Łukasz Lasek

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Łukasz Lasek

Łukasz Lasek handles judicial and arbitration cases, particularly involving new technologies and intellectual property rights.

He represents clients in cases conducted under the rules of the ICC Court of International Arbitration, the Lewiatan Court of Arbitration, and the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce.

He is a certified mediator at the Mediation Centre at the Polish Bar Council, as well as a solicitor in England and Wales (not currently practising in that jurisdiction).

He also represents clients in criminal cases, particularly involving white-collar crimes, and acts in pro bono cases.

He joined Wardyński & Partners in 2012.

Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (2011, with distinction), including programme in US law at the American Law Center (in conjunction with the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law, 2010) and programme in English and European law at the British Law Centre (in conjunction with the University of Cambridge, 2011)

Indiana University Maurer School of Law (2012)

His master’s thesis, “Limitations on access to medicines as a (side?) effect of patent protection,” won first prize in the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights competition for the best master’s thesis on human rights.

Warsaw Bar Chamber

Law Society of England and Wales

Human Rights Committee, Polish Bar Council

The Legal 500 EMEA 2020, White-Collar Crime

“When Facebook blocks content” (co-author), 2020 Yearbook

“Protection of whistleblowers” (co-author), 2019 Yearbook

“Clinical trial fraud” (co-author), 2019 Yearbook

“Collapse of cryptocurrency exchanges: Legal protection of users” (co-author), 2017 Yearbook

“Pay me my lodging allowance for spending the night in my sleeper cab” (co-author), 2015 Yearbook

Dawn raid policy: why your company should consider adopting one Reports We explain what a dawn raid is, what to look for when creating a procedure for handling dawn raids, and the universal elements that should be included in every policy regarding unannounced inspections of corporate premises. Dawn raid policy: why your company should consider adopting one Changes in civil procedure Reports An overhaul of Polish civil procedure was published on 6 August 2019. The amending act partly entered into force on 21 August, but most of the new rules apply from 7 November. What can we say so far about the new rules, what should be expected, and what are the worries? Changes in civil procedure Questioning in criminal proceedings: a guide for businesses and business employees Reports Clients often consult us when they or their employees are summoned for questioning. In many cases, they do not know why they have been summoned. They ask how they can find out what the case is about, how questioning is conducted, and what are their rights and obligations. They are unsure whether an attorney can […] Questioning in criminal proceedings: a guide for businesses and business employees BEC Frauds Reports Cybersecurity guide on how to shield against BEC attacks. As spoofed emails spread across all industries, Łukasz Lasek, Jakub Barański and Bartosz Troczyński, explain possible preventive measures and legal remedies. BEC (Business email compromise) is a cyber-facilitated fraud where culprits send spoofed emails fraudulently impersonating an individual or company to deceive the recipient into disposing […] BEC Frauds Search of business premises and seizure of items Reports Nearly 40 questions and answers about searches of business premises. When can a search be conducted? Who decides on a search? What to look for in the documents authorising the search? Can you refuse to allow law enforcement to enter the premises? Do you have to turn over your computer password? Can you make a […] Search of business premises and seizure of items Innovations Books The series of publications marking the 30th anniversary of Wardyński & Partners offers a concise cross-section of texts summarising and synthesising our first 30 years of practice. Drawing from our experiences, we present visions and solutions for the future. The second volume is focused on innovations. Innovations Disputes Books The series of publications marking the 30th anniversary of Wardyński & Partners offers a concise cross-section of texts summarising and synthesising our first 30 years of practice. Drawing from our experiences, we present visions and solutions for the future. The first volume is devoted to dispute resolution. Disputes Rzeczpospolita report Making sense of blockchain, tokens and cryptocurrencies The report by Rzeczpospolita daily Making sense of blockchain, tokens and cryptocurrencies (Blockchain, tokeny, kryptowaluty – jak to ugryźć) was prepared entirely by our lawyers. The Polish publication contains a set of eleven articles on such issues as legal problems with regulating blockchain technology, tax aspects of cryptocurrencies, and doubts connected with the General Data […] Rzeczpospolita report Making sense of blockchain, tokens and cryptocurrencies