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Lidia Dziurzyńska-Leipert

Partner
Head of Construction and Head of German Desk, Poland

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Pośniak i Bejm sp.k.
Warsaw Financial Centre
ul. Emilii Plater 53
00-113 Warsaw
Poland
Languages Polish, English, German

Lidia Dziurzyńska-Leipert is a partner in the Real Estate and Construction Department at CMS Poland, where she also heads the German Desk.

She focuses primarily on major construction projects (including major infrastructure projects e.g. railway, road, waste treatment, plants, stadiums, development projects, and major construction disputes), as well as advising on all aspects of property transactions, as well as lease agreements. She has extensive experience in project finance and advising property investment funds.

Before joining CMS, Lidia was a partner in the German law firm Beiten Burkhardt, where she managed a team specialising in real estate and litigation. She has also worked at Clifford Chance and Droste Boesebeck.

She has authored a large number of publications relating to the real estate sector and is a member of the German-Polish lawyers’ association Deutsch-Polnische Juristenvereinigung.

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“Lidia Dziurzyńska-Leipert leads the construction group and comes highly recommended for major construction projects.”

Chambers Europe, 2015

"The five-partners team includes the ‘skilled’ Lidia Dziurzyńska-Leipert"

Legal 500, 2015

Relevant experience

  • Torpol on the Nowa Łódź Fabryczna project and Rail Baltica E‐75 project.
  • Worldwide insurance company in a case regarding a performance bond issued by Zurich in relation to the National Stadium project in Warsaw.
  • General Contractor of the National Stadium in Warsaw on the general contractor agreements with employer, subcontractors, public procurement law and several construction litigations incl. injunction proceedings related to the performance bond.
  • A major construction company in connection with the project of the City Stadium in Wrocław.
  • An international hotel investment company on the development of a new hotel building.
  • An international architect’s practice as a general designer and engineering and consulting firm on the roof structure of the Silesian Stadium in Chorzow.
  • The consortium of the general contractor performing the project of expansion and modernisation of a sewage treatment plant in Gdańsk in court proceedings in relation to the payment of funds under a performance bond securing the proper performance of the contract, payment of the outstanding constructor’s remuneration and disputes with the subcontractor.
  • WTE Wassertechnik GmbH & WTE Wassertechnik Polska sp. z o.o. (member of consortium of the general contractor) in relation to the construction of the wastewater treatment plant in Warsaw “Czajka”.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Member, German-Polish lawyers’ Association (Deutsch-Polnische Juristenvereinigung)
  • Member, District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw
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Education

  • MA, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of A. Mickiewicz, Poznań
  • LLM, Postgraduate Legal Studies, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
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10/11/2021
CMS con­tin­ues real es­tate ex­pan­sion with 10-strong team hire in Po­land
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has bolstered its real es­tate and con­struc­tion prac­tice with the ad­di­tion of a team of 10 law­yers in Po­land.  CMS will be joined by three re­spec­ted part­ners, each with many...
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24/03/2021
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The lower cham­ber of the Pol­ish Par­lia­ment (Se­jm) has com­pleted work on an­oth­er leg­al act con­cern­ing the “Anti-crisis Shield”, i.e. the act on co-fin­an­cing of in­terest on bank loans gran­ted to provide...
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The lower cham­ber of the Pol­ish Par­lia­ment (Se­jm) has com­pleted work on an­oth­er leg­al act con­cern­ing the “Anti-crisis Shield”, i.e. the act on co-fin­an­cing of in­terest on bank loans gran­ted to provide...
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16/04/2020
Anti-crisis Shield: the im­pact of new reg­u­la­tions on con­duct­ing busi­ness...
On March 31, the Pres­id­ent of the Re­pub­lic of Po­land signed a pack­age of laws called the Anti-crisis Shield:the Act of 31 March 2020 amend­ing the Act on spe­cial solu­tions re­lated to the pre­ven­tion, coun­ter­ac­tion...
02/04/2020
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Due to Coronavir­us (COV­ID-19) vir­us in­fec­tions, since March 14, 2020 a state of epi­dem­ic threat has been an­nounced in the Re­pub­lic of Po­land by vir­tue of the reg­u­la­tion of the Min­is­ter of Health dated...
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Over the last dec­ades, con­struc­tion pro­jects have con­tinu­ally be­come much more dy­nam­ic in nature, largely due to the in­creas­ing com­plex­ity and un­cer­tainty of these pro­jects,  along with tight budgets...