Piotr Schramm


Litigation | Risk & Support | Bankruptcy and restructuring | White-collar crime | ESG

Heads both GESSEL's special projects department and the firm's litigation and bankruptcy and restructuring departments. Works according to the principle that "the success of actions taken is measured by the amount of time devoted to them."

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Languages: en


Joined GESSEL in 2007, became a partner in 2009. Heads both GESSEL’s special projects department and the firm’s litigation and bankruptcy and restructuring departments. Represents entities and their management boards in disputes, transactions, negotiations and day-to-day business operations. Specializes in providing legal services for current business with a high degree of complexity, ongoing strategic advice, M&A transactions, restructuring processes, negotiation processes and handling out-of-the-box issues and special projects.

Author of numerous publications related to legal issues, tax issues, M&A transactions, litigation and dispute issues, as well as columns on widely understood legal and societal topics published in “Dziennik Gazeta Prawna”, “Rzeczpospolita”, “FORBES” magazine, “Capital Market” and many others. Is a long-time expert, commentator and guest of numerous TV and radio stations, sharing his experience in Polish and international law.

In December 2019, he was honoured by Civil Rights Ombudsman Adam Bodnar “for his consistent commitment and support for citizens in their efforts to protect human rights.”

"The success of the activities is measured by the amount of time spent on them"

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Education and achievements

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  • Legal studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration of Jagiellonian University, Krakow
  • Postgraduate studies at the Inter-University Institute of Invention and Protection of Intellectual Property at Jagiellonian University, majoring in Copyright, Publishing and Press Law