• Litigation
  • Agricultural law
  • Environmental law
  • Cooperatives law
  • Corporate and commercial law
  • Civil law
  • Criminal law
  • Collection of receivables
  • Construction law
  • Copyright and internet law
  • Intellectual property law

Advocate / Legal adviser / Partner

rostafinski@prokurent.com
Jan Rostafiński is a partner at Prokurent and has been affiliated with the firm continuously since 1998. He specializes in civil, commercial and real estate law, particularly matters concerning housing cooperatives and real estate development and construction.

He has many years of experience providing ongoing legal advice and handling individual legal projects for businesses and residential cooperatives. He is also an active litigator.

He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw and a postgraduate course on EU-funded projects at the University of Finance and Management (WSFiZ) in Warsaw. He is an advocate and legal adviser and also completed a judicial traineeship.

Education

2004 – completed postgraduate studies at the University of Finance and Management in Warsaw – legal consultant on EU-funded projects
1983 – admitted to the practice of law as an advocate
1978 – appointed district court judge
1976 – admitted to the practice of law as a legal adviser
1970 – M.A., Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw

Professional experience
  • 1998 – date advocate and legal adviser, partner in the law firm now known asMakuliński Moczydłowski Rostafiński Włodawiec Kancelaria Radców Prawnych i Adwokatów Prokurent sp. partnerska
  • 1983 – 1998 advocate in group practice and solo practice in Warsaw
  • 1978 – 1984 judge delegated to the Polish Ministry of Justice, secretary to the Minister of Justice and head of department at the Minister’s Office
  • 1976 – 1978 practice as legal adviser
  • 1973 – 1976 Assistant to the Chairman of the Chamber of Labour and Social Insurance, Polish Supreme Court
  • 1972 – 1975 judicial traineeship at the Warsaw Province Court
  • 1970 – 1972 work in the organizational department of an industry association
Recent experience
  • Legal services for commercial entities, such as Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A., Junimex Development sp. z o.o., A.J. Miniewski sp. j., Pointe Scientific Polska sp. z o.o. and Unikkon Integral sp. z o.o., residential cooperatives, such as SM Bródno and SBM Politechnika, and other entities, such as the Food Crafts Guild, involving ongoing legal and organizational advice, drafting corporate documents, contracts and internal regulations, and representing the clients before courts and administrative authorities.
  • Representing individuals and businesses before the state courts, particularly in cases involving the Cooperatives Law, real estate transactions and other real estate issues (e.g. reprivatization issues related to the “Bierut Decree” of 1945), construction law and the real estate development process. He has led hundreds of cases, including matters with a great amount in dispute and of great significance for the client’s business.

 

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