We took the road less travelled and that has made all the difference.

We provide the highly specialized services always with the superior quality and personalized care.

We do sophisticated things but in a simple and at the same time effective way. We operate locally but collaborate with the law firms across the globe.

We created, follow and consistently develop our own high quality standards…

It’s who we are.

Find more on us on this web site.

who we are

about us

We are Warsaw based law firm focusing on banking and finance. As the addition to the core practice, we also advise on the corporate, commercial and real estate matters.

The firm was founded in September 2011. Originally, it was built on the basis of the extensive professional experience of its founders gained during more than ten years of cooperation with leading international law firms practicing in Poland.

Now, sustained by our track record, basing on the independently created high quality standards, we are established law firm consisting of the trusted legal advisors considering the business perspective.

On this site you will find some information about us and our professional experience as well as on our approach to forging strong working relationships with our Clients.

our approach

The firm was built on its founders’ and employees’ passion, with the prime goal of creating one of the best boutique law firms on the Polish legal market.

Thus, satisfaction of each of the Clients following from successful completion of the transaction on terms which meet its business objectives and risk profile is always a priority to us.

recognition & awards

The firm and its lawyers are frequently recognised for the prominence and excellence.
chambers europe 2020

Grzegorz Kycia is selected as notable practitioner in banking and finance.

Grzegorz Kycia acts for domestic lenders on a range of transactions, including real estate, acquisition and capital finance. His commercial awareness receives endorsements from clients who praise his responsiveness, reliability and his ability to find solutions.

chambers europe 2020

“What the team is known for: Well-reputed boutique active across the spectrum of mid-market banking and finance transactions, including capital, acquisition and real estate financings. Claims a client roster of domestic banks, though also well prepared to assist with transactions covering multiple regional jurisdictions.

Strengths: The dedication of the firm's partners is valued by clients, one claiming that the team is "always available for contact”, before saying that “the senior lawyers are dealing with the client.”

A peer describes co-operation as "smooth" as well as "commercial."

Work highlights: Assisted a domestic bank with the PLN56 million capital and expansion financing for a group of e-commerce companies operating in Poland and the Baltics.”

chambers europe 2017

Anna Kycia and Grzegorz Kycia were selected as notable practitioners in banking and finance.

Grzegorz Kycia is a well-respected finance lawyer whose areas of expertise encompass general financing, project finance and financial restructuring. In addition, he advises clients on corporate issues. Sources describe him as "bright" and note his solid technical skills.

Anna Kycia is a recognised banking and finance practitioner. She has a notable track record of assisting clients with real estate financing matters. She regularly represents banks.

chambers europe 2017

“What the team is known for: Financing boutique predominantly focused on mid-market transactions. Highly active in real estate, acquisition and project finance, acting primarily for lenders. The firm's partners have previously worked for international law firms.

Strengths: The lawyers reputed for their experience of handling real estate financing.”

the iflr1000 2017 edition

Anna Kycia and Grzegorz Kycia were selected as the leading lawyers in banking and finance.

the iflr1000 2016 edition

Anna Kycia and Grzegorz Kycia were selected as the leading lawyers in banking and finance.

chambers europe 2016

Anna Kycia and Grzegorz Kycia were selected as notable practitioners in banking and finance.

Grzegorz Kycia is a well-regarded banking lawyer who receives very positive feedback from clients.
"He is open-minded and able to propose solutions very quickly. He has great negotiation skills and responsiveness," a happy client reports.

Anna Kycia assists with a range of financing matters, particularly relating to real estate financing. She mostly represents banks.

chambers europe 2016

“What the team is known for: Finance-focused boutique firm, predominantly representing lenders in mid-market transactions. Notable track record in real estate financing. Active in structured finance transactions.

Work highlights: Advised a bank on a PLN515 million refinancing for the development of a supermarket chain. Represented a bank in a PLN27 million financing of a hospital modernisation project.”

THE IFLR1000 2015 EDITION

Anna Kycia and Grzegorz Kycia were selected as the leading lawyers in banking and finance.

Chambers Europe 2015

Anna Kycia and Grzegorz Kycia were selected as notable practitioners in banking and finance.
“Anna Kycia has considerable experience of real estate and energy project financing from several years working in international law firms.”.
“Clients appreciate Grzegorz Kycia for his financial knowledge and say that "he is flexible in finding solutions and has great operational capacity." He is also respected by peers, with one commenting: "I have high regard for his technical skills.".

Chambers Europe 2015

“What the team is known for: Boutique firm specialising in mid-market transactions. Assists with real estate and acquisition financing and refinancing, as well as project finance. Also advises on long-term financing and short-term working capital. Strong client base of banks. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): "The firm is well matched for mid-cap and smaller transactions; it offers quality work at a competitive price. Reliable service with easy and open communication.".

Work highlights: Acted for Alior Bank on the PLN46.8 million refinancing of a property portfolio. Advised mBank on a loan facility for a shopping gallery.”.

THE IFLR1000 2014 EDITION

Anna Kycia and Grzegorz Kycia were selected as the leading lawyers in banking and finance.

CHAMBERS EUROPE 2014 EDITION

Anna Kycia and Grzegorz Kycia were selected as notable practitioners in banking and finance.
“Anna Kycia is recommended for being "very hard-working and very fast.". She advises on structured and real estate financing transactions and is praised for her commerciality.”.
“Grzegorz Kycia is praised by sources for his drafting skills and for being "innovative when seeking solutions." His practice encompasses real estate finance and structured finance.”.

CHAMBERS EUROPE 2014 EDITION

“What the team is known for: A banking and finance boutique visible on the lender side. Active in mid-market transactions, structured finance, real estate finance and restructuring.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients) "The lawyers are accurate and understand what the client wants.".
Work highlights Advised BRE Bank on providing a PLN100 million umbrella financing to a group of companies producing machinery and devices for the cable industry. Acted for a consortium of Polish banks, including PKO Bank Polski, on a PLN150 million investment facility for a fuel distribution company.”.

LEGAL500 2014 EDITION

The firm was listed as a recommended firm for banking and finance.

THE IFLR1000 2013 EDITION

The firm was listed as a recognised firm for banking and finance.

THE IFLR1000 2012 EDITION

“Newly established by former Linklaters managing associate Anna Kycia and Grzegorz Kycia, Kycia Law Firm is a banking boutique focused on property finance, restructuring and project finance.
Of late, the firm advised five banks, including Bank Polska Kasa Opieki SA and Deutsche Bank in the restructuring of €12.5 million loans provided to the borrower.
Furthermore, the firm advised Bank Polska Kasa Opieki SA in the €19 million secured loan for financing the development of stages 3 and 4 of a 4 stage residential project.”.

CHAMBERS EUROPE 2011 EDITION

Anna Kycia was listed as a leading lawyer for banking and finance.

CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2011 EDITION

Anna Kycia was listed as a leading lawyer for banking and finance.

work highlights

PLN 515,000,000 RETAIL MARKET DEVELOPMENT COSTS REFINANCING

Advising a financial institution on PLN 515,000,000 refinancing of the retail markets development costs for a retail chain operator.

EUR 100,000,000 SHOPPING CENTRE REFINANCING

Advising an investor on EUR 100,000,000 refinancing of the shopping centre in Central Poland.

EUR 53,500,000 hotel refinancing.

Advising an investor on EUR 53,500,000 refinancing of the hotel project in Warsaw.

PLN 200,000,000 RETAIL MARKET DEVELOPMENT COSTS REFINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 200,000,000 refinancing of the retail markets development costs for a retail chain operator.

PLN 150,000,000 GAS STATION DEVELOPMENT COSTS REFINANCING.

Advising the financial institutions on PLN 150,000,000 refinancing of the gas station development costs for a gas station operator.

EUR 32,850,000 OFFICE CENTRE AND SHOPPING CENTRE REFINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 32,850,000 refinancing of office centre and shopping centre in eastern Gdańsk.

EUR 30,600,000 OFFICE BUILDING DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 30,600,000 financing of the development of an office building in Warsaw.

EUR 29,000,000 OFFICE BUILDINGS DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising an investor on EUR 29,000,000 financing and refinancing of the development of two office buildings in Warsaw.

EUR 28,400,000 SHOPPING CENTRE STEP-UP TRANSACTION.

Advising a financial institution on refinancing of the shopping centre in Gdańsk during the step-up transaction.

eur 32,850,000 shopping centre refinancing.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 32,850,000 refinancing of the shopping centre in Northern Poland.

EUR 27,600,000 OFFICE BUILDING ACQUISITION FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 27,600,000 financing of acquisition of an office building in Warsaw.

PLN 112,000,000 SHOPPING CENTRE EXTENSION FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 112,000,000 financing of the extension of the shopping centre in eastern Poland.

PLN 107,000,000 OFFICE BUILDINGS DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 107,000,000 financing of the development of two office buildings in Warsaw.

PLN 100,000,000 GAS STATION DEVELOPMENT COSTS REFINANCING

Advising the financial institutions on PLN 100,000,000 refinancing of the gas station development costs for a gas station operator

EUR 21,100,000 OFFICE BUILDING DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 21,100,000 financing of the development of an office building in Warsaw.

EUR 20,931,000 OFFICE BUILDING DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 20,931,000 financing of the development of an office building in Cracow.

EUR 20,800,000 AND PLN 14,200,000 OFFICE BUILDINGS ACQUISITION FINANCING

Advising a financial institution on EUR 20,800,000 and PLN 14,200,000 financing of the acquisition of the office buildings in Gdańsk.

PLN 80,500,000 SHOPPING CENTRE DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 80,500,000 financing of the development of the shopping centre in Warsaw.

PLN 84,000,000 RESIDENTIAL PROJECT DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising an investor on PLN 84,000,000 financing of the development of a two phase residential project in Warsaw.

PLN 80,000,000 SHARES ACQUISITION FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 80,000,000 financing of acquisition of leading sweets producer.

PLN 100,000,000 UTILITIES DISTRIBUTION PRODUCTS PRODUCER UMBRELLA FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 100,000,000 umbrella financing for the utilities distribution products producer group.

PLN 77,000,000 RESIDENTIAL PROJECT DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 77,000,000 financing of development of the two phase residential project in Warsaw.

pln 75,000,000 recreational facility development financing.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 75,000,000 financing of development of the geothermal recreational facility in Southern Poland.

EUR 17,700,000 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PORTFOLIO STEP-UP TRANSACTION.

Advising a financial institution on refinancing of the portfolio of commercial properties in Warsaw and Wrocław during the step-up transaction.

EUR 17,500,000 LOGISTICS PARK DEVELOPMENT FINANCING

Advising an investor on EUR 17,500,000 financing of the development of warehouse buildings in logistics centre in Warsaw.

PLN 71,450,000 OFFICE BUILDING MODERNIZATION FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 71,450,000 financing of modernization of an office building in Gdańsk.

EUR 10,900,000 AND PLN 23,200,000 OFFICE BUILDING ACQUISITION FINANCING

Advising a financial institution on EUR 10,900,000 and PLN 23,200,000 financing of the acquisition of the office building in Wrocław.

EUR 16,040,000 OFFICE BUILDING ACQUISITION FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 16,040,000 financing of acquisition of an office building in Warsaw.

EUR 15,750,000 OFFICE BUILDING REFINANCING.

Advising an investor on EUR 15,750,000 refinancing of the office building in Warsaw.

PLN 60,000,000 HOTEL DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 60,000,000 financing of the development of the hotel in Cracow.

EUR 14,000,000 SHOPPING CENTRE DEVELOPMENT REFINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 14,000,000 refinancing of the development of the shopping centre in central Poland.

PLN 58,000,000 OFFICE BUILDINGS ACQUISITION FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 58,000,000 financing of acquisition of office buildings in Cracow.

PLN 57,300,000 ACQUISITION FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 57,300,000 financing (including mezzanine financing) of series of acquisition of companies by IP/IT company.

EUR 13,070,000 HOTEL REFINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 13,070,000 refinancing of the hotel project in Cracow.

PLN 53,000,000 OFFICE BUILDING REFINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 53,000,000 refinancing of the office building in Gdańsk.

eur 9,900,000 and pln 10,900,000 shopping centre acquisition and modernization financing.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 9,900,000 and PLN 10,900,000 financing of acquisition and modernization of the shopping centre in Northern Poland.

EUR 12,400,000 LOGISTICS PARK REFINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 12,400,000 refinancing of 3 warehouse buildings in logistics centre in southern Poland.

EUR 12,200,000 OFFICE BUILDINGS REFINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 12,200,000 refinancing of office buildings in Lublin.

PLN 45,100,000 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 45,100,000 financing of acquisition of commercial property in Warsaw.

PLN 42,000,000 FOOD AND BEVERAGES PRODUCER FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 42,000,000 financing for the food and beverages producer.

EUR 9,945,000 OFFICE BUILDING REFINANCING.

Advising an investor on EUR 9,945,000 refinancing of the office building by way of leaseback transaction.

PLN 41,400,000 RESIDENTIAL PROJECT DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 41,400,000 financing of the development of a residential project in Warsaw.

EUR 8,900,000 SHOPPING CENTRE REFINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 8,900,000 refinancing of the development of the shopping centre in southern Poland.

EUR 8,650,000 LOGISTICS PARK REFINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 8,650,000 refinancing of 2 warehouse buildings in logistics centre.

EUR 8,500,000 AND PLN 2,500,000 LOGISTICS PARK DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 8,500,000 and PLN 2,500,000 financing of the development of warehouse buildings in logistics centre in southern Poland.

EUR 7,500,000 LOGISTICS PARK DEVELOPMENT FINANCING

Advising a financial institution on EUR 7,500,000 financing of the development of warehouse buildings in logistics centre in central Poland.

PLN 31,000,000 SHOPPING CENTRE ACQUISITION FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 31,000,000 financing of acquisition of shopping centre in Warsaw.

PLN 30,000,000 DEBT COLLECTION COMPANY FINANCING

Advising a financial institution on PLN 30,000,000 financing for debt collection company.

PLN 27,300,000 HOSPITAL MODERNIZATION FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 27,300,000 financing of modernization of a hospital in central Poland.

PLN 26,000,000 SHOPPING CENTRE DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 26,000,000 financing of the development of the shopping centre in southern Poland.

pln 25,800,000 hotel development financing.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 25,800,000 financing of development of the hotel in Northern Poland.

PLN 25,800,000 HOTEL MODERNIZATION FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 25,800,000 financing of the modernization of the hotel in Gdańsk.

PLN 25,750,000 HOTEL DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 25,750,000 financing of the development of the hotel in Lublin.

PLN 25,000,000 SHARES ACQUISITION FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on PLN 25,000,000 financing of acquisition of mineral water producing and distributor company.

eur 4,960,000 and pln 4,000,000 shopping centre development financing.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 4,960,000 and PLN 4,000,000 financing of development of the shopping centre in Southern Poland.

PLN 20,500,000 TOLL PARKING FINANCING

Advising a financial institution on PLN 20,500,000 financing of roll-out of new toll parking system in Warsaw.

EUR 3,150,000 LOGISTICS AND PRODUCTION FACILITY REFINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 3,150,000 refinancing of the logistics and production facility in western Poland.

EUR 3,125,000 LOGISTICS PARK DEVELOPMENT FINANCING.

Advising a financial institution on EUR 3,125,000 financing of the development of warehouse building in logistics centre in central Poland.

practices

banking and finance

We provide full scope of services related to banking and finance transactions, in particular we advise on the transaction legal structure, draft, negotiate and complete all transaction documents, provide the due diligence reports, collect and verify all legal condition precedents and provide the on-going support in connection with the transaction.

We advise lenders. We also represent borrowers.

Significant areas of service include property finance, acquisition finance and project finance.

debt restructuring

We provide full scope of services related to the debt renegotiation and restructuring transactions, in particular we advise on the transaction legal structure, draft, negotiate and complete all transaction documents and provide the on-going support in connection with the transaction.

corporate

We provide full scope of services related to the corporate matters, in particular we advise on the company incorporation and formation, the company mergers, spinning-off and transformation, the company winding up and liquidation and provide the on-going corporate support, including drafting of the appropriate corporate resolutions.

commercial

We draft, negotiate and complete different types of the commercial agreements.

real estate

We provide the real estate due diligence reports and advise on different types of the commercial real estate transactions.

lawyers

Anna Kycia

partner

Anna Kycia

partner


Anna Kycia is a lawyer with over 15 years’ experience. She specialises in banking law, project finance and financial restructuring. In addition to that, she advises on the corporate matters, commercial and real estate transactions.


She is recommended in the several legal directories, including Chambers Global 2011 edition and Chambers Europe 2011 and 2014 editions as a leading individual in banking and finance law. She is also recommended as a leading lawyer in banking and finance in The IFLR1000 2014 and 2015 editions.


BAR ADMISSION: Attorney-at-law (2004).
EDUCATION: Faculty of Law at the Jagiellonian University (1999).
LANGUAGES: Polish and English.


CONTACT:
tel.: +48 22 100 66 06
e-mail: anna.kycia@kycialegal.com


ASSISTANT: Paulina Marniak
tel.: +48 22 100 66 04
e-mail: paulina.marniak@kycialegal.com

Grzegorz Kycia

partner

Grzegorz Kycia

partner


Grzegorz Kycia is a lawyer with over 15 years’ experience. He specialises in banking law, project finance and financial restructuring. In addition to that, he advises on the corporate matters, commercial, real estate and telecommunication transactions.


He is recommended by several legal directories, including The IFLR1000 2014 and 2015 editions and Chambers Europe 2014 edition as a leading lawyer in banking and finance.


BAR ADMISSION: Attorney-at-law (2004).
EDUCATION: Faculty of Law at the Jagiellonian University (1999).
LANGUAGES: Polish and English.


CONTACT:
tel.: +48 22 100 66 05
e-mail: grzegorz.kycia@kycialegal.com


ASSISTANT: Paulina Marniak
tel.: +48 22 100 66 04
e-mail: paulina.marniak@kycialegal.com

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