Bartosz specialises in bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings and has won recognition as a practitioner in the resolution of commercial disputes before common courts and in arbitration. He also puts his knowledge and experience to work as a member of the supervisory boards of some of Poland’s largest companies, including the airline PLL LOT and the copper producer KGHM. Bartosz’s recent clients include the Industrial Development Agency as a creditor in the bankruptcy proceedings of Hawe Capital Group (debt claims with a value of approx. PLN 80 million), and a leading Polish bank in the restructuring of about PLN 200 million of receivables.
Bartosz served scein 2015 as Central European Liaison Officer, Insolvency Section at the IBA; he is the author of numerous publications and a frequent speaker at conferences on issues of dispute resolution, bankruptcy and restructuring law and implementation of infrastructure investments. Bartosz started his career in 2006 in the Polish office of a leading American law firm, then joined the dispute resolution and arbitration team in the largest Polish firm at the time. He graduated from Warsaw University’s Faculty of Law and Administration and holds a diploma in Legal Studies from Cardiff University Law School. He has completed programmes in American law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law and at Warsaw University, and the Cross-Border Dispute Resolution Program, Lex Mundi Institute (USA). The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 recommends Bartosz in the area of dispute resolution, saying he provides ‘unorthodox solutions’. In 2013 he was also recognised in the Rising Star ranking prepared by the Polish newspaper Dziennik Gazeta Prawna.