Andrzej Wierciński is a co-founder and senior partner at WKB Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr. He heads the M&A, and restructuring and insolvency teams and advises clients on state aid matters. His extensive experience derives from many years’ work on the most high-profile and innovative projects, such as the very first cases of privatisation of state enterprises and state-owned banks, and the creation of the first joint ventures in post-transformation Poland. He also assisted on a number of international restructuring and distressed M&A transactions, including the first successful attempt to restructure high-yield debt in Poland. He holds a higher doctorate in law, and is a former visiting lecturer at Trinity College Oxford. Andrzej is engaged as a professor at the faculty of law of SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw, and he is the author of numerous publications, including the recently published Commentary on the Competition and Consumer Protection Act.