Legal Newswire – Real Estate Partner Joins DLA Piper in Poland – Legal Announcements –

Warsaw – International legal practice DLA Piper today announced that Jacek Jachowicz has joined its Warsaw office as a partner in Real Estate. Jacek has more than 14 years’ real estate experience and will lead the practice.

Jacek’s experience includes real estate and corporate, particularly in the area of investment and development. He represents Polish and international corporations, investors and developers on real estate and investment projects in Poland. Jacek also advises on tax and finance matters related to structuring, negotiating and coordinating real estate deals.

Jacek joins DLA Piper from the Warsaw office of White & Case, where he was Senior Counsel. His arrival marks DLA Piper’s commitment to strengthen its capabilities in Poland, where it sees significant potential for future investment. Under Jacek’s leadership the Real Estate team is set to expand with the recruitment of additional lawyers during 2009.

“We are delighted to welcome Jacek to DLA Piper. The prospects for future investment in the Polish investment market are good and it is crucial that we strength our real estate capabilities to ensure that we can adequately respond to the needs of our clients,” said Krzysztof Wiater, Country Managing Partner for Poland at DLA Piper. “Jacek’s arrival will enable us to respond to developing opportunities and he will also be an important asset to our broader offering in Warsaw.”

“I relish the prospect of heading the real estate practice group in the thriving Warsaw office of DLA Piper. Its network of offices worldwide, combined with the excellent reputation of the real estate practice globally, are a compelling combination and will be the foundation for the future success of the team in Poland,” said Jacek.

Jacek has a LLM from the Warsaw University of Law (1994) and a BA in political science from the University of Western Ontario, Canada (1990). He joins DLA Piper on 1 June 2009.


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