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TMT: Data Protection - Poland
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Personal data protection, new technologies law, telecommunications law, cyber security, information protection, access to public information and administrative law.
Arwid Mednis (PhD habil.) is a legal counsel, a partner of Kobylanska Lewoszewski Mednis. Between 1991–2000 Arwid represented Poland in the Committee for the Protection of Personal Data in the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, in the years 1998–2000 he was its chairperson. He was a member of the GIODO Scientific Council, as well as the author and co-author of draft laws on personal data protection and the exchange of business information.
While working on regulations implementing the GDPR, he was an expert on behalf of public and private institutions.
He represents clients in regulatory cases, as well as in court and administrative proceedings. He deals with many cases concerning decisions of the personal data protection authority, including one of the largest fines imposed in Poland.
Also works at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
For many years, he has received highest ranks in Chambers &Partners Europe, Legal 500 EMEA and Legal Experts EMEA and regularly won Leader awards in the law firms rankings of the Rzeczpospolita daily.