The newest edition of the prestigious Chambers Europe ranking attests once again to GESSEL’s strong standing in the market.

Especial mention is made of three of our departments:

  • Capital Markets 
  • Corporate/M&A 
  • Private Equity 

Moreover, GESSEL lawyers garnered no less than seven individual recommendations. 

Dr Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz is honoured in Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand ArbitratorsLeszek Koziorowski and Krzysztof Marczuk – in Capital Markets, and Małgorzata Badowska, Maciej Kożuchowski, and Marcin Macieszczak – in Corporate/M&A. The latter is also distinguished in the private equity category.

We are especially proud of the testimonials gathered by Chambers Europe:

Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz is a regular panel appointee in arbitral proceedings. A source enthuses: "She acted for many years as a transactional lawyer, so has a good focus on the deals and how to settle them," adding that "she is very much business-oriented. She helps to settle a dispute effectively."

Leszek Koziorowski is an ECM lawyer assisting mid-sized companies with their preparation for domestic IPOs. Market commentators credit him for his long-standing practice and practical experience.

Marcin Macieszczak is a reputed practitioner with a clientele of domestic private equity funds for whom he acts on mid-market transactions. Clients appreciate him for his attentiveness, one calling him "highly responsive."

Marcin Macieszczak 's remit stretches from acquisitions and sales to investments and management buyouts, acting for clients hailing from the healthcare, pharmaceutical and private equity sectors. One client reports that "he understands the business, but the focus on the customer is what we appreciated the most," explaining that he is "interested in what we wanted to achieve."

Maciej Kożuchowski is valued by market commentators for his co-operative manner, one observing how he makes it "easy to find common solutions and a common understanding." He has been highly active of late for several financial services clients.

Małgorzata Badowska goes up in the rankings this year following strong client feedback and market visibility. As well as assisting with acquisitions and investments, she also advises clients on corporate structuring. Sources highlight her for her creative and out-of-the-box approach.

Krzysztof Marczuk enters the table this year following positive market feedback and visibility on the firm's key deals. He handles ECM matters, including prospectus preparation and stock exchange listings as well as public tender offers. He acts for a clientele of mid-market companies in healthcare and real estate.