FKA and its lawyers recommended once again by the following international legal rankings: The Legal 500 EMEA 2018 and the Chambers Europe 2018

04.2018

We are pleased to inform that FKA Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz has been distinguished in the international rankings of The Legal 500 EMEA and Chambers Europe for another year in a row.

Our law firm has received recommendations in the following areas in The Legal 500 EMEA ranking:

Banking and finance
FKA Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz’s ‘versatile, experienced and extraordinarily flexible’ practice head Leszek Rydzewski advised Alior Bank on reviewing the financing of WPM Mosty’s wind farm projects. mBank is also a client.

Commercial, corporate and M&A
FKA Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz’s Tadeusz Komosa is providing ongoing commercial and corporate support to Balcke-Dürr Polska. Senvion instructed Edyta Jusiel on its acquisition of Euros Group.

Competition/antitrust
FKA Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz’s practice focuses on consumer protection matters, particularly for clients in the banking and financial sectors. Instructions also include merger control proceedings. Senior associate Agnieszka Skrok is a key contact.

Dispute resolution
FKA Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz’s team of ‘proactive young lawyers’ is noted for its ‘high-quality partner contributions’, and delivers ‘excellent work under tight timescales’, particularly to key players in the banking sector. Marek Furtek is recommended, as is ‘strongly motivated’ senior associate Milena Wieczorek-Waszewska, who ‘sets out complex legal issues in a clear and convincing manner’.

Restructuring and insolvency
Leszek Rydzewski heads FKA Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz’s practice, which also includes Marek Furtek and Mariusz Aleksandrowicz. Highlights included advising mBank on the PLN125m sale of a non-performing receivables portfolio. KBC Bank is also a client.

Tax  
FKA Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz’s team is led by ‘top-class specialist’ Mariusz Aleksandrowicz, who ‘understands clients’ needs and expectations, has thorough knowledge of the market and delivers advice that encompasses business matters’. The group is providing ongoing advice to Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego and PZU.

Leading individuals
Mariusz Aleksandrowicz

In Chambers Europe 2018, Corporate / M&A and TAX practices have been recommended, and Marek Furtek and Mariusz Aleksandrowicz have been listed among leading practitioners in Poland in the following categories:

Dispute Resolution: Most In Demand Arbitrators
Marek Furtek of FKA Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz is widely regarded as a well-established name in international arbitration matters, with particular expertise in contentious banking and finance cases.

Tax
Mariusz Aleksandrowicz of FKA Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz has a broad tax practice, including a strong track record in advising on the tax issues of M&A, capital markets and financing transactions. Clients describe him as "very precise and very practical," noting his skill in "explaining complex issues." "He has tremendous experience in tax proceedings during tax audits and representing clients in front of various tax courts," says one impressed source. He recently advised mBank on a PLN125 million portfolio sale of non-performing receivables to a securitisation closed-end investment fund.

We thank our clients for their trust and recommendations.