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Law is just an instrument in achieving
our clients’ business goals

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We support infrastructure projects - roads,
telecommunications, energy infrastructure

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We focus on specialization. With in-depth knowledge
of our clients’ sector of operation and business
environment we can come forward
with bold and innovative solutions

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We share many years of our experience
in rendering services for construction
and real estate companies

Partners

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Magdalena Sośniak- Jagielińska

m.sosniak@kancelaria-sbk.pl

Magdalena graduated from the Law and Administration Faculty of Jagiellonian University in 2003. Her master thesis on the building contractor’s liability for defects received an award in the competition of the Przegląd Prawa Handlowego monthly (Commercial Law Review). In 2010, she returned to the Administrative Law Faculty of Jagiellonian University to complete her Ph.D. studies.

Magdalena is a legal advisor of the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Krakow with more than ten years of professional experience. She has also worked  in the Administrative Adjudication Department of the Silesian Building Control Inspector.

Before she began cooperation with SBK Law Firm, she had worked for Chajec, Don-Siemion & Żyto Law Firm (CDZ) in Warsaw for over six years, including two years as a supervisor of its Krakow office and manager of the team of lawyers responsible for telecommunications projects. She continues to cooperate with CDZ as an of counsel. She has provided legal services for a number of companies, including Capital Park, East Management and Bakalland, Enterprise Investors, BP Polska, Global Wind Energy Poland, WASKO S.A., IVS Group, PRO-INVEST Katowice and Murapol S.A.

Previously, she had been a lawyer for two years at Łatała and Partners Law Firm in Krakow, where she was responsible for projects such as providing support to a general contractor during the construction of the wastewater treatment plant Krakow-Płaszów (under a FIDIC contract), support to an investor during the construction of a confectionery factory in Dobczyce, legal support to a group of developer companies and due diligence reports on individual properties and real estate companies.

Magdalena has been interested in the construction process since her work for SAP-Projekt-Południe Sp. z o.o. (renamed PXM Południe Sp. z o.o.). She has written a number of scientific publications and has frequently appeared in the press and other mass media. She works in Polish and English.

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Beata Balcerzak-Kotala

b.balcerzak@kancelaria-sbk.pl

Beata graduated from the Law and Administration Faculty of Jagiellonian University in 2001 having completed her master thesis on civil law proceedings.

She is a legal advisor of the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Krakow with more than ten years of professional experience. She is also part of the Team of Legal Advisors of the Jagiellonian University Medical College, serving as a specialist in the construction of a new university hospital.

Before she began cooperation with SBK Law Firm, she had been a partner of Malinowski and Partners Law Firm, Advocates and Legal Advisors, a professional partnership, in Krakow, in which she headed the litigation department and was responsible for coordination and supervision of services for developer, construction and manufacturing companies, including Murapol S.A., Muovitech sp. z o.o., Prosystem sp. z o.o. and Alemar sp. z o.o. She successfully represented Murapol S.A. in disputes with construction companies, real estate buyers and associations of owner-occupiers.

Previously, Beata had been a legal advisor in Łatała and Partners Law Firm in Krakow, where she specialized in substantive and procedural civil law and equity consultancy, for instance during the conflict between shareholders of a limited liability company, a leading Polish ceramic tile manufacturer, which had led to several court disputes ended in a settlement between the parties. She also provided legal services for developer companies, including Convector Development sp. z o.o. and construction companies.

She gained her first experience in litigation during her training as a court judge, which was followed by an examination for a court judge passed with a top grade.

She works in Polish and English.

TEAM

SBK Law Firm has created an environment conducive to cooperation. Our lawyers include primarily legal advisor and advocate trainees whom we support in their professional and academic career at Jagiellonian University. We aim to attract individuals whose professional and academic interests are relevant to our key practice. We also welcome lawyers who have gained experience working for public administration institutions, including construction supervision authorities and architectural and construction administrative bodies.

We also offer internships to students and legal advisor trainees.

We regularly cooperate with companies which specialize in legal areas related to our major practice, including tax consultancy firms, bankruptcy and rehabilitation law firms and companies providing legal services for the energy sector in Poland, Slovakia and Germany.

SKB Law Firm participates in non-profit projects for the benefit of various foundations and associations, including cyclical meetings to provide gratuitous legal advice to members of the public on open days.