Firm Profile > Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors > Warsaw , Poland

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors
00-687 WARSAW

Employment Tier 3

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal AdvisorsEwa Don-Siemion advises a range of international clients, with a particular emphasis on the financial services and TMT sectors. She is advising AON on all aspects of the creation and implementation of a new hiring strategy for its employees in Kraków. She is also assisting Ocado Polska with a new hiring model for its IT employees in the context of new IP regulations. Piotr Kryczek is another contact of note.

Real estate Tier 3

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors' team advises on all types of real estate transaction, in addition to handling financing and the formation of real estate investment funds. Practice co-head Patryk Galicki is advising Tasc Infrastructure on the acquisition of a number of Polish properties equipped with telecoms masts and infrastructure. Piotr Zapalski also leads on real estate matters.

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 3

Highlights for Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal AdvisorsAndrzej Chajec and Maciej Kotlicki included advising Capital Partners on a multi-stage equity restructuring of Ekoplast and its group companies. The team is often instructed in bankruptcy proceedings, representing creditors and debtors.

TMT Tier 3

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors' team is led by Mariusz Busiło, who has significant experience in telecoms law. Highlights for Busiło included advising Polkomtel and the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Communications on the development of a code of good practice for the implementation of GDPR in Poland; and assisting Eurozet and Eurozet Radio with their frequency renewal application for Radio ZET.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors's team specialises in M&A transactions, company reorganisations, demergers, joint ventures and equity investments, particularly in the TMT sector. Highlights for Szymon Skiendzielewski included advising 24/7 Communication on a merger with Headlines-Porter Novelli. Maciej Kotlicki assisted Capital Partners Investment I FIZ with the €22m acquisition of Gekoplast through a public tender. Andrzej Chajec and Jolanta Okoniecka are also names to note.

Dispute resolution Tier 4

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors specialises in contentious insolvency and restructuring matters, as well as disputes concerning healthcare and unfair competition. In addition to representing corporates, it also handles a number of private client disputes and matters pertaining to human rights law. Krzysztof Żyto is representing the heirs of the former owners of a central Warsaw property in a damages claim against the Treasury and the City of Warsaw for an unlawful nationalisation of the property. Marcin Bącal was promoted to the partnership in March 2018.

Private equity Tier 4

Highlights for Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal AdvisorsMaciej Kotlicki included advising Parkdema UAB, an SPV of a Lithuanian-based energy and infrastructure fund managed by Lords LB Asset Management, on the acquisition of a 100% stake in City Parking Group from Royalton Partners. Andrzej Chajec and Szymon Skiendzielewski are also key individuals.

We offer more than just legal advice: In the end, it’s all about QUALITY. About commitment to legal excellence, outstanding client service, and ability to develop forward-thinking legal solutions.

We always apply legal expertise in the context of your business needs and issues.

Our approach is practical, solution-based and innovative. We don’t waste your time or money on legal theories.

We work alongside your company, help you grow, manage and optimize your business, implement new technologies, forge new partnerships, resolve conflicts and meet your obligations.

We have offices in Warsaw, Krakow and Lodz.

What We Do: Our expertise covers transactional, corporate, litigation and regulatory issues. We handle complex situations by deploying multi-skilled teams.

As member of Interlaw, the International Association of Independent Law Firms, we advise on cross-border matters by working in integrated teams from almost 100 jurisdictions. We guide clients through the local legal and business environment.

We support leading organizations representing the shared services sector in Poland.

Our work is internationally recognized: We have nine standout practices ranked by The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Europe and IFLR1000. In 2019 we have been recommended in the field of corporate, commercial and M&A, banking and finance, capital markets, dispute resolution, employment, private equity, real estate, restructuring and Insolvency, and TMT. Our lawyers are recommended as leaders in their respective practice areas.

Areas of practice: We are a full service law firm with a strong transactional record, well-known for telecoms expertise, active in the media and technology sectors, and known for private equity transactions.

We have solid experience with the business services sector where we offer complex employment and HR solutions. We have advice on opening shared services centres in Poland.

Real estate is one of the core areas of our activity. We represent Polish and foreign entities, such as investment funds, developers and investors. We provide advice on all types of real estate transactions, including project finance.

We advise on corporate and commercial issues, mergers and acquisitions (also including transactions between public companies), IPOs and other capital markets transactions.

Department Name Email Telephone
Private Equity Andrzej Chajec
Corporate and Commercial Law Jolanta Okoniecka
Employment and Labour Law Ewa Don-Siemion
Legal Process Outsourcing Ewa Don-Siemion
Data Protection Piotr Kryczek
Real Estate and Construction Patryk Galicki
Project Finance Szymon Skiendzielewski
Capital Markets Maciej Kotlicki
TMT Mariusz Musilo
Dispute Resolution Marcin Bącal
Restructuring and Insolvency Marcin Bącal
Restructuring and Insolvency Krzysztof Zyto
Dispute Resolution Krzysztof Zyto
Real Estate and Construction Piotr Zapalski
M&A Andrzej Chajec
Competition Law Piotr Kryczek
Intellectual Property Piotr Kryczek
Securities and Venture Capital Investments Maciej Kotlicki
Photo Name Position Profile
 Krzysztof Żyto  photo Krzysztof Żyto
 Marcin Bącal  photo Marcin Bącal
 Andrzej Chajec  photo Andrzej Chajec
 Ewa Don-Siemion  photo Ewa Don-Siemion
 Patryk Galicki  photo Patryk Galicki
 Maciej Kotlicki  photo Maciej Kotlicki
 Piotr Kryczek  photo Piotr Kryczek
 Jolanta Okoniecka  photo Jolanta Okoniecka
 Szymon Skiendzielewski  photo Szymon Skiendzielewski
 Piotr Zapalski  photo Piotr Zapalski