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Bartosz Merczynski



Merczynski Bartosz
Bartosz Merczynski



Bartosz specialises in representing banks in disputes with borrowers and insolvency proceedings. He handles injunction proceedings to safeguard the interests of banks against debtors facing insolvency, and is an expert in both out-of-court and court enforcement of security interests. He also represents banks in domestic and cross-border insolvency proceedings. In addition, he advises on intercreditor disputes between different financial institutions. His practice also includes negotiating and documenting complex restructuring agreements between financial creditors and debtors, in particular agreements concluded in connection with ongoing litigation. Before joining the litigation team he spent six years working for the banking group at Allen & Overy where, as a transactional lawyer, he was involved primarily in syndicated financing and restructuring.

News & insights

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News: 19 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advising Zopa on its USD300 million fundraising led by Softbank Vision Fund 2

Allen & Overy is advising digital bank Zopa on its latest round of fundraising. The bank, which was the world’s first peer-to-peer lender and is one of the UK’s newest digital banks, has raised…

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Publications: 18 OCTOBER 2021

Green pass: the obligation of green certifications in the working environments

The measures on the obligation to possess Green Certification Covid-19 for employees in the public and private sectors taking effect from 15 October 2021.

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Publications: 23 MARCH 2020

(Niekoniecznie) intuicyjne wskazówki dla firm tracących płynność

Bazując na naszej 15 letniej praktyce w obsłudze największych procesów restrukturyzacyjnych, przygotowaliśmy dla Państwa 12 wskazówek o tym, jak mądrze zarządzać ryzykiem utraty płynności i jak…

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Publications: 18 MARCH 2020

Warsaw podcast: Covid-19 coronavirus: court restructuring

Bartosz Merczynski, partner, Head of In-court Restructuring and Insolvency, represents creditors in high value recovery litigation, restructuring and insolvency proceedings as well as…

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Allen & Overy, A. Pędzich sp. k.
Grzybowska 56

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Qualified as a licensed restructuring adviser, 2015

Admitted as an attorney-at-law, the Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law, 2010

Qualified as a bankruptcy receiver and trustee, 2004


PhD in cross-border civil procedure and insolvency law, Institute of Law at the Polish Academy of Sciences, 2010

Post-graduate studies in Bankruptcy Law and Debt Restructuring, European High School of Law and Administration in Warsaw, 2004

Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw, 2002


Awards & accolades

Leading Individual

Legal 500, 2021 (Restructuring and Insolvency)