Paweł Wojciech Osik
He first gained practical skills at the Student Centre of Legal Aid at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in the Section concerned with medical law, the disabled, and cooperation with non-governmental organizations. In collaboration with the Polish Association for Legal Education as part of Street Law Project, he led workshops on the rudiments of law for secondary school students and convicts in prison.
In addition, he cooperated with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, where he was a lawyer, and then a coordinator of the “Human Rights and Settlements with the Past” Programme. He was also a lawyer in the Strategic Litigation Programme. As an assistant coordinator of the section of criminal law, he also collaborated with the Student Centre of Legal Aid at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
He specialises in criminal law, broadly, including cross-border proceedings, lustration and vetting cases, as well as other cases regarding liability of a repressive nature. Paweł Wojciech Osik is an expert in issues concerning the protection of human rights, especially proceedings before the Constitutional Tribunal and the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. Additionally, he leads cases concerning the protection of personal rights, family and marital relations law, indemnification cases, administrative proceedings, and cases before administrative courts.
Paweł Wojciech Osik is the author of a number of publications on the subject of criminal law, protection of human rights, issues concerning settlement with the past, lustration proceedings, and access to archival documents of the state security authorities, as well as class actions.
He speaks English fluently.