HKLW Schweiz Kollektivgesellschaft

Piotr S. Wójtowicz, LL.M. (Cardozo School of Law New York)

Languages
German, English, Polish, French, Spanish
Consulting focuses
  • Focus Switzerland
  • Compliance
  • Capital Markets
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration

Vita

  • Admitted to the Bar inZurich/Schwtzerland since 2012
  • Admitted to the Bar in New York since 2018
  • Education and former activities
  • FINRA Arbitrator (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority), New York, United States (since 2019)
  • Of Counsel Pilgrim & Associates Arbitration, Law & Mediation LLC, New York, USA (2019-2021)
  • Deputy Delegate UNCITRAL WG II & WG III for the Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), New York, USA (2018 and 2019)
  • Pro Bono intern-lawyer U.S. District Court for the Southern District for New York, S.D.N.Y (2017 and 2018)
  • Teaching Assistant University of Zurich, Prof. F. Dasser Homburger AG Attorneys-at-Law, and Prof. U. Haas Chair for Civil Procedure and Private Law (2013-2021)
  • Ad hoc Clerk Court of Arbitration for Sport, Lausanne, Switzerland (2012-2016)
  • Associate and Junior Associate Wartmann & Merker Rechtsanwälte Zürich (2008-2013)
  • Court Clerk District Court VII Berne-Schlosswil (2008)
  • Junior Associate Noerr Warschau (2007 bzw. 2008)
  • LL.M. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, USA (2018)
  • Columbia University New York, Visiting Scholar International Arbitration (Prof. G. Bermann)
  • Master of Law University of Berne (2007)

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Publications

2021

“Better safe than sorry” – A company executing independent contracts with a common commercial nexus should rather provide for matching arbitration clauses than rely on the “group of contracts” doctrine
Revista, Brasileira de Alternative Dispute Resolution – RBADR, Belo Horizonte, ano 02, n. 04, jul./dec. 2020, pp. 225-232
Swiss International Arbitral Awards Before the Federal Supreme Court. Statistical
1989-2019, ASA Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2021, S. 7-47, Wolters Kluwer (und Vorauflagen), together with Felix Dasser

2020

How much Twitter is allowed for CAS arbitrators?
Comment on the landmark Swiss Federal, Supreme Court Decision Sun Yan v. WADA/FINA, 4A_318/2020 of Dec. 22, 2020

2019

How the Singapore Convention will enforce mediated settlement agreements across borders
Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation, Vol. 38, No. 1, December 2019, pp. S. 9-11, together with Franco Gaveard
A New Global ADR Star is Born: The Singapore Convention on Mediation
Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation, Vol. 37, No. 9, October 2019, pp. 141-144, together with Franco Gaveard
The Framework: The U.N.'s Working Group II Debates New Expedited Arbitration Rules
Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation, Vol. 37, No. 7, July 2019, pp. 99-102, together with Franco Gavear
How Uncitral's Working Group II on Arbitration Is Analyzing the Field to Help Expedited Processes
Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation, Vol. 37, No. 6, Juni 2019, pp. 90-92, together with Franco Gaveard
A Protocol for Being Heard: Invoking a New Right for an Open Arbitration Hearing in Europe
Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation, Vol. 37, No. 3, March 2019, pp. 39-41
You Will Be Heard: The European Court of Human Rights Clarifies the Arbitration Right to a Public Hearing
Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation, Vol. 37, No. 2, February 2019, pp. 27-32

2016

Sport Arbitration and Interim Measures – a Swiss Glance
Acta Iuris 3/2016 (15), pp. 169-189
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