Advocate Mikołaj Pietrzak Among 50 Most Influential Lawyers
Among advocate Mikołaj Pietrzak’s greatest successes, the authors included winning the case regarding ritual slaughter before the Constitutional Tribunal (more information on the Constitutional Tribunal’s judgment is available here). The ranking’s authors also appreciated advocate Pietrzak’s engagement in pro bono cases conducted on behalf of Greenpeace or the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, as well as his work for the Human Rights Commission of the Polish Bar Council.
“Perseverance and tenacity – these two words fit his work perfectly. Another year in a row, he has been on the very top as a human rights defender. […] His role in this constant battle for the rights of individuals cannot be overestimated,” the ranking’s authors wrote in the rationale for their decision.