Pawel Rymarz is a legal advisor admitted to practice in Poland and has been the managing partner of the Warsaw office of Weil since 1998.
He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in 1985, qualified as a legal advisor in 1992 and joined Weil in 1993. Pawel has become widely recognised as an outstanding specialist in corporate law and in M&A and capital markets transactions. He has advised on the largest acquisitions and privatisations in Poland, on numerous domestic and international public offerings of securities and private equity transactions, and on the restructuring of many leading Polish capital groups.
For many years Pawel Rymarz has been recognised by international legal rankings such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, PLC Which Lawyer?, Expert Guides and Best Lawyers, as well as local legal rankings of a leading Polish daily, Rzeczpospolita, and the Polish edition of Forbes, as one of the leading lawyers in Poland for M&A, private equity, corporate law and corporate governance, equity and debt capital markets, restructuring and insolvency, energy and natural resources, and telecommunications, media and technology.
The prestigious legal ranking publication Chambers & Partners has, since the inception of its Poland rankings, ranked Pawel in Band 1 for corporate/M&A; it has also repeatedly ranked him in Band 1 for capital markets and private equity and as one of Poland’s finest restructuring/insolvency specialists. According to recent reports, “Paweł Rymarz is a highly respected practitioner who acts on landmark public and private acquisitions, corporate restructurings and private equity transactions. He is praised by sources as ‘a fantastic lawyer.’ One client reports: ‘Whenever there is a need to see the bigger picture, he is on it. He comes up with ideas that are good for business.’ Another source describes him as ‘a senior lawyer who knows everybody. He has an ability to convince people in complex situations.’ Furthermore, sources praise Paweł Rymarz as ‘one of the best capital markets lawyers in Poland.’ A client says: ‘I am very comfortable with his advice. He has a very pragmatic approach, even in difficult negotiations.’” The report goes on to state: “Pawel Rymarz is praised as [being] ‘extremely sharp’ by clients. He is particularly well versed in IPOs, complex M&A and corporate restructurings”.
Paweł Rymarz was recognised in 2018 in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame as one of the select few elite partners who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence.
Pawel Rymarz has for many years been voted by his peers Poland’s Best Lawyer for M&A/privatisations/restructuring in the legal ranking prepared by Rzeczpospolita.
Pawel Rymarz is an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce.
Pawel is fluent in English and conversant in Russian.