Henning von Zanthier

Partner in Berlin and Poznań, Attorney at Law / radca prawny, LL.M.

Contact

Phone: 030 - 88 03 59 0
E-Mail: vonzanthier@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

German and Polish company law; German-Polish Public Health Law; Polish Renewable Energy Law

Languages
German, English, Polish, French

Affiliations
Deutsch-Polnischer Windenergie-Club, League of Lawyers e.V., Deutsch- Polnischer Gesundheits- und Sozialverband, DIRO, etc.

Professional Background
Henning von Zanthier founded the law firm VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ in Berlin in 1992 with its main focus on business law in Germany and Poland. Since 1995 he has been the owner of the law firm in Poznań (Poland). After studying law in Germany and France (Diplôme Supérieur in Strasbourg), he was awarded the title Master of Law (LL.M.) in the USA (Tulane University). In 1991 he was called to the Bar in Berlin where he worked as a lawyer in a leading international law firm. Since 2009 he is the first non-Polish attorney (radca prawny) to be admitted to the bar in Poznań/Poland. From 2004-2009 he was a lecturer in Polish law at Freie Universität Berlin. In addition, he also lecturers at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań/Poland on the law of international sale of goods.

Publications/Lectures
Henning von Zanthier is the author of numerous papers on German-Polish trade. He also gives regular lectures on this subject at a broad variety of institutions including:  

Rüdiger Schulz

Partner in Berlin / Dipl.-Kfm., Financial Auditor, Tax Consultant, Consultant for International Fiscal Law

Contact

Phone: 030 - 88 03 59 0
E-Mail: schulz@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Audit of annual financial statements; plausibility checks on budgetary accounting; optimisation of business management in company workflows; international fiscal law; double taxation agreements with special reference to Germany and Poland

Languages
German, English

Affiliations
Member of the Steuerberatungsverband Berlin-Brandenburg [Berlin-Brandenburg Association of Tax Consultants];  Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer [Institute of Public Auditors], Consultant 'Offensive Mittelstand' [a broadly supported network that fosters and coordinates support activities for SME in Germany], Deutsche Vereinigung für Internationales Steuerrecht [International Fiscal Association].

Professional Background
Rüdiger Schulz became a partner in the law firm VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ in Berlin in 1999. He studied business administration in Berlin, graduating as a Diplom-Kaufmann [Master of Business Administration] in 1992. He then was working for a medium sized company of auditors and tax consultants in Berlin. He was appointed as a Certified Tax Consultant in 1997 and as a Certified Financial Auditor in 1999. He is authorised to sit on commissions for the quality control of the profession and is also authorised to undertake mandatory statutory audits in his capacity as a certified auditor. In addition to this, he is also a lecturer (Dozent) on accountancy and balance sheet analysis and gives lectures on various aspects of fiscal law at a variety of institutions.

Publications

“Zatrudnienie Polaków w Niemczech”  (Niemczech. „Employment of Polish Workers in the Federal Republic of Germany") – published by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in the Federal Republic of Germany, Department for Trade and Investment

Łukasz Dachowski

Partner Poznań / General Manager of the law firm in Poznań
 / radca prawny, doradca podatkowy / Attorney at law and tax consultant in Poland / LL.M., Poznań

Contact

Phone: +48 61 858 25 50
E-Mail: dachowski@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Polish and international fiscal law; company law; IP law; arbitration

Languages 
Polish, German, English

Professional Background
Łukasz Dachowski studied law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) where he was awarded the title of "Master of German and Polish Law" (LL.M.). After graduation, from 2005 to 2007 he was working in one of the “Big4” consultancy agencies where he specialised in international tax consultancy. In 2007 he moved to VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ in Poznań. He is one of only a handful of attorneys at law in Poland who are also certified tax consultants. He is head of the law firm in Poznań.

Karolina Barałkiewicz-Sokal

Partner Poznań / radca prawny / Attorney at law in Poland, Poznań

Contact

Phone: +48 61 858 25 50
E-Mail: baralkiewicz@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Procedural law; commercial law; environmental law; tourism law

Languages
Polish, German, English, Russian

Professional Background
Karolina Barałkiewicz-Sokal studied law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. From 1999 to 2003 she was working for a variety of law firms in Poznań where she became proficient in handling non-national client accounts. After completing her legal training in 2003 she has been working for VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ as an attorney at law. In summer 2004 she completed her studies in German law at the Faculty of Law at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and in 2009 her postgraduate course in environmental law likewise at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań.

Christian Gilke

Certified business economist, assistant tax consultant, Berlin

Contact

Phone: 030 - 88 03 59 0
E-Mail: gilke@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Compilation and business administration analysis of annual financial statements; processing of financial bookkeeping cost accounts

Languages
German, English

Affiliations
Consultant 'Offensive Mittelstand' [a broadly supported network that fosters and coordinates support activities for SME in Germany]

Professional Background 
Christian Gilke qualified as an assistant tax consultant in 2002 and was working with various tax consultancies in Berlin. He joined VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ in 2004.

Jacek Jagodziński

Trainee attorney-at-law PL, LL.M., Poznań

Contact

Phone: +48 61 858 25 50
E-Mail: jagodzinski@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Civil law, economic and commercial law

Languages 
Polish, German, English

Professional Background
Jacek Jagodziński studied law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder). He cooperates with VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ since October 2018. Currently Jacek Jagodziński is a trainee attorney at law at the Regional Bar Association in Poznań.  

Justyna Janik

Attorney at law, LL.M., Berlin

Contact

Phone: 030 - 88 03 59 0
E-Mail: janik@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

IT law, German and European civil and civil procedure law

Languages
German, Polish, English 

Professional Background
Justyna Janik studied law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder). She did her legal traineeship in Cottbus and was admitted to the bar in Berlin in summer 2018. Ms. Janik is a German attorney-at-law and member of the Berlin Bar Chambers, (Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin).

Prior to this, she obtained the degree of a Polish magister prawa, Master of Laws, from the Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan, as well as an LL.M. in German and Polish Law from the European University Viadrina, in Frankfurt at Oder, Germany. In addition to Polish and German, she speaks English fluently. Justyna Janik started her carrier at VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ in the beginning of 2018 after we worked together successfully with her in her legal traineeship.

Małgorzata Justyńska

Radca prawny, doradca podatkowy / Attorney at law and tax consultant in Poland, Poznań

Contact

Phone: +48 61 858 25 50
E-Mail: justynska@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Polish and international fiscal law; company law; commercial law

Languages 
Polish, German, English

Professional Background
Małgorzata Justyńska studied law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. After graduation, she was working in one of the biggest international consultancy firms, where she specialized in the legal and tax consulting of foreign entrepreneurs. She graduated from prestigious studies MBA Poznań-Atlanta at the University of Economics in Poznań in cooperation with Georgia State University in Atlanta.

Lutz Kendzierski

Dipl.-Kfm. (FH), assistant tax consultant, Berlin

Contact

Phone: 030 - 88 03 59 0
E-Mail: kendzierski@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Annual financial statements and tax declarations for persons and capital companies; business administration analyses and reporting for international companies; social insurance law

Languages
German, English

Professional Background 
Lutz Kendzierski graduated as an assistant tax consultant in 1993 and then was working with various financial auditors and tax consultancies in Berlin. From 1997 to 2001 he was studiying business administration in Berlin and graduated as a Diplom-Kaufmann (FH) [Master’s in Business Administration]. Since 2000 he has been working for VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ.

Aleksandra Kiedrowski

Bachelor of Business Administration, accountant, assistant tax consultant, Berlin

Contact

Phone: 030 - 88 03 59 0
E-Mail: kiedrowski@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Income tax returns including an international element, financial accounting, tax returns and financial statements of freelancers, partnerships and corporations.

Languages
Polish, German, English

Professional Background 
Aleksandra Kiedrowski completed her studies in business administration at the Faculty of Management at the University of Gdańsk in 2003 and qualified as an assistant tax consultant in 2012 since when she has been working for our law firm. 

Piotr Kowalski

Master of Science, Tax Assistant, Berlin

Contact

Phone: 030 - 88 03 59 0
E-Mail: kowalski@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Income tax returns including an international element, financial accounting, tax returns and financial statements of freelancers, partnerships and corporations.

Piotr Kowalski studied International Business Administration at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) with his major field of study being International Tax Law. Since then he was working with various financial auditors and tax consultancies in Berlin. Since 2018 he has been working for VON ZANTHIER UND SCHULZ.

Katarzyna Kowalewska

Trainee attorney-at-law PL, LL.M., Poznań

Contact

Phone: +48 61 858 25 50
E-Mail: kowalewska@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Civil law, economic and commercial law

Languages 
Polish, German, English

Professional Background
Katarzyna Kowalewska studied law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder). She cooperates with VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ since February 2017. Currently Katarzyna Kowalewska is a trainee attorney at law at the Regional Bar Association in Poznań.

Rafał Królikowski

Rechtsanwalt (Germany) / Registered foreign lawyer in Poland / Fachanwalt für internationales Wirtschaftsrecht (certified specialist lawyer for international commercial law), Poznań

Contact

Phone: +48 61 858 25 50
E-Mail: krolikowski@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

German and Polish corporate and commercial law, German and Polish real estate law, landlord and tenant law, transport law, litigation

Languages 
Polish, German, English, Russian 

Professional Background 
Rafał Królikowski studied law at the University of Cologne (Universität zu Köln). Between 2008 and 2014 he was working for some of the most reputable law firms in Cologne and Düsseldorf. Between 2009 and 2013 he was employed at the Institute of Eastern European Law (now: Institute of Eastern European Law and Comparative Law) at the University of Cologne. He graduated legal traineeship in Cologne, inter alia in the real estate practice of CMS Hasche Sigle in Cologne. Since 2014 Mr. Królikowski is a German attorney-at-law, member of the Cologne Bar Chambers, (Rechtsanwaltskammer Köln). In Autumn 2014 he joined the Poznań office of VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ. Since 2015 he has been admitted to the Polish Bar as a registered foreign lawyer. In his practice he specialises in real estate law, German and international commercial law, transport law and civil litigation. 

Affiliations

  • Deutsch-Polnische Juristen-Vereinigung e.V. [German-Polish Association of Lawyers
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Osteuropakunde e.V. [German Society for Eastern-European Studies
  • Verein zur Förderung des Ostrechts an der Universität zu Köln e.V. [Association for the Advancement of Studies of Eastern-European Law at the University of Cologne]

Krzysztof Łakomski

Radca prawny / Attorney at law in Poland, LL.M., Poznań

Contact

Phone: +48 61 858 25 50
E-Mail: lakomski@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

International commercial law, procedural law; commercial law; IT-Law, law of contracts

Languages
Polish, German

Professional Background
Krzysztof Łakomski graduated from international relations and law at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. Between 2012 - 2016 he was employed in one of the prestigious law firm in Kraków, where he gained experience in servicing foreign clients. He graduated from the School of German Law (2010) organized by the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, University in Heidelberg and the School of Austrian Law (2012) organized by the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and University in Vienna. Since 2015 he is an attorney-at-law (radca prawny). In 2016 he completed his studies for foreign lawyers at the University of Johannes Gutenberg in Mainz, obtaining a master's degree in German law (LL.M.). At present he is postgraduate student of IT law. He cooperates with VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ since April 2017.

Daniel Nitzsche

Assistant tax consultant, Berlin

Contact

Phone: 030 - 88 03 59 0
E-Mail: nitzsche@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Real estate taxation; tax breaks for monuments; Taxation for associations and foundations of public utility; income tax declarations; financial accounting

Languages
German, English 

Professional Background 
After successfully completing his training in our law firm, Daniel Nitzsche qualified as an assistant tax consultant in 2011 since when Mr Nitzsche has been working for VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ in this capacity. 

Tom Plickat

Bachelor of Business Administration, Berlin

Contact

Phone: 030 - 88 03 59 0
E-Mail: plickat@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Income tax returns including an international element, financial accounting, tax returns and financial statements of freelancers, partnerships and corporations.

Languages
German, English

Professional Background
In 2013 Tom Plickat finished his business degree at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Since then he has been working for our company.

Carola Rothenburg

Payroll and financial accountant, Berlin

Contact

Phone: 030 - 88 03 59 0
E-Mail: rothenburg@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Payroll and financial accounting

Languages
German, English 

Professional Background
Carola Rothenburg completed her training as an accountant in 1998 and has been working for our law firm since 2007.

Dorota Schilling

Assistant tax consultant, Berlin

Contact

Phone: 030 - 88 03 59 0
E-Mail: schilling@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Income tax declarations; financial accounting, annual financial statements

Languages
German, Polish

Professional Background
Dorota Schilling studied history and archival science at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. From 2013 to 2016 she absolved the training and is working as an assistant tax consultant in our company since then.

Urszula Skrobisz

Radca prawny, doradca podatkowy / Attorney at law and tax consultant in Poland, LL.M., Poznań

Contact

Phone: +48 61 858 25 50
E-Mail: skrobisz@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Civil law and litigation, commercial law, labor law, tax law

Languages
Polish, German, English, French

Professional Background
Urszula Skrobisz studied German and English law at the Humboldt University of Berlin (Grundstudium), as well as German and Polish law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) where was awarded the title of " Bachelor and  Master of German and Polish Law” (LL.B., LL.M.). During her studies and clerkship she worked in international law firms in Berlin and Poznań, where she specialized in the legal consulting of foreign entrepreneurs. She completed postgraduate studies on banking law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań as well as on tax law and tax consulting at the University of Economics in Poznań.

Joanna Śliwa

Trainee attorney-at-law PL, LL.M., Poznań

Contact

Phone: +48 61 858 25 50
E-Mail: sliwa@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Civil law, company and commercial law, International private law, law of succession

Languages
Polish, German, English

Professional background
Joanna Śliwa studied law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and German law at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder), from which she graduated obtaining “Master of German and Polish Law” (LL.M.) degree. Since January 2019 she is a trainee legal adviser at the Regional Bar Association in Poznań. She joined VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ in January 2018. 

Wojciech Stiller

Diploma in Economics, Ph.D. in Economics, Berlin

Contact

Phone: 030 - 88 03 59 0
E-Mail: stiller@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

National and international taxation, tax planning, effect of taxation

Languages
Polish, German, English

Professional Background
Wojciech Stiller is professor for business taxation at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR Berlin). Since completing his studies in Economics at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) he has been professionally associated with VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ. For his doctoral thesis at the University of Mannheim, he examined the cross-border loss offset. He publishes and holds courses in the field of taxation.

Magdalena Teclaw

Doradca podatkowy / Tax consultant in Poland, Poznań

Contact

Phone: +48 61 858 25 50
E-Mail: teclaw@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Tax law

Languages
Polish, German

Professional Background 
Magdalena Teclaw graduated in economics from the University of Gdańsk. In 2002 Ms Teclaw received a scholarship from the SOCRATES / ERASMUS Exchange Programme to study at the Hochschule Bremen. From 2002 to 2006 she was working in several tax consultancies specialized in non-national clients. In 2005 she was certified as a tax consultant. Since April 2006 she has been working for the law firm VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ in Poznań where she manages clients’ accounts on the tax and accounting side.

Dominika Zbonik

Doradca podatkowy / Tax consultant in Poland, trainee attorney-at-law PL, Poznań

Contact

Phone: +48 61 858 25 50
E-Mail: zbonik@vonzanthier.com

Practice Areas

Tax law, corporate and commercial law

Languages
Polish, German, English

Professional Background
Dominika Zbonik studied law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder). She completed her postgraduate course in tax law at the University of Wrocław. She complete a trainship at The Consular Section of the Polish Embassy in Berlin. Since 2016 a trainee legal adviser at the Regional Bar Association in Poznań. In 2017 she was certified as a tax consultant. Since 2015 has been working for VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ.