Anita Garnuszek

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Anita Garnuszek

Anita Garnuszek works mainly on commercial arbitration and investment arbitration issues, and on commercial disputes. She has worked with Łaszczuk and Partners since 2013.

Experience and Education

Anita Garnuszek graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in 2014. The same year, she commenced full- time PhD studies at the Department of International Private and Commercial Law of the University of Warsaw. In 2015, she was admitted to the advocate training program.

Anita was a scholarship student at The Hague Academy of International Law, the International Academy of Arbitration Law. She is a laureate of Preludium competition held by National Science Center. She has completed also selected courses at the ICC Arbitration and ADR Training Programme, the International Academy for Arbitration Law in Paris, and the Arbitration Academy organized by ECA and Mediation Clinic.

In 2016, together with a team which included Krzysztof Riedl, won the 1st place in in the 5th edition of Lewiatan Arbitration Moot. The team won also second prize for the best statement of claim. In 2015, she won the 3rd place in general classification of the 4th Lewiatan Arbitration Moot 2015 together with the team, which also included Karolina Jesionowska and Monika Zuzaniuk of Łaszczuk & Partners. She has represented the University of Warsaw in seven international and domestic moot courts, with her team twice winning 2nd place overall and twice winning 1st place for the best memorandum in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. In the 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 academic years she has served as the coach of the University of Warsaw moot team. In 2016, the team she coaches has won the national round of the Jessup Competition and became Poland’s representative at the international finals in Washington, DC.

Social involvement/organisations

She is a member of the Young International Arbitration Group, Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration, International Law Association – Polish Branch, Young ICSIDPolish Association of Sports Law and a founding member of the Young Business Club.


Immunity Defences in Enforcement Proceedings Concerning Awards Rendered in International Commercial Arbitration Involving States and State Entities [w:] K. Drličková, T. Kyselovská (ed.) Resolution of International Disputes. Public Law in the Context of Immigration Crisis

EU Proposals to Reform the Investor-to-State Dispute Settlement System – A Critical Analysis of Selected Issues Addressed in the Concept Paper “Investment in TTIP and Beyond – the Path for Reform”, Wroclaw Review of Law, Administration & Economics, Vol 5, No 2 (2015): Issue 2

Enforceability of Multi-tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses under Polish Law, Arbitration Bulletin - Young Arbitration 2016

May a State justify infringement of investors’ rights by financial necessity? [in:] Internetowy Przegląd Prawniczy TBSP UJ, No. 3/2014 (16)

Does denial of benefits clause contained in the Energy Charter Treaty undermines safety on the energy market? [in:] European Model United Nations 2013, W. Giemza (ed.)

Guide for participants of moot courts. Part I. Regional International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition in Sarajevo

Guide for participants of moot courts. Part III. ICC Trial Competition

Regulation by the State vs. indirect expropriation on the grounds of international investment law [Działalność regulacyjna państwa a wywłaszczenie pośrednie na gruncie międzynarodowego prawa inwestycyjnego] [in:] Aktualne tendencje rozwojowe w prawie inwestycyjnym, K. Pajka, N. Rysz (ed.)

How a state may evade enforcement of arbitral awards? – The notion of enforcement immunity [in:] Quo Vadis Arbitrażu/ Quo Vadis Arbitration?, A. Garnuszek, L. Mazur, A. Orzeł (ed.)

Quo Vadis Arbitrażu/ Quo Vadis Arbitration?

Palestinian application for a UN member status – state's recognition under international law w: International Model United Nations, W. Giemza, P. Gorgol (ed.)

Spory międzynarodowe – wyzwanie dla współczesnego świata? International disputes – a challenge for the contemporary world?, A. Garnuszek, L. Mazur, A. Surma (ed.)

Private Military Contractors: Towards Commercialisation of War [Prywatne firmy wojskowe – w stronę komercjalizacji wojny] [in:] Współczesne wyzwania dla międzynarodowego prawa humanitarnego konfliktów zbrojnych, A. Garnuszek, R. Baranowski (ed.)

Proportionality Principle and Its Usage by ECtHR: Selected Issues [Zasada proporcjonalności i jej zastosowanie przez ETPCz – wybrane zagadnienia] [in:] Rola Trybunałów i Doktryny w Prawie Międzynarodowym [Role of Tribunals and Doctrine In International Law], A. Garnuszek, P. Sosnowski (eds.)