Dr Peter Daszkowski > Wolf Theiss > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Wolf Theiss
ul. Marszalkowska 107
00-110 Warsaw
Poland

Work Department

Corporate / M&A, Real Estate & Construction, Employment.

Position

Partner, Wolf Theiss, since 2013, specialising in Restructuring, Arbitration, Commercial Law, Insolvency Law, Privatisations.

Career

Managing Partner, Beiten Burkhardt P. Daszkowski Sp. k., Warsaw, Poland, 2001 – 2012; Managing Partner and member of the management board of Clifford Chance Pünder, Warsaw, Poland, 1999 – 2000; Managing Partner, Pünder, Volhard, Weber & Axster, Warsaw, Poland, 1995 – 1999; Associate, Pünder, Volhard, Weber & Axster, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1993 – 1995.

Languages

Polish, German, English.

Memberships

German Bar Association; Circuit Chamber of Legal Counsel in Warsaw; International Bar Association.

Education

University of Bonn, Germany (second state examination), 1993.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Dispute resolution

At Wolf Theiss, lawyers are well versed in litigation and arbitration proceedings, acting for clients in the energy, financial services and healthcare sectors, in addition to handling a steady stream of construction disputes. The practice is led by co-managing partner Peter Daszkowski, who alongside his litigation work is often appointed as an arbitrator. Counsel Joanna Gąsowski is known for contentious real estate matters. In January 2020, the team was joined at counsel level by Arkadiusz Matusiak, who adds expertise in criminal commercial law.

Poland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Wolf Theiss‘ corporate and M&A offering is enhanced by the firm’s additional capabilities in areas such as intellectual property and IT, which make it well-placed to handle transactions and commercial matters in the TMT sector. The group is led by Jacek Michalski, and includes Peter Daszkowski, who is an experienced commercial and transactional lawyer with a strong track record in privatisations and restructurings. Counsel Dariusz Harbaty specialises in public M&A.

Poland > Employment

At Wolf Theiss, the employment team is led by Peter Daszkowski. Distinguished by its comprehensive coverage of CEE/SEE, the team is well equipped to handled substantive cross-border matters covering a wide range of legal matters. Areas of expertise include the termination of employment contracts, compliance with labour law, workforce restructuring, litigation and settlement negotiations. A recent highlight was its advice to GKN Automotive on the implementation of an incentive scheme as well as the termination of existing contracts. Agnieszka Nowak-Błaszczak and associate Paulina Przewoźnik are key names to note.