Marcin Kolasiński, attorney-at-law, has extensive experience in matters related to competition and consumer protection, combating unfair competition, public procurement, compliance, product safety, legal issues in regulated sectors and corporate advice.
He worked for the Office of the Committee for European Integration, where he was involved in the process of implementing EU law into the Polish legalsystem. He then worked for the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, where he was Deputy Director of the Competition Department. At that time, he gained experience at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition. He then worked for more than eight years at the Baker & McKenzie law firm, where, as a partner, head of the competition law and regulatory practice, he represented clients before the President of the OCCP, the European Commission, as well as Polish and European courts.
Marcin Kolasiński is a member of the Polish Competition Law Association, the Polish Association of Law and Economics and the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies. He is also a non-governmental adviser within the International Competition Network.
Marcin Kolasiński is a co-author of a commentary on the Act on Competition and Consumer Protection, edited by Tadeusz Skoczny, published by C.H. Beck, as well as the author of numerous publications in the daily press, as well as industry and specialist legal publications.
Chambers Europe 2020: Competition / Antitrust - BAND 2 - "Marcin Kolasiński remains the first port of call for pharmaceutical companies seeking antitrust expertise. He handles abuse of dominant position and merger control proceedings, as well as advising on distribution agreements and compliance. He combines analytical skills with excellent presentation skills. He makes our lives easier, a client says, while another source adds: He is capable of dealing with difficult questions."
The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa 2020 - Competition / Antitrust - Marcin Kolasiński recommended
"Competition, consumer protection and public procurement expert Marcin Kolasiński is noted for his experience in merger control proceedings before Polish and EU authorities.
A Client says: Marcin Kolasiński has exceptional knowledge in various competition legal issues and the international environment."
Rzeczpospolita Law Firm Ranking 2018 – Marcin Kolasiński is recommended in Competition/Antitrust.
Who’s Who Legal 2019 - Competition – Marcin Kolasiński recommended.
Expert Guides 2020 - Competition and Antitrust – Marcin Kolasiński recommended.