Joanna Ostojska-Kołodziej, PhD

Advocate, Counsel

Joanna Ostojska-Kołodziej, PhD
+48 22 326 9600
+48 668 886 362

Joanna Ostojska-Kołodziej specializes in labor law and civil law, provides ongoing advice to corporate clients, drafts employment agreements, civil law agreements including management contracts and company deeds and policies.

She advises on employment restructuring and redundancy procedures, and advises employers in connection with the transfer of undertakings in whole or in part.

Joanna also has extensive experience in advising parties to court proceedings, develops litigation strategies and represents business entities and members of their governing bodies in litigation and mediation.

As a scholar, Joanna focuses on medical law: her doctoral dissertation titled “Judicial Change of Sex”, defended with distinction in Civil Law Institute at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw, concerned the legal aspects of transsexualism.

Joanna is an author of many publications concerning civil and labor law.

Languages: Polish, English

Membership: The Warsaw Bar of Advocates

Education: University of Warsaw, Faculty of Law and Administration (Master of Law, 2010); Karel de Grote Hogeschool Antwerpen (International Business Course, 2009); University of Warsaw, American Studies Center (2010); University of Warsaw, Faculty of Law and Administration (Ph.D. in Law, 2015)