Editorial Board

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Editorial Board

Łukasz Gorywoda

Lukasz works as a lawyer in one of the international organizations.

He has been co-teaching 'International Investment Arbitration Workshop' at Jagiellonian University, Cracow (Spring 2015).  Lukasz holds Ph.D. in EU law from European University Institute (Italy), LL.M. from Columbia Law School (USA), and J.D. from Warsaw University (Poland).  He was General Manager at European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA) and worked at NautaDutilh (Rotterdam), Université Libre de Bruxelles and European Commission.

Lukasz has published on European contract law, private international law and international arbitration.  He is a founding member of the Polish Association of Law & Economics and was ranked as 'Rising Star 2014' by LexisNexis, Poland.  Lukasz is a member of ICCA.

Michał Kocur

Michał Kocur is a founding partner at Kocur & Partners, a Polish law firm specializing in litigation and arbitration (ranked in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Legal500). Prior to establishing Kocur & Partners, Michał was the founding partner of Wozniak Kocur (2007-2014), Polish litigation boutique law firm. He also worked at Allen & Overy (1999-2005) and Gide Loyrette Nouel (2005-2006). Michał has extensive experience as an arbitrator, having taken part in numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings. He was entered on the list of Most in-Demand Arbitrators in Poland by Chambers Global. He sits as an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce and at the Lewiatan Court of Arbitration, Poland’s arbitration institutions. Michał also has broad experience as a counsel, both in court and arbitration proceedings. He represented clients in corporate and commercial disputes, and has advised clients in real property and construction matters. He has also been active in intellectual property disputes. Michał also regularly publishes about litigation and arbitration in Poland.



Krzysztof Stefanowicz

Dr. Krzysztof Stefanowicz is a recognized arbitrator in both domestic and international proceedings. Dr. Stefanowicz has been for last ten years a partner at SALANS Warsaw office. He has extensive expertise in telecom, IT and intellectual property law, M&A projects as well as in general corporate and commercial law. Dr. Stefanowicz graduated from Warsaw University (Master of Laws, 1978).  He received his JD in 1987 and was admitted to the Polish bar as a legal advisor in 1990.  He was an Assistant Professor at Warsaw University (1978-2005), and was a Visiting Professor in 1991 at Capital University Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Dr. Stefanowicz was a Vice-President of the Lewiatan Court of Arbitration between 2011 and 2014. Currently, he is a Chairman of Consulting Committee.






Maciej Zachariasiewicz

Dr Maciej Zachariasiewicz, LLM is an assistant professor at Koźmiński University Law School in Warsaw and an of counsel at Popiołek, Adwokaci i Doradcy law firm in Katowice. Since 2014 he has been a member of the Arbitration Committee of the Lewiatan Court of Arbitration. Maciej serves also as an UNCITRAL CLOUT National Correspondent for the Vienna Sales Convention.

Maciej Zachariasiewicz is an author of number of publications in both Polish and English. His research interests focus in the fields of civil law, private international law, international commercial arbitration and harmonization of contract law in Europe.

His legal practice focuses on arbitration, commercial and contract law. He has also prepared various opinions in the field of European Union law for the Polish government, state owned entities and other companies.

He wrote his PHD on trusts in comparative and private international law from the University of Silesia in 2009, which has subsequently been awarded a second Prize for the best doctoral dissertations in the “Państwo i Prawo” National Competition (2010). He is also an alumni of the Central European University (Budapest), where he studied International Business Law. Maciej was also an intern at the Court of First Instance of the European Communities in Luxembourg.