Piotrowska, Sylwia

Sylwia Piotrowska

Counsel
Baker & McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Spólka Komandytowa

Biography

Sylwia Piotrowska is a counsel in Baker McKenzie's Warsaw office. Prior to joining the Firm, she practiced in the litigation department of large international and Polish law firms for almost eight years.

Practice Focus

Ms. Piotrowska represents Polish and international companies in all types of litigation before common and arbitration courts, particularly in the area of contract law. She also has substantial experience in pre-trial negotiations.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Representing a major bank in a court dispute relating to unjust enrichment.

  • Representing a leading bank and its subsidiary in disputes resulting from a fraudulent transfer filed by a third party, in connection with a real property acquisition.

  • Representing a leading Polish bank in an action relating to the client’s liability for improper performance of the bank account agreement.

  • Representing a large operator in unfair advertising disputes. 

  • Representing a large construction investor in a dispute with a contractor.

  • Representing numerous clients in actions brought to cure damage caused by the improper performance of a contract.

  • Representing various business entities as creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

  • Representing one of Poland’s largest supermarkets in disputes relating to collection of charges other than a margin.

  • Representing several clients in proceedings relating to board members' liability for actions deemed damaging to a company’s interests.

  • Representing a leading cosmetic producer in trademark protection proceedings.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Warsaw Bar of Advocates - Member

Admissions

  • Poland (2005)

Education

  • Advocates Bar Training (Advocate) (2005)
  • Warsaw University (Master's Degree) (2001)
  • Warsaw University (French and European Law Courses) (1999)

Languages

  • Polish
  • English
  • French