Radosław Wiśniewski

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Radosław Wiśniewski

Real estate, reprivatisation, and cross-border inheritance and family cases

Dr Radosław Wiśniewski handles proceedings for regulating the legal status of real estate. He represents clients in cases seeking damages against public and institutional entities. He advises on inheritance, family law and personal law, particularly in matters with foreign and conflict-of-laws elements. He is also experienced in cases seeking damages for personal injury, including medical malpractice.

He participates in legal analysis of real estate for development projects, examining investment risks of reprivatisation claims. He is experienced in conducting cases before the Polish Constitutional Tribunal and the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. As part of the firm’s pro bono activity, he cooperates on an ongoing basis with non-profit organisations involved in the issue of restitution of unlawfully taken property. He is a member of the firm’s French Desk serving francophone clients.

He joined Wardyński & Partners in 2013.

Doctorate with distinction, Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (2019)

Bachelor’s degree in Romance philology, Faculty of Humanities, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (2012)

Master en droit, School of Law, University of Clermont Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand (2011), as a holder of a French government scholarship (BGF)

Diploma with distinction, European Academy of Diplomacy, Warsaw (2010)

Master’s in law, Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (2010)

Diploma, School of American Law, Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, in conjunction with Chicago–Kent College of Law (2009)

Law studies under the Erasmus programme, Faculty of Law, Economy and Management, University of Orléans (2008)

Laureate of international competition “Habeas Corpus 2011” on litigation before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, and finalist in arbitration competition for adwokat trainees

In 2012–2013 he worked at the law firm Budzowska Fiutowski i Partnerzy Radcowie Prawni, where he gained experience in damages claims. He has held internships at other law firms in Poland, the Polish Embassy in Paris, and the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

Warsaw Bar Chamber

“A legal fiction for choice of law: A little-known but useful institution in cross-border inheritance cases” (co-author), 2020 Yearbook

“The concept of vacant succession and its interpretation in contemporary judicial and administrative proceedings,” In Principle. Legal Studies and Analyses 2019 vol. 1

“The influence of marital property regimes on estate planning in the EU,” 2019 Yearbook

Series of case-law commentaries on reprivatisation for Wolters Kluwer – LEX portal

Co-author of report on Poland in international research project, M. Bazyler (ed.), Immovable Property Restitution Study (European Shoah Legacy Institute, Brussels 2017)

“Child’s right to a surname in the European system of human rights protection,” in Prawa dziecka. Perspektywa publicznoprawna (Children’s rights: A public-law perspective), Bydgoszcz 2019

“The issue of subsequent decisions as a source of injury in Warsaw property cases in the context of affirmative obligations of a state-party to the European Convention on Human Rights,” in E. Gierach et al. (eds.), Odpowiedzialność majątkowa władzy publicznej (Financial liability of public authorities), Warsaw 2016

“Note on reprivatisation debate in judicial decisions,” in M. Pilich (ed.), Studia i analizy Sądu Najwyższego. Materiały naukowe. Tom III. Reprywatyzacja w orzecznictwie sądów. Materiały z konferencji naukowej (Supreme Court studies and analyses, Scientific materials, vol. 3. Reprivatisation in court decisions: Materials from scientific conference), Warsaw 2016