Kinga Ziemnickaattorney-at-law, partner
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, Commercial, corporate and M&A
‘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.’