Michał Subocz | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Michal Subocz
Michal Subocz

Michał Subocz

Local Partner, Warsaw

T +48 22 50 50 100

E msubocz@whitecase.com

Overview

Michał Subocz heads the Firm's Dispute Resolution practice in Poland.

Michał Subocz focuses on dispute resolution before arbitration and common courts. His main area of practice is construction disputes. He has advised and represented major international and domestic construction companies in disputes related to their projects in Poland. The projects – mostly under FIDIC – concerned infrastructure, commercial centers, roads tunnels, stadiums, etc.

Prior to joining White & Case, he worked for a global law firm and at the legal department of the National Bank of Poland.

He is a member of the Polish Arbitration Association, the Poland-Japan Economic Committee, as well as an arbitrator in the Arbitration Court at the Polish Confederation of Private Employers (Lewiatan).

Michał trained in the US at the Minnesota General Prosecutor's Office in Saint Paul, in the finance department, as well as in an international brokerage house.

Bars and Courts

  • Legal Adviser, Regional Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw

Education

  • LLM, University of Leuven
  • Master's Degree, Warsaw University, Faculty of Law and Administration

Languages

  • Polish
  • English

Experience

Advising a municipal company in a dispute with the general contractor of a transportation investment project before the Arbitration Court at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Representing an international construction company in a series of disputes with the investor before the Arbitration Court at the ICC.

Advising a Finnish energy company in arbitration proceedings related to a construction dispute.

Representing a Polish construction company in litigation cases concerning an infrastructural projects.

Representing a global trade concern in a number of disputes concerning contracts in Poland.

Awards & Recognition

For the last several years, Michał has been recommended by Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 EMEA in the Dispute Resolution category. This year, he is also recommended in the same category by Chambers Global.