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Eversheds Sutherland Poland
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Poland > Employment Tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Poland‘s employment practice focuses on restructuring mandates, incentive schemes, working time requirements, cooperation with trade unions, pension schemes and immigration-related matters. The team is able to call upon the firm’s international network when representing both domestic and multinational companies, recently adding a number of prominent names such as AstraZeneca Pharma and Axpo Services to its client roster. Ewa Łachowska-Brol heads up the practice and is supported by Adam Nierzwicki, a counsel skilled in sensitive matters such as bullying.

Practice head(s):


‘Good collaboration, intellectual capability and business understanding’

‘I find the Polish labour team under Ewa Lachowska-Brol’s supervision to be responsive, pragmatic and concise in their communications and advice, all of which, as a busy in-house lawyer with an international remit, I very much appreciate.’

‘Capable of supporting us with employment law issues, and providing unique advice for our industry. They always provide us with bespoke advice, and the service always feels personal.’

‘Ewa Lachowska-Brol has amazing knowledge and business understanding, is supportive in every difficult situation and has a great team including Adam Nierzwicki and Paweł Lasota regarding labour law.’

‘Adam Nierzwicki is responsive, pragmatic and concise in his advice and solution focused.’

Key clients

AB Foods Polska



AstraZeneca Pharma


Axpo Services

Capital GES







Johnson Controls

Owens Corning Fiberglas


Mims PTE

NDC Technologies

Paroc Polska

Peerless AV


Sims Recycling Solutions

Turkish Airlines

URBN Outfitters




Poland > Healthcare and life sciences Tier 2

The life sciences team at Eversheds Sutherland Poland is led by regulatory and product safety specialist Marta Gadomska-Golab and consumer law expert Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kryńska. The team handles advisory matters concerning commercial and regulatory mandates for domestic and international clients. This includes product compliance, safety and registration, and the team also has expertise in Polish clinical trials. The group was bolstered by the 2021 arrivals of Jowita Prokop from Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka and Martyna Gałdecka from Crido Legal.

Other key lawyers:


‘Fast and reliable feedback. Detailed oriented and engaged team.’

‘Always available and easy to reach legal partners with business-oriented attitude able to deliver custom made advice that takes into consideration business and marketing needs.’

‘Openness to client’s needs, ability to identify the specific legal needs and deliver customised, reliable, professional legal advice was highly appreciated.’

‘Very fast and reliable service. No delays even in cases of very short deadlines.’

Key clients

Aspen Pharmaceuticals

Pharmacy Solutions

Sinclair Pharmaceuticals

Edwards Lifesciences


Medicare Galenica

Polish Coalition for Personalised Medicine – Association





Work highlights

  • Advised Aspen Pharmaceuticals on regulatory matters and distribution models for pharmaceutical products, especially regarding the Direct-to-Pharmacy distribution business model.
  • Advised Sinclair Pharmaceuticals on setting up its pharmaceutical operations in Poland.
  • Advised Samsung on all regulatory aspects as well as the promotion and advertising of a medical device.

Poland > Dispute resolution Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Poland's dispute resolution practice spans cases involving aviation, real estate infrastructure, energy and TMT, as well as litigation concerning unfair competition, with additional expertise in alternative dispute resolution methods. The group is also noted for its expertise in bankruptcy- and insolvency-related litigation. Maciej Jóźwiak is the department head, and has vast experience in civil and criminal law cases, before Polish courts at all instances. Krzysztof Wierzbowski has expertise in tax and customs litigation. Senior associate Anna Kasnowska-Lisowska takes the lead in aviation disputes on behalf of various domestic and foreign airlines. Michał Miąskiewicz is a commercial litigator noted for insolvency, bankruptcy and restructuring mandates.

Practice head(s):

Maciej Jóźwiak


‘Maciej Jóźwiak provides thoughtful, well-balanced and complex advice which covers all aspects of the case.’

Key clients

Auchan Polska

Avis Budget Group

Brembo Czech s.r.o.




Energia Kogeneracja


International Air Transport Association (IATA)


IRL Polska

Johnson Controls International


MOL Group (Slovnaft a.s)

Muns Techniek


Panattoni Europe (PLC13 sp. z o.o.)

Parker Hannifin Sales CEE

P-D Refractories

Polskie Sieci Energetyczne (PSE)

Pomorska Investments

Railtrans Wagons s.r.

Rainbow Tours S.A.

Ricoh PLC



Sims Recycling Solutions



State Treasury of the Republic of Poland – General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways

Tauron Dystrybucja

Tönnies Lebensmittel GmbH & Co. KG

Turkish Airlines

Work highlights

  • Represented air carriers (i.e. one of the biggest European airlines Ryanair DAC and its charter carrier Ryanair SUN, Turkish Airline and Norwegian Airline) in over 5,000 ongoing cases arising from passenger claims based on the Flight Compensation Regulation (EC 261/2004) before a number of Polish District and Regional Courts as well as the Court of Justice of the European Union.
  • Represented P-D Refractories in a cross-border dispute against ZARMEN regarding the delivery of highly specialised materials (silica fittings) required to construct a coking battery. The case involves potential internet fraud committed by unknown third person.
  • Represented Rainbow Tours SA in a multi-jurisdictional, cross-border dispute against Inter Holidays Group D.O.O. based in Belgrad regarding mutual payments for an agency agreement executed in relation to a tour operation in Greece.

Poland > Energy and natural resources Tier 3

The government and energy practice at Eversheds Sutherland Poland, established in 2019, handles a wealth of PV and biogas transactions, also routinely advising foreign banks on their first financing on the Polish RES market and US companies on their investments into Poland. Michał Drozdowicz heads up the team. Senior associate Łukasz Petelski left the firm in September 2021.

Practice head(s):


‘The team is engaged and diligent and has very good knowledge of RES industry.’

Key clients


Modus Asset Management

VEOLIA Energia Poznań

Green Energy Project

GRE Energia

Green Genius

V-Ridium Power Services

Up – Telecom Sp. z o.o.

PEC Siedlce

Polish Transmission System Operator

Bayerische Landesbank

Work highlights

  • Advised Polish and Lithuanian transmission system operators on the Harmony Link Project matters, including the construction of HVDC cable link between Poland and Lithuania.
  • Advised BayernLB in the financing of the construction of 86 photovoltaic installations in Poland.
  • Advised Green Genius on the acquisition of biogas companies and the acquisition of 120 MW PV companies.

Poland > Public procurement Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Poland advises public entities and contractors throughout all stages of the procurement lifecycle, including preparing and conducting proceedings, amending contracts and settling contractual claims. Michał Drozdowicz leads the practice and is active in advising clients on public contracts and handling the related disputes.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

City of Warsaw

Veolia Poznań

Veolia Warsaw



Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne

Work highlights

  • Advised Polish and Lithuanian transmission system operators on the public procurement matters related to the Harmony Link Project matters.
  • Represented Veolia Warsaw in the public procurement dispute related to exclusion from the tender on the alleged distortion of competition on local market.
  • Advised MODERTRANS POZNAŃ Sp. z o.o. on approximately two €50m each tenders for supplies of tramways in Poland.

Poland > Real estate Tier 3

The real estate practice at Eversheds Sutherland Poland is headed up by Krzysztof Wierzbowski, a practitioner whose practice focuses on infrastructure projects related to roads and motorways. The team demonstrates a capacity for handling lease transactions, the transfer of property, development projects and financing. A key point of differentiation for the group is its proficiency in handling projects on behalf of state authorities.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways

Turkish Airlines


Johnson Controls


Alior Bank

The City of Warsaw

American Express

Work highlights

  • Advising GDDKiA on numerous matters related to the A2 motorway.

Poland > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland Poland's team is particularly active in advising on the Polish aspects of multijurisdictional M&A and restructurings, working closely with colleagues in the firm’s global office network. The team has a strong showing for renewable energy-related deals, and in 2020, handled numerous transactions in this space. Jointly leading the team are Ewa Szlachetka and Renata Patoka. Of counsel Krzysztof Feluch is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Ewa Szlachetka; Renata Patoka

Other key lawyers:

Krzysztof Feluch; Kamil Ciodyk

Key clients

ALE Holdings Limited


Cogito General Partner


Drukarnia Embe Press

EEC Ventures


Geo Renewables

IGT Global Services Ltd.


Nestle Group

Parker Hannifin

Safestay PLC

Soufflet Group

West Rock

AR Packaging Sweden (previous name A&R Carton AB)

Green Genius

Modus Group

Advantage Smollan GmbH

Bang & Bonsomer Group Ab


Reconomy (UK) Limited

Airbridge Equity Partners

Work highlights

  • Advised Ricoh on the acquisition of SimplicITy, a Polish company operating in the field of IT solutions integration.
  • Advised Airbridge Equity Partners on its investment in Survicate.
  • Advised ZignSec in connection with entering into an agreement to acquire the Web Shield Group, a leading RegTech company with cutting-edge expertise in real-time onboarding, compliance and monitoring.

Poland > Banking and finance Tier 5

Eversheds Sutherland Poland‘s banking and finance lawyers specialise in advising on the financing of infrastructure and real estate projects, with particular knowledge of the renewable energy sector. The group also has a well-developed regulatory practice, which encompasses anti-money laundering advice and assistance with payment services and blockchain issues. Since publication, Michał Markowski and Małgorzata Gołębiowska left the firm.


‘From our perspective the banking and finance practice at Eversheds Sutherland Poland possesses in-depth legal knowledge regarding all aspects of the consumer lending business, especially when it comes to dealing with debt sale transactions.’

Key clients

Alior Bank

mBank Hipoteczny

American Express Poland


Avis Poland

First Data

GDDKiA (General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways)

mBank S.A.

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

BNP Paribas Bank Polska

Bayerische Landesbank

Siemens Bank GmbH


V-Ridium Power Services

Bank Ochrony Środowiska S.A.

TBI Bank

National Westminster Bank

Work highlights

  • Advising the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Ministry of Finance and the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (UKNF) respectively on developing innovative technological solutions within the Polish financial market (banking, insurance, payment services and capital markets).
  • Assisted Schroders with all of its business issues in Poland. Also advised on the company’s relations with its investors and the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. Also assisted Schroders with potential product structures to be offered in Poland and potential new distribution channels for its funds.
  • Advised BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A. on the financing and refinancing transaction regarding the reconstruction of a historic tenement house in Warsaw.

Eversheds Sutherland Poland provides comprehensive legal services for business. The firm is a member of Eversheds Sutherland, one of the world’s largest legal brands, with 73 offices in 34 countries.

Eversheds Sutherland Poland advises on corporate matters, M&A, data protection, new technology law, intellectual property, litigation and arbitration, public procurement, tax, employment, competition, consumer rights, environmental law, financial law, capital markets and compliance.

The firm stands out for its experience implementing projects in the digital world supporting companies in the fundamental changes across all areas of their operations affected by the technological development. It provides a full range of advisory services connected with new business models, implementation of innovations, minimization of potential risks, and building corporate identity in a digital culture.

The firm works for leading entities from the TMT, energy, real estate, construction, manufacturing, FMCG, finance, insurance, PE/VC, food, pharmaceuticals and healthcare sectors.

Co-managing partners:

  • Ewa Szlachetka
  • Ewa Łachowska-Brol

More at eversheds-sutherland.pl

Antitrust and competition Marta Gadomska-GołąbMarta.Gadomska-Golab@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 732
Consumer law Aleksandra Kunkiel-KryńskaAleksandra.Kunkiel-Krynska@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 775
Capital markets Ewa SzlachetkaEwa.Szlachetka@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 787
Construction Krzysztof WierzbowskiKrzysztof.Wierzbowski@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 722
Mergers & Acquisitions Ewa SzlachetkaEwa.Szlachetka@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 787
Commercial Marta Gadomska-GołąbMarta.Gadomska-Golab@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 732
Commercial Aleksandra Kunkiel-KryńskaAleksandra.Kunkiel-Krynska@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 775
Banking & Finance Michał MarkowskiMichal.Markowski@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 715
Finance, Insurance Grzegorz KottGrzegorz.Kott@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 756
Dispute Resolution Maciej JóźwiakMaciej.Jozwiak@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 747
Infrastructure projects Krzysztof WierzbowskiKrzysztof.Wierzbowski@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 722
Real Estate Krzysztof WierzbowskiKrzysztof.Wierzbowski@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 722
Corporate Ewa SzlachetkaEwa.Szlachetka@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 787
Venture capital Ewa SzlachetkaEwa.Szlachetka@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 752
Private equity Ewa SzlachetkaEwa.Szlachetka@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 752
Restructuring Ewa SzlachetkaEwa.Szlachetka@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 787
Public Procurement Michał DrozdowiczMichal.Drozdowicz@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 739
Public sector & Energy Michał DrozdowiczMichal.Drozdowicz@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 739
Marketing Renata MisiewiczRenata.Misiewicz@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 719
Energy Michał DrozdowiczMichal.Drozdowicz@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 739
E-commerce Aleksandra Kunkiel-KryńskaAleksandra.Kunkiel-Krynska@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 775
Employment Ewa Łachowska-BrolEwa.Lachowska-Brol@eversheds-sutherland.pl+48 22 50 50 797
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Michał Drozdowicz photoMr Michał DrozdowiczPartner, Head of Governments & Energy
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Marta Gadomska-Golab photoMrs Marta Gadomska-GolabPartner
Maciej Jóźwiak photoMr Maciej JóźwiakMaciej Jóźwiak is partner heading the dispute resolution team at Eversheds Sutherland…
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Paweł Lasota photo Paweł LasotaSenior Associate
Adam Nierzwicki photoMr Adam NierzwickiCounsel
Jowita Prokop photoMs Jowita ProkopJowita Prokop is an attorney at law in the Commercial team at…
Ewa Szlachetka photoMs Ewa SzlachetkaCo-Managing Partner, Co-Head of M&A | Head of Capital Markets
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