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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.

L500 2014 leading firm

We are particularly pleased to inform you that the DZP lawyers that have already been recognized by Legal500 have now been joined by Tomasz Darowski (Real Estate: Construction), Tadeusz Piątek (IP) and Katarzyna Radzewicz (Energy and natural resources).

This year we have been distinguished in categories:

  • Banking & FinanceMagdalena Skowrońska and Andrzej Foltyn [Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka provides a ‘very good and reliable service’ and is noted for its regulatory advice. Highlights included advising BRE Leasing on financing the acquisition and subsequent leasing out of three shopping centres. Magdalena Skowronska leads the team, which includes Andrzej Foltyn and acts for clients such as Getin Noble Bank and Euro Bank.]
  • Capital markets (debt + equity) - Andrzej Foltyn [Andrzej Foltyn leads the team at Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka, which advisL500 2014 recommended lawyer editorial texted Getin Noble Bank on introducing shares for public trading.]
  • Dispute ResolutionJózef Palinka and Paweł Lewandowski [Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka provides service of a ‘high’ level and is commended for its ‘business knowledge’ and ‘impeccable’ analyses. Highlights included acting for PZU in an arbitration against CSC concerning the implementation of an IT system. Józef Palinka is ‘impressive’, and Paweł Lewandowski is also recommended.]
  • EmploymentBogusław Kapłon [Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advises clients including Hennes & Mauritz, Saint Gobain, (...). Recent work for Boguslaw Kaplon’s team includes advising on employment audits and transfers, and assisting an employer client with the establishment of a trade union.]
  • Energy and natural resourcesPaweł Grzejszczak and Katarzyna Radzewicz [Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka represents clients including ENEA, Energa and EDF Polska. Paweł Grzejszczak’s team is advising the PGE Group on the process of selecting a project engineer for Poland’s first nuclear power plant. Katarzyna Radzewicz is also recommended.]
  • TaxArtur Nowak and Joanna Wierzejska [Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka successfully represented Messer Polska in proceedings before the Supreme Administrative Court concerning the excise duty charged on acetylene. Joanna Wierzejska’s team includes Artur Nowak, who provides ‘sound advice’.]
  • Corporate/M&AKrzysztof Zakrzewski [Krzysztof Zakrzewski’s team at Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka provides a ‘high’ level of service, takes a ‘proactive approach’, and represents clients including Kraft Foods and PKP. Recent highlights include advising PLL Lot on the sale of a 39% stake in Eurolot to an investment fund.]
  • Real Estate & Construction - Lech Żyżylewski and Tomasz Darowski [Highlights for the team at Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka included advising Aldik on the sale of the supermarket’s network in south-east Poland, and on a restructuring of the remaining assets. Lech Żyżylewski and Tomasz Darowski are recommended.]
  • IPAleksandra Auleytner and Tadeusz Piątek [Highlights for the team at Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka included representing Callan Method in copyright infringement cases, and acting for Lidl Polska in an industrial design dispute. Counsel Tadeusz Piątek joined Aleksandra Auleytner’s team in January 2013 from White & Case P. Pietkiewicz, M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy – Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.]
  • TMT

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