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Learn more about the law firms and individual experts in food law, who have become Escalex partners or collaborators. They provide expertise and guidance for Escalex's coverage of regulatory information in their country or region.

This directory provides you with details and context on the expertise and coverage of each collaborator. Use the drop down list on the right to search by geography. 

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Silvia Gawronski

Counsel | Advocaat / Lawyer



Telephone: +31 10 22 40 407

Silvia Gawronski specialises in the law of administrative procedures, with a special focus on Food, Consumer Products and QHSE. She advises on the material food (and food safety) regulations such as the EU’s Food & Feed Regulation, the Dutch food and commodities legislation and the Agricultural Quality Act, but also on the legislation applying to transportation, and storage, including innovative products and services, traceability, CE-markings, import and export restrictions; her clients include both start-ups and multinationals in the Food & Commodities industry. She regularly publishes on the interface of these topics and is the author of the Kluwer Models for Environmental Law.

Silvia graduated in Dutch Constitutional and Administrative Law at Leiden University (LL.M. with honours) and from Oxford University (M.Jur). During her studies she also studied at the Graduate School of Polish Law at the University of Warsaw and studied at the University of Siena. She was admitted to the Amsterdam Bar in 2011 and joined NautaDutilh in the same year. Since, she ranked twice in the Best Young Law Professional Top-50. Clients named her 'insightful and efficient’ in the Legal 500 - Food & Beverages.


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Agnieszka Szymecka-Wesołowska (PhD)

Partner and co-founder of Food Law Centre



Telephone: +48 606 483 347

  • Advisor to enterprises in the food industry in all aspects of food law.
  • Doctor of Law—University of Macerata (Italy) Faculty of Law, in the field of National and European Community Agricultural Law, and validated at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan.
  • Lectures in food law at the Leon Kozmiński Academy Warsaw.
  • Member of the Polish Association of Agrarist Lawyers and the Italian Food Law Association.
  • Author of numerous publications in agricultural and food law in Poland and abroad, including research expertise for the Committee for European Integration and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the scope of agri-food law and policy.
  • Speaker and trainer at national and international conferences and training in the area of food law, among others for legal advisors at the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw.
  • An expert for the National Chamber of Experts of Food and Nutritional Supplements.
  • Co-author of the following publications: Nutrition and Food Safety. Comment (Wolters Kluwer, 2013); Nutrition and health claims in food labeling, presentation and advertising. Comment (Wolters Kluwer, 2015). Marking, presentation, food advertising. Commentary on the regulation of the european parliament and of the council (EU) no 1169/2011. (Wolters Kluwer, 2018).


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Alejandro Luna A.

Partner at Santamarina + Steta



Telephone: +52 55 5279 5442

Partner of the firm since 2004 and with more than 20 years of professional experience, Alejandro has provided advice to national and international clients, mainly from the manufacturing, pharmaceutical, medical device, food and retail industries, in the effective design of strategies for import and supply chains, mergers and acquisitions, as well as in manufacturing programs, customs consultations, import and export strategies of products, among others.

Alejandro has also advised clients on corporate governance and compliance issues, implementing anticorruption, money laundering and data privacy programs and policies, FCPA investigations, and providing training on such matters.

Areas of practice

  • Corporate Governance
  • International Trade and Antidumping
  • Franchise and Licensing
  • Mergers
  • Acquisitions and Joint Ventures
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Immigration
  • Consumer Protection


  • JD (1995) from the Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico
  • LL.M in International Business Law (1996) from King's College London, University of London, England


  • Spanish
  • English