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prof. n. dr hab. Dariusz Szostek

Legal advisor (licence no. KT 3267, registered by the Katowice Regional Chamber of Legal Advisors), Managing Partner, Extraordinary Professor in the Chair of Civil Law and Procedure, Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Opole. Member of the Katowice Department of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Commission of Legal and Economic Sciences. Cooperates with the Centre for Research on Legal and Economic Issues of Electronic Communication at the University of Wrocław Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics.

Professor Szostek Specializes in the law of new technologies, including electronic commerce and consumer law. He is an expert in the field of electronic identification, including verification methods.

He participates in numerous scientific conferences, as well as work on legislation to regulate legal issues surrounding new technologies; he has also served in expert panels for the Ministry of Justice, and he conducts both lectures and seminars.

Professor Szostek is the author of numerous publications in such areas as computerization of courtroom proceedings, electronic documents and electronic signatures, electronic forms of juridical acts, law of the Internet, electronic contracts, consumer law and e-administration.

dr Gabriela Bar

Legal advisor (license no. WR-2038, registered by the Wrocław Regional Chamber of Legal Advisors), Managing Partner, holds a doctorate in law with specialization in civil law; graduate of the University of Wrocław Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics, cooperates with and lectures at the Centre for Research on Legal and Economic Issues of Electronic Communication at the University of Wrocław Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics; lecturer at the University of Opole Faculty of Law and Administration. Member of the Wrocław Regional Chamber of Legal Advisors.

Dr Bar specializes in civil law with particular focus on the law of new technologies (electronic communication, e-commerce), intellectual property law and commercial law. She provides legal advice to internet-based enterprises, and performs legal audits of websites and IT systems – including in English. She is a specialist in protection of personal data and legal security of information.

She has years of experience in litigating claims, as well as in consulting on matters of receivables acquisition and valuation (due diligence), trade in receivables, including acquisition and service of receivables by securitization funds, transfer of security to the assignee.

Dr Bar conducts lectures and seminars. She is an author of numerous publications in the areas of computerization of judicial proceedings, electronic contracts, performance of electronic consideration, electronic commerce, consumer law and resolution of domain disputes.

Radosław Kapułka

Legal advisor (license no. WR-2146, registered by the Wrocław Regional Chamber of Legal Advisors), graduate of the University of Wrocław Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics. Possesses rich experience in areas related to assistance for entities operating on regulated markets, particularly on the energy market (transmission enterprises).

Mr Kapułka specializes in civil and administrative proceedings. Rulings handed down in cases he has conducted are published in legal information databases, and verdicts issued by the Supreme Court have led to unification of jurisprudence in transmission easements as relates to permanent usufruct rights. He also boasts experience in assessing the value of transmission easements, which helps avoid costs associated with over-valuation of claims in judicial proceedings.

He is fluent in English, including legal English. On multiple occasions he has advised foreign entities establishing and conducting business in Poland.

Mr Kapułka is the author of numerous press publications on transmission easements. He is a trusted advisor to companies on the energy market.

dr hab. Przemysław Polański

Of counsel, Habilitated doctor of legal sciences. He is a specialize in the law of new technologies, particularly in negotiations and provisions of contracts in the IT field, including deployment contracts and SLA, protection of intellectual property rights in software, databases, Internet webpages, unlawful contractual clauses, terms and conditions, IT tenders, personal data protection, etc.

He is one of Poland’s leading experts in European and international law of new technologies. In 2013, he was selected by the European Commission to join a group of experts engaged in the issue of contractual clauses applied by suppliers of cloud-based services.

Dr Polański possesses rich experience in designing complex computer systems (lead architect for Legalis since 2007) and as a developer (author of applications for the B2B sector).

Well-versed in the customs present in the IT industry, he is the author of a book on the subject titled "Customary law of the Internet", published by the prestigious T.M.C Asser Press in 2007. Author of over 70 scientific publications concerning the law and IT. Trained as both a lawyer and information scientist.

Dariusz Szostek

Gabriela Bar

Radosław Kapułka

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Karolina Obuchowicz

Rafał Skibicki

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Justyna Dobrowolska

Karolina Obuchowicz

Trainee legal advisor, graduate of the University of Wrocław Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics. Her professional experience encompasses issues related to real property and commercial law, with particular emphasis on regulation in the Civil Code and Code of Commercial Companies. Furthermore, she is interested in human rights law and intellectual property. She is fluent in English and Russian, and has completed a course in legal Russian.

Rafał Skibicki

His scope of interests is connected with broadly understood civil law and intellectual property law. He gained professional experience by practicing and working in Wrocław law offices dealing with commercial law, consumer protection and personal data protection law. A multiple scholarship holder of the Rector's scholarship for the best students. In 2016 - 2018 President of the Scientific Society of Civilians, University of Wrocław. He is fluent in English.

Assistant to Legal Advisor, a Ph.D. student at the Center for Research on Legal and Economic Issues in Electronic Communications at the Faculty of Law, Administration, and Economics of the University of Wrocław. 

Justyna Dobrowolska

A graduate of law at Wrocław University, Faculty of Law, Administration, and Economics, where she continues her education at post-graduate studies in medical law and bioethics. Besides the legal aspects of modern medicine, her interests concern intellectual property law, and she plans to begin her legal advisor traineeship. She gained professional experience in Wrocław’s and Opole’s Courts.

Assistant to Legal Advisor, fluent in English, and has completed a legal English course.

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dr hab. Przemysław Polański

Of counsel, Habilitated doctor of legal sciences. He is a specialize in the law of new technologies, particularly in negotiations and provisions of contracts in the IT field, including deployment contracts and SLA, protection of intellectual property rights in software, databases, Internet webpages, unlawful contractual clauses, terms and conditions, IT tenders, personal data protection, etc.

He is one of Poland’s leading experts in European and international law of new technologies. In 2013, he was selected by the European Commission to join a group of experts engaged in the issue of contractual clauses applied by suppliers of cloud-based services.

Dr Polański possesses rich experience in designing complex computer systems (lead architect for Legalis since 2007) and as a developer (author of applications for the B2B sector).

Well-versed in the customs present in the IT industry, he is the author of a book on the subject titled "Customary law of the Internet", published by the prestigious T.M.C Asser Press in 2007. Author of over 70 scientific publications concerning the law and IT. Trained as both a lawyer and information scientist.

dr Adam Haręża

Of counsel, Holds a doctorate in legal sciences with specialization in administrative law. Dr Haręża specializes in issues associated with e-government.

He conducts training seminars for judges as well as employees of both local self-government and central government administration around Poland in substantive administrative law, administrative procedure and administrative court procedure.

Dr Haręża is an author of legal opinions ordered by enterprises, as well as of numerous scientific works (articles and studies) published in renowned Polish legal journals.

Katarzyna Kubiak

Of counsel, Advocate, graduate of the Warsaw University Faculty of Law and Administration, completed her traineeship at the Warsaw Bar Council.

Since 2011 she has focused professionally on public procurement issues. In her work, Ms Kubiak has dealt with providing on-going legal assistance for public procurement proceedings regarding the IT and construction industries, including legal services for the public finances sector (Ministry of Justice, Agency for Restructuring and Modernization of Agriculture, Agricultural Social Insurance Fund, Health Service Computer Systems Centre, General Directorate of National Roads and Motorways, Central Office of Geodesy and Cartography, Provincial Departments of Motor Vehicles, local self-government units and state-controlled commercial companies), along with legal service for contractors.

Ms Kubiak has extensive experience in drafting appeals and responses to appeals for the National Appeals Chamber, as well as in representing parties in appeals proceedings before that same body. She specializes in projects concerning IT services and procurement.

prof. n. dr hab. Piotr Stec

Of counsel, Legal advisor, extraordinary professor, director of the Chair of Civil Law and Civil Procedure and Dean of the University of Opole Faculty of Law and Administration, member of the scientific board of “Acta Universitatis Danubius Iuridica” and “Edukacja Prawnicza”  as well as the editorial board of “Comparative Law Review”. He is also a co-editor of the quarterly “Prawo Mediów Elektronicznych.”

Professor Stec is a specialist in the field of intellectual property law and cultural heritage law. Professionally he is also involved in commercialization of the results of scientific studies as well as legal aspects of trade in artwork.

He is the author of numerous publications on private law, intellectual property, trusteeship, and conducts lectures and seminars.

Suzana Zatoń

Legal advisor (license no. WR-2562, registered by the Wrocław Regional Chamber of Legal Advisor). Has many years of experience in providing legal services to public bodies and business entities. She specializes in commercial law, intellectual property, new technologies law and data protection law. She also has extensive experience in the field of public economic law, in particular, public finance law, public procurement law and State aid law. For many years, she has been a member of Supervisory Boards in commercial companies, whose primary scope of business is the commercialization of research and new technologies. Since 2016, she has been a member of Expert Team on State Aid for Business and Innovation Centres’ Activities at the Polish Business and Innovation Centres Association.

She is fluent in English, including legal English.

prof. n. dr hab. Michał Bernaczyk

Extraordinary Professor on the Faculty of Law, Administration, and Economics of the University of Wrocław.

Legal advisor (license no. WR-2139). He completed his traineeship at the Wrocław Regional Chamber of Legal Advisors. A graduate of the Wroclaw University Faculty of Law, Administration, and Economics, where he also received a Ph.D. Awarded and highly accomplished constitutional specialist, author of many legal monographs and research papers.

Prof. n. dr hab. Bernaczyk is an employee of the Constitutional Law Department at the University of Wrocław. He specializes in access to information and its protection. His expertise is used and valued by the Polish Parliament, Ministers in Government, local administration authorities and companies with State Treasury shares in many aspects - from food manufacturers to arms industry.

Pof. n. dr hab. Bernaczyk is an undeniable expert in access to public information and re-use of public sector information both in Poland and worldwide.

He represented interests of citizens, journalists, and public institutions in civil and administrative courts as well as in Constitutional Tribunal in cases concerning freedom of speech and access to public information.

dr hab. Przemysław Polański

dr Adam Haręża

Katarzyna Kubiak

prof. n. dr hab. Piotr Stec

Suzana Zatoń

prof. n. dr hab. Michał Bernaczyk