Magdalena Życzkowska-Jóźwiak

Magdalena Życzkowska-Jóźwiak

Local Partner

Magdalena Życzkowska-Jóźwiak focuses her practice on real estate transactions, including acquisition and sale of assets, shares, mergers, takeovers, restructuring, joint ventures, as well as financing and refinancing of real estate projects. She has wide-ranging experience in IP law, including copyrights and trademarks.

She advises asset management clients on all aspects of commercialization, re-commercialization, asset and property management of various commercial projects (retail, office and warehouse).

Concentrations

  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Asset Management and Leasing
  • Title Insurance
  • M&A, Corporate
  • Intellectual Property

取扱分野

実績紹介

 

  • Represented Rockcastle Global Real Estate in connection with the acquisition of Bonarka City Center - a shopping center located in Cracow. The value of the transaction was EUR 361 million, which makes it the largest single transaction in Poland in terms of price in 2016.
  • Represented Irish investors concentrated around the Turley family in connection with the acquisition of the Stratos Office Center, an office building located in the center Warsaw from Kulczyk Silverstein Properties.
  • Represented Invesco Real Estate in connection with the acquisition of the office and retail building in Poznan from the Budlex joint venture (a subsidiary of Erbud S.A. listed on the stock exchange) and a local developer.
  • Represented Invesco in connection with the sale of two Scandic Hotels in Wroclaw and Gdansk to Norwegian investors.
  • Represented Invesco on the acquisition of a retail gallery in Cracow from Globe Trade Centre.°
  • Represented Pradera on the acquisition of 4 retail galleries in Poland from Carpathian.°
  • Represented Heitman on the acquisition of a retail gallery in Poznań.°
  • Represented Nestlé on the acquisition of the land in Poland designated for development of Purina factory.°
  • Represented Aviva Investors in relation to the sale of a real property in Warsaw developed with an office building.°
  • Represented Torus, Polish developer in the sale of a complex of office buildings in Gdańsk (tree stage transaction regarding Arkońska Business Park Complex).°
  • Represented Invesco on the refinancing of the acquisition of Scandic hotels in Wrocław and Gdańsk.°
  • Represented Heitman on the refinancing of an existing facility extended in connection with the acquisition of the Europlex building in Warsaw.°
  • Represented NBGI on the financing of their warehouse and factory building near Legnica, leased to Faurecia.°
  • Represented NBGI on the financing of their development of a retail gallery in Starachowice.°
  • Represented Aviva Investors on refinancing of portfolio of twelve properties in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.°
  • Represented Credit Suisse Asset Management on the refinancing of their real properties developed with logistics warehouse and with an office building.°
  • Represented an Irish investor in connection with the acquisitions of several real properties in Poland developed or to be developed with retail galleries, including in Gorzów Wielkopolski (Galeria Askana), Grudziądz (Praktiker), Mława (Galeria Stokrotka), Konstancin, Strzegom, Wałbrzych and Rzeszów.°
  • Represented an Irish investor in connection with the acquisition of real estate, on which the development of a shopping centre had been commenced but was not completed (the transaction involved drafting and negotiation take-over agreements of the commenced construction process).°
  • Represented an Irish investor in connection with the acquisition of real estate which was seized in enforcement proceedings initiated by one of the creditors of such real estate’s seller.°
  • Represented a Swiss company in connection with the acquisition of real estate in Sady, Poland (designated for factory development).°
  • Represented a German investment fund in connection with the acquisition of three logistic centers in Poland.°
  • Represented a Dutch pharmaceutical company in connection with the sale of real estate in Warsaw, Poland to a German investment fund.°
  • Represented an American investor and developer in connection with the sale of a warehouse complex in Łazy near Warsaw, Poland to a German investment fund and providing advice in respect of a development agreement involving the construction and further sale of a second warehouse building, as well as the financing of the construction process.°
  • Represented a British investor and property manager in connection with the acquisition of a retail gallery in Poland, Bydgoszcz.°
  • Represented British investors in connection with the acquisition of land in several locations in Poland to be developed with shopping centers and providing legal assistance in the commercialization of the shopping centres.°
  • Represented Irish and British nationals in connection with the purchase and financing of apartments at several locations in Warsaw (Aura Park, M2, Złota 44) and providing legal advice with respect to all aspects relating to said real estate after such acquisition.°
  • Represented and acting for an Austrian investor in court enforcement proceedings in which a receivable secured with a mortgage over real estate was claimed and successfully enforced.°
  • Dealing with legal issues connected with restitution claims resulting from the seizure of real estate by the Polish State Treasury after World War II.°
  • Represented Invesco Real Estate in connection in various asset management aspects, including commercialization, recommercialization, refreshment and redevelopment, as well as current property management with respect to Galeria Kazimierz Shopping Center
  • Represented Invesco Real Estate in connection in various asset management aspects, including commercialization and property management with respect to the office and retail building in Poznan known as “Półwiejska 2”
  • Represented Invesco on the current operational aspects of Scandic Hotels in Wrocław and Gdańsk.°
  • Represented Austrian investors and developers in connection with all aspects of business activity in Poland, including the acquisition of real estate and commercialization of retail parks.°
  • Represented Nestlé on the long-term lease contract in one of the Class A building in Warsaw (lease signed at the construction stage, containing numerous elements of the contractor agreement).°
  • Represented inter alia Invesco, AIB, Tradeland on various matters regarding leasing of office and retail space.°
  • Represented an American title insurance company in connection with insurance contracts concerning legal title to commercial real estate in Warsaw, Gdańsk and Gdynia (legal due diligence analyses on title to real estate, negotiation and structuring of title insurance contracts).°
  • Represented First Title in connection with an insurance contract concerning legal title to commercial real estate in Mszczonów, Poland comprising an industrial and warehouse complex (legal due diligence analyses on title to real estate, negotiation and structuring of title insurance contracts).°
  • Advising various investors on buyer’s warranty and indemnity insurance in connection with acquisition of assets in Poland.°
  • Represented Abris Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of a majority stake in Uskom, a leading waste management company in Poland.°
  • Represented an American cosmetics company in connection with the acquisition and subsequent sale of its Polish subsidiary manufacturing middle market cosmetics.°
  • Represented a French bank in connection with its entry into the Polish banking and leasing market through acquisitions of a large Polish retail bank and the largest Polish leasing company.°
  • Represented a Korean car manufacturer in connection with the major restructuring of its Polish car manufacturing subsidiary.°
  • Represented British investors in connection with the acquisition of 100% of shares in a limited liability company owning a chain of pubs and cafes in Warsaw, Łódź and Zakopane.°
  • Represented Irish investors in connection with the acquisition of 100% of shares in a limited liability company owned by a German Furniture Company.°
  • Represented Dutch investors in connection with projects involving the use of landfill gas for the manufacturing of electricity and thermal energy in Łubna, Łęgajny, Sosnowiec, Bytom and Katowice (corporate legal advice, legal advice in relation to the financing of the projects, legal advice on cooperation agreements with owners of waste storage yards and agreements on the sale of electricity and thermal energy generated in the landfill gas plants).°
  • Represented foreign investors in connection with several aspects of employment law, including employment contracts, termination of employment relationships, employment rules and group lay-offs.°
  • Represented foreign investors in connection with all legal aspects, corporate and others regarding their current activity in Poland, including liquidation, mergers, de-mergers and transformations.°
  • Represented foreign and Polish developers and investors in connection with all aspects of copyrights to the initial designs, construction designs and as-built documentation at the development stage, as well as at the acquisition and sale of real estate in Poland.
  • Represented Tauron group, in relation to the initial public offering of Tauron Polska Energia S.A (advising mainly in the scope of the trademark law, business names protection law and software copyrights).°
  • Represented Nestlé in connection with the acquisition of the Polish sweet manufacturer, Wedel from Kraft Foods (advising mainly in the scope of the trademark law).°
  • Represented one of the largest private multimedia companies in connection with the acquisition of a controlling stake in Grupa Onet S.A. (advising mainly in the scope of the copyright and press law).°
  • Represented a major eastern European television company, ITI in connection with an initial public offering (advising mainly in the scope of the trademarks, copyright and media law).°
  • Represented the controlling shareholder of Petrobaltic, Poland’s second largest oil company in connection with its privatization through an initial public offering (advising mainly in the scope of the trademark, employees’ inventions and patent law).°
  • Represented actors in agreements with production studio in relation to production of a show on the basis of a format (advising mainly in the scope of copyrights and rights to the artist’s image).°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Życzkowska-Jóźwiak prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k.

受賞歴・所属団体

  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017
  • IFLR1000 Poland: (2017)
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2015
  • Member, District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw
  • Mediator, Business Mediation Centre of the Polish Arbitration Association

学歴・資格・言語

学歴
  • Legal Advisor, 2004
  • Bachelor’s Degree, 2000
  • Master of Law, magna cum laude, the University of Warsaw, 1999
弁護士資格
  • Poland
言語
  • Polish, Native
  • 英語, Fluent
  • German, Conversational