Domański Zakrzewski Palinka


Together with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), we are pleased to invite you to a business seminar on "Public procurement in Poland - Opportunities and threats for Chinese contractors", to be held on 12 September at 14:00-16:00 at CCPIT's offices at 18 Królewska St. (VIII floor). The meeting will be run by experts in DZP's Public Procurement Team: Katarzyna Kuźma, Partner and Dr Wojciech Hartung, Counsel.

The 7th edition of the prestigious "EU Public Procurement 2017" conference will take place in Brussels between 24 and 25 October. On the first day of the meeting, Wojciech Hartung from the Infrastructure and Energy Practice will give a presentation entitled "In-House Procurement – Efficient or Anti-Competitive?".

We are pleased to announce that Tomasz Darowski, Partner in DZP's Infrastructure & Energy Practice, has been appointed chair of the legal, customs and tax committee at the Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (PUCC).

We are pleased to announce that 5 lawyers, who have been associated with DZP for years now, have become Partners as of 1 July.

We are extremely pleased to inform that on 27 June Bartosz Marcinkowski, Partner in Corporate and M&A Practice, obtained his doctorate in law. Bartosz defended his doctoral dissertation entitled "Legal administrative issues of appropriateness of the level of protection of personal data by the example of the US federal law".

Last week Bartosz Marcinkowski, our GDPR expert, was participating in the Countdown to the GDPR: Mitigating the Potential Risk semminar, organised by Chambers and Partners in association with Meritas. Below you will find some photo coverage. 

There is a growing need on the market for organisations to implement external systems for reporting irregularities (whistleblowing systems). Financial sector companies are required to have these systems. Announcements made by the Ministry of Justice and the Competition and Consumer Protection Office indicate that there will soon be a regulation that can impose this requirement on a wider circle of entities.

On 29 June we’d like to invite you to DZP ITEO Knowledge Session organized within DZP Future project, platform that integrates innovative projects of Polish entrepreneurs and private investors with entities interested in engaging technologically and financially in new undertakings.

We are pleased to announce that we have created a Criminal Law Team in DZP's Dispute Resolution Practice. The team is headed by Dr Hanna Gajewska-Kraczkowska, who together with Rafał Karbowniczek, who joined us in May, and Agnieszka Żebrowska, will provide legal advice on proceedings involving economic (white-collar) crime.

DZP’s Food Law Team has been enhanced by Monika Zagrajek, counsel and specialist in food law with special focus on dietary supplements, fortified foods and foods for particular uses.

We are pleased to announce details of the Countdown to the GDPR: Mitigating the Potential Risk semminar, organised by Chambers and Partners in association with Meritas. During the seminar Bartosz Marcinkowski will highlight the topic "GDPR and the impact on countries outside the EU, including data transfer to the third countries (e.g. the USA, China or India)". The seminar will take place on 22 June, at 8:30 am at Institute of Directors in London.

On 20 April the national daily Rzeczpospolita once again honoured the biggest and best law firms. We are proud to announce that our law firm is again in the forefront of the ranking, taking 2nd place by total number of employees and 3rd place by number of advocates and attorneys-at-law.

A new edition of Legal 500 EMEA publication and ranking has been just published. We are very pleased to inform you that DZP is a leader (Top Tier ranked) in Public Law and Dispute Resolution categories. Moreover, Julita Zimoch-Tuchołka in Insurance and Paweł Grzejszczak in Energy and natural resources, are both recommended as Leading LawyersRafal Hajduk, who joined DZP in April 2017, is also recommended as Leading Individual.

We are pleased to inform you that on 11 April, Wojciech Hartung, Counsel in the Infrastructure & Energy Practice, obtained his doctorate in law. Wojciech defended his doctoral dissertation entitled "Independence of main local government unit in organisation and provision of municipal services from the perspective of European and national law" with honours.

An expanded, i.e. European, part of the Chambers and Partners ranking has just been published. The Europe Guide is a supplement to the Global Guide results published in March and also distinguishes DZP and its experts again.

We are pleased to inform you that at the beginning of April the Partners in Domański Zakrzewski Palinka were joined by Rafał Hajduk. Rafał will lead the energy sector advisory team in the Infrastructure and Energy Practice headed by Marcin Krakowiak. Together with Rafał DZP is joined by Senior Associate Grzegorz Filipowicz and Associates: Anna Konopka, Natalia Jankowska and Mateusz Koszel. The new team members will join forces with Partner Paweł Grzejszczak, a leading expert in legal advice to the energy sector.

Yesterday evening Polityka Insight announced the results of its second Ranking of Regulatory Law Firms 2017. We are pleased to inform you that our law firm has been distinguished in five out of six categories.

We are pleased to announce that both DZP and our experts have once again been recommended in the Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business ranking that was published yeasterday. As in previous years, the assessment criteria for lawyers were primarily projects completed and a professional approach to clients, whose opinions are the most important factor.

The Data Protection Regulation will apply on 25 May 2018.

This change takes data processing to an entirely different risk level and processing in compliance with personal data protection regulations will become even more essential for enterprises.So there is not much time for businesses to adapt their IT systems, internal procedures and staff training.

We are pleased to inform you that on 6 March, Wojciech Hartung was appointed by the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Development and Finance, Mateusz Morawiecki, as a member of the Public Procurement Board. The Board is the authority that advises the President of the Public Procurement Office.