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Experience confirmed in the largest international ranking of law firms, Chambers Global.

We are pleased to announce that our firm has been ranked in the Chambers & Partners Global 2021 ranking. Our experts have been recognised in 3 categories:

Dispute Resolution | Band 2

Józef Palinka Eminent Practitioner | 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 has particular visibility in construction disputes in both local and international conflicts, including construction arbitration. He additionally advises banks on contentious cases relating to financial products.

Paweł Lewandowski possesses broad experience in construction disputes, often advising clients within the energy, infrastructure and real estate sectors.

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 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 cooperates with international law firms and represents Polish entities investing abroad.

Krzysztof Zakrzewski is highly respected for his many years of experience, with a client describing him as "perhaps the most trustworthy lawyer in Poland. "He offers strategic advice on transactions in a variety of industry sectors.

Marek Świątkowski focuses his work on establishing joint ventures and advising on corporate restructurings as well as assisting clients with transactions. "He is positive, he is creative and he can manage conflicts," a client says.

International & Cross-Border Capabilities | Band 4

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 cooperation 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.

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 gain this recognition.

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