Team

Panasiuk & Partners sp.k. law firm engage experts
who have gathered their experience in international transactions and restructurings
requiring most complex law and business solutions

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Managing partner

dr Anna Maria Panasiuk

Managing Partner

Advocate

Founder and Managing Partner of Panasiuk & Partners, with many years of expertise in wealth management.

 

She supervises a team of lawyers, tax advisors and accountants, whose services are aimed at ensuring effective client portfolio management.

 

Anna boasts many years’ experience in capital markets law, gained while providing day-to-day legal services to investment funds and holding companies. She participated in numerous restructurings and M&A deals, working for both companies and investors.

 

She is also an effective negotiator, representing clients at different investment stages. Over 20 years of experience in dealing with international holding structures allow latitude in choosing appropriate investment instruments.

 

She specialises in intergenerational succession planning, and advises clients on the implementation of their family philanthropic policy. With her hands-on approach, she helps future heirs engage in the execution of family investment plans. She also acts as conservator of private foundations and last will’s executor.

 

Based on her experience, she assembled a team of experts offering services for wealthy families under the brand YOURS Family Office and BE THERE dedicated to investment portfolios, which has become a pioneer of such services in the Polish market.

 

A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdańsk, the American Law Program at the Jagiellonian University under the auspices of the Catholic University of America in Washington DC, and Executive Studies in Finance at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics.

 

An advocate and a Doctor of Juridical Science, Anna is also a patron of arts and founder of the Artis Causae Foundation.

Partners

Andrzej Sałamacha

Partner/Attorney-at-law

Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor

Dorota Sajewicz

Investment Partner

Andrzej has gained his experience working on numerous projects involving foreign investors and major Polish companies in the field of M&A, sale and acquisition of enterprises, as well as on a variety of company restructurings and reorganisations, including by way of merger (also cross-border), division, transformation and liquidation. He also advises on day-to-day corporate matters and meetings of company’s governing bodies, and carries out analyses relating to various aspects of companies’ operations.

 

Furthermore, his interests and experience cover the succession planning for family businesses, as well as legal and tax protection of the business during generation change.

 

Being a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor, Andrzej is an expert on restructuring proceedings involving bankrupt entities, and on bankruptcy matters.

 

A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan and post-graduate studies in restructuring law at the Łazarski University in Warsaw. Andrzej completed his attorney-at-law training at the Poznan Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law.

She has 20 years’ experience in strategic management of the development of companies, their brands and products. Since 2018, Dorota is an Investment Partner with Panasiuk & Partners, specialising in strategic assessment of companies seeking recapitalisation. Founder and President of BE THERE, a company connecting the buy-side and sell-side of the investment. Dorota advises the firm’s clients on investments and provides day-to-day assistance to companies being the objects for investment.

 

A strategic and marketing advisor, she is a member of INSPIRE Training Firm and delivers expert trainings and workshops for management boards and senior executives. In the years 2015 – 2018, partner and Vice-CEO of RISK Made in Warsaw. Previously, a member of the senior managing team, head of marketing and product development at coffeeheaven – co-creator of that brand’s success. She also gained relevant experience as marketing and PR manager at: NorthFish, Costa Coffee, Timex Polska, „ProMarka” – the Polish Association of Branded Goods Manufacturers (Stowarzyszenie Wytwórców Produktów Markowych „ProMarka”).

Dorota specialises in strategic assessment of companies and the strength of their brands, assessment of new product development potential, with particular focus on new technologies, media, ecommerce, marketing communication in its broadest sense, luxury goods, retail and fashion industries.

 

She participated as a leader in numerous projects involving change management, effectiveness increase, development and implementation of business strategies aimed at strengthening companies and their products.

 

Dorota graduated from: The Polish Open University – with the highest score across all courses that year; Public Relations Course at the University of Warsaw with the Golden PR Expert Badge, and the Business Management Programme for executives at the ICAN institute (Canadian International Management Institute)
organised by Harvard Business Review.
Today, she also acts as the President of the Artis Causae Foundation, which supports non-educational knowledge and artistic development of children living in disadvantaged areas, and promotes and protects Polish heritage by supporting the reconstruction of historical monuments and protecting them against degradation.

Of Counsel

Szczepan Adamski

Of counsel/Lawyer

President of the Management Board of YOURS sp. z o.o.

Szczepan specialises in financial and company law, and supervises legal and bookkeeping services provided to domestic and international vehicles used in tax-planning projects and capital restructurings. He also has experience in establishing co-operation with numerous domestic and foreign financial institutions, with particular focus on building and managing investment portfolios.

 

He combines experience in company law and international tax planning with extensive know-how on legal and tax services and solutions offered across Europe and the USA. Szczepan advises clients on changes in capital and ownership relations, investments and restructurings, and day-to-day corporate matters.

 

With his many years of experience in managing business entities, he has numerous times served on boards of capital companies to improve and stabilise their performance. He has gained his professional experience , among other things, as a member of a team of tax advisors, actively involved in procedures and negotiations relating to disputes before tax authorities.

 

A graduate of the Faculty of Law at the Ryszard Łazarski University in Warsaw.

Associates

Sylwia Rozwandowicz

advocate trainee

Marta Abramowska

legal assistant

Sabina Tyszko

tax consultant

Joanna Biernacka

accounting

She has several years’ experience in providing assistance to national and foreign business entities, in particular banks, brokerage houses and investment funds. Sylwia advises on civil, commercial and banking law issues, and specialises in banking and finance law. She provided advice in relation to, among other things, bond issues, and establishing and administering securities.

 

In 2017, Sylwia graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Łódź. She is now an advocate trainee at the Warsaw Bar Association.

 

She attended numerous trainings on, among other things, legal security for financial transactions and corporate bond issues.

Marta has gained her several years’ experience working at, among other places, the Warsaw branch of a leading international law firm. She joined Panasiuk&Partners in 2013.

 

She provides specialist and logistic support to a team of lawyers providing day-to-day corporate advice to clients, and assists in all matters relating to filing documents and supervising registration procedures (the National Court Register (KRS), pledges), before both Polish and foreign authorities.

 

Marta’s experience includes assisting in registration procedures, incorporations, transformations, restructurings and liquidations, with respect to both Polish and foreign business entities, their branches and representative offices.

Sabina has gained her tax knowledge and experience working as accounting and tax specialist, VAT specialist, and tax consultant. She assists clients in relation to tax reviews, tax returns, tax obligation monitoring, tax refunds, and tax security in cross-border transactions (CIT, PIT and VAT).

 

A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Economy with a major in enterprise economy at the University of Rzeszów. She holds a certificate in Accounting Basics and a Tax specialist certificate, both issued by the Polish Accounting Association.

Joanna keeps books for foreign and Polish companies, and draws up financial statements in accordance with the IFRS and the Polish Accounting Act, as well as reviews companies’ tax situation and carries out initial audits. Her knowledge of bookkeeping in European holding companies is essential in preparing CFC financial statements for foreign controlled companies.

 

She has gained her experience working for ITCI and YOURS group, where she supported the accounting department under the supervision of a senior accountant and a team of lawyers, and working for an accounting and audit company in Nicosia. Joanna’s expertise includes managing holding companies and carrying out capital and restructuring transactions, as well as liquidations.

 

A graduate of the Faculty of Finance and Accounting at SGH Warsaw School of Economics.

Panasiuk & Partners closely co-operates with Łukasz Warmiński law firm, which offers clients access to qualified professionals with more than 20 years of experience, and thus ensures comprehensive assistance in tax matters.

Łukasz Warmiński

certified tax advisor

attorney-at-law

Łukasz Kowalski

certified tax advisor

Łukasz boasts over 15 years of experience in taxes.
He supported his clients working for PwC and KPMG, as counsel to the international real estate group Immofinanz, and a co-founder of Galt.

 

Łukasz’s expertise includes advising big entities and groups. He participated in large capital group transformations, with the biggest project being worth approximately PLN 500 million. He has advised entities from various industries, particularly FMCG and real estate.

 

He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw, and completed post-graduate studies in Enterprise Economics at SGH Warsaw School of Economics.

Tax advisor with almost five years’ experience gained working for WTA’s tax team, Galt Tax ,and during his internship at the Ministry of Finance and other tax authorities.

Łukasz’s professional expertise includes advice to the finance, FMCG and automotive industries. He advised on the realisation of real estate projects, and participated in capital group restructurings.

 

He is a PhD student at Leon Koźmiński University, and a graduate of SGH Warsaw School of Economics and Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.

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