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Anna Maria Pukszto

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Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy, Litigation and Arbitration


Anna Maria Pukszto is a recognized expert in restructuring and insolvency (including cross-border bankruptcies, distressed asset acquisitions), litigation and international arbitration. She has been involved in complex litigations, bankruptcy proceedings, restructurings and high-profile arbitrations (under LCIA, ICC and VIAC rules). She has represented clients from the financial sector in more than 70 court proceedings, with the total value of claims exceeding PLN 1.5 billion.


Partner and head of the Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy team since 2008, co-head of the Litigation and Arbitration practice group since 2018. With Dentons since 2000.


Polish, English


President of the Polish Association of Restructuring Professionals, Deputy President of the Lewiatan Court of Arbitration. Member of the Polish Arbitration Association and INSOL Europe.

Admitted to the Polish bar (2002).


Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, 1998, Master of Laws


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The team at Dentons is 'tenacious and not afraid to work on cases which, at first sight, seem hopeless'. The 'diversified' team is divided into sub-groups, including construction, infrastructure and real estate; white-collar and criminal law; healthcare; corporate disputes; insolvency; and domestic and international arbitration. The team is co-led by Wojciech Kozlowski and Anna Maria Pukszto, who specialise in commercial litigation and banking disputes respectively. Kozlowski and Michał Jochemczak represent a consortium of Saipem, Techint and PBG that is seeking the payment of costs incurred as a result of changes to Polish law, in an ICC arbitration against Polskie LNG. Former judge Patrick Radzimierski specialises in civil law procedure and is noted as 'an expert in litigation strategy'. Agnieszka Wardak leads on criminal litigation and investigations. Stanisław Żemojtel moved to PwC Legal Pawlowski Żelaznicki Sp. K in October 2018.

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Restructuring and insolvency

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Anna Pukszto - Dentons

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Dentons represents a number of high-profile clients in bankruptcy-related disputes, as well as advising creditors and debtors on a range of issues. Department head Anna Pukszto, who excels in handling cross-border bankruptcies, distressed debt and asset acquisitions, is acting for Bank Zachodni WBK as creditors in the Dolnośląskie Surowce Skalne bankruptcy proceedings. Counsel Michał Steinhagen is another key name.

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