12 January 2015

The government has adopted the guidelines for the draft law on promoting ADR - BFP partner, attorney Benedykt Fiutowski, participated in the legislative work.

On January 7, 2015 the Council of Ministers has adopted the guidelines for the draft law on the promotion of amicable dispute resolution prepared by the Minister of Economy in cooperation with the Minister of Justice. The legislative work involved the contribution of the experts from Allerhand Institute (AI):

12 December 2014

GLOBAL LAW EXPERTS (GLE) – an international organization with a global reach granted Atty. Jolanta Budzowska with an exclusive expert status in the category of personal injury law.

Thus, Atty. Jolanta Budzowska was classified as a “Recommended Lawyer" and the law firm Budzowska Fiutowski and Partners, was appointed “Recommended Law Firm” in the area of personal injury law.

25 November 2014

Atty. Jolanta Budzowska has become the member of APIL, UK-based association of personal injury lawyers

Atty. Jolanta Budzowska has been admitted to APIL organisation (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers), based in Nottingham, United Kingdom. APIL is a not-for-profit campaign organisation, with more than 25 years of tradition, associating more than 3,800 member lawyers (mainly solicitors, barristers and legal executives), including lawyers from different jurisdictions.

21 October 2014

XIV European Traffic Law Days conference (9 – 10 October 2014, Luxembourg)

Ms Jolanta Budzowska, a partner in the law firm BUDZOWSKA FIUTOWSKI AND PARTNERS. Legal Counsels, has recently taken part in the fourteenth European Traffic Law Days – an recurring international conference, this time around held in Luxembourg on 9 – 10 October 2014.

08 July 2014

The European Lawyers’ Association (UAE) about punitive damages [06.2014]

On 24 – 26 June, 2014, a legal counselor from our law firm, Ms. Karolina Kolary, was present during the congress organized by the European Lawyers’ Association (UAE) in Vienna. The congress’ subject was “Punitive damages and collective actions in Europe”.

03 April 2014

Att. Jolanta Budzowska has been appointed a member of the Commission on Human Rights, established by the National Council of Legal Advisers. Rzeczpospolita 19.03.2014

Pursuant to the resolution of the National Council of Legal Advisers as of 14 March 2014, there was established the Commission on Human Rights, as a standing committee of the National Council of Legal Advisers, composed of 9 persons. Its main objectives are as follows: • to act on behalf of legal counsels in the area of promoting universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms;

27 February 2014

Favourable judgment of the Court of first instance regarding the case of more than 50 million PLN worth value of the dispute [January 2014]

On 21 January 2014 the Regional Court in Koszalin upheld the position of the law firm Budzowska Fiutowski and Partners representing one of the Polish banks and dismissed the lawsuit in a case where the amount in dispute was over 50 million PLN. The Court shared the standpoint of Att. Benedykt Fiutowski, the bank’s representative, who argued the groundlessness of the opponent’s claims. The opponent sought, inter alia, the cancellation of the credit agreement concluded with the bank and the banking executive titles issued in connection therewith.

10 February 2014

Att. Jolanta Budzowska’s lecture at the conference “Arbitration and Mediation in Theory and Practice”, Nowy Tomyśl, 28 March 2014

On 28 March 2014, Att. Jolanta Budzowska will deliver a lecture at the Conference organised by the Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce in Nowy Tomyśl. The Conference devoted to the issue of “The use of ADR in selected sectors of the economy” is a part of a series of conferences having as its subject theoretical and practical aspects of Arbitration and Mediation. Att. Jolanta Budzowska will give a lecture on “Mediation in the cases involving medical negligence: possibilities and limitations”.

03 February 2014

Budzowska, Fiutowski & Partners is the official partner of the contest organized by the European Law Students’ Association ELSA Kraków [28 January 2014]

This year’s National Competition to Draft Notes on the Findings of the Supreme Court, the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Administrative Court is organized for the seventeenth time. This prestigious project of ELSA Poland is gaining support from the most popular entities, organizations and legal institutions in Poland. Every year the competition enjoys the interest of many law students at the Jagiellonian University and Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University College. The participants wish to test their knowledge and skills that prove to be of use in the legal profession.

03 February 2014

Budzowska Fiutowski and Partners has been registered in the database of good practices of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) [28 January 2014 ]

Budzowska Fiutowski and Partners has been included in the list of firms that have been awarded the status of implementing the so-called good practices. This will be shown in the official report “Responsible Business in Poland 2013. Good practices” which will be published and officially announced during CSR Fairs on April 1, 2014. Good practices of BFP which were officially declared were the activities for Jasiek Mela Foundation BEYOND HORIZONS, consisting in the support and legal assistance for the Foundation and its beneficiaries. (http://pozahoryzonty.org/)