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Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

Work Department

Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice


Partner in Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice. Specialises in legal advice on capital markets, infrastructure and energy projects, natural resources, securities and public companies. Expert in advising Polish and foreign banks on corporate finance and issuance of debt instruments. Has extensive experience in advising lenders on corporate debt restructuring. Has advised on numerous real estate lease and leaseback transactions. Advised on the first and second post-war issue of mortgage bonds in Poland, the first and second securitisation transactions carried out by a Polish bank, the first bond issue carried out by a foreign bank, and the financing of the public sector by credit and debt instruments. Participated in preparing standard documentation for derivatives on the domestic interbank market and legislative work on amendments to the Bonds Act Bank Arbitrator at the Polish Bank Association.


Polish and English


Member of the Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Banking and finance

At Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka, the banking and finance team is part of the capital markets and financial institutions department, advising on financial servicers regulation, M&A in the financial sector, as well as the full spectrum of financing transactions. The group has also developed a specialism in cryptocurrency regulation. Practice head Magdalena Skowrońska is experienced in advising on financial transactions and financial sector M&A, which is also an area of expertise for Andrzej Foltyn. Rafał Grochowski, who arrived from Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP in March 2021, leverages expertise in capital markets to assist Polish and overseas banks on corporate finance transactions and the issuance of debt instruments. Senior associate Tomasz Kalicki is knowledgeable about financial and payment services regulation.

Poland > Capital markets

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka‘s team has broad experience of equity capital markets transactions in Poland, including IPOs and SPOs, in addition to acting as Polish counsel in international transactions. The department, which is led by Andrzej Foltyn, is also instructed in debt capital markets transactions. Magdalena Skowrońska has expertise in capital markets regulations. In March 2021, the group was strengthened by Rafał Grochowski‘s arrival from Hogan Lovells (Warszawa) LLP.