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Michal Smiechowski Joins CMS as Debt Capital Markets Leader

Michal Smiechowski Joins CMS as Debt Capital Markets Leader

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Michal Smiechowski has joined CMS in Warsaw as a Counsel and the leader of the Debt Capital Markets practice.

Smiechowski moved from Gide Loyrette Nouel, where he was a Counsel between 2019 and 2022. Prior to that, he worked for Dentons, first as a Senior Associate, between 2013 and 2014, then as a Counsel, between 2015 and 2019. Earlier still, he was a Consultant with the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg, between 2012 and 2013. Between 2007 and 2012 Smiechowski worked for Dentons legacy firm Salans, preceded by one year with Clifford Chance as a Junior Associate.

Smiechowski moved together with Associate Przemyslaw Kopka.

I see Michal’s and Przemek’s joining as one of the key elements of the CMS business strategy," commented CMS Partner and Head of Banking and Finance in Poland Michal Mezykowski. "Our goal is to ensure the highest quality of legal advice in DCM projects carried out on the Polish and international debt capital markets."

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