Dominika Szachniewicz

Legal advisor

Contact details

T +48 71 3265140
F +48 71 3265141

Main areas
  • Employment
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Contracts and Standard Terms
  • Insolvency and Restructuring


Dominika Szachniewicz is registered as a Legal advisor since 2008. She advises domestic and foreign companies on labour law, as well as on matters connected with procedural law and law of contracts.  She is a member of labour law department at SDZLEGAL SCHINDHELM.

Within the area of labour law Dominika Szachniewicz prepares drafts of:  employment contracts, contracts concluded with members of management board and managers, non-competition contracts, other additional documents for the purpose of employment contracts, companies’ internal sources of law.

Dominika Szachniewicz also advises on matters connected with termination of employment contracts,  including  preparation of drafts of: notices of employment contracts termination, agreements of parties. 

Dominika Szachniewicz represents employers and employees before labour courts.

Dominika Szachniewicz advises also Polish and foreign companies within the field of civil law, on issues connected with procedural law and litigations, as well as on issues concerning bankruptcy and reorganization law.

Dominika Szachniewicz holds trainings on labour law and is an author of publications on labour and civil law.


  • Advising leading companies active in Lower Silesia and in Poland.
  • Effective representation of clients in cases concerning labour law issues, including successful representation of leading companies in cases concerning labour law.
  • Effective representation of clients before courts in civil law cases including litigations against one of the main insurance companies in Poland.
  • Preparing legal opinions on the issues concerning labour and civil law.


Dominika Szachniewicz is legal advisor at SDZLEGAL SCHINDHELM law firm from august 2012.

During the years 1998-2003 she has been studying law at the Faculty of Law, Management and Economics at the University of Wrocław.

Between 2004-2008 she completed her subsequent lawyer training at the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Opole. Since 2010 she has been registered in the list of legal advisors at District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Opole.

During the years 2002 -2012 she cooperated with a law firm, and then with legal office and she provided advisory on procedural law, labour law, civil law, law of commercial contracts. After becoming a legal advisor she represented clients within court proceedings in civil law cases, labour law cases and commercial cases.