Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek is a legal adviser and partner in charge of the firm’s M&A practice. She also leads the environmental law practice and heads the Poznań office. She provides legal support for M&A transactions and ongoing advice on corporate law.

In her long practice, she has advised on transactions and coordinated legal support for acquisition and sale of enterprises and assets as well as shares in companies, also in cooperation with foreign law firms on global transactions. She has taken part in many enterprise restructuring projects, including mergers and reorganisations. For many years, she has headed teams of lawyers conducting comprehensive due diligence projects.

She is involved in the activities of international associations, serving as chair of a committee at Lex Mundi (a network of renowned independent law firms throughout the world) and chair of the Servicing Industry Subcommittee at the Real Estate Committee of the International Bar Association, among other posts.

Ms Zielińska-Barłożek graduated in law from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (1996), where she also completed postgraduate studies in European law (2004). She was admitted to the Poznań Chamber of Legal Advisers in 1999.

She is the co-author of Mergers and Acquisitions Transactions (Warsaw 2011), Legal Risks in M&A Transactions (Warsaw 2013), and Environmental Law in M&A and Real Estate Transactions (Warsaw 2014), published by LexisNexis Polska in cooperation with Wardyński & Partners. Ms Zielińska-Barłożek has worked at Wardyński & Partners since 1997.