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Katarzyna Urbanska

Senior Associate
Fax +48.22.653.4250
Katarzyna Urbańska practices law in the Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions department of the K&L Gates Warsaw office. Her practice focuses on a broad range of corporate and commercial transactional matters, which include advising on mergers and acquisitions, offset law, public procurement law, as well as assisting domestic and foreign companies with their commercial operations in Poland. She has experience in performing due diligence investigations, negotiating and executing lease contracts and real estate sale and purchase agreements. She also regularly assists clients with respect to general corporate matters.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Katarzyna Urbańska practiced in a medium sized Polish law firm specializing in commercial litigation, dispute resolution and general corporate matters.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Advocate in the Warsaw Bar of Advocates
  • Advised one of the world's largest construction and engineering companies during the process of constructing the first liquefied natural gas terminal (LNG) in Swinoujscie in Poland.
  • Advised one of the leading publishing syndicate in acquiring shares of a company operating the largest Polish social networking site, including conducting due diligence and drafting and negotiating share purchase agreement.
  • Advised a leading European operator of car parks in the acquisition of a Polish enterprise operating numerous car parks all over Poland, including conducting due diligence and drafting and negotiating share purchase agreement.
  • Advised and assisted foreign companies in offset negotiations with the Polish government and in the process of offset agreements’ performance.
  • Advising a leading global aircraft manufacturer in the tender for delivery of multi-role helicopters for the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland.
  • Represented a prominent German company specializing in the design, construction and operation of drinking water supply and waste water treatment plants in review proceedings before the National Appeals Chamber against decisions of contracting authorities undertaken in public procurement proceedings
  • Advised an international company providing engineering, consulting and project management services in infrastructure projects in multiple review proceedings before the National Appeals Chamber.
  • Performed a due diligence investigation of a public tender conducted by a leading Polish insurance company.
  • Advised foreign and Polish companies in various corporate matters.
  • Advised a foreign bank in negotiations, drafting and executing lease agreements of real estate in Poland.
  • Advised a foreign entity in the process of executing lease agreement and later in the purchase of a real estate for the purpose of running a school, including drafting and negotiating the lease agreement and the real estate purchase agreement.  
  • Advised a medical company with respect to their planned entrance onto the Polish market.
  • Performed due diligence inspections of business activity of different enterprises, real estates, including a legal due diligence of a wind farm project.