Paweł Bartosiewicz, Ph.D. is an attorney-at-law with over ten years of professional experience. He specialises in financial indebtedness restructuring and insolvency risk management.
He has represented debtor companies, investors interested in acquiring debtors or their assets, and creditors (Banks and other key counterparties) in restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings. In these matters, Paweł has acted as the President of the Creditors Council at more than 100 meetings. He has also advised clients on transactions perceived as alternatives to court insolvency proceedings, eg on concluding standstill agreements, multi-lateral restructuring/lock-up agreements and other types of settlements.
Paweł graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun. He also holds a Diploma in Introduction to English and European Union Law from the University of Cambridge. He defended his doctoral dissertation regarding court disputes between financial institutions and their corporate clients, which won the prize for Best Financial Markets Doctoral Dissertation (awarded by the Chairman of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority) and was published by Wolters Kluwer. He is a laureate (top 5) of “Rising Star Lawyers – Leaders of Tomorrow”, a contest organised by “Dziennik Gazeta Prawna”, and is the author of publications regarding Polish insolvency proceedings, out-of-court restructurings and banking law. Paweł has been named a Rising Star in the Restructuring and Insolvency category by IFLR Rising Stars Expert Guide.
Publications: 19 December 2022
In response to the Covid pandemic, new - simplified and temporary - restructuring proceedings were introduced in Poland to handle the anticipated increase in the volume of insolvent businesses. Two…
Publications: 10 April 2020