Allen & Overy is a premium practice with an excellent reputation for its banking and finance activity. The law firm boasts a diversified transactional practice, covering areas such as acquisition, project and real estate finance. The legal practice is frequently instructed by lenders in high-stakes transactions, and also acts for borrowers. Allen & Overy offers regulatory advice and is well prepared to handle multi-jurisdictional transactions on the side of international banks. The law firm has been assisting the government of Poland with its distribution of support to businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tomasz Kawczyński is a market-leading lawyer who has extensive expertise in advising both domestic and international clients on a range of acquisition matters as well as project finance and complex loan agreements. Clients praise his skill in negotiations and further describe him as a "great lawyer."
Arkadiusz Pędzich is a highly regarded and experienced lawyer whose expertise covers export credit financing and advising banks on consortium and other types of financing, including real estate financing. "He is a legend," a source says.
Anna Mądra moves up the rankings on the back of strong market feedback. She advises on matters including acquisition financing as well as refinancing and general corporate financing matters. A client describes her as "very knowledgeable and good at drafting," further praising her coordination skills and adding: "She knows what she needs to do to make a transaction closed."