Marcin Krakowiak


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  • Heads the largest team of legal experts on infrastructure and energy in Poland.
  • Specialises in infrastructure and transport projects, including greenfield investments, and acquisitions of existing undertakings.
  • Mainly advises clients in the industrial manufacturing, energy, rail, road and air, construction, waste management, water, public services and private equity infrastructure funds sectors.
  • Advises both private and public sectors on project risk structuring and management, and on drawing up and negotiating contracts and dispute resolution.
  • He is involved in the implementation of complex undertakings, both domestic and international, including sector M&A transactions and those implemented by public-private partnerships (PPP), including concessions for works and services
    advises on undertakings co-financed by EU funds or other state aid in design and construction projects and public procurement proceedings.
  • He is responsible for co-ordinating services for Chinese and Japanese clients.
  • Co-operates with Polish government and local authorities.
  • Co-founder of public organisations for Japanese investors.
  • Participates in a range of initiatives of government and other public organisations supporting the development of economic relations between China and Poland.
  • He takes part in legislative and strategic work related to the development of the transport sector.
  • Speaker at numerous conferences on foreign direct investment, M&A transactions, PPP, concessions, and on transport-related topics.
  • Represents the Law Firm at the Spanish-Polish Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member of the International Bar Association.
  • Member of the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw.

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Marcin Krakowiak, participant in international conferences in China

News | 14.09.2018

On 14-21 September Marcin Krakowiak, as the guest of the Shanghai branch of the Polish Investment & Trade Agency, took part in international conferences in China.

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Changes to new investment support rules

Alert | 10.05.2018

More details regarding support system to replace special economic zones. The draft Act on Support for New Investments has entered the next phase.

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2018 IFLR Project Finance Report for Poland

Publication | 05.02.2018

We are pleased to inform that the International Financial Law Review has published 2018 Project Finance Report. Our experts prepared the Polish chapter of the publication.

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Changes to new investment support rules

Alert | 23.11.2017

On 20 October the Ministry of Development and Finance published a draft act on the rules for supporting new investments. The proposed regulations address problems faced by investors.

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Infrastructure & Construction Diamonds: DZP Adviser of the Year

News | 09.02.2017

On 8 February 2017 in Warsaw Infrastructure & Construction Diamonds were awarded for the second time. The contest committee awarded our law firm a prize in the Adviser of the Year category.

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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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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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Poland: Golden goals

Publication | 17.03.2014

Local and international firms are scrapping for work in Europe’s ‘golden boy’. But the market is not without its risks, including from neighbour Ukraine.

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English translation of the Public Procurement Law available in bookshops

News | 15.01.2013

We are pleased to announce that an English version of the Public Procurement Law, the Public-Private Partnership Act and the Act on Concessions for Works and Services is now available in bookshops.

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Legal Advice Japanese-Style

Publication | 07.02.2010

Marcin Krakowiak, a partner at DZP, a law firm that includes a Japanese desk—a team of professionals specialized in providing legal advice to Japanese companies operating in Poland—talks to Beata Gołębiewska-Chęciak

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