Approximately 70 attorneys are based in Warsaw, including Polish legal advisors and advocates, as well as U.S.- and U.K.-qualified attorneys. We often cooperate closely with Weil’s other offices worldwide to provide the highest quality of legal services in connection with cross-border transactions.
Awards and Recognition
Weil was ranked the number one law firm in a ranking carried out by Rzeczpospolita in 2014 that assessed firms based on the number of the most prominent transactions in Poland they serviced in the past year.
Weil’s Warsaw office received the Law Firm of the Year in Poland award from IFLR European Awards 2013.
The Warsaw office of Weil was awarded “International Law Firm of the Year 2010” in Poland by Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence.
Pro Bono Initiatives and Community Service
The Warsaw office of Weil provides extensive pro bono legal assistance to the community. We cooperate closely with the Ashoka Foundation, which supports various non-governmental organizations, and we provide free legal services to numerous associations and foundations, including the Children’s Cancer Relief Foundation, the Volunteer Centre, and the Friends of the Integration Association.
We are a key partner of the Strategic Litigation Program run by the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights. We have been providing legal assistance in connection with the creation of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, and were honored by the Museum with a special award for our pro bono work.
We have also recently worked on a number of other pro bono matters, including advising: the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation, which maintains the memorial and protects the remains of the concentration camp at Auschwitz; the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra; and the Specialist People Foundation, dedicated to helping people with autism; the Bator Tabor Foundation, which runs rehabilitation camps for children; the Journalists Association aimed at improvement of journalism in Poland; and numerous cases assigned to Weil by Pro Bono Center, which coordinates pro bono matters between law firms and non-government organizations on pro bono matters.