Agnieszka Kowalczyk-Zagaj

Agnieszka Kowalczyk-Zagaj

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Agnieszka is a legal advisor at the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw.

Prior to joining Modzelewska&Paśnik Agnieszka has been working nearly eight years in the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, where she specialized in consumer protection matters; she led the team for telecommunications and media there. She has also gained her professional experience working for law firms in Poland and the United States. While working for the Polish Office, Agnieszka was engaged or responsible for number of cases which ended with precedential decisions either at administrative stage or judicial stage, including the Supreme Court.

Notably, Agnieszka participated in numerous international projects in the area of consumer protection, such as the Polish representation before the European Commission (in working groups and grant projects) under the EU's network of Consumer Protection Cooperation. Moreover, she was involved in the legislative processes related to the Polish and EU regulations, including preparation of national regulation in the area of intellectual property rights during the UEFA European Football Championship EURO2012 in Poland and for the purpose of the European Digital Agenda and the Digital Single Market of the EU.

Apart from the consumer protection law, Agnieszka is engaged in competition advisory, as well as the consumer law aspects of the matters related to unfair competition practices, telecommunications law, advertising law, personal data protection, postal and transport law. She is particularly experienced in e-commerce sector.

Agnieszka graduated from the Faculty of Law at Warsaw University. She has also completed the Postgraduate Study of Competition Law at the Institute of Legal Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Center for American Law - program of the University of Florida Levin College of Law at the University of Warsaw.

Agnieszka is also a qualified mediator in commercial cases.

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REGULATION

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LITIGATION

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