Katarzyna Kuźma


"Working with an experienced, involved team is a great pleasure. So is being able to resolve complex problems for our clients and proposing efficient legal solutions."

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  • Heads the public procurement and environmental protection teams and specialises in Polish and EU law.
  • Advises on complex investment projects carried out through partnership structures (PPP, concessions) and other forms of public-private cooperation, particularly with the participation of foreign entities.
  • Advises private and public entities at all stages of public procurement procedures, when applying legal protection measures, and during performance of public contracts.
  • Has extensive experience in advising clients in the construction, energy and waste management sectors on, e.g. performance of infrastructure investments, and in the municipal services sector.
  • Supports businesses during legal analyses of the effects of proposed amendments to public procurement and environmental protection legislation and during the legislative work itself.
  • Has provided strategic advice to foreign entities expanding onto the Polish market and Polish businesses wishing to expand abroad.
  • Heads the team serving Spanish-speaking clients (she worked for six years in prominent Spanish law firms).
  • Speaker at numerous seminars and conferences on problems related to infrastructure investments and Polish-Spanish trade.
  • Vice-president of the Public Procurement Law Association.
  • Member of the International Association of Young Lawyers.
  • Member of the Advocates Chamber in Barcelona and the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw.
  • Languages: Polish, Spanish, English, German.

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Legal 500 EMEA 2019 recommendations for DZP

News | 11.04.2019

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.

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Chambers Global 2019 - 5 Partners ranked in 3 categories

News | 15.02.2019

Once again we are pleased to announce that our firm has been ranked in the Chambers Global research. Our experts have been recognised in 3 categories.

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Draft of the new Public Procurement Law

Alert | 30.01.2019

On 24 January, a draft of the new Public Procurement Law was published and sent for public consultation. The new Law is to replace the current regulation on 1 January 2020.

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First Smog-free Day

News | 15.11.2018

The campaign draws attention to the size of the smog problem. The campaign is to show that everyone needs clear air and that it is worth fighting for.

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Infrastructure projects in the Baltics: Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia

Event | 26.09.2018

During the seminar we will discuss investment opportunities in the Baltic states and give details of key projects in the infrastructure, energy and waste sectors planned in the near future.

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Competition law and public procurement – two sides of the same coin

Event | 12.06.2018

On 12 June we invite you to conference organised by the Public Procurement Law Association, whose vice-president is Katarzyna Kuźma. During the conference our expert Wojciech Hartung will give a talk on "Potential abuse of a dominant position on the public procurement market".

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International Association of Young Lawyers - AIJA

Event | 23.05.2018

On 23-26 May we invite you to the conference of the International Association of Young Lawyers – AIJA. It focuses on corporate governance and developing the lawyer-client relationship.

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International Association of Young Lawyers – AIJA – report

News | 23.05.2018

On 23-26 May 2018 a semi-annual conference of the International Association of Young Lawyers –AIJA was held in Warsaw. From Wednesday to Saturday it hosted over 250 people from around the world.

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Debate: legal protection systems in the field of public procurement

News | 11.10.2017

Public institution representatives, experts and public procurement practitioners met to debate the way legal protection systems function in the field of public procurement law in Poland and other EU member states.

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Opportunities and threats for Chinese contractors

Event | 12.09.2017

Together with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade we are pleased to invite you to a business seminar on public procurement in Poland, which will be held on 12 September.

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Katarzyna Kuźma co-founds Public Procurement Law Association

News | 08.02.2017

On 3 February 2017, the Public Procurement Law Association was founded. One of the founding members is Katarzyna Kuźma, who also became Vice President of the Association.

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DZP's Spanish Desk celebrates its 10th anniversary!

News | 10.11.2016

Ten years ago, to support Spanish-speaking clients developing their businesses in Poland and also domestic entrepreneurs investing in Spain and Latin American countries, we set up DZP's Spanish Desk.

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Katarzyna Kuźma again elected vice-president of PSCC

News | 15.04.2016

We are pleased to inform you that Katarzyna Kuźma, Head of our Spanish Desk, has again been elected vice-president of the Polish-Spanish Chamber of Commerce for a two-year term of office.

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Benchmarking Public Procurement 2016

Publication | 30.03.2016

Assessing public procurement systems in 77 economies all over the world - the World Bank Report includes the Polish perspective with i.e. DZP law firm 's lawyers insight.

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Commentary on Directive 2014/24/EU on public procurement available at the bookstores

News | 30.10.2015

We are pleased to announce the publication of a commentary on Directive 2014/24/EU on public procurement, "Dyrektywa 2014/24/UE w sprawie zamówień publicznych. Komentarz”.

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DZP and World Bank analyze public procurement contracts

News | 23.10.2015

We are happy to inform you that on 19 October the World Bank published a report "Benchmarking Public Procurement 2016" to which experts from the Infrastructure and Energy Practice at our law firm contributed to.

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Katarzyna Kuźma awarded PCC gold medal

News | 20.04.2015

We are pleased to announce that Katarzyna Kuźma, at a ceremony at the Polish embassy in Madrid, was presented with a Polish Chamber of Commerce Honorary Gold Medal for services to the development of the Chamber.

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DZP law firm distinguished in prestigious global ranking

Publication | 30.06.2014

The Spanish Desk of the DZP has recently been distinguished in the Corporate/M&A – Foreign Desks category of the prestigious Chambers Global 2014 ranking.

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DZP wins tram purchase proceedings

Deals corner | 29.10.2013

Experts in DZP's public procurement team (Infrastructure & Energy Practice) have successfully represented MZK Toruń in proceedings before the National Appeal Chamber concerning selection of the most advantageous bid for the purchase of low-floor trams.

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DZP wins a precedential case over financial adjustments

Deals corner | 18.04.2013

Experts from DZP's Tax Practice and Infrastructure & Energy Practice have successfully represented Biskupiec municipality before the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC).

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DZP advises OHL group on construction of Trasa Słowackiego in Gdańsk

Deals corner | 28.02.2013

DZP's Infrastructure & Energy Practice advised the company Obrascon Huarte Lain S.A. on an investment entitled "Construction of a road link between Gdańsk Airport and the Port of Gdańsk – Trasa Słowackiego, Task II, ul. Potokowa-Al. Rzeczpospolita Section" in performance of part of a contract with the City of Gdańsk.

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DZP advised on construction of a NOx reduction installation in Elektrownia Opole

Deals corner | 01.02.2013

DZP's Infrastructure and Energy Practice advised Przedsiębiorstwo Inwestycyjno-Remontowe Energetyki i Przemysłu "Remak-Rozruch" S.A. on negotiating the co-operation terms and conditions for a consortium with Nalco Mobotec Polska Sp. z o.o.

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Katarzyna Kuźma has joined the group of DZP Partners

News | 01.01.2012

The Partners in the law firm Domański Zakrzewski Palinka are pleased to announce that on 1 January 2012 their ranks were augmented by Katarzyna Kuźma, abogado (Infrastructure and Energy Practice).

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