Piotr S. Wójtowicz, LL.M. (Cardozo School of Law New York)
Piotr S. Wójtowicz, LL.M. (Cardozo School of Law New York) Zurich
+41 44 200 71-12
+41 44 200 71-01
p.wojtowicz@heuking.ch
Languages
German, English, Polish, French, Spanish

Practice Groups

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Litigation/Arbitration

Expertise

  • Focus Switzerland
  • Compliance
  • Capital Markets
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration

Vita

  • Admited to the Bar in Zurich/Schwitzerland 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)

Mitgliedschaften

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

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

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
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    • Swiss International Arbitral Awards Before the Federal Supreme Court. Statistical
      1989-2019, ASA Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2021, pp. 7-47, Wolters Kluwer (and previous editions), together with Felix Dasser
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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
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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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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2016
    • Sport Arbitration and Interim Measures – a Swiss Glance
      Acta Iuris 3/2016 (15), pp. 169-189
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2015
    • Labour Law and ADR in Switzerland – Selected Topics. Mediation, Arbitration and Collective Employment Contracts, Arbitrability of Labour Law Claims
      Themis Polska Nova 2015 / nr 1 (8), pp. 209-222
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2014
    • Neuerungen bei der Feststellungsklage nach Schweizer R
      ZZPInt 19 (2014), pp. 301-325, together with Ulrich Haas
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