Marcin Lewiński - Advocate, Associate


Adwokat (Advocate)
Senior Associate

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Advocate in the Transaction and Contract Counselling Team, admitted to the Warsaw Bar Association. Before joining JDP he worked for 6 years in one of the Big Four companies in Warsaw, he also practiced in local law firms in Cracow and New York. He has participated in numerous restructuring projects including mergers, de-mergers, transformations and cross-border reorganisation of entities across different business sectors. He has also been involved in several M&A transactions, including share deals, asset deals and joint ventures, as well as participated in numerous legal due diligence processes. He provides day-to-day corporate and commercial assistance including in particular corporate governance, repatriation of cash to shareholders, creating and changing shareholding structures, as well as commercial contracts.

  • Complex reorganisation of an international corporate group operating worldwide in the food sector, including: (i) incorporation of Polish entities, (ii) division by separation of a Polish company and (iii) cross-border merger of a Polish and a Dutch company
  • Legal advice to an Asian company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange operating within the real estate, aviation, beverages and food chain sectors, on the cross-border reorganisation of entities belonging to the group, including (i) dissolution and liquidation of two Swiss branches of Polish subsidiaries and (ii) cross-border mergers of two Polish limited liability companies and two Hungarian limited liability companies, merger of Polish companies including work establishment transfer, preceded by transfer of assets and liabilities and sale of shares
  • Creation and implementation of a joint venture of a German and a French company operating within the global automotive sector including transfer of enterprise and creation of a new corporate governance structure of the joint-venture
  • Creation and implementation of a joint venture of a Polish and a German company operating within the IT logistics sector including transfer of enterprise connected with establishment of pledges, including registered pledges, and mortgages over the assets of the contributing entities; implementation and post-transactional advice
  • Numerous legal due diligence processes of any type (sell-side, buy-side, confirmatory, red flag, etc.) regarding entities operating within the private and public sector
  • Restructuring of an international corporate group from the automotive sector aimed at transferring employment establishments, transferring assets and liabilities, setting up and dissolving entities within the group
  • Carrying out of feasibility studies including potential restructuring scenarios together with their legal consequences
  • Assistance in numerous legal and tax restructurings including set-offs, remittances, assignment of rights and obligations, and discharging of duties
  • Legal advice regarding possible scenarios of repatriation of cash to the shareholders, including structuring of certain scenarios and analysing of their legal consequences
  • since 2019 JDP DRAPAŁA & PARTNERS
  • 2014–2019 PwC Legal Pawłowski, Żelaźnicki
  • 2012 Zawisny & Zawisny P.C., New York
  • 2011 T. Studnicki, K. Płeszka, Z. Ćwiąkalski, J. Górski
  • 2014–2017 Warsaw Bar Association, advocate trainee
  • 2013–2014 University of Warsaw, postgraduate studies, Corporate Law
  • 2008–2013 Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Cracow University in Cracow
  • Polish
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish