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Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

RONDO ONZ 1, 00-124 WARSZAWA, POLAND
Tel:
Work +48 22 557 76 00
Fax:
Fax +48 22 557 76 01
Email:
Web:
https://www.dzp.pl/en
Lodz, Poznan, Torun, Warsaw, Wroclaw

Dr Marek Swiatkowski

Tel:
Work +48 22 557 8617
Email:
Web:
en.dzp.pl/
Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

Work Department

Corporate and M&A Practice

Position

Partner specialising in business law, particularly mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial contracts and restructuring. Marek has advised both sellers and buyers in over 100 M&A and due diligence transactions. He has also advised on company sale and restructuring, private equity funds on acquisitions in Poland, and on restructuring processes preceeding and during bankruptcy to both creditors and bankrupt entities. Marek is an attorney ad litem in arbitration proceedings based on investment treaties, adviser to investors and the State Treasury (Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Finance, Public Prosecutor’s Office) and arbitrator at the Arbitration Court of the Polish Chamber of Commerce.

Career

Marek joined DZP in 1999.

Member

Member of the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw.


Poland

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka¬†has 'a quick-thinking team', which acts for a broad mixture of domestic and international corporates with operations in Poland. In a prestigious transaction for the Polish energy sector,¬†Marek ŇöwińÖtkowski¬†advised Grupa Lotos on all aspects of its¬†‚ā¨10bn merger with PKN Orlen.¬†Bartosz Marcinkowski¬†and department head Krzysztof Zakrzewski¬†advised Infracapital on a¬†‚ā¨300m joint venture with Nokia, which will contribute to the development of Polish fibre-optic infrastructure.¬†Robert Niczyporuk¬†is another key figure.

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Private client

Within: Private client

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka¬†provides the full range of legal and tax advisory services to private clients, including succession planning, restructuring, business transactions and joint ventures. The team is jointly led by company law expert¬†Piotr Andrzejczak, tax adviser¬†Joanna Wierzejska¬† and¬†Marek SwińÖtkowski, who is advising a number of family businesses on share transactions.¬†PrzemysŇāaw Furmaga¬†is another key name for restructuring projects.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka¬†combines insolvency and restructuring knowledge with expertise in tax law to provide clients with a full-service on a range of issues.¬†Marcin Krakowiak¬†and¬†Anna Glapa¬†advised¬†Polska Grupa G√≥rnicza on a major restructuring, including the transfer of selected mines to¬†Sp√≥Ňāka Restrukturyzacji KopalŇĄ and the acquisition of¬†Katowicki Holding Wńôglowy.¬†Bartosz Marcinkowski¬†and Marek ŇöwińÖtkowski¬†are also key names.

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