Aleksander Braksator

Aleksander Braksator

Senior Associate

Aleksander specialises in all aspects of global, European and national competition law and foreign investment, with a particular focus on global merger control and behavioural matters.
He regularly advises on complex domestic and international projects, and has particular experience in the oil & gas, energy, technology and retail sectors. He also has an extensive experience in building tailor-made antitrust compliance programs and conducting antitrust trainings.


Representative matters

  • Aramco on a number of global transactions, including on its investment in Poland’s refining, wholesale, and jet fuel marketing segments through a number of acquisitions from PKN Orlen.
  • Tesco on the sale of its business in Poland to Salling Group A/S.
  • Ørsted on a joint venture with PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna for the development, construction and operation of two offshore wind projects in the Baltic Sea, with a total potential capacity of up to 2.5GW.
  • CVC Capital Partners and its portfolio company Stock Spirits Group on the acquisition of Bialy Bocian.

Speaking Engagements

  • Panellist, Standard Essential Patents and compulsory licenses, Challenges for the intellectual property system in Poland, May 2023
  • Panellist, Duty to license SEPs and the Level of Licensing, Emerging issues in licensing and enforcement Standard Essential Patents, September 2023


  • The Ministry of Economic Development and Technology’s award for the best PhD dissertation on IP law, Polish Patent Office, 2022



Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law, 2022 (Attorney-at-law)


PhD, Law, University of Warsaw, 2021

MA, Finance and Accounting, Warsaw School of Economics, 2017

MA, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw, 2016

BA, International Economics, Warsaw School of Economics, 2014

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.