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The commitment we show when working for domestic and global clients has been recognized in prestigious international rankings: Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 EMEA and IFLR1000

In 2021 we were listed again among Poland’s largest law firms in the rankings published by Rzeczpospolita daily newspaper

We have a highly efficient and growing Italian Desk

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Kancelaria act BSWW legal & tax

For almost 20 years, act BSWW legal & tax has been building a reputation for excellence among Polish and international clients by delivering reliable legal services and advising on prestigious transactions and high-profile disputes. We offer comprehensive legal consulting and in-depth knowledge in various fields of law across diverse industry verticals.

act BSWW legal & tax is one of the founding members of act legal, a European alliance of law firms, operating in 10 countries. act legal has almost 400 lawyers, tax advisors and business experts.

The act BSWW legal & tax team consists of 70 experienced and skilled practitioners in a wide range of legal fields.

The law firm works in Polish, English, Italian, German and Russian. Our Italian Desk is one of the most efficient solutions of its kind in Poland, supporting clients originating from Italy and those with ties to the Italian capital.

Our commitment to superior-quality services for Polish and international Clients has been acknowledged in international rankings.

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Rankings

The Legal 500 EMEA

has been recommending us each year since 2015.

As of 2021, we are ranked in the following practice areas: Real Estate, Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Construction, White-Collar Crime, Dispute Resolution, Banking and Finance.

A number of our lawyers have also received individual recommendations: Jacek Bieniak, Piotr Smołuch, Michał Wielhorski, Piotr Wojnar, Marek Wojnar, Marta Kosiedowska, Alicja Sołtyszewska, Giuseppe La Rosa, Marek Miszkiel, Łukasz Piekarski, Piotr Pośnik, Mateusz Prokopiuk, Janusz Szeliński, and Łukasz Polak.

Chambers Global

recommends us in Corporate/M&A – Foreign Desk (Italy) both in the 2016 and the 2015 editions and in Corporate/M&A – Desk based Abroad (Italy) in the 2015 edition.

Chambers Europe

has been recommending us in Real Estate (each year since 2015) and in Capital Markets: Debt (in 2019 and 2020).

Additionally, Michał Wielhorski has been ranked in Real Estate (each year since 2015) and Piotr Smołuch has been ranked in Capital Markets: Debt in 2021.

IFLR1000

has been recommending us in Capital Markets: Debt (in 2021) and in Banking (in 2021).

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act BSWW legal & tax advises STRABAG Real Estate on acquisition of land with Galeria Plaza (Kraków) building from CP-Plaza sp. z o.o. (member of Peakside Group)

The law firm represented the buyer in the acquisition of the 80,000 sqm property that comes with an appealing location and convenient transport links to the city center. act BSWW legal & tax provided comprehensive pre-transactional (including a legal and tax due ...

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Get the RET right. The tax side of real estate | December 2021

The tax side of real estate. Periodic newsletter for the Real Estate sector. The basic designation of land in the Local Spatial Development Plan is decisive for determining the nature of the land as a building area - such conclusions arise from the judgment of the Supr...

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act BSWW legal & tax advises Uno Capital on joint venture real estate project

act BSWW legal & tax advised Uno Capital in a transaction involving the establishment of a joint venture entity and the transfer of a real estate title to it with a view to implementing a prestigious residential project in a resort town in the south of Poland. Th...

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act BSWW legal & tax advises STRABAG Real Estate on sale of real estate in Łódź

Due to its rapid growth and a range of large new projects, STRABAG Real Estate is selling selected smaller assets. One of such transactions is the sale of an investment property in Łódź. The law firm provided transactional advice throughout the sale process. “STRA...

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Excessive requirements for members of supervisory boards at joint-stock companies

The basic obligation of the supervisory board is to oversee the activities of the management board, so that it acts in compliance with applicable laws, good practices and the company’s best interest. Based on the draft bill amending the Code of Commercial Companies, the...

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act BSWW legal & tax advises AmeriGas on lease agreement with HB Reavis Poland

The act BSWW legal & tax real estate team provided comprehensive legal advice in negotiations of a lease agreement with HB Reavis Poland, concerning office premises in the Forest office complex at Burakowska 14, in the post-industrial part of Warsaw. Forest has ...

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