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Renata Patoka will co-head the Corporate and M&A team at Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

  • Poland


    Renata Patoka (counsel) has been promoted to co-head of the M&A and Corporate Advisory practice at Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland. From July 2019, she will direct the practice together with Ewa Szlachetka, who has headed this team and is also co-managing partner of the law firm.

    Renata Patoka is an attorney specializing in support for M&A transactions, and in commercial law and ongoing advice for businesses.

    She has 20 years of experience providing legal advice to business. Over many years of cooperation with Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland, she has advised on numerous mergers and acquisitions of companies from various sectors of the economy. She has prepared, negotiated and coordinated various types of domestic and international transactions in this area, at various stages of the investment process. She has conducted due diligence procedures, supervising the work of teams locally and internationally.

    On an everyday basis she supports leading international companies in their current operations in Poland, and also coordinates work of other jurisdictions in this area. She also advises on restructuring procedures.

    Renata has an extensive practice carrying out projects involving advice to key insurers on evaluation of risks when providing warranty and indemnity coverage for M&A transactions, including coordination of projects carried out by international teams.

    She participates in numerous real estate projects for clients operating or launching business on the Polish market, in particular drafting leases, negotiating contract terms, and providing legal support in delivery of premises. She advises on real estate M&A transactions.

    Within Eversheds Sutherland, Renata is actively involved in cooperation within the Nordic and Baltic regions.

    Ewa Szlachetka, co-managing partner of Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland, said, “Renata has always conducted difficult and complicated projects with great commitment and professionalism, taking full responsibility from start to finish. In recent years she has worked on nearly all of the largest projects we had the pleasure to advise on. Our work grows from year to year, so I am grateful to Renata for agreeing to support me in managing this practice, and I wish her continued professional success.”

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