Stefan Juszczak - a business partner in KPRF Law Office, an acknowledged expert in the area of the commercial real estate market. He is a specialist in commercialization and re-commercialization of areas in shopping centers and negotiating commercial lease agreements, particularly those concerning renegotiation of rent in the case of unprofitable showrooms. He also handles selection of proper areas for new shopping centers. For over 20 years he has worked in the Eastbridge holding which then was converted into a listed company NFI S.A. EMF. He was directly responsible for the development of the multimedia chain EMIPK in Poland and Ukraine, also as the member of the Empik Cafe management board. He gained his experience as Operations Director and since 2001 he contributed to the formation of the development segment of EMPIK. He was directly responsible for establishing all EMPIK stores until 2011. Between 2007 and 2010 he was also responsible for the development of EMPIK and SMYK in Ukraine. Presently he offers his advice to such brands as Próchnik, Księgarnia Autorska, Maxizoo, FreezeMe and Superpharm.
Legal Counsel at the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Olsztyn.Specializes in providing ongoing legal service of entrepreneurs, including mainly developers, investors and retail chains. In her present work she focuses on service and cooperation with commercial real estate developers, especially investors, contractors, subcontractors, tenants and large area tenants. She advises on real estate sales transactions, long-term lease agreements, assesses contractual risks, and conducts investigations related to the rights and obligations arising from contracts.
Attorney-at-Law, graduate of the Law and Administration Department at the University of Warsaw, the School of Italian Law and European Law, conducted by the Law and Administration Department at the University of Warsaw as well as the Universities of Catania, Naples and Milan. In April 2011, she took part in the international conference of “National Model United Nations” (NMUNS) in New York. She specializes in the field of civil and economic law, in particular in negotiating contracts for leasing shopping centers on the territory of the whole Poland as well as asserting rights stemming from the lease relationship. She represents economic entities in court and arbitration proceedings. With her second specialization in consumer law, she advises Clients with regard to drawing up model contracts, in particular with regard to regulations and General Terms as well as in all matters in dispute in entrepreneur – consumer relations and vice versa. Additionally, she handles also ongoing corporate services for entities. She works in Polish and English.
Attorney, graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at Warsaw University and the Faculty of Law of the University of Oviedo. She has extensive experience in corporate law and constant maintenance businesses. Anna specializes in comprehensive legal services for entreprenuers, also in the area of e-commerce, personal data protection, including requirements of the European Union in the field of personal data security (RODO). For the benefit of Clients KPRF Law Office manages the corporate, commercial, economic and civil law, with particular emphasis on real estate law and redress under the warranty.She has participated in projects related to the assessment of compliance regulations and model contracts with labor law and consumer law. As part of the legal services she is involved in trade negotiations, creating legal opinions and represents parties in court and administrative proceedings.
Rafał Fabisiak – LL.M., Legal Counsel, Restructuring Advisor, Partner in KPRF Law Office, Head of Retail Department.Rafał specializes in commercial real estate, with a particular focus on commercial premises and shopping centers. His broad experience also includes corporate affairs, in particular merger transactions and drafting untypical contracts. He also runs critical litigation cases, as well as acts as specialist and ad-hoc manager in crisis situations.In previous years he held the position of Managing Director in diva Poland sp. z o.o. (retailer with 25 stores in Poland) and was responsible for operational activities and development of the diva brand in Central and Eastern Europe. From 2011 to 2013 he was a management board member of the Polish Council of Shopping Centers and co-author of the Code of Best Practice in commercial lease agreements.He provided legal support and worked with the ALSHAYA group, a franchisee of fashion and cosmetic brands, representing such brands as THE BODY SHOP, MOTHERCARE, NEXT, TOP SHOP, DOROTHY PERKINS and M.A.C. in this region. He also worked for the NFI EMF S.A. group, owner of the brands SMYK and EMPIK, as well as master franchisee of inter alia ALDO, ESPRIT, HUGO BOSS, MANGO, MEXX, NEW LOOK, PEACOCKS, ZARA, where his responsibility was to negotiate lease agreements in shopping malls and high street locations, as well as providing advice in real estate matters and transactions in Poland, Germany, and in the Ukraine.In recent years he worked closely with Cushman & Wakefield, Apsys Polska S.A., Ballmain, Colliers, Knight Frank and was responsible for handling legal affairs in chosen projects from their asset management portfolio.Lease agreements negotiated and concluded with his participation cover a total area of several hundreds of thousands square meters.
Junior Associate, Attorney-at-Law Trainee at the District Board of Attorneys in Warsaw and a graduate from the Law and Administration Department at the University of Warsaw. Specializes in pre-litigation negotiations and judicial proceedings in civil and commercial cases in common courts. He drafts annex extending or modifying a lease and reviews terms, penalties, rent and lease conditions in existing lease agreements.
Trainee attorney at the District Chamber of Legal Counsels in Warsaw, graduate of Law at the University of Warsaw. She gained her first experience at the District Court for the Capital City of Warsaw. In the KPRF Law Office she supports the Corporate Department. She is responsible for pre-litigation proceedings, participates in ongoing judicial and enfocement proceedings, supports the legal team in day-to-day legal services, prepares dokument projects, applications, legal opinions, writings and legal researches. Interested in commercial and trade law.
Legal Counsel, a graduate of the Law and Administration Department at the University in Warsaw. In KPRF Law Office She is responsible for handling transactions related to commercial space renting with an emphasis on viewing and negotiating lease contracts for Clients of the Law Office. She specializes in economic law, in particular commercial and civil law, real estate law, as well as in conducting court cases in those fields. In July 2010, she joined K|P|R|F Law Office, where from the very beginning she has been handling lease contracts from the legal perspective and providing corporate services for companies. As an in-house lawyer, she was dealing with viewing lease contracts for IKEA, Żabka Polska Sp. z o.o. for the convenience-type of Żabka and Freshmarket store networks.