Robert Szyszko

Rok urodzenia



  • Polish


  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • włoski


  • bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings
  • commercial agreements in general
  • company law
  • competition
  • finance, banking
  • mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • real estate, construction

Professional certification

Legal Counsel


  • 17.04.2018: Ph.D at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Faculty of Law and Administration, Chair of Civil Commercial and Insurance Law, under the tutoring of Prof. T.Sójka ( specialization: Company and Commercial Law);
  • 10.2016-10.2017: Accountancy and Corporate Finance – postgraduate studies at Warsaw School of Economics (Szkoła Główna Handlowa) in Warsaw;
  • 05.2008-present: Admission to the Bar of Legal Advisors (District Chamber: Warsaw);
  • 04.2005-05.2006: Postgraduate studies in Real Estate Evaluation under the tutoring of Prof. A. Hopfer;
  • 2002: Master of Law (University of Szczecin; specialization: Commercial Law).

Professional career

  • 2012 – present: Legal advisor solo practice in Warsaw;
  • 03.2020 – present: Commercial Law lecturer at the University of Economics and Human Sciences in Warsaw (English-language studies);
  • 11. 2014 – present: Of counsel at SMML Legal in Warsaw (former: Sójka, Maciak, Mataczyński Law Firm);
  • 05.2011 – present: Lecturer at Warsaw District Bar of Legal Advisors (Company Law course for legal trainees).

Arbitration experience

Acting on behalf of parties in numerous arbitration proceedings.

Membership in organizations

  • Member of the Bar of Legal Advisors (District Chamber: Warsaw)


  1. Commentary editor on “Limited partnership. Commentary on Commercial Companies Code (with focus on strutures” sp. z o.o. sp.k, P.S.A. sp.k. oraz sp.j. sp.k.)” with M. Asłanowicz, A.Borys, I.Gil, S.Hońko, J. Jerzmanowski, K. Kleszczewski, D. Kupryjańczyk, W. Majkowski, P. Szala, R.Szyszko, D. Wójtowicz. 2021, Warsaw;
  2. “Shareholders’ agreements, investment agreements, joint- venture agreement and other subtypes of the civil partnership agreement – remedies in case of breach thereof by party”. 2019, Warsaw;
  3. „Limited joint-stock partnership with limited liability company as the sole general partner” 2011, Warsaw;
  4. M. Gutowski Commentary on the Civil Code. Second volume. Commentary on articles art. 450-1088. 2019, Warsaw 2016, C.H.Beck. Co-Author of commentary on the civil law partnership regulations;
  5. “Advance dividend payments at limited liability company” (part one Monitor Prawniczy 15/2019, part two Monitor Prawniczy 16/2019, part three Monitor Prawniczy 17/2019);
  6. Insolvency of commercial company pursuant to the regulations of article 11 section 2-5 of Insolvency Law – interpretation taking into account the regulations of the Accounting Law Act. 2019 Warsaw.