Katarzyna Zwierz-Wilkocka

Radca prawny
Senior Associate
Practice Group Employment & Pensions

Katarzyna Zwierz-Wilkocka has over 12 years of professional experience in employment, company and data protection law as well as in litigation and arbitration proceedings. She specialises in individual and collective labour law matters and employment litigation. Katarzyna has comprehensive experience in employment restructuring, including transfers of employees, outsourcing and group dismissals. She deals with collective bargaining agreements, social packages and resolution of collective disputes. She has extensive experience in preparing and negotiating individual employment and management contracts, difficult redundancies of senior managers and protected workers as well as drafting internal regulations and other employment-related documentation. She also has experience in M&A transactions (including public companies) and numerous due diligence projects. Moreover, Katarzyna has comprehensive experience in litigation in labour, civil, commercial and unfair competition law.

Expertise

  • Employment & Pensions
  • Litigation, Arbitration & ADR
  • IT, Outsourcing & Data Privacy

Career

  • Legal studies at the University of Łódź (Poland)
  • Postgraduate studies on Polish and European Company Law at the School of Economics in Warsaw
  • Doctoral studies at the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Experience as a lawyer with international and Polish law firms
  • With Noerr since 2017

Selected Projects

  • Avnet Technology Solutions GmbH: advising the company on all aspects connected with the planned restructuration of Avnet Group, setting up sales operations Hub in Poland and transferring the organised part of the entity connected with this (2015-2016)
  • Gain Capital UL Ltd.: advising in connection with the liquidation of the company’s branch in Poland and conducting a collective redundancy procedure (2015)
  • Brady Corporation: advising in connection with redundancies connected with a reorganisation of the company (2015)
  • Dr Gerard sp. z o.o.: representing the company in numerous litigation proceedings regarding claims against the company by former employees and managers (2012-2016)
  • Bakalland S.A.: representing the company in litigation and arbitration proceedings regarding acts of unfair competition (2013-2016)
  • Next Bike S.A.: advising on data protection in connection with the company’s current and planned activities (2016)

Memberships

  • Warsaw Bar Association (OIRP)
  • Council of PhD students of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Selected Publications

  • "Getting the Deal Through – Labour and Employment - Poland" Law Business Research Ltd (2014)