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Piotr Kunicki and Oskar Waluskiewicz Promoted to Partner at DWF Poland

Piotr Kunicki and Oskar Waluskiewicz Promoted to Partner at DWF Poland

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Polish lawyers Piotr Kunicki and Oskar Waluskiewicz have been promoted to Partner at DWF in Warsaw.

Piotr Kunicki heads DWF Poland's Public Procurement Practice. According to the firm, “his practice includes advice on public procurement, construction law, infrastructure projects, and real estate law. Piotr's experience covers the sectors of the medical and pharmaceutical industry, IT, TMT, energy, and infrastructure, as well as defense and security. [He]advises clients on forming consortia, preparing offers and applications for participation in proceedings, creating structures for participation in proceedings through SPVs and representing clients before the National Appeal Chamber and district courts. He also advises contracting authorities in preparing procurement procedures, including construction, supply and service contracts, and ToRs, advises in the course of procurement proceedings, and represents contracting authorities in litigious public procurement proceedings.”

Kunicki holds a Master’s degree from the European School of Law and Administration in Warsaw and a Ph.D. from the Institute of Legal Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He practiced law for two years with Bodgan Miedzinski Consulting Group and over five and a half years with Kalwas & Partners, then spent almost two and a half years in-house with Paramedica Polska. He spent over four years with Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr, and almost four years with Wierzbowski Eversheds, before joining K&L Gates in 2015. The Warsaw office of K&L Gates was acquired by DWF in the spring of last year (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on May 2, 2019 https://ceelegalmatters.com/poland/10696-k-l-gates-withdraws-from-cee-dwf-group-takes-over-warsaw-team).

Oskar Waluskiewicz heads DWF's Conventional Energy Practice within the Energy Department and specializes in legal services for transactions, regulatory issues, and investment projects in the sector. According to DWF, “he also advises industry organizations on legislative processes, as well as on solving legal problems and developing industry positions. He acts as an arbitrator in disputes in the energy sector.” He joined legacy K&L Gates in 2016.

DWF's promotion round included Ewelina Wetrys, who was promoted to Counsel.  

“At DWF Poland we recognize and appreciate the strengths of lawyers who effectively develop their practices, who perfectly combine a high level of sector expertise with a business sense and understanding of the essence of building relationships,” said Managing Partner Michal Pawlowski. ”Piotr and Oskar's partnership promotions and Ewelina's promotion to the position of Counsel reflect the principles of our organizational culture which promotes and appreciates committed and outstanding lawyers.”

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