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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors's team specialises in M&A transactions, company reorganisations, demergers, joint ventures and equity investments, particularly in the TMT sector. Highlights for Szymon Skiendzielewski included advising 24/7 Communication on a merger with Headlines-Porter Novelli. Maciej Kotlicki assisted Capital Partners Investment I FIZ with the €22m acquisition of Gekoplast through a public tender. Andrzej Chajec and Jolanta Okoniecka are also names to note.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors specialises in contentious insolvency and restructuring matters, as well as disputes concerning healthcare and unfair competition. In addition to representing corporates, it also handles a number of private client disputes and matters pertaining to human rights law. Krzysztof Żyto is representing the heirs of the former owners of a central Warsaw property in a damages claim against the Treasury and the City of Warsaw for an unlawful nationalisation of the property. Marcin Bącal was promoted to the partnership in March 2018.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal AdvisorsEwa Don-Siemion advises a range of international clients, with a particular emphasis on the financial services and TMT sectors. She is advising AON on all aspects of the creation and implementation of a new hiring strategy for its employees in Kraków. The duo are also assisting Ocado Polska with a new hiring model for its IT employees in the context of new IP regulations. Piotr Kryczek is another contact of note.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 4

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors

Highlights for Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal AdvisorsMaciej Kotlicki included advising Parkdema UAB, an SPV of a Lithuanian-based energy and infrastructure fund managed by Lords LB Asset Management, on the acquisition of a 100% stake in City Parking Group from Royalton Partners. Andrzej Chajec and Szymon Skiendzielewski are also key individuals.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors' team advises on all types of real estate transaction, in addition to handling financing and the formation of real estate investment funds. Practice co-head Patryk Galicki is advising Tasc Infrastructure on the acquisition of a number of Polish properties equipped with telecoms masts and infrastructure. Piotr Zapalski also leads on real estate matters.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 3

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors

Highlights for Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal AdvisorsAndrzej Chajec and Maciej Kotlicki included advising Capital Partners on a multi-stage equity restructuring of Ekoplast and its group companies. The team is often instructed in bankruptcy proceedings, representing creditors and debtors.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors

Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto Legal Advisors' team is jointly led by Andrzej Abramczuk and Mariusz Busiło, who have significant experience in telecoms law. Highlights for Busiło included advising Polkomtel and the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Communications on the development of a code of good practice for the implementation of GDPR in Poland. Abramczuk assisted Eurozet and Eurozet Radio with their frequency renewal application for Radio ZET.

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