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The commitment we show when working for domestic and global clients has been recognized in prestigious international rankings: Chambers Europe and Legal500 EMEA

In 2018 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


act BSWW

For over the last ten years act BSWW has been building reputation for excellence among Polish and international clients through delivering solid ongoing services as well as advising on prestigious transactions and high-profile disputes. We provide comprehensive legal advisory services as well as in-depth knowledge in specialist fields of law.

The act BSWW team is composed of nearly 80 experienced lawyers providing comprehensive legal services across many sectors of the economy, real estate, construction, capital market, financing, energy, chemical, telecommunications, IT and automotive to name but a few.

act BSWW is a founding member of act legal, a new European alliance of law firms. With act legal, we are represented in 10 countries across continental Europe, having over 300 commercial and corporate lawyers, tax advisors and business experts.

Our Italian Desk is one of the most capable on the Polish market, supporting clients originating from Italy and those connected with Italian capital.

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The Legal 500 EMEA

recommends us in following practice areas: real estate, capital markets, corporate and M&A, banking & finance, dispute resolution, restructuring & insolvency, employment, IP, TMT as well as in tax advisory in the 2018, 2017, 2016 and the 2015 editions. Five of our partners have been individually recommended: Jacek Bieniak , Marta Kosiedowska, Guiseppe La Rosa, Michał Wielhorski and Marek Wojnar.

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

recommends the firm in 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015 in the domain of real estate and notes partner Michał Wielhorski individually as one of Poland’s leading real estate lawyers.

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Chambers Europe 2019

We are delighted to announce that Chambers Europe 2019 ( recommended act BSWW in the following practice areas: Real Estate and Capital Markets: Debt.


act BSWW consults NEO Hospital on purchase of da Vinci robot

act BSWW was advising NEO Hospital Group (that runs “Szpital na Klinach” in Kraków) on the acquisition of a uniquely modern da Vinci surgical system. It is a medical robot developed by a US-based corporation, Intuitive Surgical. It was designed in order to facilitate...


act BSWW helped a Strabag Group company acquire Caverion’s business in Poland

On February 28, 2019, Strabag PFS Austria GmbH (member of Strabag Group) signed an agreement to purchase 100% shares in Caverion Polska Sp. z o.o. The previous owner, Caverion Oyj (Finland), decided to withdraw from the Polish market. The company’s operations were focus...


Interim measure of nearly PLN 0.5bn

act BSWW successfully represents PKP PLK in interim relief proceedings against Astaldi  act BSWW was representing PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. in procedures aimed at securing interim relief against Astaldi S.p.A. At the beginning of 2019, the Regional Court in Warsa...


act BSWW reinforces its IP practice

Anna Sawaryn, attorney-at-law, has joined the intellectual property team at act BSWW. Her primary areas of expertise are intellectual property law and competition law. She consults on trademark protection, copyright law and personal data protection. Her scope of prof...


act BSWW advised Zeitgeist Asset Management on the acquisition of an office building in Warsaw

act BSWW provided legal services to Zeitgeist Asset Management (via SPV of its Specialized Investment Luxembourg based Fund - Real Added Value SCS) on all stages of acquisition of the office building located in Warsaw at Solec St. The building provides office leasable a...

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