilities and six new developments across seven countries in Europe from Crossbay for €1.585bn.
  • Advised Hillwood Investment Properties, a major developer of manufacturing and warehouse space, on the sale of its cross-border Danica portfolio to CBRE Investment Management.
  • Advised HB Reavis on a joint venture and the acquisition of 50% of the shares in the share capital of Port Praski City II sp. z o.o. and Port Praski Medical Center sp. z o.o. from Polsat Plus Group and its affiliates.

CRIDO

The ‘highly experienced and knowledgeable’ team at CRIDO excels across all real estate sectors, from offices, retail and logistics, to student housing, serviced apartments and farmland. Clients commend the team’s ‘delivery of solutions that are both tailored to the circumstances and effective in solving legal problems’. Leading the team is Jakub Ziółek, and supporting him is Joanna Winter-Szymańska, whose ‘mastery of real estate law never ceases to amaze’. Tomasz Artaszewicz-Zawisza is another notable member of the team, who brings additional expertise in construction law to the group, guiding clients through the entire process of their investments.

Responsables de la pratique:

Jakub Ziółek


Autres avocats clés:

Joanna Winter-Szymańska; Tomasz Artaszewicz-Zawisza


Les références

‘CRIDO’s specialists have established themselves as absolute professionals in their field, known for their openness, creativity, and the delivery of solutions that are both tailored to the circumstances and effective in solving legal problems. The projects we worked on were complicated and required high-level management skills, and Crido have not once fallen short.’

‘CRIDO’s real estate department is a highly experienced and knowledgeable player in the Polish property development market. Their expertise spans a wide range of services, including due diligence, transaction advisory, and legal risk mitigation.’

‘Their exceptional team possesses a unique insight into the legal matters concerning the real estate industry. Transactions can be a daunting and weary task, definitely not for everyone. Nevertheless, with CRIDO’s assistance, they become a walk in the park. Their in-depth understanding of the legal environment ensures that every transaction is conducted with the utmost precision and that all risks are addressed. They are 100% committed.’

Principaux clients

Panattoni Europe


Heimstaden


Matexi


CBRE Investment Management


Skanska


SPM


BPI


Caishen


Hags


AON


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Panattoni Europe on multiple land acquisitions for its warehouse development projects.
  • Advising Heimstaden on issues relevant to the private rental sector.
  • Advised SPM on a sale and leaseback transaction.

DWF Poland Jamka Sp.k

DWF Poland Jamka Sp.k stands out as a key choice for domestic and international developers, lenders, sponsors and investors seeking advice on all facets of real estate matters, spanning acquisitions, leasing, due diligence, construction, and zoning and planning issues. Guiding the sizeable team is Joanna Wojnarowska, who advises on some of the most complex projects within the office, residential, logistics and retail spaces. Other notable figures within the team include Weronika Roesler and Małgorzata Lesiak-Ćwikowska, who both have expertise in the sales and acquisitions of real estate properties. In team news, Bartosz Clemenz, dual-qualified in New York and Poland, joined the firm in September 2022 from Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP, bringing in his expertise in transactions concerning commercial real estate across Poland and the wider CEE region to the group.

Responsables de la pratique:

Joanna Wojnarowska


Autres avocats clés:

Weronika Roesler; Małgorzata Lesiak-Ćwikowska; Bartosz Clemenz; Paweł Białobok; Ewa Lewandowska


 


Les références

‘Very detailed, focused, hard working.’

‘Very good approach, experience, professionality.’

‘Experienced, goal oriented, very good approach to clients.’

Principaux clients

WBV Weisenburger Bau + Verwaltung GmbH


Zeitgeist Asset Management


Eiffage Immobilier


HB Reavis


White Star Real Estate


Revetas Capital Advisors LLP


Europejskie Centrum Inwestycyjne ECI S.A.


Karimpol Group


Asbud Group


IWG plc (formerly Regus)


HOCHTIEF Development Poland


Aberdeen Standard Investments


Corum XL


KGAL ESPF4 Holding


Multikino S.A.


Scatec Solar


Reesco


Acciona Nieruchomości sp. z o. o.


TFG Asset Management


Global Logistic Solutions


Vue International


Newmarket


Prologis


PREI LP


Supersam


Leoff Asset Management


Activ Investment


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Hochtief AG on a sale of real property located in Warsaw, to be developed as a residential project, to Strus Development sp. z o. o.
  • Advised Multikino S.A. and Vue International on the sale of a multiplex cinema in Warsaw to GH Development.
  • Advised Zeitgeist Asset Management, a real estate developer and asset manager, on its acquisition of a project comprising a residential building with 184 residential premises for rent and student housing building with 248 rooms.

Gide Loyrette Nouel

The real estate group at Gide Loyrette Nouel comprises a ‘robust team of professionals’ who advise entities from a range of sectors, including residential, office, logistics and retail, covering issues including asset and joint venture deals, in addition to guiding clients through regulatory matters. Spearheading the team are Marcin Muszel and Błażej Czwarnok, who both serve as key contacts for international and domestic investors, developers, and financial institutions. Other key members within the team include Tomasz Roszczyc, an expert in all aspects of real estate transactions and projects, and Rafał Osetek, who has ‘great attention to detail and understanding of commercial aspects’. Aleksandra Kobylińska is an advisor of choice for matters related to acquisitions and sales of real estate.

Responsables de la pratique:

Marcin Muszel; Błażej Czwarnok


Autres avocats clés:

Tomasz Roszczyc; Rafał Osetek; Aleksandra Kobylińska


Les références

‘Robust team of professionals that really delivers on time.’

‘Rafał Osetek and Aleksandra Kobylińska have in-depth knowledge of the real estate market that is matched with great legal skills and a perfect communication mode.’ 

‘Gide’s unique selling point is their commitment to a transaction. They are super available, very quick but at the same time very accurate. They also have an ease to put themselves in a client’s shoes and ability to understand a counterparty’s arguments.’

Principaux clients

Apart


Archicom


B&B Hotels Polska


BNP Paribas Bank Polska


Bouygues Immobilier


BPI Real Estate Poland


Chep


Dassault Systemes


ECE Projektmanagement


Electropoli


Essilor Optical Laboratory Poland


Frey


Hines


Intermarché


Leclerc Group


Lincoln Property Company


Louis Vuitton


Mindspace


MNK Partners


Nexity


Okam


Orpéa Polska


P3


Reino Partners


Revive


SGI


Skanska Residential Development Poland


Thales DIS


Wyndham


Yareal Polska


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised FREY on the acquisition of the Matarnia Retail Park in Gdansk from Ingka Centres.
  • Advised B&B Hotels Polska on negotiations of a number of long-term institutional lease agreements concerning hotel buildings in Poland.
  • Advised ECE on an asset deal transaction regarding the acquisition of land near Wroclaw along the A4 motorway, designated for a warehouse and logistics park project.

Penteris

With a roster spanning both domestic and international clients, the team at Penteris regularly advises leading developers, investors and financial institutions across various real estate classes, including office, industrial, retail, PRS and residential. At the helm of the team is Andrzej Tokaj, who in addition to handling some of the most complex projects within the Polish real estate landscape, has also been actively advising investors on the rebuilding and restructuring of Ukrainian properties. Other key figures within the team include Katarzyna Sawa-Rybaczek, who leverages her banking and finance expertise to advise on the intricacies of financings in the real estate sector. Przemysław Kastyak and Agnieszka Koniewicz are also recommended, as is newly-promoted partner Sebastian Janicki.

Responsables de la pratique:

Andrzej Tokaj


Autres avocats clés:

Katarzyna Sawa-Rybaczek; Przemysław Kastyak; Agnieszka Koniewicz; Sebastian Janicki; Marta Mizerska; Konrad Pecelerowicz; Iga Piotrowska; Ewa Olszewska


Les références

‘Katarzyna Sawa-Rybaczek is a hugely important lawyer in the investment process as she is responsible for all financing advice. Her advice is also spot on, incredibly detailed and of the highest quality.’

‘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.’

‘Sebastian Janicki reigns supreme with his legal mastery. His brilliance extends far beyond the confines of construction and real estate, encompassing an intricate understanding of environmental and emissions regulations. Sebastian is a true virtuoso in his field.’

Principaux clients

Apollo-Rida


Ares Management


Cromwell Property Group


IMMOFINANZ


RIDA Development Corporation


ING


Immobel


Octava Property Trust (Elliott Associates Group)


Akron Group


6B47


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Akron on the acquisition of a candle production facility from Gala Group.
  • Advised Octava Group on the sale of office asset Renaissance Tower in Warsaw, as well as on the sale of Red Tower in Łódź.
  • Advised IMMOFINANZ on the cross-border purchase of a large retail park portfolio.

Rymarz Zdort Maruta

Complex M&A deals and joint ventures within the real estate sector are at the core of Rymarz Zdort Maruta‘s offering, with the team being a key point of call for domestic and international investors and corporates seeking advice on matters related to logistics parks, office buildings, retail parks, residential developments, and student housing. Leading the team is Piotr Fedorowicz, praised by a client for his ‘exceptional business acumen’; he excels in advising clients from the commercial property sector with a particular focus on office, warehouse and retail property projects. Paweł Zdort and Karolina Bąkowska are also key names to note.

Responsables de la pratique:

Piotr Fedorowicz


Autres avocats clés:

Karolina Bąkowska; Paweł Zdort


Les références

‘Rymarz Zdort Maruta stands out as a paragon of legal excellence. Their team exudes a profound mastery of the legal landscape, offering clients an unparalleled level of expertise. Meticulous in their approach, every case is handled with precision and care.’

‘The firm’s dedication to achieving the best outcomes for their clients is admirable. Their reputation for delivering top-tier legal services is proof of their unwavering commitment to professional integrity. Rymarz Zdort Maruta is an example of trust and reliability in the legal world, setting the bar high for excellence.’

‘Piotr Fedorowicz is an outstanding lawyer known for his exceptional business acumen. His sharp legal skills and pragmatic approach ensure clients receive top-tier guidance. Piotr’s keen eye for detail and strategic thinking make him an invaluable asset in any legal endeavor. His ability to merge legal expertise with a strong business sense sets him apart as a truly exceptional professional in his field.’

Principaux clients

AFI Europe


Citylink


Echo Investment


European Logistics Investment


Ghelamco


Globalworth


Griffin Capital Partners


Lifespot


Mennica Polska


Murapol


M1 Real Estate


NDX Group


Refield


Robyg


Student Depot


Trademarc Property


Unidevelopment


Zabka Polska


7R


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised 7R, a Polish warehouse developer, on the acquisition of joint control over the company by NREP via its Luxembourg-registered fund NREP Nordic Strategies Fund V Limited Partnership.
  • Advised Robyg on its joint venture with Yula Lux S.A.R.L, a company owned by Centerbridge Partners, concerning residential projects with a capacity of over 100,000 square metres of usable residential area in the Tri-City and Warsaw.
  • Advised Echo Investment on the conclusion of an agreement providing for the incorporation of its residential business into Archicom.

Wolf Theiss

The real estate team at Wolf Theiss serves as a key point of contact for both domestic and international investors venturing into the Polish market, seeking advice on a range of transactional issues within the retail and logistics sectors, in particular. Leading the team is Tomasz Stasiak, who is praised by clients for his ‘clear, practical advice’, which covers the entire spectrum of issues related to land acquisitions and the development process. Grzegorz Skowroński, an expert in the logistics and warehouse spaces, is another key figure.

Responsables de la pratique:

Tomasz Stasiak


Autres avocats clés:

Grzegorz Skowroński; Bartosz Kopik; Iwona Huryn


Les références

‘The team is recognised for its highly client-centric approach and has a strong track record in investment deals.’

‘Grzegorz Skowroński – strategic legal advice, client focus. Bartosz Kopik – deal structuring, extensive legal knowledge.’

‘Excellent support in property-related matters. Top level local knowledge paired with great understanding of international institutional investors.’

Principaux clients

Mitiska REIM


Tesco


7R


Atrium European Real Estate (currently G City Europe)


SIRE Services


Peek & Cloppenburg


Equinix


Globe Trade Centre (GTC)


Ghelamco Group


Panattoni


White Star Real Estate


CEETRUS Polska


DW Reusables


VRE


PZŻ (Polish Yachting Association)


Trigranit


Coimpex


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Mitiska REIM on the successful purchase of a distressed asset, Europa Centralna retail centre.
  • Advising Tesco on the sale of eleven retail centres located in different mid-size cities across Poland to Saller Group, and on the sale of a real property comprising a shopping centre and a petrol station located in Jelenia Góra to E.Leclerc Group.
  • Advising 7R on a portfolio transaction which involves the sale of three Class A logistics and warehouses located in Poznan and Warsaw.

act BSWW legal & tax

The real estate team at act BSWW legal & tax excels in large commercial and office developments. A range of international and domestic developers, investors, and property owners also turn to the team for advice on residential, hotel and logistics matters. The practice is well versed in advising on all stages of the development process, from due diligence and financing, to permitting and leasing. Marek Wojnar and Michał Wielhorski jointly lead the team. Alicja Sołtyszewska is noted as an expert in leasing and asset management matters. Mateusz Prokopiuk and Marta Kosiedowska  are also active team members who focus their practice on financing real estate projects.

Responsables de la pratique:

Marek Wojnar; Michał Wielhorski


Autres avocats clés:

Alicja Sołtyszewska; Mateusz Prokopiuk; Marta Kosiedowska


Les références

‘Professional and practical knowledge of real estate lease contracts.’

‘Excellent communication skills; hard-working and deliver on time.’

‘The real estate team is very professional, effective and devoted as well as business oriented. They have good market knowledge.’

Principaux clients

STRABAG Real Estate


P3 Logistic Parks


Moneguard 9 Sp. z o.o.


Adventum Group


BUMA Group MW


MJM 11 Sp. z o.o


FORUM TFI S.A.


Invesco Real Estate


FM Solutions


INTER-BUD


AFI Europe


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised STRABAG Real Estate on the sale of real estate in Szczecin and Łódź.
  • Advised P3 Logistic Parks on the acquisition of a large site for a logistics development.
  • Advised a company controlled by Adventum Group on the signing of a sale agreement for the acquisition of the Wola Retro office building in Warsaw, for nearly €70m.

B2R Law Jankowski Stroinski Zieba

B2R Law Jankowski Stroinski Zieba‘s real estate practice provides comprehensive advice across various asset classes, including commercial property, office buildings, retail, logistics, and green energy. The team frequently advises on complex construction and infrastructure projects. Rafał Zięba, who specialises in the acquisition and sale of assets, co-heads the practice with Andrzej Zając, a key contact for international investors seeking advice on matters relating to warehouse portfolios.

Responsables de la pratique:

Rafał Zięba; Andrzej Zając


Principaux clients

Vestas Manufacturing


MDC2


White Star Real Estate Property Managing


OHL ŽS


Johnson Matthey


Mace (Poland)


BÖGL a KRÝSL


IceMos Technology


CB Engineering


Echo Investment


Baker Tilly Legal Poland

Baker Tilly Legal Poland is a pivotal resource for domestic and international investors, developers, real estate managers, entrepreneurs, and family businesses seeking guidance across all stages of the property lifecycle. The multilingual team – which boasts proficiency in Polish, English, German and French – has expertise in office, commercial, logistics, hotel and residential matters. Leading the team is Katarzyna Koszel-Zawadka, and other key members include Piotr Łaska, Barbara Kostyra-Górnik and Katarzyna Woroszylska.

Responsables de la pratique:

Katarzyna Koszel-Zawadka


Autres avocats clés:

Piotr Łaska; Barbara Kostyra-Górnik; Katarzyna Woroszylska


Les références

‘Known for years on the market, very professional, takes real care of its clients’ interests.’

‘Piotr Łaska – very intelligent and experienced in real estate transactions, has very deep knowledge about all transactional aspects.’

‘Extensive business experience, practical approach to problem solving, fast reaction and good communication skills – these features describe Katarzyna Koszel-Zawadka.’

Principaux clients

Commerz Real AG


LIXA Office Building Kasprzaka 2 Warsaw sp. z o.o.


TAG Immobilien AG


Zeitgeist


Progroup AG


S+B Gruppe AG


Merck Poland Sp. z o.o.


Dom Development S.A.


Panattoni Europe


DRFG Investment Group


Fittinq sp. z o.o.


Salesianer Mietex GmbH


AEW


Master Management sp. z o.o.


Aglaia sp. z o.o.


Wood & Company


Electra Ltd/ Electra E.A. Limited Partnership


Equilis Europe


MFC Real Estate/ Hansainvest Real Assets


Syrena Real Estate


NNC Real Estate


TPA sp. z o.o. sp. k.


TEDi GmbH & Co. KG


Value One Capitalinvest GmbH


Nadodrze sp. z o.o.


Pali Group


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised S+B Gruppe on due diligence, transaction structuring, joint venture negotiations and acquisition issues in relation to commercial property in Mazovian Voivodeship.
  • Advised Panattoni Europe on transaction structuring, documentation negotiation, and execution of a joint venture transaction in relation to logistics parks in Sosnowiec and Poznań.
  • Advised TAG Immobilien AG on the acquisition, from major developers, of residential complexes located in Poznań and Wrocław designated for PRS activity, structured as forward funding transactions.

Bakowski Law Firm

The ‘very attentive’ team at Bakowski Law Firm advises on the construction, development, sale and acquisition of properties across a range of asset classes, including office, residential and commercial spaces. Investment funds, as well as both domestic and international corporates, turn to the team for advice on their production plant, road, renewable energy, telecoms, coal mining, and road and railway projects. Igor Bąkowski co-leads the team and is highly experienced in assisting a range of corporates with their real estate and development matters. Maciej Ligier co-heads the team with Bąkowski and, in addition to his transactional real estate capabilities, he also represents clients in contentious cases before common and arbitral courts.

Responsables de la pratique:

Igor Bąkowski; Maciej Ligier


Les références

‘Very attentive team. Engaged and well prepared for each meeting. ’

‘Igor Bąkowski is an exemplary leader. Very committed with high attention to detail.’

‘Always good service and supportive approach.’

Principaux clients

CD Projekt S.A.


Honeywell


PIT-Radwar S.A.


Zurad sp. z o.o.


EDC Holdings Ltd


Slovenské elektrárne a.s. (SEAS)


Arcona Properties


Prema S.A.


Prema-Inwest S.A.


SM Lazurowa


Lamex


SPDC-ProWay


PCR Industri


SPDC Holding


SPDC International


Eskulap medical clinics


Principaux dossiers


  • Advising CD PROJEKT S.A. on real estate investment projects, regulatory matters, urban zoning matters, and the creation of a modern office hub in Warsaw.
  • Advising Honeywell on numerous building technology solutions projects in Poland.
  • Advising EDC Holdings Ltd on due diligence, negotiations, and regulatory matters regarding the acquisition of large real estate complex in southern Poland for a mining project.

JDP Drapala & Partners

The JDP Drapala & Partners team advises on some of the most complex real estate mandates, including joint ventures, office lease agreements, and acquisitions and sales of properties across a range of asset classes. The practice is increasingly active in the warehousing and retail sectors, and frequently collaborates with the firm's litigation team to handle contentious cases. Maciej Chrzan leads the team and has ‘excellent expertise’ in transactions involving the purchase, sale and lease of commercial properties. Michał Urbański is another key team member who is acclaimed for his ability to ‘explain even very complicated legal matters in a simple way’.

Responsables de la pratique:

Maciej Chrzan


Autres avocats clés:

Andrzej Sokołowski; Marcin Chomiuk; Michał Urbański; Dominik Grzegorzewski


Les références

‘Maciej Chrzan is one of the most reasonable real estate lawyers I had the pleasure of working with. Great understanding of both legal and business aspects of the transaction, always looking for solutions rather than problems.’

‘I had the opportunity to work with the real estate team of JDP in connection with a portfolio sale of more than thirty retail properties. The team, although not big, was able to handle the said sale very efficiently and within agreed deadlines. The team is very well organised and responsive. Despite very tight timeframes for completion of the project, I have always felt confident as regards the quality of the services and the timing.’

‘Maciej Chrzan is very pragmatic and demonstrates sound judgement while handling legal aspects of complex business projects. He always stays focused on business goals and we have never got stuck in a project discussing legal details.’

Principaux clients

JAF International


Trei Real Estate


BestSecret


Unipack


HiH Invest Real Estate


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Trei Real Estate Poland and Trei Real Estate GmbH on a cross-border financing for a loan facility of €73.5m disbursed by Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG.
  • Advised BestSecret on the conclusion of a lease agreement for a new built-to-suit warehouse of approximately 80,000 square metres, and extension option of around 40,000 square metres, delivered by Panattoni.
  • Advised Trei Real Estate Poland on the acquisition of 56 retail properties, held previously by the client under long-term leasing structures, from three different financial institutions.

Kochanski & Partners

The ‘business-oriented’ team at Kochanski & Partners specialises in sale and leaseback transactions, and receives instruction from buyers, sellers, investors, and developers. Another recent focus for the team has been advising on issues related to green leases and green buildings, guiding clients through the intricacies of ESG considerations. Leading the team is Paweł Cholewiński, who shines ‘both by technical mastery of the subject but also by his qualities as a negotiator’. Cholewiński is capably supported by Weronika Duda and Malwina Jagiełło.

Responsables de la pratique:

Paweł Cholewiński


Autres avocats clés:

Weronika Duda; Malwina Jagiełło


Les références

‘Kochanski & Partners is one of the major players in the Polish real estate market. Their work is always of high quality and meets the needs of our firm. They are business-oriented and are there to find solutions, whilst always keeping in mind our interests. They know how to quickly formulate recommendations and remain highly attentive to apply them with a real concern for final efficiency. It is very valuable to have all the cards in hand in order to be able to make the best decision in a short time.’

‘Paweł Cholewiński combines many qualities and is one of the rare lawyers able to shine both by technical mastery of the subject but also by his qualities as a negotiator. It is very pleasant to work with Paweł because he is extremely versatile and enjoys being confronted by new problems. This makes him an excellent partner in the conducting of deals because we can count on him to adapt to the different facets of transactions.’

‘Malwina Jagiełło knows how to respond effectively to our concerns, approaching each subject from a pragmatic angle. She uses practical approaches, which speed up and simplify things for our firm.’

Principaux clients

PBG Group / Skalar Office Center


Panattoni


Dom Development


Havi Logistics


Skanska


Savills


Savills Property Management


Oxenwood Real Estate (UK)


AccorInvest Group S.A.


Orbis S.A.


Griffin Capital Partners


EPP Poland (Echo Polska Properties)


Coca Cola HBC


Air Products


Beneteau Group


Reckitt Benckiser


Johnson Matthey PLC


Personnel Service


Inter Cars S.A.


Gaz-System S.A. (Gas Transmission Operator)


Universal Fibers Inc.


Plastipak


Newcold


Pomaris


Equiniti Group PLC


Symfonia


CA Immo Poland


AHK Polska (Polish-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce)


Polskie ePłatności


Alter Solutions


Nowel


Pandora


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


PayPro S.A.


Webfleet Solutions Poland (Bridgestone Group)


Principaux dossiers


  • Advising the Polish Security Printing Works Agency on an investment process comprising a greenfield acquisition for a new production facility from Polfa Tarchomin.
  • Advising Savills on the acquisition of part of Knight Frank’s business, which included the property management division.
  • Advising DiE Inwestycje/Ustka Apartaments on the sale of two residential buildings with designated PRS apartments to a major institutional investor.

LSW Bieńkowski, Laskowski, Leśnodorski, Melzacki and Partners sp.k.

LSW Bieńkowski, Laskowski, Leśnodorski, Melzacki and Partners sp.k. advises on a wide range of real estate classes, encompassing office, retail, logistics, residential and hotel properties. The recent focus of the team has also extended to advising on student accommodation, guiding domestic and international investors and developers. Krzysztof Marzyński, who recently joined from B2R Law Jankowski Stroinski Zieba, co-leads the practice along with Marcin Włodarski, an expert in matters related to commercial and residential property who frequently advises on zoning, permits, and title problems, as well as the acquisition and purchase of properties. Apart from commercial real estate transactions, Marzyński also focuses on development and asset management matters.

Responsables de la pratique:

Krzysztof Marzyński; Marcin Włodarski


Autres avocats clés:

Filip Badziak; Kinga Rochalska-Sasin


Les références

‘It is a great practice that moves in the world of real estate with exceptional passion and commitment.’

‘Marcin Włodarski is a great lawyer with comprehensive knowledge. I feel confident and safe with him. He is not afraid of the size of the transaction, stable and to the point.’

Principaux clients

Johnson Matthey Plc


Milestone Living and Value One


Focus Estate Fund


Sinotrans Limited


Golub GetHouse


CD Projekt Red


Dekada SA


CD Projekt Red


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Brookfield Infrastructure on the $3.8bn acquisition of Data4, comprising four data centre projects in Poland.
  • Advised global logistics operator, Sinotrans Limited, on the site selection and purchase of a portfolio of BTS warehouse space totalling 102,000 square metres in size, dedicated to the operation of AliExpress.
  • Advised CEE debt fund CVI and real estate development and construction company Antczak Group on the acquisition of the Skyreach tower project in Warsaw.

Noerr

The real estate investment group at Noerr handles the gamut of relevant work, ranging from transactions, to advice on lease and tenancy agreements, to related litigation. The automotive, logistics, construction and retail sectors are particular areas of focus. Paweł Żelich heads up the department, which saw the arrival of two senior associates, Bartosz Ostrowski and Maciej Gorgol, from DWF Poland Jamka Sp.k in late 2022.

Responsables de la pratique:

Paweł Żelich


Autres avocats clés:

Bartosz Ostrowski; Maciej Gorgol


SKJB Szybkowski Kuźma Jeleń Brzoza-Ostrowska Spółka komandytowa

SKJB Szybkowski Kuźma Jeleń Brzoza-Ostrowska Spółka komandytowa is valued for its expertise in high-value and complex transactions across a spectrum of real estate asset classes, advising on matters including property development, commercialisation, and property finance. The team has recently been increasingly active in acting on data centre projects, guiding corporations through the expansion of client bases to Poland. The key senior contacts are Anna Jeleń, Agnieszka Kuźma, Wojciech Szybkowski and Anna Brzoza-Ostrowska.

Responsables de la pratique:

Anna Jeleń; Agnieszka Kuźma; Wojciech Szybkowski; Anna Brzoza-Ostrowska


Autres avocats clés:

Izabela Kultys; Natalia Styś


Les références

‘Reactive, innovative and proactive attitude rather than deliberative to simply maximise billable time. Large scope of competence and experience, the quality of reacting quickly. Collaborative team, very nice and open, friendly atmosphere of cooperation. No space for prima donnas or egotists.’

‘Flexible and open-minded approach to the client. A lot of understanding for people who do not have anything to do with legal practice and legal wording on a daily basis.’

‘Our friends and colleagues at SKJ feel more like family members rather than work counterparties. They are extremely knowledgeable, diligent and available virtually around the clock to help, even at very short notice. They are firm but fair in their decision-making process and communicate clearly. I would wholeheartedly recommend them to prospective clients. ’

Principaux clients

7R


LemonTree


Polenergia


ATMAN


Align Technology


Panattoni


Prologis


DWS


Egger Group


Medicover


PFR Nieruchomości


PFR


Pekao S.A.


Ambridge


First Title


Stewart Title


Heron Property


Polskie Koleje Linowe


Embassy of Canada in Poland


Embassy in Finland in Poland


Futureal


NHood


Bolt


ACC-Marosh MedicalR


ArrivaPH


Blacktoft


Blue Assets


CA Immo Real Estate Management Poland


CCI Specialty Cartons


CWS-Boco


Hanwha Qcells


LGC Standards


SDV Polska


SMT


Trend Energy Solutions


Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

Leveraging its ‘profound understanding of the Polish real estate market’, the team at Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak has significant know-how in relation to commercial property, providing advice on office, logistics, industrial, hotels, and shopping centre projects. The practice is equally adept at handling disputes within the field, regularly representing clients in matters related to reclamation, compensation, co-ownership and restitution. Radosław Waszkiewicz leads the team and assists clients with acquisitions, divestments, leasing issues, and development projects.

Responsables de la pratique:

Radosław Waszkiewicz


Autres avocats clés:

Janusz Siekański; Zbyszko Wizner; Piotr Srebro; Bartłomiej Dębski


Les références

‘Comprehensive treatment of difficult issues; flexibility with respect to the services rendered, understanding of budget issues and delegating appropriate practitioners for different type of tasks required.’

‘I highly recommend the cooperation with Bartłomiej Dębski, with his vast knowledge, deep engagement in the projects and understanding of the client’s needs.’

‘Very good generalist team, able to advise on various types of matters, which is helpful if a matter is complex and requires insight in related areas of law. Always trying to protect a client’s interests to the very end which helped on several occasions to turn tables during contract negotiations. The team is long established which means that they possess a historical insight on market development.’

Principaux clients

Zalando SE


NOHO Investment


AXA Investment Managers


Maersk


Solaris Bus & Coach Sp. z o.o.


Investec Property Fund Offshore Investments Proprietary Limited


Uma Investments Sp. z o.o. (Kellogg’s)


OKRE Development Sp. z o.o. (Koramic Real Estate)


REF Eastern Opportunities sp. z o.o.


Blue City Sp. z o.o.


International Paper Company


Xior Student Housing


Ares European Property Enhancement Partners


Andraka Sp. z o.o.


Aquarius Sp. z o.o. Sp. k.


Nike Retail


Wix Com.


Auchan Polska Sp. z o.o.


Kerry Polska Sp. z o.o.


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Xior Student Housing on the Polish part of the acquisition of 5,341 residential units for €939m in Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Poland.
  • Advised NOHO Investment on the acquisition of Polfa investment land in the centre of Warsaw.
  • Advised Zalando SE on the selection of land and the tender process to acquire land for a new logistics facility, with a planned building area of over 140,000 square metres.

SSW

SSW advises domestic and international entities on the entire spectrum of real estate assets, including office, warehouse, commercial and industrial spaces, in addition to greenfield and brownfield projects and developed properties. The team guides clients through every stage of investment, from negotiating and drafting agreements, to acquiring and financing properties. Andrzej Włoch, an expert in advising on all asset classes, including office, logistics and PRS, co-heads the practice with Robert Wodzyński, who focuses his offering on real estate acquisitions, joint venture projects, and financing and lease agreements.

Responsables de la pratique:

Andrzej Włoch; Robert Wodzyński


Autres avocats clés:

Michał Maślak


Les références

‘What makes this practice unique is the team, particularly the partners.’

‘Potential clients will value their professionalism and reliability.’

‘The team is extraordinarily innovative, able to find any solution to any challenge within the scope of law.’

Principaux clients

Neinver


DLE Poland


Aerium (Real Estate) / Bainbridge


Budizol


Baltic Power


CPI Property Group


DL INVEST


Fadesa Polnord Polska


Grupa PKN Orlen


Hive Energy


Lion Energy Group


Panattoni


Peakside Capital Advisors


Poczta Polska


PZU TFI


Steinpol Central Services


Twin Focus


Value Real Estate


Waimea Holding


Eika Asset Management


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised a Polish subsidiary of Aerium, a Luxembourg-based investment fund, on the sale of CH Bemowo.
  • Advised a Polish warehouse developer on a forward funding warehouse transaction concluded with a Polish subsidiary of Hines.
  • Advised Prestige Property Group, a Polish developer and investor, on the sale of Parc Club office building in Krakow.

Wardynski & Partners

Wardynski & Partners is well versed at advising on key matters throughout the entire eal estate investment process, including the preparation of transaction documentation, due diligence, transfer of operations from abroad, and drafting and negotiation of lease agreements. The offering also includes issues related to the analysis of legal status and the restructuring and disposal of properties. The group's client roster includes property owners, real estate funds, and developers. The team is co-headed by Michał Gliński and Michał Wons, who are capably supported by Jakub Baranowski, commended by a client for his ‘great negotiation skills’.

Responsables de la pratique:

Michał Gliński; Michał Wons


Autres avocats clés:

Jakub Baranowski


Les références

‘The real estate team supported my firm in a difficult construction project. The team is very experienced in handling both construction and real estate projects.’

‘Michał Gliński, who is our main point of contact, 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 the construction process and best practices in this field. He clearly has significant experience in handling projects like this.’

‘It would be a challenge to find a firm that has the same combination of legal expertise, commercial savvy, and efficiency. While at the same time being pleasant people and fun to work with. Certainly our first call in case of transactions, negotiations of a lease or any real estate matter.’

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 drawing up and signing transaction documentation in relation to a property located in Stalowa Wola with an area of approximately 56 hectares for the construction of a fully ecological copper foil factory for electric car batteries.
  • Advised Ingka Centres Polska on a disinvestment, which involved the sale of a retail park located in norther Poland to Frey, a French investment fund.
  • Advised RT Holding on the process of reviewing the legal status of real estate located at ul. Karolkowa in Warsaw with an area of about 4.5 hectares, belonging to Warszawskie Zakłady Farmaceutyczne Polfa S.A.

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

White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k. is considered a go-to team for leading developers, investors, owners and property managers, advising on a range of issues which include construction, development, purchase, sale, financing, and asset management of real estate assets. The ‘professional and highly experienced’ team frequently collaborates with the firm’s international network, as well as with its corporate and M&A teams, thereby expertly handling cross-border real estate cases. Maciej Zalewski leads the team, which also includes newly-promoted partner Katarzyna Czwartosz-Liber, commended by a client for her ‘pro-business thinking’. Other key names to note include Paulina Walczak, Michał Plich and Maciej Zalewski.

Responsables de la pratique:

Maciej Zalewski


Autres avocats clés:

Katarzyna Czwartosz-Liber; Paulina Walczak; Michał Plich; Maciej Zalewski


Les références

‘Very high sense of responsibility, available 24/7, extensive experience in the real estate field, pro-business thinking.’

‘Katarzyna Czwartosz-Liber is a very experienced real estate lawyer, who always knows all the details of the transaction and is very much involved in the process. She has also very pro-business thinking meaning that she can distinguish what is important for the client and what is not. Moreover, she is a very good negotiator.’

‘Paulina Walczak – very auspicious young real estate lawyer. Paulina is very organized, diligent and knows all the details in the transaction.’

Principaux clients

CTP Group


Advanced Power Solutions (part of Aurelius Group)


GLP Group


REICO ČS LONG LEASE


Catella


PPF Group


EC Investments


Greenman Partners


Skanska Property Poland


NE Property (NEPI Rockcastle)


LaSalle Investment Management


mBank


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised CTP Group on the acquisition of a real estate portfolio from 7R, with the potential to develop 1.2m square metres of gross leasable area in logistics and industrial real estate.
  • Advised Advanced Power Solutions, a subsidiary of Aurelius Group, on the sale of a consumer battery manufacturing facility in Gniezno to REICO ČS Long Lease, a fund managed by REICO ČS, in a sale and leaseback deal.
  • Advising CTP Group on the acquisition of greenfield plots and construction issues connected with the development of the second phase of CTPark Warsaw East located in Kobyłka near Warsaw.

WKB Lawyers

The real estate team at WKB Lawyers assists some of the largest global corporates, as well as domestic entities who seek advice in relation to a variety of real estate asset classes, including commercial, retail, hotel, logistics and office spaces. Its offering includes advice on all stages of property development, in addition to representation of clients in civil and administrative courts in matters relating to real estate and construction. Anna Wyrzykowska leads the team and is adept at advising on real estate trading law, spatial planning, construction, and land development. Bartosz Łaski is also recommended.

Responsables de la pratique:

Anna Wyrzykowska


Autres avocats clés:

Bartosz Łaski


Les références

‘Anna Wyrzykowska – experienced real estate lawyer, good at negotiations, has great ownership of the cases she manages.’

‘Professional knowledge and advice in the area in which they supported our project. Flexibility and openness.’

Principaux clients

BNP Paribas Bank Polska


Panattoni


Accolade


Karl Lagerfeld


Thales Polska


New Port Logistic Fund


Miele


Ryanair


Marc O’Polo


REB Group


ING Lease


Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable


Lincoln Properties


Beiersdorf AG / Nivea Polska


Siemens


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised PKO BP, as a tenant, on a long-term lease agreement for the entire area of the new SKYSAWA complex.
  • Advising Panattoni on various matters, including the acquisition of greenfield and brownfield investments, negotiations of commercial lease agreements, and transactions with capital investors.
  • Advised Karl Lagerfeld on the process of entering the Polish market and negotiations of four lease agreements for commercial space in shopping centres in Poland.

Andrzej Lulka i Wspólnicy Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.

Andrzej Lulka i Wspólnicy Kancelaria Prawna sp.k. navigates clients through all stages of real estate projects, specialising in the commercial, office, residential, retail, and logistics sectors. Its offering  encompasses due diligence advice, construction issues, sale agreements, acquisitions, joint ventures, and regulatory and administrative considerations. Andrzej Lulka leads the group. Other key team members include Błażej Szczęsny and Dariusz Bełza.

Responsables de la pratique:

Andrzej Lulka


Autres avocats clés:

Błażej Szczęsny; Dariusz Bełza


Les références

‘During our collaboration, the team has proven themselves to be top-notch professionals. All work-related matters were addressed promptly and constructively. They have demonstrated flexibility towards our requirements and capabilities on multiple occasions.’

‘We collaborated with Andrzej Lulka and Błażej Szczęsny. In working with them, we can highlight tactfulness, attentiveness to the client, professionalism in achieving results, and client-oriented approach (readiness to make concessions and flexibility in the services provided).’

‘Cooperation with the law firm’s team is at the highest level. Contact, both by phone and email, is very easy and convenient. The lawyers always provide the necessary advice and comments.’

Principaux clients

E.Leclerc


Equilis Europe SA


L’Oreal


AEW Europe


Avestus RE


7R


TriGranit


PRP Babinek


Médecins Sans Frontières


The International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Pergranso sp. z o.o. on the acquisition of a shopping mall in Jelenia Góra, together with a former Tesco hypermarket and a petrol station.
  • Advised VRE Group on corporate issues related to logistics investments located in various locations in Poland.
  • Advising Przedsiębiorstwo Rolno – Przemysłowe “Babinek” sp. z o.o. on agricultural real estate business activities, including lease contracts and land acquisitions, as well as representating the client in disputes against state institutions, in particular regarding lease agreements and public procurement issues.

BSJP bnt Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson Zamorska Sp.k.

German, Nordic and French corporates, along with domestic entities, turn to BSJP bnt Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson Zamorska Sp.k. for assistance with issues related to real estate acquisition, development, and financing across a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics. The firm’s capabilities have been recently bolstered by its merger with bnt attorneys, which expanded its presence within the wider CEE region. The team is co-led by Jörn Brockhuis, an expert in commercial leasing based in Gdansk, and Warsaw-based Katarzyna Domańska-Mołdawa, who specialises in real estate finance and loan collaterals. Jarosław Sroka heads up the firm’s public procurement and infrastructure team and focuses on greenfield investments, in particular within SEZs.

Responsables de la pratique:

Jörn Brockhuis; Katarzyna Domańska-Mołdawa


Autres avocats clés:

Jarosław Sroka


Principaux clients

Saint-Gobain


Schenker


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised global logistics provider Schenker on the acquisition of real estate in a Special Economic Zone in northwestern Poland and the construction of a trans-shipment terminal.
  • Advised Saint-Gobain on the lease of commercial space at CTPark Iłowa in western Poland.
  • Advised a German mortgage bank on €117m funding for a cross-border acquisition of more than 100 supermarkets located throughout Poland.

DLP Duch Lisicki & Partners

DLP Duch Lisicki & Partners provides advice across all aspects of the real estate project lifecycle, encompassing commercialisation, property financing, and acquisition processes, as well as handling relevant administrative proceedings. Assets classes of focus for the group include production facilities, warehouses, shopping malls, offices, and residential buildings. The practice is led by a duo comprising Maciej Duch and Artur Lisicki, with support from Aleksander Duma.

Responsables de la pratique:

Maciej Duch; Artur Lisicki


Autres avocats clés:

Aleksander Duma


Les références

‘A highly experienced and trustworthy real estate legal 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 us 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.’

Principaux clients

7R SA


Echo Investment


Peakside Capital Advisors


Grupo Lar


Origami / 4 Friends


Panattoni


MAS Real Estate Inc


Rohlig Suus


Skanska Residential


Trilux Group


Schrack


CRM Students


Equilis Poland


H&M


Auto Partner


Pekabex Group


Naspers


IMMO Mousquetaires


Real Management


BaseCamp


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Prochem SA/LFI investment fund on the acquisition of a 23,000 square metre fully-leased office complex situated in Warsaw at ul. Łopuszańska 95.
  • Advised Trilux Group on the opening of a new production facility in Świdnik.
  • Advised on establishment of a joint venture comprising Marvipol Logistics, Suus Holding and Panattoni for the construction and commercialisation of a warehouse park near Łódź.

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advises on the gamut of real estate mandates, including sales and acquisitions, leases, and developments of residential and commercial projects, in addition to representing clients in contentious matters such as restitution claims. Its client roster includes international and domestic corporates, developers and financial institutions. The practice is co-led by Lech Żyżylewski and Wojciech Koczara.

Responsables de la pratique:

Lech Żyżylewski; Wojciech Koczara


Principaux clients

Aisin Corporation


Leiber


Bank Handlowy (Citigroup)


Rothschild&Co Polska Sp. z .o.


Harbour Investment GmbH


EEW (Energy from Waste)


YIT Development


Orbis


Syrena Invest


Holzindustrie Furst zu Furstenberg


NVIDIA


RODIS


Ball Beverage Packaging Europe


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Budizol, a Polish private developer, on the development of a historical site in Płock.
  • Advising developer RODIS Rodziewicz sp.k. on the acquisition of commercial real estate, part of the Auchan Bielany retail park, in Wrocław.

Eversheds Sutherland Poland

Eversheds Sutherland Poland excels in all types of real estate matters, offering guidance on property acquisitions which span a diverse range of assets, including warehouses and production facilities. It is also well versed in navigating complexities associated with lease transactions, property financing, and transfers. Its client roster includes major international investors, corporates, and financial institutions, who turn to to the firm for advice on their cross-border projects. Michał Smolny, a recent addition to the team from Squire Patton Boggs Krześniak sp.k., is an expert in the investment field and routinely advises clients on direct and indirect real estate investments, joint ventures, and real estate private equity matters.

Responsables de la pratique:

Michał Smolny


Autres avocats clés:

Marcin Gruszka


Principaux clients

American Express


Brembo


EIKA Real Estate Fund


General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA


IAD Investments Real Estate Fund


Johnson Controls


OVH


Phillips Medisize (a Koch Industries company)


Turkish Airlines


ZFP Investments Real Estate Fund


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised EIKA Real Estate Fund, represented by its management company EIKA Asset Management, on the acquisition of the Celebro office building in Warsaw and related works.
  • Advising subsidiaries of ZFP Investments on negotiations of lease agreements, lease amendments, fit-out and construction works agreements and other asset management works concerning office properties in Warsaw and Krakow.

EY Law

The real estate practice at EY Law advises domestic and international clients on various real estate assets, including office, retail, logistics, and hotel properties. The team frequently collaborates with the corporate and tax practices at the firm. Magdalena Kasiarz leads the team and specialises in matters including sale, restructuring, and liquidation of capital groups and corporations, as well as mergers and demergers within the real estate sector. Another key figure in the team is Anna Palczewska, who is experienced in advising on M&A transactions.

Responsables de la pratique:

Magdalena Kasiarz


Autres avocats clés:

Anna Palczewska


Principaux clients

Świętokrzyska Grupa Przemysłowa Industria S.A.


Liugong Dressta Machinery sp. z o.o.


BorgWarner


PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A.


JSW Koks


Euro-Hel sp. z o.o.


Principaux dossiers


  • Advising Świętokrzyska Grupa Przemysłowa Industria S.A. on the acquisition of a majority stake in two companies which run photovoltaic farm development projects with a total infrastructure capacity estimated at 240MW.
  • Advising Liugong Dressta Machinery, a multinational machinery manufacturing company headquartered in China, on the sale of part of its assets in Poland to state-owned Huta Stalowa Wola.
  • Advising on the global intragroup reorganisation of the BorgWarner Group.

Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP

Supported by a strong network of international offices, the team at Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP advises some of the largest investors, corporates, and financial institutions on matters related to transactional real estate deals. Its offering also covers tax-related issues, long lease agreements, contract negotiation, and litigation within the real estate sector. Katarzyna Dębińska-Pietrzyk stands at the helm of the practice, and regularly handles purchases and sales in relation to shares of assets, including both portfolio and individual real estate assets.

Responsables de la pratique:

Katarzyna Dębińska-Pietrzyk


Les références

‘Deal oriented, strong network, professional, profound advice.’

‘Extremely client oriented: client first, flexible, sympathetic.’

Principaux clients

BBI Development


HR Group


Dürr AG


Corum XL


Abrdn Investments


Dover Corporation


Prime Holdings


Santander Bank Polska S.A.


BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A.


ib vogt GmbH


Oriens Czech Republic s.r.o.


Nissan


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised HR Group on the acquisition of the Polish operations of the Austrian Vienna House hotel company.
  • Advised Stuttgart-based mechanical and plant engineering company Dürr AG on its acquisition of BBS Automation Group.
  • Advising French asset management company Corum XL on the acquisition of the Cristal Park office building in Warsaw from investor M7 PolAF Propco 9 sp. z o.o.

LegalKraft

LegalKraft advises on all classes of commercial real estate assets, including office, retail, residential, warehouse and industrial space, guiding clients through development, leases, financings, and acquisitions of such properties. The team is co-led by a duo comprising Dawid Demianiuk and Artur Swirtun; the latter is dual qualified in Poland and Sweden, and consequently serves as a key point of contact for Swedish and Nordic companies expanding their investment into Poland. Other key names to note include Paweł Piechociński, commended by a client for his ‘exceptional leasing negotiation skills’.

Responsables de la pratique:

Dawid Demianiuk; Artur Swirtun


Autres avocats clés:

Paweł Piechociński; Anita Woźniak; Ludwika Olszewska


Les références

‘Paying lots of attention to the details and good understanding of each project.’

‘Taking care of the process as the whole.’

‘LegalKraft is a boutique law firm which has a fully client-oriented model. The boutique set up ensures flexibility allowing the team to work in line with the client’s needs.’

Principaux clients

ACE 7 Koszalin Retail Invest


Dasos Capital


Falcon Investment Management


Haverhill Investment (Atenor group)


Max Poland


Savills Investment Management


Tensor SE (Investika group)


Vastint Poland


Principaux dossiers


  • Advising Tensor SE, as the landlord, on the extension of a lease agreement concerning premises with a total area of 7,000 square metres with ADVA.
  • Advising Savills Investment Management on the lease of 23,000 square metres of warehousing in Konotopa Park II to Multidekor.
  • Advising Haverhill, as the landlord, on the negotiation of a lease agreement with companies from the POLENERGA group concerning 3,600 square metres of the Lakeside office area and an additional 3,100 square metres of temporary office space in the UBCII complex.

Olesinski & Wspolnicy

The real estate practice at Olesinski & Wspolnicy advises commercial and industrial property owners, office and industrial tenants, developers, and realtors on all aspects of real estate issues, including acquisitions, sales and commercialisations, in addition to providing assistance with related tax, state aid, and debt financing matters. The team also cooperates with the firm’s newly established Asian desk, which acts as a key resource for Asian investors seeking to expand their operations into the Polish real estate market. Filip Mroczkowski and Maciej Król co-lead the team, ably assisted by Olga Płoucha and Joanna Lentka-Wróbel.

Responsables de la pratique:

Filip Mroczkowski; Maciej Król


Autres avocats clés:

Olga Płoucha; Joanna Lentka-Wróbel; Piotr Olearczyk


Les références

‘Very strong real estate practice in general. More specifically, they have broad experience in matters related to renewable energy projects where they have supported several of our clients. Very agile team with initiative and strong commitment to the client’s business. Used to working with foreign companies.’

‘Exceptional client service, full service and quality in every field of expertise.’

‘Filip Mroczkowski is a very qualified and hands-on M&A lawyer with perfect skills in English and German, and a good understanding of business mechanics.’

Principaux clients

Umicore Poland Sp. z o. o. [LCC] (Group of Companies)


KVL Investment Sp. z o.o. [LCC]


Cavatina Holding SA [INC]


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


UBM Development Sp. z o.o. [LCC] (Group of Companies)


Diamentum Office Sp. z o.o. [LCC]


Develia SA [INC]


Vantage Development SA [INC] (Group of Companies)


Angel Poland Group Sp. z o.o. [LCC] (Group of Companies)


Lokum Deweloper SA [INC]


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


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


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


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


Sika Poland sp. z o.o. [LCC]


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


Logiserv Group Sp. Z o.o. Sp.k.


GARANT FILTER GmbH[LCC]


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


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


Cooper Standard Holdings INC


Cooper Standard Polska Sp. z o.o. [LCC](Group of Companies)


GUOTAI HUARONG (POLAND) Sp. z o.o. [LCC]


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


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


BeeWaTec Sp. z o.o. [LCC]


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


Tubex Holding GmbH [LCC]


Energia Polska sp. z o.o. [LCC] (Group of Companies)


Sieć Badawcza Łukasiewicz – Instytut Metali Nieżelaznych Oddział w Legnicy


Gigaset Communications Polska Sp. z o.o. [LCC]


Horex.pl SA [INC]


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


Principaux dossiers


  • Assisted Vantage Development S.A. with the acquisition and development of 4.72 hectares of land in Gdansk for a multi-phase residential development.
  • Assisted Chinese-owned companies M.B.B. Logistics and M.W. with two sale and leaseback transactions of their key distribution centers to an international investment fund.
  • Advising Umicore Poland Sp. z o. o. on a series of land purchases comprising 460,000 square metres for the future development of a factory for the production of cathode materials for electric car batteries.

Schoenherr Halwa sp.k.

The team at Schoenherr Halwa sp.k. demonstrates prowess in matters related to the acquisition and development of properties, zoning regulations, and land use issues across a range of real estate assets, including office, industrial, and commercial properties. Its client roster includes domestic and international investors, private equity funds, financial institutions, and developers. Katarzyna Sulimierska stands at the helm of the group and is aided by Karolina Samocik and Adam Nowosielski.

Responsables de la pratique:

Katarzyna Sulimierska


Autres avocats clés:

Karolina Samocik; Adam Nowosielski


Principaux clients

Ares Management Limited


Sunrise Real Estate


UNIQA Uniqa Real Estate GmbH


Wiener Städtische Versicherungs AG


United Benefits GmbH


Warsaw Property Partners / Catella Poland WPP Sp. z o.o.


Albea Group


Blackstones CS Sp.z o.o.


Societe Generale S.A.


Erste Group Bank AG


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised UNIQA Real Estate Management GmbH on the acquisition of the Maraton office buildings in Poznan from Union Investment Real Estate GmbH.
  • Advised United Benefits GmbH on its acquisition of the Silver Forum office building in Wroclaw.
  • Advised Wiener Städtische Versicherungs AG on its acquisition of an SPV from Catella group.

Smolarek, Rogala, Caban - Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni Sp. p.

Smolarek, Rogala, Caban - Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni Sp. p. advises local and international corporates, as well as landlords and tenants, on purchase, lease and construction issues relating to a range of assets, from offices and retail spaces, to hotels and industrial properties. The team is led by Monika Smolarek, Marcin Rogala and Łukasz Caban, all of whom are founding partners of the firm. Tomasz Zepert and Wojciech Madiuk also play integral roles within the team.

Responsables de la pratique:

Monika Smolarek; Marcin Rogala; Łukasz Caban


Autres avocats clés:

Tomasz Zepert; Wojciech Madiuk


Les références

‘This practice is in my opinion unique because of its strength across the team. We have used their services for several years and on many different topics and they have never disappointed. They have always put an effort into understanding our challenges and tried to “think like us” to be able to advise us in the correct direction.’

‘What makes this team stand out is their way of adapting to the client’s needs. They keep themselves up to date on their client’s behalf and are ready and tuned-in when advice or suggestion is needed.’

‘We are cooperating with Monika Smolarek, Marcin Rogala, Łukasz Caban, Wojciech Majdiuk and Tomasz Zepert as our main contacts and we have felt the same professionalism from each and every one. Straight and precise – exactly what we need!’

Principaux clients

Ingka Holding


Cromwell Property Group


Golden Star Estate B.V.


Hines International Real Estate Holdings


Bregentved Estate


Nordic Solar Energy A/S


Raiffeisen Bank International AG (Spółka Akcyjna) Oddział w Polsce


Legend Hotels


Diaverum Polska


Inventage


Vision Express SP Sp. z o.o.


Lush Cosmetics


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Danish photovoltaic farm owner Nordic Solar A/S on financing and refinancing transactions for the construction of 39 photovoltaic farms, located in northwestern and central Poland, with a total capacity of approximately 37MW.
  • Advised, KBC 13 Sp. z o.o., as the landlord, on an office lease agreement.
  • Assisting Raiffeisen Bank International AG, acting as a depositary bank to an investment fund, on the renegotiation of a preliminary agreement for the sale of 170 hectares of land for the opening of an aggregate mine.

Wiewiórski Legal

The team at Wiewiórski Legal offers ‘concrete solutions’ to various real estate issues, including acquisitions and sales, as well as the leases of production facilities and office spaces. The firm is a key point of call for both domestic and international corporates. Its offering also includes advising on project financing agreements, applications for building permits, and planning permissions. Marcin Wojtasik leads the team.

Responsables de la pratique:

Marcin Wojtasik


Les références

‘The team at Wiewiorski Legal is the best legal team I have ever worked with. Their professionalism, reliability, and the level of support they offer is on the top level. They offer concrete solutions, always explaining the implications of each proposed option, so we can make the best informed decisions.’

‘The communication is very effective and friendly – the atmosphere of work with the team is always so friendly, it makes solving even the most complex query enjoyable and inspiring.’

‘The uniqueness of Wiewiorski Legal is their comprehensive expertise. They have internal capabilities strengthened by a network of partners they’re working with. It all makes the firm capable of mobilising resources in no time and providing meaningful legal analysis. This is what has happened in response to our request to analyse a real estate contract.’

Principaux clients

Kraft Heinz


Danfoss Poland


ElectroMobility Poland


Imagination Technologies


Controlant


Meero


Finejas


Eika


Coherent Solutions


Consult. Red / Red Embedded


Unic


ABS Bonifer


Virtido


Principaux dossiers


  • Advised Electromobility Poland on a number of projects related to the acquisition and development of a real property for the construction of a new electric car manufacturing facility in Jaworzno.
  • Assisted Finejas, a Lithuanian group of companies, with the selection of a location for a greenfield project in Poland.
  • Advised White Drive Motors & Steering on a project which involved carrying out substantial improvements and alterations to a leased production and logistics building situated in a logistics park belonging to international group CBRE.