Krzysztof A. Zakrzewski


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  • One of the Law Firm’s founders and Managing Partner since 1999.
  • Specialises in mergers and acquisitions, privatisation, capital markets and the trade in securities, as well as commercial and civil law and has been recommended as a leading expert in these areas by Polish and foreign publications (Rzeczpospolita, Chambers&PartnersLegal500, etc.) for many years now.
  • Adviser to both Polish and foreign firms on investment and acquisition projects on both private and public markets.
  • Adviser to banks and private and public companies for which he has negotiated numerous mergers, acquisitions, share acquisitions and project financing transactions.
  • Negotiator in many merger and acquisition transactions in the power and telecommunications sectors.
  • Attorney ad litem in national and international arbitration cases connected with merger and acquisition transactions, and investment protection (BIT).
  • Arbitrator in the Arbitration Court at the Warsaw Chamber of Commerce and Arbitration Court at the Polish Confederation of Private Employers Lewiatan.
  • Member of the International Bar Association.
  • Member of the Best Lawyers Advisory Board.
  • Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Freedom Foundation.
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan.
  • Member of the Board of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation in Poland and the Board of Directors of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation in the USA.
  • Member of the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw.

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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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Krzysztof Zakrzewski joins the Arbitration Board

News | 19.12.2014

We are very pleased to inform you that on December 18th, 2014 Krzysztof Zakrzewski has been appointed to the Arbitration Board of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce.

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Everything Old is New Again

Publication | 11.12.2014

The legal practices of the Big 4 accounting firms are back … and growing quickly. This resurgence is obvious in CEE as well, and the confidence among and optimism of the regional heads suggest that their time has come.

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Four-year arbitration case settled in favour of Republic of Poland

Deals corner | 05.09.2012

On 5 September this year, an ad hoc arbitration tribunal in administrative proceedings before the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague dismissed in full a claim brought by the company TRACO Deutsche Travertin Werke GmbH against the Republic of Poland.

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Krzysztof Zakrzewski re-elected as DZP's Managing Partner

News | 01.12.2011

On 1 December 2011 the Partners’ Meeting of the law firm Domański Zakrzewski Palinka elected a Managing Partner for the next term of office. Once again, Krzysztof A. Zakrzewski was chosen.

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DZP – once again out in front in Rzeczpospolita ranking

News | 11.05.2010

It is our great pleasure to inform you that our Law Firm has for the eighth time in a row taken first place in the leading ranking of law firms published in the Rzeczpospolita newspaper on 11 May.

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Understanding Chinese Business Culture

Publication | 08.05.2010

DZP law firm has been described as the leader in its field in Poland. What hard facts support this assertion? Krzysztof A. Zakrzewski, managing partner at the DZP law firm, talks to Beata Gołębiewska-Chęciak.

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Poland prevails in investment dispute with Nordzucker AG

Deals corner | 11.12.2009

On 23 November 2009 an arbitral tribunal issued the final award in a case brought against Poland by Nordzucker AG.

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