SSW’s Japan Desk is the latest addition to the broad range of solutions offered by SSW Group, combining our legal, financial and investment advisory services.    

SSW Pragmatic Solutions ranks among Poland’s largest and most preeminent full-service law firms, offering agile and solutions-oriented legal and tax support to large corporations as well as small and medium-sized businesses looking to enter the Polish market, reorganise or expand their existing  operations in Poland.  

SSW Finance is a corporate finance and transactions advisory expert, combining many years of experience with extensive sectoral expertise, offering a broad range of services comprising sell – and buyside M&A deal origination, corporate finance consulting, transactional advisory, commercial and financial due diligence, equity and debt financing advisory (including initial public offerings support) and industry-specific consulting.

We have assembled an international team of experts to provide advice on Japanese investments in Poland and Central & Eastern Europe.  

We deliver services to our Japanese clients through SSW’s international and multidisciplinary team, led by senior English-qualified counsel, Mr. Mikio Kobayashi and a team of senior investment bankers and advisors, including Mr. Keiichiro Asano and Mr. Masato Hayashi who have significant experience working for the most prominent Japanese corporations, as well as unique operational experience in managing Japanese businesses in Poland.

What we offer

  • Sell- and buy-side M&A deal origination
  • Corporate finance advice
  • Transactional advice
  • Legal, tax, financial and commercial due diligence
  • Equity and debt financing advice (including initial public offerings support)
  • Industry-specific consulting
What we offer

The Japan Desk’s advice is given by experts from the entire SSW Group, depending on the client’s needs.  


The SSW Group includes:  

  • SSW Pragmatic Solutions – legal services, which are our main and primary area of advice
  • SSW Finance – finance and investment advice
  • SSW Accounting – comprehensive accounting and tax services


The SSW Group also offers ready-to-use shelf companies, registration for tax and social insurance, immigration and relocation, virtual office, mail management and accounting services.  

We offer a unique combination of extensive services, coupled with a strong local footprint – via offices in Warsaw, Cracow and Poznan – and truly global capabilities arising from our international network of best-in-class partners. This makes SSW Group perfectly positioned to assist Japanese clients with all of their legal, financial and commercial advisory needs in Poland and throughout Central & Eastern Europe. 

Doing business in Poland

  • Poland is the 9th largest country in Europe.
  • It is a NATO member since 1999 and an EU member since 2004.
  • The name “Poland” (Polska) originates from the name of the Polanie tribe.
  • It means “people living in open fields”.
  • Poland’s original constitution (1791) was adopted as the 1st in Europe and the 2nd in the world.
  • It is the only European country with beaches, mountains, forests, deserts and lakes.
  • 18 Nobel Prize winners are Polish or have Polish roots.
  • Jagiellonian University is Europe’s second oldest University
  • Polish dumplings (pierogi) are considered to be the best in the world.

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Doing business in Poland

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Team

Mateusz Chmielewski

Mateusz Chmielewski

Partner

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Cezary Pyszkowski

Cezary Pyszkowski

Investment Banking Partner

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Mikio Kobayashi

Mikio Kobayashi

Counsel

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