Paula Hryckowiak is an advocate (qualified in England & Wales and Poland) and Associate in Corporate and Leverage Finance Department at CMS. Before joining London office in 2018, she worked for almost 10 years in CMS Warsaw office. She specialises in corporate and acquisition financing projects and cross-border transactions. Over the years spent at CMS she worked for banks, institutional and private investors as well as companies. She was involved in different projects in various banking practice areas such as project finance (with the main focus on financings and acquisitions of wind farms), investment financings, syndicated loans, real estate financings, refinancing, corporate bonds and restructuring transactions.
In 2015 she was seconded for 8-month period to UniCredit London office, CEEMEA Loan Syndication Department. Her secondment was very successful and she returned to UniCredit for another 6 months in August 2017. During her secondment she worked on cross-border corporate and leveraged finance transactions, including the biggest syndicated loans in CEE region. This experience helped Paula to gain a unique commercial knowledge about the market and specific transaction requirements for various jurisdictions.