Areas of practice

GESSEL provides a comprehensive set of legal services for corporate entities. Our lawyers advise on:

Establishment and transformation/ reorganisation of companies, on mergers, and on winding down

Day-to-day corporate matters like operation of a company’s governing bodies and drafting documents such as resolutions, shareholder agreements, and cooperation agreements

Legal aspects of corporate reorganisations, preparation of internal regulations

Corporate governance issues and disclosure duties with respect to publicly listed companies (drafting of the relevant documentation, day-to-day advice)

Our Clients include Polish as well as foreign companies and financial institutions – publicly listed as well as privately held – active in an assortment of sectors. We advise brokerage houses, investment firms, and fund associations; we attend to the legal aspects of privatising companies of the Polish State Treasury.

In order to ensure a full range of quality legal services in the area of establishing companies and branches in other jurisdictions, we cooperate with a number of renowned foreign law firms.

The partners in GESSEL charged with company law matters are Aldona Pietrzak and Piotr Schramm. Our team also has the privilege of benefiting from the expertise of Prof Marek Michalski, a leading authority in Polish company law.