Rafał Rapala

Attorney at Law, Partner, Head of Corporate Practice, Shareholders Conflicts

Rafał Rapala
+48 22 326 9600

Rafał advises clients on many aspects of corporate law, corporate ownership conflicts, joint ventures, ownership, financial and property restructuring involving numerous parties. He is one of the leading Polish lawyers in corporate and M&A, JVA projects, equity capital markets, private equity transactions, and in the restructuring projects of capital groups.

Rafał specialises in complex, high-profile public and private equity offerings and M&A transactions (including tender offers for the sale of shares), JVAs, as well as in general corporate practice, including advising on corporate governance matters. He has extensive experience in advising and leading international teams of lawyers providing advisory services to companies, financial institutions, or private equity investors.

His clients include, among others, companies from the FMCG, food and beverage, media and advertising, chemical, automotive, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics industry, military, shipbuilding, hightech, IT, fintech and real estate sectors, as well as banks and financial institutions.

For many years Rafał has been recommended by international legal rankings such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, PLC Which Lawyer?

Languages: Polish, English.

Membership: The Warsaw Bar of Legal Advisors.

Education: UMCS University in Lublin (Master of Law, 1999).

Recommendations: Rafał Rapala is a recommended lawyer in Commercial, Corporate and M&A by Legal 500 EMEA ranking and in Commercial sector by Global Law Experts. He is regularly recommended by PLC Which Lawyer and IFLR1000.