Monika Krzyszkowska-Dabrowska

Monika Krzyszkowska-Dabrowska

Head of Employment practice, Warsaw

“I am an employment lawyer with over 18 years of experience. I advise the leading Polish and international entities on employment and HR issues in both ongoing and transactional matters. I bring my extensive background to work with clients on their most challenging employment cases.”

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Published works

Overview

Monika Krzyszkowska-Dąbrowska is a Polish qualified lawyer (radca prawny) and Head of the Warsaw Employment Practice. She has over 18 years’ experience covering a broad spectrum of labour law issues, including: preparing and negotiating employee documentation, hiring at managerial level, carrying out individual and collective redundancies, relationships with employee representatives, proceedings concerning workplace discrimination, seconding employees as part of a provision of services and various types of employment restructurings. She is the author of a range of publications in both the local and foreign professional press in the field of employment law and has published, a commentary on amendments to the Labour Code, among others.

Work highlights:

Monika’s recent highlights includes advising:

  • in employment issues during M&A transactions, including: a leading producer and supplier of high quality products and systems for construction
  • an energy sector client on a whistleblowing case
  • an investment bank on a Brexit related matter
  • banks, pension companies, investment funds, insurance and reinsurance companies with regard to all employment issues concerning M&A transactions and related employment structuring
  • Clients in employment aspects of establishing and operations of their Shared Services Centres (SSC) in Poland, including preparing drafts of all employment documents related to start of operations
  • a Client in various organizational restructuring aspects of the project, including termination of key employees, drafting settlement agreements and providing advice on practical matters of the termination
  • a variety of Clients in day-to-day employment issues, including hiring of employees, drafting internal regulations, bonus and remuneration schemes, terms of employment and their change, employee relations management
  • a variety of Clients during COVID-19 situation, including reacting to COVID-19 cases, contacts with State Sanitary Inspectorate and State Labour Inspectorate, precaution measures, remote work arrangements, workplace management

Professional experience

Monika joined Linklaters as Head of Employment practice in November 2018. 

Education and qualifications

Monika studied law at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. 

She is a member of:

  • the European Employment Lawyers Association
  • the Management Board of the Polish Employment Law Association 

She speaks Polish and English.

 

Published works

Monika often gives lectures and speeches at employment conferences. She is also an author of numerous publications, articles and comments. The recent titles include: