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May 1, 2012
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April 24, 2012
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26 May 2016
K&L Gates Further Expands Real Estate Practice with Warsaw Of Counsel Addition
K&L Gates LLP welcomes Piotr Łaska as an of counsel in the real estate investment, development, and finance practice.
9 May 2016
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K&L Gates LLP welcomes Gregor Ordon and Adrian Jonca as partners in the banking & asset finance and tax practices, respectively.
10 November 2015
Doing Business in Poland
Key Considerations When Arbitrating in Central and Eastern Europe — The Polish Example
22 June 2010
Complex Commercial Litigation and Disputes
LL.M., Jagiellonian University, 1985
Maciej Jamka is an advocate practicing in all areas of Polish law, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, real estate, and litigation. He is a member of the litigation and arbitration practice of the K&L Gates Warsaw office and has represented clients in some of the largest litigation cases in Poland. He has acted for the Republic of Poland in several investment arbitration proceedings (BIT) and major international companies in respect of investment disputes. A significant portion of Mr. Jamka's practice relates to construction disputes. He has advised clients on the acquisition of companies and assets in many industries, including on large mergers. He has also advised clients on greenfield investments in Poland. Mr. Jamka's practice also concentrates on the acquisition of commercial centers, office buildings, undeveloped plots, and agricultural land and includes counseling on administrative issues related to construction projects in Poland. Maciej Jamka is often appointed as an arbitrator in commercial matters.
Awarded in 2015 by the President of the Republic of Poland with the Gold Cross of Merit
Who’s Who Legal 100 2014, Arbitration – Poland
The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa, Dispute Resolution– Poland: 2014-2016 (Tier 1)
Chambers Global, Dispute Resolution – Poland: 2016 (Band 2); 2015 (Band 2); 2014 (Band 2); 2013 (Band 2); 2012 (Band 2); 2011 (Band 2); 2010 (Band 2); 2009 (Band 2)
Chambers Europe, Dispute Resolution – Poland: 2016 (Band 2); 2015 (Band 2); 2014 (Band 2); 2013 (Band 2); 2012 (Band 2); 2011 (Band 2); 2010 (Band 2); 2009 (Band 3)
Chambers Europe, Dispute Resolution - Most in Demand Arbitrators: 2016 (Band 2); 2015 (Band 2); 2014 (Band 2)
The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa, Dispute Resolution and Real Estate – Poland/Dispute Resolution: 2013 (Tier 2); 2012 (Tier 3); 2011 (Tier 3); 2010 (Tier 2); 2009 (Tier 3); 2008 (Tier 3)
Chambers Global, Corporate/M&A – Poland: 2009 (Band 4); 2008 (Band 3)
Chambers Europe, Corporate/M&A – Poland: 2008 (Band 3)
European Legal Experts, Dispute Resolution – Poland: 2012
European Legal Experts, Corporate and M&A – Poland: 2009 – 2010
Bar Association in Warsaw
Polish Arbitration Association
Arbitrator at The Polish Lewiatan Court of Arbitration
President of the Board of the Polish National Committee of the ICC
Member of the Russian Arbitration Association
Member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law
Moderator of the panel
“Golden principles of FIDIC contract conditions of contract”
at FIDIC – SIDiR – EFCA Regional Infrastructure Conference in Kraków (March 7-8, 2016)
“Rescission of public procurement contracts”
lecture at SIDIR Conference
"A new perspective of financing public procurement in construction projects"
(December 7-8, 2015)
“Evidence comprising an expert opinion in the arbitration proceedings”,
Arbitration Bulletin, No. 23/2015
“End of chain stores”
in Bloomberg Businessweek Polska (April 28, 2014)
“Exclusion of a proxy - a few remarks on the development of international arbitration based on IBA Guidelines regarding Representation of the Parties in International Arbitration”
, Arbitration Bulletin, No. 21/2014
Commentary in Arbitration Bulletin published by lex.pl
“We encourage disputes in the construction industry”
(February 17, 2013)
“What has happened to our construction industry?”
, Rzeczpospolita (11.10.2013)
Jamka Maciej, Wojciechowska Agnieszka – Article to “
The European & Middle Eastern Arbitration Review 2012
” about arbitration on Poland
Jamka Maciej, Barczewski Artur, “
Arbitration in Construction Matters – Selected Practice Issues
” [in:] „Arbitration in Poland” edited by B. Gessel vel Kalisz (2011)
“Evidence in the Form of Witness Testimony in Domestic and International Arbitration Practice”,
Memorial Publication for 60th anniversary of the Court of Arbitration of the Polish Chamber of Commerce (2011)
“Fiddling Around with Construction Contracts”,
“Construction Contracts – Main Causes of Disputes”,
Arbitration Bulletin, No. 10/2009
“Does public procurement law facilitate the occurrence of disputes in contracts concluded pursuant to FIDIC terms and conditions?”
“Konsultant” Bulletin, Nr 19/2010
Jamka Maciej, Orzechowski Karol
“Investor’s Consent to Conclude a General Constructor Agreement with a Subcontractor”, “
Monitor Prawniczy” Biweekly Magazine 2009 no. 17 (2009)
I do not want to arrange a marriage
”, Rzeczpospolita (13.09.2010)`
", The Lawyer (26.06.2008)
Arbitration is a Gentleman's Court
”, Rzeczpospolita (24.06.2008)
Comparison Between The Old and The New Legal Order
”, Workshop “The New Construction Law 2007 – What Has Changed? What are the Consequences?” (November 2007)
Course of the Arbitration Proceedings in the International Commercial Arbitration
” (April 2007)
Neighbors’ Rights to Interfere in Construction. First Come, First Served
”, Rzeczpospolita 2007 no. 297 (2007)
Predetermination of Contracts for Construction Works
Monitor Prawniczy” Biweekly Magazine 2007 no. 16 (2007)
Jamka Maciej, Oles Wieslaw, “
Regarding the New Project of the Securities Act
”, Sam. Ter. 1995 no. 3 (1995)
The EU about Securities
” [Re: Standpoint of the Polish Metropolis Union concerning the Securities Act Project], Wieslaw Oles, Aleksander Galos, Maciej Jamka, Wspolnota 1995 no. 8 (1995)
Bednarek Malgorzata, Jamka Maciej, Kordasiewicz Bogudar, “
”, Warsaw 1991, General News Agency (1991)
Gloss to resolution of the Supreme Court dated August 30, 1988, ref. III CZP 68/88. [Re:
legal situation of tenant’s households
], PiP 1990 no. 1 (1990)
”, PiŻ 1990 no. 51/52 (1990)
Cosmetic Surgery or Real Change? Criminal Law Reform
”, Lad 1989 nr 11(1989)
Representing one of the world's largest construction and engineering companies in litigation concerning a project for the construction of the first liquefied natural gas terminal (LNG) in Swinoujscie in Poland.
Representing the Republic of Poland in arbitration proceedings brought by US investors under the treaty of business and economic relations between the Republic of Poland and the United States of America. The case ended in a judgment in which the Court of Arbitration rejected all claims of the plaintiffs and awarded in favor of the Republic of Poland the amount of US $1,217,741.29.
Representation of the Republic of Poland in investment treaty arbitration and the settlement of an agreement with Eureko B.V., a Dutch insurance company, related to a dispute over privatization of PZU, the largest CEE insurance company.
Representation of one of the largest global companies in the food industry in arbitration proceedings conducted by the International Court of Arbitration ICC in Paris on an asset purchase agreement.
Advice to two Portuguese companies in a dispute against the General Directorate of Motorways and Highways in an ICC arbitration conducted in Warsaw relating to a dispute valued at EUR 50 million.
Acting for the Polish Government in connection with a dispute arising from a bilateral investment agreement with two companies in Luxembourg, on the liquidation of a commercial bank.
Representation of a leading international mobile phone operator with regard to the acquisition of a controlling stake in a Polish mobile operator. Subsequently, the work turned into an international arbitration on the pre emption rights to the stocks in a Polish company.
Representation of the Republic of Poland in connection with a dispute arising from an investment agreement before the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC in Paris.
Acting for of the largest construction companies in Poland in connection with arbitration proceedings conducted by the International Court of Arbitration ICC in Paris against a major player in the international water industry.
Representation of a top-three international car manufacturer with regard to the establishment of car production facilities in Poland and a number of car component factories in Poland. The work included privatization projects, private acquisitions, and greenfield operations.
Acting for a number of Polish banks with regard to their internal regulations, obligatory reserves, payment card regulations, and bank account regulations.
Involvement in the legal aspects of financing the largest gas pipeline project in Europe.
Counseling for one of the largest broad band suppliers in Poland and involvement in a number of smaller projects connected with telecommunications, software, and the Internet.
Representation of a leading international real estate investment fund with regard to the acquisition of commercial centers in Poland.
Acting for a major international financial institution with regard to the construction of its new headquarters in Poland. The project encompassed the entire process, from selecting a developer to the delivery of the premises.
Representation of a leading international FMG producer in international arbitration regarding a joint venture agreement.
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