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Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

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Dr hab Marcin Matczak

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Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

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Life Sciences Practice


Doctor of law specialising in competition and consumer protection, constitutional law, European business law and pharmaceutical law, and is the Head of DZP's Life Sciences Practice. Marcin is an expert on food law, especially issues involving borderline products, dietary supplements and cosmetics, and medical devices and biotechnology products. He also advises on the promotion of medicinal products after entry into force of the Reimbursement Act, and the FMCG sector on advertising in respect of alcohol products and tobacco. Marcin advises companies on matters relating to anti-competitive arrangements, abuse of dominant position, and practices that harm the collective interests of consumers. He also advises business associations in consultations over legislative bills, and the insurance sector by assessing legislative solutions.


English, German and Polish.


Member of the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw and Associate Research Fellow in the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at Oxford University. Member of the Group of Legal Experts at the Stefan Batory Foundation. Member of the Prof. Zbigniew Hołda Association. Member of the Policy Council at the Wiktor Osiatyński Archive.


Graduated in 1999, University of Wroclaw. In 2002, he gained his doctorate in law in the field of public law theory.


Healthcare and life sciences

Within: Healthcare and life sciences

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka's four-partner team is noted for its 'deep knowledge' of the Polish healthcare and life sciences sectors. Pharmaceutical law expert Michał Czarnuch is representing GSK in tender proceedings before the National Appeals Chamber for its pneumococcus vaccine. Tomasz Kaczyński assists Polska Grupa Farmaceutyczna with day-to-day legal issues, including analysis and verification of contracts, marketing materials and pharmaceutical inspections. Senior associate Marcin Pieklak, whom clients rate for his experience at the Ministry of Health, is advising Servier Polska on reimbursement procedures regarding two of its high-profile drugs. Marcin Matczak is particularly recommended for his food law expertise.

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