Warsaw School of Economics (Postgraduate program)
Warsaw University, 2009
Cambridge (U.K.) University
Marcin Żak is a licensed Polish legal advisor (radca prawny) in the firm’s Warsaw office.
He specializes in public procurement and public/private partnerships, as well as real property, corporate and commercial law. He has practical knowledge of awarding public contracts, real property investment processes, including PPP investments. His area of expertise covers all aspects of the investment process. Marcin also provides legal advice in the ongoing restructuring of the health care sector, as well as in financing and structuring of various public infrastructure projects.
Represented the company during its expansion of supermarket chains in Poland by providing legal advice, directly or through supervision, on development projects, including securing and subsequent purchase of the land, permitting, general contractor, architect and other associated contracts, and construction process.
Represented the company in public procurement proceedings as well as during project development in various innovative projects including DBFO contract for 300 bed hospital project (PPP model), development of water-park (PPP model) and other projects involving development of medical and leisure infrastructure. Legal aid included negotiation of contract provisions and verification of project’s legal framework and its business consequences.
Represented the company in PPP proceedings as well as during project development in DBFO for development of underground parking and commercial centre project (PPP model), legal aid included preparation of the project scheme, negotiation of contract provisions and verification of project’s legal framework and its business consequences.
Represented the company in competing for as well as performance of large scale broadband network projects held in PPP model.
Represented client in various proceedings for IT solutions for municipal public transport services, as well as created legal framework for cooperation between consortium partners.
Representation before National Chamber of Appeals – successful representation of clients.
Represented the company during development of commercial centres and residential projects in Poland by providing legal advice, directly or through supervision, on development projects, including securing and subsequent purchase of the land, permitting, general contractor, architect and other associated contracts, and construction process.
Represented the SPV company of global investment group during development of office project in Poland by providing legal advice, directly or through supervision, on development project, including preparation of more than 30 agreements with contractors, architects and other associated contracts during construction process.
Warsaw District Bar of Legal Counselors
Metody finansowania inwestycji samorządowych, XII Samorządowe Forum Kapitału i Finansów, Jachranka 2 October 2014, organized by Municipium S.A.
"Solidarna odpowiedzialność inwestora wobec podwykonawcy – najnowsze orzecznictwo”, PMR no. 3 (180), 3 March 2016
"Zmiany w ustawie – Prawo budowlane” – PMR no. 3 (168), 5 March 2015
"Zamówienia publiczne na nowych warunkach” – Polish Construction Review no. 9 (162), 4 September 2014
"Baza wiedzy na temat nowego systemu gospodarki odpadami" (co-authors: Konrad Marciniuk, Michał Worotyński):
"Partnerstwo publiczno-prywatne w sektorze medycznym. Wyzwania i osiągnięcia, Prawo dla medycyny” – special addition to MedInfo No. 11-12/2012, (co-author Andrzej Chełchowski), 2013
"Odbieranie odpadów komunalnych – czy potrzebny jest przetarg?" – Wspólnota No. 27-28, 14 July 2012
"O PPP praktycznie," (co-authors Marcin Jakubaszek and Konrad Marciniuk), Wspólnota no. 21-22, June 2, 2012
"Nowelizacja Prawa zamówień publicznych – kontrowersyjna przesłanka wykluczenia wykonawcy” – Polish Construction Review No. 5 (122), 5 May 2011
"Blok w partnerstwie” – Medicalnet.pl, 04 June 2010
"Sprawdź, czy oferujący lokal jest tym, za kogo się podaje” – Rzeczpospolita, 21 July 2008 (an interview to a press article; co-interviewer Tomasz Milewski)