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Leszek Rydzewski

Year of birth
1973
Nationality
Polish
Languages
English
Specializations
Finance, banking
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
Corporate law
Infrastructural projects
Commercial agreements in general
Professional certification
advocate
WWW
www.AndersenTaxLegal.pl

Education

  • 2009, The Prince of Wales’s BEP, University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership, Senior Executive Seminar, Brussels;
  • 2006-2007, LL.M. in International Trade and Business Law, School of Law, Universidade Católica Portuguesa in partnership with Fulbright Commission, Lisbon, scholarship of Fundação Millennium BCP;
  • 2004-2005, Postgraduate, Negotiation and Mediation, Warsaw School of Social Psychology;
  • 1992-1997, Master of Law (summa cum laude);
  • School of Law and Administration, Warsaw University;
  • 1995-1996, English and European Union Law, Certificate with Merit, BCEEUS, University of Cambridge in cooperation with Warsaw University.


Career

  • 2009-present, Partner, FKA FURTEK KOMOSA ALEKSANDROWICZ, www.fka.pl, Head of Financial Institutions/Restructuring and New Technologies/IP;
  • 2004-2008, Partner, M.FURTEK I WSPÓLNICY, previously 2000-2004, Associate;
  • 1997-2000, Lawyer, FURTEK PALINKA ZIELIńSKI, a law firm associated with KPMG Poland;
  • 1996-1997, Legal Assistant, POLKOMTEL, a mobile telecom operator, Legal Department.


Arbitration experience

Leszek Rydzewski has represented and been a member of the team assisting the Firm’s clients in several arbitrations, among others, he represented a telecom operator in the arbitration initiated by a shareholder against other shareholders and the company that took place in Vienna, according to the VIAC Rules, as well as one of the banks before the Arbitration Court at the Polish Bank Association in a dispute related to the foreign exchange derivatives.


Membership in organizations

  • Warsaw Bar Chamber;
  • International Bar Association.


Publications

Co-author of chapters about Poland, 2006-07 and 2008-09 editions of Finance: Secured Lending, published by Practical Law Company in PLCCross-border Handbooks series.



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