Dr Radosław Wiśniewski advises on real estate transactions and represents clients in judicial and administrative proceedings involving real estate. He is involved in regulating the legal status of real estate. He represents clients in cases seeking damages involving construction and real estate development projects, loss of rights or reduction in value of real estate, and proceedings before administrative authorities and the administrative courts involving the legal status of real estate. He participates in legal due diligence of sites for development projects. He advises developers and banks financing real estate projects, involving analysis of the proper acquisition and risk of loss of title to property.
He also advises on inheritance, family and personal law, particularly in matters involving cross-border aspects and conflicts of laws. He has led cases before the Polish Constitutional Tribunal and the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, and has worked with international non-profit organisations handling the issue of restitution of unlawfully appropriated assets.
He heads the firm’s French Desk, serving francophone clients.
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
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