Mr Marcin Krakowiak > Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

Work Department

Infrastructure and Energy Practice


Partner and Head of DZP’s Infrastructure and Energy Practice. Specialises in infrastructure and transport projects, including greenfield investments, and acquisitions of existing undertakings. 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 sector on project risk structuring and management, and on drawing up and negotiating contracts. 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, including restructuring aid, and represents clients in state aid proceedings before the European Commission. Responsible for co-ordinating services for Chinese and Japanese clients.


Marcin has been with the firm since 1995.


Polish-Japanese Economic Committee
International Bar Association
District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Construction

The construction team at Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka is part of the firm’s infrastructure and energy practice. The group works for both private and public sector clients, and is adept at advising on all parts of the investment process of a project, especially contractual matters, design work, supervision agreements and agreements with utility suppliers. Public procurement law is also within the team’s capabilities. Tomasz Darowski  is head of the construction team and Marcin Krakowiak  leads the infrastructure and energy practice. Senior associate Michal Przychoda is also a name of note.

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.

Poland > Energy and natural resources

The infrastructure and energy practice at Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka provides advice on the entire lifecycle of energy-related projects within the conventional power, renewable energy, nuclear and cogeneration sectors. The team’s capabilities include advising clients on Greenfield investments, mining and other power projects, energy-related state aid and public procurement matters. Transactional expert Rafał Hajduk and Marcin Krakowiak jointly lead the team and are supported by Paweł Grzejszczak who is adept at energy regulatory and transactional matters.