GESSEL was founded in 1993 and soon established itself as one of the leading law firms in Poland. They have played a significant role in transformation of the Polish economy, assisting with the inflow of foreign investment to Poland and in development of the country’s capital markets.They offer legal advice in almost all areas of the economy, including the financial sector, construction, real estate, foodstuffs, transport, retail, pharmaceuticals, the mass media, and IT.Members of the GESSEL legal team are qualified to advise on Polish and German law. Their practice is focused on M&A, private equity and venture capital, equity transactions, securities law, company and business law, competition law, intellectual property, employment law, pharmaceutical law, tax law, real estate, arbitration, litigation, and FDI. Their German Desk is dedicated to serving German-speaking clients and entities.GESSEL as well as individual lawyers from the firm are consistently recognised in a number of Polish and international rankings. They also pursue a number of pro publico bono initiatives , supporting a number of educational and cultural associations.Show more +
Advises on M&A transactions in the public and private markets, including privatisations – also private equity and venture capital funds. Advised on the buyer and seller sides at all stages of multi-million transactions – also international ones – including planning of the transaction structure, drafting of the transaction documents, financing, negotiations, and closing. Many of his clients hail from the finance, aviation, and new technologies sectors. Michał’s experience with start-ups and venture capital firms augments the GESSEL Tech team.
Before joining GESSEL in 2015, he worked with a number of Polish and international law firms.
- Graduated with honours from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Szczecin (2010)
- Completed the Companies Academy postgraduate course at the Warsaw School of Economics (2012)
- as an Erasmus scholar, also studied at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lapland in Finland (2009)
- Admitted to practice as an advocate in 2014
Besides his native Polish, he is fluent in English.Show more +
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