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WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr

Banking & Finance

2 ranked lawyersBand 4PolandGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Assists banks and borrowers with acquisition, project and general financings across diverse sectors, such as real estate, fintech and manufacturing. Houses a strong insurance practice. Regularly advises international law firms on the Polish aspects of cross-border transactions.

Notable practitioners

Marcin Smolarek climbs the rankings as a result of strong market support and visibility on significant cases. Sources praise his responsiveness as well as his "very rational and practical approach." He advises on a range of matters, including complex bridge financing transactions as well as corporate financing and arranging financing in financial services providers' M&A. He is also active in refinancing and restructuring matters.

Michal Kalicki assists with a variety of financing matters, including acquisition finance. "He is extremely supportive, active and thoughtful," a client notes. Another adds: "He is down to earth and focused on the practical effects of the documentation and needs of the clients. He is also good at managing and calming down emotions."

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Poland

Banking & Finance


Marcin Smolarek
Band 4
Michal Kalicki
Up and Coming