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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 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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The Legal 500 EMEA

has been recommending us each year since 2015.

As of 2020, 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, and Piotr Pośnik

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, 2019 and 2020) and Capital Markets: Debt (2019 and 2020).

Additionally, Michał Wielhorski has been ranked as “recognised practitioner” (each year since 2015) for being one of Poland’s leading real estate lawyers.



act BSWW at Małopolski Kongres Prawa Zamówień Publicznych

A conference on public procurement procedures in view of the forthcoming Public Procurement Law Act will be held on October 20 in Kraków. Sebastian Pietrzyk, attorney-at-law, Partner and Co-Head of Public Procurement at act BSWW, will deliver a presentation on legal pr...


act BSWW advises on refinancing of office complex in Kraków

A Portuguese investor completed the refinancing transaction for the Porto Office complex developed in 2019. It is made up of two A-class office buildings. act BSWW advised the investor on refinancing of this investment project. The law firm’s team was led by Michał ...


act BSWW at WARS.ZAM 2020: Public tenders in light of the new Public Procurement Law Act

A conference on public procurement procedures in view of the forthcoming Public Procurement Law Act will be held on October 7-9 in Warsaw. Marcelina Daszkiewicz, attorney-at-law, Senior Associate and Co-Head of Public Procurement at act BSWW, will deliver a presentatio...


Breakfast with public procurement at act BSWW: COVID-19 and its impact on performance of public procurement contracts. New Public Procurement Law Act – agreements.

We would like to invite you to our business breakfast at which we are going to focus on changes to the public procurement law, arising from the so-called “Shield 4.0” and the new Public Procurement Law Act that will come into effect as of January 01, 2021. Agenda: 1. ...


act BSWW advises on investment in gamification platform

Pracuj Ventues, Poland’s first corporate innovation fund, which focuses on investments in technological companies operating in HR and Learning & Development sectors, has acquired a minority stake in Gamfi. Gamfi offers innovative solutions that enhance workplace mo...


Upcoming income tax changes

Below you will find a summary of key income tax-related changes provided in the draft bill of September 15, 2020. They are supposed to take effect as early as at the start of 2021. 1. Limited partnership [PL: spółka komandytowa] with registered office or central admin...

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