Paweł Samborski is a partner in the disputes resolution practice of Baker McKenzie in the Warsaw office. He has handled disputes related to, inter alia, infrastructure, telecommunications, IT, JVs and M&A, and he has represented clients in proceedings under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce, and in ad hoc proceedings.
He is particularly focused on construction disputes, which he has handled for more than 15 years. He is experienced in representing international and local contractors, investors, designers and consultants in disputes relating to, inter alia, additional money and time, delay damages, defects, the termination of contracts and associated damages, bank guarantees, issues with subcontractors and intra-JV conflicts. Paweł worked on construction disputes resulting from projects developed in Poland, Romania and the Middle East.
Paweł holds a master’s degree from the Warsaw University, completed diploma studies at the University of Cambridge, studied Construction Law and Dispute Resolution at King’s College London, and completed the ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy. He is a member of the board of the Polish Arbitration Association; the arbitration committee of the Court of Arbitration at Polish business confederation Lewiatan; the King’s College Construction Law Association; and the Polish National Committee and CEEAG group of the ICC.
Paweł speaks regularly at conferences on international and domestic arbitration and construction disputes.
Paweł started his legal career in 2000 and worked as an associate in the disputes practice of CMS Cameron McKenna (2005–2011) and as a local partner in the international arbitration group of White & Case (2011–2019).