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Edyta Krukowska-Szczerba

Senior Associate
Fax +48.22.653.4250
Edyta Krukowska-Szczerba is an Advocate and cooperates as a Senior Associate with the innovative energy and environmental protection team of K&L Gates' Warsaw office. She has taken part in numerous projects related to energy law, including acquisition of energy companies, as well as in transactions regarding financing of entrepreneurs including target companies operating wind farms. Edyta Krukowska-Szczerba has organized and has been a team leader in due diligence processes of energy projects.

Edyta Krukowska-Szczerba provides day-to-day services to numerous limited liability and joint stock companies, both with Polish and foreign capital. She advises also in wide range of matters related to labor law and employment of foreigners. She has taken part in numerous negotiations with trade unions regarding collective bargaining agreements, social packages and voluntary redundancy programs. She has extensive experience in obtaining work and residence permits for foreigners in Poland.

She also represents clients before the courts and administrative authorities.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, she completed periods of training at the Warsaw offices of other leading international law firms. She also cooperated with the labor department of the Law Clinic at Warsaw University.


  • Legal 500 EMEA, Employment, 2013, recommended

Assistance in energy field:

  • Due diligence of energy companies
  • Acquisition of over a dozen wind farms from a Spanish operator
  • Transactions of energy sources’ financing
  • Disputes regarding permits for energy sources (e.g. building permits, zooning permits)

Assistance in acquisition and post-acquisition labor and employment matters:

  • Due diligence of employment matters
  • Negotiating with trade unions
  • Drafting employment and social guarantees packages, amendments to Collective Bargaining Agreements, employment and non-compete contracts, voluntary redundancy programs and work and remuneration regulations

Assistance to clients with regard to various labor issues:

  • Numerous presentations on labor law issues
  • Analysis of redundancies and discrimination issues
  • Analysis of issues associated with the employee recruitment process (manpower control and discrimination aspects)
  • Analysis of issues regarding storage of personal files of employees and data protection
  • Preparation of documents associated with termination of employment contracts

Assistance in other matters:

  • Anti-trust due diligence
  • Draft financing documentation