Katarzyna Sęktas – Bilusich
Katarzyna Sęktas, Legal Counsel, is the founder and the Managing Partner at the Legal Care Law Firm.
The scope of her banking and financial practice:
• project finance
• leveraged buyouts
• Club Deal transactions
• bilateral loan agreements
• security interest structure and documentation
• cash pool structure
• pre-court debt restructuring
• financial and organizational structure advisory
Katarzyna Sęktas has advised in conclusion of various agreements, in particular the syndicated loan agreements and other banking products, also in the public procurement proceedings. She has experience in the field of corporate services for banks, commercial law companies, as well as cooperatives and producer groups. She has represented clients in civil and commercial court proceedings, including proceedings before the courts in the UK.
Katarzyna Sęktas is a co-owner of SkySofter – a technology company and a softwarehouse. She has advised startups, in particular with the investment contracts and the business structure.
Katarzyna Sęktas is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw. She graduated from the MBA Executive at ESADE Business and Law School in Spain. She holds a diploma from the American Law University of Florida Levin Collage of Law. In the years 2000-2005 she worked for Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A. (Citibank Poland) later for Rabobank Polska S.A. and since 2012 she runs her own law firm “Legal Care”.
Katarzyna Sęktas leads the Working Group at the Polish Bank Association, whose purpose is to agree between the Polish Banks a standard loan agreement for the largest syndicated loans on the Polish market, based on the international documentation standards developed by the Loan Market Association from London, UK.
In past she also led the Working Group at the Polish Bank Association, whose purpose was to develop the Polish standard of the stand still agreement. The Working Group developed a draft stand still agreement for creditors to be used in the pre-court restructuring or in the bankruptcy proceedings.