She graduated with distinction from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in 1998, also completing a course in French law organised by the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences of Université de Poitiers in 1996, and qualified as a legal advisor in 2002. She joined Weil in 1996.
Zofia specialises in banking and finance transactions. She has participated in numerous projects representing both banks and borrowers in a wide range of transactions, including acquisition finance, project finance, and corporate and aircraft finance, as well as complex refinancings. She has broad experience in advising financial institutions and issuers in domestic and international bond offerings. Zofia has also advised in connection with a number of transactions involving the acquisition of non-performing loan portfolios.
The prestigious legal ranking publication Chambers and Partners recommended Zofia Frydrychowicz in 2015 in the “Other Noted Practitioners” category for debt capital markets and in its 2018 edition ranked her as one of a select few Notable Practitioners for banking and finance.
Another prestigious legal ranking publication, The Legal 500, has recommended Zofia for banking and finance since 2014 and it ranked her in the “Next Generation Lawyers” category for investment funds in its 2019 edition. Since 2013, she has been recommended by another legal ranking, IFLR1000, for banking and debt capital markets, and since the 2018 edition she has been singled out as one of a select few “Highly Regarded” lawyers in banking and finance, debt capital markets and real estate finance.
Zofia is fluent in English.