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Tomasz Zalewski is the new managing partner of Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

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Tomasz Zalewski became the new managing partner of Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland as of 1 October, 2017. Krzysztof Wierzbowski, the founder of the law firm, who served as managing partner for 19 years, has become senior partner and head of the real estate and infrastructure practice.

Tomasz Zalewski is an attorney at law, affiliated with the firm since 1999, since 2008 as a partner. He specializes in providing legal support to projects involving new technologies, intellectual property, and public procurement. For years he has also advised tech startups. His professional interests include legal aspects of the application of new technologies, such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, the internet of things, and cybersecurity. He is one of the creators of the blog IP w sieci, devoted to issues of new technology law, and the public procurement blog EuroZamówienia. He is the founder of LegalTech Polska, a forum for exchange of knowledge about the law of new technologies and the use of information technologies in the delivery of legal services. He is an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration of the Audiovisual Market at the Polish Audiovisual Producers Chamber of Commerce, an expert for the Polish IT and Telecommunications Chamber, and a founding member of the Public Procurement Law Association. He has been recommended in prestigious legal directories for years in the fields of TMT, intellectual property and public procurement.

Tomasz Zalewski will continue to devote much of his time to working for clients. He will combine his new position as managing partner with heading the firm’s public procurement practice and, together with Paweł Lipski, the TMT practice.

“By a unanimous decision of the partners, Tomasz Zalewski will be entrusted with responsibility for the firm’s current operations and implementing the firm’s growth strategy,” said Krzysztof Wierzbowski. “But I will not withdraw from my active role in the life of the firm, continuing to work as a partner, devoting my time to leading the real estate and infrastructure practice, overseeing relations with Eversheds Sutherland (where I will continue to serve as a member of the management structure), and providing my support to Tomasz Zalewski, other teams at the firm, and our clients, wherever my experience could be helpful.”

Krzysztof Wierzbowski added: “I am passing the management of the firm on to Tomasz with huge hope and confidence. I am certain that with his experience, thoroughness, enthusiasm and commitment to building a new strategic vision for the firm’s growth, he will effectively achieve his aims.”

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