Małgorzata Mroczek | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Małgorzata Mroczek
 Małgorzata Mroczek

Małgorzata Mroczek

Associate, Warsaw

T +48 22 50 50 181

E mmroczek@whitecase.com

Overview

Małgorzata Mroczek focuses on labor law, corporate matters and M&A projects. Since 2010 she has been leading the employment law practice.

During almost eleven years of practice, Małgorzata Mroczek has gained comprehensive experience while advising clients on the employee aspects of M&As and public listing of companies as well as post-transactional employment issues and employment restructuring. She participated in negotiations with trade organizations regarding among others voluntary leave programs and social packages in connection with new acquisitions.

Małgorzata Mroczek specializes in development of management contracts for the key employees of the private companies, banks and State Treasury companies.

She also advised on questions connected with activity of work agencies and cross border employees assignment as well as social security aspects of employment in several jurisdictions.

Małgorzata Mroczek experience includes also day-to-day labor law services to companies such as among others optimization of employment forms and terms and developing of employment contracts and internal employment law regulations.

Malgorzata Mroczek experience also includes legal advice on renewal energy sector transactions. Malgorzata has advised a German bank on the financing of five Polish wind farm projects with an overall power of about 180 MW by carrying out a bank due diligence for each project, rendering advice and supporting the sponsor in negotiations with the relevant parties in order to amend the project agreements.

Prior to joining White & Case, Małgorzata Mroczek gained international experience through several internships in, inter alia, German law firms and in Deutsche Post World Net, where she rendered advice with respect to transfers of business and other labor law matters.

Bars and Courts

  • Legal Adviser, Regional Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw

Education

  • LLM, Postgraduate studies in Comparative Law, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • LLM, Faculty of Law and Administration, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin School of Law
  • Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw, School of German and European Law (in cooperation with University of Bonn)

Languages

  • Polish
  • English
  • German

Experience

PGNiG S.A.

Advised PGNiG S.A., a natural gas and crude oil prospecting and extracting company, on the employment aspects of the process of consolidation of its six subsidiaries engaged in gas pipeline network management and gas distribution. Transaction value (equivalent to the share capital of the acquiring company after the merger): PLN10.5 billion.

British United Provident Association Limited

Advised The British United Provident Association Limited (Bupa), the international healthcare group, on employment aspects in connection with an acquisition of LUX MED Group, the largest private healthcare provider in Poland, for €400 million. The transaction was the largest private equity transaction in Poland in 2012.

Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa

Advised on employment aspects in connection with the IPO of one of the major Polish coal mines on the WSE. The transaction was the largest privatisation and IPO in Poland in 2011, the fourth largest IPO in the history of the WSE, and the second largest European IPO in the first half of 2011.

Lubelski Węgiel "Bogdanka" S.A.

Assisted client in its IPO, the largest on the WSE in first half of 2009 with a value over PLN 500 million (USD$156 million), also it was a first IPO of a Polish coal mine on the WSE.

Telekomunikacja Polska S.A.

Advised TP S.A. (the Polish largest telecom provider), on employment aspects in connection with their €426 million sale of TP EmiTel, a subsidiary of the network operator, to Warsaw-based Kapiri Investments, which is owned by Montagu Private Equity.

Złomrex S.A.

Advised Zlomrex S.A. (the largest steel manufacturer and distributor in Poland), on employment aspects in the sale of Cognor's (a listed Polish steel company and Złomrex majority-owned subsidiary) assets in Poland (steel distribution network) to ArcelorMittal Steel Poland, as well as in the sale of shares in Cognor Stahlhandel GmbH (Austrian subsidiary of Cognor S.A.) to Vienna-based funds. The value of the sale of Cognor's assets to ArcelorMittal Steel Poland was about €40 million (PLN 149 million), and the value of the sale of Cognor Stahlhandel GmbH was about €33 million (PLN 128 million).

DZ Bank Polska S.A.

Advised DZ Bank Polska S.A. in connection with the sale of an organized part of the banking enterprise of DZ Bank Polska S.A. The transaction concerned the sale of assets and assumption of obligations by the purchaser.

Euromedic International

Advised the client, a leading pan-European medical service provider, on the acquisition of 100% stake in NU-MEDIC Pracownie Diagnostyczne Sp. z o.o. (a company operating seven diagnostic centers in northern Poland) and one diagnostic center from NU-Med Grupa S.A.

Ruch S.A.

Advised a private equity fund in connection with the public tender announced on July 2010, for 100% of the outstanding shares of Ruch S.A., a Polish listed company being a leading Polish newspaper retailer. Value of the transaction would exceed: PLN 630 million (€158 million).