Andrzej Szlezak

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President

Andrzej Szlęzak
Partner in the Soltysinski, Kawecki & Szlezak (SK&S) law firm. He joined SK&S shortly after its founding in 1991, in 1993 he became a partner and in 1996 a senior partner. In SK&S he was engaged in legal services in a number of privatizations and the restructuring processes of various sectors of Polish industry and banking. He supervised numerous merger and acquisition projects, participated in greenfield projects, prepared a large number of transaction documents, and was the author of numerous legal opinions in the field of civil and commercial law. He is an arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce and Vice-President of the Council of Arbitration; and was frequently appointed as an arbitrator in disputes brought before the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris. Dr hab. Andrzej Szlezak is the author of numerous publications, including foreign ones, in the field of civil and commercial law.



Andrzej Szlezak received his master's degrees in Law and English Philology at the Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU) in Poznan. In the years 1979-1981 he was a trainee judge at the Regional Court in Poznan. Since 1979, he was a research worker in the Institute of Civil Law AMU, where he received his doctorate and habilitation degree in the field of civil law. In 1994, he was appointed professor of AMU until his departure from the University in 1996.



Dr hab. A. Szlezak was a scholarship holder of a number of foreign universities, including the universities of Oxford and Michigan. Currently, dr hab. A. Szlezak is a professor of the University of Social Science and Humanities (SWPS) in Warsaw.