Prof. Arkadiusz Sobczyk, Ph.D.

Prof. Arkadiusz Sobczyk, Ph.D.
attorney-at-law
managing partner

Cracow Office

An outstanding expert in labour law with broad experience in litigation and negotiations. Founder of the Law Firm and its Managing Partner since the year 2000. Besides his legal training he also has a degree in economics. One of the most active lawyers in interpretation of labour law in Poland.

Member of the Labour Law Codification Committee and Chairman of the team for development of the draft of the labour code. A legal counsel with extensive experience. Many times recognized in the renowned ranking of the Chambers and Partners as an “Eminent Lawyer.” Former presiding Judge.

Prof. Sobczyk has participated in two extensive and momentous projects concerning groups of several thousand employees relating to negotiating social packages, collective labour agreements, employee regulations, remuneration, transfers of work establishments, group redundancies, and outsourcing. Within his on-going law firm practice he provides legal services to business entities in employee-related matters. He prepares legal opinions on particularly complex legal issues.

He advises clients in taking strategic decisions concerning long-term programmes and business practices relating to labour law. He directly supports HR directors and management boards of capital companies, including international companies, in their decision-making process. He is considered to be a leading specialist in the issues of working time. He is an expert in the most complex legal issues.

Professor and lecturer at the School of Labour Law and Social Policy of the Jagiellonian University. A scholarship recipient at numerous foreign universities. Experienced trainer and presenter. Lecturer and examiner for lawyer traineeships.

Editor of one of the most recognized commentaries to the labour code. Author of the commentaries to the act on employment of temporary employees and to the act on employee councils.

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Practice areas
  • labour law
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  • Eminent Lawyer Chambers and Partners Europe 2017
  • Leading Individual Legal 500 Europe 2017
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