Michał Jochemczak

Dentons - Poland

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Litigation Star

Practice area:

Commercial and transactions
International arbitration
Real estate

Year Joined Firm: 2005

Education/Alumni:Attorney at Law, Warsaw Bar of Legal Advisors, 2008 Master of Laws, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, 2004

Languages Spoken: English, Polish

Michał Jochemczak is a partner in the Warsaw office of Dentons and the Head of its Arbitration Practice Group. Michał is also a core member of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group.

He specializes in complex arbitration and litigation. He has represented clients in arbitrations under the leading arbitration rules (ICC, VIAC, LCIA) and in ad hoc domestic and international arbitration. He often appears before Polish courts as well.

Michał has extensive experience in advising clients on numerous high-profile and international disputes, both commercial and investment treaty, related to variety of industry sectors, particularly oil & gas, energy, construction, infrastructure, and real estate. He advises clients on international civil law issues and has significant experience in the fields of jurisdiction, enforcement of judgments and conflict of laws. Michał also provides legal advice to creditors, management and shareholders in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. He has in-depth experience in corporate matters as well as in procedural issues of competition law.

Michał also sits as an arbitrator. He received his first appointment in international arbitration under the ICC Rules at the age of 30. He was also one of the core members of the ad hoc committee drafting the new Rules of Arbitration of the Lewiatan Arbitration Court (second largest arbitration court in Poland).

In the field of arbitration and litigation main legal directories have recognized Michał as a Future Leader (WWL 2018–2019) and Dispute Resolution Star (Benchmark Litigation 2019). He enjoys an excellent reputation as a counsel, arbitrator, and litigator as well. Being praised by the clients for his dedication, preparation, fast and detailed responses, he is also highlighted as a supportive and open-minded practitioner with an ability to foresee future risks, and broadly recommended as an Expert in the Arbitration (Chambers Europe 2017–2018, The Legal 500 EMEA 2017–2018, Expert Guides 2018).

Last updated 2nd January 2019

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