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Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wspólnicy sp. k.

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Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wsp√≥lnicy sp. k., Bartłomiej Niewczas, Warsaw, POLAND

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Bartłomiej Niewczas

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Dispute Resolution


Counsel and Head of Dispute Resolution Practice at Warsaw Bird & Bird office.


He has been advising leading corporate clients from the construction, energy, infrastructure, automotive and food & beverage sectors since 1996. Bartłomiej advises clients on creating dispute resolution strategies and policies, represents them and leads contract negotiations, especially infrastructural contracts based on FIDIC conditions. His dispute resolution experience covers numerous cases, in which he has represented clients: before the Supreme Court and the common courts; before the administrative courts including the Supreme Administrative Court; domestic arbitrations according to the rules of the Polish Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Court, Lewiatan as well as ad hoc arbitration according to equity rules; in international arbitration proceedings according to the rules of the ICC, SCC, LCIA and UNCITRAL.

Bartłomiej led a team of lawyers and advised in several international investment arbitrations representing Poland in the disputes referred by Polish State Treasury Solicitors Office.  

In 2014, he was honored by the British guide "Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers - Construction and Real Estate" in the category "Construction", being placed in a narrow group of eight leading Polish specialists in this area.

He has been a speaker in numerous debates, conferences and panel discussions devoted to the problems of international arbitration of investment and economic development.


He is fluent in Polish and English.


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The team at¬†Bird & Bird Szepietowski i wsp√≥lnicy sp. k.¬†handles a variety of investment and domestic arbitration, construction and IP disputes and white-collar criminal law matters.¬†BartŇāomiej Niewczas, who leads the team, has expertise in complex construction disputes, and is supported by criminal law specialist¬†Arkadiusz Matusiak¬†and¬†Jakub Ruiz, whose areas are contentious IT and technology matters.¬†Adam Kowalczyk¬†joined the team from¬†PwC Legal Pawlowski ŇĽelaznicki Sp. K, where he was head of the litigation, regulatory disputes and white-collar crime department, in September 2018.

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