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Poland

Our Real Estate and Construction practice, with 30 lawyers specialising in property law, is one of the largest among law firms operating in Poland. Our practice acts for a wide range of real estate investors, such as insurance companies, pension funds, property companies and property funds, as well as commercial and residential developers, in relation to a wide range of development projects. We also act for retailers and other occupiers of commercial, office and warehouse space.

The team is quick, effective, business-minded, flexible and proactive.
Chambers Europe, 2016

We assist our clients at every stage of the real estate investment process from preparing the investment through project execution, development and management to the sale. For over 20 years we have successfully developed our practice by gaining valuable experience in numerous projects and transactions on the real estate market. Our property lawyers enjoy the reputation of leading specialists in the region, advising in all aspects related to real estate.

We are consistently recommended by independent international reviewers (Chambers and Legal 500). Our services include: acquiring/selling properties, property investments, lease agreements, construction projects, development, property dispute resolution, finance and leasing, planning, and environment.  

Our team has a reputation as one of the leading real property practices in CEE with extensive experience in a number of issues related to the real property and construction sector.

We like the dependability and punctuality of CMS. We can also openly discuss any issues with the team and receive solutions and a comprehensive service.
Chambers Europe, 2016

We have excellent specialists in environment protection and a number of specialists who advise on the largest real property transactions. With in-depth knowledge of the commercial real property market in CEE we have advised on the largest real property transactions in the region.

Our lawyers specialise in providing advice to foreign investors, able to conduct negotiations and draft documents in Polish, German, English and Russian.

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Leg­al status as of 16 May 2020
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16 April 2020
Anti-crisis Shield: the im­pact of new reg­u­la­tions on...
Leg­al status as of 3 April 2020
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In­vest­ment ar­bit­ra­tion and con­struc­tion con­tracts: jur­is­dic­tion over...
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