Experience

   
Education:
Master of laws, Poznań (1976), postgraduate study in business law, Bar Research Center at the Polish Bar Council, Warsaw (1988), Ecole de Formation du Barreau, Paris (1992)
Professional Experience:
admitted as advocate, Poznań (1984); avocat, Paris (1993), advocate, Warsaw (1994), ex-partner 大成 Dentons, former Salans (1998-2014), ICC Court member (2003-2015), Delegate to the United Nations at the Working Group Arbitration & Conciliation (UNCITRAL),  President of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce (2006-2009), Chartered Arbitrator (2010), FIDIC accredited adjudicator.
Areas of Specialization:
Agency, aviation, banking, commercial contracts, competition, consortia, construction, corporate, defense, distributorships, energy, engineering, environment, fashion, FIDIC, franchising, investments, infrastructure, insurance, IP, IT, joint ventures, licenses, media, mergers & acquisition, oil & gas, personal injuries, privatization, sales & purchases, sport, shipping, technology, telecoms, transportation.
Languages:
Fluent: English, French, German, Polish, Russian, some Italian.
Professional Association:
Chartered Arbitrator, fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA); life time member of Indian Arbitration Council, board member of: VIAC International Advisory Board; Danish Arbitration Institute, The Institute of Transnational Arbitration (Dallas), IBA Arbitration Committee (Sub-Committee on Conflicts of Interest 2008-2010); Law Society of England & Wales; member; ASA, CAB, CEA, CEPANI, DIS, ICA, ICCA, ITA, ÖVS, PSSP, SAA, UIA, expert WIPO, FIDIC accredited adjudicator;
Arbitration Experience:
Chairman, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator or counsel in over 250 arbitrations, handled in English, French, German, Czech, Polish and Russian. Arbitration Seats: Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Lithuania, Moldova, Monaco, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and U.S.A. Rules Applied: AAA-ICDR, BCCI, CAC, CAC-ADR.eu, CACI, CAS, CCIR, CCP, CIETAC, DIA, ECCI, FAI, HCCI, IAA, IAC, IACA, ICAC Kyiv, ICAC Moscow, ICANN, ICC, IHK, Lewiatan, LME, NAF, PBA, PCC, PIIT, PKOL, RCA, SANIG, SCC, SIDiR, Swiss Rules, VCCA, VIAC, WIPO, UNCITRAL and other ad hoc. Parties from: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Chanel Islands, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Hong-Kong, India, Iran, Ireland, Ile of Man, Israel, Italy, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Korea, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, U.K., U.S.A. Laws Applied: Austria, Belarus, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Florida, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Lithuania, Minnesota, Moldova, Panama, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, UK, USA (American Federal Law). Co-arbitrators from: Austria, Belarus, Belgium, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Moldova, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, U.K., U.S.A.
Panels of Arbitrators:
VIAC, AAA-ICDR, WIPO, INTA, ACICA, CEPANI, CIETAC, Dubai International Arbitration Center, HKIAC, ICAC Kyiv, ICAC Moscow, IHK, KLRCA Malaysia, KCAB, SIAC, Teheran Regional Arbitration Centre, The Cairo Regional Centre, Tribunal Arbitral du Sport, Polish Bank Association, Polish Chamber of Information Technology; major courts of arbitration in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republik, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia and others.
Recognition:
United Nations for a Better World” – Medaille, 1985 Particularly recommended in the field of intellectual property law and recognized as an expert in court dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration by Legalease (European Legal Experts catalogue, since 2001), nominated as one of the leading practitioners by Who’s Who Legal – Commercial Arbitration, since 2007, named as leading individual in Practical Law Company Yearbook 2008 and 2009, highly recommended for dispute resolution by Global Chambers Report. Rated “as the best arbitrator and counsel” in Poland by Who’s Who Legal – Commercial Arbitration, 2008 (p. 4, 2nd column). PLC Which Lawyer? has listed the name as Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution since 13th edition (2008). Selected to be included since the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers in Poland in the specialty of Arbitration and Mediation. Gold Cross of Merit granted by the President of the Republic of Poland for services rendered to arbitration and to the promotion of Poland as an arbitration venue. Exclusive winner of the Arbitration category for Poland of the ILO (International Law Office) Client Choice Award 2010, 2011 and 2012. Chambers Global 2013 and Chambers Europe 2014 decided on the individual nomination to the list of The World’s Leading Lawyers in the field of Dispute Resolution (Poland), arbitration international (Europe-wide) and Most in Demand Arbitrators (Europe-wide) and listed the name in the Chambers Legal Directories.
Publications:
Founder Editor in Chief of Biuletyn Arbitrażowy, co-author of UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules Commentary, more than 100 articles on arbitration and mediation.