Jolanta Zarzecka-Sawicka

Partner, Attorney-at-law


For 20 years she has been advising employers in all aspects of labour law, both in individual and collective matters, including collective redundancies. She is a specialist in matters related to conclusion and termination of the employment relationship, including managerial contracts and non-competition agreements. She provides advice in matters connected with determination of the rules of remuneration, awards and bonuses as well as terms of severance payment.

Her experience includes preparation of contracts and agreements in the scope of employment and non-employment relationships (civil law relationships, B2B), corporate labour law regulations (work regulations, remuneration regulations, social fund rules, codes of ethics).

She is an expert in mobbing and discrimination-related matters, including sexual harassment (also acting in the capacity of a member of the committees appointed by employers to investigate defaults) and other compliance matters (e.g. breach of ethics, whistleblowers).

As regards merger and acquisition transactions, she participated in numerous due diligence projects, auditing labour law issues. She has experience in employment reorganisations (including collective redundancies, transfer of the employment undertaking and of employees).

In all the above labour law matters, she successfully represented employers in court proceedings (including two large banks).

Member of the Regional Bar Association in Poznań, of the European Employment Lawyers Association and Labour Law Association.

Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw, schools of English law (University of Cambridge in cooperation with the University of Warsaw) and American law (University of Florida in cooperation with the University of Warsaw) as well as the Summer Law School Columbia University (New York) at the University of Amsterdam.

She joined the Grant Thornton team in January 2022. Previously she worked in leading Warsaw law firms: international law firm Linklaters and then in Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz where she was a partner responsible for labour law practice.

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