Mr Pawel Mardas > Kochanski & Partners > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Kochanski & Partners
METROPOLITAN BUILDING
PL PILSUDSKIEGO 1
00-078 WARSAW
Poland

Work Department

M&A Practice

Position

Partner, M&A

Career

Paweł has many years of experience. He specializes in corporate law and M&A.

Over the last nine years he has gained and broadened experience in corporate restructuring involving, among other things, transformations, mergers and divisions of companies, transfers of assets to investment funds (FIZ/FIZAN), creating cross-border structures involving companies and foundations from foreign jurisdictions, preparing structures of purchase/sale of shares/assets, as well as preparing and negotiating investment and shareholders’ agreements.

Paweł has also handled commercial cases. He has dealt with a real estate closed-end investment fund as an in-house lawyer in one of the largest investment fund management companies.

Languages

Polish, English

Memberships

The Warsaw Bar of Advocates

Education

The University of Warsaw (Master of Law, 2003)

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Private equity

Private equity transactions are a staple for the team at Kochanski & Partners, which has an impressive array of funds clients, notably in the real estate sector. The group assists investment committees and management boards with all stages of the fund’s lifecycle, and has experience in acting for funds entering the Polish market. Rafal Rapala heads the transactional team, working closely with real estate practice head Pawel Cholewinski. Pawel Mardas takes the lead on M&A, and as such, has extensive knowledge of private equity deals, as well as restructurings and reorganisations of assets.

Poland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Kochanski & Partners has close links with private equity houses, which it regularly advises on Polish deals, restructurings and day-to-day corporate issues. The team is co-led by Rafal Rapala and Pawel Mardas, who are seasoned M&A lawyers, and real estate-focused partner Pawel CholewinskiKarol Polosak is another key team member.