Szymon Gołębiowski

Szymon Gołębiowski

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Szymon is an advocate, member of the Warsaw Bar. He graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Wrocław University. His publication “Merger Control in Electricity Sector” won the first prize in the national contest for the best competition law master thesis in 2012 (under auspices of the President of Polish Competition Authority).

Szymon gained his professional experience in „Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak” law firm. He has been specialising in European and Polish antitrust law. He has been representing clients in merger control and antitrust proceedings before the Polish Competition Authority and the European Commission as well as court proceedings and dawn raids. He has been advising and training clients in competition law matters, including distribution agreements, franchising agreements, horizontal agreements and competition law aspects of M&A transactions. He has been also engaged in projects relating to combatting use of unfair contractual advantage, combatting unfair competition and consumer law. He advised clients from different sectors, including FMCG, automotive, IT, pharmaceutical, banking and finance, construction, telecom and energy sector. He was also involved in proceedings which resulted in Polish Constitutional Court judgement declaring unconstitutional the prohibition to appeal the dawn raid authorization granted by the Competition Court. He is also representing clients in private enforcement court proceedings.

Szymon is an author of the Polish and foreign publications in the area of competition law, civil law and IT law.

He is a member of Competition Law Association.

COMPETITION

Competition law penetrates all branches of industry, impacting businesses of all scales. The severe sanctions and imprecise law make it a potential minefield, even for the most experienced entrepreneurs.

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REGULATION

Operating on regulated markets means constantly taking into account the impact of the regulatory authorities. Not only can we assist you in understanding the rules governing your regulated market; we can advise you on how to optimise your business model.

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LITIGATION

The nature of doing business means that even the most conciliatory contractor can find itself caught up in a dispute, whether in court or not. When such an unpleasant situation arises, it is vital to set the right goals, be consistent in pursuing them and to be on the lookout for optimum solutions...

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