Ms Joanna Wierzejska > Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka
RONDO ONZ 1
00-124 WARSZAWA
Poland

Work Department

Tax Practice

Position

Partner and Co-Head of DZP’s Tax Practice, Joanna specialises in providing full-range tax services to clients in merger and acquisition transactions. She advises on effective tax structures for businesses, investments and transactions, on restructuring projects, privatisations, capital and tax group consolidations, and develops optimum tax structures for acquisitions and investment exit point. Joanna advises private equity funds on, for example, the structuring of acquisitions of companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. She also advises entities in the energy sector, including renewable energy, handling the unbundling and consolidation of Polish energy groups.

Career

Joanna joined DZP in 2010.

Memberships

Member of the Polish Chamber of Tax Advisers.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Tax

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka‘s tax department is active in the tax aspects of transactions, tax advisory work and in tax proceedings and inspections. The group is known for its experience in restructuring and tax optimisation issues, where it acts for an impressive client base of domestic and international corporates. On the contentious side, the group is particularly strong for cases involving the fiscal criminal liability of management board members. Co-leading the team are transactional tax specialist Joanna Wierzejska and Artur Nowak, who focuses on tax audits and disputes, and handles the white-collar criminal defence work. Senior tax managers Grzegorz Sprawka and Jan Czerwiński are instructed on direct and indirect tax advisory matters, respectively.

Poland > Private client

At Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka, the team advises private clients, their families and the companies they control on all aspects of their legal and tax issues, including in relation to family trust funds. The group has extensive experience advising on family businesses, and has recently been particularly active in relation to succession issues. Heading the team are Poznań-based company law and M&A specialist Piotr Andrzejczak; Warsaw-based tax adviser Joanna Wierzejska; and, also in Warsaw, Marek Świątkowski who specialises in M&A, commercial contracts and insolvency issues.