Krzysztof Bąk - Attorney-at-law, Associate



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Attorney-at-law in the Transaction and Contract Counselling Team. He specialises in commercial law, including company law, M&A transactions, contract law including intellectual property law, consumer law and data protection. He provides day-to-day legal advice to both Polish and foreign businesses. He has also advised on a number of restructurings, including transformations, mergers and acquisitions – both share deals and asset deals – requiring due diligences regarding both the purchaser and the seller. His experience also includes providing legal advice on pharmaceutical law and administrative proceedings.

  • Legal advice on the restructuring of a large entity from the confectionery industry involving designing and implementing succession in the business activity with many tax and administrative aspects, including those related to an unusual situation of the entity in light of excise tax
  • Legal advice on numerous due diligences and share deals with respect to Polish limited liability companies and joint-stock companies, including transactions involving establishment of pledges, registered pledges and mortgages, in particular to companies from the transport, chemical, food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries
  • Legal advice to foreign entities after starting operations in Poland, including registration of branches and companies, also with respect to requirements associated with the regulated activity on the Polish market
  • Legal advice with respect to intellectual property in the course of negotiating of an international contract from the arms industry
  • Legal advice on the implementation of key software in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Support in and coordination of the implementation of GDPR provisions in the pharmaceutical and food industries
  • Assistance in numerous procedural projects, including in particular with respect to administrative and court-administrative proceedings in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as disputes concerning intellectual property
  • since 2020 JDP DRAPAŁA & PARTNERS
  • 2017–2020 Kondrat i Partnerzy
  • 2016–2017 Schoenherr
  • 2015–2016 JWMS Jakubowski Wiese Mazgaj Staszek
  • 2014 Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland
  • 2016–2018 Warsaw Bar Association, adviser trainee
  • 2009–2015 Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Faculty of Law and Administration
  • The examination for legal advisers passed with distinction (2019)
  • 2nd place in the Lewiatan Arbitration Competition, the case concerned a corporate dispute regarding issue of warrants (2017)
  • Polish
  • English