Dr Marek Świątkowski


"A lawyer's role is to eliminate or mitigate risks for the client. If this turns out to be impossible, then he has to enable the client to take a conscious decision as to whether a risk is acceptable."

vcard +48 22 557 86 17     marek.swiatkowski@dzp.pl
  • Adviser to both sellers and buyers in over 100 M&A and due diligence transactions.
  • He provides advisory service to numerous private entities on company sale and restructuring.
  • Advices to private equity funds on acquisitions in Poland.
  • He is adviser on restructuring processes preceeding and during bankruptcy to both creditors and bankrupt entities.
  • Attorney ad litem in arbitration proceedings based on investment treaties and adviser to investors and the State Treasury in numerous BIT-based proceedings.
  • Advises entrepreneurs investing in special economic zones.
  • Arbitrator at the Arbitration Court of the Polish Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member of the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw.

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