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We are pleased to announce that both DZP and our experts have once again been recommended in the Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business ranking that was published yeasterday. As in previous years, the assessment criteria for lawyers were primarily projects completed and a professional approach to clients, whose opinions are the most important factor.
This year we have been distinguished in:
[Managing partner and eminent practitioner Krzysztof Zakrzewski is widely endorsed by peers as an "extremely well known" and "very talented" practitioner. He has many years of experience advising domestic and international clients on Polish investments.
Marek Świątkowski is a corporate lawyer with strong experience in advising foreign investors on their Polish transactions. A source appreciates that “he is always well prepared and knows what he is doing,” adding: “I can call him whenever I want.” Another client says he is "open-minded and creative." He recently advised Van Pur on the sale of a minority stake in Perla to Unibrew.
Katarzyna Kuźma is a Polish and Spanish-qualified lawyer with a particular experience in public procurement as well as projects and infrastructure sectors.
Foreign Desk for Spain: The firm's Spanish desk assists Spanish clients with a broad range of transactional matters connected to Poland. Katarzyna Kuźma heads the group and is a key contact.
Desk based abroad in Poland: Dedicated team in Warsaw working with clients from Spain on corporate investments, largely in the energy and infrastructure sectors. The desk is led by Katarzyna Kuźma, who is also qualified to practise in Spain.]
[Jozef Palinka is a "very recognised, very big name in Poland" in the field of dispute resolution. One client notes: "He has tremendous experience and incredible knowledge of the local Polish context. He is straightforward and well spoken. He is a great fighter in court: very convincing and energetic." He recently represented ING Bank Śląski in several court and arbitral proceedings regarding currency options.
Paweł Lewandowski advises clients on construction and energy-related disputes. He is praised by commentators as a "diligent and skilful lawyer." A source adds that "he pays great attention to detail and builds up his arguments effectively." He recently advised Kompania Piwowarska on an IP-related litigation case brought by a competitor.]
[Mainly represents creditors. Best known for its expertise in financial services regulatory matters. Magdalena Skowrońska is a key contact at the firm.]
[Aleksandra Auleytner of Domański Zakrzewski Palinka focuses her practice on intellectual and industrial property rights. She is particularly adept at representing clients in the technology and advertising sectors. Sources describe her as a "very experienced lawyer." She recently acted for ATM Organics on a trade mark infringement case.]
Please go to www.chambersandpartners.com for details of the Chambers Global recommendations.
From 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies in Poland and other European Union countries. We would therefore like to give you several details on the subject of how DZP processes personal data.
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