Former Deloitte Legal Partners Zbigniew Korba and Lukasz Szymanski have joined Taylor Wessing. Korba will lead the Banking and Finance practice while Szymanski will be taking over the Insurance practice in Warsaw. Along with the two Partners, eight more lawyers are set to join Taylor Wessing by February 2022.
According to Taylor Wessing, both Korba and Szymanski “are renowned Banking & Finance experts in Poland and beyond. For over 20 years [Korba] has specialized in advising clients mainly from the financial and real estate sectors. He has represented financial institutions, multinational corporations, and many domestic and foreign investors in both transactional matters and regulatory issues.” Korba has spent over nine years with Deloitte Legal, almost three years with PwC Legal, and more than 12 years with Salans (now Dentons).”
According to the firm, Szymanski “specializes in providing legal advice to the financial services industry, focusing on regulatory (mainly banking and insurance law) and reorganization but has also been active in structured finance. As a Partner in the Banking & finance team, [he] will focus on financial services regulatory.” Before joining Taylor Wessing, Szymanski spent more than five years with Deloitte Legal, over a year with Wardynski & Partners, over three years with K&L Gates, and over four years at the Polish Financial Supervision Authority.
“Taylor Wessing is known as a law firm serving some of the most innovative players in the market,” commented Korba. “I am glad that in such a rapidly changing world I join a firm with ambitious plans of growth and I am eager to actively support its strategy.”
“I am delighted to welcome Zbigniew and the entire team to Taylor Wessing,” said Taylor Wessing Poland Managing Partner Ewelina Stobiecka. “This development is a response to our clients' needs and an expression of Taylor Wessing's consistent growth strategy in Poland.”