As Founding and Managing Partner of Zieba & Partners Rafał leads the firm.
Rafał is regarded as a leading Polish authority with respect to real estate having successfully advised on hundreds of transactions. In his career, Rafał has advised on what remains the largest ever commercial real estate transaction involving Poland, and separately, on what was at the time, the largest single property transaction in Poland.
Rafał works predominantly with corporate clients including REITs, real estate funds, private equity funds and developers, overseeing and providing comprehensive assistance in the acquisition or sale (both asset and share deals) of real estate.
Rafał also provides legal support to investors and developers in their investment projects including factories, energy infrastructure, residential and commercial real estate. He is a specialist in resolving complicated real estate problems or disputes.
In addition, Rafał also advises in international financial, tax and business law, focusing particularly on the commercial and tax aspects of national and international transactions, including the creation of tax efficient holding structures and the development of tax strategies for the acquisition and divestiture of company assets. His clients include banks and financial institutions, companies active in the media, FMCG, R&D, automotive, pharmaceuticals and health care, food, real estate and construction, energy and mining sectors amongst others.
The Kraków Bar of Advocates
The Jagiellonian University of Kraków (Master of Law, 1996)
Rafał Zięba is a recommended lawyer in Arbitration sector by Global Law Experts, in Intellectual Property and in Dispute Resolution sector by Legal 500 EMEA.