Loewen
Law Firm

Loewen specializes in capital markets law, commercial law companies, mergers & acquisitions, restructuring as well as litigation. Our law firm consists of lawyers with many years of professional experience who, with passion and commitment, look for comprehensive and effective legal solutions that will be satisfactory for the client, also from the business side.

What distinguishes us from others is an individual approach to each client, a wide spectrum of interdisciplinary knowledge and experience in conducting complex cases requiring not only substantive preparation, but also the highest organizational and communication standards.

22 June 2023

Olavion sp. z o.o. from the Unimot S.A. group expands its fleet of electric locomotives

On 13 June, 2023 Newag S.A. concluded a contract with Olavion sp. z o.o. for the sale of four modern Dragon 2 electric locomotives.

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13 May 2023

Artur Zawadowski a new partner in the Loewen law firm

On 10. May, Artur Zawadowski, an attorney-at-law and a recognised specialist in restructuring and financial markets, joined Loewen.

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25 January 2023

Wolf and Oak with a new investor

The Wolf and Oak Distillery joint-stock company has acquired a foreign investor. The transaction was handled by a team of lawyers from Loewen Legal Hub: Szymon Kaczmarek and Klaudia Jędrzejczyk.

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11 January 2023

Unimot buys Olavion. The transaction is handled by Loewen Legal Hub.

The shareholders of the Olavion railway company have concluded a conditional preliminary agreement under which 100% of shares in the company are to be purchased by the Unimot Group, an independent importer of fuels. The legal side of the transaction on the part of the owners of Olavion is supervised by Loewen Legal Hub.

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10 October 2022

Satus Games invested in Space Fox Games

The Satus Games Fund invested over PLN 1 million in the developer and publisher of indie computer games, giving Space Fox Games financial security until the end of 2024. From the legal side, the transaction was handled by the team of the law firm Loewen Legal Hub. As a result of the aforementioned project, a prototype of another game and a set of tools for creating hybrid games are to be created.

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2 March 2022

FamiCordTx raised PLN 16 million from the pre-IPO share issue

The legal service of the transaction was provided by the Loewen Legal Hub team. The funds from the share issue will be used for the first phase of clinical trials of an innovative cancer therapy called CAR-T. FamiCordTX is planning an IPO and a stock exchange debut in the following year.

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The Loewen Team

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SZYMON KACZMAREK

Advocate, Managing partner

SZYMON KACZMAREK

Advocate, Managing partner

He provides legal services for private and public companies, deals with M&A transactions, transformations, mergers, and divisions of commercial companies, designs business ventures, draws up investment agreements and shareholders’ agreements, as well as financial documentation, including lodging securities. He also specializes in providing comprehensive services to Alternative Investment Funds and Alternative Investment Fund Managers, as well as in advising on compliance, including counteracting money laundering and financing of terrorism. He also conducted unusual and complicated lawsuits, including toxic currency options, or before the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne (CAS).

Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at Warsaw University and from the International Relations Institute at Warsaw University; he is a scholarship holder at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, USA. In 2012, he was entered into the list of advocates kept by the Warsaw Bar Association. In 2014, he completed post-graduate Capital Market Law Studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Warsaw University.

In the past, a member of the Supervisory Boards, among others: Legia Warszawa S.A., Grono.net S.A., Finamo S.A.

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KATARZYNA IKWANTY

Managing director, Partner

KATARZYNA IKWANTY

Managing director, Partner

She has practical experience in day-to-day advisory for Polish and international corporate clients. At the office of Loewen, she is responsible for comprehensive management; supervises timeliness and punctuality, quality and proper performance of works, administrative issues; and takes care of maintaining relationships with partners and clients of the Loewen Legal Hub.

Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin.

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ARTUR ZAWADOWSKI

Attorney-at-law, Partner

ARTUR ZAWADOWSKI

Attorney-at-law, Partner

He specializes in servicing the restructuring and reorganization of enterprises, advising on structured financing and M&A transactions. His practice also includes advising on financial markets law, banking law and corporate matters. He has worked for the largest entities on the market in the banking, financial, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, construction and chemical sectors. He is competent in Polish, EU and American law.

Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at Warsaw University and the Faculty of Law at Harvard University. He also studied law at the Faculty of Law at Utrecht University and at the British Law Center at Warsaw University. In 2018 he completed the Advanced Management Program at IESE Business School. Listed as an attorney-at-law by the Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-law, and on the list of attorneys at the Supreme Court of New York State, USA.

In 2003 he conducted a series of training courses for judges on bankruptcy law commissioned by the Minister of Justice. In 2005-2010 he taught law at the Executive MBA and International MBA at the Business School of the Warsaw University of Technology. He was an arbitrator in proceedings before the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce. In the years 1994-1999 he worked at the law firm of Hogan & Hartson. From 1999 he was associated with Weil, Gotshal & Manges, where in 2006 he became a partner and the head of the financing and restructuring department. In 2017-2019 he cooperated with the LSW law firm. Since 2020 he ran an individual consulting practice, and in 2023 he joined Loewen as a partner.

In 2011 Artur Zawadowski became a member of the Program Council of the Property Law Clinic of Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights. He has been awarded several times as the Pro Bono Lawyer of 2006 and Benefactor of the Year. Recommended in Chambers & Partners ranking in the category of restructuring lawyers in Poland.

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KLAUDIA JĘDRZEJCZYK

Trainee advocate

KLAUDIA JĘDRZEJCZYK

Trainee advocate

Klaudia’s main interests focus on commercial law and civil procedure. She assists Loewen lawyers in providing legal services for Polish commercial law entities, i.a. in conducting registration and liquidation proceedings, drafting commercial agreements and civil law contracts, as well as providing corporate services for foreign clients.

Graduated from Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Faculty of Law and Administration; participated twice in Erasmus+ program at Universität Kassel in Germany and Università degli Studi di Salerno in Italy. A trainee advocate at the Warsaw Bar Association since 2021.

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PAWEŁ JAWORSKI

Trainee advocate

PAWEŁ JAWORSKI

Trainee advocate

Paweł specializes in the field of commercial and labor law and has experience in providing ongoing corporate advisory services to Polish and international clients. He assists Loewen lawyers in providing legal services to Polish and foreign entities, including the restructuring and reorganization of enterprises, as well as drafting commercial contracts and advising on M&A transactions.

Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Warsaw University. A trainee advocate at the Warsaw Bar Association since 2022.

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IZABELA KSIĘŻOPOLSKA

Trainee advocate

IZABELA KSIĘŻOPOLSKA

Trainee advocate

Izabela’s main interests focus on commercial law and civil procedure. She assists Loewen lawyers in providing legal services for Polish commercial law entities, i.a. in representing clients in civil proceedings, conducting registration and liquidation proceedings, drafting commercial agreements and civil law contracts, as well as providing corporate services for foreign clients.

Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Warsaw University. A trainee advocate at the Warsaw Bar Association since 2023.

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WIKTOR KOZON

Trainee advocate

WIKTOR KOZON

Trainee advocate

Wiktor’s interests focus on commercial law and compliance. His experience includes providing ongoing corporate services to clients, advising on anti-money laundering (AML) and representing clients in civil litigation. He assists Loewen lawyers in providing legal services to commercial entities, including public companies, drafting commercial and civil law contracts and advising on M&A transactions.

Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw. A trainee advocate at the Warsaw Bar Association since 2023.

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BENEDYKT BALIGA

Attorney-at-law, of Counsel

BENEDYKT BALIGA

Attorney-at-law, of Counsel

Benedykt Baliga specializes in copyright law and the protection of personal rights. He advises on concluding license agreements and other contracts related to copyrights. Where negotiations fail, he successfully conducts litigation before common courts. He also assists entrepreneurs in complying with the General Data Protection Regulation and national data protection regulations. In the past, he held the position of a data protection inspector in Grupa Wydawnicza ZNAK. He has experience gained in the publishing industry.

He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of Jagiellonian University and completed postgraduate studies preparing for the function of a data protection inspector at Wojciech Korfanty Upper Silesian School of Commerce in Katowice. In 2014, he was listed as an attorney-at-law by the Krakow Bar Association of Attorneys-at-law.

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MICHAŁ GIERA

Attorney-at-law, of Counsel

MICHAŁ GIERA

Attorney-at-law, of Counsel

He specializes in commercial law and Polish capital market law. He deals with issues connected with public trading of securities, purchasing enterprises, merging, dividing end transforming commercial companies. He successfully introduced many companies to trading on Warsaw Stock Exchange and the Polish NewConnect market. He participated in the preparation of public offering of shares (IPO) based on the prospectus, “non-prospective” issue of shares, and the so-called PRE-IPO.

He advises on all matters of commercial law, in particular regarding civil disputes related to the conducted business activity, including violations of the rules of fair competition, on the selection of optimal forms of conducting business and capital investments, with particular emphasis on the creation and negotiation of investment agreements with PE/VC funds. He has experience in resolving disputes and conflicts between shareholders/stockholders of commercial companies, as well as in setting up VC funds jointly with the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR).

Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Warsaw University and the International Relations Institute at the Warsaw University. Three-time scholarship holder of the Ministry of Education and Higher Learning. In 2012, he was listed as an attorney-at-law by the Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-law.