Łukasz Chruściel

Attorney-at-law / Partner

Attorney-at-law, partner heading the firm’s Katowice office. He graduated from the University of Silesia in Katowice. He is a lecturer at the University of Silesia. One of the leading employment law experts in Poland. He has a longstanding experience in employment law and litigation. He is considered to be the leading Polish expert at legal issues related to the company social fund. He has authored a very highly valued commentary on that matter. He represented clients in numerous cases before the Polish  civil courts of all levels. On a number of occasions he represented the Clients in proceedings conducted before the Supreme Court. He specializes in social security, in particular disputes with ZUS (Polish Social Security Institution) also in employee court disputes regarding civil liability for damages arising out of death and injuries suffered in accidents, employee remuneration, discrimination and non-compete contracts. He has extensive experience with collective employment law, in particular relations with trade unions and collective labour disputes and employment agencies. Co-author of the labour code’s working time commentary. He is a regular contributor to top legal newspapers. He conducts employment law and social security training workshops. Recommended in the Legal 500 ranking as “responsive and friendly”.

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