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Agnieszka Suchecka-Tarnacka

Counsel
+48.22.653.4217
Fax +48.22.653.4250
Agnieszka Suchecka-Tarnacka is Counsel in the K&L Gates Warsaw office. She practices in all areas of Polish law and is particularly experienced in civil and administrative litigation, especially in construction disputes and unfair competition: in 2015, within the latter experience she won three cases for above PLN 5 million (excluding interests) concerning shelf space payments.

She represents nonprofit foundations and clients before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France.

Ms. Suchecka-Tarnacka has developed particular experience in the licensing of food, drugs, and cosmetics. On behalf of a producers group, she counseled on reform initiatives in the area of food and drug regulation. She continues to work in the area of the conformance of Polish food law to European Union standards with particular emphasis on matters concerning food for particular nutritional use (PARNUTS) and food supplements. She has also broad experience in the regulatory field concerning clinical trials of medicinal products and medicinal devices.

Professional Background

As part of her professional training, Ms. Suchecka-Tarnacka interned with a large international firm in London as well as with a barrister chamber of Middle Temple with John L. Powell, Q. C. and with the Chicago Public Defenders’ Office.

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Suchecka-Tarnacka was part of a team to whom was awarded a pro bono award by Rzeczpospolita, a leading Polish daily newspaper, in its annual Ranking Kancelarii Prawniczych 2008 (Law Firms Ranking 2008).

Achievements

  • Legal 500 EMEA, Dispute Resolution, 2013, Tier 2

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member, Warsaw Bar
  • Member, Warsaw Bar Inspection Committee
  • Founder Foundation Friends of Litewska Children’s Hospital (Przyjaciele Szpitala Dziecięcego przy Litewskiej)
  • Member of the foundation “Prawo do pomocy”