Piotr Szafarz, Partner, Dentons
Piotr is a partner in Dentons’ Warsaw office heading the Real Estate practice in Poland and in Central and Eastern Europe.
Piotr has specialized in real estate since 1995, his main focus being on investment, development and finance work. He has led and negotiated multiple single asset and portfolio transactions (notably in sale-and-leaseback, forward purchase and funding structures), primarily in the retail, logistics and office sectors. During his career, he has been involved in a number of institutional and landmark projects, like acquisitions of the largest retail assets in the CEE region, and advanced revitalization schemes regarding historic buildings and town planning. Piotr regularly advises on forming joint venture structures.
He is ranked as a top tier real estate lawyer in Poland by independent legal directories. Chambers Europe has placed him for several years in Band 1. Piotr is also recommended as an expert in the area by Who’s Who Legal.