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Our Infrastructure and Energy Practice lawyers create the most well known and recognisable professional group which supports both domestic and foreign businesses and the public sector in key projects.
Apart from our reliable knowledge, what makes us different is our experience, unique in Poland, of an extremely wide spectrum of projects. Our team’s local roots give us a better understanding of the domestic business and legal environment and our long-term contacts with numerous foreign partners have enabled us to implement the highest international standards of co-operation. This combination is a source of new business opportunities for our clients and guarantees the success of even the most complex projects. It has also enabled us to build up a comprehensive range of advisory services in all business areas which are provided to both private and public entities.
Our awareness of the public sector, where many of our Practice members gained their professional experience, its specifics and special requirements means that our actions are efficient and effective. This is supported by the numerous projects we have carried out both for and with public entities.
Our professional interests are centred on projects involving line infrastructure, rail, air and road transport, greenfield investments, waste management and water and sewage management, organisation of public transport and EU funds.
We offer full-range services to enterprises and investors in the transport and energy sectors. We advise on company acquisitions and the financing of energy projects, also on investments in the energy producer sector, including wind farms. We draw up legal analyses and participate in privatisation, merger, acquisition and restructuring transactions and infrastructure projects carried out either based on public procurement law or by way of public-private partnerships or concessions.
News | 11.04.2019 A new edition of Legal500 EMEA has been just published. We are very pleased to inform you that once again both our law firm and individual experts have been recommended in several categories.
Alert | 30.01.2019 On 24 January, a draft of the new Public Procurement Law was published and sent for public consultation. The new Law is to replace the current regulation on 1 January 2020.
News | 05.12.2018 We are pleased to announce that we received an award for its anti-smog and anti-corruption work. We would also like to encourage you to read the report to which our environmental protection team had prepared a substantive contribution.
Event | 21.11.2018 Asters and DZP has a pleasure of inviting you to business breakfast which will be held 21 November 2018.
Event | 13.11.2018 We are pleased to invite you to a business seminar on 13 November organised in conjunction with the law firm SDM and REVERA.
Event | 26.09.2018 During the seminar we will discuss investment opportunities in the Baltic states and give details of key projects in the infrastructure, energy and waste sectors planned in the near future.
News | 14.09.2018 On 14-21 September Marcin Krakowiak, as the guest of the Shanghai branch of the Polish Investment & Trade Agency, took part in international conferences in China.
Event | 12.06.2018 On 12 June we invite you to conference organised by the Public Procurement Law Association, whose vice-president is Katarzyna Kuźma. During the conference our expert Wojciech Hartung will give a talk on "Potential abuse of a dominant position on the public procurement market".
Event | 23.05.2018 On 23-26 May we invite you to the conference of the International Association of Young Lawyers – AIJA. It focuses on corporate governance and developing the lawyer-client relationship.
News | 23.05.2018 On 23-26 May 2018 a semi-annual conference of the International Association of Young Lawyers –AIJA was held in Warsaw. From Wednesday to Saturday it hosted over 250 people from around the world.
Alert | 10.05.2018 More details regarding support system to replace special economic zones. The draft Act on Support for New Investments has entered the next phase.
Deals corner | 07.05.2018 On 7 May a contract to design, build and operate a thermal waste treatment plant in Gdańsk has been signed.
News | 24.04.2018 We are pleased to announce that once again Domański Zakrzewski Palinka is at the forefront of the 2018 Ranking of Law Firms.
News | 12.04.2018 A new edition of Legal500 EMEA has been just published. We are very pleased to inform you that once again both our law firm and individual experts have been recommended in several categories.
Deals corner | 30.03.2018 We advised Tauron in the execution of agreements determining the conditions of involvement of Investment Funds in the development of an energy unit.
Publication | 05.02.2018 We are pleased to inform that the International Financial Law Review has published 2018 Project Finance Report. Our experts prepared the Polish chapter of the publication.
Deals corner | 18.01.2018 DZP advised Sądeckie Wodociągi and 5 of the company's shareholders on the biggest infrastructure transaction carried out to date under the "Package for medium-sized cities” programme by the PDF.
Deals corner | 03.01.2018 Katarzyna Kuźma and Wojciech Hartung have represented FBSerwis Karpatia before the National Appeal Chamber in a dispute over a procedure to collect and manage municipal waste in Ryglice Municipality.
Deals corner | 18.12.2017 On Monday, 18 December 2018, FlixBus announced an integration with Polski Bus, belonging to Souter Holdings Poland sp. z o.o. DZP has advised on this strategic alliance.
Publication | 15.12.2017 In September 2016, the Ministry of Energy announced a plan for the development of electromobility, with an initial draft act on electromobility and alternative fuels being announced on 27 April 2017.
Publication | 15.12.2017 The main piece of EU legislation regulating the environmental impact of large industrial installations is Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010.
Deals corner | 08.12.2017 MTU Aero Engines, a German manufacturer of civil and military aircraft engines, and Lufthansa Technik, a leading provider of technical aircraft services, formed the joint company EME Aero.
Deals corner | 01.12.2017 Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland is to carry out a new investment in its factory in Jelcz-Laskowice in a production line for its new generation 1.5 litre petrol engine. Production is set to start in 2020.
Alert | 23.11.2017 On 20 October the Ministry of Development and Finance published a draft act on the rules for supporting new investments. The proposed regulations address problems faced by investors.
Publication | 26.10.2017 We would like to present you the report on legal protection measures in EU countries. The study was prepared by the experts of The Public Procurement Law Association.
News | 11.10.2017 Public institution representatives, experts and public procurement practitioners met to debate the way legal protection systems function in the field of public procurement law in Poland and other EU member states.
Deals corner | 27.07.2017 DZP, Mott MacDonald and Crido Taxand are to provide the Ministry of Development and the City of Krakow with legal, economic-financial, technical advice on the performance of a PPP project.
News | 13.07.2017 Tomasz Darowski, Partner in DZP's Infrastructure & Energy Practice, has been appointed chair of the legal, customs and tax committee at the Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (PUCC).
News | 03.07.2017 We are pleased to announce that 5 lawyers, who have been associated with DZP for years now, have become Partners as of 1 July. Congratulations to Przemysław, Anna, Agata, Paweł and José Luis!
Deals corner | 26.06.2017 We advised Infracapital on a joint venture with Nokia. The companies won a tender for a project to build and maintain fibre optic networks providing internet access in regions in Poland.
Deals corner | 21.06.2017 We advised FBSerwis on the purchase of 100% of shares in Przedsiębiorstwo Higieny Komunalnej Trans-Formers Wrocław and in Trans-Formers Karpatia. The transaction value was PLN 155 million.
Deals corner | 14.06.2017 DZP, Mott MacDonald and Crido Taxand is to provide the Ministry of Development and the City of Krakow with full-range advice on undertaking entitled "Krakow Fast Tramway – stage IV".
Deals corner | 21.05.2017 We advised the winning bidder, MEDCOM S.A. at the bid preparation stage and throughout all the appeal proceedings in two tenders to purchase electric bus infrastructure.
News | 11.04.2017 On 11 April, Wojciech Hartung, Counsel in the Infrastructure & Energy Practice, obtained his doctorate in law. Wojciech defended his doctoral dissertation with honours.
News | 10.04.2017 An expanded, i.e. European, part of the Chambers and Partners ranking has just been published. The Europe Guide is a supplement to the Global Guide, and also distinguishes DZP and its experts.
News | 02.04.2017 The Partners in DZP were joined by Rafał Hajduk, who will lead the energy sector advisory team in the Infrastructure and Energy Practice. Together with Rafał DZP is joined by 4 lawyers.
News | 24.03.2017 Yesterday evening Polityka Insight announced the results of its second Ranking of Regulatory Law Firms. We are pleased to inform you that DZP has been distinguished in 5 out of 6 categories.
News | 06.03.2017 On 6 March 2017, Wojciech Hartung was appointed by the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Development and Finance, Mateusz Morawiecki, as a member of the Public Procurement Board.
News | 23.02.2017 In the World Bank report "Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017", our Infrastructure and Energy Practice lawyers were named Local Experts on water law and its impact on the agricultural sector.
News | 09.02.2017 On 8 February 2017 in Warsaw Infrastructure & Construction Diamonds were awarded for the second time. The contest committee awarded our law firm a prize in the Adviser of the Year category.
News | 08.02.2017 On 3 February 2017, the Public Procurement Law Association was founded. One of the founding members is Katarzyna Kuźma, who also became Vice President of the Association.
Deals corner | 30.01.2017 On 13 December the NAC dismissed PGF Urtica's appeal against the tender result for the anti-pneumococcal vaccines announced by the Public Procurement Department at the Ministry of Health.
Deals corner | 22.12.2016 We acted for Enea Wytwarzanie in negotiations with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe and Polimex-Mostostal. We negotiated annex to a contract to build a 1075 MW energy unit.
Deals corner | 19.12.2016 We provided full-range legal assistance to Przewozy Regionalne sp. z o.o. in a contract award procedure for the purchase of modern electric multiple units. We advised at all stages of the procedure.
Deals corner | 20.11.2016 Our lawyers have advised in a case to obtain a European Commission decision on state aid for the coal mining sector in the years 2015-2018. The aid programme was approved on 18 November 2016.
News | 02.11.2016 DZP’s experts are advising Warbud SA during the conversion of the 17th century Pac Palace in Vilnius into the new Polish Embassy in Lithuania.
Deals corner | 21.10.2016 We are advising the company in a process to obtain state aid for the investments in the form of financial support offered by the Minister of Development and Finances.
News | 18.07.2016 On 7 July 2017 Magdalena Zabłocka and Wojciech Hartung were appointed members of a working group set up by the Ministry of Development to review the law on public-private partnerships and to draw up a government policy in this respect.
News | 26.04.2016 An expanded, i.e. European, part of the Chambers and Partners ranking has just been published. The Europe Guide is a supplement to the Global Guide results published in March and also distinguishes DZP and its experts again.
News | 13.04.2016 A new edition of Legal 500 EMEA publication and ranking has been just published. DZP is Top Tier ranked in Public Law, Dispute Resolution and Insurance categories. Moreover, Paweł Grzejszczak and Julita Zimoch-Tuchołka are both recommended as Leading Lawyers.
Publication | 30.03.2016 Assessing public procurement systems in 77 economies all over the world - the World Bank Report includes the Polish perspective with i.e. DZP law firm 's lawyers insight.
News | 29.01.2016 28 January 2016 Polityka Insight announced the results of its first Ranking of Regulatory Law Firms 2016. Our law firm has been distinguished in three out of five categories: Pharmaceutical, Banking, Energy.
Deals corner | 29.01.2016 Advisory to PORR Polska Infrastructure SA, ZUE SA and Przedsiębiorstwo Budowy Kopalń PeBeKa SA in a dispute with the City of Poznan and the company Poznańskie Inwestycje Miejskie.
Deals corner | 15.01.2016 DZP acted for two companies (Spanish and the Dutch) from the Spanish Uriel Inversiones capital group in a dispute over payment of an additional fee. This dispute ended successfully for our client.
News | 30.10.2015 We are pleased to announce the publication of a commentary on Directive 2014/24/EU on public procurement, "Dyrektywa 2014/24/UE w sprawie zamówień publicznych. Komentarz”.
News | 23.10.2015 We are happy to inform you that on 19 October the World Bank published a report "Benchmarking Public Procurement 2016" to which experts from the Infrastructure and Energy Practice at our law firm contributed to.
Event | 15.10.2015 On 15 October a conference will be held in Warsaw on Preparing Bankable PPP Projects in Poland organised by the International Project Finance Association in conjunction with Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego and Mott MacDonald.
Deals corner | 30.09.2015 EDF Polska SA and Fundusz Inwestycji Infrastrukturalnych - Kapitałowy Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamknięty Aktywów Niepublicznych signed an investment and shareholders agreement.
News | 20.04.2015 We are pleased to announce that Katarzyna Kuźma, at a ceremony at the Polish embassy in Madrid, was presented with a Polish Chamber of Commerce Honorary Gold Medal for services to the development of the Chamber.
Deals corner | 20.04.2015 Our law firm has provided legal advisory to Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA on the introduction of the first ever discount scheme for strategic gas customers.
Deals corner | 30.12.2014 The Public Procurement Office has published and recommended on its website model public procurement documents that DZP lawyers helped to draw up.
Deals corner | 22.09.2014 On 11 September the company PGE EJ 1 sp. z o.o., set up to build the first Polish nuclear power plant, signed a contract with a technical adviser – contract engineer, the British firm AMEC Nuclear UK Limited.
News | 10.04.2014 A new edition of Legal500 EMEA has been just published. We are very pleased to inform you that once again both our law firm and individual experts have been recommended in several categories.
Deals corner | 18.12.2013 On 18 December 2013 the Public Transport Authority of the Capital City of Warsaw and a consortium of AMS and Stroer Polska concluded a contract for the construction and operation of 1,580 bus/tram shelters for Warsaw in the form of a concession for construction works.
Deals corner | 29.10.2013 Experts in DZP's public procurement team (Infrastructure & Energy Practice) have successfully represented MZK Toruń in proceedings before the National Appeal Chamber concerning selection of the most advantageous bid for the purchase of low-floor trams.
Deals corner | 15.05.2013 DZP has advised PLL LOT on obtaining a European Commission decision approving state aid of PLN 400 million for airlines. The EC deemed that the aid to help businesses in difficult economic situations complied with EU rules.
Deals corner | 22.04.2013 The National Appeal Chamber has overturned the General Directorate of National Roads and Motorways' selection of a bid submitted by the Astaldi consortium to construct the Grot-Rowecki bridge in Warsaw.
Deals corner | 18.04.2013 Experts from DZP's Tax Practice and Infrastructure & Energy Practice have successfully represented Biskupiec municipality before the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC).
Deals corner | 08.04.2013 On 8 April the City of Poznan and SITA Zielona Energia sp. z o.o. signed a contract for the construction of a waste incinerator using a PPP.
Deals corner | 21.03.2013 On Thursday, 21 March, the Voivodship Administrative Court dismissed an appeal filed by a consortium of CAM Polska Outdoor Sp. z o.o. and CAM Media S.A. against the selection of the consortium of AMS S.A. and Ströer Polska as the entity that would build 1,580 bus/tram shelters and then operate them in exchange for advertising revenue.
Deals corner | 06.03.2013 On 6 March 2013 the European Commission approved planned state aid for the construction of the Brody-Adamowo pipeline. The aid beneficiary will be the company Międzynarodowe Przedsiębiorstwo Rurociągowe "Sarmatia" Sp. z o.o., which will receive a subsidy of approx.
Deals corner | 28.02.2013 DZP's Infrastructure & Energy Practice advised the company Obrascon Huarte Lain S.A. on an investment entitled "Construction of a road link between Gdańsk Airport and the Port of Gdańsk – Trasa Słowackiego, Task II, ul. Potokowa-Al. Rzeczpospolita Section" in performance of part of a contract with the City of Gdańsk.
Deals corner | 20.02.2013 Experts from DZP's Infrastructure and Energy Practice and Litigation Practice have advised the Czech company Bogl a Krysl, k.s., which has created numerous consortia with Polish partners, on the performance of key prestigious road projects in Poland, including sections of the A2 motorway.
Deals corner | 07.02.2013 DZP played the role of legal adviser to PGE EJ 1 Sp. z o.o., which on 7 February signed a contract with a consortium of WorleyParsons Nuclear Services JSC, WorleyParsons International Inc. and WorleyParsons Group Inc. to conduct site and environmental tests in connection with the construction of the first nuclear power plant in Poland with output of approx. 3,000 MW.
Deals corner | 01.02.2013 DZP is advising Enea Wytwarzanie S.A. on the construction of the most innovative power block in Europe with gross output of 1,075 MW. The coal-fired block is being built in Świerże Górne near Kozienice and the investment value is PLN 6.4 billion.
Deals corner | 01.02.2013 DZP's Infrastructure and Energy Practice advised Przedsiębiorstwo Inwestycyjno-Remontowe Energetyki i Przemysłu "Remak-Rozruch" S.A. on negotiating the co-operation terms and conditions for a consortium with Nalco Mobotec Polska Sp. z o.o.
News | 15.01.2013 We are pleased to announce that an English version of the Public Procurement Law, the Public-Private Partnership Act and the Act on Concessions for Works and Services is now available in bookshops.
Deals corner | 18.10.2012 On 18 October a precedential administrative settlement was concluded before the Energy Regulatory Office laying down the content of an agreement to connect two wind farms of a total output of 410 MW to PSE Operator's network.
Deals corner | 15.10.2012 In recent months PGE EJ 1 Sp. z o.o., the company carrying out the nuclear project, awarded the tenders for strategic legal advisory and day-to-day advisory on the nuclear project.
Deals corner | 28.09.2012 DZP representing the capital city of Warsaw has won a decision favourable for the City in the Voivodship Administrative Court in Warsaw in a procedure to award a concession to construct and maintain bus/tram shelters and other equipment in Warsaw.
Deals corner | 28.08.2012 The National Appeal Board today dismissed in full an appeal filed by one of the private partners taking part in a procedure run by the City of Poznan by way of a competitive dialogue to select a private partner to build and exploit a waste incinerator in Poznan.
Deals corner | 26.04.2012 DZP represented the City of Warsaw in several court cases which ended successfully for our client. Over the past two months we have won positive judgments for the City in prestigious civil and administrative cases.
Deals corner | 16.04.2012 DZP advised the Enterprise Investors fund on the purchase of a wind farm in Poland. This was one of the first investment of this size carried out by an investment fund in the wind energy sector in Poland.
Deals corner | 20.03.2012 DZP advised PLL LOT S.A. on the sale of LOT AMS Sp. z o.o., an aircraft servicing and repair company. Transaction value in the range of several hundred million zloty.
News | 01.01.2012 The Partners in the law firm Domański Zakrzewski Palinka are pleased to announce that on 1 January 2012 their ranks were augmented by Katarzyna Kuźma, abogado (Infrastructure and Energy Practice).
Deals corner | 31.07.2011 DZP is providing legal advisory to the Office of Electronic Communications (OEC) on developing its broadband market and carrying out an investment involving the construction of broadband networks.
Deals corner | 30.04.2011 DZP is supporting the Main Road Transport Inspectorate with implementation of a project entitled "Development of an automatic traffic monitoring system (construction of an automatic traffic monitoring system control centre)".
Deals corner | 29.04.2011 DZP is providing legal advisory on a project involving the construction by PGE EJ Sp. z o.o. of the first nuclear power plant in Poland with output of 3,000 MW.
Deals corner | 31.03.2011 DZP is providing legal advisory for Ministry of Regional Development on a project involving the construction and exploitation of a thermal municipal waste treatment installation through a public-private partnership using EU funds.
Publication | 05.11.2010 Has your country adopted a new separate law to implement the 17/2004/EC directive?
News | 02.08.2010 We have the pleasure of informing you that, in line with our firm’s development strategy and to meet our clients’ expectations, DZP has expanded its Energy Advisory Team.
Deals corner | 30.11.2009 DZP is advising on the first project carried out by the Capital City of Warsaw based on the Act on Concessions for Construction Works and Services of 2009. The project involves the construction of bus/tram shelters.
Deals corner | 31.01.2009 DZP is providing legal advice on the implementation of a project entitled "Organisation of inter-voivodship passenger rail services including an infrastructure element (purchase of rolling stock)".
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