May 2021

Penteris Strengthens Real Estate with New Partner

Penteris is pleased to welcome onboard Agnieszka Koniewicz, who joins the Real Estate practice as a partner.

Agnieszka Koniewicz specializes in real estate transactions and investment as well as complex infrastructure projects. She is a widely respected expert and has been repeatedly recognized by the leading industry rankings. Her experience spans all of the key sectors including office, logistics, retail, hotels and residential transactions. She provides advice and transaction services to leading Polish and international institutional investors, fund managers, and real estate developers.

“Agnieszka brings with her a deep professional understanding of all types of real estate transactions, from structuring and negotiations to execution and implementation. We look forward to further developing the practice together,” says Andrzej Tokaj, Senior Partner and Head of Real Estate.

“I am joining one of the country’s most recognized real estate teams with decades of experience on the market and a track record including some of the region’s largest deals. I am delighted to be able to align my carrier with such a great team,” adds Agnieszka Koniewicz.

Agnieszka Koniewicz graduated with distinction from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw where she also completed her Ph.D. As part of her doctoral studies she was granted a scholarship at the University of Münster. Her previous experience includes senior positions with Rymarz Zdort (previously the Warsaw office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges) and Linklaters. She is a member of the bar in Warsaw.

Agnieszka is ranked for her skills in Real Estate by Chambers Europe 2021, The Legal 500 EMEA 2021, and IFLR1000 2021.

Penteris has been ranked by Chambers Europe in Real Estate in Poland every year since the guide’s launch in 2007. The Legal 500 EMEA has recommended the Real Estate practice every year since 2005. Most recently, the team supported Immofinanz on their sale of four office buildings in Warsaw to the Indotek Group for €72.5 million in April 2021. In February this year, Penteris advised US investors on the acquisition of the four-building Jerozolimskie Business Park office complex in Warsaw. Highlights of 2020 include representing Apollo-Rida and Ares Management in their purchase of the Equal Business Park in Kraków, for €100 million. Back in 2019, Penteris advised Immofinanz on the acquisition of myhive Warsaw Spire for €396 million, the largest ever transaction in the CEE office sector.