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Litigation

We provide legal assistance with:

  • civil proceedings in common courts and the Supreme Court,
  • administrative court proceedings,
  • administrative proceedings in dispute situations,
  • mediation and ADR,
  • pre-trial advisory,
  • criminal, penal fiscal and enforcement proceedings.

We handle, e.g. corporate court cases over investment settlements, payment of compensation, personal data protection.

Before a dispute is examined by the relevant institution we try to resolve disputes at the pre-court stage by way of mediation, settlement and conciliation proceedings. On our clients’ behalf we also run negotiations aimed at achieving the desired outcome without initiating court proceedings.

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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.

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NBC has repealed decision concerning penalty for TVN

Deals corner | 11.01.2018 Having reviewed the positions of social partners and TVN the Chairman of the National Broadcasting Council has repealed a decision imposing a penalty of almost PLN 1.5 million on TVN.

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Deals corner | 30.05.2017 We have advised Envelo (Poczta Polska Usługi Cyfrowe sp. z o.o.) in an interpretational dispute over VAT on their flagship product, i.e. the sale of e-stamps – neostamps.

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Expansion of Criminal Law Team in DZP

News | 26.05.2017 We are pleased to announce that we have created a Criminal Law Team in DZP's Dispute Resolution Practice. The team is headed by Dr Hanna Gajewska-Kraczkowska.

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Legal 500 EMEA 2017 recommendations for DZP

News | 13.04.2017 In a new edition of Legal 500 EMEA DZP is a leader in Public Law and Dispute Resolution and Julita Zimoch-Tuchołka, Paweł Grzejszczak and Rafal Hajduk are recommended as Leading Individuals.

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Precedential case to exclude cash from bankruptcy estate

Deals corner | 11.04.2017 We have represented Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL) in a precedential case in which OHL demanded that funds owed to OHL be excluded from the bankruptcy estate of Hydrobudowy Polska (HBP).

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DZP wins in Supreme Administrative Court in VAT case

Deals corner | 28.02.2017 We represented a pharmaceutical company in an emergency procedure (to annul tax decisions) before the tax authorities and administrative courts in a VAT case. Our efforts brought our client over PLN 8 mln.

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DZP recovers funds from undue guarantee call for OHL

Deals corner | 30.01.2017 Obrascón Huarte Lain proved that the contracting authority (municipal company) had had no grounds for demanding payment under the guarantee for proper performance of contract.

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PKP Intercity awarded record compensation

Deals corner | 12.12.2016 We represented PKP Intercity in an arbitration over the payment of a contractual penalty by Alstom for delayed supply of Pendolino trains. The aaward is EUR 42.3 million with interest.

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Investment arbitration before Permanent Court of Arbitration

Deals corner | 01.07.2016 DZP and the State Treasury General Solicitor’s Office represented the Republic of Poland in a case brought by the Norwegian investors, Geir Almås and Kristian Almås.

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Legal 500 EMEA 2016 recommendations for DZP

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.

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Supreme Court judgment key to the development of arbitration

Deals corner | 24.02.2016 Our lawyers finally saw the successful end of a case that had lasted over 6 years to set aside an award issued by the Court of Arbitration in Warsaw in a case between Taifun Real sp. z o.o. and Exatel SA.

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Settlement in Poznan tramline case with DZP’s assistance

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.

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Success fee for Uriel Inversiones group companies

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.

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We acted successfully for Kompania Piwowarska in the case

Deals corner | 30.11.2015 We acted successfully for KP which was banned from distributing flavoured beers in specific packaging, based on an injunction obtained by main competitor, Żywiec SA Group.

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Amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure featuring Bartosz Karolczyk's chapter

News | 01.10.2015 A monograph entitled Amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure edited by Dr hab. Agnieszka Góra-Błaszczykowska has recently been published. It contains a chapter written by Bartosz Karolczyk, Associate in DZP’s Dispute Resolution Practice.

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New edition of "Ius Commune Europaeum" - Evidence in Contemporary Civil Procedure

News | 31.08.2015 The 2015 annual publication in the Ius Commune Europaeum series, i.e. Evidence in Contemporary Civil Procedure, contains an article entitled "Preclusion of Late Allegations and Evidence as a Tool to Increase the Efficiency of Civil Proceedings In Poland". The author is Dr. Bartosz Karolczyk, Associate at Domański Zakrzewski Palinka.

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Taxation of athletes’ income - precedential resolution

Deals corner | 22.06.2015 There has been a breakthrough in a long-standing dispute with tax authorities over taxation of income from practicing a sport in which DZP’s Tax Practice represented a professional athlete.

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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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Invitation for "Central-Eastern Europe Fraud & Risk Conference"

Event | 24.11.2014 We are pleased to invite you to participate in the fourth Central-Eastern Europe Fraud & Risk Conference to be held in Warsaw at the Sofitel Victoria Hotel on 24-25 November.

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Paweł Paradowski joins DZP Partners’ circle

News | 01.07.2014 The Partners in the law firm Domański Zakrzewski Palinka are pleased to announce that on 1 July 2014 their circle was augmented by Paweł Paradowski, advocate.

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Legal500 EMEA 2014 recommendations for DZP

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DZP wins a precedential case over financial adjustments

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).

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Publication | 26.08.2010 The law on class action is one of this year’s most important legislative changes. It is unquestionably a step towards improving the efficiency of court proceedings and facilitating access to courts for people who cannot afford to start a lawsuit by themselves.

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