Rafał Godlewski

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Rafał Godlewski

Rafał Godlewski


Attorney-at-law and academic instructor involved in the study and practice of real estate transactions and construction projects

Dr Rafał Godlewski holds a PhD in law and an MSc in surveying and cartography.

He practises administrative and civil law, especially relating to real estate transactions, construction and zoning, and also the law of surveying and cartography. He advises on reprivatisation issues and the development of land covered by reprivatisation claims. He also represents clients in civil and administrative court proceedings, with a particular focus on issues involving real estate, construction law, and legal aspects of surveying, cartography, and information systems.

He has deep experience in real estate transactions, including financing aspects, with a particular emphasis on real estate acquisitions. He advises on commercialisation of office buildings and conduct of real estate development and infrastructure projects, including those involving foreign entities.

He joined Wardyński & Partners in 1998.

Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw

Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography, Warsaw University of Technology

British Law Centre, University of Warsaw

For many years he was a lecturer and researcher at the Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences at the Warsaw University of Technology. Currently he is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography at the Warsaw University of Technology, where he teaches and conducts research.

Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law

Public Administration Education Association (SEAP)

“Land and mortgage registers,” “Register of plots and buildings,” and “Merger and partition of real estate,” in H. Kisilowska (ed.), Real estate: Forms for documents and contracts, LexisNexis (4 editions, 2004–2013) (author of chapters)

“Collections of information about real estate” and “Administrative law aspects of reprivatisation,” in H. Kisilowska (ed.), Real estate: Leal issues, LexisNexis (6 editions, 2002–2011 (author of chapters)

“Construction and occupancy of structures,” in H. Kisilowska (ed.), Construction Law with real estate development contracts: Commentary, LexisNexis (2 editions, 2008 & 2010 (chapter author)

“Digitisation of public registers as a manifestation of the effects of civilisational transformations on public administration and administrative law, using the example of land and mortgage registers and the register of plots and buildings,” in P.J. Suwaj & J. Zimmermann (eds.), Effect of civilisational transformations on administrative law and public administration, Wolters Kluwer, Warsaw 2013 (chapter author)

“Legal aspects of the property information system in Poland” (2014) (doctoral dissertation)