Maciej Durbas, LL.M.

At Kubas Kos Gałkowski since

2011

Contact

maciej.durbas@kkg.pl

+48126194089

Languages

English

Experience

Attorney at law, LL.M. He works on the team handling complicated dispute proceedings as well as trans-border proceedings, both in civil and commercial proceedings as well as in proceedings regarding real estate. He participates in actions both at the pre-procedural stage as well as in the course of the proceedings and in enforcement proceedings. In his professional practice, he has prepared numerous legal opinions in the scope of substantive law, insurance law and procedural law, also for foreign clients. He has extensive experience in arbitration. He was a member of the teams representing clients in international arbitration proceedings with the value of the dispute ranging from several thousand to several million Euro. Moreover, he has participated in disputes as an assistant to the arbitrator on many occasions. He has also acted as a secretary to the tribunal in an ad hoc UNCITRAL Arbitration and as a presiding arbitrator in the Lewiatan Court of Arbitration proceedings.

Advises clients also in the area of the real estate law, both in court, administrative, and administrative court proceedings (with a particular emphasis on reprivatisation disputes), as well as in transactions. Prepares real estate audit reports (due diligence) and analyses in the scope of investment processes and legal titles to real estate.

He is preparing his doctoral dissertation regarding arbitration at the Chair of Civil Law at Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Has has been preparing Jagiellonian University students participating in the Willem C. Vis Moot international arbitration competition for many years.

Honors and Awards

  • Distinction in the Who’s Who Legal Arbitration 2019 ranking in the Future Leaders category
  • Distinction in the Gazeta Prawna ranking - Rising Stars 2015

Membership

  • Caspian Arbitration Society
  • Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP)
  • Young Arbitration Practitioners in Poland (YAPP)
  • ORA Krakow

Education

2015

entry onto the list of attorneys

 

European and Asian Legal Studies LL.M., University of Vienna, University of Hong Kong

2011

Master's degree: Law at the Faculty of Law of Administration at Jagiellonian University

 

PhD studies at the Faculty of Law of Administration at Jagiellonian University

2010

coach for the Jagiellonian University Team in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competition, winner of honourable mention for preparing a procedural letter

 

School of Continental Law: The Foundation for Continental Law, Paris, Sorbonne

2009

member of the Jagiellonian University Team in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competition, winner of an individual honourable mention for oration

 

scholarship recipient of the Republic of France - University of Orléans, France scholarship

 

School of French Law: University of Orléans and Jagiellonian University

Personal interests

the history of Krakow, European football, jogging, futsal and skiing