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Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz

Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz
Name and surname

Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz

DSc (PhD with habilitation)
Professional titles
Attorney at law


  • English
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Civil law and civil contracts
  • Commercial law and commercial contracts
  • Construction law
  • Distribution agreements and franchising
  • Energy law and raw materials
  • International arbitration
  • International commercial law and international commercial contracts
  • Mergers and acquisitions
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Funder and senior partner of GESSEL law firm, member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, academic lecturer – associate professor at Law Faculty of the University Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski.


Selected publications in English (for more information please see: https://gessel.pl/en/dr-beata-gessel-kalinowska-vel-kalisz-fciarb-academic-publications/):

Admissibility of Electronic Awards in the UNCITRAL Model Law Jurisdiction: Polish Law Example, Journal of International Arbitration, Volume 38, Issue 2 (April 2021)

The Legal, Real and Converged Interest in Declaratory Relief, WoltersKluwer 2017.

Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz, K. Czech, The Role of Precedent in Investment Treaty Arbitration [in:] Investment Treaty Arbitration Review (ed. B. Legum), London 2018.

Mixing legal systems in Europe; the role of common law transplants (Polish law example), the European Review of Private Law, 4 (2017).

UNCITRAL Model Law: Composition of the Arbitration Tribunal Re-considering the Case upon Setting Aside of the Original Arbitration Award’. Journal of International Arbitration 34, no. 1 (2017).

Evolution of interim measures as an example of the judicalisation of 21st century international commercial arbitration [in:] The challenges and the future of commercial and investment arbitration (ed. Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz), Warsaw 2015

A Defect of the Enterprise as a Defect of a Share – One of the Dilemmas of M&A Transactions (Polish law perspective) [in:] Global Wisdom on Business Transactions, International Law and Dispute Resolution, CH Beck 2015.

Polish Arbitration Law (ed. Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz), Warsaw 2014.

Representations and Warranties in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions: The Challenges of Cultural Diversity, ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin, Vol. 24/Number 1-2013, June 2013.

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