Magdalena Papiernik-König

Advocate / Partner / Certified Legal Project Manager / Dispute Resolution

Magdalena Papiernik-König
+48 22 326 9600

Magdalena specializes in investment treaty arbitration, international commercial arbitration and high-value complex litigation.

She has over ten years’ experience advising and representing clients in dispute resolution and FIDIC contractual projects with an emphasis on the energy and natural resources, trade, infrastructure and construction industry sectors. Moreover, she supports clients in obtaining funds for financing disputes from litigation funders (third-party funding).

She has handled high-profile commercial and investment treaty arbitrations under all major institutional and UNCITRAL rules, seated in both civil and common law jurisdictions. Magdalena is also experienced in negotiations with governments often leading to successful settlements in investment treaty arbitrations.

As a Legal Project PractitionerTM, Magdalena applies legal project management (LPM) techniques to ensure efficiency and transparency in the allocation of resources and risks in dispute resolution processes.

She holds the Legal Process Improvement ProfessionalTM global certification, which she successfully applies to improve the efficiency of our internal processes, as well as the organisational and legal procedures of clients.

She frequently speaks at events devoted to arbitration in the CEE market and has authored numerous publications.

Languages: Polish, English

Membership: The Warsaw Bar of Advocates, International Institute of Legal Project Management

Education: Faculty of Law at The University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Arbitration and ADR Training Programme at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University, Project Management at the Warsaw School of Economics, Legal Project PractitionerTM and Legal Process Improvement ProfessionalTM global certifications from the International Institute of Legal Project Management

Recommendations: The Legal 500 EMEA in the field of Dispute Resolution, The Legal 500 Arbitration Powerlist CEE