Paweł Karkowski - Associate



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Associate with the Litigation and Arbitration Team and the Infrastructure Team. He specialises in proceedings before common courts with particular focus on infrastructure disputes (including cases based on FIDIC standards) regarding contractual indexation, contractual penalties for delay, settlement between parties after withdrawal, 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.

  • since 11.2019 – JDP DRAPAŁA & PARTNERS
  • 8.2019–10.2019 – Linklaters
  • 10.2018–11.2018 – Kubas Kos & Gałkowski Law Firm
  • since 1.2020 – Regional Bar Association in Warsaw, advocate trainee
  • 10.2013–7.2019 – Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Faculty of Law and Administration
  • 3.2018–6.2018 – University of Washington, School of Law
  • 9.2017–1.2018 – Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Facultad de Derecho
  • 10.2016–4.2017 – School of American Law at the Jagiellonian University in cooperation with the Catholic University of America
  • 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
  • “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;
  • Polish
  • English
  • Spanish