Radosław L. KwaśnickiDegree
Doctor of LawProfessional titles
- Business law
- Capital markets and stock exchange
- Civil law and civil contracts
- Commercial law and commercial contracts
- Company law
- Criminal law - economic
- Energy law and raw materials
- International arbitration
- International commercial law and international commercial contracts
- Investment arbitration
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Risk management
Holder of a Ph.D. in Law and professional qualifications of a legal advisor. Senior Partner in the RKKW Law Firm – KWAŚNICKI, WRÓBEL & Partners, which he set up in 2008. Earlier, starting from 2001, he cooperated with domestic and international law firms.
Expert in corporate law, including corporate governance and corporate group law. Specialises also in ownership disputes, capital market, and professionally chairs general meetings. Provides advice on various aspects of establishment and development of family firms (development of rules of family governance, management, and protection of private assets) and High-Net-Worth Individuals.
Holds the function of a domestic and international arbiter (i.a. in the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce, Court of Arbitration at the Lewiatan Confederation, Court of Arbitration at the Polish Bank Association). He was a member of the adjudicating panel of the International Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce – ICC in Paris.
Often recommended, both in Poland and abroad, i.a. by the “Rzeczpospolita” daily in the Law Firm Ranking (2021) in the field of “Corporate law and commercial law” (and in 2020), and earlier by Global Law Experts, European Legal Experts and Legal 500. In 2014, he became the winner of the 1st place in the Forbes Professionals competition.
Has more than ten years of practical experience in holding the function of a member or chair of supervisory boards in domestic and foreign companies. In particular, in the years 2014-2019 he was a member and then vice-chairman of the supervisory board of PKN ORLEN, as well as many companies with a majority private shareholding. Currently, he sits as an independent member, i.a. in supervisory boards of public companies Sanok Rubber Company (appointed by a foreign fund) and Creotech Instruments (as a chairman).
Co-author of the so-called Covid amendment of the Commercial Companies Code of 2020 with regard to remote meetings of supervisory boards and management boards as well as e-meetings of owners, as well as the draft of the so-called big amendment of the Commercial Companies Code of 2022 concerning i.a. the corporate group law (“holding law”) and improvement of effectiveness of supervisory boards.
Co-author of handbooks as well as commentaries and publications devoted to practical aspects of the commercial law. His achievements include over 600 publications, mostly devoted to the corporate law.
Socially active, including in the area of culture and art. Established and cooperates with the “Nova Ars Poloniae” Foundation which supports Polish artists. Held the function of the General Coordinator of the “We Are Together. We Help” (“Jesteśmy Razem. Pomagamy”) Campaign which during the first phase of the coronavirus pandemic coordinated aid-related activities of over seventy private firms the total value of which exceeded PLN 50 million.