Norton Rose Fulbright (NRF) announced the appointment of Marcin Matyka as Partner and head of the firm's Polish tax practice. Matyka joins from DLA Piper in Warsaw, where he led the tax team, and brings with him lawyers Monika Poteraj and Grzegorz Golen and advocate trainee Anna Laszczuk.
NRF describes Matyka as "an experienced advocate and tax adviser.” He predominantly advises on strategic and international tax projects, in particular relating to income tax and tax proceedings. He also assists clients on issues relating to white collar crime, PPP structures, and intellectual property.
Matyka spent almost seven years at DLA Piper before moving over to Norton Rose Fulbright. Before DLA, he spent 6 years as a Senior Consultant with Deloitte, and 4 years in the same capacity with Arthur Anderson, both in Warsaw. He got his Master’s in Law from the Catholic University of Lublin in 1998, and an MBA from the University of Central Lancashire in 2003.
Dominic Stuttaford, Norton Rose Fulbright’s Head of Tax, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Brazil commented that: “Our European team has grown in the last twelve months and Marcin’s wealth of experience in international matters will add further depth to our multinational offering to clients. Marcin’s work across a range of sectors is also a great fit with our industry strengths.”
Piotr Strawa, the Managing Partner of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Warsaw office, said: ”We are delighted to welcome Marcin Matyka and his team aboard who are held in extremely high regard by industry and clients alike. We look forward to working together to further develop and expand the practice in the coming months.”
Marcin Matyka said: “My practice has a focus on the energy, financial institutions and pharmaceutical sectors, which have great synergy with Norton Rose Fulbright’s strengths. I look forward, along with our team, to contributing to and strengthening our capabilities in Warsaw."