Tomasz Wardyński, CBE, is an adwokat and founding partner of Wardyński & Partners.
He handles arbitration proceedings involving foreign and domestic entities. He also practises civil, commercial and competition law and has experience in negotiations on large public projects. He was one of the first lawyers in Poland to develop a practice in EU and competition law.
Tomasz Wardyński is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw (1970), the College of Europe, Bruges (1973), and the Institute of European Studies at the University of Strasbourg (1975). He was a visiting scholar at the American Bar Foundation (1985).
He has been in private law practice since 1979. In 1991–1996 he was a member of the Advisory Council on Privatisation to the Prime Minister of Poland. He is honorary legal adviser to Her Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador in Poland. In 2001 he was appointed Honorary Commander of the British Empire by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
From 2006 to 2009 he served as a member of the Arbitral Council of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce.
He is a member of the Arbitral Committee of the Court of Arbitration at the Confederation of Lewiatan. He is a listed arbitrator there and at the International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber in Vienna. He is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR and also serves as a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris.
He is a member of the American Counsel Association and the board of trustees of the Academy of European Law in Trier, Germany.
Tomasz Wardyński is a member of the Warsaw Bar. He is a member of the board of the Polish Arbitration Association. He is active in the International Bar Association, in particular its Legal Practice Division.
He is the co-author of Competition Law, published by LexisNexis in cooperation with Wardyński & Partners (Warsaw 2012).