We are pleased to announce that Piotr Schramm has been named a partner in GESSEL effective 1 January 2009. He will be have overall responsibility for our work in the area of M&A transactions and in company restructuring.

Piotr Schramm has been affiliated with GESSEL since March 2007. In his practice, he specialises in mergers and acquisitions (also as regards their tax aspects) and in restructuring processes. His experience to date includes analysis and implementation of restructuring and retrenchment plans as well as representing companies and their directors in adversarial proceedings and negotiations and providing day-to-day advice in the area of companies law.

Piotr Schramm is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at Jagiellonian University, Krakow, at which he also completed a postgraduate course in copyright, publishing, and press law.