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Global Poland Banking & Finance

The Global-Wide Banking & Finance section of Chambers research is a recognition of the firms adept at advising on various elements of a broad range of cross-border banking transactions, which includes advice to both borrower and lender clients.    The following topics are included:  ·       Acquisition finance: Transactions involving arranging finance for acquisitions acting for either the lender or the borrower.  ·       General bank lending: Syndicated lending, structured finance, leveraged finance.  ·       Project finance: Financing of infrastructure and industrial projects. Often arranged on a non-recourse loan basis. See also equipment finance and leasing.  ·       Refinancing: The refinancing and restructuring of existing loans and debtor in possession financing is also included. Islamic Finance  Acknowledging the specialist expertise for Islamic finance, there is a separate subtable showcasing the firms who provide cross-border expertise in this area. This section encompasses Sharia-compliant work such as acquisitions, forming funds to invest in real estate and commercial properties, as well as Sukuk issuances. 

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Band 1
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    Clifford Chance
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Clifford Chance is a market-leading practice group representing both lenders and borrowers. The law firm is active on the full range of banking and finance transactions, covering areas such as acquisition and project finance as well as debt refinancing. The legal practice boasts a client roster of sizeable domestic and regional banks as well as developmental financial institutions. Clifford Chance also acts on project financing in the energy sector. The law firm benefits from its global network and is frequently sought out by international clients.
  2. Allen & Overy, A. Pedzich Sp. k.
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. CMS
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    CMS
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    CMS is a strong team that boasts a broad practice encompassing acquisition and real estate finance, refinancings and NPL acquisitions. The law firm offers further capabilities in project finance. The legal practice is predominantly instructed by local and international banks and also advises domestic borrowers. CMS is often instructed on cross-border deals due to its network of offices across the CEE region. The law firm also has an active insurance practice.
  2. Linklaters
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    Linklaters
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    Linklaters is a highly regarded team which is known for its capabilities in cross-border mandates in the region and offers Warsaw-based English law expertise. The law firm is experienced in a range of financing and refinancing transactions, including real estate finance and acquisition finance. The legal practice is instructed by blue-chip lenders, including funds, and also increasingly assists borrowers, particularly in the energy sector. The firm has also been instructed to advise on emergency financing related to COVID-19.
  3. Norton Rose Fulbright
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    Norton Rose Fulbright
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 18 Years Ranked
    Norton Rose Fulbright is a well-respected practice group undertaking a wide range of financial mandates incorporating acquisition and project financing as well as the restructuring of indebtedness. The law firm assists banks with large multi-lender financing, including in relation to several CEE jurisdictions. The legal team is regularly instructed by banks, and also advises borrowers. Norton Rose Fulbright is also adept at handling aviation financing matters.
  4. Dentons
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. DLA Piper
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    DLA Piper
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 10 Years Ranked
    DLA Piper is well regarded for significant expertise in real estate finance, where the team advises both lenders and borrowers. The law firm also provides transactional financing advice and is increasingly active in project financing. The legal practice is visible in financial restructuring cases. DLA Piper is growing its presence in the insurance sector.
  2. Gide Loyrette Nouel
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    Gide Loyrette Nouel
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 15 Years Ranked
    Gide Loyrette Nouel is a solid practice group advising both domestic and international clients on sizeable financing transactions. The law firm covers areas such as acquisition finance, project finance and real estate finance. The law firm primarily represents the lenders and also acts for companies. Gide Loyrette Nouel is particularly active in the financing of construction, including in relation to commercial and industrial facilities.
  3. GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.
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    GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 19 Years Ranked
    Greenberg Traurig is a highly regarded team best known for advising on acquisition and real estate finance. The law firm is known for advising borrowers on domestic and international financing. The team is active in refinancing mandates. The legal practice assists with regulatory matters.
  4. Rymarz Zdort
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  5. Wardyński & Partners
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP
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    Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 17 Years Ranked
    Hogan Lovells is a notable team with a strong track record in real estate finance, where it advises both creditors and borrowers. The law firm assists public transport companies with the financing of infrastructure upgrades and acquisition of stock. The legal practice boasts a highly reputable team focusing on insurance matters, including regulatory issues. International financial institutions, real estate companies and domestic banks comprise the law firm's client list.
  2. White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.
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    White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 19 Years Ranked
    White & Case is a practice group that advises on financing and refinancing mandates, providing clients with the benefit of a strong international network. The law firm is experienced in representing domestic banks and international financial institutions in various types of financing.
  3. Wolf Theiss
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    Wolf Theiss
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Wolf Theiss is most visible advising on real estate financing, including hotels, shopping centres, offices and logistics warehouses. The legal practice frequently acts in conjunction with the law firm's wider network on multi-jurisdictional deals.
  4. WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4