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We are highly ranked by The Legal 500 2022 ranking

This year edition of The Legal 500 EMEA international ranking recognizes 11 our practice areas and 25 lawyers –many of them being ranked in the top tier or simultaneously in various fields of law.

Our ranking recommendations and testimonials:

  • Banking and finance – Maciej Kuranc individually

Kochanski & Partners supports the financial sector by providing high quality legal opinions and contributing to the cross-sector initiative aimed at helping banks with adopting cloud technology, while staying compliant with law and regulations.’

  • Commercial, corporate and M&A – Rafał Rapala, Paweł Mardas, Paweł Cholewiński, Karol Połosak, Aneta Serowik, and Weronika Duda individually

 ‘Kochanski & Partners has close links with private equity houses, which it regularly advises on Polish deals, restructurings and day-to-day corporate issues.‘

  •  Dispute resolution – Marek Jeżewski, Mateusz Ostrowski, Michał König, Agnieszka Chajewska, and Weronika Magdziak-Śliwa individually

‘Very thorough case review. A great capability to understand difficult technical issues.’

‘Competent and focused on the quality. Practical knowledge, able to suggest the best individual with the required skills and knowledge, very efficient in internal consultations and good collaboration. Great value for money factor.’

‘Marek Jeżewski: Complex knowledge, great experience, good understanding of client’s needs. Every time responds quickly, has very professional and complex approach and we can see the exceptional value for money approach.’

‘Strong client focus and technical expertise.’

‘Marek Jezewski and Michal Konig are superior advocates with presence and command of technical detail.’

‘Marek Jeżewski is excellent.’

  • Energy and natural resources – Wojciech Wrochna, and Aleksander Galos individually

‘Kochanski & Partners advises national and international clients on the development, financing, acquisition and disposal of a wide variety of energy assets.’

  • Intellectual property – Piotr Kochanski, Krzysztof Zięba, and Karolina Marciniszyn individually

‘Kochanski & Partners is a national law firm with a strong foothold in the local Polish market, yet with an outstanding international network and a wonderful IP team.’

‘The firm impresses in particular with its incredibly swift, outstandingly expert handling of cases and the trustworthy way in which it deals with our clientele at all times. They can rely completely on legal experts of Kochanski & Partners.’

‘The firm has been our first point of contact for IP issues in Poland for over ten years. It is obviously one of the best addresses there.’

‘We count our contacts there, Karolina Marciniszyn and Krzysztof Zięba, among the best IP lawyers in Poland. They are extremely experienced, have a huge amount of knowledge and great strategic skills, work in a targeted and clear manner, are impressively responsive and so are obviously the first port of call for IP issues in Poland for us.’

‘Responsive, proactive and commercially minded.’

  • Real estate – Pawel Cholewiński and Rafał Rapala individually

‘Strong team with a balanced focus on collaboration with customer. Working with K&P, you have the feeling that the team is working to support the customer in good faith, not only to increase the bill.’

‘Highly professional but at the same time able to shorten distance to achieve the best result for the customer; always ready to respond and advice.’

  • Restructuring and insolvency – Rafał Rapala, Pawel Cholewiński, Mateusz Ostrowski, Karol Połosak, and Aneta Serowik individually

Kochanski & Partners’ corporate department handles both consensual and in-court restructurings, in addition to assisting clients with debt recovery work. In addition to acting for clients on domestic mandates, cross-border matters also fall within the team’s realm of expertise.

  • Healthcare and life sciences – Krzysztof Zięba individually

The team at Kochanski & Partners handles IP, advertising, data protection, registration of products, employment law and regulatory and corporate matters, as well as representing clients in court and administrative proceedings. Its clients include international and local pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers of medical devices.

  • Private equity – Rafał Rapala, Paweł Cholewiński, Paweł Mardas, Szymon Balcerzak, and Karol Połosak individually

‘Private equity transactions are a staple for the team at Kochanski & Partners, which has an impressive array of funds clients, notably in the real estate sector. The group assists investment committees and management boards with all stages of the fund’s lifecycle, and has experience in acting for funds entering the Polish market.’

  • Tax – Agata Dziwisz, Andrzej Malec, Wojciech Śliż, Mirosław Malczeski, Aleksandra Pizon-Jaworska individually

‘Kochanski & Partners’ tax department is best known for tax advisory work and litigation. The group is knowledgeable in tax planning and structuring, international taxation, tax compliance and accounting issues.’

  • TMT – Lukasz Wegrzyn, Agnieszka Chajewska, and Piotr Kaniewski individually

‘Best knowledge on cloud computing deep understanding of their client’s business, good in linking parties around them.’

‘Łukasz Wegrzyn has great networking within the country, good drive to share cloud and regulation awareness.’

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Contact us:

Szymon Balcerzak

Szymon Balcerzak

Partner, Head of Transaction Advisory and Analysis

+ 48 602 672 947


Paweł Cholewiński

Paweł Cholewiński

Attorney at Law, Partner, Head of Transactional Practices Group / Real Estate, M&A

+48 883 323 475


Agnieszka Chrzanowska

Agnieszka Chrzanowska

Advocate, Partner, Head of Media Sector

+48 728 432 414


Weronika Duda

Weronika Duda

Attorney at Law, Counsel, Real Estate Practice, Co-Head of German Desk

+48 888 736 561


Agata Dziwisz-Moshe

Agata Dziwisz-Moshe

Advocate, Partner, Head of Tax Practice

+48 668 886 370


Aleksander Galos

Aleksander Galos

Attorney at Law, Of Counsel

+48 660 765 916


Marek Jeżewski, PhD

Marek Jeżewski, PhD

Advocate, Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution

+48 795 548 314


Piotr Kochański

Piotr Kochański

Attorney at Law, Senior Managing Partner

+48 602 218 217


Michał König, LL.M.

Michał König, LL.M.

Advocate, Partner, Head of Commercial Disputes

+48 883 323 457


Mirosław Malczeski

Mirosław Malczeski

Attorney at Law, Senior Associate

+48 608 593 450


Andrzej Malec, PhD

Andrzej Malec, PhD

Attorney at Law, Tax Counselor, Certified Accountant, Partner

+48 660 765 920


Karolina Marciniszyn

Karolina Marciniszyn

Trademark and Patent Attorney, Partner, Head of Intellectual & Industrial Property Law Practice

+48 883 323 468


Mateusz Ostrowski

Mateusz Ostrowski

Advocate, Partner, Head of Litigation Practice

+48 606 385 813


Rafał Rapala

Rafał Rapala

Attorney at Law, Partner, Head of Corporate Practice, Shareholders Conflicts

+48 608 444 650


Łukasz Węgrzyn

Łukasz Węgrzyn

Partner, Head of Technology Practice

+48 795 576 136


Wojciech Wrochna, LL.M.

Wojciech Wrochna, LL.M.

Partner, Head of Energy, Infrastructure & Environment Practices Group

+48 734 189 743


Krzysztof Zięba

Krzysztof Zięba

Attorney at Law, Partner, Head of FMCG, Retail & Automotive and Trade & Distribution Law Practices

+48 660 765 928