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Peers repeatedly highlight “top-notch” boutique Raczkowski as a major force in Poland.

Led by the amazing” and larger than life” Bartłomiej Raczkowski, the firm forms part of the Ius Laboris network, thereby offering it a global footprint through its connection with allied firms.

Non-alliance firms, including major international names with a heavy focus on employment law, also rely on the team for issues impacting clients’ workforces in Poland.


The firm provides assistance to clients across the gamut of HR-related issues, including advisory and contentious support. In addition, it is able to advise on public relations issues associated with workforce changes or disputes.

Aside from advising on the employment aspects of corporate transactions – such as transfers of undertaking or restructuring processes – advisory work for the group includes data protection, intellectual property concerns, non-compete arrangements, overtime, and absenteeism. Other areas of expertise include outsourcing and temporary employment contracts, immigration issues, and incentives and pensions.

The firms labour relations practice extends to issues relating to partially state-owned entities. The team leads on negotiations with unions on matters ranging from the establishment of collective agreements through to restructuring processes, collective layoffs, and transfers of undertaking. This also includes advice on disputes and prevention of industrial action. 

The firm is also well-versed in health and safety issues. As part of its services, the team provides risk audits, support during labour ministry inspections, and representation in workplace accident claims.

The group also includes specialists dedicated to internal investigations following misconduct allegations, such as claims of discrimination or harassment. Additionally, the firm offers in-house training for key HR issues.

Other key names

  • Katarzyna Dobkowska
  • Łukasz Kuczkowski
  • Dominika Dörre-Kolasa
  • Katarzyna Serwińska
  • Iwona Jaroszewska-Ignatowska
  • Janusz Tomczak
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