Doctor of Law with a specialization in criminal law.
Mr. Błachut has extensive experience in providing legal advisory to clients in the field of criminal law, with particular emphasis on economic criminal law, the issue of crimes against the credibility of documents and in the field of white collar crime. He acts both as a defender and as a proxy of aggrieved entities (especially corporate clients), before all courts and law enforcement authorities. His experience includes representation in proceedings conducted by secret services, with particular emphasis on the anti-corruption service. He has represented clients in numerous civil proceedings, court and administrative proceedings, including those with the participation of state regulators and before the Supreme Court.
He also specializes in personal data protection law. Speaker at numerous conferences devoted to this issue, in particular for entities from the financial, banking, insurance and capital sectors. He has advised many entities on the implementation of GDPR provisions.
In addition to the above-mentioned specializations, he also deals with telecommunications law and anti-money laundering (AML) issues.
Author of academic publications in the field of criminal law and personal data protection law.
Winner of the 3rd place in the competition of Dziennik Gazeta Prawna Rising Stars Lawyers - leaders of tomorrow (2015).
In particular, has advised:
T-Mobile Polska S.A. (former: Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa S.A.)
in administrative and legal proceedings (including before the European Court of Justice) regarding the significant market power, imposition of regulatory obligations (e.g. regarding Mobile Termination Rates) and in disputes in the scope of the competition law
Deutsche Bank Polska S.A.
in the area of personal data protection, in particular in the implementation of the provisions of the GDPR in the Bank's operations.
Bank Handlowy in Warsaw (a Citigroup entity)
in the area of personal data protection, including issues related to the provisions of the GDPR, in various projects of the Bank.
Izba Zarządzających Funduszami i Aktywami (The Chamber of Fund and Asset Management)
in the field of preparation of the industry code covering personal data protection standards for members of the Chamber.