Eligiusz Krześniak


Arbitration; Telecommunications and media; Energy and Utilities; Intellectual Property; Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity, Sports Law


University of Wroclaw, Dr. Hab., 2017

University of Wroclaw, Ph.D., 2002

University of Wroclaw, LL.M., 1998

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, 1997

State University of North Carolina, 1996

Philips Universität Marburg, 1994

Overview of professional experience

  • Eligiusz Krześniak is the managing partner of the Warsaw office of a global law firm – Squire Patton Boggs and Professor and head of the Department of Commercial Law of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Lazarski University in Warsaw, where he teaches business and arbitration law.
  • Prof. Krześniak is also the President of the Polish Arbitration Association.
  • He is listed among recommended arbitrators by leading Polish (KIG, Lewiatan) and international (CAS in Lausanne, Switzerland and Qatar Sports Arbitration Tribunal in Doha, Qatar) arbitration institutions.
  • For years, he has been featured in such rankings as Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 as one of the leading lawyers in Poland and internationally.


  • Acting as arbitrator in numerous arbitration cases in proceedings under the KIG and Lewiatan Rules.
  • Acting as arbitrator in numerous arbitration cases under the CAS Rules (Lausanne, Switzerland) and in ad hoc arbitration.

Representing clients in numerous arbitration cases in proceedings under the ICC, SCC, CAS, KIG, Lewiatan Rules as well as in ad hoc arbitration.