Marek Malciak

At Kubas Kos Gałkowski since

2014

Contact

marek.malciak@kkg.pl

+48126194018

Languages

English

Experience

Attorney-at-law. Litigation and arbitration expert. Collaborates with teams predominantly involved in litigation and arbitration in civil, commercial, banking, energy, and unfair competition law. Within the scope of his practice to date, he has provided services to Polish and foreign clients, both at the stage of negotiations and at the stage of litigation (arbitration) and subsequent enforcement proceedings.

Expert in the Energy & Natural Resources Practice. Energy market functioning specialist. Author of articles (e.g. in the Nowa Energia publication) and speaker at energy law conferences (e.g. Future Energy Congress 2022). Involved in a number of multifaceted court proceedings on behalf of one of the largest energy industry groups in a dispute over long-term framework agreements concerning the sale of electricity and green certificates.

Has many years of experience in providing services to entities in the financial sector. Represented commercial banks at the pre-litigation stage (negotiations, calls for payment, requests for conciliation), at the stage of pre-litigation security proceedings, in litigation, both on the claimant's and defendant's side, as well as at the enforcement proceedings stage.

He prepared legal opinions for banks regarding the provisions of European and Polish banking law, as well as participated in settlement discussions with bank clients, including the preparation of court or out-of-court settlements. He also represented banks in criminal proceedings as an auxiliary prosecuting attorney (mainly in credit fraud cases).

He is a legal representative for several shareholders of one of the listed companies in a precedent-setting case for the payment of damages amounting in total to several million zlotys in connection with the provision of untrue, unreliable and incomplete information in the prospectus and current and periodic information, as well as the omission of material information. The basis for the claims being pursued is the provisions of the Act of 29 July 2005 on Public Offering, Conditions Governing the Introduction of Financial Instruments to Organised Trading, and Public Companies, as well as the Civil Code.

Honors and Awards

  • 1st rank at the local bar qualifiers of the National Oratorical Competition for Attorney Trainees (2017)
  • 3rd Rank in the Local Bar Qualifiers the for the National Oratorical Competition for Attorney Trainees (2017)
  • 1st Rank in the Best Statement of Claims Category in the 5th Edition of the Lewiatan Arbitration Competition (2016)

Membership

  • The Krakow Bar Association (ORA Kraków)

Education

since 2022

Postgraduate studies on the Banking conducted by the Warsaw School of Economics in Warsaw

2021

Postgraduate studies on the Functioning of the Energy Market conducted by the Warsaw School of Economics in Warsaw

2018

entry onto the list of attorneys

2016

ICC Arbitration and ADR Training Programme (ICC International Court of Arbitration and Centre for Coordination of Schools of Foreign Laws of Jagiellonian University)

2014

Master's degree: Law at the Faculty of Law of Administration at Jagiellonian (diploma with honours)

Personal interests

football, especially the English leagues, mountain trekking