Emilia Barabasz Attorney

Emilia started gathering experience in Kaczor Klimczyk Pucher Wypiór Law Firm in 2004 and established her own law office in Warsaw in 2010. She has been a member of the District Bar Association in Warsaw since 2009, and passed the bar exam in 2012. Her practice centres on copyright and related rights, law of obligations, non-profit sector issues and public procurement. She advises cultural institutions, authors, artists and other entities active in the fields of culture, art and science.

A graduate of Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw, Emilia’s MA thesis in human rights was supervised by Professor Mirosław Wyrzykowski and was defended in 2004. Simultaneously, she earned her BA at the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism at the University of Warsaw, with a specialization in European integration. She graduated with honours under the supervision of Professor Zofia Sokolewicz.

Emilia is a member of the Women’s Affairs Workgroup (Zespół ds. Kobiet przy Naczelnej Radzie Adwokackiej) at the Polish Bar Council and a Secretary of the Human Rights Group at the District Bar Council in Warsaw. She provides pro bono services for the Polish Society of Anti-Discrimination Law.

She is a co-author of a report “Analysis and assessment of legislative actions of the Republic of Poland’s authorities in the period from the beginning of the Sejm VIII (i.e. November 12, 2015) until the end of 2017, in terms of their compliance with the Constitution of the Republic of Poland of 2 April 1997.”

She teaches copyright and related rights at the New Theatre Practices Lab at SWPS University in Warsaw.

She works in Polish and English.

Marcjanna Dębska Attorney

Marcjanna is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw and of Postgraduate Studies of Criminal Fiscal Law and of Commercial Law at Jagiellonian University. She has been a member of the District Bar Association in Warsaw since 2009. Marcjanna completed her attorney apprenticeship under the supervision of attorney Michał Plisecki.

Marcjanna acquired professional experience in the Regional Court in Warsaw as a judicial assistant and in several law offices, including with Kancelaria Prawna Prawa Międzynarodowego Paluch i Wspólnicy, Kancelaria Radców Prawnych Pawlak & Kiełczewski and with Kancelaria Adwokacja Hanny Gajewskiej-Kraczkowskiej.

Marcjanna is active in local government. She has been a member of the Legal Education Commission at the Polish Bar Council since 2014 and has held the post of the commission’s secretary since 2017. She was also elected by the Assembly of the District Bar Council in Warsaw as the judge of the District Bar Council in Warsaw Disciplinary Court for the term 2016-2020. She represented the Bar Council as a delegate for the National Bar Meeting in Kraków in 2017. She teaches bar ethics to trainee attorneys.

Lukasz Bucki Trainee attorney

First-year trainee attorney at the District Bar Association in Warsaw.

Graduated in law from the University of Warsaw and in European Law (LL.M.) from the University of Amsterdam.

Martyna Krzysztofińska Lawyer

Antonina Dębska Paralegal