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Wardynski & Partners

Wardynski & Partners  

Legal Services | Poland

tel: +48 12 290 86 20 | fax: +48 12 290 86 21
ul. Ludwinowska 7/5 | Krakow | 30-331 | Poland

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

Wardynski & Partners's Overview

We focus on our clients’ business needs, helping them find effective and practical solutions for their most difficult legal problems.

Wardynski & Partners, founded in 1988, is one of the largest independent law firms in Poland.

We maintain the highest legal and business standards. We are committed to promoting the civil society and the rule of law. We participate in non-profit projects and pro bono initiatives.

Our lawyers are active members of Polish and international legal organisations, gaining access to global knowhow and developing a network of contacts with the top lawyers and law firms in the world, which our clients can also benefit from.

We apply best global practice in law firm management. We continually improve the firm’s operations, to our clients’ advantage. We hold PN-EN ISO 9001-2015 quality certification for legal services.

We enjoy a reputation as a friendly employer. Our lawyers can grow in professional, business and social terms, including through training programmes on law and management skills.

We share our knowledge and experience through our portal for lawyers and businesspeople (www.inprinciple.pl), the firm Yearbook, the new tech law blog (www.newtech.law), and numerous other publications and reports.

There are currently over 100 lawyers in the firm serving clients in Polish, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Czech, Italian and Korean.

We have offices in Warsaw, Poznan, Wroclaw and Krakow.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 150


Areas of Practice
  • Agriculture
  • Business Crime
  • Business-to-Business Contracts
  • Competition
  • Compliance & Internal Investigations
  • Construction
  • Construction Contracts, FIDIC
  • Corporate Law, Public Companies & Corporate Accounting
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Protection (including GDPR)
  • Defence
  • Employment & Global Mobility
  • Energy, Energy Intensive Industry
  • Environment
  • EU Law, State Aid & EU Funds
  • Finance (Banking & Project Finance, Financial Institutions, Capital Markets, Insurance)
  • FinTech
  • Government Claims & Enforcement
  • Healthcare
  • Infrastructure & Real Estate Development
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation
  • Luxury Goods
  • M&A
  • Manufacturing
  • Maritime Economy
  • Media & Advertising
  • New Technologies
  • Outsourcing
  • Pharma, Food, FMCG
  • Private Client
  • Private Equity
  • Public Procurement & PPP
  • Rail & Aviation
  • Real Estate & Reprivatisation
  • Regulatory
  • Restructuring & Bankruptcy
  • Retail & Distribution
  • Sectors
  • Sports
  • Startups
  • Tax
  • Transport, Shipping & Logistics

Of Counsel


Changes to Trademark Law from 16 March 2019
Wardynski & Partners, April 2019

An amendment to the Industrial Property Law took effect on 16 March 2019, transposing into Polish law the Trademark Directive (2015/2436). The amendment is not revolutionary but will certainly have huge practical implications. The changes have been made primarily to better align the EU and national trademark systems. The main changes include: Removal of the graphical presentation requirement from the definition of atrademark Modification of the list of marks that are not registrable, i.e...

Strict Time Limits in Construction Work Contracts
Wardynski & Partners, February 2019

For a long time in Polish business practice it has been unclear whether clauses in construction work contracts that require one party to notify the other of circumstances being grounds for seeking additional remuneration are effective. Clauses of this kind can be found in contracts concluded according to FIDIC standard forms of contracts produced by the Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils. This issue was considered by the Supreme Court in ajudgment of 23 March 2017 (V CSK 449/16), in particular clause 20.1 of aconstruction contract for building and finishing works for asewage system, concluded according to FIDIC contractual standards...

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Restructuring of Debt of Work Service SA
Wardynski & Partners, January 2019

The Banking & Project Finance practice at Wardyński & Partners has advised a consortium of banks (Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas SA, Bank Millennium SA, Santander Bank Polska SA and PKO Bank Polski SA) in connection with restructuring of the debt of the Work Service SA group. The debt restructuring project of over two years included several complex annexes to the credit agreement, joining of the credit agreement by an additional lender and several guarantors, and systematic establishment of a number of security instruments in favour of the banks, including the group’s foreign assets as collateral. The debt restructuring process picked up speed in the last few months...

Transaction: ForFarmers and Tasomix
Wardynski & Partners, August 2018

Wardyński & Partners has advised ForFarmers in the acquisition of a majority stake in Tasomix companies and creation of a joint venture with the existing shareholders. On 2 July 2018, ForFarmers, a Dutch company listed on Euronext Amsterdam and one of the world's largest feed producers, acquired a majority stake in companies of Tasomix, a regional leader in the industry employing 250 people and producing over 390,000 tonnes of feed per year. In this manner ForFarmers carried out the provisions of an investment agreement concluded at the beginning of this year and launched close cooperation with the existing shareholders of Tasomix...

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