Former Hogan Lovells Senior Associate Mateusz Dereszynski has joined Eversheds Sutherland's Polish office as a Partner and Head of the firm's Banking & Finance practice effective December 1, 2022.
Specializing in banking and finance, Dereszynski was previously a Senior Associate and Head of the Property Finance Practice at Hogan Lovells, where he spent over 16 years, from 2007 to 2022. Before that, he was a Lawyer with the Beata Szwedzik law office from 2004 to 2007.
"Mateusz is a recognized lawyer experienced in all areas that are crucial for us, which allows us to further develop our current strategy," Eversheds Sutherland Poland office Co-Managing Partner Ewa Szlachetka commented. "I keep my fingers crossed for the success of Mateusz and his team, which will soon be expanded by more specialists."
"I am very pleased to join a law firm with such a long presence on the Polish market and with such a wealth of experience," Dereszynski added. "I can feel a positive energy here, and I am confident that I will be able to channel it into the dynamic development of our practice ... We see that the banking sector in Poland will once again face serious challenges, so it will be even more important to be able to adapt quickly and flexibly to the expectations of current clients and the market situation."