Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek

attorney-at-law, partner

Partner in charge of the firm’s M&A practice

Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek

Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek heads the firm’s M&A practice. She is also the head of the Poznań office.

She provides legal support for M&A transactions and ongoing advice on corporate law.

In her long practice, she has advised on and coordinated legal support for transactions involving the acquisition and sale of enterprises, assets and shares, including in cooperation with foreign law firms on global transactions. She has taken part in many enterprise restructuring projects, including mergers and reorganisations.

She has worked with Wardyński & Partners since 1997.

Postgraduate studies in European law, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań

Lex Mundi Environmental Law Practice Group, Chair-Emeritus

International Bar Association, co-chair of the Real Estate Committee

Poznań Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law

The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Commercial, corporate and M&A, Private Equity.

Chambers Europe (2016 – 2019), Corporate/M&A

Chambers Global (2016 – 2019), Corporate/M&A

Chambers Europe (2016 – 2017), Environment

Best Lawyers® 2014, Environmental

IFLR1000, M&A

“How to distribute dividends while avoiding the pitfalls” (co-author), 2019 Yearbook

“Risks connected with the use of boilerplate contractual clauses” (co-author), 2018 Yearbook

“Who can act for a company?” (co-author), 2017 Yearbook

“Acquisition of an enterprise: The buyer’s liability for the seller’s obligations” (co-author), 2017 Yearbook

“Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017”, World Bank Group’s report (contributor)

The real estate M&A and private equity review, Law Business Research Ltd, 2016 (co-author of chapter on Polish real estate transactions)

“Business, law and sustainability” (co-author), 2016 Yearbook

“Green light for retroactive appointment of management board members?” (co-author), 2016 Yearbook

“How closely can shareholders interfere in company affairs?” (co-author), 2015 Yearbook

“The risk of buying brownfields” (co-author), 2015 Yearbook

“Assessment of real estate risks in cross-border M&A transactions” (co-author), 2014 Yearbook

“Global risks, local remedies: Cross-border M&A issues in the New Europe” (co-author), 2013 Yearbook

“When greenfields are battlefields” (co-author), 2013 Yearbook

“The role of Natura 2000 and other forms of conservation in M&A and real estate development” (co-author), 2013 Yearbook

“Don’t buy a pig in a poke—use due diligence,” 2012 Yearbook

“Managing environmental transaction risk” (co-author), 2012 Yearbook

 

Transactions Books The series of publications marking the 30th anniversary of Wardyński & Partners offers a concise cross-section of texts summarising and synthesising our first 30 years of practice. Drawing from our experiences, we present visions and solutions for the future. The third volume is devoted to transactions and projects. Transactions The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity Review – Edition 3 Books For the third time the lawyers at the firm, Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek, Łukasz Szegda, Michał Nowacki, Michał Wons, Maciej Szewczyk, Radosław Wasiak and Marcin Pietkiewicz, are the authors of the chapter on the current situation on the real estate development market in Poland.    The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity Review – Edition 3 The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity Review – Edition 2 Books Lawyers at the firm, Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek, Łukasz Szegda, Michał Nowacki, Michał Wons, Maciej Szewczyk, Marcin Pietkiewicz and Radosław Wasiak, are the authors of the chapter on the current situation on the real estate development market in Poland.  The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity Review – Edition 2 The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity Review Books Lawyers at the firm, Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek, Łukasz Szegda, Michał Nowacki, Michał Wons, Maciej Szewczyk and Marcin Pietkiewicz, are the authors of the chapter on the current situation on the real estate development market in Poland.   The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity Review Environmental Law in M&A and Real Estate Transactions Books Fifth volume in “Law and Practice” series published by Wardyński & Partners and LexisNexis Polska. Environmental Law in M&A and Real Estate Transactions Legal Risks in M&A Transactions Books The fourth joint project of Wardyński & Partners and LexisNexis Polska. Legal Risks in M&A Transactions M&A Transactions Books The first book in a new series from LexisNexis Polska addressing the practical aspects of application of law. The authors focus on practical application of specific legal instruments used in mergers and acquisitions. The book as a whole may also function as a roadmap to a typical transaction of this type. M&A Transactions