Iga Szwast specializes in a broad range of new technologies law issues, while her main focus is issues related to personal data protection law, privacy protection, and access to public information. She advises entities and institutions in the public and private sectors, based in Poland and elsewhere.
Prior to joining the Law Firm, Iga worked in a Polish leading law firm, where she assisted Clients, including German-speakers, on issues related to personal data protection law, consumer law, and company law. She completed an internship at a major telecommunications company in Germany, where she was on the Personal Data Protection Team, COMPETITION LAW TEAM, and Corporate Governance Team.
Iga is the author of academic publications concerning personal data protection law, competition and consumer protection law, and EU law. She speaks at conferences, seminars and training organized in Poland and elsewhere.
Iga is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw (summa cum laude), holds a PhD in law (University of Warsaw), and is a graduate of LL.M. studies in Law and Economics at the Utrecht University (summa cum laude).. During her studies, Iga attended the Faculty of Law at the Humboldt University in Berlin on a one-year scholarship. She also completed German Law Studies organized by the University of Warsaw in cooperation with the University of Bonn. She delivered her doctoral thesis at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw. In her dissertation, Iga examined the influence of data on the assessment of abuse of a dominant position by Internet platforms. She lectures in European Union law at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw.
She is fluent in English and German, including in legal language, and speaks Spanish.