Anna Zmitrowicz

Anna Zmitrowicz

Associate
Baker McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Biography

Anna Zmitrowicz is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Warsaw office. She graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of Warsaw University in 2014 and joined the Firm the same year, being a member of the Firm's global M&A group since then. Anna is a corporate transactional lawyer with a strong commercial bacground. She has recently engaged in the Firm's CG&R Cosmetics Working Group.

Practice Focus

Anna focuses her practices on corporate and commercial legal matters, with a particular focus on M&A, private equity and joint venture transactions, reorganizations, as well as business expansions of Polish entrepreneurs.

In her practice, she advises clients on a broad range of transactions, particularly in e-commerce, consumer goods, manufacturing and healthcare sectors, as well as corporate and commercial litigation and day-to-day corporate maintenance. Anna has successfully led a number of complex, high value and multi-tasking, domestic and cross-border projects and has a wide experience in corporate reorganizations (both domestic and cross-border), particular in relation to mergers, demergers, spin-offs, carve-outs, joint venture and corporate transformations.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd., an Asian government-linked investment company on the acquisition of a portfolio of logistics assets located in Poland, Germany and the United States, with a total deal value in excess of USD 900 million.
  • Advised Polish growing mobile devices gaming company on the acquisition of a local gaming third party provider.
  • Advised on numerous domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, both on buy and sell side; multiple transactions in various sectors, including real estate, investment, IT, food, consumer goods, services and manufacturing.
  • Coordinated various local reorganizations (mergers, demergers, spin-offs, carve-outs, transformations, etc.) and advised on Polish aspects of global reorganization projects, including pre-transaction restructurings, post-acquisition integrations and non-transactional transformations (numerous sectors, including IT, healthcare, finance, insurance, automotive, industrial and manufacturing).
  • Acted for multinational IT, automotive and healthcare corporations in acquisitions and post-acquisition integrations of the acquired companies.
  • Advised numerous foreign clients on Polish aspects of distribution relationships; ensured comprehensive legal asistance in relation to entering into and/or terminating distribution arrangements.
  • Advised a leading automotive corporation on a number of cash repatriation projects involving their Polish subsidiaries.
  • Advised Polish clients in negotiating and executing complex commercial leases and equipment supply agreements, and a full range of corporate and commercial matters.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Warsaw Bar Association - Member

Admissions

  • Poland (2019)

Education

  • Warsaw University (Master of Laws) (2014)

Languages

  • English
  • Polish
Co-author, "Zjednoczone Emiraty Arabskie i Iran: Ryzyko prawne wejścia na rynek." (United Arab Emirates and Iran: Legal risk of entering the market.), Poland, Go Global Magazine, 1 (07), 2016