WKB acted as local Polish counsel to Naspers (which is the owner of Allegro among other things) on its $15,000,000 investment in the social learning network known as Brainly which started in Poland. Currently, it has around 60,000,000 users, and the funds from the new investment will boost its development further (the aim is to reach 100,000,000 users). The lead counsel to Naspers was Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP (New York office).
The transaction strengthened the market position of Middleby Corporation, a global leader in the foodservice equipment industry. WKB advised Middleby with full legal coverage on all Polish-law related matters of the transaction.
WKB ranked among The Most Desired Employers of 2015 in the 6th edition of the ranking released by Antal International
The Most Desired Employers in the Opinion of Professionals and Managers survey included the views of over 3000 professionals and managers from Poland.
WKB distinguished as the leader in the area of public procurement and recommended in the field of energy law in this year’s survey of Leading Law Firms and Lawyers published by Rzeczpospolita
Jan Roliński, senior partner and head of the public procurement practice and dr Jerzy Baehr, head of WKB’s energy law practice have received individual recommendations.
WKB recognised by The Legal 500 EMEA 2016: 12 recommendations as a firm and 10 individual recommendations for WKB lawyers
WKB has been commended in 12 categories, including as the leader in the area of Competition/antitrust; Aleksander Stawicki and dr Jerzy Baehr have been listed in the elite “Leading lawyers” list.
Agnieszka Chwiałkowska and Anna Wojciechowska were both promoted to the position of counsel. These promotions follow the January additions and changes to our partner ranks.
WIODĄCA kancelaria prawna na rynku polskim.
ZESPÓŁ ponad siedemdziesięciu doświadczonych prawników w biurach w Warszawie i Poznaniu.
MIĘDZYNARODOWY ZASIĘG dzięki współpracy z sieciami kancelarii partnerskich gwarantujący dostęp do blisko 150 rynków Europy i świata.
NOWATORSKIE ROZWIĄZANIA prawne odpowiadające dynamicznie zmieniającym się warunkom rynkowym.
PROFESJONALIZM, doświadczenie i dbałość o realizację założeń biznesowych klientów.