Łaszczuk & Partners
Pl. Pilsudskiego 2
Founding partner at Łaszczuk and Partners since 1989, in-house counsel in various commercial companies 1987–1989; judge at the District Court for the Capital City of Warsaw and the Regional Court in Warsaw 1982–1987; employee at the Polish Academy of Science, Institute of State and Law 1978–1982.
Austrian Arbitration Association; Swiss Arbitration Association; International Bar Association; International Commercial Arbitration Committee of International Law Association; International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA); Polish Arbitration Association (Board Member); Polish Association of European Law.
Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw; Court of Arbitration for Sport at the Polish Olympic Committee; International Court of Arbitration at International Chamber of Commerce; Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC); Lewiatan Court of Arbitration.
Served as arbitrator or chair of the arbitral tribunal in over 200 arbitrations under the rules of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce; ICC; UNCITRAL and others. This includes serving as the presiding arbitrator in an arbitration concerning construction works for a major Polish airport with the amount in dispute totalling PLN 570 million (over USD 143 million) and serving as a party-appointed arbitrator in an ICC arbitration regarding purchase of shares in a Polish company by one of the world leaders from the logistics and delivery sector. His experience includes also counselling or co-counselling in over 150 arbitration proceedings, among others, co-counselling in an arbitration over validity of a call option regarding a heat and power plant and call option price mechanism with a value in dispute exceeding EUR 90 million, co-counselling in ICC arbitration proceeding concerning real estate investments with the amount in dispute of over EUR 100 million and co-counselling (as the lead counsel) in an international ad hoc arbitration under the UNCITRAL Rules seated in New Delhi, India with the amount in dispute exceeding USD 30 million. He also co-counselled in investment treaty (BIT) arbitration proceedings, among others, in proceedings brought by European conglomerate against the Polish government related to a multi-billion-euro telecommunications investment and multi-million euro investment arbitration dispute brought against the Polish government by a foreign investor. He was also advising in high-profile post-arbitration litigations.
On Admissibility of Taking a Witness’s Oath by the Arbitral Tribunal [in:] S. Pieckowski, P. Nowaczyk, J. Poczobut, A. Szumański, A. Tynel (ed.), Międzynarodowy i krajowy arbitraż handlowy u progu XXI wieku. Księga pamiątkowa dedykowana doktorowi habilitowanemu Tadeuszowi Szurskiemu, Warszawa 2008; Is the Parties’ Freedom to Establish the Rules of Procedure before the Arbitration Court Limited in Time? (co-author: Justyna Szpara), [in:] Józef Okolski (ed.), Essays in Honour of the 60th Anniversary of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce [Księga pamiątkowa 60-lecia Sądu Arbitrażowego przy Krajowej Izbie Gospodarczej w Warszawie], Warsaw 2010; A Few Remarks on the Duties, Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators, [in:] Maciej Łaszczuk (ed.), Arbitration and Mediation: Essays in Honour of Dr. Andrzej Tynel, Warsaw 2012; Post-Arbitration Proceedings (co-author: Justyna Szpara) [in:] A. Szumański (ed.), The System of Commercial Law. Commercial Arbitration. Volume 8, Chapter 12 [System Prawa Handlowego. Arbitraż handlowy. Tom 8, Rozdział 12], edition I 2009, edition II 2015; Hearing of Evidence Defectiveness as the Reason for Setting Aside an Arbitration Award [in:] Jelonek-Jarco Barbara, Kos Rafał, Zawadzka Julita (eds), Usus magister est optimus. Rozprawy prawnicze ofiarowane Profesorowi Andrzejowi Kubasowi, Warszawa 2016; The Arbitration Rules of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce. Commentary [Regulamin Arbitrażowy Sądu Arbitrażowego przy KIG. Komentarz], M. Łaszczuk, A. Szumański (ed.), Warsaw 2017.