Of Counsel Agata Zawłocka-Turno joins Linklaters Competition law team in Poland

Agata Zawłocka-Turno, an expert in European and Polish Competition law, has joined the competition law team at Linklaters as Of Counsel.  

Agata joins from the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection where she served as director of the Legal Department, and, more recently as the director of the Competition Protection Department. While there, she conducted and supervised proceedings regarding restrictive practices and was involved in legislative works pertaining to, among others, an amendment of 2015 to the Competition and Consumer Protection Act, and the implementation in the Polish legal system of the EU private enforcement directive.

Agata graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw and from King’s College London. In recent years she has been teaching a post-graduate course in Competition Law at the Institute of Legal Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw.

Małgorzata Szwaj, who heads Linklaters Warsaw office, comments on Agata’s hire, bolstering their competition team: “Agata Zawłocka-Turno is an excellent lawyer and has a valuable experience in implementing competition law from the perspective of the competition authority. I am sure that she will significantly contribute to providing our clients with even better competition law support”.