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Gide Loyrette Nouel

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Piotr Sadownik

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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

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Dispute Resolution, Infrastructure Projects and Public Procurement, Intellectual Property Law


Piotr Sadownik is a partner responsible for the Department of Litigation and Arbitration, Department of Public Law and Infrastructure and Department of Intellectual Property. He assists the clients of in activities related to litigation and advises Polish companies as well as international investors on infrastructure and energy projects. He also specialises in intellectual property law.


- Gide Loyrette Nouel Partner since 1999 - Admitted to the Warsaw Bar in 1996


He speaks English, French and Russian


He holds Master’s Degrees in law from the Law Faculty at Warsaw University and the Panthéon-Assas Paris II University.


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Gide Loyrette Nouel handles a variety of civil and criminal litigation, as well as arbitration before domestic and international courts. The group has particular expertise in commercial defamation cases. The General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways remains a client for practice head Piotr Sadownik, who represents the authority in a number of proceedings related to the construction of main roads in Poland. He is also representing PGNiG in a series of claims made by and against the client. Counsel Krzysztof Ciepliński specialises in commercial disputes.

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Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

Highlights for Gide Loyrette Nouel's practice head Piotr Sadownik included advising PGNiG on a potential expansion abroad. Konrad Kosicki is assisting Tauron Polska Energia with compliance issues relating to the EU directive on markets in financial instruments II and all associated legislation. Grzegorz Banasiuk is recommended for public procurement and privatisation matters.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

At Gide Loyrette Nouel, practice head Piotr Sadownik is representing L’Oréal  in claims brought by copyright holders pertaining to music used in the client's product advertising. Krzysztof Ciepliński is another name to note.

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Public law

Within: Leading individuals

Piotr Sadownik - Gide Loyrette Nouel

Within: Public law

Public procurement constitutes a core competency of Gide Loyrette Nouel's Warsaw office, which handles public investments including motorways, pipelines, railways, sea and air terminals and other infrastructure projects. Dariusz Tokarczuk and department head Piotr Sadownik are advising KGHM Polska Miedź on matters pertaining to a project to expand the headquarters of the Żelazny Most Mining Waste Disposal Facility. Paweł Grześkowiak represented Leonardo Group in negotiations with the Armament Inspectorate of the Ministry of National Defence concerning a contract to supply four M-346 jet training aircraft.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Gide Loyrette Nouel handles bankruptcy proceedings and restructuring operations for companies with domestic and cross-border operations. Practice head Piotr Sadownik is advising the Polish road administration authority on a risk assessment relating to the potential impacts of a request to open bankruptcy proceedings by Portuguese company MSF Engenharia.

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