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DWF Poland Jamka Sp.k
PL. MALACHOWSKIEGO
WARSAW, 00-066
Poland

Work Department

Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Department

Position

Senior Partner, Head of Litigation and Arbitration Practice at DWF Poland

Career

Maciej Jamka is an advocate practicing in all areas of Polish and international law, with particular emphasis on arbitration and litigation. He is the head of the litigation and arbitration practice of the DWF Poland and has represented clients in some of the largest litigation cases in Poland. He has acted for the Republic of Poland in several investment arbitration proceedings (BIT) and major international companies in respect of investment disputes. He has counseled clients in arbitration proceedings based on the rules of major international institutes, such as the ICC, SCC, VIAC and UNCITRAL. A significant portion of Maciej Jamka’s practice relates to construction disputes. He has authored a number of pieces on construction law and implementation of FIDIC conditions. He has advised clients on the acquisition of companies and assets in many industries, including on large mergers. Maciej is often appointed as an arbitrator in both local and international commercial disputes. From 2012 – 2018 he was the President of the Polish National Committee of ICC. Maciej is the Vice Chairman of the Arbitral Council at the Polish Chamber of Commerce. He has for many years been recommended by Chambers & Partners and Legal500. In 2020 he was recognized in Band 1 with the “Most in demand arbitrators” title.

Languages

Polish, English, Russian

Memberships

Advocate – The Warsaw Bar Association
Polish Arbitration Association
Arbitrator at The Polish Lewiatan Court of Arbitration
Recommended Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw
President of the Board of the Polish National Committee of the ICC (2012 – 2018)
Member of the Russian Arbitration Association
Member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law
Vice-Chairman of the Arbitral Council at the Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw

Education

Jagiellonian University

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Construction

The practice at DWF Poland Jamka Sp.k handles the entire life cycle of construction projects, including road and rail, energy investments, offices, shopping centres, hotels and resorts, mixed-use and residential developments and warehouses,  as well as related disputes. The team also has expertise in investor and governmental requirements regarding design and construction processes, liability, warranty and regulatory requirements. Litigation experts Maciej JamkaRafał Morek and Maciej Antoniak  and transactions specialist Joanna Wojnarowska are the practice heads. Piotr Kunicki  is also a key player who is strong in public procurement.

Poland > Dispute resolution

DWF Poland Jamka Sp.k is mainly focused on international proceedings and international law-related issues, with experience in arbitrations across a wide variety of European venues and EU litigation including before the European Court of Human Rights. The arbitration offering is particularly well developed, comprising expertise in investment, commercial and sports cases. On the litigation side, lawyers excel in construction, public procurement and IP matters. Maciej Jamka has experience of bilateral investment treaty arbitration and jointly heads the department with fellow arbitration specialist Rafał Morek. Piotr Kunicki is an expert in public procurement litigation; and Maciej Antoniak is the firm’s white-collar criminal defence specialist.