Ms Ewa Szlachetka > Eversheds Sutherland Poland > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland Poland
CENTRUM JASNA
UL JASNA 14/16A
00-041 WARSAW
Poland

Work Department

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Position

Co-Managing Partner, Co-Head of M&A | Head of Capital Markets at Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski 

Career

Ewa Szlachetka is Co-Managing Partner at Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski. She is co-head of the M&A team and head of capital markets practice.

She specializes in corporate law and M&A transactions, including acquisitions of public companies and restructuring of capital groups. She also handles transactions by private equity and venture capital funds. She has nearly 20 years of experience advising business clients at renowned law firms.

She is the author of numerous publications and a speaker at conferences and workshops on corporate law and capital markets, including acquisitions of public companies and methods of defense against hostile takeovers.

Ewa is a recognized expert enjoying the trust of clients, as confirmed by prestigious legal rankings such as Legal 500 EMEA and IFLR 1000, which have recommended Ewa for years in her leading practice areas.

Languages

Polish, English

Education

She is a law graduate of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and completed the course of study at the British Law Centre, conducted by the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw in conjunction with the University of Cambridge. She also completed postgraduate studies in international commercial law at the University of Kent in the UK. In 2019 she completed with honors postgraduate Executive MBA studies at the Institute of Economics of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Her thesis was entitled “Legal Project Management in M&A Transactions”.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

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.