In May 2017, the prestigious corporate law firms BSWW Legal & Tax (Poland), AC Tischendorf (Germany), Vivien & Associés (France), WMWP (Austria), MPH (Slovakia), Řanda Havel Legal (Czech Republic) will be joining forces under the name of act legal (www.actlegal.com).
With around 250 first-class corporate and commercial lawyers, tax consultants and business experts, supported by a highly-trained back office, act legal will be the very first choice for top-quality legal advice in Europe. Establishing act legal will allow us to provide top-quality services on the competitive European market. The main aim of act legal is to offer Clients that need high-level, cross-border, or regional legal advice an attractive alternative to major international law firms. act legal, by being personal, and its members having established records of accomplishment in their jurisdictions, with good relations and local understanding, will be able to provide efficient bespoke processes addressing Client’s needs and local and international conditions.
Strong and effective support to Clients in jurisdictions not directly covered by act legal will be secured through longstanding memberships in international networks covering all major business centres of the world.
Marek Wojnar, managing partner of BSWW explains:
“With act legal our aim is quite plainly to offer the market the best of all legal consultancy worlds, by bringing together leading law firms providing full scope of top-quality legal services on terms competitive to those offered by other network legal firms.
I want to stress that our most important resource are people and act legal will offer the best lawyers the opportunity to grow professionally by working in foreign offices of our firm.”
Over the next two years, act legal aims to have its own offices in all major countries of Europe. Initial talks are already underway with high-performing law firms in Scandinavia and Southern and Western Europe focused on Corporate, M&A and General Commercial law.