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Legal 500 EMEA 2015 recommendations for DZP


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.

legal500-emea leading indivividual-2015legal500-emea leading firm-2015We are very pleased to inform you that the DZP lawyers that have already been distinguished by Legal 500 have now been joined by Julita Zimoch-Tuchołka, who is recommended as a Leading Lawyer in the Insurance category.

This year we have been distinguished in categories:

  • Banking & Finance - Magdalena Skowrońska and Andrzej Foltyn [Magdalena Skowronska’s team at Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised Idea Bank on the €1bn refinancing of VB Leasing Polska and VB Leasing Romania. Other clients include the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, PKP and mBank. Andrzej Foltyn is recommended.]
  • Capital Markets equity - Andrzej Foltyn and Elżbieta Lech [Andrzej Foltyn and senior associate Elżbieta Lech of Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advised Altus TFI on its PLN190m IPO. The firm acted for the Gerber family on the sale of a company listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.]
  • Corporate/M&A - Krzysztof Zakrzewski [Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka’s highlights included advising Aegis Media on its acquisition of Socializer and assisting Algonquin with its purchase of the Hotel Sheraton Kraków. Krzysztof Zakrzewski heads the practice, in which Bartosz Marcinkowski was promoted to equity partner.]
  • Dispute Resolution - Józef Palinka and Paweł Lewandowski [The ‘really effective’ team at Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka acted for Ernst & Young in a case before the Arbitration Court at the Polish Chamber of Commerce, which related to claims made against the client by Emperia Holding in connection with advisory services provided upon transfer of a part of a retail chain to Eurocash. The firm is also representing ING Bank in several disputes concerning currency options. Practice head Józef Palinka and Paweł Lewandowski are recommended.]
  • Employment - Bogusław Kapłon [Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka’s ‘highly responsive and knowledgeable’ team advises a number of high-profile Polish and international clients on matters including collective work agreements, discrimination claims and immigration issues, all of which fall within Boguslaw Kaplon’s experience.]
  • Energy - Paweł Grzejszczak and Bartosz Marcinkowski [Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka’s clients include PGNiG, PGE and EDF. Paweł Grzejszczak heads the practice and Bartosz Marcinkowski is experienced in renewable energy M&A.]
  • Insurance - Julita Zimoch-Tuchołka [Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka provides ‘a very high level of service’ to its clients, which include international insurers, insurance intermediaries and insured entities. In addition to handling a number of litigation cases, the ‘very experienced’ Julita Zimoch-Tuchołka advised MAPFRE Asistencia on its acquisition of BRE Ubezpieczenia.]
  • IP - Aleksandra Auleytner, Wojciech Dziomdziora and Jarosław Konecko [Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka is responsive and has deep knowledge of Polish law. Aleksandra Auleytner heads the team, which provides day-to-day advice to Media Saturn, and which is representing Lidl Polska in a dispute regarding an industrial design. Counsel Wojciech Dziomdziora joined the firm from Orange Polska in 2014. ‘Prompt, professional’ senior associate Jarosław Konecko is recommended.]
  • Real Estate / Construction - Lech Żyżylewski and Tomasz Darowski [Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka’s Lech Żyżylewski and Tomasz Darowski are best known for advising clients on real estate financings or transactions, and the latter has particular expertise in infrastructure projects. The firm advised Algonquin Group on the financing of the acquisition of Wawel Hotel Development.]
  • Tax - Joanna Wierzejska and Artur Nowak [Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka provides ‘a very good level of service’ to clients including the municipality of Poznań. Joanna Wierzejska heads the team, which includes the ‘outstanding’ Artur Nowak, whose ‘business-like approach and problem-solving orientation enables all projects to be moved forward at a fast pace’.]
  • TMT

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