Paweł Zdort

Managing Partner

Management Committee

Paweł Zdort

Paweł Zdort is an attorney-at-law admitted to practice in Poland, a managing partner of Rymarz Zdort Maruta, and a co-head of the mergers and acquisitions practice.

Experience and education:

He joined the firm in 1996. Pawel is a renowned specialist in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and private equity transactions. His clients include public and private companies, private equity funds, underwriters and institutional clients from a variety of industries. He also has broad experience in corporate governance and hostile takeover defence issues. He graduated, with distinction, from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in 1998 and qualified as an attorney-at-law in 2003.

Awards and rankings:

For many years Paweł Zdort has been recognised by international legal rankings such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, PLC Which Lawyer? and Expert Guides, as well as the local legal rankings of a leading Polish daily, Rzeczpospolita, and the Polish edition of Forbes, as one of the leading lawyers in Poland for corporate and M&A, equity capital markets, private equity, and energy & natural resources.

The prestigious legal ranking publication Chambers & Partners has since 2007 ranked Paweł as one of the best specialists in Poland for corporate/M&A, capital markets and private equity, including currently ranking him in Band 1 for equity capital markets, corporate/M&A and private equity. According to recent reports, top-ranked Paweł Zdort is known for his strength in advising on a wide range of transactional matters for private equity houses, real estate companies and investors. He is widely recognised, with an impressed client noting that he is a very creative person who has strong interdisciplinary knowledge and leadership skills and who is helpful in difficult moments. He retains a top ranking for his ECM capabilities, regularly assisting both underwriters and issuers. Sources roundly praise his skills, also noting that he is “focused on how to solve legal issues and find the right balance between parties and a fair solution on difficult topics.”

Another prestigious legal ranking publication, The Legal 500, has many times ranked Paweł as a “Leading Individual” for equity capital markets and since 2018 it has ranked him in the same category for M&A and private equity.

Paweł Zdort has for many years been ranked as one of Poland’s best lawyers for stock exchange debuts, capital markets and securities as well as M&A and restructuring in the legal ranking prepared by Rzeczpospolita.

Recent news

Rymarz Zdort Maruta advises on sale of Akademeia Educational Group

12 January 2024

We are pleased to announce that we advised the founders of Akademeia Educational Group (“AEG”), which is active in the education sector and operates Akademeia High School in Warsaw (“AHS”) on the sale...

Rymarz Zdort Maruta advises on sale of Akademeia Educational Group

Rymarz Zdort Maruta advises Murapol S.A. on its IPO and listing on the WSE

19 December 2023

Rymarz Zdort Maruta provided legal advice on Polish law to Murapol S.A. (the “Company”), and its majority shareholder, AEREF V PL Investment S.à r.l., as the selling shareholder (the “Selling Sharehol...

Rymarz Zdort Maruta advises Murapol S.A. on its IPO and listing on the WSE
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