Firm Profile > Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski > Warsaw, Poland

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski
00-041 WARSAW

Healthcare and life sciences Tier 2

In addition to regulatory matters, the team at Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski also has experience in handling issues at the cutting edge of the sector, including personalised medicine and telemedicine. Highlights for Marta Gadomska-Gołąb included advising Biomed Lublin on the sale of the ownership and associated rights to certain pharmaceuticals and their brands to Polpharma. Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kryńska is another name to note.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski's team 'consists of highly competent individuals', noted for the 'responsiveness' of the advice they provide. The group often works closely with the firm's London offices. Practice head Ewa Szlachetka advised the Ministry of Economic Development on the establishment of Polska Grupa Lotnicza, which will be made up of major state-owned civil aviation companies including LOT Polish Airlines. Alongside Michał Karwacki, she assisted ITP with its buyout by Abris Capital Partners. Of counsel Krzysztof Feluch is also recommended for corporate structuring matters.

Dispute resolution Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski stands out for handling disputes in the TMT sector, including employment and IP-related litigation. It also has an active contentious construction and infrastructure practice and continues to represent the State Treasury in a number of proceedings. Counsel Maciej Jóźwiak leads the team and has expertise in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. Paweł Lipski and managing partner Tomasz Zalewski are defending FS File Solutions in a class action consisting of Polish publishers concerning potential IP infringements on the client's platform. Krzysztof Wierzbowski is another name to note, particularly in investment and regulatory disputes.

Employment Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski is particularly noted for its experience in handling labour disputes and employment restructuring. Team head Ewa Łachowska-Brol is assisting eMag with a large project involving restructuring, reassignment and redundancies. Adam Nierzwicki was promoted to counsel in May 2018.

Intellectual property Tier 3

The team at Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski advises clients, including Samsung and Ikea, on the spectrum of IP issues in Poland. Department co-head Paweł Lipski is representing Nagravision in various criminal claims against box-key extraction service providers. Former co-head Tomasz Zalewski left to join Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. in January 2019.

Public law Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski's Krzysztof Wierzbowski advises the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways on various matters related to the construction of the A2 motorway and an upgrade to the Poznań ring road. Tomasz Zalewski left the firm for Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. in January 2019. Michał Drozdowicz was a new arrival from Dentons in October 2019.

Real estate Tier 3

Krzysztof Wierzbowski leads the team at Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski, which handles lease transactions, transfers of property, real estate development and financing, as well as complex infrastructure projects involving real estate development. Wierzbowski advised Turkish Airlines on three lease agreements in Warsaw Airport and Warsaw City Centre. The group is instructed by BGK Nieruchomości on a number of projects. Senior associate Anna Ochocka is another key name. Grzegorz Witczymiszyn joined from an in-house position in 2018.

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski assists Polish and international corporate and governmental agencies with corporate and financial restructuring, in addition to bankruptcy matters. Key team members include of counsels Grzegorz Kott and Krzysztof Feluch. Rolls-Royce and the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways are clients.

Energy and natural resources Tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski is a panel firm for Shell and Tauron. The team has expertise in the electricity, gas and renewable resources sectors. The team advised Energa on a public tender for upgrading its customer relationship management and billing systems. Krzysztof Wierzbowski and counsel Maciej Jóźwiak are recommended. Łukasz Jankowski joined DLA Piper in September 2019. Senior associate Łukasz Petelski was a new arrival from Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. in November 2019.

Banking and finance Tier 5

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski's team specialises in financing and regulatory issues, particularly related to infrastructure projects. Practice leader, senior associate Michał Markowski advised Alio Bank on a number of construction financing transactions. Of counsel Grzegorz Kott is another key name, with expertise in banking, consumer finance, capital markets and insurance law.

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski provides comprehensive legal services for business. The firm is a member of Eversheds Sutherland, one of the world’s largest legal brands, with 69 offices in 34 countries.

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski 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.

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski is recommended by prestigious international rankings.

In 2018 the firm celebrated its 20th anniversary on the Polish market.

Co-Managing Partners:

  • Ewa Szlachetka
  • Ewa Łachowska-Brol

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On 1 February 2020 Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland changed its name to Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski. Other registration details remain unchanged. The name change does not affect the firm’s identity and scope of its activity.  More:

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 Michał Karwacki +48 22 50 50 752
Private equity Michał Karwacki +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 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
Energy Łukasz Petelski +48 22 50 50 760
Photo Name Position Profile
 Ewa Łachowska-Brol  photo Ewa Łachowska-Brol
Mrs Magdalena Bartosiewicz  photo Mrs Magdalena Bartosiewicz
 Natalia Burchardt  photo Natalia Burchardt
Mr Michał Drozdowicz  photo Mr Michał Drozdowicz
Mr Krzysztof Feluch  photo Mr Krzysztof Feluch
 Marta Gadomska-Go??b  photo Marta Gadomska-Go??b
Mrs Małgorzata Gołębiowska  photo Mrs Małgorzata Gołębiowska
 B?a?ej Grochowski  photo B?a?ej Grochowski
Mr Maciej Jóźwiak  photo Mr Maciej Jóźwiak
Mr Michał Karwacki  photo Mr Michał Karwacki
 Anna Kasnowska  photo Anna Kasnowska
 Grzegorz Kott  photo Grzegorz Kott
 Dr. Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kry?ska  photo Dr. Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kry?ska
 Pawe? Lasota  photo Pawe? Lasota
 Marta Matejak-Szulc  photo Marta Matejak-Szulc
 Adam Nierzwicki  photo Adam Nierzwicki
 Renata Patoka  photo Renata Patoka
Mr Łukasz Petelski  photo Mr Łukasz Petelski
Ms Ewa Szlachetka  photo Ms Ewa Szlachetka
Mr Krzysztof Wierzbowski  photo Mr Krzysztof 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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