Dr Lech Gilicinski > Wolf Theiss > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Wolf Theiss
ul. Marszalkowska 107
00-110 Warsaw

Work Department

Restructuring & Insolvency, Corporate/M&A


Partner, coordinator of the firm-wide Restructuring & Insolvency practice.


Lech was a legal adviser to the Minister of Justice and EBRD throughout the process of implementing the Polish Bankruptcy and Rehabilitation Law of 2003. He is also the World Bank’s country partner in Poland in the areas of insolvency and restructuring and served as the main consultant for the World Bank in connection with the preparation of the report “Poland: Towards a Stronger Insolvency Framework”, produced for the Polish government upon commencement of the works on the draft restructuring law and amendments of the insolvency and restructuring law.


Lech is the President of the Restructuring Practitioners Association, and a member of Insol Europe and Insol International.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Restructuring and insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Lech Gilicinski  Wolf Theiss

The restructuring and insolvency practice at Wolf Theiss is particularly skilled in handling distressed investments and cross-border restructurings and insolvencies, in addition to domestic mandates, acting on both the creditor and debtor side. Restructuring and insolvency expert Lech Gilicinski  leads the group. Another key member of the group is counsel Joanna Gąsowski, who focuses on bankruptcy and restructuring litigation.

Poland > Banking and finance

Wolf Theiss‘ banking and finance team, which is led by Przemek Kozdój , excels in project finance and acquisition finance transactions, often working alongside the firm’s real estate and construction lawyers. The group also has significant expertise in financial restructurings and insolvency matters, which are areas of focus for Lech Gilicinski and counsel Joanna Gąsowski. Senior associate Michał Kulig is a name to note for real estate finance transactions, where he advises borrowers, lenders and investors.