Tech-Media-Telecoms in Poland
ul. Królowej Jadwigi 170, 30-212, Kraków, NIP: 6772105587
For over 20 years, our Law Firm has assembled teams of experts with capabilities to undertake the most ambitious business projects on the domestic and international markets, and to act in precedent-setting cases before national and EU courts. Currently, our Law Firm consists of more than 60 lawyers who are supported by experts in management, finance and IT.
The Law Firm’s Clients include small and medium-sized enterprises, holding companies, large corporations based in Poland and elsewhere, as well as major public institutions. We also advise individual Clients on selected matters, assist SMEs, and cooperate on an ongoing basis with many chambers of commerce, trade and employer associations, and collective management organizations. Our expert lawyers are involved in work on legislative proposals and participate in the legislative process by drawing up opinions for government administration bodies and the Sejm and the Senate of the Republic of Poland.
Our long history of practice and extensive expertise, with particular experience in intellectual property law, new technologies law, competition law, personal data protection law, and civil and procedural law, have earned multiple distinctions and awards. Each year, we are featured in the most prominent Polish and international law firm ranking guides (Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Chambers Fintech Legal, IP STARS, WTR 1000, The Legal 500, Rzeczpospolita, IAM Patent 1000).
Our Law Firm has established a well-deserved reputation for combining practical skills with theoretical knowledge of the law. Many partners and lawyers are lecturers and academics at renowned Polish universities and research institutes (including the Jagiellonian University and the Polish Academy of Sciences), as well as authors of publications, monographs, and commentaries (on topics such as copyright and related rights, industrial property law, and personal data protection law, ) and the regime of private law.
With offices in Warsaw and Kraków, the Firm is well situated to represent Clients before all courts and administrative bodies in Poland. Thanks to international collaboration, our Firm can offer legal assistance to Clients in most countries of the world, and for many years it has been coordinating legal services for foreign Clients based on a permanent partnership with leading law firms in the Central and Eastern Europe region (CEE Legal Hub). Our lawyers have the skills to provide services in English, French, German and Spanish.
We truly focus on the personal development of our Firm’s lawyers and we aid them in continuously improving their professional, business and management competence. Our Law Firm also supports pro bono work.
We are aware that innovation and emerging technologies are shaping the ways in which legal services are provided. Therefore, we are committed to creating and implementing innovative solutions that improve our performance and address the needs of our Clients.Show more +
A legal expert with more than ten years of experience in supporting IT projects. She is a member of the Firm’s TMT Practice and is head of the IT-Telco and Public Procurement Teams. She specializes in legal issues related to new technologies and copyright. Since the beginning of her legal career, she has been advising IT entities, including public entities, on issues related to IT law, public procurement of IT supplies and services, and cyber security. She is responsible for providing legal assistance to telecommunications operators and advising on telecommunications law.
She has participated in over a hundred projects that involved drafting and negotiating IT contracts, including implementation, maintenance, hosting, and license contracts, as well as SaaS, Paas and IaaS. She has also participated in a number of large and comprehensive audits of IT-related contracts, including audits to determine the scope of rights to software and possibility to move software to a digital cloud environment.
Agnieszka Wachowska advises on projects related to investment in innovations, as well as IT and telecommunications infrastructure using EU funds, and investments linked to state aid, including strategic projects to construct and operate broadband networks.
Agnieszka is a member of PIIT working teams and working groups appointed by the Public Procurement Office. She received an individual recommendation in The Legal 500 as a Next Generation Partner in the TMT category.
She is a speaker at numerous conferences, seminars and training sessions. Lecturer of legal advisor training at the Regional Chamber of Legal Counsels in Warsaw and New Technologies Law post-graduate courses at the Institute of Legal Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Agnieszka Wachowska has authored numerous industry-specific and scientific publications on copyright and legal protection of computer software, cyber security, and public procurement in IT.
She is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University, and was a visiting fellow at Tilburg University (the Netherlands).
She is fluent in English.