Partners Piotr Nerwinski and Bartosz Nojek have been appointed the Co-Heads of Dentons' Banking and Finance team in Warsaw, taking over from Mateusz Toczyski who will continue as Global Co-Chair of the Dentons Banking and Finance practice.
Specializing in banking and finance, Nerwinski first joined Dentons in 2014 as a Senior Associate. He was promoted to Counsel, Managing Counsel, and Partner in 2018, 2020, and 2021, respectively. In 2015 and between 2016 and 2017, Nerwinski also served as a Counsel with the EBRD Office of the General Counsel, through a secondment. Earlier, he was a Managing Associate with Deloitte Legal in 2014, and a Lawyer with Wardynski & Partners, from 2010 to 2013. Between 2008 and 2010, Nerwinski was a Lawyer with Rakowski & Partners.
Nojek also focuses on banking and finance as well as corporate and M&A and real estate. He has been with Dentons since 2008, having joined the Dentons legacy firm Salans team as a Paralegal. He was an Associate with the firm between 2009 and 2013, was promoted to Senior Associate in 2014, Counsel in 2016, and made Partner in 2020. In 2016, Nojek was also a Counsel on secondment to the EBRD.
"It is a great honor that Piotr and I are taking over the reins of our team from such an experienced and distinguished partner as Mateusz," Nojek commented. "For many years, we have worked together on the transactions we have carried out and on strengthening our team. We will continue in the direction we have chosen while pursuing a strategy based on our best experiences."
"I would like to thank Mateusz for the trust he has placed in us throughout the process of this generational change," Nerwinski added. "We are taking over the management of a very large team of more than 40 excellent lawyers, which is perceived on the market as a leading advisor in many areas of financing in Poland and the CEE region. Together with Bartosz, we intend to further develop our practice, responding to new client expectations in these dynamic times."