Xawery Konarski is a legal expert with more than twenty years of experience in new technologies. He is a Senior Partner and co-founder of the Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners Law Firm, where he supervises the Technologies Media Telecommunications (TMT) Practice, coordinating projects in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe.
Xawery Konarski serves as Vice-President of the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT) as well as President of the New Technologies Law Association (SPNT). He also acts as a legal adviser to the Internet Adverstising Buerau Polska and the Polish Chamber of Insurance (PIU). Furthermore, he is a member of the Sectoral Council for Telecommunications and Cybersecurity.
As a legal expert, Xawery Konarski has participated in the legislative work on a number of laws in the field of new technologies. He is an arbitrator for the Arbitration Court for Internet Domains at the PIIT.
He is also a member of such organisations as the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the International Network of Privacy Law Professionals (INPLP), the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), and SABI-IOD (SABI Data Protection Officer Association).
Over the last seventeen years Xawery Konarski has been repeatedly recommended in Polish and international rankings of lawyers specialising in TMT and data protection (including Chambers Europe, Legal 500, and Rzeczpospolita).
He has won awards such as the Michał Serzycki prize awarded by the President of the Personal Data Protection Office for distinguished achievements serving to expand knowledge on privacy and the role played by data protection in many disciplines and communities.
Editor-in-chief of Kwartalnik Prawa Nowych Technologii published by C.H.Beck.
He is the author of several academic publications in the field of new technologies and personal data protection law.
He teaches post-graduate courses the field of new technologies and personal data protection law.