Bird & Bird appoints white-collar crime expert Paweł Sawicki as partner in Warsaw

International law firm Bird & Bird appoints white-collar crime expert Paweł Sawicki as a partner in Warsaw. Paweł will be joining along with a team, which includes associate Maria Najfeld.

Paweł is a white-collar crime litigator with 20 years of experience and has spent the last four years managing dispute resolution and white-collar crime teams in some of the leading Polish law firms. He specialises in criminal litigation with a focus on investigations, compliance and white-collar crime. Paweł handles projects aimed at detecting and preventing misconduct, abuse of power, misappropriation of assets and corruption. He also advises on compliance and cyber security issues, as well as whistleblowing.

Paweł’s appointment is part of Bird & Bird’s strategy to continue to grow its Dispute Resolution practice in Poland, expanding the firm’s capabilities in white-collar crime.

Sophie Eyre and Evelyn Tjon-En-Fa, co-heads of Bird & Bird’s international Dispute Resolution practice, comment: “We’re thrilled to welcome Paweł to Bird & Bird. His experience in regulatory disputes and white-collar crime, combined with our existing forensic team in Poland, bolsters our unique offering not only for the local market but also for our growing and highly rated cross-border Civil Fraud, Investigations and White Collar Crime group across the whole of Bird & Bird’s international network.

Slawomir Szepietowski, head of Bird & Bird in Poland, says: “I am delighted to have Paweł join our Warsaw office as we continue to develop our Dispute Resolution practice in Poland. Paweł’s extensive litigation experience together with his knowledge of the Polish law enforcement processes, will allow us to continue to advise clients across a range of industries.

Paweł himself, adds: “I am very excited to join Bird & Bird’s network and work with my colleagues to advise clients on international litigations and investigations.


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