ADP LAW FIRM
The law office ADP POPIOŁEK ADWOKACI I RADCOWIE PRAWNI SPÓŁKA PARTNERSKA (previously until 30.12.2018 “ADP Popiołek Adwokaci i Doradcy” Kancelaria Adwokatów i Radców Prawnych Społka Komandytowa) has emerged from the fusion of two renown Silesian law firms, functioning in the market of legal services since the beginning of 90’s – “Popiołek i Wspólnicy” and “Adwokaci i Doradcy”. The merger, completed in 2005 has created the largest law firm in the Upper Silesia, comprising today of almost 40 lawyers. ADP’s main office is located in Katowice, the capital of the most important Polish industrial region in the South of the country – the Upper Silesia. A branch office has been established in Bytom, another city in the Silesian region.
The firm provides expert legal assistance to companies and individuals in a variety of matters. It focuses on advising commercial entities in all kinds of business affairs and providing assistance in dispute settlement, whether in litigation, arbitration or other ADR.
Each client and transaction is supervised by one of the firm’s partners. The partner concerned, apart from being the main contact person, is responsible for the co-ordination of all the work performed by a team of lawyers assigned to a particular task. Our lawyers work in client-oriented teams enabling them to develop a good understanding of the clients’ needs and expectations. The firm cooperates on a permanent basis with a number of tax advisors, auditors, economists and other experts, who assist ADP if necessary in order to provide a comprehensive services for the client.
The strength of our law office lays in the excellence of the professionals who work for us. The experience and the intellectual potential, as well as the technical support of the firm are a guarantee of the legal services of the highest standard. ADP handles a variety of commercial matters for multinational and domestic corporations, privately held companies and “high net worth” individuals. Our lawyers offer a sound knowledge of law as well as efficient and innovative problem-solving skills. The firm has the required expertise, experience, resources and contacts to assist client in all undertakings from planning through execution to organizational implementation.
ADP offers its legal services in Polish, English, German and French.
ADP’s recognition as a leading law firm in the region is confirmed by a high position in the national law firms rankings published by professional dailies such as “Rzeczpospolita” and “Gazeta Prawna”.
ADP is a law firm with a particularly strong corporate practice. Its position in the regional market is unmatched and its national standing is also esteemed. The firm’s corporate practice group benefits from the vast experience of Professor Wojciech Popiołek, a leading Polish expert in the field of company law.
One of the most important practice areas of the firm is general commercial and contract law. ADP provides a broad range of legal services relating to various aspects of economic activity, both with respect to day to day operations as well as complex high-stake transactions.
ADP handles a wide variety of complex mergers and acquisitions, both for high-profile Polish corporations, as well as for rising mid-market companies and start-ups. Our lawyers advise clients in acquisitions, mergers, share transfers, divisions and take-overs.