Roch Pałubicki, attorney-at-law, is a 2001 graduate of the Adam Mickiewicz University Law School in Poznań. Mr Pałubicki is a partner in charge of the employment law department of the Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak law firm where he has worked since 2000. During his 15 years of practice at the firm he has gained expertise within various aspects of Polish and European employment and social security laws with a particular focus on employee incentives, management contracts, employment aspects of M&A transactions (including transfer of employees), working time and non-competition. He has taken part in the implementation of over 150 employee and management shareholding programmes. Mr Pałubicki participates in conducting and resolving collective disputes, including as a member of the Social Arbitration Panel. He also advises clients in collective and individual redundancies and has supervised major projects related to company closures. Over the past several years Mr Pałubicki has gained a unique experience in negotiations with trade unions, works councils and other employee representatives. He represents clients in employment and social security litigations. Mr Pałubicki speaks fluent English.