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Agnieszka Bielanska

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Lexstone Lawyers

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Corporate, Investment Funds, Intellectual Property


Senior Associate


Agnieszka joined Lexstone Lawyers in 2015. She trained at one of the largest domestic law firms in Poland and qualified in 2009.

She went on to work for Arnold and Porter LLP in London before moving to Jersey in 2012, where she worked for another firm before joining Lexstone Lawyers


Polish, English, Russian, German


Bar of Attorneys-At Law Poland (District Chamber of Attorneys-At-Law)


  1. Postgraduate studies at the University of Wroclaw – Investment Law 2007-2008
  2. Postgraduate studies at the University of Warsaw – Intellectual Property Law 2004-2005
  3. Certificate in English and EU Law – University of Cambridge 2004-2006
  4. Postgraduate studies at the University of Wroclaw – EU Law and Trade 2003-2004
  5. Postgraduate studies at the University of Wroclaw – Commercial. And Trade Law 2003-2004
  6. University of Wroclaw – MA in Law 1999


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Lexstone Lawyers‚Äô¬†Lucy Egerton-Vernon¬†recently collaborated with senior associate Agnieszka Bielanska¬†to advise on the Jersey law aspects of a major refinancing transaction involving Welsh, English, BVI and Jersey companies. In other notable highlights, the group acted alongside large international law firms such as¬†Gowling WLG¬†to represent clients including M√ľchener Hypothekenbank and DBS Bank in financing transactions. Marcus Stone¬†founded the firm with Egerton-Vernon and is also a key contact alongside associate Claudia Martens.

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