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WKB strengthens German Desk with new hire
It is with pleasure that we announce that WKB has bolstered its company law and corporate governance team with the appointment of Anna Fennig, advocate with many years’ experience in working with German-speaking clients. Anna will also strengthen the firm’s German Desk.
Jan Roliński re-appointed as arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport at the Polish Olympic Committee
Jan Roliński has been re-appointed as an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) at the Polish Olympic Committee for the period 2020-2023, as the second consecutive term.
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Chambers Global 2020 recommends WKB in the new International & Cross-Border Capabilities rankings
In the new edition of Chambers Global WKB has been recommended in the newly published International & Cross-Border Capabilities rankings. Only four independent law firms have been recommended in this category.
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WKB recommended by the renowned Chambers Global 2020 international legal services guide
The annual Chambers Global international legal services guide, compiled primarily on the basis of client reviews, has recommended WKB in the following categories: Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Italy: Corporate/M&A: Foreign desks. Also, WKB has been recommended as a go-to partner for cross-jurisdictional matters in the newly introduced International & Cross-Border Capabilities rankings, among four other Polish independent (non-multinational) law firms. Five of our lawyers also received individual recommendations.
Aleksandra Stępniewska joins WKB as counsel
We are pleased to announce that advocate Aleksandra Stępniewska has joined WKB as counsel and head of the white collar crime practice. With support from other advocates in the firm, including Jan Roliński (a senior partner at WKB), Aleksandra will provide clients with comprehensive advice on all aspects of criminal proceedings, preventive procedures, and crisis management.
WKB advised Boekestijn Transport on the acquisition of Baltic Trans and European Trucking
WKB Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr advised Boekestijn Transport on the acquisition of 100% of shares in Baltic Trans sp. z o. o. from ECS Corporate NV. At the same time, WKB advised the Client on the acquisition of assets of European Trucking Sp. z o.o.
WKB advised Grosfillex on the acquisition of Warmińska Fabryka Okien „Postęp”
WKB law firm advised Grosfillex (through a group entity, Arban Sàrl) on a transaction concerning their acquisition of 100% of shares in Warmińska Fabryka Okien “Postęp” Sp. z o.o., a window manufacturer active on both the Polish and European markets since 2003.
WKB lawyers supported the consortium of General Electric and Polimex Mostostal in a tender for the expansion of the Dolna Odra power plant
On Thursday (30 January), PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna signed a contract with the consortium of Polimex Mostostal and  General Electric companies (General Electric Global Services GmbH and General Electric International Inc) for the construction of two CCGT units at the Dolna Odra Power Plant. The total value of the investment is PLN 5 billion net. WKB law firm, whose experts Jan Roliński, Agnieszka Chwiałkowska and Piotr Wojdak are GE companies’ long-standing tender advisers, participated in the preparation of tender offer.