Maryla Surowiec

Maryla Surowiec

Senior Associate

Email maryla.surowiec@​

Phone +48 22 529 29 00

Fax +48 22 529 29 01

LanguagesEnglish, Polish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Maryla works on issues concerning company registrations, administrative proceedings before the Commission for Financial Supervision, and providing day-to-day legal advice to insurance companies and branches of foreign entrepreneurs. She takes part in projects regarding consumer right matters, abusive clauses, model forms, as well as projects in the field of bancassurance. Maryla focuses on civil law, insurance law, corporate law, and consumer protection law.

She is involved in preparing the drafts of documents necessary in the course of proceedings before the Commission for Financial Supervision in order to obtain the appropriate permits, including notification proceedings with the scope of the intention to acquire shares in an insurance company. Maryla has worked for Hogan Lovells since July 2006. She graduated, with honours, from the Law Faculty of the University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska in Lublin. She received a scholarship from the Ministry of Education. In 2011 Maryla completed her legal adviser training at the Regional Legal Advisers’ Chamber in Warsaw and became a certified legal adviser.

Awards and recognitions


Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions


MA Law, Maria Curie Sklodowska University, 2006


Member, The Circuit Chamber of Legal Counsel in Warsaw, 2011

Bar admissions and qualifications

The Circuit Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw

Related industries


Representative experience

Prudential Distribution Limited – assisting in establishing a branch of a life insurance company in Poland, advising on insurance products, sale structure and operation activities.

AVIVA Group - advising on the bancassurance transaction with Bank Zachodni WBK, including the establishment of two joint-venture insurance companies and conclusion of long term cooperation agreements.

GETIN Holding S.A. - advising on the bancassurance transaction, involving the sale of shares in Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen EUROPA S.A. to Talanx International AG and Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance.

ING Group - advising Polish insurer from ING Group on various aspects of insurance activity, representing the insurer in proceedings before Polish courts and the Financial Supervisory Authority.

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