Team

General Partner, Advocate

Krzysztof Andrzej Wąsowski

The oldest in the team. PhD in Law. Assistant professor at the Department of Cybersecurity Law and New Technologies at the Institute of Law of the Academy of Martial Arts in Warsaw [PL: Katedra Prawa Cyberbezpieczeństwa i Nowych Technologii w Instytucie Prawa Akademii Sztuki Wojennej w Warszawie]. At the same time, an academic researcher at the Security Research Center [PL: Centrum Badań nad Bezpieczeństwem] at the same Academy. A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw [PL: Wydziała Prawa i Administracji Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego] and Top Public Executive at IESE Business School in Barcelona. He holds a title of the “Trainer of the Year” of the Wolters Kluwer Polska training department. Member of the Council of the National School of Public Administration [PL: Rada Krajowej Szkoły Administracji Publicznej]. For many years he has specialized in conducting negotiations and proceedings between business and public administration. Former scientific consultant at the Constitutional Tribunal [PL: Trybunał Konstytucyjny]. Former Member of the Arbitration Court at the Polish Financial Supervision Authority [PL: Sąd Arbitrażowy przy Komisji Nadzoru Finansowego]. Member of many scientific societies, including: Polish Legislative Society [PL: Polskie Towarzystwo Legislacyjne], Polish Association of Law and Economics [PL: Polskie Stowarzyszenie Ekonomicznej Analizy Prawa], Association for Public Administration Education [PL: Stowarzyszenie Edukacji Administracji Publicznej], and Polish Familiology Society [PL: Polskie Towarzystwo Familiologiczne].

General Partner, Advocate

Karolina Lorenc-Pawlak

Advocate with considerable experience. A proud graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the R. Lazarski University of Commerce and Law [PL: Wyższa Szkoła Handlu i Prawa im. R. Łazarskiego] and Postgraduate Studies in Law and Economics of Capital Markets at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics [PL: Szkoła Główa Handlowa w Warszawie]. Extremely committed to the accurate implementation of each task (the more difficult – the better). A respected practitioner in the field of Polish and EU competition law and financial markets law. She has extensive experience in conducting proceedings and processes in the field of broadly understood economic law. Her opinions and analyzes awe-inspire and draw attention.

Partner, Proxy

Monika Podgórska

Managing Partner with over 15 years of experience in her profession. She co-founded the organization and managed organizational matters of such law firms as the well-known ECh&W. At this point of her career, she co-creates and manages the organizational matters of WLP Legal. A natural-born manager of the finest law firms. Loyal, conscientious, reliable. Both accounting and IT companies that provide services to law firms enjoy to work with her. She knows (almost) everything about the legal business.

Associate partner, Attorney-at-law

Paulina Kapler

Attorney-at-law. A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration and Postgraduate Studies in European Law at the University of Warsaw [PL: Wydział Prawa i Administracji oraz Podyplomowe Studium Prawa Europejskiego Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego]. A prominent expert in the field of public procurement law. She has extensive and unique experience in advising entrepreneurs, government agencies and budgetary entities in the field of finalizing tenders and effective implementation of contracts concluded as a result. Extremely reliable and accurate. She also advises strategically on the integration of business entities. She provides opinions in the scope of legal admissibility of the implementation of business models and assumptions for the functioning of business models. Shared Services Centers [PL: Centra Usług Wspólnych] operating in capital groups hold no secret to her. She actively participated in the drafting of the Act on Major Sporting Events.

Attorney-at-law

Tomasz Ficek

Completely devoted to economic law (both its public and private form). He is marked by great devotion and commitment to work for clients who cannot be categorized and marginalized. Each of his client is given maximum attention and effort. He gained his wide experience both in large and spectacular transactions (including advising Industrial Development Agency JSC [PL: Agencja Rozwoju Przemysłu S.A.] on its most significant purchases and investments) as well as in clerical work (in the former ministries of economy and development). Accordingly, the due diligence reports prepared by him are considered to be exemplary.

Advocate

Katarzyna Bando


A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw [PL: Wydział Prawa i Administracji Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego]. A natural-born civilist. At the Law Firm, she is responsible for matters related to substantive and procedural civil law. Extremely efficient and meticulous but at the same time she is undoubtedly level-headed. An enthusiast of details that decide what is the most important. She does not overlook any important matter but concurrently she does not like to waste time on irrelevant issues.

Trainee attorney-at-law

Piotr Jakubowski

A leader among the Law Firm’s trainees. A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw [PL: Wydział Prawa i Administracji Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego]. From the very beginning of his career he was thrown in at the deep end and he managed to handle it. He participates actively in the preparation of procedural strategies, preparing letters and representing clients before courts and public authorities. He is not afraid of challenges that he can overcome quickly. He is fascinated by intellectual property rights and undoubtedly he is such a great talent.

Legal assistant

Zuzanna Makowiecka


Leader among apprentices at the Law Firm. Student of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw [PL: Wydział Prawa i Administracji Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego]. She combines her univeristy learning with practical learning about the legal profession. Careful and scrupulous. She is not able to let difficult tasks go.

Of Counsel

Expert

Tomasz Bąkowski

Professor of law. Attorney-at-law. The head of Administrative Law Department at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk [PL: Uniwersytet Gdański]. A member of the Construction Law Codification Committee [PL: Komisja Kodyfikacyjna Prawa Budowlanego] in 2012–2016; a member of the Legislative Council at the Prime Minister [PL: Rada Legislacyjna przy Prezesie Rady Ministrów] in 2012–2018, an expert in the SEAPLANSPACE project – Marine spatial planning instruments for sustainable marine governance No. STHB.04.01.00-22-0111/17; a member of the Task Team for the Integrated Development Policy of Poland and Europe at the Committee for Spatial Economy and Regional Planning, Polish Academy of Sciences [PL: Zespół Zadaniowy ds. zintegrowanej polityki rozwoju Polski i Europy przy Komitecie Przestrzennego Zagospodarowania Kraju Polskiej Akademii Nauk] for the 2019-2022 term; a member of the Scientific Council of the ‘Bory Tucholskie’ National Park for the 2020-2025 term. Undoubtedly one of the greatest experts in the field of construction law, spatial development, legal regulation of maritime areas, administrative legislation and broadly understood public administration law. The amount of his expert opinions, analyses and scientific publications that have had and still have a great impact on legal practice is undescribable in such a short note.

Expert

Agata Kosieradzka-Federczyk

PhD at law. Attorney-at-law. A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw [PL: Uniwersytet Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego]. A member of the Warsaw Seminar on Administrative Axiology [PL: Warszawskie Seminarium Aksjologii Administracji]. She acted as an expert in the office of the Constitutional Tribunal [PL: Trybunał Konstytucyjny]. As an assistant professor at the UKSW Institute of Law Studies [PL: Instytut Nauk Prawnych UKSW] she deals with issues connected with public law with special emphasis on environmental law. Her extensive research interests focus on international environmental law and environmental impact assessments. The author of numerous monographs, commentaries, research papers and guides concerning law and administrative procedure, including environmental law. A person endowed with an insightful look at the issues concerning the natural environment in legal norms.

Expert

ks. Krzysztof Kiełpiński

Roman Catholic priest with a law degree. A graduate of the Faculty of Theology at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń [PL: Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika] and the Faculty of Canon Law at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw [PL: Uniwersytet Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego]. He specializes in canonical marriage law, canonical criminal law and sacramental law of the Catholic Church. His is passionate about canonization law (unfortunately, our offer does not include such services). The author of numerous scientific and expert publications not only on canon law but also on different matters. Extremely patient and empathetic person who is able to listen actively and be at the same time unusually considerate. What is more, he is able to find a solution to issues that seem impossible to solve.

Expert

Emilia Lucyna Chojnowska-Tudruj

The Church attorney approved at the Warsaw Metropolitan Court [PL: Sąd Metropolitalny Warszawski]. She acts as the party’s representative and attorney in annulment procedure of sacramental marriages. At the same time, she is a member of the Warsaw Bar Association Council [PL: Okręgowa Rada Adwokacka w Warszawie]. One of the most prominent practitioners in the field of canonical proceedings. She devotes all of her heart and mind to the pending proceedings. Persistent and at the same time extremely considerate person who pays attention to every detail of each case while not losing sight of the whole picture.

Expert

Bartłomiej Janyga

A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań [PL: Uniwersytet Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu] and postgraduate studies in comparative law at the Rhenish Friedrich Wilhelm University of Bonn. Attorney-at-law with wide experience in both international law firms and international insurance giants. Currently, he manages his own law firm specializing in mass litigation for insurance companies. Outstanding expert in the field of insurance law and medical law. He is the author of model solutions on the Polish market in the field of legal protection insurance, group insurance contracts and sale systems of this product for entities from the financial industry as well as articles and commentaries in the field of legal protection insurance. He conducts lectures and training courses on medical and insurance law.

Expert

Patrycja Antoniak – Tęskna

PhD at law. Attorney. A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw [PL: Uniwersytet Warszawski]. Mediator and certified Coach (Business Coaching Diploma). Excellent specialist in the field of construction law (with particular emphasis on intellectual property issues in the investment and construction process). For many years, she has been successfully supporting investors, developers, engineering offices and architectural design studios in the preparation and implementation of construction investments.
The rumour goes that she is irreplaceable. Extremely humble and hardworking person. She is well versed in the aspects of international issues in which she specializes. The author of a considerable number of publications.

Expert

Dariusz Skłodowski

A distinguished law graduate of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw [PL: Uniwersytet Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego]. Tax advisor (registered under number: 01530). For almost thirty years associated with the financial industry. He acquired a certificate issued by the Minister of Finance [PL: Minister Finansów] to provide bookkeeping services. An outstanding expert in the field of taxes as well as accounting. He deals with the broadly understood issues of accounting and tax law and has extensive knowledge in the field of natural persons’ income tax, corporate income tax and VAT. He specializes in counselling related to the restructuring of enterprises. Extremely precise and accurate person who is able to find immediate solutions to the most complex issues – without provoking them.

Expert

Piotr Kościańczuk

A distinguished law graduate of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw [PL: Uniwersytet Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego] as well as the Warsaw University of Technology [PL: Politechnika Warszawska] where he currently lectures at the Faculty of Production Engineering. He completed MBA studies at the French Institute of Management in Warsaw [PL: Francuski Instytut Zarządzania]. Tax advisor with wide experience and comprehensive abilities. He deals with the broadly understood issues of accounting and tax law. He specializes in issues related to goods and services tax and tax proceedings. As the Chief Accountant, he is responsible for implementing the accounting policy and principles of valuation at clients with particular emphasis on manufacturing companies. Extremely valued while approaching complex and difficult projects.

Expert

Justyna Kuś

Attorney-at-law. A distinguished graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow [PL: Uniwersytet Jagielloński] as well as postgraduate studies in Public Procurement Law at the University of Warsaw [PL: Uniwersytet Warszawski] and the Study for Tax Advisors at the Modzelewski and Wspólnicy Institute for Tax Studies [PL: Instytut Studiów Podatkowych Modzelewski i Wspólnicy]. Remarkably valued expert in the field of economic and tax law. Versatile and extremely accurate person. Her knowledge is essential in the course of large and complex business transactions with a public element in the background.

Expert

Sergiusz Felbur

A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw [PL: Uniwersytet Warszawski]. He has wide professional experience acquired in both Polish and international prestigious tax advisory companies and law firms. As part of his professional practice, he participated in comprehensive tax advisory services provided for entities from the real estate, construction, financial, automotive, retail and FMCG industries. The main matter of his interests is interdisciplinary consultancy in the field of natural persons’ income tax, corporate income tax, goods and services tax, tax on civil law transactions and real estate tax. He also provides counselling for entrepreneurs on the implementation of tax relief and preferences, including R&D tax relief, 50% rate of original tax costs and IP Box. He is also experienced in conducting audit, tax as well as court and administrative proceedings.

Expert

Sonia Lubecka

 

A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin [PL: Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawła II] majoring in law and economics as well as a graduate of SGH Warsaw School of Economics [PL: Szkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie] majoring in debt collection. She completed a bailiff training at the Chamber of Bailiffs in Warsaw [PL: Izba Komornicza w Warszawie] obtaining professional qualifications. She gained her professional experience in well acclaimed bailiff’s offices in the country. A specialist in the field of debt collection and court execution, in particular in the field of execution of real estate and matters of high complexity. She has experience in developing and debt collection strategies. A trainer in the field of execution for the largest entities in the debt collection industry in Poland.