Mr Jakub Celiński > Dentons > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Capital Markets, Corporate


Jakub Celinski, PhD, heads Dentons’ Europe Equity Capital Markets Practice. He focuses his practice on equity and debt instrument offerings, securitization transactions and public M&A deals. He has vast experience in cross-border transactions, especially in IPOs of foreign companies with listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and dual listing deals. He frequently represents Polish and multinational companies actively engaged in capital markets. His areas of expertise also include financial services regulatory matters, employee equity incentive plans and private banking.


Partner at Dentons since 2016. Previously Partner at Baker McKenzie (1996-2016).


Polish, English.


Admitted to the Polish bar since 2002.


University of Warsaw, Master of Laws. University of Warsaw, PhD.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Investment funds

The team at Dentons is well regarded for its ‘exceptional expertise and perfect timing‘ when it comes to investment fund law. The group advises on the implementation of fund structures, particularly in relation to dedicated closed-end funds, the renegotiation of contracts with fund management companies, as well as regulatory issues. Key figures in the group are corporate and capital markets lawyer Jakub Celiński, and of counsels Marcin Bartczak and Inga Dulska, both of whom clients perceive as ‘great experts in the funds market‘.

Poland > Capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Jakub CelińskiDentons

At Dentons, the Warsaw office is a hub for the firm’s capital market practice in the CEE region and it works closely with the firm’s team in London. Department head Jakub Celiński leads the Europe ECM practice, but the group is also closely involved in DCM transactions in Poland and across the region, particularly in the energy and real estate arenas. The team is often instructed to handle the Polish aspects of IPOs and SPOs and has also developed a strength in green bond issuances. Paweł Grabowski is noted for working on public M&A, which is also increasingly an area of specialism for associate Paulina Galewska.