About us

The law firm LSW Leśnodorski Ślusarek and Partners is a team of almost 50 lawyers, which has been supporting the Clients in all areas of law for business since 1998.

Innovation and an out-of-the-box approach are written into the DNA of our organisation. We work for modern, dynamic and creative industries. We are also like that. We are always one step ahead, building our business together with our clients. For us, the law is a tool for solving our clients’ problems or minimising risks.

We offer our Clients a wide and comprehensive range of legal services, provided at the highest level by experts in key areas of law.

We know that clients are looking not only for advisors, but for entrepreneurs and idea partners who share the same values in their business, professional and private activities.

As your partner, we want to help, advise and show you the safest ways to achieve your dreams and intentions.

For us, cooperation is more than just perfect knowledge of the law, it is also understanding of the specifics of our Clients’ business.

Recommendations and awards

Being ranked and earning recommendations cannot be an end in itself for a law firm.

For LSW, they are an additional confirmation of the quality of legal and advisory services offered.
At the same time, they are an additional confirmation for clients that they have made the right choice.

Distinction

Legal 500 EMEA 2022

Distinction for the Firm in the categories: Intellectual Property, Restructuring and Insolvency, TMT, and Investment Funds.

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Media Law International 2022

A recommendation for LSW in this year’s Media Law International 2022 ranking (Tier 2).

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Legal 500 EMEA 2021

Distinction for the Firm in the categories: Intellectual Property, Restructuring and Insolvency, TMT, and Investment Funds.

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Media Law International 2021

A recommendation for LSW Law Firm in this year’s Media Law International 2021 ranking (Tier 2).

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IP Stars 2021

LSW Leśnodorski Ślusarek and Partners has been awarded the title of the best law firm in the “Poland Copyright & Design Firm of the Year” category.

LSW Leśnodorski Ślusarek and Partners has been awarded in Tier 2 of this year’s IP STARS (Managing IP) – Copyright Firm Rankings, in the Copyright & related rights category, as one of the top 5 in Poland.

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Rzeczpospolita 2021

LSW Leśnodorski Ślusarek and Partners was recommended in second place in two categories:

  • Copyright and related rights and
  • Media and Telecommunications
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Chambers Europe 2020

Distinction for LSW in the category: Technology, media, telecommunications (TMT).

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IP Stars 2020

Distinction for the Firm in the category: Copyright & Design.

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Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Distinction for the Firm in the categories: Intellectual Property, Restructuring and Insolvency, and TMT.

Individual distinctions for lawyers:

  • Władysław Bieńkowski – Restructuring/Insolvency – Tire 2.
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Rzeczpospolita 2020

Commendation to the Law Firm for: PRO BONO support to health services during epidemics.

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Chambers Europe 2019

Distinction for the Firm in the categories: Intellectual Property (IP) – Band 4, Technology, Media, Telecommunications (TMT) – Recognised Practitioner.

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The Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Distinction for the Firm in the categories:  Intellectual Property – Tier 3, Restructuring and insolvency – Tier 3, Technology, media, telecommunications (TMT) – Tier 4, Dispute resolution – Tier 5.

Individual distinctions for lawyers:

  • Marcin Melzacki – Dispute Resolution.
  • Władysław Bieńkowski – Dispute Resolution and Restructuring/Insolvency.
Distinction

Chambers Europe 2018

Distinction for the Firm in the categories: Intellectual Property (IP) – Band 4, Technology, Media, Telecommunications (TMT) – Recommended Practitioner.

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Legal 500 EMEA 2018

We have been ranked among the top European law firms specialising in Intellectual Property law and Dispute Resolution.

As a team we have been recognised for handling interesting cases including representing the creators of the Second World War Museum.

Individual distinctions for lawyers:

  • Władysław Bieńkowski – Dispute Resolution.
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IP Stars 2018

LSW has been ranked among the best law firms in Europe specialising in the Copyright category.

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Media Law International 2018

We have been recommended in Media Law International’s ranking, a guide to leading media law firms.

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IP Stars 2017

LSW has been ranked among the best law firms in Europe specialising in the Copyright category.

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Legal Awards 2017

LSW was named Corporate Law Firm of the Year – Eastern Europe in a competition organised by Acquisition International Magazine.

We have also received another distinction in the international ranking confirming the quality of our practices. This time the corporate law practice, for which Bogusław Leśnodorski and Krzysztof Laskowski are responsible, was appreciated.

Distinction

Chambers Europe 2017

Distinction for the Firm in the categories: Intellectual Property (IP) – Band 4, and Technology, Media, Telecommunications (TMT) – Recommended Practitioner.

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Chambers Europe 2016

An award for LSW Law Firm in the categories: Intellectual Property (IP) – Band 4 and Technology, Media, Telecommunications (TMT) – Recommended Practitioner.

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Legal 500 EMEA 2016

We have been ranked among the top European law firms specialising in Intellectual Property law and Dispute Resolution.

Individual distinctions for lawyers:

  • Władysław Bieńkowski – Dispute Resolution.
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Rzeczpospolita 2015

Distinction in the top 30, both in the statement taking into account the number of attorneys and legal advisors and in the statement on the number of lawyers overall.

On 14 May 2015, Rzeczpospolita published, for the 13th time, Poland’s largest list of leading law firms servicing businesses. Our firm was ranked in the top 30, both in the list taking into account the number of attorneys and legal advisors and in the list concerning the number of lawyers in general.

Distinction

Chambers Europe 2015

An award for LSW Law Firm in the categories: Intellectual Property (IP) – Band 4 and Technology, Media, Telecommunications (TMT) – Band 4.

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Chambers Europe 2014

Distinction for LSW Law Firm in the category: Intellectual Property (IP) – Band 4.

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LEGAL 500 – 2014

We have been ranked as one of the top 3 European law firms specialising in Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution.

Individual distinctions for lawyers:

  • Władysław Bieńkowski – Dispute Resolution.
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Chambers Europe 2013

Distinction for LSW Law Firm in the category: Intellectual Property (IP) – Band 4.

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Rzeczpospolita 2013

The PRO BONO Law Firm title in the Rzeczpospolita 2013 ranking.

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Rzeczpospolita 2012

The PRO BONO Law Firm title in the Rzeczpospolita 2012 ranking.

Partners

Understanding the challenges clients face requires an excellent knowledge of not only the law but also the specifics of their business.

To achieve this, LSW lawyers are involved in a wide variety of industry and community projects. These collaborations have in numerous cases resulted in lasting partnerships. Among LSW’s partners are: