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We provide legal advisory on all real estate matters, particularly:

  • taking into account tax and financial aspects, we develop real estate transaction structures,
  • we advise on the sale and purchase of real estate: we draw up, negotiate and issue opinions on agreements and advise on agreement performance,
  • we advise on giving real estate over to third parties for use: we draw up, negotiate and issue opinions on lease and rent agreements and on agreement performance,
  • we carry out due diligences of real estate and advise on how to eliminate negative due diligence findings,
  • we advise on the establishment and removal of encumbrances on real estate, including limited property rights,
  • we advise on all civil and administrative law aspects of real estate development, particularly on spatial planning and investment processes,
  • we advise on sale-and-lease-back transactions,
  • we advise on real estate management and commercial use,
  • we handle court, administrative and court-administrative proceedings concerning real estate, including reprivatisation claims and investment processes.

We also offer full-range services for M&A transactions on the real estate market, particularly restructuring of international capital groups operating on the real estate market.

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News | 12.03.2018 We are very pleased to announce that both our law firm and our experts have once again been recommended in the Chambers Europe 2018 ranking that was published last week.

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Deals corner | 24.10.2017 Domański Zakrzewski Palinka advised ASG Poland SA on the sale of a production plant and real estate in Bydgoszcz to a company in the Austrian Mayr-Melnhof Packaging group.

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Deals corner | 19.04.2017 Whether an owner-like possessor has the capacity to be party to a court action for remuneration for non-contractual use of real estate when it has given the real estate over for dependent possession?

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"Small Reprivatisation Act" enters into force

Deals corner | 17.09.2016 DZP experts comment the Act of 25 June 2015 amending the Act on Real Estate Management and the Family and Guardianship Code, which came into effect On 17 September 2016.

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New interpretation of Warsaw Decree

Deals corner | 31.08.2016 New interpretation of Warsaw Decree gives grounds for negative decision issued under Decree to be changed even after a court judgment dismissing an appeal against decision has become final.

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Alert | 06.02.2016 In the second week of January this year, the Polish government published a bill that will revolutionise the principles of trading in agricultural properties. The proposed changes take effect on 30 April 2016.

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Dispute with Serbia – precedential Polish court judgment

Deals corner | 03.09.2015 The Regional Court in Warsaw awarded over PLN 21 million plus interest against the Republic of Serbia to the Gawroński family for the non-contractual use the building at Al. Ujazdowskie.

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DZP advises on sale of commercial property at Royal Route

Deals corner | 29.06.2015 DZP Real Estate Practice advised a major insurance company operating in Poland on the sale of a commercial property at the Royal Route in Warsaw to a leading commercial network on the Polish market.

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Dispute over perpetual usufruct to real estate in Warsaw

Deals corner | 03.05.2015 DZP's Real Estate Practice has successfully advised the Malaysia Embassy in a dispute with the capital city of Warsaw over the perpetual usufruct to real estate in the centre of Warsaw.

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Investor Guide to Europe 2014

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DZP advises Polish Hunting Association

Deals corner | 14.08.2014 DZP's Real Estate Practice has successfully concluded a case it was conducting for Polish Hunting Association over acquisition of rights to real estate at ul. Nowy Świat in Warsaw.

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Chambers Europe recommends DZP and its experts

News | 25.04.2014 Yestarday the European edition of Chambers & Partners was published. We are pleased to inform you that both our law firm and DZP’s experts have again been recommended in the following categories:

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DZP recovers real estate in Krakow in a multifaceted reprivatisation case

Deals corner | 18.04.2014 After several years of conducting a number of court and administrative proceedings, DZP’s Real Estate Practice has successfully ended a case for a client from the USA.

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DZP successfully ends case over change of deadlines for developing real estate on Trakt Królewski

Deals corner | 18.04.2014 DZP’s Real Estate Practice has successfully ended a case for one of the largest insurance companies in Poland over a change in the deadlines for developing Real estate in Warsaw.

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Legal500 EMEA 2014 recommendations for DZP

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.

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Supreme Court: if Serbia is not a foreigner, then what is it?

Deals corner | 13.03.2014 If Serbia is not a foreigner, then what is it? Another DZP success in precedential reprivatisation dispute over former Serbian Embassy building at Al. Ujazdowskie 23 in Warsaw.

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Decree claims are no obstacle to prolonging usufruct term

Deals corner | 21.12.2012 Court upholds DZP's stance: decree claims no obstacle to prolonging perpetual usufruct term. The case concerns a real estate located in an area covered by the Warsaw Decree of 1945.

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DZP wins long-term dispute over former Serbian embassy building

Deals corner | 25.06.2012 On 25 June 2012 the Regional Court in Warsaw issued an order dismissing an appeal filed by the Republic of Serbia in a case of Serbia's acquisitive prescription of real estate at Aleje Ujazdowskie.

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News | 25.05.2012 In response to our clients’ needs and expectations, we have created a Warehouse Properties Sector Advisory Team within our Real Estate Practice led by Lech Żyżylewski.

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Advisory to perpetual usufructuaries of real estate

News | 26.03.2012 To meet market requirements and in response to our clients’ expectations, as part of the Real Estate Practice we offer comprehensive advisory to perpetual usufructuaries of real estate.

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