Tomasz Krzyżanowski

Attorney-at-law, Senior Associate,


Tomasz is a legal expert in public procurement law with more than ten years of experience. At the Law Firm, he is in the TMT Practice and heads the Public Procurement Law Team. Tomasz has cooperated with a number of large entities, mostly from the IT sector, and has provided legal assistance to both contractors and clients. He has extensive experience advising on public procurement cases regarding appeals and complaints. Tomasz advises Clients on all matters concerning public procurement law and civil law. He also assists Clients as an expert in public procurement on tender committees. Tomasz honed his skills as a lawyer in such institutions as the Chancellery of the Sejm, the Investment and Public Procurement Office, and Grupa Doradcza Sienna [Sienna Advisory Group].

Tomasz chairs the Public Sector Tender Committee at the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT). He is a co-author of the PIIT’s position statements in response to the decision of the National Appeals Chamber to declare a qualified electronic signature invalid on account of the use of the SHA-1 hash function and on the validity of bids submitted as a copy of the applicable paper form scanned to a file subsequently signed with a qualified electronic signature.

He is a member of the PIIT working team for good practices in public procurement, and played a part in the Public Procurement Office’s consultations on updating the recommendations for the supply of computer sets.

He is an experienced trainer in the field of public procurement law. He constantly contributes to the monthly journal “Public Orders – Advisor”. He is the author of papers on public procurement in the IT sector and co-author of the publication Zamówienia na sprzęt i usługi informatyczne – analiza siwz w kontekście roli działu IT [Computer Hardware and Services Contracts – an Analysis of ToR in the Context of the Role of the IT Department]. He also acted as a legal expert in a research project into public procurement law systems in countries receiving funding from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in 2011, which culminated in the publication of EBRD Public Procurement Assessment. Review of Laws and Practice in the EBRD Region 2011.

Tomasz is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Łódź, British Centre for English Legal Studies at the University of Warsaw (legal studies entirely in English) and the Leon Koźmiński School of Entrepreneurship and Management in Warsaw (postgraduate studies in public procurement).

He speaks English.

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