Weil, Gotshal & Manges has announced that Warsaw-based lawyers Marcin Iwaniszyn and Filip Uzieblo were among the ten new Partners promoted worldwide, effective January 1, 2018.
Iwaniszyn practices in the Corporate Department and is Co-Head of the Banking & Finance practice. He joined Weil in 2005 and graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in 2006. he qualified as a legal advisor in 2010. According to the firm, he is "a specialist in domestic and international offerings of debt securities, banking and finance law and capital markets transactions, [and he] has considerable experience advising both issuers and offerers on issuances of bonds, including secured and convertible bonds." According to Weil, "he also has broad experience in advising financial institutions and lenders on project finance and working capital funding and complex refinancing deals [and] has led several finance projects related to tender offers for the sale of shares."
Filip Uzieblo is also in the Corporate Department of the Warsaw office of Weil and is Head of Real Estate. He joined Weil in 1999 and graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in 2000. Uzieblo specializes, according to Weil, "in corporate law, M&A deals, private equity, privatization and restructuring transactions," and the firm says that "he has advised shareholders, sellers, targets, industry investors, private equity funds and institutional financial investors with regard to a wide range of transactions, [as well as representing] many leading international real estate investors in complex M&A transactions."
“It is with great pleasure that I introduce our new partners and counsel,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf, talking about all the lawyers included in the firm's global promotion round. “They embody the Weil hallmarks of passion, creativity and business acumen and will further strengthen our ability to effectively partner with clients to tackle complex, challenging matters. They are based in nearly half of our offices worldwide and practice across our Corporate, Litigation, and Business Finance & Restructuring departments.”