JS Legal and Interact.law member Zięba & Partners agree to merge and launch B2RLaw.
In February 2020 the partners of JS Legal (established by Bartłomiej Jankowski and Rafał Stroiński) and Zięba & Partners (established by Rafal Zięba) voted to merge. The new firm will be known as B2R Law Jankowski Stroiński Zięba (commonly known as B2RLaw) and will consist of 14 partners and approximately 70 lawyers, with nearly 85 staff in total. Its website will be: B2RLaw.com.
The combination is the first ever merger of two similar medium-sized Polish law firms to form one of the largest firms in Poland.
The firm will consist of thirty-two practices falling into four categories: Advisory, Contentious, Regulatory and Transactional. The firm will be based on three core pillars – Transactions, with no less than six partners focused on Corporate, M&A (including Private Equity and Venture Capital) and Finance chaired by Senior Partner Rafał Stroiński; Disputes and Investigations with four partners chaired by Senior Partner Bartłomiej Jankowski; and Real Estate, Infrastructure and Construction chaired by Senior Partner Rafal Zięba. However, the firm will host a number of practices ranging from Data Protection to Tax.
The new firm will begin with three offices in Warsaw, Krakow and Katowice, with exciting plans for future expansion.
You can read the complete press release on the website of b2rlaw here