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Our experience

The Law Office KUREK & PARTNERS Advocates & Legal Counsels has been created as a result of development of Advocate Tomasz Kurek Law Office acting since January 1st 1992.

Experience of our team consists of experiences of its members:

Tomasz Kurek adwokat radca prawny Warszawa Wawer

Tomasz Kurek

Partner
Advocate

Email: tomasz.kurek@kurek-partners.com

Tel.: (+48) 22 206 39 00, (+48) 22 872 15 52​

EXPERIENCE

In 1978 Tomasz Kurek graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw.


In 1982 he was admitted as a judge.


In 1986 hewas entered into the list of legal counsels at the Regional Chamber of Legal Counsels in Warsaw.


In 1991 he was entered into the list of advocates at the Regional Chamber of Advocates in Warsaw.

He is fluent in English and has a working knowledge of Russian.
For over 20 years worked for the biggest law offices on the Polish market, on the following positions:

V 2006 – VII 2012

CMS Cameron McKenna in Warsaw – Partner heading the Real Estate and Construction Department;

I 2001 -VI 2006

Baker McKenzie Gruszczyński and Partners in Warsaw – Partner heading the Real Estate and Construction Department;

1999 – 2000

Wardyński and Partners in Warsaw – Partner heading the Real Estate and Construction Department;

1992 – 1998

Advocate / Associate in the Wardyński and Partners Law Office in Warsaw – the Real Estate and Construction Department.

He runs all the transactions regarding real estate (acquisition and sale, lease, tenancy), advises in preparation and execution of real estate development projects, establishing collaterals securing financing, preparing due diligence reports and legal opinions regarding real estate.
He advises clients in entering, amending and terminating all types of agreements.
He represents clients – business entities and natural persons in disputes before common courts, arbitration courts, public administration authorities and administration courts.
He runs court cases for the invalidation of bank credit agreements valorized to Swiss Franc (CHF).

Dorota Kurek adwokat radca prawny Warszawa Wawer

Dorota Kurek

Partner
Legal Counsel
Advocate

E-mail: dorota.kurek@kurek-partners.com

Tel.: (+48) 22 206 39 00, (+48) 22 872 15 52

EXPERIENCE

In 2008 she graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw.


In 2013 admitted as the notary public.


In the period of 2013 – 2015 she performed as the notary public in her own notarial office.


In 2015 entered into the list of advocates at the Regional Chamber of Advocates in Warsaw.


In 2016 entered into the list of legal counsels at the Regional Chamber of Legal Counsels in Warsaw.

 

She is fluent in English.

She runs all the transactions regarding real estate (acquisition and sale, lease, tenancy), advises in preparation and execution of real estate development projects, establishing collaterals securing financing, preparing due diligence reports and legal opinions regarding real estate.

She runs civil law cases, inheritance cases, family law matters, real estate, land and mortgage registers , divorces, alimony for children and former spouses, dissolution of co-ownership of real estate, assistance to all types of companies.

She advises clients in entering, amending and terminating all types of agreements.

Katarzyna Szymańska - Misztela adwokat Warszawa kancelaria Kurek i Wspólnicy

Katarzyna Szymańska-Misztela

Advocate

E-mail: katarzyna.szymanska-misztela@kurek-partners.com

Tel.: (+48) 22 206 39 00, (+48) 22 872 15 52

EXPERIENCE

In 2011 she graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration and the Faculty of the Canon Law at the University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński in Warsaw.


In the period of 2012 – 2014 she worked as the judge assistant in the Regional Court in Warsaw and the Regional Court Warszawa  – Praga in Warsaw.


In 2017 she was entered into the list of advocates at the Regional Chamber of Advocates in Warsaw.

Expert in the litigation and mediation and in the family law, including divorces and annulment of church marriages.

She has a working command of English.

She runs civil law casesfor business entities and natural persons, including litigation for payment, dissolution of the assets after divorce,dissolution of co-ownership of real estate, compensation for defects of sale objects,inheritance cases, family law matters, in particular in the scope of divorces, alimony for children and former spouses, parental care over children.

Anna Zwierzyńska Kancelaria Prawna Kurek i Wspólnicy adwokat

Anna Zwierzyńska

Legal Counsel

E-mail: anna.zwierzynska@kurek-partners.com

Tel.: (+48) 22 206 39 00, (+48) 22 872 15 52

EXPERIENCE

In 1999 she graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw and the Postgraduate European Law Faculty.


In 2003 she was entered into the list of legal counsels at the Regional Chamber of Legal Counsels in Warsaw.


In the period of 2000-2005 she worked as the legal counsel in BRE Leasing in Warsaw.


In the period of 2006-2008 she worked as the legal counsel in ECE Management in Warsaw.


2015 she worked as the legal counsel in BGŻ Bank in Warsaw.

She is fluent in English and German.

She runs civil law cases for business entities and natural persons, including litigation for payment, compensation for improper execution of contracts, commercial law, labour law, unfair competition, infringement of personal interest, real estate.

She provides legal assistance to all types of companies, foundations, associations, including registration proceedings in the National Court Register.

She advises clients in entering, amending and terminating all types of agreements.

She runs court cases for the invalidation of bank credit agreements valorized to Swiss Franc (CHF).

Counsel to Kurek & Partners,
Advocates and Legal Counsel

E-mail: r.poplawski@33bedfordrow.co.uk

Tel.: (+48) 22 206 39 00, (+44) 7808 778050

EXPERIENCE

Born in the UK.

Roman graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Birmingham in 1988.


He was admitted to the English Bar in 1989.


He was admitted to the Polish Bar in 2018.

Roman is a bilingual barrister with vast experience of working in Poland and in the UK advising both private individuals and large corporate entities.
When working in Poland, Roman served as Legal Counsel to Wardynski& Partners.
He was later engaged by KPMG to run its legal arm in Poland, KLegal.
In 2008 Roman was part of the legal team which advised and protected the interests of Elektrimin its London-centric dispute with Law Debenture & Concord Trust. Presently Roman is advising international clients in Poland on Port related commercial.
Roman’s expertise covers commercial litigation, trust law, probate and copyright issues. His expertise extends to Polish-related civil litigation, including probate and advice on comparative law issues including residence, domicile and jurisdiction.
During his more than 25 years of professional practice, Roman spent nine years in Poland working on many privatisation and restructuring projects. He translated and annotated the Polish Commercial Code into English, which gave him a valuable insight into the workings and structure of the Polish legal and business environment.

Scope of legal assistance:

We offer a complex legal assistance in the entire scope of business law, civil law, administration law, real estate and construction, litigation, and in particular:

  1. Day to day advisory,
  2. Proposing resolution of legal problems,
  3. Representation in negotiations of all types of agreements,
  4. Representation in any proceeding before common courts, arbitration courts, public administration authorities and administration courts.

The most important clients / files:

US company – tobacco industry

1993

legal assistance to a Polish subsidiary owned by US company in real estate acquisition, preparation and execution of the tobacco factory in Józefosław near Warsaw development project (agreements with architects, contractors, obtaining administrative permits);

Polish subsidiary of a British company – LPG sector

1993-1995

legal assistance to a Polish subsidiary of a Dutch/British client in acquisition of 7 privatised LPG enterprises, negotiating with Port of Gdańsk S.A. and concluding long term lease for the LPG terminal in the North Port in Gdańsk; negotiating FIDiC contract with the contractor for the construction of the LPG terminal in the North Port in Gdańsk;

Polish subsidiary of a British company – gypsum sector

1995-1997

legal assistance to a British client in acquisition real estate for the gypsum plaster boards factory development project in Pińczów, obtaining building permit, negotiating agreements with architects and FIDiC contract with the contractors for the redevelopment and extension of the gypsum plaster board factory in Pińczów;

Polish subsidiary of a British company – technical gases sector

1993-1995

legal assistance to a Polish subsidiary of a British client in preparation and execution of 7 air separation unit development projects within the scope of agreements with architects, contractors, obtaining administrative permits, negotiating agreements with architects and contractors for the air separation unit development projects;

Belgian developer

1994-1996

legal assistance to a Belgian client in negotiating with housing cooperative and concluding long term lease for the office building development project in Warsaw; negotiating and concluding agreements with architects, negotiating and concluding lease agreements for premises;


Israeli companies

 

1999-2003

legal assistance to a Dutch company owned by 3 Israeli plc’s in creation of a Polish subsidiary – ROBYG limited liability company (sp. z o.o.), acquisition of 10 hectares land in Warsaw Wilanów from PROKOM for the housing project, JV agreement with PROKOM, bank loan agreements, agreements with architects and contractors; legal assistance to a Dutch company owned by 3 Israeli plc’s in creation of a Polish subsidiary – ROBYG limited liability company (sp. z o.o.), acquisition of 10 hectares land in Warsaw Wilanów from PROKOM for the housing project, JV agreement with PROKOM, bank loan agreements, agreements with architects and contractors;

British producer of office equipment

2004

representing Client before the landlord in negotiations and concluding of a comprehensive lease agreement of large office space (over 10,000 square metres) in Wrocław;

Israeli operator of trade centres

2001-2006

representing Client (owner of a prestigious mall in Warsaw) in all matters related to leasing of premises and in the litigious proceedings before the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce, and in judgement execution proceedings;

Real estate developer from Andorra

2002-2006

legal assistance to the company with its seat in Andorra in acquisition of a prime location real estate in Cracow from Philip Morris;

State Enterprise „Polish Airports”

2003-2006

legal assistance in negotiations and execution of the FIDIC design and build contract with the consortium Ferrovial – Budimex – Estudio Lamela for the development of Terminal 2 of the Frederic Chopin Airport Warsaw, settlement of legal standing of lands, representing client in court and administrative procedures and court dispute resolution;

Israeli developer

2005-2006

legal assistance to an Israeli company in negotiating and concluding JV agreement with Bank Millennium, creation of a Polish JV company – Mill-Yon limited liability company (sp. z o.o.), acquisition of 10 hectares land in Warsaw Wilanów for the housing project, bank loan agreements, agreements with architects and contractors;

Polish company owned by Dutch / German companies – wholesale sector

1992-2011

legal assistance to the Polish subsidiary owned by Dutch and later German companies in acquisition of lands, preparation and execution of Makro commercial centres in 21 locations in Poland, including solving legal problems, lease agreement, solving disputes; representing client in court and administrative procedures;

Leading Polish developer owned by   Danish company

2006-2011

legal assistance in solving real estate issues concerning real estate development projects, in particular space planning and administration  law issues;

Polish subsidiary of a Spanish real estate developer

2007-2010

legal assistance in solving real estate issues concerning real estate development projects, in particular space planning and administration law issues;

Polish subsidiary of Spanish real estate developer

2007-2012

legal assistance in solving real estate issues concerning real estate development projects, in particular space planning and construction law issues, representation in administrative proceedings and court cases regarding increase of the annual fee for the perpetual usufruct of land;

Polish public company

2010-2011

legal assistance in preparing due diligence report regarding the JV company with Chinese company in China.

International real estate developer

2011

preparing legal opinion on extension of 3 commercial centres in Poland;

Polish subsidiary of Israeli real estate developer

2012-2013

Legal assistance re: due diligence of real estate

Polish mobile telecom operator

2013-2014

representing Client before the landlord in negotiations and concluding of a comprehensive lease agreement of large office space (over 4,000 square metres) in Wrocław;

Polish subsidiary of Dutch company – leasing of real properties

2012-2019

Legal assistance re: due diligence of real estate

Polish subsidiary of a Turkish real estate developer

2008-2019

legal assistance in solving real estate issues concerning real estate development projects, in particular space planning and administration law issues;

Polish subsidiary of a Swedish producer of office furniture

1997-2019

legal assistance to Polish subsidiary of a Swedish company  in solving numerous real estate issues, lease agreements in many locations, acquisition of commercial real estates in Warsaw and in Katowice, acquisition of real estate in Bielany Wrocławskie near Wrocław for the office development project, preparation and execution of the agreement with architect / general contractor, dispute resolution;

Polish PLC – energy sector

2001-2019

legal assistance in solving real estate issues, acquisition and sale of numerous real estate, preparation of the new energy block of the Warsaw Siekierki Power Plant, representation in numerous administrative proceedings and court cases;

Leading Polish bank

2012 – 2019

Representation in a court case regarding dissolution of co-ownership of real estate