Partner, Domański Zakrzewski Palinka sp. k., (Poland). Katarzyna Kuźma is head of the team providing services relating to Polish and European public procurement law at the law firm Domański Zakrzewski Palinka. She has extensive experience in advising both public and private entities operating in various sectors (including construction and engineering services, environmental protection, pharmaceutical and energy) on projects carried out in the traditional form (public procurement) and those based on partnership structures in the broad meaning of the term (PPP, concessions). The advice Katarzyna renders covers all stages of procedures (including representation before the National Appeal Chamber and common courts) and performance of public contracts, including inspections and financial adjustment procedures. She actively promotes implementation of compliance systems in the area of public procurement, with special focus on bid rigging. Has extensive experience in advising on international investment projects.
Vice-president and co-founder of the Public Procurement Law Association in Poland. Chairman of the public procurement board at the Konfederacja Lewiatan; also represents Lewiatan in the BusinessEurope Public Contracts Working Group.
Co-author (with Wojciech Hartung, PhD) of Combating Collusion in Public Procurement – Legal Limitations on Joint Bidding – Edward Elgar Publishing 2020 – ISBN 978-17-899-0484-0 (to be published 10.2020)