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Dr Piotr Sitnik LL.M.

Senior Associate

Piotr Sitnik is a member of the Corporate/M&A practice. He specialises in corporate and commercial contract advisory (including with a consumer element) as well as mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and reorganizations of capital groups and transnational conglomerates.

Piotr has handled a number of complex transactional processes comprising share and asset deals (including sales of businesses and going concerns), mergers, conversions and spin-offs, and coordinated due diligence processes.

He is also experienced in planning, coordinating and managing international reorganizations across multiple jurisdictions, and in helping international companies launch and run their operations in Poland.

Professional QualificationsAdvocate (Adwokat) registered with the Warsaw Bar Association of Advocates (Okręgowa Izba Adwokacka w Warszawie)


  • Advising General Electric Company and its subsidiaries on a wide range of reorganizations and restructurings, entailing mergers (including transborder), conversions, capitalizations and debt restructurings, spin-offs, share and asset deals.
  • Advising Danaher on multiple capitalizations, share emissions, shareholders’ agreements, investment agreements, intra-group credit instruments and cross-border conversions.
  • Advising Ecolab on multijurisdictional restructurings and reorganizations of subsidiaries and holding companies, entailing the coordination of international teams across multiple countries and specializations.
  • Advising a major pan-European, multi-technology, renewable energy developer on setting up a joint venture with a Polish vehicle, including a share sale, a joint venture agreement and a shareholders’ agreement.
  • Advising Medtronic on its acquisition of Medicrea, an AI-enabled spinal surgery company, and post-closing reorganizations, including asset and share deals and mergers.
  • Advising TIP Trailer Services, a truck trailer leasing company, in its acquisition of PEMA’s Polish business and post-closing reorganizations, entailing mergers and spin-offs. 
  • Advising Mavenir, an American telecommunications software manufacturer, on domestic and transborder mergers of subsidiaries.
  • Advising Marsh on multiple intra-group capitalizations, share and asset deals of multiple subsidiaries as pre-closing steps to exits, coordination of Europe-wide project management teams.
  • Advising Discovery Communications, a world-renowned media conglomerate, on reorganization processes involving companies from the TVN capital group in Poland.
  • Advising Avalara, an international provider of tax compliance software and automated solutions, on legal aspects of the company’s launch of operations in Poland, including the transborder provision of services, establishment of corporate presence and commercial contract and consumer law advisory.
  • Advising Terminal, a U.S. recruiting platform, on the planning and launch of operations in Poland, including the setting up of a locally incorporated entity and commercial contract advisory.
  • Polish
  • English
  • Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Doctor of Laws (PhD), 2022
  • Lazarski University, Master of Laws (MA), 2020
  • City, University of London, Master of Laws (LLM), 2019

    University College London, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), 2017

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Sworn translator of the English language (tłumacz przysięgły języka angielskiego) registered with the Ministry of Justice (Ministerstwo Sprawiedliwości)