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Chambers Europe 2011 recommends Wierzbowski Eversheds

  • Poland

    26-05-2011

    Chambers & Partners has just published the next edition of Chambers Europe Legal Directory 2011. Wierzbowski Eversheds as well as individual practitioners have once again been recommended in numerous fields of law.

    We have been recognized in the following areas of law:

    Competition/Antitrust
    “This skilled team is highly regarded for its strength in litigation. It is regularly instructed by major clients in the telecoms sector. Recently the lawyers successfully represented Telekomunikacja Polska before the European Court of Justice on preliminary ruling proceedings regarding the compliance of Polish telecoms regulation with EU law.”

    Construction
    “This highly skilled team is noted for its expertise in construction matters. Recently it assisted the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways with the PLN 4.9 billion contract for design, delivery and operation of the national electronic toll collection system in Poland. Krzysztof Wierzbowski is the contact for the practice. The firm also runs a German desk that is able to provide quality advice in the field of construction.”

    Corporate M&A
    “Clients appreciate the international network of this firm. The team represented Chesapeake, a packaging supplier, in its purchase of Polish printing company Cezar. It also advised copper producer KME Germany on a joint venture agreement with the existing shareholders of Pehamet, a distributor of copper products. Sources say: They are open-minded, enthusiastic and very professional."

    Dispute Resolution
    “This team is particularly well known for its regulatory and unfair competition litigation for corporate clients, mainly in the telecoms sector. Its portfolio includes Telekomunikacja Polska, PTK Centertel, Real and Edipresse.”

    Employment
    “This group is renowned for its expertise in labour law. It is active in a broad range of sectors such as automotive, energy, healthcare, transport and logistics.”

    Intellectual Property
    “This warm but professional group handles an array of matters for local and international clients, including dealing with anti-piracy matters for Nagravision, a pay-TV provider. Other cases include advising eBay on counterfeiting issues and representing Burda in a dispute about unfair competition and IP infringement.”

    Life Science
    “This talented group is renowned for its expertise in clinical research and regulatory matters. It is most visible acting for mid-size companies.”

    TMT
    “This talented group is noted for its excellent expertise and thorough knowledge. It is highly regarded for its advice on telecommunications and data protection, as well as regulatory matters. Recent mandates include representing Telekomunikacja Polska in the implementation of an agreement with the national regulatory authorities, aimed at guaranteeing the non-discriminatory treatment of alternative operators in the provision of wholesale access services. Sources say: Definitely a very strong and knowledgeable team. It is one of the most visible and active in the market."

    Recommendations for individual lawyers:

    • Małgorzata Modzelewska de Raad leads the Competition/Antitrust team and is praised for her valuable expertise. She lately advised Real (Metro Group) on the launch of a multi-partner loyalty programme.
    • Henryk Romańczuk is considered "Wierzbowski Eversheds' star litigator," "gifted and experienced" in the courtroom.
    • Ewa Łachowska-Brol is head of the labour team and the transport and logistics group. She is recommended as an "experienced, reliable and balanced lawyer."

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