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Francesca
Velaj

Associate

poland


Associate
poland

00-107 Warsaw
ul. Próżna 9
T: +48 22 223 09 00
F: +48 22 223 09 02
office.poland@schoenherr.eu


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legal areas & industries

corporate & reorganisations | mergers & acquisitions | venture capital | capital markets | finance & corporate finance | financial institutions

with schoenherr since

2021

education

District Bar Association of Warsaw, Advocate trainee, Warsaw/Poland (2015-2017)
Institute of Civil Law at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw, Full-time PhD student, Warsaw/Poland (2013-2019)
University of Warsaw, Warsaw/Poland (Master of Law, summa cum laude, 2013)

work experience

International Law Firm, Associate, Warsaw/Poland (2020)
International Law Firm, Associate, Warsaw/Poland (2017-2019)
Faculty of Law of Sapienza University of Rome, Research work, Rome/Italy (2014-2016)
National Law Firms, Lawyer, Warsaw/Poland (2012-2013)
Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, Trainee, Warsaw/Poland (2010-2011)

languages

Polish, English, Italian, Albanian, Spanish, German

academic publications

  • Author of numerous publications in Polish, English, Italian and Spanish on civil and commercial law

Author in monographs:

  • Performance of work under a fixed-term contract – current legal status and proposed changes, Warsaw 2015
  • Introduction to legal protection of competition, Warsaw 2015

Articles in significant legal journals:

  • Consumer protection in Poland and in the European Union. Improvement of the legal situation of consumers on the market through the consolidation of Polish consumer law, Olsztyn 2015
  • Aspects of consumer law in Italy, Warsaw 2014
  • The incorporation of Directive 1999/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 May 1999 on certain aspects of the sale of consumer goods and associated guarantees into the Polish consumer sales system, Warsaw 2013
  • Transfer of rights and obligations in commercial partnerships, Warsaw 2013

Post-conference publications:

  • Legal ethics and disciplinary responsibility in legal professions, Warsaw 2013