DR HAB. MARCIN SPYRA
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF LAW

ATTORNEY AT LAW

OF COUNSEL

Experience

Expert support for a law firm representing a party to an international dispute over ownership of a Polish company. Task: Developing ideas and arguments for litigation as regards Polish corporate law, contracts, procedural law.

Expert opinion for the law firm representing one of the leading companies in Poland which was negotiating acquisition of a foreign entity. Analysis of the draft M&A agreement under foreign law, and of the buyer's contracts with other consultants, i.e. legal, investment, financial, strategic advisors.

Drafting transaction documents for an industrial cooperation contract.

Proposal for a major overhaul of the Radio and Television Broadcasting Act, commissioned in 1999 by the Polish Ministry of Treasury (co-drafter).

Expert opinion for the Polish Bank Guarantee Fund on implementation of the EU Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive into Polish law (co-author).

Member of the Codification Commission (Ministry of Justice); co-drafter of the proposed rules on performance of obligations and remedies for non-performance of obligations

Outside Positions

Adjunct Professor at the Chair of Commercial Law, Jagiellonian University

Member of editorial board of Transformacje Prawa Prawa, a law quarterly

Member of the problem group at the Codification Commission at the Ministry of Justice; co-drafter of the proposal for rules on provision of services

Member of an international research group on European Public Procurment Law

Selected Former Positions

Head of the Polish-German Center for Banking Law
Jagiellonian University

Education

1997
Master of Law, Jagiellonian University

2002
Attorney Exam

2004
Doctor of Law
Thesis on legal risks in international offerings of Polish bonds

2015
Habilitation (Higher Doctorate - LL.D., Associate Professor)

Scholarships and Awards

2nd Workshop on American Affairs, Young Leaders Program 2000, Dräger Stiftung

Award of the Rector of the Jagiellonian University for outstanding results of a research group

Contact

office at karasekwejman.com

Services 

legal advice and expert opinions
transaction work
dispute resolution
training

Areas

banking and financial institutions
enforcement of claims and bankruptcy
stock exchange
consumer law
international civil procedure
conflict of laws

Languages

Polish (native)
English (fluent)
Italian (advanced)

Selected Publications

list (in Polish)