Izba Gospodarcza

Gessel, Koziorowski Sp. k.

GESSEL distinguished by Chambers Europe 2020

The Chambers Europe 2019 ranking yet again affirms the strong market standing of our firm, highlighting three of our departments and according seven individual recommendations to our lawyers. 


Chambers Europe 2019 distinguishes GESSEL in the categories of:

  • Capital Markets 
  • Corporate/M&A 
  • Private Equity 


 Dr Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz  is named in Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators, Leszek Koziorowski and  Krzysztof Marczuk – in Capital Markets,  Małgorzata BadowskaMaciej Kożuchowski and Marcin Macieszczak – in Corporate/M&A. Marcin Macieszczak has also been distinguished in the Private Equity category.


We are honoured by the commentary collated by Chambers Europe:


Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz is a regular panel appointee in arbitral proceedings. A source enthuses: “She acted for many years as a transactional lawyer, so has a good focus on the deals and how to settle them,” adding that “she is very much business-oriented. She helps to settle a dispute effectively.”


Leszek Koziorowski is an ECM lawyer assisting mid-sized companies with their preparation for domestic IPOs. Market commentators credit him for his long-standing practice and practical experience.


Marcin Macieszczak is a reputed practitioner with a clientele of domestic private equity funds for whom he acts on mid-market transactions. Clients appreciate him for his attentiveness, one calling him “highly responsive.”


Marcin Macieszczak ‘s remit stretches from acquisitions and sales to investments and management buyouts, acting for clients hailing from the healthcare, pharmaceutical and private equity sectors. One client reports that “he understands the business, but the focus on the customer is what we appreciated the most,” explaining that he is “interested in what we wanted to achieve.”


Maciej Kożuchowski is valued by market commentators for his co-operative manner, one observing how he makes it “easy to find common solutions and a common understanding.” He has been highly active of late for several financial services clients.


Małgorzata Badowska goes up in the rankings this year following strong client feedback and market visibility. As well as assisting with acquisitions and investments, she also advises clients on corporate structuring. Sources highlight her for her creative and out-of-the-box approach.


Krzysztof Marczuk enters the table this year following positive market feedback and visibility on the firm’s key deals. He handles ECM matters, including prospectus preparation and stock exchange listings as well as public tender offers. He acts for a clientele of mid-market companies in healthcare and real estate.