On 5-6 June 2018 the Fair and Exhibition Centre in Bydgoszcz hosted ENVICON Water – the 3rd International Congress of the water supply and discharge sector. This year SMM Legal was the legal partner of the event. Our Firm was represented by Jędrzej Bujny, PhD, Partner at SMM Legal, and Mr. Mikołaj Maśliński. Both lawyers are on our administrative law team.
The National Centre for Research and Development announced a call for proposals in its new program “Hydrogen storage”. Following the “Blocks 200+” programme, this is the second contract to be awarded in an innovative pre-commercial procurement (PCP) procedure designed by the Centre with the assistance of SMM Legal.
SMM Legal has been selected by PKN ORLEN to provide comprehensive legal advisory on its merger with the LOTOS Group. Our Firm will carry out the due diligence audit of the LOTOS Group and will assist ORLEN in developing a merger strategy. What is more, we will draft comprehensive documentation of the deal and will participate in its preparation and closure, including the anti-monopoly procedure.
Prof. Maciej Mataczyński, Managing Partner at SMM Legal, is attending the European Economic Congress, a three-day event (14-16/05/2018) launched today in Katowice.
On the 7th of May 2018, SMM Legal will welcome a new member – an outstanding lawyer, Ms. Agnieszka Sztoldman, PhD, will join our team.
She will partner with Prof. Rafał Sikorski to manage a dozen lawyers from our intellectual property and competition practice.
As announced in the Rzeczpospolita Law Firms Ranking, SMM Legal is the 13th biggest law firm in Poland in terms of number of lawyers, and the 14th in terms of advocates and legal advisors nationwide.
PROF. RAFAŁ SIKORSKI AND SMM LEGAL IP TEAM ATTEND THE “INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW – COMPETITION – NEW TECHNOLOGIES” CONFERENCE
On 24 April, a conference “Intellectual Property Law – Competition – New Technology” was held in Warsaw. Prof. Rafał Sikorski, head of the IP and Competition law and partner at SMM Legal was among the speakers.
SMM LEGAL PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE LEGAL ADVISORY IN THE LARGEST POLISH ELECTROMOBILITY IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT (PLN 2 BILLION)
SMM Legal Team provides the Polish National Centre for Science and Research with comprehensive legal assistance in the first and so far the largest Polish project (total worth over PLN 2 billion) aimed at boosting the development of the electric transportation sector in Poland. The programme is being carried out within the innovative partnership formula. So far advisory has focused on public procurement law and electro-mobility regulations, but SMM Legal supports the Centre also in ongoing liaison with other contracting parties and stakeholders.
As in previous years, SMM Legal is amongst the law firms recognized by the prestigious THE LEGAL 500 RANKING. This time, we were recommended in two categories: Corporate Practice, Capital Markets and M&A Transactions, as well as Telecommunications Law.