Piotr Paśnik


Piotr specialises in competition law and regulated industries. He advises entrepreneurs in telecommunication, chemicals and energy sector.

He gained experience as an in-house lawyer, as well as in international law firms. (Baker&McKenzie and Wierzbowski Eversheds).

Piotr represents clients before Polish and European competition authority in cases concerning competition law and regulated sectors. His practice includes participation in abuse of dominance cases, horizontal (on the mobile telephony market) and vertical agreement. He represented with success a telecommunication client in the proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union in preliminary ruling case.

He has an extensive experience in administrative proceedings in particular regarding imposition of fines on entrepreneurs by the regulatory authorities. Many of these cases ended successfully. He represented a client in regulatory proceedings, where record high fines were imposed (PLN 338 mln and and PLN 100 mln), which were subsequently and finally annulled. He acquired a precedent ruling of the Supreme Court, regarding imposing fines by the President of UKE (Office of Electronic Communications) resulting in annulment of many fines imposed by this regulatory authority on telecommunication entrepreneurs.

Piotr is an experienced litigator: he represents clients in commercial disputes and commercial criminal proceedings. He is a regulatory and competition law lecturer at postgraduate studies organized by the Centre of Antimonopoly and Regulatory Studies at the University of Warsaw Faculty of Management.


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