Law firm

The Ślązak, Zapiór and Partners Law Firm is one of the largest law firms operating in southern Poland. It provides comprehensive advisory services in all fields of law related to business activity.

Beginnings

The Ślązak, Zapiór and Partners Law Firm commenced its operation in 2002 in Katowice. The founders: Attorney Krystian Ślązak and Attorney Arkadiusz Robert Zapiór have been partners since 1995.

The first office of the Law Firm, which was then made of a dozen or so members, was located in the very centre of Katowice. After seven years of its operation, in 2009 the partnership was transformed into a limited partnership called Ślązak, Zapiór i Wspólnicy – Kancelaria Adwokatów i Radców Prawnych sp. k.

The Law Firm also moved its office. For the following ten years it was located in the Stara Huta Office Centre in Katowice at Al. Korfanego in the district of Wełnowiec. In the industrial loft interiors of the revitalised building of the 19th century zinc smelter, there were already several dozen employees working for the Law Firm.

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SZiP Law Firm at present

Given the dynamically operating company, a team of almost 50 experts providing legal aid and advisory services in almost all sectors of the market, the decision was made to construct an own office building.

In 2018, the official ceremony of laying a cornerstone for the new project was held, in the Katowice district of Wełnowiec, which was an obvious choice. In the following months, a modern new and, what most important, own minimalistic office building was constructed.

On 1 April 2021 Ślązak, Zapiór i Wspólnicy – Kancelaria Adwokatów i Radców Prawnych sp. k. (limited partnership) was transformed into Ślązak, Zapiór i Partnerzy – Kancelaria Adwokatów i Radców Prawnych sp. p. (limited liability partnership). As a result of the transformation, the legal form of the company changed.

Budynek SZiP
SZiP wnętrze

Since its incorporation, the Ślązak, Zapiór and Partners Law Firm has been helping entrepreneurs to face the rapidly evolving economic and legal environment. Our top service quality is the sum of experience, intellectual potential, involvement and creativity of the whole team. This is also an effect of attention to the quality of relationships and the understanding of the essence of business activity carried out by our Clients. The knowledge of contemporary business needs and the excellent knowledge of the existing trends let the Law Firm develop legal solutions tailored to specific market segments and client requirements.

Our offer

SZiP TAX

On 2 January 2024, a new company: Ślązak, Zapiór i Partnerzy Tax Doradztwo Podatkowe sp.p., as a tax development of the Law Firm’s potential, commenced its operation. SZiP TAX brings new quality to the tax consultancy market and combines a multidisciplinary approach with flexibility in facing challenges.

Taking advantage of many years of experience, intellectual potential and commitments of its experts, SZiP TAX guarantees certain services in the changing reality. The knowledge of contemporary business needs let us develop tax and legal solutions tailored to specific market sectors and our Clients’ requirements.
The team of experienced specialists providing tax advice in almost all fields of tax law and perfectly understanding business goals and needs. Professionalism, versatility and individual approach are special characteristics of SZiP TAX, which is a proper place for entrepreneurs.

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Our Clients

Since its incorporation, the Ślązak, Zapiór and Partners Law Firm has been helping entrepreneurs to face their rapidly evolving economic and legal environment. Clients know and appreciate that they can fully rely on us. With many of our Clients, we have been cooperating as reliable advisors for years.

Market position

Our top service quality is the sum of experience, intellectual potential, involvement and creativity of the whole team.

This is also an effect of attention to the quality of relationships and the understanding of the essence of business activity carried out by our Clients.

The knowledge of contemporary business needs and the excellent knowledge of the existing trends let the Law Firm develop legal solutions tailored to specific market segments and client requirements.

  • 2024
    Place 2 Place 2 in the Śląskie Voivodeship in terms of the number of attorneys and legal counsels employed by the law firm
    Place 43 Place 43 in the nation-wide ranking
  • 2023
    Place 2 Place 2 in the Śląskie Voivodeship in terms of the number of attorneys and legal counsels employed by the law firm
    Place 43 Place 43 in the nation-wide ranking
  • 2022
    Place 3 Place 3 in the Śląskie Voivodeship in terms of the number of attorneys and legal counsels employed by the law firm
    Place 58 Place 58 in the nation-wide ranking
  • 2021
    Place 3 Place 3 in the Śląskie Voivodeship in terms of the number of attorneys and legal counsels employed by the law firm
    Place 55 Place 55 in the nation-wide ranking
  • 2020
    Place 3 Place 3 in the Śląskie Voivodeship in terms of the number of attorneys and legal counsels employed by the law firm
    Place 49 Place 49 in the nation-wide ranking
  • 2019
    Place 56 Place 56 in the nation-wide ranking of law firms in terms of the number of attorneys and legal counsels employed by the law firm
    Place 4 Place 4 in the Śląskie Voivodeship in terms of the number of attorneys and legal counsels employed by the law firm
  • 2018
    Place 6 Place 6 in the nation-wide ranking of law firms
    Place 4 Place 4 in the Śląskie Voivodeship in terms of the number of attorneys and legal counsels employed by the law firm
  • 2017
    Place 5 Place 5 in the nation-wide ranking of law firms
    Place 45 Place 45 in the nation-wide ranking of law firms in terms of the number of attorneys and legal counsels employed by the law firm
  • 2016
    Place 5 Place 5 in the nation-wide ranking of law firms
    Place 2 Place 2 in the Śląskie Voivodeship in terms of the number of attorneys and legal counsels employed by the law firm
  • 2015
    Place 11 Place 11 in the nation-wide ranking of law firms
    Place 33 Place 33 in the nation-wide ranking of law firms in terms of the number of attorneys and legal counsels employed by the law firm
  • 2014
    Place 2 Place 2 in the Śląskie Voivodeship in the ranking of “Rzeczpospolita”
  • 2013
    Place 4 Place 4 in the 9th edition of the Ranking of Law Firms of “Dziennik Gazeta Prawna”
    Place 30 Place 30 in the nation-wide ranking of law firms published in “Rzeczpospolita”
  • 2012
    Place 27 Place 27 in the ranking of law firms published in “Rzeczpospolita”, in terms of the number of lawyers employed by the law firm
    Place 2 Place 2 in the ranking of law firms published in “Rzeczpospolita”, in terms of the number of lawyers employed by the law firm
  • 2011
    Place 24 Place 24 in the nation-wide ranking of law firms published in “Dziennik Gazeta Prawna”
    Place 13 Place 13 in the ranking of law firms of Amber Toga, published in the English versi9on of the economic monthly entitled “Polish Market” (11/2011)
  • 2010
    Leader among large law firms Leader among large law firms in the Śląskie Voivodeship in accordance with the ranking of “Gazeta Prawna”
    Place 2 Place 2 in the ranking of “Rzeczpospolita” in the Śląskie Voivodeship
  • 2009
    Place 1 Place 1 in the ranking of “Rzeczpospolita” in the Śląskie Voivodeship

Pro bono activity

Strategic goals of our Law Firm are connected with responsible business and sustainable development. We combine business activity with the development of social activities and attention to the application of high standards in every aspect having an impact on our environment.

We take many actions to provide free legal aid, including financial support, to organisations and associations. In particular, we care for children.

For a dozen of years we have been providing legal advisory services to the St. Pio Orphanage in Mysłowice and legal support to the Association for the Disabled People SPES.

We are also a partner of the “Płyniemy Polsko” expedition and project, which is organised in cooperation with the Moto H2O Sports Club in Rybnik, whose purpose is to support people with cerebral palsy and autism.
We take part in actions held by Szlachetna Paczka and prepare Christmas gifts for families in need.

  • St. Pio Orphanage in Mysłowice
  • SPES Association
  • Szlachetna Paczka
  • Płyniemy Polsko