DFJ changes name and appoints Tomasz Masiarz a managing partner

We are happy to inform you that as of 9 January 2018 our firm’s name has changed to Dubiński Jeleński Masiarz and Partners sp.k.

The change of name is the result of the appointment of Tomasz Masiarz as one of the three managing partners, replacing Wojciech Fabrycki in this capacity. For 17 years now, Tomasz Masiarz has been specializing in financial markets, securities, investment fund law and asset management.

Assumption by Tomasz Masiarz’s od duties of the managing partner is an element of the strategy of strengthening our transaction practice in the area of securities and public companies. The change will ensure support for our strong Mergers & Acquisition Practice, managed by Jarosław Dubiński, Kazimierz Jeleński and Paweł Kapica, which has carried out the largest number of the most spectacular of the firm’s M&A projects.

Dubiński Jeleński Masiarz and Partners is a leading Polish law firm specialized in business law. We have over 30 lawyers, and our Partners are recognized experts in their fields of specialization. Jarosław Dubiński together with Kazimierz Jeleński oversee the transactional and restructuring practice, Tomasz Masiarz is responsible for capital markets and securities practice, Paweł Kapica manages numerus mergers & acquisitions and private equity / venture capital projects, Tomasz Chełstowski heads the litigation practice, and Grzegorz Bocian is in charge of corporate debt financing and corporate law projects. For the last couple of years, owing to the transactions implemented as part of the practice led by Jarosław Dubiński and Kazimierz Jeleński, our firm has maintained a top position in the Ranking of Law Firms organized by the Rzeczpospolita daily, in the category of equity and restructuring transactions, and has been awarded in prestigious international rankings of law firms: Chambers Global and Chambers Europe in the category of Restructuring and Insolvency and Banking and Finance.

Tomasz Masiarz has over 17 years of experience in advising clients active on Polish capital markets, including public companies and investment funds. Tomasz Masiarz specializes in financial instruments markets, public offerings, investment fund law and asset management. Apart from advising clients on all aspects of their operations, he has acted on their behalf in numerous proceedings held before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) and the Polish Securities and Exchange Commission (KPWiG), including the successful establishment of a dozen or so investment fund companies and several hundred investment funds. He lectures at the Post-Graduate Capital Market Law Studies at Warsaw School of Economics. He has been invited on numerous occasions as an expert to conferences on capital market regulations. He has also authored a number of publications on Polish capital markets.