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.
WKB law firm acted as local Polish counsel to Benson Elliot (together with Walton Street Capital and Schroders) on the sale of the five-star Sheraton Warsaw hotel to Patron Capital. The firm was also involved as Polish legal counsel in relation to the initial acquisition of the Sheraton Hotel by the consortium in 2015.
WKB LEGAL ALERT | PROFESSIONAL ATTORNEYS-IN-FACT MAY FILE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS WITH THE NATIONAL COURT REGISTER
From 1 April 2019 professional attorneys-in-fact may file financial statements with the National Court Register, pursuant to an amendment to the National Court Register Act, which comes into effect on that day. The lawyers from the company law and corporate governance team write about the details in the latest legal alert.
In this year's edition of Chambers Europe – one of the most recognised international legal directories – WKB has been ranked in 11 practice areas, with individual recommendations for 18 lawyers.
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.
WKB is advising Centrum Rozliczeń Elektronicznych Polskie ePłatności on their acquisition of 100% of shares in Billbird (a leader in providing innovative payment methods in Poland, under the “Moje Płatności online” brand, among others) from International Game Technology (IGT), a multinational gaming company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.