partner, head of employment
Magdalena Szeptycka earned the title of an attorney at law in 2007, when she passed the exam, with honours, before the Council of the Regional Chamber of Attorneys at Law in Wroclaw. Prior to that, she graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. She has also completed the postgraduate “Intellectual Property Law” programme at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.
Specialty and professional interests
Magdalena Szeptycka specialises in individual and collective labour law.She provides comprehensive advisory services for HR departments in large international companies, draws up documents relating to collective labour law, contracts of employment, non-compete agreements and other agreements with employees, and deals with matters connected with international mobility and smart working. In her legal practice, Magdalena Szeptycka also works on problems relating to discrimination, workplace bullying and codes of ethics directed to employers and employees. Magdalena Szeptycka advises clients on issues connected with trade unions and other employees’ representatives and with the implementation of the Employee Capital Plans. Magdalena Szeptycka also represents clients in litigations as well as in proceedings before the National Labour Inspectorate.
Magdalena also has a long-term experience as a trainer delivering training courses in labour law.
In addition,Magdalena Szeptycka also drafts and reviews HR-related commercial contracts. Her interests also lie in intellectual property law and personal data protection.
Magdalena Szeptycka has been providing legal advisory services for business since 2001, originally as an in-house lawyer in a large business entity and later as an external advisor. Since March 2005, she has been working for Wiewiorski Legal, at first as a trainee attorney at law and now as a partner and head of the employment law practice. She advises clients from the SSC/BPO, IT, automotive, aviation, HVAC and industrial and machinery sectors as well as the financial service and hazardous materials transport industries.
The key projects in which Magdalena Szeptycka has participated:
- restructuring of employment (collective redundancies) in companies from the automotive and industrial and machinery sectors;
- transfer of employees in companies from the industrial and machinery and SSC/BPO sectors;
- tax optimisations of the employees' remuneration for clients from the IT sector;
- collective disputes in businesses from the automotive and household appliance production industries;
- litigations concerning the infringement of legal persons' personal rights as well as infringement of the non-competition clause after the termination of employment.
Languages and hobbies
Magdalena Szeptycka also provides legal assistance in English.