Tomasz Stawecki’s practice focuses on debt financing, in particular project finance, acquisition finance and asset-based finance. Active in this field since 1991 he also has broad experience in matters involving financial restructuring, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights.
From 1992 to 1998 Tomasz advised the Committee for Civil Law Reform at Poland’s Ministry of Justice on matters relating to registered pledges, land and mortgage registers and the National Court Register. From 2005 to 2008 he advised the National Bank of Poland and the Ministry of Justice on these issues.
Tomasz lectures at the Faculty of Law and Administration at Warsaw University, where he has been a faculty member since 1980. His principal areas are the theory and philosophy of law. He has also lectured on legal interpretation, theory of rights, pledge law and the legal aspects of investment financing, and he has written leading treatises in these areas in Polish, English, German and French.
Tomasz has been highly recommended in Chambers Global: Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers, Chambers Europe and European Legal Experts since the directories started publishing. He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in Poland. Tomasz was included in Practical Law Company’s Global Counsel 3000 in 2003/2004. In 1995 he received a distinction in the 35th Annual Competition of Państwo i Prawo for the best doctoral thesis in law and in 2007 the Annual Prize of the Warsaw University Faculty of Law for Academic Achievements.