Dentons appoints Piotr Szafarz as Head of CEE Real Estate practice
Dentons has appointed partner Piotr Szafarz as Head of the CEE Real Estate practice, where he will be responsible for strengthening institutional client relationships. In his new role, he will collaborate closely with Pascal Schmitz, Head of the Europe Real Estate practice, based in Paris.
Piotr Szafarz also leads top tier Warsaw Real Estate team of more than 50 lawyers including eight partners. He will be supported by two newly appointed deputies: partners Monika Sitowicz and Bartłomiej Kordeczka.
Piotr Szafarz has advised on real estate law for 27 years and is ranked as a top tier lawyer in Poland by independent legal directories Chambers Europe and Who's Who Legal. In 2020 alone, under his leadership, the Warsaw Real Estate team advised on more than 40 deals with an aggregate value of approximately €2.5 billion, for clients such as Cavatina Holding, CPI Property Group, GLL Real Estate Partners, Hines, P3 Logistic Parks, Savills Investment Management, Segro and Skanska Property Group.