Michał Chodkowski

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Michał Chodkowski

Michał Chodkowski specialises in labour law, social insurance law and consumer law. He advises Polish and multinational companies on, among other areas, legal aspects of human resources management and selection of employment forms, including employment of members of the board of companies. His experience includes advising on individual and group labour law and covers, among others, preparation of documents regarding starting and termination of employment as well as preparation of companies’ internal rules and regulations regarding labour law. Ha advises to employers on optimisation of employment, collective redundancies and transfer of work establishment. He represents employers in disputes with employees before labour courts in proceedings relating to termination of employment and non-competition clauses, among others.

Michał Chodkowski is a member of Personal Directors Council of Confederation Lewiatan.

Michał advises direct selling companies on the forms of business activity and grounds for cooperation with sales representatives and remuneration of persons participating in sales schemes. He prepares model agreements with consumers, sellers, agents and other participants of direct selling schemes. He prepares and evaluates other documents used by businesses, including marketing plans and sales rules. Michał works with Polish Direct Selling Association, providing day-to-day assistance in the Association’s activities, consumer law and other legal aspects of direct selling. As of February 2016, Michał serves as the National Administrator of the PSSB Code of Direct Selling.

Education and experience

Michał Chodkowski has been working with Łaszczuk & Partners since 2005. In 2013 he became a partner.

Michał Chodkowski is a 2006 graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at Stefan Cardinal Wyszyński University in Warsaw. In 2010, he was admitted to the practice of law as an advocate.

Publications

Tackling abuse of the system, American Investor, Spring 2017

Changes in Regulations Regarding Employment of Foreigners [Zmiany w zasadach zatrudniania cudzoziemców], My Company Polska, No. 2 (17)

Changes in Provisions for Businesses

New consumer disputes resolution regulations

Amendment to the minimum remuneration act

New obligations for delegation of employees

Review of form contracts, “controlled purchases,” and other new competencies of UOKiK in 2016

Online platform for resolution of consumer disputes

Freelancers of the world, unite!, American Investor, Summer 2015

New Consumer Rights Act

Better-informed buyers, harder-working sellers, American Investor, Fall 2014

High time for flextime, American Investor, Fall 2013

Foreign professionals are welcome, American Investor, Summer 2012

Practices
Rankings and recommendations
recommended by Expert Guides Rising Stars 2016 in the field of employment and labour law.