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Jan Szczurek

Baker McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa


Jan Szczurek is an advocate (adwokat) admitted to practice in Poland and a senior associate in the Banking and Finance Practice at Baker McKenzie in Warsaw.

He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and studied law at University of Paris X (Nanterre) in France. Prior to joining the Firm in 2016, Jan gained experience in renown law firms in Kraków and Paris as well as in the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF).

In 2020, Jan was nominated by the Firm and further successfully recruited to the AmCham 30 under 30 program - a one-year mentoring and leadership development program organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Poland, which is focused on promoting the "top, brightest, most talented and promising young professionals" in the country.

Practice Focus

Jan is a business lawyer with experience in various types of banking and debt capital markets transactions. He regularly advises on a range of transactional and regulatory matters, including real estate financings and corporate financings. He worked for leading banks, funds and borrowers on complex financing and refinancing projects, both domestic and cross border. Jan is also experienced in advising issuers and bondholders on matters concerning bond issuances.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised entities from the Matexi Group in obtaining financing through the revolving credit facility and the issuance of secured bonds, which involved Polish, Luxembourg and Belgian jurisdictions.
  • Advised consortium of the Polish banks in relation to the various aspects of multibillion financings provided to Ghelamco Group companies in connection with the Warsaw HUB and Warsaw Unit projects.
  • Advised Bank of China in connection with the PLN 1.2 billion revolving credit facility provided to the leading Polish oil and gas company.
  • Advised the Chinese real estate fund in multiple refinancing transactions of the purchase prices of real properties in Poland (aggregate value of over EUR 250 million).
  • Advised Diagnostyka S.A. in obtaining secured revolving credit facility from the consortium of Polish banks.
  • Advised PGNiG S.A. on establishing bond programme with total value of PLN 5 billion.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Warsaw Bar Association - Member


  • Poland


  • Jagiellonian University
  • University of Paris X (Nanterre)


  • English
  • Polish