Szymon Kubiak

Szymon Kubiak

Legal adviser, partner

Wardyński & Partners


Szymon Kubiak, PhD, is a legal adviser, a partner and a member of the Employment Law Practice.

He handles individual and collective Polish and European labour law and outsourcing. He has long-term experience in employment restructuring, including outsourcing and group dismissals in complex and cross-border employee transfers (including transfers of enterprises and parts of enterprises) and provides ongoing advice on atypical and flexible forms of employment and employment of temporary workers. He also advises on issues associated with social packages and in creating and implementing legal compliance programmes, and carries out due diligence of companies.

Szymon Kubiak graduated with distinction from the Faculty of Law and Administration at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, where he completed his doctorate with a thesis on atypical and flexible employment. He earned an LL.M. at Harvard Law School.

He has authored numerous publications on employment and European law and lectures at the Department of Labour Law and Social Policy at Jagiellonian University. He is involved in the Strategic Litigation Programme at the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights on a pro bono basis. He is a member of the board of the European Forum of the International Bar Association, the European Employment Lawyers Association, the Employee and Labour Relations Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Poland, the Association of Seniors of the European Law Students Association, and the Ivy Poland Foundation.