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Grzegorz Abram

Grzegorz Abram

Counsel

Counsel
Grzegorz Abram

Grzegorz Abram is a Polish advocate heading up the Warsaw Debt Capital Markets Group. He specialises in negotiating legal documentation for issues of securities.

Grzegorz has advised on various types of bond issues, including a number of Eurobond programmes (on the issuers' and arrangers' sides) and multiple high-yield structures as well as domestic bond issues placed as private or public offerings. His experience covers also issues of State Treasury instruments, subordinated bonds (to be included in Tier 2 funds), retail bond offerings and revenue bond programmes. Grzegorz has been involved in projects concerning structured bonds linked to indices, commodities and investment funds.

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Warsaw - University of Cambridge (Centre of British and European Law Studies) 2003
  • University of Warsaw (LLM) 2004
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2004
  • Admitted as an advocate (adwokat) in Poland 2011

Professional bodies

  • Member of The Warsaw Bar Association

Awards and citations

  • Grzegorz Abram is a DCM specialist, where he regularly handles placements of hybrid bonds, Eurobonds and revenue bonds. He acted for Energa on its EUR300 million issuance of Eurobonds.
    Chambers Global 2019, Capital Markets: Debt - Poland
  • Counsel Grzegorz Abram rises in the rankings as a result of his active involvement in key transactions and positive comments from market commentators. One source describes him as "very co-operative, helpful and highly client-oriented." He recently advised PKN Orlen on the issuance of EUR750 million in Eurobonds.
    Chambers Global 2018, Capital Markets Debt- Poland
  • Counsel Grzegorz Abram has extensive experience of securities and regularly assists clients with a wide range of bond issues ranging from EMTN Eurobonds to revenue bonds.
    Chambers Europe 2017
  • Counsel Grzegorz Abram receives warm praise from clients, who say: "He is highly dedicated, flexible and he understands and responds to our needs." His focus is debt capital markets, including Eurobonds and structured bonds.
    Chambers Europe 2016
  • Associate-to-watch Grzegorz Abram focuses on DCM matters and impresses clients and peers with his intellect and dedication. "He is a good thinker and a good lawyer," comments one source. Another interviewee adds: "He ran the process by himself and found solutions."
    Chamber Europe 2015
  • Associate to watch Grzegorz Abram is noted for his work in debt capital markets, and is widely recognised among peers as a young and talented lawyer.
    Chambers Europe 2014