Jakub's clients value his ability to create unique legal solutions in interdisciplinary business projects.
Jakub is Counsel in our Banking & Finance practice, based in Warsaw.
Jakub has been advising clients since 2004, specialising the financial sector. His clients include global financial groups, the largest Polish banks, insurance companies, factoring and leasing entities and payment institutions.
He has experience of implementing recent key regulatory changes on the financial market, including MIFID, PSD, EMIR, insurance guidelines and recommendations of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority together with creating and implementing unique solutions, such as awarded insurance products, co-insurance agreements for retail products, as well as launching Polish bank branches in EU countries.
Jakub advises clients including insurance companies and national payment institutions with authorisation procedures before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority; implementing innovative IT solutions such as mobile apps and core IT systems; and negotiations and litigation involving complex financial instruments such as derivatives, unit-linked products and options for managers.
He has previously worked as the head of legal and compliance departments in insurance companies, and as a data protection officer, in-house legal counsel, as well as an external attorney.
He is the author of numerous articles and has conducted training courses relating to the financial sector.
Jakub graduated from Warsaw University, Faculty of Law and Administration, and also completed studies at the Center for American Legal Studies co-organised by the University of Florida, and is a member of the Warsaw Bar Association, and has passed a judge exam.
He works in Polish and English.