Xawery Konarski > Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners > Krakow, Poland > Lawyer Profile
Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners Offices
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Head of TMT Practice supervising legal works for more than 80 multinational and Polish clients.
Attorney-at-law, Senior Partner, Co-Managing Partner, Head of TMT Practice
Specialises in IT, Internet, data protection and telecommunications laws, and has authored and co-authored several academic publications in this area. Deputy President of the Polish Chamber of Telecommunications and IT (PIIT), legal expert of the Internet Advertising Bureau Poland and the Polish Chamber of Insurance. He has been regularly ranked in numerous Polish and foreign rankings as a top TMT legal expert. In January 2022, he received an award of the President of the Office for the Protection of Personal Data for his work on data protection education and new technologies.
He is also a member of such organisations as the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the International Network of Privacy Law Professionals (INPLP), the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), and SABI-IOD (SABI Data Protection Officer Association).
Xawery Konarski graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University. He has foreign internship experience, including at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (The Hague) and Boekel de Neree (Amsterdam).
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The personal data protection team at Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners has a broad-ranging practice, from implementing and applying GDPR and representation before the Polish Data Protection Authority, to assisting with compliance audits and the cross-border transfer of data. Additionally, managing data breaches, data anonymisation, and matters involving biometric data are within the team’s capabilities. Co-founder Xawery Konarski and Grzegorz Sibiga jointly lead the team. In July 2022, Dominika Nowak and Katarzyna Syska were promoted to managing associate and counsel, respectively.
Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners has a strong focus on the TMT sector, and advises domestic and international clients on IT, new technologies, media, and internet-related mandates, including the public procurement of IT services and devices, and financial innovations. ‘Go-to lawyer‘ and co-founder Xawery Konarski leads the team from Kraków; he is supported by financial innovation expert Jan Byrski, IT projects specialist and ‘outstanding lawyer‘ Agnieszka Wachowska, and media and advertising law expert Piotr Wasilewski. Senior associate Karolina Grochecka-Goljan is also notable as ‘a specialist‘ in the telecoms field.