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Klaudia Lorent

Associate
+48.22.653.4319
Fax +48.22.653.4250
Klaudia Lorent is a lawyer in the K&L Gates office in Warsaw in the Capital Markets department and Tax department. Her practice includes mergers & acquisitions, corporate transformation and the ongoing services to companies in relation to corporate law issues and assisting foreign companies with their commercial operations in Poland. She has experience in tax litigation in front of tax authorities and administrative courts. She participated in projects related to the transformation of the companies, forming and operating business and due diligence analyses.

Professional Background

Prior joining K&L Gates Klaudia Lorent gathered experience in the law firm which specialized in the rendering legal services to the companies from the payment services sector, in particular with respect to obtaining license of PFSA to commence the activity of the payment institution and entry to the register of the payment service providers kept by PFSA.

  • Participation in the due diligence analysis of the one of the largest bank in Poland as a part of the planned acquisition (in particular with respect to the payment services).
  • Advising the American pharmaceutical company in connection with the acquisition of the Polish pharmaceutical wholesaler (in particular with respect to the regulatory issues) and participation in the due diligence analysis of the acquired pharmaceutical wholesaler.
  • Advising IT company in connection with the disposal of the partial assets (preparing the non-disclosure agreement, non-competition agreement).
  • Advising Pratt & Whitney in connection with the sale agreement of the military equipment to the military unit of the Polish Army.
  • Advising a Polish bank in relation to financing of a reconstruction and development of a hotel building in Warsaw.
  • Preparing the credit documentation in relation to the financing of the companies (in particular security agreements, guarantee agreements).
  • Advising the Polish company in relation to the transaction for the acquisition of shares in the Polish company and participation in the due diligence analysis of the acquired company.
  • Advising PLL LOT SA in connection with establishment of the company’s branch in the South Corea.
  • Tax advisory to the wind farm operators in relation to the real estate tax with regard to the novelization of the act on local taxes, including during the proceedings before the administrative courts and before the Administrative Supreme Court.
  • Ongoing tax advisory to entrepreneurs in tax litigation in front of tax authorities in VAT and personal income tax cases.
  • Ongoing services to public and private companies in relation to corporate law and capital markets law issues.
  • Advising and providing ongoing services to the companies during the liquidation process.
  • Advising foreign companies in connection with the commencement of their commercial operations in Poland.
  • Preparing due diligence reports in connection with mergers and acquisitions involving companies from the pharmaceutical, telecommunications, finance, energy and infrastructure (in corporate and regulatory aspects).
  • Advising the public company in connection with the obtaining of the national payment institution license and representing the company in the proceeding before the PFSA.
  • Advising the companies form the payment services sector in relation with the registration as the payment service providers.