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The Law Office was founded in 2005, out of inspiration stirring from our readiness to provide legal advice while maintaining direct contacts with our Clients and flexibly responding to their needs. Our partners combine theoretical legal knowledge with professional experience and understanding of business practices gained while working for foreign and Polish law offices and consulting companies. We offer our Clients a full scope of legal services, however, we focus, above all, on the provision of legal advice in the areas of our specialisation.

Since the very beginning of our activity, the Law Office has been seated in Warsaw, at 28, Emilii Plater Street, in the building of the Warsaw Corporate Center.

During all the years of its operation, the Law Office has managed to develop a competent and cooperative team, During all the years of its operation, the Law Office has managed to develop a competent and cooperative.

We are a member of the Scandinavian-Polish Chamber of Commerce.

Partners

Monika Smolarek

+48 22 630 30 87
+48 602 125 474

Attorney at law

Specialization: civil and commercial law, restructuring and real estate law.

Advises companies with foreign capital investing in Poland, supervises and prepares due diligence reports, provides legal assistance in transactions of purchase/sale of business entities and real estate, mergers and restructuring of business entities.

Author of publications in International Financial Law Review, M&A Yearbook, Rzeczpospolita and Dziennik Gazeta Prawna.

Partner in the Firm since 2005.

She has also gained professional experience at Wierzbowski Eversheds as a legal adviser, among others as Head of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate Team (1998-2005), at KPMG as a legal adviser, among others as National Director of Legal Services (1993-1998), and at the Head Office of Foreign Trade of Inter-Vis Ltd as an in-house lawyer (1989-1993).

Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at Warsaw University and postgraduate studies “Legal Basis of the Investment Process in Poland” at the Warsaw School of Economics. Holder of the Council of Europe Scholarship at the Faculty of Law, University of Birmingham, in the field of studies on the European Convention on Human Rights.

Marcin Rogala

+48 22 630 30 89
+48 606 397 189

Attorney at law

Specialization: civil and commercial law, in particular mergers and acquisitions and real estate trading.

Advises on the establishment of companies, acquisitions of shares, real estate, enterprises and mergers of business entities.

Author of publications in International Financial Law Review, Palestra, Corporate Law and Rzeczpospolita.

Partner in the Firm since 2005.

He has also gained professional experience, among others, at Wierzbowski Eversheds as an attorney at law, member of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate Team (2000-2005), in Deloitte & Touche in the Legal Department as a lawyer (1999) and in Pawlak & Kiełczewski law firm as a lawyer (1998-1999).

He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw and completed postgraduate studies “Legal Basis of the Investment Process in Poland” at the Warsaw School of Economics.

Łukasz Caban

+48 22 630 30 88
+48 604 054 312

Attorney at law

Specialization: real estate law, litigation, civil and commercial law

Represents clients in numerous court and administrative proceedings, including those concerning real estate. Has participated in numerous complex disputes before the Arbitration Court at the Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw. He has conducted numerous court disputes with entities from the medical industry and the National Health Fund.

He has represented clients in precedent-setting cases resulting in positive rulings issued by the Supreme Court.

Co-author of a commentary to the Act on Medical and Dental Profession and a guide on pursuing claims in Poland. Has been cooperating with entities from the medical industry for many years.

An expert conducting trainings on theoretical and practical aspects of lease agreements in shopping centres and warehouses.

Partner in the Firm since 2005.

He has also developed his professional experience in, among others, Wierzbowski Eversheds as an attorney at law and member of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate team (2002-2005), and in Peugeot Polska as an in-house lawyer (2000-2002).

Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration and a postgraduate course in Intellectual Property Law at the University of Warsaw.

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Wojciech Majdiuk

Attorney at law

Specialization: real estate law, administrative law related to construction process and M&A transactions, corporate services for business entities

In the SRC team since 2006.

He developed his professional experience in local administration bodies, dealing with such issues as real estate management and public procurements (2003-2006).

He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Silesia.

Krzysztof Mikołajczyk

Attorney at law

Specialization: business law, real estate law, personal data and intellectual property protection, compliance.

Advises on issues related to personal data protection and privacy, information and communication technologies, intellectual property, and consumer protection law.

In the SRC team since 2014.

He gained professional experience in the Warsaw office of the international law firm Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland (2012-2014) and as an in-house lawyer for companies of a leading Polish media and telecommunications group (2011-2012).

Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University.

Alicja Popłonkowska-Dębińska

Attorney at law

Specialisation: litigation, corporate services for business entities, labour law and administrative proceedings.

Experienced attorney at law with numerous successes in labor law disputes, involved in many complicated court proceedings. Also experienced in administrative and tax proceedings, including those before the Supreme Administrative Court which ended with the adoption of a resolution by a panel of seven judges.

In the SRC team since 2009.

Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration and the Institute of Sociology at the University of Warsaw.

Maciej Turczyński

Attorney at law

Specialization: real estate law, business law.

Specializes in issues related to commercial real estate, including trading and management of such properties, lease of retail, office and warehouse space; construction process, including construction contracts, design and supervision and issues related to hotel business.

He advises international real estate investment funds, tenants and lessees of commercial space, as well as foreign hotel and restaurant chains.

In the SRC team since 2018.

He previously gained professional experience at SRC law firm from 2009 to 2014.

Between 2014 and 2018, he advised entities in the real estate, advertising and marketing industry and headed the Legal & Compliance department of Burger King Poland S.A.

He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.

Monika Urbańska

+48 22 630 30 84

Attorney at law

Specialization: M&A transactions, litigation, contracts in business and construction process, corporate services for business entities, intellectual property law.

Co-author of the commentary to the Medical and Dental Profession Act and the guide to pursuing claims in Poland.

In the SRC team since 2006.

She gained her professional experience in Tomczak and Partners law firm (2005-2006). During her studies she did an internship in the notary office of Jolanta Teresa Demczyszyn in Sochaczew, she was also a volunteer of the Akademia Iuris Foundation providing pro bono legal advice.

She graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw and completed postgraduate studies in %22Managing Company Finances%22 at the Cracow University of Economics. She completed a two-year study program in British and Community Law at the English and European Law Center, organized by the University of Cambridge in cooperation with the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw, as well as a study of International Law and Western Culture at the University of Notre Dame du Lac (Indiana, USA).

Tomasz Zapert

+48 22 630 30 85

Attorney at law

Specialization: business law, real estate law.

He advises on projects concerning corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and real estate law.

He also provides day-to-day corporate services to business entities.

In the SRC team since 2014.

He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw. During his studies he gained experience, among others, during internships at a notary’s office and in government administration offices.

Małgorzata Jakubowska

Lawyer

Specializes in advising on day-to-day operations of business entities, in particular on commercial and civil law and compliance.

Gained her professional experience in an international law firm Wierzbowski Eversheds as a lawyer, a member of teams providing services to companies – mainly from the banking and telecommunications sector (1999-2008), an advisor in the Legal Department of the Legal Division of the Capital Group of Telekomunikacja Polska S.A. (2005-2006) and as a lawyer in G. Domański, D. Szubielska i Wspólnicy (currently: Domański, Zakrzewski, Palinka) – member of the capital markets and securities trading team (1996-1999).

Member of the SRC team since 2008, with a break between 2011 and 2019.

Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw and postgraduate studies in Intellectual Property Law at the Institute of Intellectual Property Law of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and in European Law at the Warsaw School of Economics.

Ewa Rakowska

+48 22 630 30 80
Junior lawyer

In the SRC team since 2019.

She deals among others with current corporate services for business entities.

Anna Wojnar

+48 22 630 30 80
Junior lawyer

In the SRC team since 2020.

She deals among others with current corporate services for business entities.

Mariola Postek

+48 22 630 30 92
+48 664 903 928
Office coordinator

From 2001 to 2006, she worked as an assistant at Wierzbowski Eversheds.

In the SRC team since 2006.

She graduated from Łazarski School of Commerce and Law with a degree in Foreign Trade.

Iwona Kamińska

+48 22 630 30 96
+48 698 678 871

Assistant

She has been part of the SRC team since 2008.

Graduate of the Faculty of Management and Marketing at the University of Finance and Management with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management and a graduate of the faculty of Finance and Accounting, specialisation: financial markets at the Vistula University of Finance and Business with a master’s degree.

Dorota Pochroń

+48 22 630 30 80

Assistant

In the SRC team since 2021.

She gained professional experience in Servier Polska Sp. z o.o., in the Foundation for Social Diversity and by running her own business.

Graduate of the University of Warsaw, Institute of Applied Social Sciences (2001) – MA in Sociology with a specialisation in Citizenship Education. In 2001, she completed postgraduate studies in marketing research at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology.

SRC’s team also consists of selected specialists – experts in other fields of law, architects, financiers, IT specialists, translators; people who have been cooperating with our law firm for many years and whose presence we would like to highlight here.