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Tomasz Derda

Tomasz Derda


Tomasz Derda

Tomasz Derda has extensive experience in advising on general corporate matters, including restructurings, reorganisations, M&A transactions and due diligences of companies.

Tomasz focuses particularly on consumer goods and retail, energy & infrastructure, transport & logistics, as well as the private equity sector.

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Warsaw, Law and Administration Faculty 2000
  • University of Warsaw, Management Faculty 2003
  • University of Warsaw, Cours d'Introduction au Droit Français et Européen 2003
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2005
  • Admitted as a legal adviser (radca prawny) in Poland 2007

Professional bodies

  • Member of the Warsaw Council for Legal Advisors

Awards and citations

  • Tomasz Derda advises on transactional mandates across a number of different sectors, including private equity, healthcare and insurance. He is characterised by sources as a "sound and hard-working" practitioner.
    Chambers Global 2019, Corporate/M&A - Poland
  • Counsel Tomasz Derda advises on transactions as well as company restructurings with a focus on retail, transport, energy and private equity sectors. Clients describe him as "proactive" and "keen to get the deal done."
    Chambers Global 2018, Corporate /M&A - Poland
  • Counsel Tomasz Derda advises on transactions as well as restructurings and reorganisations. "He is enormously diligent and hard-working. He knows the M&A deals he is involved with every single detail. I have absolute trust that he will pick up every nuance," a client reports.
    Chambers Europe 2017
  • Counsel Tomasz Derda focuses on transactions and corporate advice, assisting clients in the consumer goods and retail sectors. Clients say he is "extremely diligent and committed."
    Chambers Europe 2016
  • Tomasz Derda "quickly understands the problem and gives clear explanations; I don't have to ask additional questions," says an interviewee, adding: "It is a pleasure working with him."
    Chamber Europe 2015
  • Tomasz Derda is a skilful practitioner who acts on the firm's major transactions.
    Chambers Europe 2014