On October 9, 2017, CEELM reported that the Globalworth real estate company had invested outside Romania for the first time by acquiring Griffin Premium Real Estate in Poland. Catalin Tirziu, Head of Legal at Globalworth, agreed to share his insight on the transaction.
Pro bono is a Latin phrase meaning “for the public good,” and, in the lawyering context, it refers to legal services provided free of charge, generally to indigent clients or charities or other public interest institutions unable to afford standard legal fees. The practice, which in its current form was developed first in Western legal markets, has seen a significant increase in recent years in CEE as well. Hungary is among the countries leading the way.
Dentons has successfully represented Sev.en EC, a.s., a member of the Czech Coal group, before the Supreme Administrative Court of the Czech Republic in what the firm calls "extraordinary litigation" related to the reimbursement of gift tax from the Czech state that was imposed on the free carbon dioxide emission allowances in 2011 and 2012 in breach of EU law.
Tomasz Stasiak has joined the Warsaw office of the Wolf Theiss law firm as a partner and head of the office's Real Estate & Construction Practice Group.
The number of trainings and other professional development events for law firm marketing experts is growing, keeping pace with the ever-growing demands of the role itself. Accordingly, the question we asked our law firm Marketing and BD and Communication experts around CEE for this issue is: What was the single best professional development event you’ve been to related to your law firm marketing role, and what made it so effective/valuable?