Andrzej Debiec

Andrzej Debiec

Partner, Warsaw

Email andrzej.debiec@hoganlovells.com

Phone +48 22 529 29 00

Fax +48 22 529 29 01

LanguagesEnglish, Polish, French, Russian

Practice groupCorporate

Andrzej Debiec is 'an absolute star, but his colleagues are also perfect.'

Legal 500 EMEA 2015

Andrzej Debiec is a partner at the Hogan Lovells' Warsaw office, and is responsible for the Tax Department and Infrastructure Projects Practice.

Andrzej Debiec has in-depth knowledge in consulting in optimization projects, tax planning, structuring M&A transactions, disputes before the tax authorities and courts, ensuring legal and tax efficiency for infrastructure projects and transactions on the financial and real estate market, backed up by many years of experience. In directing the Tax and Infrastructure Projects Departments, Andrzej Debiec focuses on providing clients with necessary, practical information and advice, thanks to which it is possible for his clients to pursue their desired business goals.

Many years of experience have allowed him to fully understand the business environment and comprehend the rules of the economic sectors in which his clients operate. Andrzej Debiec has particularly rich experience in advising leading international and domestic companies from the banking, insurance and leasing sectors, entities operating on the real estate market (funds, construction companies, and developers), investment and private equity funds, retail chains, including distributors of luxury goods, and aviation and production companies.

Andrzej Debiec offers clients effective and innovative legal and tax solutions. As part of the services provided, he always takes into account sector-specific social, economic, and political conditions, as well as the needs that are reported by clients in relation to the tasks assigned.

Since the day it was established, Andrzej Debiec has overseen the Infrastructure Projects Practice of the Warsaw office. Currently, it is one of the most recognized and appreciated practices of this type in Poland. To a large extent, this is based on the conviction of clients that the advice provided takes into account not only the legal and tax aspects of implemented projects, but also the clients' business assumptions and objectives.

Awards and recognitions

2014

Chambers Europe: Andrzej Debiec has a "very deep knowledge" of the Polish tax market. Sources note that he "pays a great deal of attention to the details and is highly focused on client service."

Andrzej Debiec cooperates closely with the French-Polish Chamber of Commerce (CCIFP), and is responsible for the preparation of the tax part of the "White Book", a CCIFP publication aimed at facilitating doing business in Poland.

2015

Clients choose Andrzej Debiec for his excellent track record in litigation with the tax authorities. They also appreciate his wide knowledge and understanding of their needs. He focuses on the tax aspects of M&A transactions and infrastructure projects an
Chambers Global

Andrzej Debiec is active as a member of the editorial board of "Monitor Podatkowy" (a recognised specialty magazine for tax experts).

2015

Andrzej Debiec is ‘an absolute star, but his colleagues are also perfect’.
Legal 500 EMEA

2013

On 10 July 2013 Andrzej Debiec was awarded by Warsaw City Council the Medal - Merit for the City of Warsaw". The distinction was granted the group of initiators advising on the amendments in Local Government Revenue Law – so called "Janosikowe"
Warsaw City Council the Medal

2005-2010

Andrzej Debiec was recommended for his tax expertise by European Legal Experts

2001-2011

Andrzej Debiec was awarded by the monthly Fleet Magazine (Magazine's publisher cooperates closely with the biggest and most important Automotive Associations in Poland) title of "Man of the decade 2001-2011"in the field of Polish fleet market. Andrzej clo

Education and admissions

Education

LL.M., Faculty of Law and Administration, Warsaw University, 1990

Memberships

The Circuit Chamber of Legal Counsel (1995)

The National of Chamber of Tax Advisors (1998)

Bar admissions and qualifications

The Circuit Chamber of Legal Counsel in Warsaw

The National Chamber of Tax Advisors

Court admissions

Poland

Representative experience

Advises BBI Group on realisation of real estate transactions, including acquisition of 'Zlota 44' building, realisation of 'KONESER' venture, structuring of the 'Plac Unii' investment.

Advised Sita Zielona Energia on construction of Poznań incineration plant and cooperation under PPP agreement, the first PPP deal in the energy-from-waste sector in Poland.

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