Domański Zakrzewski Palinka



Practice area

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

In banking and finance, Domański Zakrzewski Palinkahas acted on financing, refinancing and debt restructuring transactions for the likes of Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan.

The firm has acted on M&A across publicly listed companies and private institutions advising both buyers and sellers. During the research period one notable mandate saw the firm advise IfraCapital on its joint venture with Nokia. 

The firm’s project team has been acting across range of sectors including energy, transport, aviation, and waste management, largely advising project developers and investors. Highlight mandates include advising the investor on new power plant in Kozienice and advising the consortium of bidders on Thermal Waste Treatment Installation in Warsaw.

The firm recently hired Rafał Hajduk to join the infrastructure and energy team.

Key clients include Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Europe, Credit swiss and EDF Polska.

Client feedback

"An excellent law firm with a huge number of lawyers which enables them to specialise in various fields of law. The advice has always been very insightful, practical and reasonably priced." – Project development

"Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka delivers reliable legal service. DZP's legal counselling is very detailed and takes into account any possible legal interpretations and their risks. Moreover, DZP is easily available and ready to help at any time, day or night." – Banking, project finance, regulatory

"DZP is a company providing high quality services. It is characterized by its professional approach to the customer and by its reliability." – M&A, project development, restructuring, regulatory

"Excellent interpersonal skills and can develop trusting relationships with everyone they work. Strong experience level, good communication skills and knowledgeable." – Banking, regulatory, restructuring

"The firm is very competent at running a private M&A deal." – M&A

"The law firm has excellent up-to-date information concerning new and planned legislation in Poland and the EU. Pawel Grzejszczak, who is the partner in charge of our company, is a very professional lawyer with an extensive knowledge of the Polish energy market. He delivers very quick and good results, and the value for money is unbeatable. Above that, he is a very pleasant person who provides excellent service. It is always a pleasure to work with him." – Regulatory

"The practice has a large and very well-qualified team. They offer a wide range of legal advice." – Project development

"Top service quality, timely and very good cooperation under time pressure." – Banking, M&A

"Very good at building and maintaining the relationship. Highly professional. Rather expensive and not very transparent with expense calculation." – Banking, project development, regulatory, restructuring 

"Very professional law firm with a wide range of experts." – Regulatory

Paulina Armada-Rudnik

"She is friendly, highly qualified and always ready to help. Her high level of expertise allows her to solve every problem we meet in an effective and timely manner." 

Paweł Grzejszczak

"He is a very professional lawyer with an extensive knowledge of the Polish energy market. He delivers very quick and good results, and the value for money is unbeatable. Above that, he is a very pleasant person with excellent ‘service feeling.’ It is always a pleasure to work with him.”

Marcin Krakowiak

"He is a recognized specialist in the field of energy law. He is characterized by professionalism and broad knowledge in his field." 

"Fully professional, perfect communication and good understanding."

Katarzyna Kuźma

"Very reasonable, practical and insightful person with capability of managing projects from foreign jurisdictions. She is also very easy to deal with."

"Very punctual and professional."

Bartosz Marcinkowski

"Great professional with wide legal knowledge. He also guided us through his organisation to find us the right expertise we needed."

Michał Przychoda

"He is very involved. It is quick and hassle free to contact him."

Maciej Zajda

"Very good at M&A transactions. He is able to act quickly and think outside the box. He is also a good negotiator."

Krzysztof Zakrzewski

"He is a seasoned and knowledgeable lawyer providing sound business advice."

Michal Gajdek, Tomasz Michalczyk and Michał Wojciechowski

"All very capable and practical lawyer who is responsive and insightful."