Mr Wojciech Hartung > Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

Work Department

Infrastructure and Energy Practice


Advises on infrastructure projects carried out under the Public Procurement Law or using partnership structures, i.e. PPP, concessions and other forms of co-operation between public and private partners. Specialises in public-public cooperation (in-house procurement) issues. They have been addressed in his PhD dissertation on the “Independence of a basic local government unit upon the organisation and provision of municipal services in light of European law and Polish legal order”. Heads projects concerning exclusion of the obligation to apply the Public Procurement Law covering entity and subject-matter exclusions. Has extensive experience in the energy, defence, waste and transport sectors. Participant in legislative work on implementing EU regulations on public procurement to the national legal system.


Until March 2009 as the Director of the European Union and International Co-operation Department at the Public Procurement Office he was Polish representative on the European Council’s Working Group on Public Procurement and on the Advisory Committee for Public Works Contracts set up by the European Commission.


Member of a working group set up by the Ministry of Development to review the law on public-private partnerships and to draw up a government policy in this respect.

Member of the Public Procurement Law Association.

Lecturer in post-graduate public procurement studies and public-private co-operation at the Warsaw School of Economics and Mikołaj Kopernik University.

Member of the Chamber of Advocates in Warsaw.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Public procurement

Katarzyna Kuźma leads the public procurement team at Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka while Marcin Krakowiak leads the infrastructure and energy practice. The wider department advises on both Polish and EU public procurement issues, concessions and PPP law with a focus on the construction and engineering, energy, environmental, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, IT, defence and security sectors. Its client roster includes foreign contractors bidding for public contracts in Poland, and the team advises on both contentious and non-contentious matters. Counsels Wojciech Hartung and Tomasz Michalczyk are also notable team members.