attorney-at-law, partner


Attorney-at-law and PhD in legal sciences. Winner of a scholarship of the Prime Minister for outstanding scientific achievements. Author of numerous press publications including: Rzeczpospolita, Gazeta Prawna (Legal Gazette) and Monitor Prawa Pracy (Employment and Labor Law Gazette). Ranked in Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2010 and 2011 held by Chambers and Partners mentioned as “up-and-coming”. In the Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2012 ranked as “Band 4”, since 2013 until 2021 ranked as “Band 3”. The Legal 500 EMEA 2020 and 2021 recognized Patrycja Zawirska as a leading lawyer in Poland (Leading Individual). 

Seventeen years of experience in advising on labor and employment law matters. Partner – founder of Zawirska Gąsior in 2017. Previously, for four years she was a Head of Employment and Labor Law Department at K&LGates (currently DWF Poland) – as of counsel and then a partner. Before that, for six years she was associated with a leading niche law firm specializing in labor law (currently Raczkowski sp.k.), for the last year as a partner. Previously, she worked for two years in the Labor Law Department of one of the leading law firms in Poland (Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak), and before that, for two years she had been gaining experience in individual law firms.

Patrycja Zawirska specializes in complex restructuring processes, managing relations with employee representatives and in working time matters. She has a vast experience in ‘sensitive’ disputes with employees (work accidents, discrimination, mobbing, breach of enterprise secrets and ethical rules).

Languages: Polish, English.

+48 (22) 873 83 65
patrycja.zawirska@zawirska.com