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Chambers Global 2020 once again recommends DZP


We are pleased to announce that our firm has been ranked in the Chambers & Partners Global 2020 ranking. Our experts have been recognised in 3 categories:

Dispute Resolution Band 2

Józef Palinka Band 2 | Paweł Lewandowski Band 3

Chambers review:
Highly respected team at a notable Polish firm covering a whole spectrum of commercial litigation and international arbitration matters. Particularly active in construction and infrastructure cases as well as disputes arising in the transport and energy sectors. Assists with complex competition disputes. Handles criminal proceedings concerning matters as diverse as cyber attacks as well as the misappropriation of assets.

Józef Palinka's work portfolio encompasses a variety of commercial disputes at both a domestic and cross-border level. He is particularly well known for handling complex construction disputes. His capabilities as an established litigator are underlined by interviewees, with a source confirming: "He's a very experienced lawyer."

Paweł Lewandowski's workload stretches from infrastructure and construction disputes to corporate conflicts for real estate clients.

Corporate/M&A Band 3

Krzysztof Zakrzewski Eminent Practitioner | Marek Świątkowski Band 4

Chambers review:
Well-established local firm with experience of M&A transactions in sectors as wide-ranging as life sciences and manufacturing. Handles complex transactions as well as the joint venture formations. Also routinely assists with restructuring mandates. Remains active in the energy and pharmaceutical industries, representing blue-chip domestic and international companies. Regularly co-operates with international law firms and represents Polish entities investing abroad. Active in the Polish regions.

Eminent practitioner and managing partner Krzysztof Zakrzewski is best recognised for his strategic role within the team.

Marek Świątkowski advises both buyers and sellers on transactional matters, in addition to assisting with the establishment of joint ventures as well as corporate restructuring. "He came up with creative solutions when negotiations stalled," a client reports.

International and Cross-Border Capabilities Spotlight Table

Chambers review:
A high-performing independent practice renowned for its international outlook and full-service approach. DZP services clients with cross-border needs primarily through its co-operation with overseas independent and international law firms. By establishing close relationships with highly regarded practices across a number of jurisdictions, the firm is well positioned to support domestic clients in their international expansion, as well as offering expert advice to international entities with interests in the Polish market.

The firm provides high-quality advice on cross-border mandates across a range of different areas. Practitioners in Warsaw are able to advise on international infrastructure and energy projects, effectively collaborating with lawyers overseas. DZP's M&A group adeptly advises on both inbound and outbound deals, and the firm boasts a market-leading life sciences practice which is supported by a full-strength dispute resolution team.

We would like to thank our clients for taking part in the research and for their engagement and confidence in our firm that helped us to gain this recognition.

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