Stefan Jacyno

adwokat, partner

Adwokat with 30 years of professional experience. Managing partner of Wardyński & Partners.

Stefan Jacyno

Stefan Jacyno heads the Private Clients & Reprivatisation practice.

He has extensive experience in real estate transactions, including the full range of matters connected with real estate projects, with particular attention to issues of construction and development. He is an experienced negotiator and counsel in civil and administrative proceedings before the courts and administrative bodies at all levels. He also has deep knowledge in the field of reprivatisation of real property and perpetual usufruct issues.

He advises in transactions involving all types of real estate, including agricultural land, greenfields, industrial plants, residential and office buildings, and commercial premises, as well as organising major projects on the residential and retail markets. He has led projects for shopping centre chains, real estate development firms, and individual investors.

Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (1980)

Warsaw Bar

Judge of the High Disciplinary Court of the Polish Bar

The Legal 500 EMEA (2019 – 2020), Construction, Private Client

Chambers High Net Worth (2018 – 2020), Private Wealth Law

Chambers Europe (2011 – 2018), Real Estate

Chambers Europe 2017, Private Client


“A legal fiction for choice of law: A little-known but useful institution in cross-border inheritance cases” (co-author), 2020 Yearbook

“To return properties or not? That is the question,” 2019 Yearbook

“Contractual liability for defects in structures” (co-author), 2017 Yearbook

“Pitfalls of perpetual usufruct,” 2016 Yearbook

“What reprivatisation is not—and where real reprivatisation risk lies,” 2015 Yearbook

“Purchasing rental property: Selected legal aspects,” 2014 Yearbook

Private Wealth – Second Edition Guide Books Stefan Jacyno, Dariusz Wasylkowski, Wojciech Marszałkowski and Radosław Wiśniewski co-authored a chapter on Poland in „Chambers Private Wealth 2019 – Second Edition Guide” published by Chambers and Partners. Private Wealth – Second Edition Guide Loyola of Los Angeles International & Comparative Law Review Books This special edition of the Loyola of Los Angeles International & Comparative Law Review memorializes the Symposium on Polish Restitution which took place in Warsaw in June of 2017. The book includes articles by Stefan Jacyno, Przemysław Szymczyk and Radosław Wiśniewski  concerning reprivatization in Poland, the status of current owners and usufructuaries of Polish real […] Loyola of Los Angeles International & Comparative Law Review Reprivatisation proceedings Books The publication presents true stories and real-life issues faced by former owners of nationalised real estate in Poland, their heirs, and the lawyers representing them. The authors discuss actual cases and resolutions they have encountered in their 25-year reprivatisation practice. The book plots the course of various forms of reprivatisation proceedings from initiation through completion. […] Reprivatisation proceedings Reprivatisation Reports Problems with reprivatisation in Poland, the possibility that the State Treasury can obtain title by prescription to unlawfully taken real estate, delay in return of possession of property under the Warsaw Decree, and restitution of land used for allotment gardens. Reprivatisation Legal Risks in M&A Transactions Books The fourth joint project of Wardyński & Partners and LexisNexis Polska. Legal Risks in M&A Transactions