The founding partner of Woźniak Legal, Grzegorz's clients consist of businesses and private clients. He advises a diverse range of Polish and non-Polish enterprises on their investments and operations in Poland and abroad. Grzegorz’s special areas of expertise are acquisitions, buy-outs, business start-ups, investments, SMEs, private equity and compliance issues as well as dispute resolution, in particular post-transactional litigation. Grzegorz was involved in many high-profile court cases, including some of the most significant bet-the-firm litigation and class action matters.
Grzegorz also has significant experience in property restitution claims. He represented foreign families in cases seeking compensation or the return of immovable properties and businesses nationalised by the Polish communist government just after World War II.
Grzegorz also advises private clients on a variety of matters, including cross-border succession, family governance, divorce, child custody and holding structures for multi-jurisdictional assets. He is named as a leading private client lawyer in Poland in Chambers HNW and the Legal 500 directories. Sources regard him to be "highly professional and knowledgeable".
Grzegorz is also a member of the law firm management committee of the International Bar Association. He speaks on dispute resolution, law firm management and restitution of property in Poland.
Prior to establishing Woźniak Legal, between 1993 – 2007 Grzegorz worked as a senior associate at Allen & Overy in Warsaw.
Grzegorz speaks English and Italian.
Grzegorz Woźniak is an excellent professional who is focused on strategy. His considerable influence, his experience, his knowledge, and his swiftness in understanding relevant information and visualising new perspectives are his biggest qualities.
The Legal 500, 2021