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Janusz Dzianachowski

Real Estate Partner, Warsaw

"I am a real estate lawyer advising on large, complex real estate transactions in Poland and the rest of Central and Eastern Europe. I am enthusiastic, practical, business-oriented and focused on ensuring deals are executed proficiently"


Education and qualifications


Janusz advises international and domestic corporates, investors and developers on major real estate transactions in Poland and in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). The transactions on which he has advised include acquisitions (including portfolio transactions and sale and leasebacks), property development, lease agreements (including for build-to-suit projects), due diligence projects relating to property acquisitions and joint venture structures for real estate investments. He has particular knowledge of the logistics, commercial and office space sectors.

Janusz has been regularly ranked and recommended by the most prominent legal directories such as Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and IFLR1000 for his real estate work. He is a member of the firm’s CEE desk.

Work highlights

Janusz has led on many major real estate deals. Recent highlights include advising:

  • Bain Capital Credit, a leading global credit specialist with almost USD 41bn in assets under management, on a EUR 550m joint venture agreement with Corestate, a leading independent investment manager for real estate in Europe
  • Penta Real Estate on the sale of the D48 office building in Poland to IAD Investments
  • Globalworth on the €113m acquisition of two office complexes - Retro Office and Silesia Star in Wrocław and Katowice
  • Hines on the €102m acquisition of the Wola Centre office building in Poland from Develia
  • Globalworth on the €101m acquisition of the A-class Spektrum Tower office building in Warsaw from the fund managed by Europa Capital
  • Patron Capital on the acquisition of the five-star Sheraton Hotel in Warsaw from the consortium of Benson Elliot, Walton Street and Schroders Hotels
  • ECE European Prime Shopping Centre Fund II on the €298m purchase of two shopping centres - Atrium Koszalin and Atrium Felicity in Lublin

Education and qualifications

Janusz studied law at the European School of Law and Administration, Warsaw and attended post graduate studies on corporate law at Warsaw University.

He speaks Polish, English and French.