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Thank you for your interest in LAWorld. The application process can take between 4-8 weeks and the procedure for joining is as follows:

  • Once you have read the Membership Application Documents and wish to initiate an application for membership, please complete and return the LAWorld Application Form to us. There is no cost or obligation at this stage.
  • Upon receipt of this application form at our Executive Office it is circulated to the LAWorld Committee and the Chair, who are Principal Partners of LAWorld member firms. There is one Committee member for each LAWorld region – Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America. Our current Chair is Steve Ng, Managing Partner of Ng & Shum, with offices in Hong Kong and mainland China.
  • The Committee will decide if they have any questions at this stage or if references are to be taken. If so, the Executive Director, Mrs Jacqui Nash, will email you to seek permission to approach the independent references you have provided in your application form.
  • If you have been referred to us by another LAWorld member, we will take a reference from them.
  • After the references have been reviewed by the Committee, it will decide if your application should be recommended to the entire membership. If so, your application will be circulated to our membership with a deadline for their comments.
  • The decision of the members is notified a couple of weeks later.
  • We will keep in regular contact with you during the application process

LAWorld News

Legal 500 endorses our Warsaw member firm

The LAWorld member for Warsaw, Poland, BWW Law & Tax is recommended by independent international legal publishers, Legal 500, in the Europe, Middle East & Africa Directory 2014, in seven of their legal practice areas:

• Real estate and construction
• Corporate and M&A
• Dispute resolution
• Banking and finance
• Restructuring and insolvency
• Technology, media, and telecommunication law (TMT)
• Tax

Full information about the BWW rankings are available on the publisher’s webpage: http://www.legal500.com/c/poland 

As background, for more than 27 years, Legal 500 has conducted independent research on international law firms using interviews with clients; representatives from businesses across a wide range of legal areas; and partners from selected law firms to collect and assimilate data for law firms from over 90 countries. The results are published in the international Legal 500 Directories, together with an annual ranking of the best law firms in each country for each specialist area of law.

BWW is delighted to have been recognized as a leading law firm in Poland. For more information please contact Michal Wielhorski m.wielhorski@bwwlaw.pl 

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Upcoming Events

2015 LAWorld Annual Conference & AGM (Washington DC, USA) from 5pm on Tuesday the 28th of April, 2015 to 2pm on Friday the 1st of May, 2015

Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting (Istanbul, Turkey) from 5pm on Thursday the 5th of February, 2015 to 5pm on Friday the 6th of February, 2015

Asia/Pacific Regional Meeting (Kuala Lumpur) from 5pm on Thursday the 20th of November, 2014 to 5pm on Friday the 21st of November, 2014

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