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Daniel Kopania

Daniel Kopania


Daniel Kopania

Daniel Kopania specialises in real estate, construction and infrastructure, advising institutional investors, owners, funders, contractors and professional consultants.

Daniel has a wide range of expertise in retail, office, warehouse, residential, mixed-use, energy and industrial plants, as well as PPP and infrastructure projects. He also has unique expertise in negotiating construction contracts.

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Career and qualifications

  • Nabarro Nathanson, Warsaw 1994
  • British Centre for English and European Legal Studies, Warsaw 1995
  • CMS Cameron McKenna, Warsaw 1995
  • Warsaw University, Law and Administration Faculty 1996
  • Secondment to London 1999
  • Admitted as a legal adviser (radca prawny) in Poland 2003
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2006
  • Partner since 2010

Professional bodies

  • Member of the Warsaw Bar Association (OIRP w Warszawie)
  • Polish Society of the Construction Law

Awards and citations

  • Daniel Kopania is highly regarded for his market-leading expertise in both real estate and construction. He is often seen acting for international investors and developers on the acquisition and financing of commercial and retail properties. A source describes him as "commercially savvy."
    Chambers Europe 2021: Real Estate - Poland
  • Highly regarded for his practical experience and top-ranked in both real estate and construction, Daniel Kopania advises on the acquisition and financing of commercial and retail properties, often at a cross-border level. He is also reputed among market commentators for his "considerable experience in construction matters." His client roster includes international investors and developers.
    Chambers Europe 2020: Construction/Real Estate – Poland
  • Daniel Kopania acts on high-value, cross-border acquisitions for international investors as well as high-profile construction mandates. Clients value his insight, with one calling his approach "refreshing." Another says:"His market knowledge and experience is priceless."
    Chambers Europe 2019, Real Estate – Poland, Construction - Poland