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Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

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

Marcin Krakowiak

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Work +48 22 557 7683
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Web:
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Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

Work Department

Infrastructure and Energy Practice

Position

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.

Career

Marcin has been with the firm since 1995.

Member

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


Poland

Construction

Within: Construction

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka's Marcin Krakowiak, who jointly heads the team with Tomasz Darowski, advised MTU Aero Engines on the construction of an engine maintenance, repair and overhaul plant via a joint venture with Lufthansa Technik. Other clients include Mota Engil, Porr Infrastructure and Astaldi. Anna Glapa and Jose Luis Villacampa were promoted to partner in July 2017.

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Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advises clients in the conventional, nuclear and renewable energy sectors, in addition to companies involved in cogeneration and heating. The group is led by Marcin Krakowiak, while Rafał Hajduk heads the energy advisory team. Hajduk is assisting Enea, Grupa Lotos and Tauron Polska Energia with a variety of investment matters. Together with Paweł Grzejszczak, Krakowiak is representing Naftogaz of Ukraine in its application for annulment against a European Commission decision that exempted the Opal pipeline from the requirement of third-party access and tariff regulation. Grzegorz Filipowicz is another key name.

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Public law

Within: Public law

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka advises public and private partners, including foreign contractors, on the contentious and non-contentious aspects of public contracts in Poland. The team is jointly led by Katarzyna Kuźma and Marcin Krakowiak. Krakowiak advises Astaldi on a number of issues, including a Waste Management System for the Tri-City metropolitan area and proceedings before the National Appeal Chamber and the Regional Court in Szczecin in a procedure to select a contractor for a road infrastructure project. Kuźma assisted Novago with a procurement procedure conducted by Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Energetyki Cieplnej Spółka in Olsztyn, regarding the city's heating network.

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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 Górnicza on a major restructuring, including the transfer of selected mines to Spółka Restrukturyzacji Kopalń and the acquisition of Katowicki Holding Węglowy. Bartosz Marcinkowski and Marek Świątkowski are also key names.

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