Partner heading the Banking & Project Finance practice
Łukasz Szegda handles financing of transactions, including corporate acquisitions, real estate transactions, development projects, and refinancing of debt.
He has taken part in some of the largest debt restructuring projects in Poland, and is a regular adviser to Polish banks. He represents clients in litigation and bankruptcy proceedings. He advises on cash-pooling transactions, sales of claims and securitisation. He regularly conducts training on LMA documentation and restructuring of debt.
He joined Wardyński & Partners in 2000.
Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw, where he also completed with distinction a course of study in English and European law at the British Law Centre, and a course of study on US law at the American Law Center, a joint initiative of the University of Florida Frederic G. Levin College of Law.
He holds diplomas in the joint ventures and M&A modules of the IBA International Practice Diploma Programme (developed by the International Bar Association and the College of Law of England and Wales). In 2006, he was seconded to the banking group of the London office of Simmons & Simmons.
Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law
Banking Law Committee, International Bar Association
Banking, Finance & Regulatory Group, LexMundi
Loan Market Association
Polish Association of Restructuring Practitioners (SPR)
Polish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (PSIK)
The Legal 500 EMEA 2020, Banking & Finance
Chambers Europe (2016 – 2020), Banking & Finance
Chambers Global (2016 – 2020), Banking & Finance
IFLR1000 2020, Banking
“#SustainableFinance: How to cut financing costs while supporting sustainable growth” (co-author), 2020 Yearbook
“Good credit for bad debts” (co-author), 2018 Yearbook
“From creditor to owner: Taking title to pledged shares in public companies” (co-author), 2017 Yearbook
The real estate M&A and private equity review, Law Business Research Ltd 2016 (co-author of chapter on Polish real estate transactions)
“Financing documentation under the new Restructuring Law and Bankruptcy Law” (co-author), 2016 Yearbook
“Effective debt restructuring outside bankruptcy,” 2013 Yearbook
“Parallel debt in Polish legal practice” (co-author), 2012 Yearbook