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African Desk

Africa is the second largest and most populous continent with huge investment potential due to its abundance of natural resources and booming commercial markets. Africa is attracting investors and companies from around the world due to its promising growth and huge demand for infrastructure, equipment and consumer goods.

The investment and business process, on the other hand, can present unique challenges that relate to cultural diversity, complex business structures and changing legal, regulatory and political frameworks.

The African Desk was created for international clients seeking legal and business advice and business in sub-Saharan African countries as well as for African entrepreneurs interested in entering the Polish market or having a need for local legal advice. The African Desk is a partner for governments, organisations and associations, advisors and service providers.

Our advisory services cover:

  • Business consulting
  • Company registration in Poland and African countries
  • Commencing operations in Poland and Africa
  • Relocation of foreign employees
  • Legal assistance concerning employment matters
  • Tax advisory services
  • Accounting and financial services
  • Negotiating and preparing trade agreements
  • Engaging with public authorities and courts
  • Dispute resolution

Managing Partner of African Desk:

The experienced Managing Partner overseeing client service is Attorney-at-law Jacek Bieniak, who possesses advanced legal knowledge, negotiation skills, and versatility, which form the solid foundation for his successes in resolving legal complexities.

Experienced African Desk Team:

The African Desk also includes lawyers with diverse specialisations who have relationships with local law firms and, through this synergy, are able to offer legal solutions that meet the needs of clients from various parts of the world.

Our team includes:

  • Giuseppe La Rosa – Attorney-at-law (Avvocato), Partner
  • Mariusz Grochowski – Attorney-at-law, Senior Associate

Memberships and Collaboration:

In the African continent, we particularly operate in the regions of the Republic of Botswana and the Republic of South Africa – these regions are classified as some of the most attractive investment destinations in Africa.

We closely cooperate with the National Chamber of Commerce and the Honorary Consulate of Botswana.

Benefit from Our Experience:

We place great importance on excellence in our services and closely collaborate with governmental organizations, associations, external advisors, and clients to work towards the most favorable solutions beyond standard legal advice.

At African Desk, we combine a meticulous legal approach with a deep understanding of cultural nuances and business practices, allowing our clients to gain a competitive advantage.

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