Giera Kaczmarek
and Partners
Law Office

GKW is a team of lawyers with rich professional experience. What distinguishes us is over 10 years of practice in conducting complex cases requiring not only substantive preparation and a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary knowledge, but also the highest organisational and communication standards.

Each case is dealt with thoroughly in order to find comprehensive and effective legal solutions that will satisfy the Client, also from the business point of view.

The GKW Team

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MICHAŁ GIERA

legal advisor, partner

MICHAŁ GIERA

legal advisor, partner

He specializes in commercial law and Polish capital market law. He deals with issues connected with public trading of securities, purchasing enterprises, merging, dividing end transforming commercial companies. He successfully introduced many companies to trading on Warsaw Stock Exchange and on Polish NewConnect market. He participated in the preparation of public offering of shares (IPO) on the basis of the prospectus, “non-prospective” issue of shares and the so-called PRE-IPO.

He advises on all matters of commercial law, in particular regarding civil disputes related to the conducted business activity, including violations of the rules of fair competition, on the selection of optimal forms of conducting business and capital investments, with particular emphasis on the creation and negotiation of investment agreements with PE/VC funds. He has experience in resolving disputes and conflicts between shareholders/stockholders of commercial companies, as well as in setting up VC funds jointly with the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR).

Graduated from the Department of Law and Administration at Warsaw University and the International Relations Institute at Warsaw University. Three-time scholarship holder of the Ministry of Education and Higher Learning. In 2012, he was listed as a legal advisor by the District Council of Legal Advisers in Warsaw.

Member of the Supervisory Boards of Rochstar S.A. and “Zagłębie” S.A. In the past, a member of the Supervisory Board of Kofi Brand sp. z o. o

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KATARZYNA IKWANTY

Managing director, partner

KATARZYNA IKWANTY

Managing director, partner

She has practical experience in day-to-day advisory for Polish and international corporate clients. At the office of GKW, she is responsible for comprehensive management; supervises timeliness and punctuality, quality and proper performance of works, administrative issues; and takes care of maintaining relationships with partners and clients of the GKW Law Firm.

Graduated from the Department of Law and Administration at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin.

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SZYMON KACZMAREK

Attorney, partner

SZYMON KACZMAREK

Attorney, partner

He provides legal services for private and public companies, deals with M&A transactions, transformations, mergers and divisions of commercial companies, designs business ventures, draws up investment agreements and shareholders’ agreements, as well as financial documentation, including lodging securities. He also specializes in providing comprehensive services to Alternative Investment Funds and Alternative Investment Fund Managers, as well as in advising on compliance, including counteracting money laundering and financing of terrorism. He also conducted unusual and complicated lawsuits, including toxic currency options, or before the Court for Sport Affairs in Lausanne (CAS).

Graduated from the Department of Law and Administration at Warsaw University and from the International Relations Institute at Warsaw University; he is a scholarship holder at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, USA. In 2012, he was entered into the list of attorneys kept by the District Bar Council in Warsaw. In 2014, he completed post-graduate Capital Market Law Studies at the Department of Law and Administration at Warsaw University.

In the past, a member of the Supervisory Boards, among others: Legia Warszawa S.A., Grono.net S.A., Finamo S.A.