Former Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland Managing Partner Tomasz Zalewski has joined Bird & Bird as Partner and Head of the firm's Commercial team in Warsaw.
Zalewski provides advice to companies in the technology, healthcare, energy, industrial automation, environmental protection, defense, retail, and consumer space. He handles development ventures and projects connected with the application of new technologies and digital transformation.
Zalewski advises on public procurement law and represents clients in procurement disputes before the National Appeal Chamber and the courts. He also has extensive experience advising on infrastructure and IT procurement projects, representing both contractors and contracting authorities.
After nearly 20 years at the firm, Zalewski left Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland at the end of 2018 as reported by CEE Legal Matters on December 3, 2018.
"I am delighted to welcome Tomasz to Bird & Bird," said B&B Poland Managing Partner Slawomir Szepietowski. "This appointment is a key part of our strategy in the Warsaw office – to further strengthen our Commercial IT offering. His extensive experience advising on a number of significant IT cases makes Tomasz a natural fit for the Tech & Comms team at Bird & Bird."
"The fast-changing world of technology has created a need for more regulation across all industries," commented Zalewski. "Bird & Bird's strong technology focus and international network will help develop my practice and support the needs of my clients. I look forward to meeting my colleagues in Warsaw and around the world."