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PLAC STANISLAWA MALACHOWSKIEGO 2, 00-066 WARSAW, POLAND
Tel:
Work +48 22 201 00 00
Fax:
Fax +48 22 201 00 99
Email:
Web:
www.wkb.pl
Poznan, Warsaw

Dr Tomasz Kwieciński

Tel:
Work +48 22 201 00 00
Email:
Web:
wkb.pl/en/node/16?id=15
WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr

Work Department

Insurance, Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Position

Senior partner and co-founder of WKB, co-head of the Insurance practice

Career

As a co-head of the Insurance practice, Tomasz is also a key member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. He has over 35 years of experience in litigation and arbitration. He has acted in a number of high-profile cases representing Poland’s leading insurance and construction companies, as well as clients from other regulated industries, including in matters regarding unfair competition. Tomasz also has significant expertise in advising clients in day-to-day corporate, restructuring and public procurement matters. He was involved as an expert in various legislative proceedings and is an author or a co-author of over 60 legal publications, including commentaries on Public Procurement Law, the Act on Municipal Property Management and the Act on Competition and Consumer Protection.

Languages

Polish, English

Member

Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances (AIDA)

Education

Tomasz graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland, he also holds the degree of doktor in law.


Poland

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr's team is noted for its 'great commitment' and its 'creative problem solving', particularly in relation to its speciality, construction and infrastructure-related disputes. Bartłomiej Jankowski is representing a number of banks and wind farms, including DNB Bank Polska and Livingstone, in proceedings instituted by state-owned company Energa-Obrót attempting to annul long-term agreements for the sale of green certificates; a case which was decided in the clients' favour at the first instance. Tomasz Kwieciński, Jordan Zafirow and Natalia Kabacińska are also key names.

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Insurance

Within: Insurance

In addition to day-to-day advisory work, the 'client-oriented' team at WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr often represents insurance-sector clients before the courts and in other dispute resolution proceedings. The group also has expertise in the intersection between insurance and consumer protection law. Practice heads Tomasz Kwieciński and Jakub Pokrzywniak successfully defended Talanx Group in a cargo insurance and third-party liability claim against a security company whose driver misappropriated PLN7m. Senior associate Marek Prętki is another key contact.

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