Specializations

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is one of GESSEL’s main areas of practice. Thirty years of experience advising on transactions translates into knowledge, skills, resources and a...

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Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

Arbitration

Arbitration is one of our leading specialties. Our hallmark is our out-of-the-box approach to cases and the legal solutions used in them. Clients indicate that "we know the answers...

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Arbitration

Litigation

Litigation is one of the most important specialties of our law firm. We take an individual approach to each case, taking into account the business needs of the client with maximum ...

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Litigation

Capital Markets

We provide comprehensive services related to handling capital market transactions. We advise on all aspects related to public and private offerings of shares or bonds, share tradin...

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Capital Markets

Consumer Finance and Fintech

Technological advances, new trends in financing purchases of goods and services, and innovative ways of making payments present opportunities, but also challenges for businesses. T...

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Consumer Finance and Fintech

Regulatory consulting

Establishment of lending institutions, credit intermediation entities, and obtaining licenses for payment services and entries in registers of payment institutions Implement...

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Regulatory consulting

Compliance

Each company has its own specific operations and distinctive legal and business environment. Meanwhile, the number of regulations that must be complied with on pain of severe sanct...

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Compliance

Private Equity

Advising on private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) fund transactions is a key part of our M&A specialization . We are the legal leaders of the PE/VC market in Poland, ...

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Private Equity

Banking and Finance

We provide comprehensive services related to handling the processes of granting financing both in the form of credit and in other forms, including through the issuance of bonds or ...

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Banking and Finance

Competition and consumer law

We provide comprehensive advice on competition and consumer law. We represent clients before Polish and international institutions, including the Office of Competition and Consumer...

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Competition and consumer law

Labor law, management contracts

We specialize in issues relating to rights and claims under labour law. Our experts provide legal advice to employees and employers – for individuals and legal entities.  Labour...

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Labor law, management contracts

White-collar crime

We were one of the first law firms on the Polish market to introduce a legal advisory service in the field of criminal-economic proceedings (white-collar crime). The criminal-econo...

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White-collar crime

Intellectual property law

Legal advice on trademark protection, copyright infringement and combating unfair competition practices is an important area of our law firm's work. We provide legal advice in a...

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Intellectual property law

Bankruptcy and restructuring

GESSEL’s litigation practice provides comprehensive legal support at all stages of bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings, and also in their run-up (analysis of prerequisites, as...

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Bankruptcy and restructuring

Life Sciences and Health Care

The Life Sciences and Health Care department is a specialized team of lawyers from various fields providing support to pharmaceutical companies, wholesalers, pharmacies and hospita...

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Life Sciences and Health Care

Personal data

Security of information in general, and of personal data in specific, is a critical aspect of compliance in any organisation. Any violation of the applicable laws may not only resu...

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Personal data

Tax law

We have extensive experience in tax consulting for businesses. We specialize in providing ongoing tax consulting services in the field of income taxes, value added tax, tax on civi...

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Tax law

Corporate law

We provide comprehensive legal services to companies and enterprises in the field of corporate law. With years of experience in corporate and commercial law, we can offer support a...

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Corporate law

Financial litigation

Our finance and litigation team supports banks and financial institutions in litigation of all kinds. We assist in handling cases before the courts, including the Polish Supreme Co...

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Financial litigation

Real Estate

We provide comprehensive legal advisory services in the real estate universe. Our clients are individual and institutional investors from home and abroad, including tenants, landlo...

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Real Estate

ESG

Our long years of experience providing strategic advice for businesses leave us well prepared to not only notice new trends, but also to assess their significance and to augur futu...

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ESG

Energy, public procurement, infrastructure projects

We advise clients operating in the energy sector in the broadest sense, as well as advising on many other business areas directly affected by energy industry issues. We operate bot...

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Energy, public procurement, infrastructure projects

Risk & Support

GESSEL strives to continuously address the expectations of its clients. In this spirit, we found it expedient to create a team for special and interdisciplinary cases. This team...

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Risk & Support

German Desk

The German Desk team provides comprehensive legal services to German-speaking clients. We handle transactions under both Polish and German law. Our lawyers advise entities condu...

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German Desk

The basic principle that unites our team is to build relationships based on respect and trust.

We have been advising entrepreneurs for 30 years, so we understand the nature of business and how to properly support it. We focus on efficiency, transparency and partnership.

GESSEL Team
Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz, D.Sc.

Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz, D.Sc.

Senior Partner
Attorney-at-law

Arbitration | Litigation | Financial litigation

Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz, D.Sc.
Leszek Koziorowski

Leszek Koziorowski

Partner
Attorney-at-law

Capital Markets

Leszek Koziorowski
Aldona Pietrzak

Aldona Pietrzak

Partner
Attorney-at-law

Corporate law

Aldona Pietrzak
Piotr Schramm

Piotr Schramm

Partner
Advocate

Litigation | Risk & Support | Bankruptcy and restructuring

Piotr Schramm
Małgorzata Badowska

Małgorzata Badowska

Partner
Attorney-at-law

Banking and Finance | Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

Małgorzata Badowska
Krzysztof Marczuk

Krzysztof Marczuk

Partner
Attorney-at-law

Capital Markets

Krzysztof Marczuk
Maciej Kożuchowski

Maciej Kożuchowski

Partner
Attorney-at-law

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) | Private Equity | Energy, public procurement, infrastructure projects

Maciej Kożuchowski
Bernadeta Kasztelan-Świetlik

Bernadeta Kasztelan-Świetlik

Partner
Attorney-at-law

Competition and consumer law

Bernadeta Kasztelan-Świetlik
Adam Kraszewski

Adam Kraszewski

Partner
Attorney-at-law

Labor law, management contracts | Intellectual property law | Life Sciences and Health Care

Adam Kraszewski
Karol Sokół

Karol Sokół

Partner
Advocate

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) | Private Equity

Karol Sokół
Maciej Boryczko

Maciej Boryczko

Partner
Attorney-at-law

Real Estate

Maciej Boryczko
Dominika Ramírez-Wołkiewicz

Dominika Ramírez-Wołkiewicz

Partner
Attorney-at-law
Tax Advisor

Tax law

Dominika Ramírez-Wołkiewicz
Joanna Kisielińska-Garncarek, PhD

Joanna Kisielińska-Garncarek, PhD

Partner
Attorney-at-law

Arbitration | Litigation

Joanna Kisielińska-Garncarek, PhD