Marcin leads SSW’s Labour Law practice. He has over 15 years’ professional experience. Marcin specialises in advising on both individual and collective labour law. He advises clients on selecting optimal forms of employment, designing and implementing corporate labour law regulations, structuring, reorganising and reducing employment. He also advises on labour law issues which arise during restructurings and M&A transactions.

He is also experienced in corporate law. He advises clients on complex issues regarding the structure and internal organization of enterprises, implementing and enforcing corporate governance principles, the status, employment and liability of the members of governing bodies and management staff. He provides ongoing advice on relocating employees to Poland and legalising their residence and employment in Poland. He represents clients in labour law disputes, during both the pre-court and litigation stages. He conducts workshops on labour law for corporate management boards and management staff. Marcin’s clients include entities which have a variety of ownership structures and which operate in numerous business sectors (inc: IT, new technologies, production, FMCG).

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  • Master’s degree in Law, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan


  • English

Selected projects

  • Advising a leading chain of convenience stores on labour law issues concerning the relocation of a logistics centre
  • Advising on structuring the working time of offshore employees involved in constructing a wind farm in the Baltic Sea
  • Advising a major bank on group layoffs
  • Advising on labour law and immigration issues concerning the relocation of employees from Belarus and Ukraine to Poland (IT sector)
  • Supporting clients from the production and transport sectors with negotiations and consultations with trade unions (company regulations, individual and group layoffs)
  • Advising on delegating construction workers and support departments from Poland to EU and non-EU countries
  • Conducting numerous audits and due diligence studies as part of M&A and PE/VC transactions
  • Advising on legal issues affecting spin-off transactions
  • Developing an employment strategy and supporting the negotiation of contracts with management board members and key personnel (production, transport, consulting, IT)
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  • Advising on developing and implementing an ESOP strategy (clients from the new technologies sector)
  • Representing an employer in a complex dispute regarding unequal treatment in terms of remuneration
  • Representing a manager in a precedent-setting dispute over compensation for unlawful dismissal (compensation under the Labour Code and general principles)
  • Advising on labour law issues affecting the start of operations of the client’s global IT HUB located in Poland (European leader in the heating and ventilation systems market)
  • Advising a leading outsourcing services company on its model for outsourcing health care services
  • Coordinating comprehensive labour law advice given to several companies (with approx. 1,500 employees in total) for a group within the production and chemical industry
  • Advising a global oilfield company on pre-litigation issues concerning claims initiated by a group of employees, regarding overtime pay
  • Advising on legalising the residency and work in Poland of employees seconded to Poland from Ukraine, Belarus, Turkey, Japan and South Korea
  • Advising on creating Employee Capital Plans (several dozen clients employing over 10,000 employees in total)
  • Supporting a heating company during a PIP inspection aimed at reclassifying several dozen B2B contracts as employment contracts