Dr hab Jakub Pokrzywniak > WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr
PLAC STANISLAWA MALACHOWSKIEGO 2
00-066 WARSAW
Poland

Work Department

Insurance, Energy Law

Position

Partner, co-head of the Insurance practice

Career

Jakub advises companies active in the regulated insurance and energy industries. He represents clients in judicial and administrative proceedings, including in disputes concerning insurance compensation, loss of brokerage fees, and D&O insurance. He provides advice on terms and conditions of insurance, insurer’s liability, and compliance of foreign terms of insurance with Polish legal requirements. With regard to energy sector clients, Jakub’s assistance includes, among others, advice on tariffs, as well as transmission, distribution and purchase agreements. Jakub is the author of numerous publications on commercial insurance and energy law, including the Commentary to the Act on Renewable Energy Sources. He is also a university lecturer.

Languages

Polish, English, French

Education

Jakub graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland, where he was also awarded the degree of doktor habilitowany in law. He also completed postgraduate studies at the Polish – French Insurance Institute (ENAss-PIU), specializing in insurance.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Insurance

(Leading individuals)

Jakub PokrzywniakWKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr

The insurance practice at WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr acts for domestic and foreign insurance and distributors. The practice benefits from the support of the firm’s M&A, dispute resolution, contract law and consumer law teams, representing clients before the Polish consumer, competition and financial regulators. The team is jointly led by business-insurance expert Jakub Pokrzywniak  and co-founder Tomasz Kwieciński who is a litigation and arbitration specialist. Managing associate Marek Prętki has expertise in the non-life insurance sector and Aleksandra Przybysz specialises in regulatory matters and M&A transactions.

Poland > Energy and natural resources

The team at WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr handles regulatory mandates and legislative matters, as well as projects involving renewable energy, power distribution and conventional power generation; it is co-led by managing partner Jerzy Baehr and Maciej Szambelańczyk. Jakub Pokrzywniak is a name of note for legislative issues regarding the amendment of the Energy Law Act. Sub-sectors of specific focus include electricity, gas, renewable energy, nuclear energy, oil and mining.