Kinga Ziemnicka

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Kinga Ziemnicka

attorney-at-law, partner
M&A transactions. Corporate practice. 

Dr Kinga Ziemnicka heads the Corporate practice and the Corporate Accounting practice.

In M&A matters she coordinates legal support for transactions (comprehensive transaction structure and implementation through all stages), negotiation of investment agreements, and advice on corporate finance and accounting. This includes share sale agreements and corporate governance issues, as well as the sale of enterprises or organised parts of enterprises.

She also practises corporate and civil law. She coordinates ongoing corporate support for clients essential for their business operations, cooperating with specialists from other fields of law depending on the client’s needs. She assists in establishment, restructuring (merger, division, conversion of corporate form) and liquidation of companies, branches, representative offices of foreign businesses, and foundations. She also advises clients on current matters, such as commercial contracts.

Moreover, she represents clients in corporate disputes between shareholders, including in public companies, particularly involving defence against hostile takeovers, disputes challenging corporate resolutions, and dissolution of companies.

She joined Wardyński & Partners in 2008.

Faculty of Law and Administration, Jagiellonian University, Kraków

Interdepartmental postgraduate studies in accounting and auditing, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Law and Administration, and Local Government and Development Studies Centre, University of Warsaw

Postgraduate studies on capital markets, University of Warsaw

PhD, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (2016), with dissertation on corporate equity

She was previously an in-house lawyer providing comprehensive legal support for Bakoma SA, and from 2006 operated her own private practice, advising such clients as a retail chain, a foreign-owned bank, and housing cooperatives.

Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law

“Can shareholders or partners compete with their own company or partnership?” (co-author), 2023 Yearbook

“When can a shareholder demand judicial dissolution of a limited-liability company?,” 2020 Yearbook

“Redemption of shares as a method for a shareholder to exit a company,” 2019 Yearbook

“How to eliminate unlawful amendments to a company’s articles of association?”, 2018 Yearbook

“When can a shareholder demand a dividend?”, 2017 Yearbook

“Sources for financing companies by the shareholders,” 2016 Yearbook

“Liability of management board members for the obligations of a limited-liability company” (co-author), 2013 Yearbook


The Legal 500 EMEA (2023 – 2024), Commercial, corporate and M&A

I have been very impressed by the work Kinga Ziemnicka has done over the years for our mutual clients. She does a great job bringing in other team members as needed and always follows through.The Legal 500 EMEA 2024

'I most commonly work with Kinga Ziemnicka, and she has been incredibly helpful. She effectively manages a number of other attorneys to the extent needed to address client matters in different subject areas, and she is always responsive to client needs.' The Legal 500 EMEA 2023