The firm

WHO WE ARE
Woźniak Legal is a dynamic, rapidly expanding Polish law firm with international capabilities, focused on providing a complete legal service to international and Polish businesses and high-net-worth individuals. With over 20 lawyers in our Warsaw office, we are well suited to provide a full range of services to fast-growth businesses at all stages of their life cycle.

The firm was established in 2007 by Grzegorz Woźniak, who acquired his professional experience with Allen & Overy Warsaw, where he worked for 14 years and was involved in many transactions and litigation cases. 

While we are based in Warsaw, we’re connected and we operate internationally. Around 70 per cent of our work comes from abroad. In an increasingly globalised world, our clients' needs often have an international component and the requirement for international advice is growing.
OUR VALUES
  • A commitment to clients

    We use our knowledge and experience to steer clients through the diverse commercial challenges they face.
  • A distinct approach

    We couple deep experience with an open, dynamic environment capable of quickly evolving.
  • A comprehensive practice

    Our capability now covers almost every aspect of the economic activity on the Polish market.
  • An international mindset

    London remains our main point of reference, in terms of the quality of our services, our values and approach.
OUR HISTORY
  • 2023

    Woźniak Legal attends the Annual IBA Conference 2023 in Paris

    From 29 October to 3 November 2023, Woźniak Legal attended the Annual IBA Conference 2023 in Paris.
  • 2023

    Woźniak Legal attends C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Conference 2023 in Paris

    On 26- 27th October 2023 Woźniak Legal attends the C5 Asset Tracing & Recovery Conference in Paris. Grzegorz Wozniak gave presentation about Documentary Evidence – Addressing the Challenges of Too Much or Too Little Disclosure in Civil Fraud Claims.
  • 2023

    M&A summer school opens at Woźniak Legal

    On 24th July 2023 Woźniak Legal and The Anglo-Polish Law Association (APLA) start M&A summer school at WL for junior lawyers as well as open sessions for students. We offer comprehensive solutions that aim to improve participants’ competencies
    across various business lines.
     
  • 2023

    Woźniak Legal co-organized the webinar in London on investing in Poland

    On 23rd June 2023 Woźniak Legal co-organized (together with Clyde & Co) the webinar on investing in Poland and international arbitration which took place on 23 June 2023 in London. The speakers included inter alia, Stephen Denyer, Prof Loukas Mistelis FCIArb, Ben Knowles, Iain Quirk KC, Milena Szuniewicz-Wenzel, James Clanchy, Adam Lazowski and Grzegorz Woźniak.
  • 2023

    New Circle meeting takes place in Lisbon

    On 21st April 2023 Woźniak Legal attends the New Circle meeting in Lisbon to celebrate joining of the new members (Lisbon and Madrid) at the first in-person meeting after the Covid pandemic. As of April 2023 the New Circle Legal Network comprises the following law firms: Taubel Legal, LOESCHNER Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Hajdu & Partners – Law Firm, Nasoetion & Atyanto (N&A), Giovannelli e Associati Law Firm, Bouchoms & Braesch, JB Law, Woźniak Legal, Gama Glória, N8 Law LLC, A.K.F. LEGAL, Gold Abogados.
  • 2023

    Woźniak Legal in Legal 500 Ranking

    We are delighted to have been ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 for Private Client category in Poland. 
     
  • 2023

    Woźniak Legal attends the Conference in Geneva

    ​On 16-17th March 2023 Woźniak Legal attends the Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Conference in Geneva. Grzegorz Wozniak gave presentation about compensation for victims of fraud under Polish law.
  • 2022

    Woźniak Legal successfully defended the Argentinian family against adverse possession claim in Poland in the landmark court proceedings

    On 9 November 2022 the Court of Appeal in Lublin upheld the decision of the court of the I instance issued in 2021 and finally decided the case in favour of our clients.
  • 2022

    Woźniak Legal attends the Annual IBA Conference 2022 in Miami

    From 30 October to 4 November 2022, Woźniak Legal attended the Annual IBA Conference 2022 in Miami.
  • 2022

    Woźniak Legal celebrates its 15th anniversary

    On 3nd October 2022. Woźniak Legal celebrated its 15th anniversary. 
  • 2022

    Woźniak Legal in Legal 500 Ranking

    We are delighted to have been ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA 2022 for Private Client category in Poland. 
  • 2022

    New Circle

    New Circle network has expanded to include two new member firms from Portugal (Gama Glória) and Singapore (N8 Law LLC).
  • 2021

    Woźniak Legal celebrates its 14th anniversary

    On 2nd October 2021, Woźniak Legal celebrated its 14th anniversary.
  • 2021

    New member firm of New Circle

    New Circle network has expanded to include new member firm from Indonesia. 
  • 2021

    Woźniak Legal Impresses in Legal 500 Ranking

    In the latest The Legal 500 EMEA guide, Woźniak Legal has been recommended as a top tier law firm in Poland in private client category.
  • 2020

    Woźniak Legal celebrates its 13th anniversary

    On 2nd October 2020, Woźniak Legal celebrated its 13th anniversary.
     
  • 2020

    The Lawyer Network announcement

    "We are delighted to announce that Grzegorz Woźniak of 'Woźniak Legal' has joined The Lawyer Network. Grzegorz has joined the network as our exclusive Private Client member in Poland."
  • 2020

    Leading Firm in Private Client

    Woźniak Legal has been recommended as a leading law firm in Poland in private client category.
  • 2020

    Woźniak Legal launched an Insolvency and Reconstruction practice

    On 1st  March 2020 Woźniak Legal launched an Insolvency and Reconstruction practice to support managers, creditors, debtors and insolvency industry professionals in challenges posed by any financial difficulty, especially in the economic environment caused by Covid-19 and anti-crisis laws in Poland.
  • 2019

    Woźniak Legal attended in London the ceremony of signing the Memorandum of Understanding between The Law Society of England and Wales and The Warsaw Bar Association

    On 12th  December 2019, Woźniak Legal attended in London the ceremony of signing the Memorandum of Understanding between The Law Society of England and Wales and The Warsaw Bar Association regarding legal cooperation between the legal professions in the UK and Poland.
  • 2019

    Woźniak Legal co-organized the First Edition of the English Law Day conference in Warsaw

    Woźniak Legal co-organized the First Edition of the English Law Day conference in Warsaw which took place on 7th November 2019 at the premises of the Warsaw Bar Association. 
    The guests from the UK included Stephen Denyer, Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill (UK Supreme Court Judge) and solicitors from some of the best London law firms.
  • 2019

    Woźniak Legal attended The Law Society 2019 Excellence Awards gala in London as one of the nominees

    Woźniak Legal was shortlisted by The Law Society of England and Wales 2019 Excellence Awards for the Excellence in International Legal Services category. The dinner gala took place in London on 23 October 2019.
  • 2019

    Woźniak Legal Acclaimed as Top Tier Law Firm in Poland

    In the latest The Legal 500 EMEA guide, Woźniak Legal has been recommended as a top tier law firm in Poland in private client category.
  • 2019

    Woźniak Legal hosted the meeting of the New Circle Legal Network in Warsaw

    Woźniak Legal hosted the meeting of the New Circle Legal Network, an international network of law firms. The meeting took place in Warsaw on 4 April 2019.
  • 2019

    Woźniak Legal moved to new premises at Sniadeckich 17 (fourth floor) to mark its 12th anniversary

    On 2nd November 2019, Woźniak Legal moved to new premises at Śniadeckich 17 (fourth floor) to mark its 12th anniversary.
     
  • 2019

    Woźniak Legal attends the Annual IBA Conference 2019 in Seoul

    In September 2019, Woźniak Legal attended the Annual IBA Conference 2019 in Seoul and continued its international business strategy in a globalizing world.
     
  • 2019

    Woźniak Legal establishes The Anglo-Polish Law Association (APLA) and attends the inaugural meeting of APLA in London

    Woźniak Legal established The Anglo-Polish Law Association (APLA). The inaugural meeting of APLA took place in London on 4 June 2019 in the offices of Mills&Reeve.
  • 2018

    Woźniak Legal attends the Annual IBA Conference 2018 in Rome

    Woźniak Legal attended the Annual IBA Conference 2018 in Rome and joined the Litigation Committee and the Law Firm Management Committee.
  • 2018

    Woźniak Legal awarded with The Law Society Excellence Award (highly commended)

    Woźniak Legal received a "Highly Commended" award by the Law Society of England and Wales in the Excellence in International Legal Services category for creating and developing the New Circle, an international network of law firms.
  • 2017

    Woźniak Legal gives presentation on „Doing legal business in V4” at The Law Society in London

    In September 2017, Wożniak Legal gave presentation on „Doing legal business in V4” at The Law Society in London. The lecture included the Poland’s success story, as well as an overview of the energy sector and ongoing projects such as One Belt One Road, the Three Seas Initiative, and new gas trading opportunities such as the LNG terminal in Świnoujście and the construction of the Baltic Pipe.

  • 2017

    Woźniak Legal celebrates its 10th anniversary

    Woźniak Legal celebrated its 10th anniversary. The special cocktail party for clients and friends was issued to commemorate this event.
  • 2017

    Woźniak Legal gives presentation on „Facts and Myths on Restitution of Property in Poland ” at the Confiscation of Property conference in Warsaw

    In June 2017, Woźniak Legal gave presentation on „Facts and Myths on Restitution of Property in Poland” at the Confiscation of Property conference, which took place in Warsaw. Grzegorz Woźniak spoke about facts and myths of the so-called “wild reprivatisation” giving his perspective of a lawyer with a mergers&acquisition background who deals regularly with restitution cases. The conference featured many international speakers and attendees, including representatives of major world restitution organizations and leading American restitution lawyers.
  • 2017

    Woźniak Legal gives presentation on „Facts and Myths on Restitution of Property in Poland ” at the Confiscation of Property conference in Warsaw

    In June 2017, Woźniak Legal gave presentation on „Facts and Myths on Restitution of Property in Poland” at the Confiscation of Property conference, which took place in Warsaw. Grzegorz Woźniak spoke about facts and myths of the so-called “wild reprivatisation” giving his perspective of a lawyer with a mergers&acquisition background who deals regularly with restitution cases. The conference featured many international speakers and attendees, including representatives of major world restitution organizations and leading American restitution lawyers.
  • 2017

    Woźniak Legal launches its full range litigation practice

    Woźniak Legal decided to launch its full litigation practice aimed at assisting its client in contentious and non-contentious matters in Poland.
  • 2015

    Woźniak Legal named Top Tier in Private Client category (for the first time)

    Woźniak Legal was named Top Tier by the Legal 500 and Chambers HNW in the category of Private Client recognized for its strong performance in the field of restitution of pre-war property.
  • 2014

    Woźniak Legal establishes international network of law firms (later to be named New Circle)

    Woźniak Legal was one of the founding members of New Circle - a network of law firms created by lawyers who used to work together at Allen&Overy. In June 2014, the inaugural meeting took place in Milan. The law firms from Hamburg, Amsterdam, Prague, Warsaw and Milan announced creation of an international network, which later has been named New Circle.
  • 2011

    Woźniak Legal adopts its international strategy

    Woźniak Legal decided to adopt its international strategy, responding to a growing international client base.
  • 2007

    Founded

    Woźniak Legal was founded by Grzegorz E. Woźniak in 2007, and the Warsaw office opened.