dr PAWEŁ LITWIŃSKI
Advocate and partner at the law firm Barta Litwiński Kancelaria Radców Prawnych i Adwokatów, member of the European Data Protection Board Support Pool of Experts. Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Silesia in Katowice, the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, the Jagiellonian University School of American Law, and also the Catholic University of America and Columbus School of Law, Washington.
Formerly member of the European Commission Multistakeholder expert group to support the application of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) and of the Council at Council for Digitization, Ministry of Digitalization. Possesses multiyear experience in the implementation of projects associated with personal data protection, law of new technologies and telecommunications law. Has represented both polish and foreign entrepreneurs during proceedings before regulatory authorities, in particular has a vast experience in litigations involving President of the Personal Data Protection Office (formerly Inspector General for Personal Data Protection) and judical proceedings resulting from such litigations. Recommended in Polish and international rankings of lawyers specialising in data protection (Chambers&Partners, Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, GDR 100, Rzeczpospolita, Polityka Insight).
Paweł Litwiński has authored and co-authored several publications in the academic and popular press on personal data protection law, new technologies law, and telecommunications law, including commentary on the GDPR, on the Polish 2018 Act on Personal Data Protection and selected Polish specific data protection legislation (CH Beck, 2021), commentary on the GDPR (CH Beck, 2017), commentary on the Polish 2018 Act on Personal Data Protection (CH Beck, 2018) and on the Polish 1997 Act on Personal Data Protection (CH Beck, 2009, II edition 2013, III edition 2015, IV edition 2016), a monograph entitled “Personal Data Protection in General Administrative Proceedings” (Ochrona danych osobowych w ogólnym postępowaniu administracyjnym), (2009), and also “Internet Law” (Prawo Internetu) (2004, 2007), “Advertising and Promotion Law” (Prawo reklamy i promocji) (LexisNexis 2007), the monograph “Electronic media – contemporary legal problems” (Media elektroniczne – współczesne problemy prawne) (2016), “Privacy v. transparency. Summary of the last 25 years and future prospects” (Prywatność a jawność. Bilans 25-lecia i perspektywy na przyszłość) (2016), “Personal Data Protection. Current Problems and New Challenges” (Ochrona danych osobowych. Aktualne problemy i nowe wyzwania) (2007), Personal Data Protection in Poland from the Point of View of the Decade” (Ochrona danych osobowych w Polsce z perspektywy dziesięciolecia) (2007), and “Electronic Contract Law” (Prawo umów elektronicznych) (2006). He is a lecturer at postgraduate studies at several Polish universities.