Our Team

Luiza specialises in audio-visual media and copyrights law. She provides legal assistance for Polish and foreign broadcasters of TV channels, TV operators and operators of internet platforms making audio-video and musical content available to the public, as well as for producers of such content.
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Luiza specialises in audio-visual media and copyrights law. She provides legal assistance for Polish and foreign broadcasters of TV channels, TV operators and operators of internet platforms making audio-video and musical content available to the public, as well as for producers of such content. She advises on distribution, acquisition and production of audio-video and musical content, including also with the use of new technology in the media sector. The scope of Luiza’s legal services also covers sale of advertising time and space in various forms of distribution of TV channels and audio-video and musical content.

Luiza’s legal expertise also includes advising on international commercial contracts relating to the distribution of FMCGs, medical products and pharmaceuticals, including also transfer and licensing of technology for their production and distribution.

She gained extensive legal experience in corporate support for companies in their ongoing businesses and functioning, as well as with M&A transactions and reorganisation of individual and group companies.

Luiza’s professional experience derives from past roles at international law firms and as in-house counsel at State Treasury companies and global corporations.

EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION:
  • Admitted to practice as an attorney by Okręgowa Izba Radców Prawnych in Warsaw (2010)
  • Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (2001) and Faculty of Law of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University (2000)
  • British Centre for English and European Union Law of University of Warsaw and University of Cambridge
  • Postgraduate Management School at the Warsaw School of Economics
Languages: Polish, English (ILEC – International Legal English Certificate), German
Aleksander Woźnicki specialises in white collar crime, unfair competition, and in multi-faceted commercial cases.
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Aleksander Woźnicki specialises in white collar crime, unfair competition, and in multi-faceted commercial cases.

Speaker at conferences and training events concerning legal liability of company directors, author of publications on illegally obtained evidence.

In collaboration with the Helsinki Human Rights Foundation, provides pro bono legal services to persons suffering discrimination on account of their disabilities.

Arbitrator with the ADR tribunal of the Polish Chamber of Commerce.

HIS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
  • Dispute, with a criminal law dimension, between the shareholders of a major Polish telecoms operator
  • Market manipulation cases
  • Cybercrimes committed to the detriment of Polish and multinational companies
  • Previously associated with the international firms Wolf Theiss and Beiten Burkhardt and with two leading Warsaw firms, Gessel and Rymar i Partnerzy.

EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (2002)
  • Completed a postgraduate course in criminal business law and criminal tax law at Jagiellonian University
  • Admitted to practice as an advocate in 2006
Languages: Polish, English
Izabella Woźnicka specialises in civil litigation (claims for damages, business law) and in criminal proceedings.
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Izabella Woźnicka specialises in civil litigation (claims for damages, business law) and in criminal proceedings.

Her track record encompasses highly complex cases for damages.

Advises Polish and international investors on infrastructural and construction projects. Completed internships at the political and legal departments of Polish diplomatic missions to Switzerland and to Israel, advising on international private law (divorce and alimony cases, inheritance law).

TO DATE, SHE HAS:
  • Worked on several hundred cases for damages brought against insurers
  • Advised on major infrastructure investments, such as the Internet for Mazowsze programme
  • Worked on several extradition cases

EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION:
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Poznan (2009)
  • Also studied at the Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät of Zurich University (2006 – 2007)
  • Admitted to practice as an advocate – by the Warsaw bar (2013) and, previously, by the Poznan bar (2009)
  • Certified as a mediator and negotiator in commercial cases by the Polish Mediation Centre (2010)
languages: Polish, English, German
Janusz Woźnicki specialises in restructuring, criminal, business criminal and employment law cases.
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Janusz Woźnicki specialises in restructuration, criminal, business criminal and employment law cases.

He represents employers as well as employees in employment law proceedings, including cases centring on management contracts, non-competition agreements, and proving the existence of an employment relationship.

Advises on insolvency and restructuring proceedings. Formally qualified as a restructuring adviser in 2013; serves as administrative receiver, administrator, and supervisor in insolvency and restructuring proceedings.

HIS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
  • Provision of legal advice in company restructuring cases, including for publicly listed companies
  • Representation of clients in large, media criminal and criminal business proceedings
  • Conducted over one hundred family and inheritance law cases
  • Participation in negotiations and provision of legal advice in complex corporate cases

EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION:
  • Member of the National Chamber of Restructuring Advisers (2019)
  • Formally qualified as a restructuring adviser – licence no. 672 (2013)
  • Completed a postgraduate course in criminal business law and criminal tax law at Jagiellonian University (2012)
  • Admitted to practice as an advocate (2007)
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (2001)
languages: Polish, English
Sebastian Urban specialises in media law and all areas of intellectual property law such as copyright, trademarks, designs, patents, unfair competition and passing off, as well as laws related to new technologies.
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Sebastian Urban specialises in media law and all areas of intellectual property law such as copyright, trademarks, designs, patents, unfair competition and passing off, as well as laws related to new technologies. Sebastian has considerable experience in negotiating and drafting brand licence agreements, franchise agreements and broadcasting contracts.

HIS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
Since 2002, Sebastian worked for international law firms, barristers’ chambers and in-house for Polish and international telecom and media companies in London and Warsaw. In the years 2011 – 2015, Sebastian was a Legal Director responsible for Central Europe at Discovery Networks

In 2011, Sebastian was called to the bar by The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. In 2016, having moved back to Poland, Sebastian obtained professional qualifications at Warsaw Bar.

Sebastian advises on matters related to both Polish law and the law of England and Wales. His command of English is near-native and he is happy to receive instructions from clients in either English or Polish.

Sebastian is a professional mediator listed at International Mediation Centre.

EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION:
  • Master of Arts (Law), University of Warsaw (2003)
  • Post Graduate Studies on Intellectual Property, University of Warsaw (2009)
  • Diploma awarded by the British Centre for English and European Legal Studies, University of Cambridge (2003)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, The College of Law, London (2007)
  • Bar Vocational Course, The College of Law, London (2011)
  • Called to the (English) Bar by The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (2011)
  • Admitted to the (Polish) Bar by Warsaw Bar Association (2016)
Languages: Polish, English
Aleksander Hetko specialises in legal aspects of the real estate market. His areas of interest include disputes concerning legal title in property as well as protection of ownership and other proprietary rights, including matters arising from administrative law.
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Aleksander Hetko specialises in legal aspects of the real estate market. His areas of interest include disputes concerning legal title in property as well as protection of ownership and other proprietary rights, including matters arising from administrative law.

He is the author of ”Dekret Warszawski. Wybrane aspekty systemowe” ("Warsaw Decree. Selected systemic aspects") published by C.H. Beck, dealing with the unique area of Polish law comprised in the blanket nationalisation of land in central Warsaw in the aftermath of World War II.

HIS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES WORK IN THE INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRMS:
  • Beiten Burkhardt
  • White & Case
  • Hogan&Hartson
EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION:
  • Graduate of the British and European Law Degree, Board of Continuing Education of Cambridge University (1996)
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (1997)
  • Admitted to practice as an attorney by Okręgowa Izba Radców Prawnych in Warsaw (2001)
  • Presentation of PhD thesis entitled "Dekret Warszawski - postępujące wywłaszczenie nieruchomości" ( "Warsaw Decree – Progressing expropriation of real property" (2013)
Languages: Polish, English, Russian, Italian, Spanish, French
Małgorzata Boszko is a Polish advocate specialising in civil law, administrative law, construction law, public procurement and PPP projects.
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Małgorzata Boszko is a Polish advocate specialising in civil law, administrative law, construction law, public procurement and PPP projects. Represents clients in litigation, in particular in bankruptcy and recovery proceedings. Advises Polish and foreign entities on technology, infrastructural and real estate projects, M&A, public procurement and PPP projects in healthcare and in the construction industry, including construction of roads and highways and in the railway and technology sectors; also advises on the legal aspects of day-to-day operations.

HER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
  • Warsaw Bar Association, Warsaw
  • European Law Institute, Vienna,– Individual Fellow, Member of the Digital Law Special Interest Group
  • BOSZKO & Partners (Warsaw)
  • Wolf Theiss P. Daszkowski sp.k. (Warsaw and Vienna)
  • Beiten Burkhardt P. Daszkowski sp.k. (Warsaw)
  • Academic legal research projects in Poland and Germany
EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION:
  • Warsaw Bar Association, training articles successfully completed with a bar exam in 2013
  • Jagiellonian University in Krakow & Ruprecht-Karls University in Heidelberg & Johannes-Guttenberg-University in Mainz– European Graduate College
  • University of Warsaw & Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn – German Law School
  • Bucerius Law School, Hamburg – Bucerius Summer Program in International Business Law
  • University of Warsaw & University of Cambridge – British Centre for English and European Union Law – English and European Union Law School
  • University of Greenwich, London– Socrates-Erasmus Programme
  • University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law & University of Warsaw, Poland – American Law School
Languagesi: Polish, English, German, Russian
Mariusz Sanocki specializes in maritime law, including services for business entities from the container industry, Transport, Shipping, Logistics and the Oil & Gas segment.
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Mariusz Sanocki specializes in maritime law, including services for business entities from the container industry, Transport, Shipping, Logistics and the Oil & Gas segment.

He has many years of experience in procedural law, representing domestic and foreign entrepreneurs.

He is a member of the international network called lawlink.org, which associates over 200 lawyers from 18 countries, including Brazil and Saudi Arabia.

He supports pro bono with his professional experience the Association of Honorary Blood Donors of the Republic of Poland.

Languages: English, Russian
Aleksandra Paciorkiewicz specialises in tax law, in particular VAT, corporate income tax and personal income tax. Advises corporations, companies, partnerships, entrepreneurs and natural persons.
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Aleksandra Paciorkiewicz specialises in tax law, in particular VAT, corporate income tax and personal income tax. Advises corporations, companies, partnerships, entrepreneurs and natural persons.

Alexandra has extensive experience in tax consultancy as well as in verifying contracts in terms of their compliance with tax regulations and in assessing the tax consequences of business transactions.

HER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
Aleksandra gained her professional experience working for many years as an in-house tax advisor for one of the largest State Treasury companies, where she was responsible for developing internal regulations and tax procedures that made up the company’s tax policy. She also cooperated with international tax consultancy firms.

EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION
  • Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw (2001)
  • Completed the Post-graduate Tax and Tax Law Study at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw (2004)
  • Completed post-graduate studies in accounting and tax at the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw (2006)
  • Formally qualified as a tax advisor (2007)
  • Completed the Independent Accountant Course at the Accountants Association in Poland (2011)
Marta Krzyśków-Szymkowicz specializes in industrial property law and combating unfair competition. Patent attorney, court mediator, PhD candidate at the Chair of Civil Law at Łazarski University in Warsaw.
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Marta Krzyśków-Szymkowicz specializes in industrial property law and combating unfair competition. Patent attorney, court mediator, PhD candidate at the Chair of Civil Law at Łazarski University in Warsaw. She conducts proceedings regarding industrial property rights before the Polish Patent Office and administrative courts in Poland, European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in Alicante, and in the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) in Geneva.

She has many years of experience in conducting complex disputes on industrial property rights both in Poland and worldwide. She is the author of numerous domestic and foreign publications on the subject of industrial property law. She is also a speaker at national and international conferences.

HER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
  • Intellectual and industrial property rights
  • Strategic advising in the field of protection of industrial property rights in enterprises at the national and global levels
  • Representing clients in court proceedings and litigation before the Polish Patent Office
  • Drafting opinions and advice regarding infringements of third party rights, including industrial property rights and combating acts of unfair competition
  • Successfully completed many complicated and difficult negotiations which ended with the signing of a settlement
EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION
  • PhD candidate at the Chair of Civil Law at Łazarski University in Warsaw
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law at Łazarski University in Warsaw (2004)
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw (2011) Postgraduate Studies in Industrial Property Law
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw (2007) Postgraduate Studies in Legislation
  • Graduate of the Russian Law School (2004) at Łazarski University in cooperation with Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • Formally qualified as a patent attorney (2011)
  • Formally qualified as a European patent attorneys for EU trademarks and designs before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in Alicante (2011)
  • Professional attorney and international mediator before the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) in Geneva
  • Formally qualified as a court mediator, mediator of the Lewiatan Confederation
  • Member of the academic staff of the Institute for Bankruptcy and Restructuring Law and Insolvency Research
  • In September 2017, elected for a four-year term at MARQUES – The Association of European Trade Mark Owners as a member of the international Dispute Resolution Team
  • In June 2018, elected for a four-year term at ECTA – European Communities Trade Mark Association as a member of the International Copyright Team
Konrad Mastalerz has extensive experience gained in the process of advising economic entities, including enterprises from the media and energy sectors.
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Konrad Mastalerz has extensive experience gained in the process of advising economic entities, including enterprises from the media and energy sectors.

Konrad has drafted numerous documents in the field of judicial and public sector proceedings concerning excise taxes in the oil industry. He also gained extensive experience in the field of public sector proceedings concerning administrative permits and liability of permit holders. Contributed to legal support for a chamber of commerce, where he dealt with complicated legal issues crucial for the whole energy sector.

He participated in legal support for a chamber of commerce, where Konrad had an opportunity to face complicated legal issues, crucial for the whole energy sector.

HIS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
  • In the media sector, Konrad drafted license agreements, barter and sponsorship agreements, and terms and conditions for provision of telecommunications services
  • Konrad specialises in procedural and commercial law, with particular emphasis on energy, media, bankruptcy and restructuring law
EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (2011)
  • Admitted to practice as an attorney- in 2016
Languages: Polish, English
Krzysztof Radaszkiewicz specialises in proceedings concerning family law, civil law, labour law and social insurance issues.
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Krzysztof Radaszkiewicz specialises in proceedings concerning family law, civil law, labour law and social insurance issues.

HIS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
Representation of clients before Polish courts in cases concerning:
  • Division of assets after divorce (including multi-layered, extremely complex cases)
  • Disability pensions
  • Compensation for employment termination
  • Inheritances
In his practice, Krzysztof drafts claims, motions, appeals and complaints to the Polish Supreme Court and to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

In his capacity as associate at WP LAW, Krzysztof supports the firm’s partners in litigations concerning civil, commercial, criminal and administrative matters.

EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw
  • Admitted to practice as an advocate in 2013
Languages: Polish, English
Paulina specialises in civil law, commercial law and contract law. Her track record includes successful cases in the area of civil law, commercial law, labour law and public sector proceedings.
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Paulina specialises in civil law, commercial law and contract law. Her track record includes successful cases in the area of civil law, commercial law, labour law and public sector proceedings.

Paulina advises mainly corporate entities on day to day corporate matters and contract negotiations. She provides consumer law expertise for corporations and for individual clients.

HER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
  • In-house lawyer for entities in the financial sector
  • Advising in public sector proceedings under the rules of various regulators, including the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, the Office of Competitions and Consumer Protection, the Financial Obmudsman, and the Personal Data Protection Office
  • Advising on share capital and ownership changes in joint stock companies and limited liability companies
  • Advising on legal matters in the insurance, construction, telecommunication and logistic sectors
EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw (2011)
  • Admitted to practice as attorney in 2017
Languages: Polish, English
Specializes in litigation, particularly in connection with major commercial disputes, especially those with an international trade, business, commerce and financial services element.
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Specializes in litigation, particularly in connection with major commercial disputes, especially those with an international trade, business, commerce and financial services element.

She has extensive practical knowledge in the field of contract law, corporate law as well as labour law.

HER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
  • Representing clients before the civil and administrative courts
  • Advising in corporate disputes
  • She has worked for some of the largest national and international law firms and has advised in most commercial fields, with especial emphasis on the construction, real estate, telecommunications and energy industries
EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION
  • Admitted to practice as an attorney (2006)
  • Formally qualified as a judge
  • University of Warsaw, Faculty of Law and Administration (2003)
  • Cambridge University in cooperation with the University of Warsaw, Introduction to English Law and the Law of European Union (2002)
  • University of Orleans, Erasmus scholarship program (2000)
Languages: Polish, English, French
Magdalena specialises in commercial and civil proceedings.
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Magdalena specialises in commercial and civil proceedings.

EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw (2018)
  • Commenced advocate’s training articles in 2020
Languages: Polish, English
Arkadiusz specialises in corporate and commercial law (providing legal advice and day-to-day legal services, drawing up legal opinions, and representing clients in registration proceedings) and civil law (drafting contracts, providing opinions regarding contracts and conducting real estate registry proceedings).
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Arkadiusz specialises in corporate and commercial law (providing legal advice and day-to-day legal services, drawing up legal opinions, and representing clients in registration proceedings) and civil law (drafting contracts, providing opinions regarding contracts and conducting real estate registry proceedings). Additionally, as an English law graduate, Arkadiusz possesses substantial knowledge of English and international law.

HIS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
Arkadiusz works on civil law, commercial and criminal law cases. He has extensive experience in day-to-day legal support for companies.

EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION
  • Graduated with distinction from the University of Huddersfield, Master of Law and Practice (Manchester, 2012)
  • Commenced attorneys’ training articles in 2016
  • Completed a postgraduate study in Polish Corporate and Commercial Law at the University of Warsaw (2017)
  • Completed internships at Deloitte and Ernst & Young
Languages: Polish, English
Magdalena Łopatko specialises in commercial, civil and criminal proceedings. Her legal experience comes from work in the legal departments of companies in sectors such as IT and real estate.
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Magdalena Łopatko specialises in commercial, civil and criminal proceedings. Her legal experience comes from work in the legal departments of companies in sectors such as IT and real estate.

She represents clients before the courts in criminal and civil proceedings (including family law cases). She is the author of several publications regarding insurance law.

HER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
  • Provision of legal advice regarding medical products, i.a. dealing with signage and instruction manuals for medical products and submissions to the Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products
  • Successful negotiations in adversarial cases culminating with a settlement
  • Provision of day to day legal services to companies, contract law
  • Coordination and management of legal teams dealing with enforcement of liabilities
  • Legal proceedings dealing with personal and economic copyrights
EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Administration (2011)
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Law (2014)
  • Commenced her advocates’ training articles in 2017
Joanna Mańkowska specialises in civil litigation, including family law and claims for damages, as well as in criminal proceedings. Additionally, she specialises in personal data protection.
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Joanna Mańkowska specialises in civil litigation, including family law and claims for damages, as well as in criminal proceedings. Additionally, she specialises in personal data protection. Her professional background includes years of experience in civil and criminal litigation gained while cooperating with a number of legal practices. She advises enterprises in the area of data protection, ensuring compliance and acting as their Data Protection Officer.

HER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
  • Representation of clients in hundreds of court proceedings (various legal areas)
  • Legal advice in the area of the personal data protection
EDUCATION, OTHER INFORMATION:
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (2011)
  • Trainee advocate
  • Qualified Data Protection Officer
Languages: Polish, English
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EDUCATION AND OTHER INFORMATION
  • Graduate of the Law School at Koźmiński University in Warsaw (2019)
  • Successfully presented his master’s thesis entitled "Compensation in connection with termination of the leasing contract by the lessor."
Langluages: Polish, English
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EDUCATION AND OTHER INFORMATION
  • Student (3rd year) at the, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Łódź
Langluages: Polish, English, German
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HER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Legal assistant at Patent and Trademark Attorneys Office.

EDUCATION AND OTHER INFORMATION
  • Bachelor of Laws at the Middlesex University (London, 2018).
  • Student at the Faculty of Law at the European University of Law and Administration.
Langluages: Polish, English