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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
WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr, Jan Roliński, Warsaw, POLAND

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Jan Roliński

Tel:
Work +48 22 201 00 00
Email:
Web:
wkb.pl/en/node/16?id=21
WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr

Work Department

Public Procurement, Italian desk

Position

Senior partner and co-founder of WKB, head of the Public Procurement practice and WKB’s Italian desk

Career

Jan assists major Polish companies, notably from the energy and construction industries, in all tenders and public procurement issues related to their business activity. He has assisted in key tenders in a number of Poland’s largest infrastructure projects. He represents clients in disputes concerning public procurement issues, including when criminal charges are involved. As a recognised expert in the field, Jan often participates in legislative works concerning public procurement law. Jan also heads WKB’s Italian desk, representing many of the leading Italian businesses active or looking to expand in Poland.

Languages

Polish, English, Italian

Member

International Association of Young Lawyers - AIJA (vice-president of the Commission on Environmental and Energy Law).

Education

Jan graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw, Poland, where he completed a course in English and European law (a joint project with the University of Cambridge).


Poland

Public law

Within: Public law

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr's 'well-integrated team of highly-skilled professionals' is instructed by both private and public sector clients on a range of public procurement matters. Department head Jan Roliński advises Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles on all matters pertaining to a tender procedure initiated by Metro Warszawskie concerning the delivery of 45 cars for the Warsaw underground. Counsel Agnieszka Chwiałkowska is another key name with vast experience in energy and transport procurement.

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