attorney-at-law, senior counsel
Advice, particularly regulatory, for the life science sector, sales networks and financial institutions
Dr Ewa Butkiewicz advises financial institutions on regulatory matters and on services provided by financial clients. She advises on all aspects of the practice of the Polish banking regulator, as well as issues connected with currency markets and money laundering. She participates in preparing terms and conditions for provision of various banking services (including consumer banking) and in the area of regulation of outsourcing and electronic payment instruments. She advises international clients on cash-pooling structures.
She advises on projects involving sales networks.
She developed the firm’s Life Science practice. She advises clients from this sector on regulatory and commercial issues involving pharmaceuticals, foods, dietary supplements, medical devices and cosmetics.
She drafts and advises on contracts for conducting clinical trials and advises on issues of liability for clinical trials. She advises on matters involving legal protection of innovative medicines. She represents clients from the pharmaceutical and food sector in administrative and civil disputes, including patent disputes.
She joined Wardyński & Partners as counsel in 2003, and was a partner in 2004–2014.
Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law
International Bar Association, Banking Law Committee Member of the Advisory Board (Past Co-Chair)
Lex Mundi, Health Care and Life Sciences Group (Chair-Emeritus)
Expert Board of the Polish Council for Supplements and Nutritional Foods (KRSiO) (member)
Polish Arbitration Association (PSSP) (vice president)
Arbitrator, Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce
Arbitrator, Lewiatan Court of Arbitration
Who’s Who Legal 2020, Banking, Life Sciences
LMG Life Sciences 2015, Regulatory Law (medical/pharmaceutical)
Best Lawyers® 2014, Banking and Finance
“Rating of food companies: An additional benefit from inspections?,” 2020 Yearbook
“Nicotine: A difficult subject for lawmakers,” 2019 Yearbook
“Better safe than sorry”, 2018 Yearbook
“Set-off law and practice: An international handbook” (chapter update on Polish law), Oxford University Press, 2017
“International encyclopedia of agency and distribution agreements” (IEADA) (chapter update on Polish law), Wolters Kluwer, 2017
“International banking law and regulation” (chapter update on Polish law), Center for International Legal Studies, 2017
“You can—and should—demand that your case be resolved” (co-author), 2017 Yearbook
“Consumer knowledge or producer expense: Where to place the accent in food law?” 2016 Yearbook
“Cross-border telemedicine: A distant vision or the immediate future?” 2015 Yearbook
“Compensatory payments also for distributors?” 2014 Yearbook