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Tomasz Zaleski

Partner

Tax Advisor

Tomasz Zaleski is a leading and award winning tax expert. He advises clients in various sectors. He has also advised on ventures and transactions on the capital and leasing markets. He has led numerous projects relating to debt restructuring and receivables trading.

Tomasz also has vast experience in handling projects relating to mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and tax optimization by means of both Polish and international holding structures.

Prior to joining ZP, for a period of 6 years, Tomasz Zaleski worked in the tax advisory department at Ernst & Young, and later was responsible for tax policy in a media holding company.

Language

Polish, English

Membership

The National Chamber of Tax Advisors

Education

The University of Lublin (Master of Law, 2001)

Recommendations

International Tax Review’s Winner: Poland Tax Firm of the Year European Awards 2017 and shortlisted for Poland Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year. Recommended lawyer in Tax sector by Legal 500 EMEA 2013, Global Law Experts 2013 and he is a laureate of VIII Ranking of Tax Firms and Tax Counselors 2013, a competition organized by Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily newspaper.

Experience

  • Advising Mecom Group PLC on tax aspects of a sale of Polish subsidiaries for PLN 70 million.*
  • Advising Mecom Group PLC subsidiaries in Poland on tax efficient management remuneration scheme.*
  • Advising Abris Capital Partners and Siódemka S.A. on a tax efficient management remuneration scheme.*
  • Structured Media Regionalne IP asset deal value 56 million PLN, aimed at tax optimisation of the group.*
  • Representing TUI Poland in PLN 7 million successful corporate income tax litigation.*
  • Advising TUI Poland on its takeover and merger of a Polish Holiday retail company.*
  • Representing Candido Jose Redrigues S.A. in a dispute with the tax authorities concerning the VAT status (the amount reimbursed to the customer amounted PLN 9 million).
  • Advising TUI Poland on a merger and acquisition of a Polish company from the tourism industry.
  • Advised the largest Polish Deepwater Container Terminal in a 30 million PLN successful real estate tax litigation.*
  • Represented Polskapresse in successful VAT litigation re: a 100 million real PLN estate deal.*
  • Advising Groupe Beneteau on the tax aspects of its acquisition of Delphia Yachts.*
  • Advising Redefine Properties on the tax aspects of its acquistion of 18 commercial properties for EUR 1.2 billion.*
  • Advising Shenzhen Techdow Pharmaceutical on the tax structuring of its European corporate structure and coordinating all foriegn tax advisors involving Poland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.*
*Advice provided at a previous law firm.

Contact

+48 500 212 064 t.zaleski@ziebapartners.com