Marcin Zawadzki

Associate, Dubai



Marcin Zawadzki is a senior lawyer in the White & Case Capital Markets team in the Middle East. Marcin has an extensive track record advising corporates and investment banks on a variety of public and private capital markets transactions in Europe and the Middle East as well as public and private structured finance transactions. Marcin originally trained and practiced as a structured finance lawyer, advising originators, arrangers, servicers and cash managers on a wide range of structured finance transactions across multiple jurisdictions and multiple asset classes.

Marcin's clients are located across Europe, the US and the Middle East. His versatile skillset finds application across a wide range of capital markets products, including Islamic finance. His most recent experience includes advising issuers and arrangers/joint lead managers in Europe and the Middle East on a range of wholesale conventional and Shari'ah-compliant capital markets transactions, in both standalone as well as programmatic format.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Legal Practice Course
The College of Law


Graduate Diploma in Law
The College of Law


Durham University


Advising Al Rajhi Capital on the issuance of SAR 6.5 billion fixed rate resettable Additional Tier 1 Capital Sukuk by Al Rajhi Banking and Investment Corporation.

SNB Capital Company on the establishment of the first-in-the-market Shariah compliant SAR 5 billion Short-Term Certificate Issuance Programme.

SNB Capital Company on a standalone issuance of SAR 1 billion Additional Tier 1 Capital Sukuk, the first-in-the-market issuance of AT1 Sukuk by a Saudi non-SAMA regulated financial institution.

Advising Investcorp on establishment of its EMTN Regulation S note issuance programme.

Advising DP World PLC on its 2019 and 2018 GMTN and Sukuk 144A programme updates and subsequent issuances.*

Advising Emirates NBD Capital and Standard Chartered Bank as Dealers on the establishment of, and the inaugural issuance under, the Emirates Development Bank EMTN Programme.*

Advising Dubai Islamic Bank as Arranger on the DIB Sukuk Limited 2019 Trust Certificate Programme update.*

Advising GIB Capital as Arranger on the Gulf International Bank 2019 EMTN Programme update.*

Advising National Bank of Fujairah on the debut issuance of U.S.$ 350,000,000 Perpetual Additional Tier 1 Capital Securities.*

Advising Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank and Al-Hilal Bank on structural amendments to the existing AHB Sukuk Company Ltd. Trust Certificate Issuance Programme through a liability management exercise involving consent solicitation for amendments with delegate approval on a 'no material prejudice' basis.*

Advising on a variety of conventional and Shariah-compliant debt capital markets transactions, as well as structured finance transactions, in Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, including a variety of public Eurobond note programmes, Sukuk certificate programmes, public standalone issuances, private placements, public and private AT1 transactions, securitisations and liability management exercises.*

Advising Close Brothers Limited on a standalone issuance of GBP 261,400,000 Class A Asset Backed Floating Rate Notes due 2024 and GBP 48,100,000 Subordinated Asset Backed Fixed Rate Notes due 2024 issued by Orbita Funding 2017-1 PLC.*

Advising Joint Lead Managers on a standalone issuance of GBP 315,000,000 Class A Asset Backed Floating Rate Notes due 2025 and GBP 85,000,000 Class B Asset Backed Fixed Rate Notes due 2025 issued by Auto ABS UK Loans 2017 PLC.*

Advising Natixis and NatWest Markets as Arrangers and Joint Lead Managers on a GBP 230 million residential mortgage backed securitisation of a loan portfolio sold by Paratus AMC Limited.*

Advising Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited as Arranger and Joint Lead Manager on a GBP 540 million residential mortgage backed securitisation of an English mortgage loan portfolio originated by Capital Home Loans Limited.*

Advising Clydesdale Bank plc on the update of, and structural amendments to, the GBP 20 billion Reg S/144A master trust programme of Lanark Master Issuer. Advising on the subsequent issuance by Lanark Master Issuer of GBP 750 million series 2016-1 Reg S-only notes, the then largest GBP tranche in the UK RMBS market since 2013.*

Advising Close Brothers on the renewal of, and increase and amendments to, their GBP 400 million insurance premium loans warehouse securitisation.*

Advising the Arranger and Joint Lead Manager team at HSBC Bank plc on the structuring and execution of a Dutch residential and mixed-use property portfolio securitisation.*

Providing legal support to the Structured Finance Group business team at HSBC Bank plc in its capacity as lender on the renewal and amendment of a Close Brothers private securitisation.*

Providing ongoing legal support to the Structured Finance Group and Regency Assets conduit business teams, including structuring and execution of new public and private structured finance transactions as well as amendments, extensions and renewals of existing transactions.*


*experience prior to joining White & Case