Barbara Jelonek-Jarco, PhD

At Kubas Kos Gałkowski since


Laureate of the Gazeta Prawna ranking

- Rising Stars 2012




Attorney-at-law. Participates in court disputes, including international cases, before state and arbitration courts. She is of counsel in numerous proceedings, including international arbitration proceedings, also BIT (Bilateral Investment Treaties) disputes. Many of these proceedings are of a precedential nature. She assists clients in strategic consultations and negotiations both at the stages preceding the commencement of court disputes and in their course, as well as in the litigation risk assessment. Entered on the list of Recommended Arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Confederation Lewiatan in Warsaw.

She conducts long-term projects in corporate and commercial matters. She represents one of the leading mobile phone operators in Poland in a dispute concerning compensation for damage caused by an act of unfair competition, with the value of the dispute of several hundred million PLN. Previously involved in court proceedings for one of the largest telecommunications companies in Europe in a dispute over the acquisition of control over a mobile operator. Within her practice, she has also conducted numerous administrative and court-administrative proceedings.

She also specialises in substantive civil law, company law and private commercial law, including agency and franchise agreements. An expert in the field of public credibility of land and mortgage registers. She has many years of experience in providing comprehensive services in investment processes, in particular in the area of real estate and developer processes, including strategic consultancy for foreign investors and capital groups in the field of real estate transactions – preparing real estate purchase and sale transactions, analysing their legal status and negotiating agreements, including lease agreements. Supervises the work of the real estate law desk at of Kubas Kos Gałkowski.

Holder of Deutsche Scholarship for International Legal Aid Cooperation e.V. Doctor of Law, Assistant Professor at the Jagiellonian University Chair of Civil Law at the Jagiellonian University. Author of articles, glosses, commentaries, and monographs on substantive and obligations law. Speaker at many conferences, including those devoted to real estate law. Laureate of the Gazeta Prawna – Rising Stars 2012 ranking.

Honors and Awards

  • Distinction in the Gazeta Prawna ranking - Rising Stars 2012


  • Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V. (DIS40)
  • International Association of Lawyers (UIA)
  • The Krakow Bar Association (ORA Kraków)
  • Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)



IRZ-Stiftung scholarship (Bonn, Frankfurt am Main)


entered onto the list of attorneys


PhD from Jagiellonian University


Master's degree: Law at the Faculty of Law of Administration at Jagiellonian University



Personal interests

art history, photography and film