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Wardynski & Partners

Wardynski & Partners  

Legal Services | Poland

tel: +48 22 437 82 00 | fax: +48 22 437 82 01
Aleje Ujazdowskie 10 | Warsaw | 00-478 | Poland

Main Contacts

Pawel Ciecwierz

Pawel CiecwierzSenior Partner


Warsaw, Poland | Krakow, Poland | Poznan, Poland | Wroclaw, Poland

Wardynski & Partners's Overview

Established in 1988, Wardyński & Partners combines traditional values with modern approach.

We focus on our clients business needs, helping them effectively and practically solve their most disturbing legal issues.

The firm is particularly noted among clients and competitors for its services in dispute resolution, M&A, intellectual property and title restitution.

We share our knowledge and experience through our law portal (www.inprinciple.pl), the firm Yearbook, and the 'Law and Practice' series published by LexisNexis Polska.

The firm now has over 100 multilingual lawyers, serving clients in Polish, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Czech and Korean. We have offices in four Polish cities.

We have been awarded Chambers Europe Award for Excellence 2014 Poland Law Firm of the Year - National. We have been consistently recognized as the leading law firm by: Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1988
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 4
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 100

Languages: Polish, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Czech and Korean.


Areas of Practice
  • Aviation law
  • Banking & finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business crimes
  • Business-to-business contracts
  • Capital markets
  • Competition law
  • Corporate law
  • Dispute resolution and arbitration
  • Employment law
  • Energy law
  • Environmental law
  • European Union law
  • Financial institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Infrastructure
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property
  • Life science
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • New technologies
  • Outsourcing
  • Payment services
  • Personal data protection
  • Private client
  • Private equity
  • Public procurement
  • Real estate and construction
  • Restructuring
  • Retail & distribution
  • Sports law
  • State aid
  • Tax
  • Title restitution
  • Transport

Practical M&A Guide
Wardynski & Partners, May 2017

An overview of mergers and acquisitions in Poland. The process, structure and parties to M&A deals, legal restrictions and tax aspects, discussed clearly and accessibly. What to bear in mind, and what details require special focus.   The M&A practice at Wardynski & Partners has prepared a guide to mergers and acquisitions in Poland. In less than 60 pages, we highlight the issues vital to the success of the deal.   We describe the requirements for involvement of various types of entities: partnerships, joint ventures, investment funds, and special-purpose vehicles...

The Permissibility of Asking Witnesses Leading Questions in Polish Judicial and Arbitration Practice
Wardynski & Partners, April 2017

Whether witnesses can be asked leading questions is a vital issue for fair trials, but is treated inconsistently in Polish litigation practice. Inspiration can be sought from the rules that have worked for years in common-law jurisdictions. Polish litigators generally share the belief that a witness should never be asked a leading question—that is, a question that suggests to the witness what the “right” answer should be...

All articles submitted by Wardynski & Partners


Wardynski & Partners Launches “In Principle” Portal to Discuss Complicated Legal Issues in a Clear and Accessible Way
Wardynski & Partners, March 2017

Spring is in the air, and “In Principle” is changing its layout. We opted for clarity, showcasing the legal content that is the portal’s strong suit. On the “In Principle” portal, we strive to write clearly and accessibly, although the legal issues we discuss can sometimes be complex. Thus we simplified the graphic design and navigation of the site to avoid distractions from your reading. Our portal offers nearly two thousand articles in Polish and nearly a thousand in English. They discuss interesting rulings by Polish and EU courts, changes in regulations planned or already introduced, and also nuances of the law which can have a particular impact on business...

Publication: Crowdfunding Crossing Borders Research Report
Wardynski & Partners, April 2016

We have co-authored a chapter in a report overviewing liability risks associated with cross border crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is here to stay. Its exponential growth (in Europe doubling every year) shows that the market is seriously looking into new financing alternatives. Crowdfunding platforms pop up like daisies and are expanding rapidly. Inherently, the platforms, as well as the investors and the project owners, become confronted with other jurisdictions. Other national laws and regulations, another regulator, but most importantly another (claims) culture...

All press submitted by Wardynski & Partners


In principle
Wardynski & Partners 

“In Principle” is a portal about law—for business but not only. We discuss complicated legal issues in a way that is clear and accessible. We write about interesting rulings by Polish and EU courts, changes in regulations proposed or already enacted, and the nuances of the law which can have a...

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