Sławomir Szepietowski

Sławomir Szepietowski

Managing Partner Poland


Sławomir Szepietowski is appreciated for his business-oriented and customer-focused approach.

Sławomir is the Managing Partner of Bird & Bird's Warsaw office. He also heads the Banking and Finance practice in Poland.

He has worked in banks and international law firms since 1998, specialising in banking and finance.

He has vast experience of providing legal services to financial institutions, including public companies and investment funds, corporate governance and regulatory matters.

Sławomir has worked on various transactions encompassing lending debt, securities issue, derivatives, and private equity. He is an experienced coordinator of teams of lawyers leading specific business lines and projects.

He has experience with international start-up business activities, particularly with the entry of new financial institutions into the Polish market (cross-border activity, establishing branches of foreign entrepreneurs, opening new business lines).

He is a recommended arbitrator on the list of the Arbitration Court at the Polish Bank Association, as well as an appointed legal expert of the Polish Chamber of Commerce.

Sławomir has been recognised by the Polish Bank Association for his contribution to the development of Polish banking law and practice.

He is a frequent speaker at Polish and international conferences relating to banking and financial sector and an author of numerous publications in this field.

Sławomir works in Polish and English.

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Lawyer Testimonials
  1. “Sławomir assists financial services companies with a broad range of financing issues. […] Very accommodating and willing to help.”

    Chambers 2016
  2. Clients say Sławomir Szepietowski gives high-level advice and value his creative thinking.

    Chambers Global 2015
  3. “Skilful negotiator and a diplomatic communicator.”

    Legal 500 2015