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CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Posniak i Bejm sp.k.
00-113 WARSAW

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Partner, Head of CEE White-Collar Crime 


Arkadiusz Korzeniewski is a Polish qualified advocate and a partner in the Dispute Resolution Department at CMS. He also leads on the CEE White-Collar Crime group.

Arkadiusz has over 20 years’ experience representing clients in proceedings before Polish civil and criminal courts as well as domestic and international arbitration tribunals.

His sector experience includes representing construction, energy, IT and pharmaceutical companies as well as financial institutions (banks and insurers). He represents a Polish bank in one of the first litigations initiated under class action law. He also has unparalleled sector experience having represented construction companies in cases involving the largest infrastructure projects in Poland, particularly in proceedings against public authorities. The majority of these cases took place under the public procurement law regime; many of them concerned issues related to securing contracts with bank guarantees. He also has a wealth of experience in advising on issues that have arisen under FIDIC contracts.

Arkadiusz advises in resolving disputes between shareholders, in particular, in cases concerning resolutions of shareholders’ meetings as well as civil and criminal liability of board members.

In addition, he advises and represents clients in criminal proceedings, in particular in anti-corruption matters conducted by the Polish Anticorruption Office (CBA), Agency for Interior Intelligence (ABW) and Central Burreau of Investigation (CBŚ).

Arkadiusz is a frequent speaker at conferences and workshops on criminal and civil liability of managers and antibribery regulations.


Polish; English


Warsaw Bar of Advocates


2015 – Post-graduate Studies in Evidence Law, Jagiellonian University, Krakow
2014 – Post-graduate Studies in Combating Commercial and Fiscal Crime, Jagiellonian University, Krakow
1997 – Master’s degree, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Law and Administration, Warsaw
1997 – University of Warsaw & University of Cambridge, Centre for the Study of English European Union Law, Warsaw

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > White-collar crime

(Leading individuals)

Arkadiusz KorzeniewskiCMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Pośniak i Bejm sp.k.

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Pośniak i Bejm sp.k.‘s ‘client-centric‘ team is well versed in all types of business-related criminal law, with experience in investigations and criminal proceedings relating to anti-bribery, corruption and money laundering. The group is most known for its investigations work, advising companies on internal investigations and representing them in investigations launched by the authorities, while also advising on crisis management issues. It also has a compliance practice. ‘Charismatic and passionate‘ Arkadiusz Korzeniewski heads the team in Warsaw, also leading the white-collar crime group across the CEE region. Senior associate Maciej Kópczyński often supports Korzeniewski, and is increasingly active in the cybercrime space, as is fellow senior associate Mariusz Minkiewicz.

Poland > Dispute resolution

The dispute resolution group at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Pośniak i Bejm sp.k. has a strong financial institution focus, as well as an active construction disputes practice. Other areas of expertise include contentious energy, aviation, life sciences, automotive and TMT issues. The team is often called on in arbitrations, where department head Małgorzata Surdek, who is a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris, is a key name. Anna Cudna-Wagner is the name to note for banking disputes, while Arkadiusz Korzeniewski is a key name for white-collar criminal defence.