Allen & Overy was one of the first international legal practices to open an office in Poland in 1991. Since then, we've developed into a leading practice in all core groups with an outstanding reputation for our role in a number of large-scale landmark transactions.
We seek to combine extensive international experience of managing corporate and financial transactions with both expertise in new and complex legal areas, and excellent local law advice provided by top-class Polish and foreign lawyers.
We have developed a team of lawyers with specialisations covering Allen & Overy’s core practice areas. This enables us to staff major transactions locally, with the facility to involve experts from other Allen & Overy offices if required. Our lawyers cooperate across practice groups to offer clients integrated and business-oriented solutions.
Premium practice with an excellent reputation for its banking and finance activity. Boasts a diversified transactional practice, covering areas such as acquisition, project and real estate finance. Frequently instructed by lenders in high-stakes transactions, and also acts for borrowers. Offers regulatory advice. Well prepared to handle multi-jurisdictional transactions on the side of international banks.
Chamber Global 2021 (Banking & Finance – Poland)
Remarkable strength in DCM transactions. Primarily advises banks and also represents the Polish state in the issuance of bonds. Further active assisting Polish blue-chip companies with their high-value bond programmes, as well as advising banks on establishing their own bond programmes. Skilled in advising on regulatory matters.
Chamber Global 2021 (Capital Markets: Debt – Poland)
Notable team best known for high-profile M&A deals on behalf of clients in the financial sector. Popular choice for cross-border transactions, including acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures. Also active in the real estate, manufacturing, food and drink, automotive and TMT industries. Acts for major domestic and European clients.
Chamber Global 2021 (Corporate/M&A - Poland)
Top-class understanding of the client’s needs and highly practical approach (which is rare for this field of practitioners) result in solving the client’s problem not extending it. Very fast and responsive team.
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 (Competition/Antitrust)
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Publications: 24 January 2022
In this video, Michał Matera, Partner discusses the key trends he has seen develop in the Polish real estate market including the growth of alternative asset classes, particularly logistics and PRS.
Publications: 04 January 2022
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Publications: 04 August 2021
Allen & Overy held its 7th Annual CEE Finance Workshop bringing together experts from across the region for an online discussion on the latest loan market trends in CEE. The latest data shows the…
Publications: 13 April 2021
Please refer to our latest publication written by Rafał Petruczuk on the recently published explanations regarding how the President of the UOKiK determines fine amounts for violations of competition…
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