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Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski
00-041 WARSAW

Healthcare and life sciences Tier 2

The life sciences team at Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski is part of the firm's commercial group, allowing it to provide services to industry clients relating to IP and data protection. New technologies are a particular area of expertise, and co-head Marta Gadomska-Gołąb has developed a specialism in personalised medicine and telemedicine. The group has a strong regulatory practice, assisting with product compliance, safety and registration, as well as public reimbursement and marketing. It also advises clients on issues including obtaining licences for manufacturing pharmaceuticals and obtaining marketing authorisation. Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kryńska is the other leader of the team, and has experience of consumer law, contract law and advertising law issues.


The practice provides business oriented advice. The lawyers want to understand the business and learn about its actual needs. It makes the cooperation very effective and efficient.

Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kryńska and Marta Gadomska-Gołąb are the individuals that make the practice great and outstanding. They are engaged in cooperation with clients and do their best to help and assist in any field required.

Key clients

Aspen Pharmaceuticals

AstraZeneca Pharma Poland

Biomed Lublin

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Dentsply Implants

Edwards Lifesciences

Gallo Vineyards


Mead Johnson Nutrition

Medicare Galenica

Monitor CR

Polish Coalition for Personalised Medicine Association


Vertex Pharmaceuticals



OPDF (Organization of Polish Pharmaceutical Distributors)

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski focuses on mid-market transactions, as well as handling major complex group restructurings and corporate advisory work. Able to draw on a sizeable international network, the group advises clients across multiple jurisdictions across the CEE region. Transactional lawyers Ewa Szlachetka and Renata Patoka jointly lead the department. Of counsel Krzysztof Feluch is also noted.

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Experience in M&A transactions that spans across all phases of the deal, not only the legal side.

Ewa Szlachetka stands out as a person that is able to think not only on the legal level, but also from the business perspective and transaction structuring that is business-oriented.

Key clients

Aero Gearbox

Drukarnia Embe Press

Enterex International Limited

Geo Renewables

Green Genius


Medicare Galenica

Netspirnt (Innova Capital)

Polish Government

Dispute resolution Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski is especially noted for handling disputes in the real estate, infrastructure, TMT and aviation sectors. The groups has substantial experience of bankruptcy proceedings, particularly with cross-border aspects. Department head Maciej Jóźwiak has also developed a strong alternative dispute resolution practice, and is regularly instructed in arbitration, as well as appearing as an arbitrator in Poland. Litigator Krzysztof Wierzbowski has experience of representing foreign investors in investment, regulatory and commercial disputes.

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Always keep deadlines, keep in mind possible risks, suggest the most economic solution but also in line with our financial possibilities.

Key clients

General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways


Turkish Airlines


IKO Sportartikel Handels

Railtrans Wagon


MOL Group


Avis Budget Group

Panattoni Europe

Master Management Group

Pomorska Investments

Tauron Dystrybucja



Polskie Sieci Energetyczne

Employment Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski's core areas of expertise span labour disputes, employment restructuring issues including employee transfers, collective and individual redundancies, dismissals and incentive schemes. The group also advises on working time requirements, the posting of employees abroad and privacy issues, and conducts internal employment-related audits. Ewa Łachowska-Brol is the department head, while counsel Adam Nierzwicki is noted for his knowledge of employment agreements, as well as employment and social insurance litigation.

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Key clients

AB Foods Polska

AB Agri






Deutsche Leasing


Eden Europe



Johnson Controls

Lafarge Holcim

NDC Technologies



Sakura Finetek Europe

Samsung Electronics

Sims Recycling Solutions

Turkish Airlines

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Energy and natural resources Tier 3

The infrastructure, real estate and energy department at Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski was launched in mid-2019, and draws on firm-wide expertise in energy, construction, public procurement and environment law. The government and energy practice is headed by Michał Drozdowicz, who joined from Dentons in 2019. Łukasz Petelski, who joined from Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. in late 2019, is the key energy contact and specialises in implementing projects, including energy financing work. Energy regulatory specialist Krzysztof Wierzbowski is also noted.

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Key clients

AB „INTER RAO Lietuva“

FleetCor Europe

Carbon Crowley


Gaz System


Tauron Dystrybucja and Tauron Polska Energia

Green Project Management

CRE Energia

Geo Renewables

Public procurement Tier 3

Michał Drozdowicz, who joined the group from Dentons in 2019, heads up the government and energy practice (which includes public procurement) at Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski, which handles public procurement matters for a wide variety of public and private sector clients including companies in the new technology, infrastructure and energy industries. The group draws on extensive knowledge of EU and Polish procurement law. Witold Sławiński left the firm.

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I value the work with the law firm very highly. The team is very competent, communicative, reactive and helpful.

Key clients




The Polish Association of Construction Employers

Emerson Process Management


Real estate Tier 3

At Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski, the team is focused on transactional real estate matters with expertise in leases, property transfers, developments and financing work. It has also developed a niche in advising on the real estate aspects of infrastructure projects, counting the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways as a client. Krzysztof Wierzbowski heads up the group, handling contentious and non-contentious matters. In 2019, counsel Anna Ochocka moved to Wolf Theiss.

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Key clients

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

Parker Green Poland

Turkish Airlines


Johnson Controls

PLC Poland 13



Alior Bank

mBank Hipoteczny

The City of Warsaw

Banking and finance Tier 5

Michał Markowski leads Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski's banking and finance department, which handles financing and regulatory issues, with stand-out expertise in project finance, financial services regulation and anti-money laundering issues. The group, which sits within the firm's global offering, is able to provide cross-border advice, and regularly handles multi-jurisdictional financing work.

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Key clients

Alior Bank

mBank Hipoteczny

American Express Poland


Avis Poland

First Data

General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways


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 68 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 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
Energy Łukasz Petelski +48 22 50 50 760
Photo Name Position Profile
 Ewa Łachowska-Brol  photo Ewa Łachowska-Brol Co-Managing Partner at Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland | Head of Employment practice
Mrs Magdalena Bartosiewicz  photo Mrs Magdalena Bartosiewicz Senior Associate
 Natalia Burchardt  photo Natalia Burchardt Senior Associate
Mr Michał Drozdowicz  photo Mr Michał Drozdowicz Partner, Head of Public Sector & Energy
Mr Krzysztof Feluch  photo Mr Krzysztof Feluch Krzysztof Feluch is an attorney at law on the M&A team at…
 Marta Gadomska-Go??b  photo Marta Gadomska-Go??b Partner
Mrs Małgorzata Gołębiowska  photo Mrs Małgorzata Gołębiowska Associate
 B?a?ej Grochowski  photo B?a?ej Grochowski Senior Associate
 Maciej Jó?wiak  photo Maciej Jó?wiak Maciej Jóźwiak is partner heading the dispute resolution team at Eversheds Sutherland…
Mr Michał Karwacki  photo Mr Michał Karwacki Partner, Head of PE/VC
 Anna Kasnowska  photo Anna Kasnowska Senior Associate
 Grzegorz Kott  photo Grzegorz Kott Of Counsel
 Dr. Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kry?ska  photo Dr. Aleksandra Kunkiel-Kry?ska Partner
 Pawe? Lasota  photo Pawe? Lasota Senior Associate
 Michał Markowski  photo Michał Markowski Partner
 Marta Matejak-Szulc  photo Marta Matejak-Szulc Lawyer
 Adam Nierzwicki  photo Adam Nierzwicki Counsel
 Renata Patoka  photo Renata Patoka Counsel | Co-Head & M&A
Mr Łukasz Petelski  photo Mr Łukasz Petelski Senior Associate
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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