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Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk

Senior Associate

Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk
English, Polish, German
Practice Group

As a senior associate in the Corporate Department, responsible for our Employment Practice, Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk joined the firm’s Warsaw office in 1999.

Agnieszka advises clients in the fields of labor law, commercial law, and civil law. She focuses on labor law and agreements with senior management, group layoffs, the statutory rights of trade unions, and transfer of the work establishment. Agnieszka provides also advice on the establishment and regular operation of companies, commercial agreements, and corporate governance. In addition, she is involved in M&A projects, coordinates the work of the teams conducting due diligence exercises and advises on the employment aspects of M&A transactions. Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk also represents clients before Polish courts in cases concerning labor and civil law. 

She is the author of articles on labor and commercial law, and gives lectures in labor law, inter alia at the MBA programme at the French Institute of Management (Francuski Instytut Zarzadzania), and at Fleet Academy. She is recommended by Legal 500. Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk is a member of the Warsaw Bar Association and the Labor Law Association. She speaks English and German.

'Team head Marek Wroniak has ‘excellent business acumen and soft skills’, and senior associate Agnieszka Szczodra-Hajduk is valued for her ‘proactive approach’.

Legal 500 EMEA 2013

Representative experience

Advising CIBER on the transaction covering the transfer of organized part of Polish enterprise (IT outsourcing business).

Advising eBay on employment issues, including working hours, termination principles, employee leaves and benefits, health and safety issues.

Advising Grohe on commercial and employment issues including employees' benefits, contracts with key managers and various corporate issues.

Advising Kantar Media on working time systems, possible form of employment and contracts for senior management.

Advising Schulke Polska (Air Liquide Group) on senior management litigation in Poland.

Advising Telecity Group on an M&A transaction in Poland, implementation of global compliance policies and regulations, in particular concerning whistleblowing and anti-bribery issues.

Advising Texas Instruments on Polish employment law, in particular on non-competition covenants, working time systems and overtime work.

Advising Agila (Mylan Group) on implementation of Bylaws, restrictive covenants, in particular global confidentiality agreements, non-solicitation and non-competition obligations.

Advising CTEK on the process of group lay-offs and liquidation of the Polish subsidiary.

Advising TI Automotive on cross-border aspects of employment law, in particular on global confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.

Education and admissions


  • LL.M., Europe University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), 1999
  • Scholarship, University in Utrecht, 1999
  • MA Law, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, 1998


  • The Employment Law Association, 2014
  • Member, The Warsaw Bar Association, 2001

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • The Warsaw Bar Association

Court admissions

  • Poland



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