Rafał Klimek specializes in civil, administrative and copyright protection law, with a focus on assisting in the investment process and real property trade. He has many years’ experience in court proceedings before administrative bodies, courts, and arbitration tribunals. In particular, he represents investors in matters of legality of planning decisions, litigation relating to implementation of investments, and in issues related to copyright infringement in the investment process. He advises on acquisition of real property, obtaining decisions prior to proceeding with the investment process, and creation of corporate structures intended for the optimization of investment projects. At the Firm, he oversees the Real Property, Construction Projects and Reprivatisation Team, and is also involved in the work of the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration and Economic Law and Corporate Consultancy Teams.
He works as an expert in a parliamentary team that deals with ownership relationships.
He provides training sessions on due diligence of real property and copyright to design documentation. He took part in a televised debate on the Restitution Bill. He authored the publication “Dyskusyjne problemy przedawnienia roszczeń” in the quarterly “Kwartalnik Prawa Prywatnego”, and co-authored the article “Instytucja gospodarczej niemożliwości świadczenia w zobowiązanych umownych w systemie common law oraz prawie niemieckim – szkic prawoporównawczy” in the journal “Problemy Współczesnego Prawa Międzynarodowego Europejskiego i Porównawczego”.
He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University, and completed his PhD at the Department of Civil Law at the Jagiellonian University. He also completed postgraduate studies at the Cracow School of Business in the domain of Project Management at the Cracow University of Economics.