Prof. Drapała has over 20 years’ experience in domestic and international litigation and arbitration proceedings, especially with focus on construction disputes. Head of Litigation and Arbitration Team. He represents and advises leading contractors and private investors in proceedings before Polish common courts and Supreme Court as well as arbitral tribunals concerning complex construction and infrastructure projects. He also acts for companies from the automotive and real estate industries, manufacturers and suppliers of technology and financial institutions.
Partner at JDP since 2008. Professor of Civil Law, Head of the Department of Civil Law at the Kozminski University in Warsaw.
Member of ICC Poland, member of the Management Board of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce; Chairman of the Expert Group for Law of the Polish Association of Construction Industry Employers (PZPB), member of Polish Arbitration Association.
Author of over 80 publications in the field of civil law, commercial law and arbitration, including numerous publications on construction works contracts. Co-author (together with the Polish Supreme Court judges) of the renowned Commentary to the Polish Civil Code (vol. 3 and 4, LexisNexis).