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Professor Adam Opalski joins Domański Zakrzewski Palinka team

Professor Adam Opalski joins Domański Zakrzewski Palinka team


At the beginning of May, Professor Adam Opalski joined DZP team. He will enhance our Corporate and M&A Practice as Of Counsel.

Adam Opalski is an attorney-at-law with over 20 years’ experience in commercial law, private international law and civil law. He specialises in company law with a particular focus on corporate finance, corporate governance, restructuring and international and European company law.

During his career, he has advised leading Polish and international companies, especially in the banking and insurance sectors, on mergers and acquisitions. He has also supported businesses in major corporate disputes and numerous arbitrations. He also has extensive experience in structuring initial public offerings (IPOs) and supporting debuts on the Main Floor of the WSE.

In addition, Adam Opalski is a professor of legal sciences and head of the Department of International Private and Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw. He is the author, co-author and editor of more than 100 academic publications on commercial law, including a leading commentary on the Code of Commercial Companies, “System Prawa Prywatnego”, a series on the private law system, and monographs on the law of groups of companies, European company law, the supervisory board of a joint-stock company, and the institution of share capital.

He also worked on the amendment to the Commercial Companies Code that introduced the institution of a simple joint-stock company into the Polish legal system. He has been repeatedly rewarded for his scientific achievements by the university authorities, the Minister of Science and Higher Education and the prestigious scientific publication “Państwo i Prawo”. He has received many awards from the university authorities and the Minister of Science and Higher Education for his scientific achievements. His habilitation thesis also received a distinction in the prestigious competition of the monthly magazine “Państwo i Prawo” organised by the Committee of Legal Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He also held scholarships from the Polish-American Fulbright Commission, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, the Foundation for Polish Science and the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst.

“We are delighted that such a renowned lawyer as Adam Opalski joined our team. Our unwavering goal is to deliver optimum solutions to our clients and, thanks to Adam’s experience and knowledge, we will be able to provide them with additional support from an expert with a broad business perspective backed up by first-class scientific expertise,” emphasises Krzysztof Zakrzewski, DZP Managing Partner and Head of Corporate and M&A Practice.

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