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Adam Beneturski

Adam Beneturski

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Pośniak i Bejm sp.k.
Warsaw Financial Centre
ul. Emilii Plater 53
00-113 Warsaw
Poland
Languages Polish, English

Adam Beneturski specialises in dispute resolution in civil and commercial law cases, as well as in cases involving competition and consumer protection. He is particularly experienced in representing financial institutions in commercial disputes, disputes brought by consumers concerning financial products, as well as in proceedings conducted by the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.

Using this experience, Adam represents financial market entities in both class actions and individual proceedings, as well as in proceedings conducted by the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.

Adam also represents clients in arbitration proceedings and is experienced in actions leading both to the enforcement and the setting aside of arbitration awards. 

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Relevant experience

  • Bank BPH in relation to a class action concerning Swiss franc-indexed mortgage loans. The value of the subject of dispute is PLN 137.5 million.
  • A number of commercial banks in several dozen individual disputes with borrowers concerning Swiss franc-indexed mortgage loans.
  • Bank Handlowy w Warszawie in relation to changes in the Bank’s by-laws with regard to consumer protection regulations.
  • 5 Polish retail banks in relation to a criminal investigation into alleged fraud committed by the banks’ representatives when granting foreign currency credits in CHF.
  • mBank in relation to asserting claims under an export credit insurance contract.
  • AXA Życie in a large number of parallel actions before the Competition and Consumer Protection Court brought by the insurer’s customers seeking to have clauses on liquidation charges declared illegal.
  • Zurich Insurance in relation to a court dispute brought by the contracting authority for the National Stadium in Warsaw, claiming payment under a PLN 152 million contract performance guarantee issued by Zurich.
  • Alpine Bau - pre-court advice and representation of Alpine Bau as a member of the National Stadium in Warsaw general contractor’s consortium in a dispute regarding the employer’s (State Treasury) claim for contractual penalties worth PLN 308 million, and regarding the employer’s demand that the performance bond of PLN 152 million securing the contract be paid out in full.
  • Max Boegl, as the general contractor of the Municipal Stadium in Wrocław, in a court dispute regarding the employer’s (City of Wrocław) claim for contractual penalties worth PLN 66 million, and regarding the employer’s demand that the performance bond (bank guarantee) of PLN 83 million securing the contract be paid out in full.
  • A large Polish railroad construction company in an arbitration dispute with the general contractor of a significant railway project.
  • Arcadis in a dispute against the State Treasury - the General Director of the National Roads and Motorways (state agency responsible for road construction in Poland) over damage regarding a construction design prepared by the client.
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Education

  • 2011 – Master of Laws, University of Warsaw, Warsaw.
  • 2010 – University of Florida & University of Warsaw, Centre for American Law Studies, Warsaw.
  • 2010 – Levin College of Law at the University of Florida (visiting scholar).
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Memberships

  • Warsaw Bar Association.
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Expertise