One of the core operations of SPCG consists in legal advice and representation in legal disputes. The SPCG lawyers have extensive experience in legal representation in all types of civil proceedings before common courts of law, the Supreme Court and arbitration courts. SPCG has been successful in numerous litigations and arbitration disputes.
SPCG specializes in:
- Companies law disputes (corporate disputes).
- Civil law disputes, including disputes related to the performance of all types of agreements (including commercial agreements, construction investment agreements, real estate agreements) as well as disputes regarding illegal acts.
- Unfair competition disputes.
- Competition and consumer protection disputes.
- Intellectual and industrial property protection disputes.
- Labor law disputes.
SPCG provides comprehensive services in the scope of resolution of disputes through legal proceedings and during pre-litigation stages, advising on and participating in mediation and settlements.
SPCG has taken part in many high-profile disputes in Poland on behalf of clients from such sectors as: telecommunications, construction, industry, transportation, commerce, finance and banking and real estate.
SPCG lawyers have in particular advised:
Tesco (Polska) Sp. z o.o.
in court and arbitration disputes with suppliers of goods related to the execution of commercial contracts and the principles of fair competition; disputes concerning industrial property rights and in litigation with the chain of discount stores as regards the admissibility of comparative advertising and its compliance with the principles of fair competition
Leroy-Merlin Polska Sp. z o.o.
in arbitration disputes with suppliers related to the execution of commercial contracts and the principles of fair competition
Makro Cash and Carry Polska S.A.
in court litigation with a supplier related to the execution of commercial contracts and the principles of fair competition
Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa S.A. and T-Mobile Deutschland GmbH
in the largest corporate dispute in Poland, comprising numerous contentious and non-contentious proceedings
Socrates Investment S.A.
and Secus Investment Sp. z o.o.
in legal disputes regarding the appeal against the resolutions of the general meetings of the joint-stock companies, in proceedings regarding the compulsory buyout and buyback of shares, and in disputes regarding claims on the conversion of shares in the process of consolidation of electricity sector companies
Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A., Bank Pekao S.A., Bank PKO BP S.A., Bank Millennium S.A., Bank BPH S.A., Credit Agricole Bank Polska S.A., Plus Bank S.A. and two other leading banks
with respect to the antitrust proceedings regarding the interchange fee (one of the largest antitrust proceedings in Poland)
Martifer Polska and Martifer Konstrukcje
in the settlement disputes related to the construction of the Baltic Arena (now: PGE Arena) in Gdańsk
T-Mobile Polska S.A. (former: Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa S.A.)
in administrative and legal proceedings (including before the European Court of Justice) regarding the significant market power, imposition of regulatory obligations (e.g. regarding Mobile Termination Rates) and in disputes in the scope of the competition law
in legal disputes regarding settlements under a preliminary agreement for real estate purchase
in the dispute with the supplier of components for the construction of the Rosomak wheeled armored transporter
in arbitration disputes with the general contractor regarding construction investments in Kraków
Polimex Mostostal S.A.
in settlement disputes with the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways related to the construction of the A4 highway
Mota - Engil Central Europe S.A.
in litigation and arbitration disputes, including before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris, regarding the performance of infrastructure investments
Mostostal Zabrze Holding S.A.
in disputes regarding credit facility agreements, registered pledges and Actio Pauliana
TC Dębica S.A.
in corporate disputes, including disputes regarding the appeal against the resolutions of the general meetings and the appointment of the expert auditor
Key shareholder of Gerda Sp. z o.o.
in corporate disputes, including disputes regarding the right to shares in the company, the exclusion of partners, the return of dividends and the appeal against the resolutions of the general meetings
w Warszawie S.A.
with respect to asserting claims by the bank and enforcing securities of the claims as well as with respect to FX options
Bank Millennium S.A.
with respect to abusive clauses in agreements (e.g. currency spread) and proceedings on appeal against the decision of the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection
PKN Orlen S.A.
in disputes regarding claims for damages and enforcement of avals and mortgages securing claims
Alior Bank S.A.
with respect to an appeal against the decision of the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection
in legal disputes with the contractor for the Auditorium Maximum and the contractors for the University campus
ArcelorMittal Poland S.A.
in legal disputes in the scope of the labor law and performance of trade contracts
Delphi Poland S.A.
in legal disputes in the scope of the labor law
Veolia Woda sp. z o.o.
in legal disputes regarding the appeal against the resolutions of the general meetings of joint-stock companies
Fiat Powertrain Technologies Poland sp. z o.o.
in legal disputes in the scope of the labor law
in corporate disputes, including disputes regarding the appeal against the resolutions of the general meetings
Tramwaje Śląskie S.A.
in the arbitration dispute resulting from the agreement for the supply of trams
Polskie Koleje Państwowe S.A.
in the legal dispute and settlement negotiations with AdTranz and Bombardier Transportation regarding the supply of fast locomotives for the Polish State Railways