Adwokat with nearly 40 years of experience; international arbitration and disputes; founding partner of Wardyński & Partners
Tomasz Wardyński CBE is the 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 law and competition law.
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. In 2001 he was appointed Honorary Commander of the British Empire by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
He is a member of the Commission on Arbitration and ADR at the International Chamber of Commerce. 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 listed arbitrator at the Lewiatan Court of Arbitration, at the International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber in Vienna, and at the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (1970)
College of Europe, Bruges (1973)
Institute of European Studies, University of Strasbourg (1974–1975)
Scholar, American Bar Foundation (1985)
Warsaw Bar Chamber
Polish Arbitration Association
International Bar Association (Legal Practice Division)
American Bar Association
American Counsel Association
The Legal 500 EMEA (2019 -2020), Dispute Resolution
Chambers Europe (2011 – 2020), Dispute Resolution
Chambers Global (2013- 2021), Dispute Resolution
Who’s Who Legal 2021, Arbitration (Thought Leaders)
Expert Guides 2015, Commercial Arbitration, Corporate Governance, Litigation
Best Lawyers® 2014, Arbitration and Mediation, Corporate, Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Project Finance and Development
Law firm management strategies for the 21st century (co-author), Globe Business Publishing, London 2013
“Competition advocacy as a tool supporting competition law,” 2011 Yearbook