Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland are pleased to announce that their Dispute Resolution team was joined by Dr. Hubert Wysoczański (senior associate) and Michał Miąskiewicz (associate).
Dr. Hubert Wysoczański is an attorney at law specializing in advising and representing clients in civil, commercial, and administrative matters, at the stage of project implementation, contract negotiation, and resolution of disputes before the courts and in domestic and international arbitration, particularly involving construction, infrastructure, the energy sector, environmental protection, public procurement, and corporate and commercial law. He has provided legal support and representation on over 80 major infrastructure projects with a combined value of USD 2.3 billion. He has cooperated with global companies from Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United States. He has deep experience in implementation of construction projects for highways, power plants, energy lines, wind farms, mines, commercial real estate and residential development. He has supervised the work of teams involved in due diligence projects. He has led complex cases involving energy projects, appearing before courts in cases involving environmental and planning decisions and building permits. He has advised on regulatory matters and participated in drafting laws governing renewable energy. Before joining Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland he worked with well-known international law firms and advised clients in a solo practice. He is the author of two specialized volumes on construction contracts, FIDIC contract conditions and infrastructure projects—the first comprehensive studies in Poland on issues of vital importance for contractual and judicial practice. Hubert Wysoczański holds a PhD in law from Jagiellonian University in Kraków and is a graduate of Melbourne Law School in Australia and Bucerius Law School in Hamburg. He is a member of the Polish Association of Consulting Engineers and Experts (SIDiR) and other legal and industry organizations.
Michał Miąskiewicz is an attorney at law specializing in representing clients in court proceedings, particularly involving civil and commercial law. He also advises in criminal proceedings related to money laundering offences. He has experience in disputes involving infrastructure projects, including disputes arising out of contracts based on FIDIC standards and disputes connected with the real estate market. He advises at all stages of the proceedings, from analysis of the justification for claims to assertion of claims and trial. Before joining Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland he acquired experience at Polish and international law firms. For half a year he was responsible for operating the office of a Polish law firm in Senegal. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw.
Dispute resolution and arbitration practice – headed by Maciej Jóźwiak – is a vital part of the services of Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland. For years we have achieved many successes in this field. We lead high-profile disputes, including cases involving huge infrastructure projects, and are recommended in this area in international legal rankings, recently in Chambers Global 2018.