Paweł Karkowski - Associate



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Associate in the Litigation and Arbitration Team, the Infrastructure Team. He specialises in proceedings before common courts with particular focus on infrastructure disputes, including cases based on FIDIC standards, regarding contract indexation, contractual penalties for delay, settlement between parties after withdrawal from a construction contract and remuneration for additional and substitute works. He also provides legal advice for the construction and infrastructure sectors. His interests include arbitration law, liability for damages, unjust enrichment and corporate law. He is writing a PhD dissertation in the area of arbitration and international private law at the Doctoral School of Social Science at the University of Warsaw.

  • since 2019 JDP DRAPAŁA & PARTNERS
  • 2019 Linklaters
  • 2018 Kubas Kos & Gałkowski
  • 2020 Doctoral School of Social Science at the University of Warsaw
  • since 2020 Warsaw Bar Association, advocate trainee
  • 2013–2019 Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Faculty of Law and Administration
  • 2018–2018 University of Washington, School of Law
  • 2017–2018 Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Facultad de Derecho
  • 2016–2017 School of American Law at the Jagiellonian University in cooperation with the Catholic University of America
  • What are non-existent legal transactions? Special case regarding resolutions of corporate bodies’ meetings in capital companies” Kwartalnik Rynek Społeczeństwo Kultura, Numer Specjalny/2016
  • Corporate secret and its protection in Polish court proceedings in light of the new Directive 2016/943 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016” Internetowy Przegląd Prawniczy TBSP UJ 3/2017
  • Civil liability of a management board member for obligations of a limited liability company in case of failure to file a bankruptcy petition” Internetowy Przegląd Prawniczy TBSP UJ 9/2017
  • Contractual and statutory right to withdraw from a contract” Review of Law, Business & Economics 2/2017
  • Suspended invalidity or ineffectiveness – consequences of violation of the principle of joint representation in capital companies” Kwartalnik Prawo-Społeczeństwo-Ekonomia 3/2017
  • Dispute over joint commercial power of attorney as improper representation manner in capital companies” Studenckie Prace Prawnicze, Administratywistyczne i Ekonomiczne 21, 2017
  • Polish and Slovak arbitration law” Internetowy Przegląd Prawniczy TBSP UJ 3/2018
  • Minister’s scholarship for students for outstanding academic achievements in the academic year 2017–2018
  • Rector’s scholarship for the best students of the Jagiellonian University in the academic years 2014–2015, 2015–2016, 2016–2017 and 2017–2018
  • Finalist of the scholarship contest organised by Kubas Kos & Gałkowski Law Firm in year 2016 and 2017
  • Polish
  • English
  • Spanish