In the latest edition of Chambers Global, an international legal directory, WKB is recommended in four categories: Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Corporate/M&A: Desk based Abroad in Poland, and Dispute Resolution. Individual recommendations went to Andrzej Wierciński, Tomasz Kwieciński, Bartłomiej Jankowski, Jakub Jędrzejak, Marcin Smolarek and Anna Wojciechowska.

In the new edition of Chambers Global WKB is ranked in four following practice areas:

  • Poland: Banking & Finance (Band 4)
  • Poland: Corporate/M&A (Band 4)
  • Poland:  Dispute Resolution (Band 4)
  • Italy: Corporate/M&A: Desk based Abroad in Poland

Our lawyers have also received six individual recommendations, which come with a very positive client feedback:

Andrzej Wierciński (ranked as an Eminent Practitioner in Poland: Corporate/M&A): Eminent practitioner Andrzej Wierciński is widely respected for his long-standing expertise in corporate law and M&A transactions. He is praised by market sources for his “good commercial understanding of clients’ needs.”

Jakub Jędrzejak (ranked in Band 4 in Poland: Corporate/M&A): Market commentators report Jakub Jędrzejak to be a “very talented” and “skilful lawyer who’s good at what he does and finds solutions.” He advises private equity funds on M&A transactions. He co-led the team assisting Wuhu YuanDa Venture Capital with the potential acquisition of a manufacturer of automated production lines for the automobile industry.

Tomasz Kwieciński (ranked in Band 4 in Poland: Dispute Resolution): Tomasz Kwieciński is noted for his experience in construction, energy and insurance-related disputes, where he routinely represents domestic clients before Polish courts. Sources value his “experience and comprehensive legal knowledge.”

Bartłomiej Jankowski (ranked in Band 3 in Poland: Dispute Resolution): Practice head Bartłomiej Jankowski assists clients with commercial disputes, and has further expertise in infrastructure and construction-related litigation. He is described by clients as “an excellent strategic adviser, able to always be a few steps forward.”

Marcin Smolarek (ranked in Band 5 in Poland: Banking & Finance): Marcin Smolarek moves up the rankings following a raft of praise from market sources, who describe him as a “flexible and business-oriented” practitioner. His wide-ranging practice encompasses project and acquisition finance as well as debt restructuring.

Anna Wojciechowska (ranked in Poland: Corporate/M&A as a Foreign expert for Germany): Anna Wojciechowska assists German clients with M&A, share and joint venture transactions involving Poland. Clients appreciate her experience, noting: “She is very structured and is able to explain everything in German.”

Chambers Global is one of the most recognised legal directories with global reach covering Polish jurisdiction. It is launched annually by the prestigious Chambers & Partners publishing house.

More information on the rankings is available on the publisher’s website.