Our team

Partners

MONIKA SMOLAREK+48 22 630 30 87, +48 602 125 474 monika.smolarek@srclaw.pl

Legal Adviser (radca prawny). She graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Warsaw University in 1989. In 1993, she completed a post-graduate training programme for legal advisers, and she was entered into the list of legal advisers kept by the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw. Her employment background includes, among others, work at the Foreign Trade Centre – Inter-Vis Ltd, as an in-house counsel (1989-1993), at KPMG, as a legal adviser at the position of the National Director of Legal Services (1993-1998), and at Wierzbowski Eversheds Law Office, as a legal adviser and, among others, head of the M&A and Real Estate Team (1998-2005).

She was the beneficiary of the Council of Europe scholarship in the European Convention of Human Rights studies at the Faculty of Law at University of Birmingham.

In 2004, she completed a post-graduate programme of studies “Legal basis in the investment process in Poland” at the Warsaw School of Economics.

She specialises in civil and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions and legal services related to real estate turnover. She has advised companies with foreign capital in implementing investment projects in Poland, supervised and participated in the preparation of due diligence reports, provided legal advisory services related to various transactions, including preparation and negotiation of appropriate agreements. She has prepared and managed projects connected with restructuring of commercial companies, rendered legal advice in respect of mergers, acquisitions and liquidation of business entities.

She is the author of publications in International Financial Law Review, M&A Yearbook, Rzeczpospolita and Gazeta Prawna.

MARCIN ROGALA+48 22 630 30 89, +48 606 397 189 marcin.rogala@srclaw.pl

Attorney at Law (adwokat). He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Warsaw University in 1998. In 2003, he completed a post-graduate training programme for attorneys at law, and he was entered into the list of attorneys at law kept by the District Bar Council in Warsaw. He worked at the law office “Pawlak & Kiełczewski” s.c. (1998-1999), as a lawyer with Deloitte & Touche (1999), and at Wierzbowski Eversheds Law Office, as an attorney at law, member of the M&A and Real Estate Team (2000-2005).

In 2004, he completed a post-graduate programme of studies “Legal basis of the investment process in Poland” at the Warsaw School of Economics.

He provides legal assistance, above all, in the area of civil and commercial law (in particular, in issues related to mergers and acquisitions and real estate turnover). He has advised on the formation of companies, in transactions regarding share transfers, acquisitions of real properties, enterprises and mergers of business entities.

He is the author of publications in International Financial Law Review, Palestra, Prawo Spółek and Rzeczpospolita.

ŁUKASZ CABAN+48 22 630 30 88, +48 604 054 312 lukasz.caban@srclaw.pl

Attorney at Law (adwokat). He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Warsaw University in 2000. In 2005, he completed a post-graduate training programme for attorneys at law, and he was entered into the list of attorneys at law kept by the District Bar Council in Warsaw. He worked at Peugeot Polska Sp. z o.o. as an in-house lawyer (2000-2002), and at Wierzbowski Eversheds Law Office, as an attorney at law, member of the M&A and Real Estate Team (2000-2005).

In 2001, he completed a post-graduate programme of studies in Intellectual Property Law at the Warsaw University.

He specialises in legal services related to real estate turnover and the conduct of cases in court proceedings. He also cooperates for many years with the entities from medical sector. He has been involved in the provision of legal advice from the area of civil and commercial law. He has represented clients in numerous court and administration proceedings related to real properties (in particular, before the Arbitration Court at the Polish Chamber of Commerce). Furthermore, he also participated in many litigations that involved entities form medical sector as well as National Health Fund.

He has conducted training sessions on theoretical and practical aspects of lease agreements for trade and warehouse centres. He is a co-author of the legal commentary to the Act on profession of a doctor and a dentist as well as a guide about proceedings on debt collection in Poland.


Employees

MONIKA URBAŃSKA +48 22 630 30 84, +48 666 863 545 monika.urbanska@srclaw.pl

Attorney at Law (adwokat). She graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw in 2006. In the years of 2006 – 2010 she has been attending a training programme for attorneys at law in Warsaw. In 2010 she took the final exam and she was entered into the list of attorneys at law kept by the District Bar Council in Warsaw.

She completed a two-year programme of studies in British and Community law at the British and European Law Centre, organised by the University of Cambridge in cooperation with the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Warsaw University, as well as a programme of studies in International Law and Western Culture at the University of Notre Dame du Lac (Indiana, USA). She is also a graduate of the “Corporate Finance” post-graduate programme organised by the Cracow University of Economics.

Monika has gained her professional experience working at Tomczak & Partners Law Office (2005-2006). During her studies, she worked as a trainee at the Notary Office of Jolanta Teresa Demczyszyn in Sochaczew, and as a volunteer of the Iuris Academy Foundation, providing pro bono legal advice.

Monika is involved, above all, in M&A transactions and litigations, as well as corporate services for business entities. Issues related to intellectual property rights also fall into the scope of her interest.

WOJCIECH MAJDIUK +48 22 630 30 82, +48 668 301 880 wojciech.majdiuk@srclaw.pl

Legal Adviser (radca prawny). He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Silesia in 2001. In the years of 2006 – 2010 he has been attending a training programme for legal advisers. In 2010 he took the final exam and he was entered into the list of legal advisers kept by the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw.

Wojciech has gained his professional experience working for local government authorities in the years of 2003-2006, being involved, among others, in the areas of real estate management and public procurement. In 2005 he did a placement at Wierzbowski Eversheds Law Office as the prize in “Grasz o staż” competition.

Since 2006 he has been cooperating with our Law Office. His practice areas include, above all, legal aspects of real estate turnover and development process, M&A transactions, as well as corporate services for business entities.

Alicja Popłonkowska+48 22 630 30 90 alicja.poplonkowska@srclaw.pl

Attorney at Law (adwokat). She graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Warsaw University in 2008 and the Institute of Sociology of this university in 2009. Alicja has been attending a post-graduate training programme for attorneys at law at the District Bar Council in Warsaw since 2009. In 2012 she took the final exam and she was entered into the list of attorneys at law kept by the District Bar Council in Warsaw

Her areas of practice involve, above all, litigation and corporate services for business entities.

Krzysztof Mikołajczyk+48 22 630 30 94 krzysztof.mikołajczyk@srclaw.pl

Attorney-at-law (adwokat). Krzysztof is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. He gained his professional experience as an in-house lawyer in the companies of a leading Polish media and telecom group (2011-2012), and in the Warsaw office of the international law firm Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland (2012-2014). Since October 2014 he has been providing legal advice for the clients of our law firm.

Krzysztof specializes in the provision of legal advice in commercial law for business. His professional interests centre on legal matters related to personal data protection and privacy, ICT, intellectual property and consumer protection law.

Anna Czerkawska-Soból +48 22 630 30 80 anna.czerkawska@srclaw.pl

Attorney at law (adwokat). She graduated with honors from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in 2014, and went on to do her postgraduate studies in competition law at the Legal Studies Department of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She has been working at SRC since 2011. She speaks five foreign languages, including Swedish.

Anna is primarily involved in litigation and issues related to real estate and development. She also assists clients in day to day business issues, including competition and IP law advice.

Maciej Turczyński +48 22 630 30 86, +48 664 995 031 maciej.turczynski@srclaw.pl

Attorney-at-law (radca prawny). He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Warsaw University. In 2012, he completed the attorney-at-law trainee programme and was entered onto the list of attorneys-at-law kept by the Warsaw Bar Association.

Maciej previously worked with our firm, in the years 2009-2014, advising mainly in the area of real estate law.

In recent years, apart from providing legal services to entities in the real estate industry, as well as advertising and marketing companies, he also headed the Legal & Compliance Department of
Burger King Poland S.A., where he was responsible for day-to-day legal advice for the capital group, company management and its specific departments, implementing new projects, as well as supervising the investment process and lease agreements signing procedure.

He specializes in real estate law, with particular emphasis on commercial lease and legal advice in the hotel industry, as well as in commercial law. He is also involved in providing legal assistance in the field of civil and corporate law.

Jerzy Kurowicki +48 22 630 30 93 jerzy.kurowicki@srclaw.pl

He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Warsaw University in 2014. During his studies, he received a scholarship fund “Talents”.

Jerzy gained his professional experience in the tax section of Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (2013 – 2014) and Axon Tax specializing in tax law (2013).

The main area of interest is a tax and commercial law.

Tomasz Zapert +48 22 630 30 85 tomasz.zapert@srclaw.pl

Attorney at law trainee (aplikant radcowski). Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw. During his studies, Tomasz gained his professional experience working as a trainee at a notary office and in government administration agencies.

While working with our law firm since 2014 he has focused his practice on business law and advises clients on projects involving commercial companies law, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate law. He also provides corporate law services for business entities.

Mariola Postek +48 22 630 30 92, +48 664 903 928 mariola.postek@srclaw.pl

Office coordinator. Mariola has graduated from the Faculty of Foreign Trade at Lazarski School of Commerce and Law in Warsaw; in 2001-2006, she worked at Wierzbowski Eversheds Law Office as an assistant.

Iwona Kamińska +48 22 630 30 80, +48 698 678 871 iwona.kaminska@srclaw.pl

Assistant. She graduated from the Faculty of Management and Marketing at the College of Finance and Management with a bachelor’s degree – specialization in Human Resource Management in 2008. In 2013, she undertook studies at the Finance Academy (currently the Vistula Academy of Finance and Business) in the field of Finance and Accounting – specialization in Financial Markets. In 2017 she obtained her master’s degree.