Jarosław Chałas

Managing Partner
  • Founder of Chałas & Partner Law Firm.
  • Specialises in M&A transactions, restructuring and commercial contracts.
  • Adviser and transactor of large-scale privatisation projects of domestic key enterprises.
  • Adviser to companies and capital groups on restructuring and investments projects.
  • A member of management of a number of companies as, in particular, President of a Supervisory Board of Messenger Service Stolica SA (now UPS Polska Sp. z o.o.), a member of a Supervisory Board of Mostostal Zabrze Holding SA, President Deputy of Radomska Wytwórnia Telekomunikacyjna SA
  • A coordinator in Poland by Zumpano, Patricios & Winker, international law firms network.
  • Business Centre Club expert on business law.
  • Arbitrator of the PKPP Lewiatan Court of Arbitration.
  • Arbitrator of the Arbitration Court at the Cracow Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • Independent Expert of the Consulting Engineers Association (SIDiR).
  • A member of the Management Board of Baltic Business Forum.
  • One of the most frequently cited expert by leading media in Poland.
  • Speaks Russian, English.
  • Author of numerous publications and many books. One of the most influential legal experts in Poland. He hosted two original legal programs in TVP3 and TVN-CNBC.
  • Winner of many awards and distinctions, among others Optimist of the Year 2017, Personality of the Year 2016, Top-5 managing partners of Gazeta Finanowa 2016, Manager of the Year 2010.

Bogdan Fischer, Ph.D

Partner
  • Specialises in new technologies, data protection, including personal data protection, and intellectual property.
  • Adviser on complex projects in the IT industry.
  • Intellectual property and media law expert, with particular expertise in the law of advertising and unfair competition.
  • Adviser of he leading representatives of media and advertising market.
  • Focuses his practice on specified aspects of EU law, particularly on transfer of personal data to third countries, personal data protection and transfer issues, intellectual property protection, computer crime and data potection.
  • Arbitrator of the Arbitration Court for Domain-names Disputes both at Polish Chamber of IT and Telecommunication and Polish Chamber of Commerce.
  • An academic of the Jagiellonian University in the scope of media, press and copyright law.
  • Author of numerous scientific works and articles
  • Speaks English.

Tomasz Jaros

Partner
  • Specializes in issues related to the widely understood corporate law, with particular emphasis on the capital market.
  • The area of his specialization includes also legal proceedings (litigation) in the field of civil and commercial law.
  • The author or co-author of numerous prospectuses.
  • Advisor on a number of real estate transactions, related to the sale of companies (share deal) and assets (asset deal).
  • Has extensive experience in negotiating lease agreements for office space and commercial properties, as well as in the preparation and negotiation of developer agreements and contracts with the general contractor.
  • Advises developer companies, entities managing of real estates and construction companies.
  • Speaks English.

Halina Kwiatkowska

Partner
  • Specialises in corporate and transactional advisory, with particular expertise in M&A transactions.
  • Tax and labour law specialist
  • Advises on complex commercial companies restructuring projects, including mergers, transformations and divisions.
  • Adviser in capital acquisition processes both from public market and private equity.
  • Arbitrator of the Arbitration Court at the Cracow Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • Author of numerous publications, co-author of a numer of commentaries, including Commentary on Labour Code, Commentary on the Act on Business Information Disclosure.
  • Speaks English, Italian.

Piotr Sitarski

Partner
  • Piotr Sitarski is a qualified Polish lawyer with over 15 years of experience as attorney and partner in leading international law firms.
  • During his career Piotr has led a number of projects, whether cross-border (including CEE, Germany, China, the United States and Nordics) or locally in Poland. He was representing both sellers and investors.
  • Piotr focuses on: (i) corporate and strategic legal advisory, (ii) commercial issues (in particular drafting and negotiating different complex contracts), and (iii) M&A and Private Equity/Venture Capital.
  • His sector expertise has covered, among others, ICT, FMCG, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate and Energy.
  • Piotr was listed listed in major international legal rankings. He advises in Polish and English.