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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

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act BSWW

For over ten 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.

The act BSWW legal & tax team consists of 80 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 2019, we are ranked in the following practice areas: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Commercial, Corporate and M&A; Construction; Dispute Resolution; Employment; and White-collar Crime.

A number of our lawyers have also received individual recommendations: Jacek Bieniak, Piotr Smołuch, Michał Wielhorski, Piotr Wojnar, Marek Wojnar, Magdalena Banaszczyk-Głowacka, Marta Kosiedowska, Katarzyna Marzec, Piotr Pośnik, and Sebastian Sury.

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 us in Real Estate (2018 and 2019) and Capital Markets: Debt (2019).

Additionally, Michał Wielhorski has been ranked as “recognised practitioner” (2018 and 2019) for being one of Poland’s leading real estate lawyers.

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Poland’s shopping malls to close?

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Changes in civil procedure following COVID-19 outbreak

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The legislative efforts to help business in the face of the coronavirus epidemic are gaining steam. One of the legal acts currently under consideration is the act on public support to rescue or restructure businesses, a draft of which was published on March 20, 2020. Th...

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Corporate resolutions vs. coronavirus restrictions

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Shielding business from crisis. Revision of COVID-19 special-purpose act – labour law and salary subsidies

As the Polish government continues to work on the revision of the COVID-19 special-purpose act, we have prepared an overview of the proposed changes regarding employer support in the face of the coronavirus crisis. Salary subsidies Paid from the budget of the Guarante...

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