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GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.
VARSO TOWER
CHMIELNA 69 STR.
00-801 WARSAW
Poland

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Shareholder

Career

Andrzej Wysokiński is head of the firm’s Warsaw banking & finance practice. He focuses on complex domestic, international and cross-border finance transactions, bankruptcy and financial restructuring and dispute resolution. He has over 20 years of experience in advising on complex finance transactions, as well as in litigation and international and domestic arbitration. Andrzej Wysokiński has been recognized as one of the leading lawyers in Poland in Polish and international legal directories and rankings.

Concentrations
Acquisition and leveraged finance
Bankruptcy and financial restructuring
Commercial, financial services and securities litigation
International dispute resolution
International commercial and investment arbitration
Global energy and infrastructure

Capabilities
Finance
Litigation
Corporate
Banking & Financial Services
International Arbitration & Litigation

Admission to Practice
Poland

Languages

English, Fluent
Polish, Native

Education

  • Advocate, 2001
  • Master of Law, Warsaw University, 1996
  • The Centre for the Study of English and European Law (with merit), University of Warsaw (together with University of Cambridge), 1995

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Capital markets

In 2021, GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.  saw Jarosław Grzesiak retire from private practice, while Karolina Dunin-Wilczyńska moved to an in-house position at People Can Fly. Notwithstanding the departures, the team continues to excel in the equity capital markets space and it also has strong debt capital market capabilities, with it advising on bond issuances. Paweł Piotrowski is ‘an exceptional team leader, fine negotiator and solution seeker‘. He works with Rafał Sieński, who has substantial experience of public offerings of equity and debt securities in Poland and internationally. Finance lawyer Andrzej Wysokinski  is a key name for debt transactions, as is Aleksander Janiszewski.

Poland > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Andrzej WysokińskiGREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.

GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.‘s department handles the gamut of banking and finance transactions, including acquisition finance and real estate finance deals, as well as bridging loans and mezzanine finance transactions. The team also has a strong financial structuring practice, and corporate and regulatory banking issues are another area where the firm stands out. The group. which is led by Andrzej Wysokiński, includes Aleksander Janiszewski, who is qualified in New York, England & Wales and Poland. Łukasz Pawlak is the name to note for banking regulatory work. Paulina Kimla-Kaczorowska, who was made up to local partner in January 2022, is building a solid reputation for corporate financing.

Poland > Dispute resolution

GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.‘s litigation and arbitration department is very much a part of the firm’s global offering, enabling the team to handle and coordinate cross-border disputes in Europe and the US. The group is also able to utilise the Warsaw office’s expertise in M&A, real estate, private equity, labour law and tax, giving it the edge in a wide range of cases. Paweł Pietkeiwicz heads the group and often acts as an arbitrator in the Lewiatan court of arbitration and the ICC in Paris. Andrzej Wysokiński focuses on commercial and securities litigation; Robert Lis handles corporate and IP cases; while counsel Antoni Libiszowski is a specialist in bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings.

Poland > Restructuring and insolvency

GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.‘s multidisciplinary practice draws upon the firm’s strengths in banking and finance, real estate, M&A, litigation and tax to advise lenders and borrowers on all aspects of restructurings and insolvencies. The team advises on matters such as initial crisis management, court applications and subsequent workouts. It also assists distressed companies with setting up recovery plans. Finance expert Andrzej Wysokiński is the head of the restructuring and insolvency department. Aleksander Janiszewski is admitted to practice in New York, England and Wales, and Poland.