An attorney with 20 years of experience, Bartłomiej has supported some of the largest corporations on the Polish market from the construction, automotive, energy, chemicals and food & beverage industries. He has successfully led Bird & Bird’s dispute resolution team since 2012. The team recently successfully defended the Polish State against a €1 billion plus claim by Cypriot investors in investment arbitration (Poland – Cyprus BIT).
Bartłomiej is known for his commitment and dedication to every case. He is particularly experienced in complex technical disputes, and is recognised as one of the best construction dispute lawyers. Bartłomiej advises clients on dispute resolution strategies and policies, represents them and leads contract negotiations, especially infrastructure contracts based on FIDIC conditions.
His experience covers representation in dozens of litigation and arbitration proceedings, as well as advice on issuing and defending claims. He also has extensive experience in cross-border bankruptcy.
In 2014, he was honoured by the British Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers – Construction and Real Estate in the construction category, being placed in a narrow group of eight leading Polish specialists in this area. He is a recommended lawyer for dispute resolution in The Legal 500 2016 and 2017 editions.
He has been a speaker in debates, conferences and panel discussions devoted to the problems of international arbitration of investment and economic development, and he is co-author of the publication Current economic agreements – Agreement in the course of trade, published by Verlag Dashofer.