Paweł Grześkowiak, advocate, partner heading the banking & finance, private equity / venture capital, labour law and defence & aviation practices at Gide Warsaw.
He specialises in finance and banking law, secured and structured financing operations, private equity transactions and M&A transactions. He has many years of experience in stock exchange law, securities law and securitisation. He represents Polish and international banks and financial institutions, insurance companies, private equity and mezzanine funds, companies and corporations, acting both as lenders and borrowers, issuers of securities as well as guarantors.
As part of international financing projects, he advises clients on cross-border structured finance transactions, on regulatory aspects – including bancassurance, on retail banking issues, and in the preparation and review of banks' standard legal documentation. He also assists clients with administrative proceedings.
He represents employers at all stages of establishing and resolving employment relationships, in negotiating collective bargaining agreements and social packages, as well as in collective disputes initiated by trade unions. He also advises clients in court and arbitration proceedings.
He advises companies from the military and infrastructure sectors on all matters relating to public procurement. He represents both contractors and contracting authorities in tender proceedings. He assists clients in contacts with the Armament Inspectorate of the Polish Ministry of National Defence. He is also involved in the preparation, negotiation and implementation of offset agreements and other commercial contracts.
He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw, and from the International Faculty of Comparative Law at the University of Strasbourg. He also completed Postgraduate Studies in French and European Economic Law (DESS) at the University of Warsaw under the auspices of the University of Poitiers. He holds a certificate from the Advanced Management Programme at IESE Business School and a securities broker’s licence from the Warsaw Stock Exchange. He is an active member of the Polish Association of Capital Investors. Polish and international legal rankings, including The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Europe and Chambers Global, recommend him in the areas of banking and finance and private equity.
He speaks Polish, French and English.
« Head of department Paweł Grześkowiak advises large Polish corporates and banks on significant corporate financing matters including cross-border issues. He is also active in property financing deals. »
Chambers Europe 2022
« Paweł Grześkowiak advises large Polish corporates and banks on significant corporate financing. He is also visible in property financing deals. »
Chambers Europe & Global 2021