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Piotr Bytnerowicz

Year of birth
1982
Nationality
Polish
Languages
English
Specializations
Real Estate, Construction
Other
Infrastructural projects
Commercial agreements in general
Professional certification
advocate
WWW
http://www.whitecase.com/pbytnerowicz/

Education

  • University of Warsaw, Law Faculty (Master of Laws, 2006);
  • Cambridge University, Institute of Continuing Education, British Centre for English and European Legal Studies in cooperation with the Law Faculty of the University of Warsaw (2004);
  • ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy heads to Central and Eastern Europe  (since 2014, completion expected December 2015).


Career

02.2011 to date  Senior Associate at the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department of White & Case P. Pietkiewicz, M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy – Kancelaria Prawna sp. k.; since January 2013 to July 2013 – seconded to the White & Case London office (Construction Practice and International Arbitration Practice);
08.2009 – 01.2011  Associate at the Litigation & Dispute Resolution department of CMS Cameron McKenna Dariusz Greszta sp. k.;
02.2007 –  06.2009  Associate at the Litigation & Dispute Resolution department of Clifford Chance Janicka, Namiotkiewicz, Dębowski i wspólnicy sp. k.;
01.2005 – 01.2007  Associate at the Litigation & Dispute Resolution department of CMS Cameron McKenna Paweł Dębowski sp. k.;
09.2004  Trainee at Clifford Chance Janicka-Sosna, Namiotkiewicz i wspólnicy sp. k.


Arbitration experience

  • representing the respondent (international investor, owner of a shopping center) in KIG arbitration against a would-be tenant;
  • representing the claimant and counter-respondent (a municipal company) in ICC arbitration against the main contractor relating to the performance of a FIDIC contract for a local transportation investment;
  • representing the claimant and counter-respondent (main contractor of a unique multi-purpose investments in Poland) in ICC arbitration against the employer relating to the contractor’s claims for nearly EUR 30 million (contract based on a FIDIC form);
  • advising the client in relation to potential investment arbitration;
  • representing the respondent (a producer of alcoholic drinks) in KIG arbitration against its distributor on the UK market;
  • acting for the respondent (international real estate investor) in ICC arbitration for payment of an earn-out-fee relating to a sale and leaseback of a hypermarket chain in Poland;
  • acting for a municipal company in relation to ICC arbitration against the general contractor of a infrastructural project (contract based on a FIDIC form);
  • acting as an arbitrator in a number of moot court competitions.


Membership in organizations

  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb);
  • Society of Construction Law;
  • Mediator Międzynarodowego Centrum Mediacji;
  • Izba Adwokacka w Warszawie;
  • Young Arbitration Practitioners in Poland (YAPP);
  • ICC IAF.


Publications

  1. Cut-off Time for Introducing a Counterclaim in Arbitration under the ICC Rules, Arbitration e- Review 2/2010;
  2. Conditions for bringing new claims to arbitration under FIDIC contracts, Arbitration e-Review 1/2011;
  3. The Period for Giving Notice of Contractor's Claims Set Out in Sub-Clause 20.1 of the FIDIC Conditions in Light of Polish Law, Arbitration e-Review 1(8)/2012;
  4. FIDIC Sub-Clause 20.1, Biuletyn Konsultant 26(9)/2012;
  5. "Efficient arbitration for business" – an article about the new ICC Rules of Arbitration, Rzeczpospolita daily, 3 January 2012;
  6. „Earing on somebody else’s dispute” – an article about third party funding, Rzeczpospolita daily, 14 May 2014.



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