People

Malgorzata Surdek
Małgorzata Surdek
Man­aging Part­ner
Head of Dispute Resolution, Poland / CEE Practice Group Leader, Litigation, Arbitration, Insurance and Employment
Poland, Warsaw
Małgorzata Surdek is the Managing Partner and the Head of Dispute Resolution at CMS Poland. She also coordinates the Dispute Resolution Practice throughout Central and Eastern Europe. She has many y...
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Piotr Ciołkowski
Part­ner
Poland, Warsaw
Piotr Ciołkowski is a partner in the Energy Projects Department based in Warsaw. He manages the Regulatory Team within the practice.He specialises in advising on regulatory issues in the energy ...
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Graham Conlon
Part­ner
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang
Poland, Warsaw
United Kingdom, London
Ukraine, Kyiv
Graham Conlon is a partner and English-qualified solicitor, the Co-Head of International Private Equity, and the Managing Partner and Head of Corporate/M&A for CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang...

Expertise

Poland
Poland is one of the most mature but also one of the most dynamic markets in CEE. As a company operating in Poland or planning to do business in Poland, you are faced with complex legal issues,...
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German Desk [POL]
The CMS CEE German Desk gives you access to German speaking lawyers who approach issues in a manner you are familiar with. Led by German qualified lawyer and partner Martin Wodraschke, the team...
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Dispute Resolution [POL]
Poland
CMS has a wealth of experience across CEE in helping clients to resolve their disputes. Our lawyers from 15 offices in the region represent multinationals and leading local players in a wide variety...
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Locations

Poznań
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Pósniak i Sawicki sp.k.
Budynek OMEGA/OMEGA Building
ul. J. H. Dąbrowskiego 79a
60-529 Poznań
Poland
Our team based in Poznań is headed by Real Estate Partner - Wojciech Koczara and comprises 13 lawyers specializing in the real estate, banking and energy sectors.The team acts for a wide range of c...
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Warsaw
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Pośniak i Sawicki sp.k.
Warsaw Financial Centre
ul. Emilii Plater 53
00-113 Warsaw
Poland
Warsaw is the dynamic capital of the largest country in the CEE region, Poland. It has been home to CMS since 1995, and both international investors and leading local companies use the city as the...
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Online services

Law-Now E-Learning
Law-Now e-learning delivers e-learning courses to help organisations of all sizes reduce the risk of infringements occurring within their business. Drawing upon our global multi-sector expertise, we will tailor your e-learning solution so that it supports your organisation’s and individual learner’s objectives.
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CMS Evidence
Gathering evidence during the investigation and disclosure stages of contentious matters can often be a costly and complex process. It is essential the analysis happens in a thorough and consistent way, and that critical information can be accessed quickly and efficiently.
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CMS Collaborate
A secure online platform for accessing documents and managing projects, irrespective of geography or time zone, is an essential tool in many projects, cases and transactions. CMS Collaborate is a flexible, secure extranet platform that can be used for applications as varied as datarooms to support M&A transactions, case libraries for access to online bundles of evidence, portfolio tracking for large portfolios of assets, and project management and reporting.
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Careers

Working for CMS
Welcome to our worldAt CMS we strive to spend more time looking at our clients’ world than inwards at ours.  That’s what makes our approach different. Being able to see things from our clients’ perspective means our people are approachable and accessible.
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Your Application
Our application process at CMS varies from country to country. We do this to ensure that specific qualifications for a position as well as local market needs are fully taken into consideration. However, the standard process is to submit a written application that, if successful, will be followed by personal interviews.
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Rewards & Benefits
It is important to us that our employees feel valued and rewarded for the hard work that they do, so we work hard to ensure our benefits package is not only competitive (as you would expect), but also offers you an exciting range of benefits.
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About CMS

About Us
Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS can work for you in 42 countries from 74 offices worldwide. Globally 5,000 lawyers offer business-focused advice tailored to our clients’ needs, whether in your local market or across multiple jurisdictions.
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Corporate Social Responsibility
‘Your World First’ includes being a responsible corporate citizen and connecting to the wider world. By leveraging our talent, geographic reach and resources, we strive to make a positive impact on the world by supporting those who are working on solving social and economic challenges.
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Awards & Rankings
CMS is a market-leading firm in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), and we are very proud to accept market recognition for our performance as a welcome indicator that we are succeeding in our efforts to provide you with the highest quality of service and advice.
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News

CMS is number one for M&A in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe
09/01/2018 CMS wins the top position for the number of transactions carried out in Poland in 2017 according to the ranking by Mergermarket. CMS lawyers are also in first place for the number of transactions...
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CMS advises on Lithuanian investment project
3 January 2018 CMS has advised PFR TFI on an investment in Lithuanian company UAB EMP recycling. As part of the transaction, the Foreign Expansion Fund, Closed-End Investment Fund of Non-Public Assets, (FEZ...
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CMS advises on the acquisition of a port in Croatia
01/01/2018 CMS has advised PFR Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych S.A. ("PFR TFI") on the acquisition of stake in Luka Rijeka d.d., the operator of one of the largest ports on the Adriatic, from the OT...
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Publications

Network Sharing 3.0
Jan 2018 CMS is delighted to be presenting this third edition of its study on the sharing of telecommunication networks in the EU and selected territories around the world. The first edition was highly...
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Commercial
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Netherlands to become a new hub for international commercial dispute resolution
Recent years has seen a downward trend in international trade and commercial cases brought before Dutch courts. But with the Dutch parliament scheduled to debate a bill for the establishment of the Netherlands Commercial Court (NCC), international commercial.
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Dispute Resolution
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Towards reducing the complexity, cost and time of arbitral proceedings: SIAC’s proposal on cross-institution consolidation
This article is produced by CMS Holborn Asia, a formal law alliance between CMS Singapore and Holborn Law LLC. Introduction On 19 December 2017, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”) announced its proposal on cross-institution co-operation.
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Events

05
Oct
Webinar: Brexit Management Intellectual Property
05/10/2016
Since the inception of the EU, intellectual property law has been an area of significant EU-wide...
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Intellectual Property
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19
Oct
CEE Forensic Conference
19/10/2016
Please join us for our inaugural CEE Forensic Conference on 19 October 2016 in Warsaw.Experienced...
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Dispute Resolution
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23
Feb
CMS European System of Financial Supervision webinar
23/02/2017
More than six years have passed since the European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS) was put...
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Banking & Finance
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