Michał Bobrzyński


bobrzynski  at  c-law.org

Michał Bobrzyński is Secretary of the Editorial Board of the HUK Law Quarterly. He has been actively involved in all Centrum C-Law.org activities from its very beginning. From April 2005 until January 2008 Michał worked on pro bono basis as the Office Manager of Centrum C-Law.org.

Michał studied law at the Jagiellonian University of Cracow with focus on private, corporate and business law and received his first law degree with honors in 2005 (graduation in the top 5% of the class). His master thesis prepared under the supervision of Professor Jerzy Pisuliński was devoted to the financial collateral. At the Jagiellonian University Michał received also additional diplomas of the School of German Law (lectures by professors of the University of Heidelberg and University of Mainz) (the best graduation in the year 2003), the School of Austrian Law (lectures by professors of the University of Vienna), and the American Law Program (lectures by professors of the Columbus Law School, Washington DC).

In the course of his studies he was awarded a prestigious merit scholarship from the Rector of the Jagiellonian University. In 2004 Michał qualified to he final round of the Primus in primis competition for the best law student in Poland

Following his graduation Michał has started working on his doctoral thesis “Das Irreführungsverbot im Europäischen Kapitalmarktrecht” (“The Prohibition of the Misleading Conduct in European Capital Market Law”) under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Peter-Christian Müller-Graff at the Institute of German and European Corporate and Business Law of the University of Heidelberg (within the European Doctoral College). Michał has also been working as a researcher and teaching assistant for the Polish-German Centre for Banking Law at the Jagiellonian University. He has published articles on company and bankruptcy law (both in Polish and German) and coauthored two books (in German). He lectures Polish property law at the Jagiellonian University and European and Polish securities regulation at the Ternopil National Economic University in the Ukraine. His scientific interest revolve around private law, bankruptcy law, corporate law and financial regulation and Michał also gives occasional lectures at seminars and conferences on these subjects.

During his studies Michał worked as a paralegal for the major Cracow law firm SPCG and as a legal assistant in the Private Law Section of the Legal Clinic at the Jagiellonian University. Following his graduation he did an internship at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt am Main and was subsequently offered a consultancy contract with the ECB’s Legal Services. Michał is also a trainee attorney at the Cracow Bar Chamber.

In August 2008 Michał will commence LL.M. studies at Harvard Law School, after which he plans to sit for the New York State Bar Examination.

Michał speaks Polish (mother tongue) and is fluent in English and German.

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