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Agnieszka Wachowska

Attorney-at-law, Partner,

Warsaw
agnieszka.wachowska@traple.pl
Agnieszka is an attorney-at-law with more than ten years’ experience in working on IT projects. At TKP, Agnieszka is part of the TMT practice, and is head of the IT, Telecommunications, and Public Procurement law team. Her practice focus is IT law and new technologies law issues. Since beginning her legal career, she has advised IT sector companies, including state institutions, on IT law and public tenders for IT deliverables and services, and also on cybersecurity and copyright. Agnieszka is also responsible for advising telecommunications operators on their operations and on telecommunications law.

Agnieszka has worked on more than one hundred projects involving drafting and negotiating IT contracts, such as implementation (using Waterfall and Agile models), maintenance and development, hosting, licensing, and SaaS, PaaS and IaaS contracts, or for instance cloud computing contracts. She is experienced in advising on and managing IT contract performance disputes and representing clients in IT court litigation cases. Agnieszka has worked on numerous large and all-embracing IT contract due diligence projects, including verifying the scope of software licensing and options for transfer of software to the cloud. She advises on innovation and IT infrastructure and telecommunications development projects realized using EU funds and state aid, including strategic projects concerning construction and operation of broadband networks.

Agnieszka is an ICT law PIIT expert, and is part of a working group attached to the President of the Public Procurement Office. She played a role, as a representative of the PIIT, in drawing up new recommendations regarding public contracts for IT systems, and is a member and founder of the New Technologies Law Association, made up of lawyers specializing in TMT. She is a member of the New Technologies Law Association IT working group presidium, and the Warsaw Bar Association LegalTech Committee. Agnieszka is a member of ITechLaw and IR Global international lawyer networks, where she is the exclusive TMT representative from Poland.

Agnieszka has been singled out as a TMT lawyer in the prestigious lawyer rankings Chambers and Partners (Up and Coming) and the Legal 500 (Next Generation Partner).

Agnieszka is highly active in training and education and has spoken at prestigious IT and public procurement conferences, including the Advanced Threat Summit and the H@ck Summit, and events organized by Puls Biznesu. Agnieszka lectures on IT law and new technologies law on the Warsaw Bar Association bar examination course, the postgraduate new technologies law course, and on public procurement at the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She coordinates the student and graduate scheme TKP Academy – Student Program. Agnieszka has authored numerous trade and academic publications.

Agnieszka studied at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University, and won a scholarship for the Law and Technology program at Universiteit van Tilburg in the Netherlands. Agnieszka is registered as an attorney-at-law with the Warsaw Bar Association.

She speaks fluent English.
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