BSJP awarded in THE LEGAL 500 EMEA 2021

We are pleased to announce another success of our Firm.

In this year's edition of the international ranking The Legal 500 EMEA, which distinguishes the best law firms and lawyers, BSJP was recommended in 6 categories:  Energy and Natural Resources (Tier 3), Public Procurement (Tier 3), Dispute Resolution (Tier 4), Employment (Tier 4), TMT (Tier 4) and Banking and Finance (Tier 6).

In its justification of the recommendation, the jury appreciated the extensive experience of our team and its involvement in major legal projects:

Energy and Natural Resources, a practice led by Mr Dominek Sołtysiak (Partner)

Dominik Sołtysiak, who is an expert in renewable energy, oil and waste management, heads the team at BSJP Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson Sp. k. A popular choice with foreign and domestic investors, the group regularly advises on the acquisition, development and financing of wind farm and photovoltaics projects. In one highlight, it advised Siłownie Wiatrowe Development on a sale of a portfolio of wind power plants to state-owned company Tauron Ekoenergia.

Public Procurement, a department led by Jarosław Sroka (Partner):

Led by the 'extremely professional' Jarosław Sroka, the public procurement team at BSJP Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson Sp. k. provides 'reliable and effective support'. Notably, the team handles public tenders and PPP-proceedings for clients including Ericsson and defence contractor SAAB; it advised the latter on a tender process for the Polish army’s tactical battlefield simulation system. It is also active for clients from the transport, energy, utilities and healthcare sectors.

The Clients have appreciated the knowledge and experience of Jarosław Sroka:

‘Vast knowledge regarding building industry law and surrounding topics.’

‘Working directly with a partner who represents each case and make cooperation with BSJP very efficient.’

‘Mr Sroka is extremely professional, always prepared, available for the meeting. His experience is based on real cases he worked on so advice is spot on and makes the difference.’

‘BSJP team has excellent expertise in the public procurement law and procedures. They provide reliable and effective support.’

‘BSJP team (e.g. Mr J. Sroka), I am working with is very keen to acquire knowledge related to specific technology areas, which are the field of business of my company. It helps a lot in searching together for the best solutions.’

Dispute Resolution, a practice led by Krzysztof Kowalczyk (Partner):

BSJP Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson Sp. k.'s dispute resolution lawyers have strong arbitration and mediation practices, but are most known for construction and public procurement litigation. The group is led by experienced arbitrator Krzysztof Kowalczyk, who focuses on disputes arising from FIDIC contracts, real estate and infrastructure.

Clients of BSJP about working with the team led by Krzysztof Kowalczyk:

‘Total availability. They are integrated into the needs of our company and cooperate so smoothly that they seem to be part of our company.’

‘We are working with Mr. Krzysztof Kowalczyk for about a decade now and are and were very satisfied with his work all these years.’

Employment, a department led by Christoph Garschynski (Partner) and Ewa Boryczko (Partner).

Based across the firm's offices in Poznań and Warsaw, the employment team at BSJP Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson Sp. k. is led by Christoph Garschynski and Ewa Boryczko. The group acts for employers from the private and public sectors, including international corporations. The team has key expertise in facilitating cross-border postings, and has recently advised on employment mobility issues relating to the Philippines, Sweden, Lithuania and the US. Other work includes advising on employment contracts, regulations, restructuring and remuneration.

TMT, a practice led by Marcin Kroll (Partner):

Marcin Kroll and Ewa Boryczko lead the TMT offering at BSJP Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson Sp. k. Notably, the team handles matters for a range of domestic and international clients (including start-ups) and has a particular focus on IT contracts and data protection. In addition, the firm covers software licensing (including open source), cloud services (SaaS, IaaS, PasS) and the outsourcing of IT services.

Banking and Finance, a department led by Katarzyna Domańska-Mołdawa (Partner):

BSJP Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson Sp. k.'s banking, finance and restructuring group is noted for its 'very high level of knowledge of German banks' needs when doing business in Poland’. The group, which is led by Katarzyna Domańska-Mołdawa, focuses primarily on acquisition finance, asset finance and project finance, as well as debt refinancing and financial restructurings.

The opinions of our Clients have also been quoted:

‘Multilingual, Polish, German and English’

‘Very high level of knowledge about German bank’s needs when doing business in Poland’

The Legal 500 ranking annually publishes a list of law firms and individual lawyers in each jurisdiction and area of law. The rankings are based on an analysis of cases and legal projects conducted by law firms, as well as on the opinions of the clients of the law firms involved in the ranking.