Marcin Wnukowski focuses his practice on foreign investment matters and merger and acquisition transactions in Poland in a broad range of industries including pharmaceuticals, automotive, financial services, hotel and hospitality, and real estate. His clients include private equity firms and multinational investors. State aid and competition law approvals are among his core practice areas. He also serves as de facto outside general counsel to various clients in different industries

Marcin is the author of several articles regarding state aid as well as co-author of several books concerning competition law. He is also a speaker at seminars concerning corporate and competition law.

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  • Advising a leading Asia-based confectionary company on the acquisition of Poland’s best-known confectionary brand in a controlled tender procedure. 
  • Counseling a leading global tire manufacturer on launching new investments in Poland and state aid issues. 
  • Advising Poland’s Minister of Economy on legislation regarding state aid for research and development activities in Poland. 
  • Counseling authorities in Poland on restructuring aid allegedly granted to a major Poland-based steel mill. 
  • Counseling a joint stock company on the privatization process of restructuring the shipyard sector in Poland and participating in proceedings before the European Commission. 
  • Advising one of the world’s largest health care product manufacturers, a Poland-based banking group, an Italy-based developer, a manager of multifunction shopping centers in Europe, and the Polish airports state enterprise on restructuring in Poland. 
  • Counseling various private equity firms on M&A transactions in Poland. 
  • Advising a commercial investor on various M&A transactions in the office building development market. 
  • Advising a leading tire producer on development of a distribution network. 
  • Counseling investors on natural resources mining opportunities in Poland. 
  • Counseling various construction and pharmaceutical companies on M&A transactions in Poland and other European Union countries.  
  • Counseling a Japan-based investor on launching a greenfield investment (LCD parts factory development) in Poland. 
  • Advising the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency on negotiations with a Korea-based automotive producer concerning a potential investment in Poland. 


  • Uniwersytet Slaski w Katowicach, Dr. of Laws, 2006
  • Uniwersytet Slaski w Katowicach, LL.M., 2000


  • Warsaw Bar Association, 2006


  • English
  • Polish
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017 in commercial, corporate and M&A, Poland
  • Recommended in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2016 in commercial, corporate and M&A, Poland

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