Dr hab Andrzej Wierciński > WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr
PLAC STANISLAWA MALACHOWSKIEGO 2
00-066 WARSAW
Poland
Andrzej Wierciński photo

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring & Insolvency

Position

Senior partner and co-founder of WKB, co-head of the M&A team and head of the Restructuring & Insolvency team

Career

Andrzej’s extensive experience derives from many years’ work on the most high-profile and innovative M&A projects, such as the very first cases of privatisation of state enterprises and state-owned banks or the creation of the first joint ventures in post-transformation Poland. He also assisted in a number of international restructuring and distressed M&A transactions, including the first successful attempt to restructure high-yield debt in Poland (i.e. the restructuring of NETIA group), and advises clients in state aid matters.

Languages

Polish, English, Russian

Memberships

International Bar Association

Education

Andrzej holds the degree of doktor habilitowany in law and is a former visiting lecturer at Trinity College Oxford, one of the world’s oldest universities, and a former lecturer of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. He is currently engaged as a professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Restructuring and insolvency

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr handles domestic and cross-border restructuring and insolvency mandates for lenders, financial institutions, debtors and acquirers of distressed assets. Key workstreams span restructuring and insolvency proceedings, debt restructurings, standstills, out-of-court restructurings and pre-bankruptcy arrangements. Practice head Andrzej Wierciński has expertise in restructuring and insolvency proceedings, state aid matters, M&A and privatisations. The team is also supported by Marcin Smolarek, who leads the banking and finance team, and Jakub Jedrzejak.