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

Wolf Theiss
00-542 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 > Banking and finance

Wolf Theiss‘ lawyers are particularly focused on real estate and export finance transactions, as well as acquisition finance and financial restructuring. The firm draws on its office network across central and eastern Europe to provide a wide range of cross-border services. The group has significant experience of advising foreign and domestic property companies on the financing of their portfolios. The team, which is led by real estate finance expert Przemek Kozdój, includes restructuring specialist Lech Giliciński.

Poland > Restructuring and insolvency

Wolf Theiss‘ financial restructuring and insolvency practice is experienced in distressed asset and non-performing loan transactions. Lawyers also often serve on creditors’ committees of insolvent companies and represent creditors in insolvency proceedings. The group is led by Lech Giliciński; an expert in restructuring and distressed asset transactions. Counsel Joanna Gąsowski is another core member of the team focusing on bankruptcy and restructuring law.