Maciej Machlejd


Comprehensive legal support for real estate development projects

Maciej Machlejd

Maciej Machlejd advises on transactional, contractual and litigation issues related to shopping centres, office buildings, warehouses and residential properties.

He provides legal assistance at every stage of development projects. He assists in analysing and regulating the legal status of property and obtaining building permits. He drafts contracts for acquisition of real estate, design and construction, and lease or tenancy of real estate.

He also has extensive experience in ongoing legal support for real estate developers, including negotiation and drafting of a wide range of commercial contracts.

He has participated in transactions involving asset deals, share deals, enterprises and parts of enterprises, and joint-venture agreements, including the sale of shopping centres and turnkey multifamily residential buildings to institutional investors.

He represents clients in civil proceedings and before the administrative authorities in matters involving real estate. He has assisted in cases seeking damages brought by foreign investors before international arbitral tribunals based on bilateral investment treaties.

He joined Wardyński & Partners in 2019.

Department of Law, Aarhus University, Denmark

Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (with distinction)

He worked as in-house counsel for one of the largest owners and operators of shopping centres in Europe, providing legal support for four shopping malls with a total retail space of over 100,000 m2.

He worked for one of the largest developers in Poland, providing legal support from the stage of acquisition of land, through the construction process, to post-sales support, including administration of residential cooperatives.

He also worked in the Department of International and Community Law at the General Counsel to the Republic of Poland on arbitration proceedings based on bilateral investment treaties and on domestic cases with aspects of European and constitutional law.

Warsaw Bar Association

“The scope of arbitration clauses in bilateral investment treaties,” which received an award from the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce and was published as the best master’s thesis on arbitration in 2009