Tech-Media-Telecoms in Poland
ul. Królowej Jadwigi 170, 30-212, Kraków
For over 20 years, our Law Firm has assembled teams of experts with capabilities to undertake the most ambitious business projects on the domestic and international markets, and to act in precedent-setting cases before national and EU courts. Currently, our Law Firm consists of more than 60 lawyers who are supported by experts in management, finance and IT.
The Law Firm’s Clients include small and medium-sized enterprises, holding companies, large corporations based in Poland and elsewhere, as well as major public institutions. We also advise individual Clients on selected matters, assist SMEs, and cooperate on an ongoing basis with many chambers of commerce, trade and employer associations, and collective management organizations. Our expert lawyers are involved in work on legislative proposals and participate in the legislative process by drawing up opinions for government administration bodies and the Sejm and the Senate of the Republic of Poland.
Our long history of practice and extensive expertise, with particular experience in intellectual property law, new technologies law, competition law, personal data protection law, and civil and procedural law, have earned multiple distinctions and awards. Each year, we are featured in the most prominent Polish and international law firm ranking guides (Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Chambers Fintech Legal, IP STARS, WTR 1000, The Legal 500, Rzeczpospolita, IAM Patent 1000).
Our Law Firm has established a well-deserved reputation for combining practical skills with theoretical knowledge of the law. Many partners and lawyers are lecturers and academics at renowned Polish universities and research institutes (including the Jagiellonian University and the Polish Academy of Sciences), as well as authors of publications, monographs, and commentaries (on topics such as copyright and related rights, industrial property law, and personal data protection law, ) and the regime of private law.
With offices in Warsaw and Kraków, the Firm is well situated to represent Clients before all courts and administrative bodies in Poland. Thanks to international collaboration, our Firm can offer legal assistance to Clients in most countries of the world, and for many years it has been coordinating legal services for foreign Clients based on a permanent partnership with leading law firms in the Central and Eastern Europe region (CEE Legal Hub). Our lawyers have the skills to provide services in English, French, German and Spanish.
We truly focus on the personal development of our Firm’s lawyers and we aid them in continuously improving their professional, business and management competence. Our Law Firm also supports pro bono work.
We are aware that innovation and emerging technologies are shaping the ways in which legal services are provided. Therefore, we are committed to creating and implementing innovative solutions that improve our performance and address the needs of our Clients.Show more +
Xawery Konarski is a legal expert with more than twenty years of experience in new technologies. He is a Senior Partner and co-founder of the Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners Law Firm, where he supervises the Technologies Media Telecommunications (TMT) Practice, coordinating projects in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe.
Xawery Konarski serves as Vice-President of the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT) as well as President of the New Technologies Law Association (SPNT). He also acts as a legal adviser to the Internet Adverstising Buerau Polska and the Polish Chamber of Insurance (PIU). Furthermore, he is a member of the Sectoral Council for Telecommunications and Cybersecurity.
As a legal expert, Xawery Konarski has participated in the legislative work on a number of laws in the field of new technologies. He is an arbitrator for the Arbitration Court for Internet Domains at the PIIT.
He is also a member of such organisations as the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the International Network of Privacy Law Professionals (INPLP), the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), and SABI-IOD (SABI Data Protection Officer Association).
Over the last fifteen years Xawery Konarski has been repeatedly recommended in Polish and international rankings of lawyers specialising in TMT and data protection (including Chambers Europe, Legal 500, and Rzeczpospolita).
He is the author of several academic publications in the field of new technologies and personal data protection law.
He teaches post-graduate courses the field of new technologies and personal data protection law.