SSW Pragmatic Solutions recognised by the Chambers Europe 2020
With pleasure and satisfaction we share the information that SSW has been recognised and ranked in the independent international ranking Chambers Europe 2020.
Thank you to our Clients for your trust and recommendations. Congratulations to the entire SSW team! We’ve done a great job!
This year we’ve maintained as many as 4 practices on the Chambers recommendation list:
- Capital Markets: Equity
- Energy and Natural Resources
Also our notable practitioners have been continuously appreciated in ranking:
- Piotr Spaczyński, Energy & Natural Resources
- Dominik Strzałkowski, Energy & Natural Resources
- Patrycja Goździowska, Tax
- Tomasz Wickel, Tax
- Paweł Chyb, Ph.D., Corporate/M&A
- Szymon Okoń, Ph.D., Capital Markets Equity
- Łukasz Węgrzyn, TMT.
What our clients say about us
Clients highlight the Capital Markets team’s practical approach, deeming it to be “very supportive and reactive; the advice they provide is technically excellent and highly pragmatic.” Interviewees appreciate the team’s “client-oriented approach” with one saying: “It’s been a pleasure to work with them.”
Sources affirm the Corporate / M&A team’s expertise. “They know what they’re doing, they are familiar with the transactional business,” a client says, adding that the lawyers are also very responsive and always available. Clients note the team’s business-friendly approach, highlighting flexibility in negotiations and offering of different solutions.
“We rely on them in all our energy law and regulatory matters and we have never been disappointed.” The Energy and Natural Resources team is known for its expertise in relation to geological law and mining projects, especially at the development and exploration stages of the extraction of natural resources. Also has a presence in the renewables market, including wind and solar power projects. Acts on both contentious and regulatory matters.
Clients highlight the Tax team’s ‘can do’ attitude with a source noting the team’s “focus on problem solving,” adding that it “never gives up, irrespective of how huge the problem is.” The team regularly assists Polish and international companies with transactional tax issues. Often advises on restructuring mandates for clients in numerous fields, including manufacturing, technology and media. Also undertakes tax litigation and handles mandates for private individuals.
Piotr Spaczyński focuses on regulatory matters within the energy sector, including renewables as well as oil and gas and mining.
Dominik Strzałkowski advises energy companies on transactions as well as greenfield investments, particularly in the wind farm sector. “He has good personal skills and is appreciated by clients,” a source says.
Patrycja Goździowska advises both companies as well as private individuals. She has an extensive expertise in tax disputes, as well as restructuring and reorganisation matters.
Tomasz Wickel advises on the tax aspects of corporate reorganisations and restructurings. A client praises him as “a very knowledgeable, responsive and proactive lawyer.”
Paweł Chyb is a well-respected M&A lawyer active in a variety of industry sectors, advising investors as well as sellers.
Szymon Okoń advances in the rankings this year following extensive praise from clients. He is active on ECM matters including IPOs and prospectus draftings, and also assists with public M&A mandates. Many of his clients are drawn from new economy sectors. “He’s searching for alternative ways to agree on solutions acceptable to different stakeholders,” a client says, while another describes him as “very pragmatic.”
Łukasz Węgrzyn advises insurers, banks and logistics companies on the drafting and implementation of IT contracts. Market commentators underline his skill in mandates concerning blockchain.
More at: Chambers and Partners Europe website.