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Eversheds Sutherland Poland
00-041 WARSAW

Poland > Healthcare and life sciences Tier 2

At Eversheds Sutherland Poland, the life sciences practice advises on pharmaceutical licencing and marketing authorisations, with broad expertise in sector-specific commercial and regulatory issues. The group is noted for its knowledge in clinical trials in Poland, in relation to which it advises several major pharmaceutical companies. Jointly leading the group are product safety expert Marta Gadomska-Gołąb and consumer law specialist Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kryńska, both of whom have an impressive client list of domestic and international corporates.

Practice head(s):

Marta Gadomska-Gołąb; Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kryńska


The team was very quick to identify the legal needs and issues and provide pragmatic advice and good quality work product.’

Key clients

Aspen Pharmaceuticals


Cook Medical

Edwards Lifesciences

Gallo Vineyards


Medicare Galenica

Polish Coalition for Personalised Medicine – Association


Vertex Pharmaceuticals



OPDF (Organization of Polish Pharmaceutical Distributors)

Poland > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Poland's lawyers have a significant presence in mid-market corporate transactions, with them acting for a mix of domestic and foreign clients. The group works closely with other practitioners across the firm's international office network, making it a strong choice in cross-border deals.  Ewa Szlachetka focuses on public M&A and restructurings. Renata Patoka has an active transactional practice, and she also advises insurers on warranty and indemnity issues. Michał Karwacki is a name to note for private equity and venture capital deals. Of counsel Krzysztof Feluch is noted for real estate acquisitions and company formations.

Practice head(s):

Ewa Szlachetka; Renata Patoka; Michał Karwacki

Other key lawyers:

Krzysztof Feluch; Natalia Burchardt; Małgorzata Deruś

Key clients

ALE Holdings Limited

Cogito General Partner SARL

Drukarnia Embe Press

Ecowater (Marmon Group)

EEC Ventures


Enterex International Limited

Geo Renewables

IGT Global Services Ltd.


Nestle Group

Parker Hannifin

Safestay PLC

Sompo International Insurance (SI Europe Insurance)

Soufflet Group

Tokyo Marine HCC

West Rock

Poland > Dispute resolution Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Poland has particular experience in disputes arising from the aviation, real estate, infrastructure, energy and technology sectors, in addition to handling unfair competition litigation. The disputes team is also regularly called on for its insolvency and bankruptcy law expertise. Heading the department is Maciej Jóźwiak, who has experience in litigation up to the Polish Supreme Court, as well as in arbitration. Krzysztof Wierzbowski is an experienced litigator, often acting for foreign investors in disputes with local entities. Anna Kasnowska-Lisowska has developed a solid unfair competition practice.

Practice head(s):

Maciej Jóźwiak

Other key lawyers:


‘The team combines extensive experience with very practical advice and top quality service. I have worked with the team for a few years now and have always valued their counselling, in particular as regards responsiveness and pro-active approach. The team works very good under pressure which is absolutely essential when it comes to choosing court practitioners.’

Key clients

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


Turkish Airlines


IKO Sportartikel Handels GmbH

Railtrans Wagons s.r.

International Air Transport Association

MOL Group (Slovnaft a.s)


Avis Budget Group

Panattoni Europe

Master Management Group (HBK)

Pomorska Investments

Tauron Dystrybucja



Polskie Sieci Energetyczne (PSE)


Ricoh PLC

Parker Hannifin Sales CEE

Johnson Controls

Allport Cargo Services Poland

Poland > Employment Tier 3

The employment team at Eversheds Sutherland Poland is led by restructuring specialist Ewa Łachowska-Brol. In addition to experience in labour disputes and employee transfers, it also handles collective and individual redundancies, dismissals, incentive schemes, working time requirements, and internal audits. Counsel Adam Nierzwicki is the name to note for drafting agreements and managerial contracts.

Practice head(s):

Ewa Łachowska-Brol

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

AB Foods Polska

ADM International Sarl,

AR Packaging Group AB




Bakkavor Group



Eden Europe


Johnson Controls

Lafarge Holcim


NDC Technologies


Sakura Finetek Europe B.V.

Sims Recycling Solutions

Turkish Airlines

URBN Outfitters



Poland > Energy and natural resources Tier 3

At Eversheds Sutherland PolandMichał Drozdowicz heads the energy practice. The practice, which was established in 2019, has already developed a strong reputation for handling advisory matters for state bodies as well as those operating in the natural resources sector. An additional area of expertise is financial advice as it relates to the renewable energy market, testament to this was senior associate Łukasz Petelski's advice to mBank on a major debt financing transaction in the commercial solar industry.

Practice head(s):

Michał Drozdowicz

Other key lawyers:


‘The team is reliable, has broad experience in the renewable energy practice, keeps the deadlines and maintains quality over time.’

‘Lukasz Petelski, Senior Associate – excellent availability and engagement, strong business acumen, broad experience, understands that transparency builds trust.’

Key clients


Modus Asset Management


Green Energy Project

GRE Energia

Green Genius

V-Ridium Power Services

Up – Telecom Sp. z o.o.

Poland > Public procurement Tier 3

The public procurement team at Eversheds Sutherland Poland recently welcomed former Dentons lawyer Michał Drozdowicz. Now leading the team, he brings expertise in energy, defence, aerospace and technology. The firm handles public procurement matters falling within EU and domestic regimes. Recent client wins include Lithuanian  transmission operator Litgrid and tramline specialist Modertrans Poznań.

Practice head(s):

Michał Drozdowicz


‘Eversheds Sutherland is one of the best law firms in Poland. Definitely expert level of knowledge together with great energy market research make cooperation mutually beneficial for companies like ours. Responsiveness and accuracy of advice must be mentioned too. ’

‘Michal Drozdowicz, Head of Governments & Energy. It’s difficult to describe all in a few sentences however key differentiators like full commitment to the task, wide knowledge, support during all stages of a project and most important personal features of a character give uncountable value to cooperation.’

Key clients

City of Warsaw

Veolia Poznań

Modertrans Poznań Sp. z o.o.

Edwards Lifesciences


Poland > Real estate Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Poland's real estate practice advises on developments, lease transactions, property transfers and infrastructure projects. It is a popular choice for state bodies and counts the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways as a longstanding client. The team lead is Krzysztof Wierzbowski, an expert in retail, office and residential spaces.

Practice head(s):

Krzysztof Wierzbowski

Key clients

GDDKiA (General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways) / State Treasury

Turkish Airlines


Johnson Controls



Alior Bank

The City of Warsaw

American Express

Urban Outfitters

Poland > Banking and finance Tier 5

Eversheds Sutherland Poland handles financing and regulatory issues related to infrastructure projects and real estate transactions. The group is increasingly active in the fintech sector, where it advises payment institutions on issues involving blockchain technology and virtual currency trading. Leading the team is project finance specialist Michał Markowski. Senior associate Małgorzata Gołębiowska is recommended for her expertise in regulatory issues.

Practice head(s):

Michał Markowski

Other key lawyers:

Małgorzata Gołębiowska; Krzysztof Wiśniewski

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

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 74 offices in 35 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

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Department Name Email Telephone
Antitrust and competition Marta Gadomska-Gołąb +48 22 50 50 732
Consumer law Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kryńska +48 22 50 50 775
Capital markets Ewa Szlachetka +48 22 50 50 787
Construction Krzysztof Wierzbowski +48 22 50 50 722
Mergers & Acquisitions Renata Patoka +48 22 50 50 740
Mergers & Acquisitions Ewa Szlachetka +48 22 50 50 787
Commercial Marta Gadomska-Gołąb +48 22 50 50 732
Commercial Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kryńska +48 22 50 50 775
Banking & Finance Michał Markowski +48 22 50 50 715
Finance, Insurance Grzegorz Kott +48 22 50 50 756
Dispute Resolution Maciej Jóźwiak +48 22 50 50 747
Infrastructure projects Krzysztof Wierzbowski +48 22 50 50 722
Real Estate Krzysztof Wierzbowski +48 22 50 50 722
Corporate Renata Patoka +48 22 50 50 740
Corporate Ewa Szlachetka +48 22 50 50 787
Venture capital Ewa Szlachetka +48 22 50 50 752
Private equity Ewa Szlachetka +48 22 50 50 752
Restructuring Ewa Szlachetka +48 22 50 50 787
Public Procurement Michał Drozdowicz +48 22 50 50 739
White-Collar Crime Magdalena Bartosiewicz +48 22 50 50 733
Public sector & Energy Michał Drozdowicz +48 22 50 50 739
Marketing Renata Misiewicz +48 22 50 50 719
Energy Michał Drozdowicz +48 22 50 50 739
E-commerce Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kryńska +48 22 50 50 775
Employment Ewa Łachowska-Brol +48 22 50 50 797
Photo Name Position Profile
 Ewa Łachowska-Brol  photo Ewa Łachowska-Brol Co-Managing Partner at Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland | Head of Employment practice
Mr Dariusz Aziewicz  photo Mr Dariusz Aziewicz Associate
Mrs Magdalena Bartosiewicz  photo Mrs Magdalena Bartosiewicz Senior Associate
 Michał Drozdowicz  photo Michał Drozdowicz Partner, Head of Governments & Energy
Mr Krzysztof Feluch  photo Mr Krzysztof Feluch Krzysztof Feluch is an attorney at law on the M&A team at…
 Marta Gadomska-Golab  photo Marta Gadomska-Golab Partner
 Małgorzata Gołębiowska  photo Małgorzata Gołębiowska Associate
 Maciej Jóźwiak  photo Maciej Jóźwiak Maciej Jóźwiak is partner heading the dispute resolution team at Eversheds Sutherland…
 Anna Kasnowska-Lisowska photo Anna Kasnowska-Lisowska Senior Associate
Mr Grzegorz Kott  photo Mr Grzegorz Kott Of Counsel
Mr Piotr Kowalik  photo Mr Piotr Kowalik Of Counsel
 Dr. Aleksandra Kunkiel-Krynska photo Dr. Aleksandra Kunkiel-Krynska Partner
 Paweł Lasota  photo Paweł Lasota Senior Associate
 Michał Markowski  photo Michał Markowski Partner
Mr Adam Nierzwicki  photo Mr Adam Nierzwicki Counsel
 Renata Patoka  photo Renata Patoka Counsel | Co-Head & M&A
Ms Ewa Szlachetka  photo Ms Ewa Szlachetka Co-Managing Partner, Co-Head of M&A | Head of Capital Markets at Eversheds…
Mr Krzysztof Wierzbowski  photo Mr Krzysztof Wierzbowski Senior partner  | Head of Real Estate and Infrastructure projects at Wierzbowski…
Number of lawyers : 3,000+
in this country : 45
Eversheds Sutherland
Contact : Ewa Łachowska-Brol (Co-Managing Partner)
Contact : Ewa Szlachetka (Co-Managing Partner)
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