Mr Tomasz Zalewski > Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.
ul. Marszałkowska 107
00-110 Warszawa

Work Department

Commercial practice


Tomasz is a Partner in our Commercial department, based in Warsaw.


Tomasz has over 20 years of legal experience and a pragmatic business focused approach. He advises clients in projects related to digital business transformation. He has advised on numerous large scale IT projects, involving comprehensive implementation of complex software in both traditional and SaaS models.

Tomasz advises on all aspects of public procurement law, and represents clients in procurement disputes before the National Appeal Chamber and the courts. He has particular experience advising on infrastructure and IT projects, representing both contractors and contracting authorities.

Many of his clients are companies within the IT and technology sectors, although he does also work with clients in the healthcare, energy, industrial automation, defence and retail & consumer space.

His professional interests also include legal aspects of the application of the latest technologies, such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, the internet of things, and cybersecurity. He has significant experience of advising tech start-ups.

He is an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration of the Audiovisual Market at the Polish Audiovisual Producers Chamber of Commerce, and an expert at the Council of the Polish IT and Telecommunications Chamber. He also serves as an expert for the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement initiative.

Tomasz is recognised by Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal as a leading individual in TMT, IP and public procurement.


He speaks Polish and English.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Public procurement

The Warsaw-based team at Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. handles major Polish public procurement projects in the energy, infrastructure, construction and aviation sectors. Regulatory matters also fall within the team’s remit, and it also represents clients in the National Chamber of Appeals. Founding member of the Public Procurement Law Association Tomasz Zalewski  leads the commercial practice, and senior associate Julita Hoffmann is skilled in mandates involving European Union funds. Magdalena Zabłocka-Foulkes has left the firm to join DLA Piper.

Poland > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Tomasz ZalewskiBird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

Poland > Intellectual property

Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k. provides advice to domestic and international clients on the full scope of both hard and soft IP mandates. This includes freedom to operate analysis, licensing, R&D, brand management, trademark, patent and design litigation and prosecution, transactions and unfair competition matters. The practice has a focus on the electronics, life sciences, aviation, telecoms, media, sports and FMCG sectors. The department is jointly led by experienced IP litigator Marta Koremba, patent expert Piotr Dynowski, internet and digital transformations specialist Paweł Lipski and commercial lawyer Tomasz Zalewski.