“A spectacular climb up” the Rzeczpospolita ranking of law firms
In the most recent edition of the annual Ranking of Law Firms, published by Rzeczpospolita, a national daily paper, WKB has climbed the ranks spectacularly, moving up to 6th place in terms of the total number of lawyers, and 8th place in terms of the number of fully qualified lawyers (advocates and attorneys-at-law). WKB and its lawyers also received recommendations in the following categories: Energy law and Public procurement law.
Who’s who legal lists Aleksander Stawicki and Bartosz Turno as leading competition lawyers
Aleksander Stawicki (a senior partner and head of the competition law practice) and Bartosz Turno (a partner in the competition law practice) rank among the leading lawyers worldwide featured in Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2019, published this May.
WKB ranked in Media Law International 2019
For another year in a row, WKB has been ranked as one of the top nine firms in Poland specializing in media law by Media Law International – the specialist guide to the world’s leading media law firms.
WKB lawyers outline corporate governance rules in Poland
Andrzej Wierciński, Anna Wojciechowska and Anna Wyrzykowska have co-authored the chapter on Polish regulations regarding corporate governance in ”The Corporate Governance Review 2019”. The publication is available for download.
WKB supported a winning team of the Global Legal Hackathon in their participation in the New York finale
For the second year in a row, WKB law firm has become a partner of the Polish edition of the Global Legal Hackathon – a one-of-a-kind marathon programming event aimed at developing innovative technological and business solutions for the legal industry, which will take place on 22-24 February, in Warsaw. All Legal-Tech innovators are welcome to join in.
Developments in WKB’s capital markets practice
Due to the increasing number of projects regarding the issue of securities and involving entities taking part in transactions in the capital market, WKB has formed and reinforced a separate team of experts specialising in capital markets law. The team is led by Agata Szczepańczyk-Piwek, with support from Marta Midloch and Jakub Jędrzejak who will continue to advise clients on matters concerning the public trading of shares and provide legal services for companies listed on the stock exchange.
WKB lawyers co-authored a monograph on electromobility
In April, C.H. Beck published the monograph "Legal and economic aspects for development of electromobility" edited by dr hab. Katarzyna Kokocińska and Jarosław Kola.
The Legal 500 EMEA 2019: WKB recommended in 15 categories
The most recent edition of The Legal 500 EMEA recommends WKB law firm in a total of 15 practice areas, with 25 of the firm’s lawyers having received personal recommendations. Dr Jerzy Baehr, Aleksander Stawicki and dr Bartosz Turno have been recognised as Leading Individuals, while Anna Flaga-Martynek has been named as a Next Generation Lawyer.