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Michał Jochemczak

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Michał Jochemczak is a partner and head of the Arbitration practice team in Warsaw office of Dentons. He specializes in complex arbitration and litigation. He represent clients in arbitrations under leading arbitration rules (ICC, VIAC, LCIA) and in ad hoc domestic and international arbitration.

Michał has acted as counsel in international joint-venture, M&A, oil and gas, real estate, construction, corporate, and financial services disputes. He advises clients on international civil law and has significant experience in the fields of jurisdiction, enforcement of judgments and conflict of laws. He also provides legal advice to creditors, management and shareholders in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. Michał has in-depth experience in corporate matters as well as in procedural issues of competition law.

Michał sits as an arbitrator: he received his first appointment in international arbitration under the ICC Rules at the age of 30.


Partner at Dentons since 2016.


Polish, English


Young Arbitration Practitioners, Poland, member of the board; ICC YAF, member.
Admitted to the Polish bar (2008).


Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, 2004, Master of Laws



Within: Construction

Dentons handles the spectrum of contentious and non-contentious construction issues for private investors, public employers, general contractors, subcontractors, designers and contract engineers. Michał Jochemczak and construction disputes head Agnieszka Wojciechowska (who has 'a great understanding of technical issues') acted for SNC-Lavailin and General Electric as claimants in a dispute with PKN Orlen, seeking an extension of time and remuneration for a construction project; a matter that was resolved amicably. Team leader Piotr Staniszewski advised Globalworth on the Hala Koszyki redevelopment in Warsaw.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The team at Dentons is 'tenacious and not afraid to work on cases which, at first sight, seem hopeless'. The 'diversified' team is divided into sub-groups, including construction, infrastructure and real estate; white-collar and criminal law; healthcare; corporate disputes; insolvency; and domestic and international arbitration. The team is co-led by Wojciech Kozlowski and Anna Maria Pukszto, who specialise in commercial litigation and banking disputes respectively. Kozlowski and Michał Jochemczak represent a consortium of Saipem, Techint and PBG that is seeking the payment of costs incurred as a result of changes to Polish law, in an ICC arbitration against Polskie LNG. Former judge Patrick Radzimierski specialises in civil law procedure and is noted as 'an expert in litigation strategy'. Agnieszka Wardak leads on criminal litigation and investigations. Stanisław Żemojtel moved to PwC Legal Pawlowski Żelaznicki Sp. K in October 2018.

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