Piotr Nowaczyk

Citizenship:Polish
Education:

 

 

Master of laws, Poznań (1976), postgraduate study in business law,

Bar Research Center at the Polish Bar Council, Warsaw (1988),

Ecole de Formation du Barreau, Paris (1992)

Professional

Experience:

 

 

 

admitted as advocate, Poznań (1984); avocat, Paris (1993), advocate, Warsaw (1994), ex-partner 大成 Dentons, former Salans (1998-2014), ICC Court member (2003-2015), Delegate to the United Nations at the Working Group Arbitration & Conciliation (UNCITRAL),  President of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce (2006-2009), Chartered Arbitrator (2010), DAB/DRB member/chairman. FIDIC Accredited Adjudicator (2015)

 

Areas of
Specialization: 
Agency, aviation, banking, commercial contracts, competition, consortia, construction, corporate, defense, distributorships, energy, engineering, environment, fashion, FIDIC, franchising, investments, infrastructure, insurance, IP, IT, joint ventures, licenses, media, mergers & acquisition, oil & gas, personal injuries, privatization, sales & purchases, sport, technology, telecoms, transportation.
Languages: 

English, French, German, Polish, Russian, some Italian.

 

Professional
Associations: 

 

 

Chartered Arbitrator, fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb); life time member of Indian Arbitration Council, member of: VIAC International Advisory Board; Danish Arbitration Institute, Law Society of England & Wales; IBA Arbitration Committee (Sub-Committee on Conflicts of Interest 2008-2010); member: ASA, CEA, CEPANI, DIS, ICA, ICCA, ITA, ÖVS, PSSP, SAA, UIA, expert WIPO, FIDIC independent consultant, dispute board adjudicator;

Dispute Board Federation (DBF) and International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)

Arbitration
Experience:
 

Chairman, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator or counsel in over 300 arbitrations, handled in English, French, German, Czech, Polish and Russian.

 

Arbitration Seats: Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Lithuania, Moldova, Monaco, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and U.S.A.

 

Rules Applied: AAA-ICDR, BCCI, CAC, CAC-ADR.eu, CACI, CAS, CCIR, CCP, CIETAC, DIA, ECCI, FAI, HCCI, IAA, IAC, IACA, ICAC Kyiv, ICAC Moscow, ICANN, ICC, IHK, Lewiatan, LME, NAF, PBA, PCC, PIIT, PKOL, RCA, SANIG, SCC, Swiss Rules, VCCA, VIAC, WIPO, UNCITRAL and other ad hoc.

 

Parties from: Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Chanel Islands, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Hong-Kong, India, Iran, Ireland, Ile of Man, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Korea, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mongolia, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, U.K., U.S.A.

 

Laws Applied: Austria, Belarus, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Florida, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Lithuania, Minnesota, Moldova, Panama, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, UK, USA (American Federal Law).

 

Co-arbitrators from: Austria, Belarus, Belgium, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Moldova, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, U.K., U.S.A.

 

Panels of
Arbitrators: 

 

 

VIAC, AAA-ICDR, WIPO, INTA, ACICA, Tribunal Arbitral du Sport, ICAC Kyiv, ICAC Moscow, IHK, KLRCA Malaysia, CEPANI, HKIAC, KCAB, SIAC, The Cairo Regional Centre, Dubai International Arbitration Center, CIETAC, Teheran Regional Arbitration Centre, Polish Bank Association, Polish Chamber of Information Technology; major courts of arbitration in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republik, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia.
Recognition:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“United Nations for a Better World” – Medaille, 1985

 

Particularly recommended in the field of intellectual property law and recognized as an expert in court dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration by Legalease (European Legal Experts catalogue, since 2001), nominated as one of the leading practitioners by Who’s Who Legal – Commercial Arbitration, since 2007, named as leading individual in Practical Law Company Yearbook 2008 and 2009, highly recommended for dispute resolution by Global Chambers Report.

Rated “as the best arbitrator and counsel” in Poland by Who’s Who Legal – Commercial Arbitration, 2008 (p. 4, 2nd column).

PLC Which Lawyer? has listed the name as Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution since 13th edition (2008).

Selected to be included since the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers in Poland in the specialty of Arbitration and Mediation.

Gold Cross of Merit granted by the President of the Republic of Poland for services rendered to arbitration and to the promotion of Poland as an arbitration venue.

Exclusive winner of the Arbitration category for Poland of the ILO (International Law Office) Client Choice Award 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Chambers Global 2013 and Chambers Europe 2014 decided on the individual nomination to the list of The World’s Leading Lawyers in the field of Dispute Resolution (Poland), arbitration international (Europe-wide) and Most in Demand Arbitrators (Europe-wide) and listed the name in the Chambers Legal Directories.

Publications:

 

Founder Editor in Chief of Biuletyn Arbitrażowy, co-author of UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules Commentary, more than 100 articles on arbitration and mediation.

 

Michael Siwek

Siwek Law Office in Warsaw, Poland, a law firm established in 2010 by legal advisor Michał Siwek,  provides comprehensive legal services in the field of real estate and company law.

Michał Siwek for number of years was a partner of real estate departments and head of the German desk at the leading international law firms. His professional experience covers a broad spectrum of real estate law, including planning, construction and corporate law, as well as real estate finance matters.

He has advised on the construction, acquisition, sale and lease of commercial properties of various types, including offices, warehouses, commercial centers, hotels and other types of real estate.

Siwek Law Office experience includes advising international real estate funds, private equity firms, developers, real estate consultants, brokers and title insurers. The law firm satisfies client’s needs for legal services during the whole life cycle of a real estate: from planning, construction and development issues,  through leasing and asset management matters, up to acquisition, joint venture agreements and other legal structures aiming at the  exit from the project.

Siwek Law Office advised on numerous processes of merging, dividing, liquidating and transforming companies. The team has advised recently Polish Government in connection with initial public offering (IPO) of a large state-owned  company.

By working with a network of tried and trusted fellow lawyers,  law firm of legal advisor Michał Siwek provides and co-ordinates advice also in the field of  litigation, banking, bankruptcy, insurance and labor law matters.

 

 

Robert Lewandowski

Admitted in 2000. He studied mathematics and German philology at the University of Warsaw (Poland) and law at the University of Mainz (Germany).
In 2004 he was registered in the list of foreign lawyers at the district bar association Okręgowa Izba Radcóv Pravnych in Warsaw, Poland.
Registered in the year 2009 on the list of attorneys kept by the district bar association (Okręgowa Izba Radców Prawnych) of Warsaw, Poland.
Working Languages: Polish, German and English
Derra, Meyer & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbB:

40 lawyers, 11 offices in Germany and Europe along with substantiated  knowledge and wide competence in all fields of legal expertise are significant features of Derra, Meyer & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbB. The first office was founded by  Hans Jörg Derra followed by many others. To date we have seven offices in Germany, two offices in Italy and two offices in Poland and we are therefore able to comprehensively  advise our clients independent of the place of destination.

Our clients are entrepreneurs from all sizes of companies, and individuals who over  many years place trust in our legal advice provided in the domestic market and abroad. We place  a great emphasize familiar with all current court precedents and legal provisions in order to elaborate the best solutions for our clients. We participate in International legal transactions with our allied law partners, in particular  in Turkey, Lithuania  and Russia. Moreover, Derra, Meyer & Partners are shareholders and member of DIRO-EWIV, one of the largest legal firm networks and legal firm organization in Europe. Due to this we are able to guarantee handling of disputes  without any deley.

It is very important to us, to raise the awareness of entrepreneurs and individuals to legal issues. Therefore we provide at regular intervals public speeches on legal subjects. Moreover some lawyers from Derra, Meyer & Partners work as lecturers  and publishers.

Marcin Asłanowicz

Marcin Asłanowicz specializes in civil, commercial and company law and civil litigation and arbitration. He advises clients on corporate, real estate and construction disputes and represents them in Polish common courts (including the Supreme Court) as well as in permanent and ad hoc arbitration courts (both in Poland and abroad). Marcin Asłanowicz is a frequent speaker at various professional conferences and is the author of numerous legal publications.

Our Firm:

Wolf Theiss is one of the leading law firms in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe (CEE/SEE). We have built our reputation on a combination of unrivalled local knowledge and strong international capability. We opened our first office in Vienna almost 60 years ago. Our team now brings together over 340 lawyers from a diverse range of backgrounds, working in offices in 13 countries throughout the CEE/SEE region.

Over 80% of our work involves cross-border representation of international clients. Our full range of services covers: Banking & Finance; Business Crime; Capital Markets; Competition & Antitrust; Compliance; Corporate/ Mergers & Acquisitions; Dispute Resolution; Employment Law; Energy & Renewables; Infrastructure; Intellectual Property & Information Technology; International Arbitration; Investment Funds; Life Science; Real Estate & Construction; Regulatory & Procurement; Retail and Tax.

We have concentrated our energies on a unique part of the world: the complex, fast-developing markets of the CEE/SEE region. Through our international network of offices, we work closely with our clients to help them solve problems and create opportunities.

WHAT WE DO:

We do exactly what you would expect a law firm to do. We just do it differently. Our people are smarter, quicker and sharper than most. (So they keep telling us.) But they’re also ready to listen, receptive to argument and lightning quick to grasp what you need.

We like our working relationships to be enjoyable, open and direct. But it’s ultimately about getting results. So if you want advice on whether to go ahead with a deal, we won’t give a long list of delicately nuanced arguments for and against. Just a straight yes or no, backed by a concise rationale.

It’s about helping you make decisions and move your organisation forward. That’s what we do and where we get our satisfaction.