Employees are a precious asset of every company – we have it in mind when providing foreign and domestic employers with advice. We support them regarding relations with employees or employee representatives. We keep track of the changing labor code, and we make sure that our clients are well-prepared for any changes that come.


General Labor Law Advice

Human resource management requires not only a detailed knowledge of Polish and EU law, but also knowledge of the current case law of Polish and EU courts. Following the frequent changes in legislation and case law is a complex task that requires the knowledge and experience that our team possesses. The K&P team, collaborating on a day-to-day basis with human resources departments and management staffs, provides comprehensive daily legal services in all areas related to employment.

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Management Contracts

We offer our clients comprehensive assistance in creating and modifying any provisions of civil law contracts, including management contracts, as well as bonus programs for management staff and other employees, policies regarding the use of company cars, or non-competition agreements. We offer tax-efficient solutions, tailored to individual needs, taking into account the specificity of a given business activity.

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Labor Cost Optimization

The K&P employment law team have, for many years, been advising both Polish and foreign entrepreneurs on how to reduce labor costs without losing valuable employees. We have built solid experience during the implementation of numerous projects related to labor cost optimization.

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Employment Restructuring

Our team of lawyers has been involved in numerous projects, including advice on employment restructuring related to, among others, winding-up of branch offices, relocation of workplace offices and limiting the scope of the employer’s activity. We offer our clients comprehensive advice related to individual and group redundancies and support in negotiations.

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Labor Litigation

Fast and effective settlement of employment disputes enables our clients to focus on their core business and prevents escalation of conflicts between employees and employers. Thanks to understanding our clients’ needs we provide our clients with comprehensive assistance both at the pre-litigation stage, but also during court proceedings. Our employment litigation group has wide experience handling complex employment cases and delivers practical and effective solutions at every level of employment disputes.

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Związek Pracodawców Polskich Parków Narodowych

Representation of an employers’ association in negotiations with trade unions on a sectoral collective labor agreement, concluded by reaching the final wording of the agreement. Legal advice in the phase of registration of the agreement by the Ministry of Labor.


Drawing up a group redundancies schedule as well as advice on and development of comprehensive documentation at all stages of collective redundancies, negotiations of the rules and regulations of collective redundancies with employees’ representatives.

Lohmann & Rauscher

Advice on the transfer of employees after mergers, analysis of the risks and conducting due diligence in connection with entering into civil law contracts by the company.

Our Leaders

Anna Gwiazda

Anna Gwiazda


Head of Practice

phone +48 22 326 9600
mobile +48 660 765 903

Joanna Ostojska-Kołodziej, PhD

Joanna Ostojska-Kołodziej, PhD


phone +48 22 326 9600
mobile +48 668 886 362

Anna Golenia

Anna Golenia

Senior Associate

phone +48 22 326 9600
mobile +48 728 432 417

Latest news

4 Apr 2020

Economic downtime or reduced working time

Salary subsidies for employees affected by economic downtime or reduced working time.   Kochański & Partners, on behalf of its Clients, have already successfully submitted the first applications for salary subsidies under the so-called “Anti-Crisis Shield”. The basic assumptions of this scheme and its benefits for Businesses are presented below.   Conditions for obtaining funding […]
26 Mar 2020

Anti-crisis shield – salary subsidy scheme

Current as of 23 March 2020 (draft Amendment to the Act on Special Arrangements for the Prevention, Control and Management of COVID‑19, Other Infectious Diseases and the Resulting Emergencies, and Certain Other Acts, the “Bill”) Consultations are ongoing on draft new regulations to introduce anti-crisis shield solutions. Many employers are eagerly anticipating the details of […]

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