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.
Top-tier practice with an excellent reputation for the full spectrum of banking and finance work. Boasts a diversified transactional practice, covering areas such as acquisition, project and real estate finance. A popular choice for lenders in high-stakes transactions, also representing borrowers. Often involved in cross-border transactions involving a considerable number of jurisdictions.
Chambers Europe 2019 (Banking & Finance – Poland)
Remarkable strength in DCM transactions. Primarily advises banks and also represents the Polish state in the issuance of bonds. Active in derivatives transactions. Outstanding international experience, including assisting Polish entities in raising financing with foreign exchanges. Boasts strong regulatory expertise. Increasingly active in securitisation mandates.
Chambers Europe 2019 (Capital Markets: Debt – Poland)
Allen & Overy, A. Pedzich sp. k.’s team of ‘open-minded professionals’ specialises in high-value cross-border M&A transactions, relating in particular to the energy, infrastructure, manufacturing, financial services and TMT sectors.
Legal 500 2019 (Commercial, Corporate and M&A – Poland)
Market-leading team in the Polish competition market. Demonstrates prowess in antitrust mandates with a strong track record in handling cartel investigation cases, and also represents clients in court. Frequently advises on merger control, assisting high-profile domestic and international companies. Also offers expertise in EU law. Clients additionally benefit from its practical expertise in relation to abuse of dominant position, dawn raids and consumer protection.
Chambers Europe 2019 (Competition/Antitrust – Poland)
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