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Chambers Europe recommends DZP and its experts

25.04.2014

Yestarday the new edition of Chambers & Partners: Chambers Europe 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:

  • EmploymentBogusław Kapłon ChambersEuropeDZP-2014[Bogusław Kapłon leads the department and splits his time between the Warsaw and Poznań offices. He oversees all matters and interviewees commend him for his commitment, involvement and good knowledge of employment law. Clients said: "The team provides fast responses and interesting solutions."]
  • EnergyPaweł Grzejszczak [Head of department Paweł Grzejszczak climbs the rankings this year based on great feedback and market visibility, with clients saying: "He is definitely an expert, particularly in regulatory." He advises on regulatory matters, transactions, projects, public procurement and renewable energy. Clients said: "We have a good impression of the firm, and its large capacity means there are never delays."]
  • EnvironmentDaniel Chojnacki [Daniel Chojnacki offers particular knowledge in waste management issues and environmental impact assessments. Sources describe him as "calm and focused," and he is also praised for being "bright and concise."]
  • Life sciencesMarcin Matczak, Michał Czarnuch and for the first time in this ranking Patryk Turzański [Practice head Marcin Matczak draws widespread praise for his extensive industry knowledge. He specialises in pharmaceutical law, and also advises on food law and competition matters. Michał Czarnuch moves up in the rankings thanks to glowing market feedback. One source says: "He is always available, no matter how busy, and the advice is always punctual." Clients enjoy working with associate Patryk Turzański, highlighting his support in key pharma and IP mandates.]
  • Public Procurement - Wojciech Hartung and for the first time in this ranking Katarzyna Kuźma [Wojciech Hartung offers unique insight, having worked in the Polish Public Procurement office, which clients appreciate: "He understands how the authorities work and he also has a very good knowledge of the EU regulations." He has particular expertise in construction and service concessions. Katarzyna Kuźma joins the rankings this year for her work in the field of public procurement, including successfully representing Metrostav in appeal proceedings regarding the S8 road project. Clients commend her knowledge of construction contracts and her strong litigation skills. Clients said: "We had a competitive procedure to choose the firm; the offer from Domański was the best based on price and the high quality of the advice." "Definitely a firm that is seen on this market."]
  • Real Estate including Construction - Lech Żyżylewski and for the first time in this ranking Tomasz Darowski [Tomasz Darowski is highlighted for his work on contractual issues, and also acts on real estate aspects of public procurement mandates. Clients say: "He has a very bright mind and always finds the best solution for us." Lech Żyżylewski is praised for his deep knowledge of real estate and restitution law. Sources describe him as "thoughtful and accurate in the analysis of the issues. He offers creative solutions and understands the business context."]
  • Corporate/M&AKrzysztof Zakrzewski and Marek Świątkowski [Krzysztof Zakrzewski is a key member of the corporate team. Clients praise his creativity and say that "he thinks in not only legal, but also business categories, and provides strong negotiation support and great mediation skill." Marek Świątkowski is recognised for his negotiation skills and has "good experience in sales transactions." He led the aforementioned matter for Aldik Group. Clients said: "I think the firm knows the realities of the Polish market and the specific conditions of other markets." "Impresses with its expertise in European funds and public aid." "The team reacts quickly, and offers a wide range of specialists available immediately."]

Moreover, in March, in the Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business ranking, both DZP and its experts, have been recommended in the following specialisations:

  • Banking & FinanceMagdalena Skowrońska CHG-firm2014[Head of department Magdalena Skowrońska specialises in financial transactions. Clients appreciate her calm influence during negotiations.]
  • Capital Markets - Andrzej Foltyn [Andrzej Foltyn leads the capital markets and financial institutions practice at Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka. He handles a variety of capital markets matters, and is highly active in public M&A.]
  • Corporate/M&A – Foreign Desks [The seven-strong Spanish desk is lead by Katarzyna Kuźma. Lawyers from the team are licensed to practise in Spain and have experience advising clients from Spanish-speaking countries. Of late the desk has been busy handling matters in the infrastructure and energy sectors.]
  • Dispute ResolutionGrzegorz Domański, Józef Palinka, Paweł Lewandowski [The well-known Grzegorz Domański is particularly valued for his prowess in arbitration. He represented the Ministry of Treasury before the Arbitration Court in Vienna in a EUR40 million arbitration case with Patria. "Very detailed adviser” Paweł Lewandowski offers clients an expert preparation for "all arguments that may be used in court.” Recognised for his "immense experience in Polish arbitration,” Jozef Palinka is praised by clients for his "ability to predict certain developments and questions that may come up in court, as well as pointing out aspects that have to be prepared carefully.”]
  • IP - Aleksandra Auleytner and Janina Ligner–Żeromska [Department head Aleksandra Auleytner is "very flexible and has good communication with clients." She is known for her expertise in the technology sector. Sources describe Janina Ligner-Żeromska as a "high-quality and responsive" lawyer. She is knowledgeable in industrial IP law.]
  • Tax - Artur Nowak [Sources say that Artur Nowak is "attentive, responsive and has a remarkable intuition in tax proceedings." He is an impressive tax litigator and is further praised for being "very reliable and efficient."]

Please go to http://www.chambersandpartners.com for details of the Chambers & Partners recommendations.