Rafał Kos

Contact Details
First Name
Rafał
Firm
Kubas Kos Gałkowski
Position
Partner
Area of Specialisation / Arbitration Experience
Commercial Arbitration, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions
Address
Armii Ludowej 26
00-609
Poland
E-Mail
rafal.kos@kkg.pl
Phone
0048126194097
Fax
0048126194050
Website
http://www.kkg.pl
LinkedIn
https://www.linkedin.com/in/rafalkos
Languages
English, German
Nationality
Poland
Membership Status
Arb|Aut
Professional Details
Bar Admission

Local Cracow Bar of Advocates

Education

 

2016 PhD from Jagiellonian University

 

2010 CUA Columbus School of Law, Washington D.C. (LL.M.)

 

2008 legal - comparative studies, International Commercial Law, UC Davies (California)

 

2001 entered onto the list of attorneys, partner

 

1995 Master's degree: Law at the Faculty of Law of Administration at Jagiellonian University


Publications

 

Selected publications:

 

2017

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, The European Arbitration Review 2018 – Poland, Global Arbitration Review

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos Agent claiming commission for football transfer caught offside, International Law Office

 

Andrzej Kubas, Dominik Gałkowski, Kamil Zawicki, Rafał Kos, International Arbitration – Poland Law & Practice, Chambers Practice Guides

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, Supreme Court confirms that agent’s email authorisation is necessary to enter into arbitration agreement, International Law Office

 

Rafał Kos, Ewolucja poglądów niemieckiej doktryny i orzecznictwa w zakresie oceny zdatności arbitrażowej sporów korporacyjnych i jej znaczenie dla polskiej praktyki arbitrażowej (The evolution of the German doctrine and case-law in the scope of arbitrability of corporate disputes and its significance for Polish arbitration practice), Corporate Disputes In Arbitration Practice – Polish and German Perspective, C.H.Beck, 2017

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, Unfair arbitration clause declared invalid, International Law Office

 

Kamil Zawicki, Rafał Kos, The European Arbitration Review 2017 – Poland, Global Arbitration Review

 

Agnieszka Trzaska, Rafał Kos, Class & Group Actions 2017 – Poland, The International Comparative Legal Guide

 

Agnieszka Trzaska, Rafał Kos, Agnieszka Trzaska, Rafał Kos: Zmiana przepisów usprawni procesy grupowe (A Change in Regulations Will Streamline Class Actions), Rynek Prawniczy z dnia 08.11.2017

 

2016

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, Court says no to anti-arbitration injunctions in Poland, International Law Office - Arbitration & ADR – Poland

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, Supreme Court sets high formal requirements for motion to recognise foreign award, International Law Office - Arbitration & ADR – Poland

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, No declaratory judgment on validity of arbitration agreement, International Law Office - Arbitration & ADR – Poland

 

Rafał Kos, Konstytucyjny model „prawa do sądu” a deficyt formalizmu w wielopodmiotowym postępowaniu arbitrażowym ze stosunku spółki handlowej (Constitutional Model of ‘Access to Justice’ and the Deficit of Formalism in Multi-entity Arbitration Proceedings from the Commercial Company Relationship), Usus Magister Est Optimus. Rozprawy prawnicze ofiarowane Profesorowi Andrzejowi Kubasowi, C.H. Beck, 2016

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, Interruption of limitation period of claim covered by arbitration agreement, International Law Office - Arbitration & ADR – Poland

 

Agnieszka Trzaska, Rafał Kos, Class & Group Actions 2016 – Poland, The International Comparative Legal Guide

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, The European, Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review 2016 – Poland, Global Arbitration Review

 

2015

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, Time limits in arbitration agreements, International Law Office - Arbitration & ADR – Poland

 

Andrzej Kubas, Kamil Zawicki, Rafał Kos, International Arbitration – Poland Law & Practice, Chambers Practice Guides

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, Amendments to arbitral law – more efficient postarbitral preceedings, International Law Office - Arbitration & ADR – Poland

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, International Arbitration 2015, Global Legal Group

 

Kuba Gąsiorowski, Rafał Kos, Elektrim case era comes to an end, International Law Office - Arbitration & ADR – Poland

 

Rafał Kos, The «Arbitrability II » Decision of the German Supreme Court (BGH ) – the German Benchmark for Arbitrating Corporate Disputes in Poland?, The Challenges And The Future Of Commercial And Investment Arbitration

 

Agnieszka Raczkowska, Rafał Kos, Loss of effect of arbitration clause, International Law Office - Arbitration & ADR – Poland

 

Rafał Kos, Public order – compensatory function of penalty clause, International Law Office - Arbitration & ADR – Poland

 

Rafał Kos, Charakter prawny interwencji zgłoszonej przez wspólnika spółki kapitałowej w sporze o unieważnienie uchwały (The legal nature of the intervention lodged by a shareholder of a company in a dispute for the annulment of the resolution), Glosa 2/2015

 

2014

 

Rafał Kos, The arbitrability and arbitration clause in corporate disputes. Commentary to the arbitral award, Arbitration e-Review 2014, No. 3-4

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, The Arbitrators’ (Perceived) Power to Revise a Contract vs. the Power of the Public Policy Clause, The Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2014

 

Maciej Durbas, Rafał Kos, International Arbitration 2014 – Poland, The International Comparative Legal Guide 2014

 

Rafał Kos, Zdatność arbitrażowa sporów o ważność uchwał spółek kapitałowych (Arbitrability of Disputes on Validity of Resolutions of Capital Companies), Przegląd Prawa Handlowego 03/2014

 

2013

 

Rafał Kos, O związaniu cesjonariusza zapisem na sąd polubowny (On binding the assignee with the arbitration covenant), Glosa 4/2013

 

Marek Porzycki, Rafał Kos, Sytuacja prawna majątku pozostałego po wykreśleniu spółki kapitałowej (The legal situation of the estate remaining after the deletion of the capital company), Monitor Prawa Handlowego 3/2013

 

 

Professional Associations

American Bar Association

International Bar Association

Other Qualifications

He is the Vice-President of the Confederation Lewiatan Arbitration Court in Warsaw. He was a member of the following: the Parliamentary Justice and Human Rights Committee on Class Actions (2009); the Minister of Justice Team for the Amendment of the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Law (2012); the Minister of Economy’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Expert Team (2013); and is currently a member of the Business Law Task Force at the Ministry of Economic Development (2015). He has been recommended as a leading expert on arbitration in Who’s Who Legal, as well as on dispute resolution in Chambers and Partners and in the most prestigious Polish ranking of law firms conducted by the Rzeczpospolita daily. He is a member of the Arbitration Committee of The Polish Bar Council and The Board of Visitors of the Columbus School of Law (CUA, Washington D.C.).