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Tatara & Partners Restructuring & Insolvency Law Firm

Poland > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 2

Tatara & Partners Restructuring & Insolvency Law Firm boasts ‘a highly experienced team’ with a ‘specialised focus on restructuring and insolvency, which makes them experts in the field’. Pre-pack transactions and quick restructurings, especially arrangement approval proceedings, form a key part of the group’s work. Founding partner Karol Tatara divides his time between Krakow and Warsaw, and is a licensed restructuring advisor, as are Maciej Knopek and Tadeusz Grzesiak, also senior members of the team. Anna Czarnota is another notable name.

Practice head(s):

Karol Tatara; Maciej Knopek; Tadeusz Grzesiak

Other key lawyers:

Mateusz Palian; Anna Czarnota


‘A highly experienced team which delivers results in the most efficient way. Business oriented with services that create value.’

‘Experienced and hands-on individuals at all levels of the firm.’

‘What sets Tatara & Partners apart is their specialised focus on restructuring and insolvency, which makes them experts in the field. They excel in crisis situations, providing timely advice that can be a game-changer for businesses facing financial difficulties. Unlike other firms that have a more generalised approach, Tatara & Partners offer specialised expertise that gives them an edge in their practice area.’

‘Karol Tatara has a great strategic approach and Anna Czarnota has superb communication and drafting skills.’

‘The professionals at Tatara & Partners are distinguished by their in-depth knowledge of restructuring and insolvency law. Karol Tatara is a standout, possessing a unique ability to foresee potential challenges and navigate through legal complexities efficiently. The team’s understanding of not just the law, but also the economics behind it, sets them head and shoulders above competitors.’

‘Tatara & Partners is well known in the Polish restructuring market for high-profile cases and projects, as well as attention to detail. They have an ability to easily explain even the most complex legal issues. They are good listeners and always see the bigger picture with regards to the legal problem in question.’

‘The team is led by Karol Tatara and Maciej Knopek. Karol is active within legislative processes and thus he always has the up-to-date information and can provide a unique standard of legal assistance. Maciej is responsible for the restructuring leg of Tatara & Partners, always seeking tailor-made legal advice, including the broad context of clients’ operations.’

‘Maciej Knopek and Anna Czarnota have extensive experience, which, combined with their extensive knowledge and efficient business intuition, makes cooperation with them concrete and pleasant.’

Key clients

Ruch S.A.

Expondo sp. z o.o. sp.k.

Trustee of TWOJA SKOK

Trustee of Idea Bank S.A.

H. Cegielski-Poznań S.A.

VIVID Games S.A.

CDP sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advising the debtor, Ruch S.A., on two simultaneous accelerated arrangement proceedings with partial arrangement.
  • Advised the debtor, H. Cegielski-Poznań S.A., on a successful restructuring where a debt-to-equity-swap was used.
  • Representing the Trustee of Idea Bank S.A. in insolvency proceedings.

The Tatara & Partners Restructuring & Insolvency Law Firm has been operating since 2010 as a boutique law firm specialised in restructuring and bankruptcy law, advising all stakeholders of such proceedings – creditors, investors, debtors, as well as authorities.

We also provide corporate and commercial law consultancy and deal in business law, with regard to conducted restructuring and insolvency projects.

The law firm advises on precedent-setting and the largest projects on the market, ensuring services of the highest quality.

We work with leading experts (including appraisers, tax advisers and court experts) in order to provide clients with comprehensive services of the highest level.

Department Name Email Telephone
Karol Tatara +48 12 634 52 92
Photo Name Position Profile
Anna Czarnota photo Anna Czarnota Senior Associate
Karol Tatara photo Karol Tatara Senior Partner
English (fluent)
INSOL - International Association of Restructuring

Diversity is very important for our Law Firm. We pay attention to promote in the first place competences, knowledge and commitment, not gender or other factors.

Tatara & Partners Restructuring & Insolvency Law Firm is proud to hire lawyers with disabilities, because we see a big potential is giving chances to such lawyers and, more generally, people.

This is even more important for disabled people, since Polish legal market can be seen as not promoting such lawyers.

EU Restructuring Directive’s implementation in Poland

Current status

Strengthening Tatara & Partners position by arrival of Paweł Kuglarz – experienced real estate and insolvency & restructuring lawyer

Recently Paweł Kuglarz joined Tatara & Partners as Head of International Desk.