Taddeo Ferraro

Taddeo Ferraro


Taddeo represents clients before courts and arbitral tribunals in international and domestic disputes involving project finance, loan facilities, international trade law, securities, antitrust, and post-M&A issues.

He advises commercial and investment banks, investment funds, government agencies, business associations, and public-listed and other companies with operations in finance, trade, insurance, technology, manufacturing, energy, and infrastructure.

As a regular contributor to law journals and books, Taddeo publishes opinions on commercial and financial law, litigation, and arbitration. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars.




Representative matters

An American global corporation on a USD100m multi-faceted international trade finance dispute spanning across a wide range of jurisdictions and involving multiple parties.

An export credit agency on a EUR 20m international arbitration regarding an export credit insurance provided in the context on an international project finance with parties from European and APAC jurisdictions.

An international infrastructure asset manager on a dispute strategy and negotiations concerning the construction of several windfarms across Poland with a total value of EUR40m.

A global investment bank on a number of litigation proceedings involving the bank’s prospectus liability in relation to one of the most extensive corporate bond issuance programmes in Poland.

Pro bono

Building a long-lasting relationship and regularly co-launching projects with a Polish charity whose mission is to counter the social exclusion of children and provide them with a sense of security and confidence in their potential.

Conducting seminars for law students interested in pursuing careers in international finance and commercial law.

Published Work

  • Subchapter “Poland” in: “Chapter 7. Non-US Class Actions” in: Eisenberg J.N. (ed.) (2023) “Litigating Securities Class Actions”, New York: LexisNexis
  • Ferraro T., Kochaniec-Kaczy?ska T., Neumann M. (2022) “The Federation might lose millions” (the original title: “Dojna krowa PZPN idzie na rze?. Zwi?zek mo?e straci? miliony”), Warsaw: Rzeczpospolita
  • Ferraro T. (2021) “Factors affecting the extent of a guarantor’s defences under a first demand bank guarantee” (the original title: Czynniki wp?ywaj?ce na zakres zarzutów gwaranta w ramach gwarancji bankowej na pierwsze ??danie”), Warsaw: Monitor Prawa Bankowego
  • Ferraro T. (2021) “Arbitration clause and a debtor's statement on submission to execution in bank financing” (the original title: “Klauzula arbitra?owa i notarialne o?wiadczenie d?u?nika o poddaniu si? egzekucji w finansowaniu bankowym”), Warsaw: Monitor Prawa Bankowego



Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law, 2020 (Attorney-at-law)


PhD studies, Law, Polish Academy of Sciences, 2022

MA, Faculty of Law and Administration, Jagiellonian University, 2016

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.