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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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act BSWW

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 Interpump Group on EUR 278m cross-border transaction

Interpump Group S.p.A. acquired White Drive Motors & Steering business unit of Danfoss, consisting of three companies based in Poland, Germany and the US. The transaction value is EUR 278 million. The seller, Danfoss, is a global supplier of mobile hydraulics and e...

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act BSWW legal & tax at the National IT and Administration Convention

The 3rd National IT and Administration Convention will be held on 13-14 October 2021. Sebastian Pietrzyk, Attorney-at-law, Partner and Co-Head of Public Procurement Practice, will speak about the traps for the IT industry associated with the new Public Procurement Law....

Tax alert

NEWSLETTER: The tax side of real estate / September 2021

Get the RET right The tax side of real estate Periodic newsletter for the Real Estate sector September 2021 Services related to long-term lease should be covered by the 8% VAT rate, according to the so-called “binding rate information” issued on September 20, 2021 b...

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act BSWW legal & tax advises Adventum on EUR 84m acquisition of Sky Tower

Adventum Group, an investment fund manager operating internationally, is at the final stage of the EUR 84.42 million acquisition of Sky Tower, a landmark development in Wrocław, one of Poland’s biggest and highest mixed-use projects. Develia S.A. (the seller) and Adven...

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act BSWW legal & tax advises Adventum on purchase of Marynarska Point 1

Adventum Group, an investment fund manager operating internationally, has successfully closed the transaction of purchase from Savills Fund Management GmbH of the Marynarska Point 1 in Warsaw, a modern office building offering 13,000 sqm. of rentable office space. Thank...

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NEWSLETTER: The tax side of real estate / August 2021

Get the RET right The tax side of real estate Periodic newsletter for the Real Estate sector August 2021 The lease of hotel/commercial premises for residential purposes will be subject to VAT and non-exempt, according to the advance tax ruling issued on August 05, 2...

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