Marcin Smolarek > WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr
00-066 WARSAW

Work Department

Banking & Finance


Partner, head of the Banking & Finance practice


He provides legal advice with respect to project finance, lending, debt restructuring, distressed debt and financial litigation. He has been an expert in securitization and secondary market.

He also deals with legal issues concerning investment funding, LBO and REF or construction investment. He has hands-on experience in debt restructuring, which he gained when advising on large projects that involved restructuring Polish issuers’ bonds, listed companies in the energy sector and real estate loans.

He cooperates with the Restructuring and Insolvency practice. As part of the team he provides pre-trial legal advice for financial institutions, i.e. restructuring debts of those facing insolvency and debt collection. He provides trainings for banks with respect to drafting and enforcing collaterals for loans.


Polish, English


Marcin graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw, Center for American Law Studies, and from the Faculty of History at the University of Warsaw. He also studied at the University of Vienna.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Banking and finance

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr handles a wide array of financing work, including project finance transactions, financial restructurings and acquisition financings, as well as securitisation transactions and non-performing loan deals. The group is also noted for its strong payment services regulatory practice, and it is also developing a name for itself in the area of ESG-related work. Heading the department is Marcin Smolarek . Counsels Michał Kalicki and Piotr Grabarczyk are also names to note.