Dr. Marcin Wnukowski is a partner heading the corporate mergers and acquisitions (M&A) team in Warsaw, and a member of the firm’s Global Corporate Practice Group. He focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and foreign investments in Poland across a broad range of industries, including, in particular, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, automotive, financial services, hotels and hospitality, and real estate.

He regularly advises on corporate reorganizations and regulatory matters. State aid and competition law approvals are among his core practice areas as well. His clients include private equity firms and multinational investors. He serves as outside general counsel to various clients.

He has authored a number of publications devoted to state aid and co-authored several books on competition law. He often speaks at conferences and seminars on corporate and competition law.

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  • Advising a UK freight forwarding and logistics provider on the acquisition of a 100% stake in Polish logistics services provider VGL Solid.
  • Advising a leading pharma company on the spinoff of part of its business, as well as on cross-border corporate reorganization of the group.
  • Advising one of the leading Spanish apparel brands in setting its business presence in Poland.
  • Advising the client, a provider of software solutions, on cross-border reorganization of the group structure.
  • Advised a leading company operating on the online lending market on its divestment of its Polish branch.
  • Advising a leading provider of blockchain analytics and AML solutions on its expansion into the US and formation of a subsidiary there, as well as advising on corporate matters in the UK and Poland.
  • Advising a leasing company on the sale of a 100% stake in a Polish buyer in the consumer loan collection sector.
  • Advising on spinoff (by corporate demerger) of a client’s composites business in Poland in connection with the planned sale of this business to a global chemical company, as well as in series of cross-border reorganizations.
  • Advising a Polish branch of one of the world’s largest hearing aid manufacturers on conversion of the civil law partnership into the limited liability company and on the acquisition of that company.
  • Advising a leading global pharma company on the acquisition of a Lithuanian publicly listed company and owner of Polish pharmaceutical company.
  • Advising a leading global ATM company in the acquisition of ATM machines from a leading Polish bank (M&A, commercial and competition law advisory).
  • Advising a manufacturer of automotive components on major corporate restructuring.
  • Advising on the acquisition of the suspension manufacturing plant and engineering centre in Southern Poland.
  • Advising a leading telecommunication operator on creation of the joint venture company to allow RAN sharing project.
  • Advising a leading Asia-based confectionary company on the acquisition of Poland’s best-known confectionary brand in a controlled tender procedure.
  • Counselling 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.
  • Counselling authorities in Poland on restructuring aid allegedly granted to a major Poland-based steel mill.
  • Counselling 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 healthcare 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.
  • Counselling various construction and pharmaceutical companies on M&A transactions in Poland and other EU countries.


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


  • Warsaw, 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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