Tomasz T. Koncewicz


2017-2018 LAPA Fellow

Home Institution, University of Gdańsk

LAPA Fellow, 2017-2018

LAPA Fellow

 316 Wallace Hall



Tomasz T. Koncewicz specializes in strategic litigation before supranational and the constitutional courts and pleaded test cases, on among others, transitional justice, judicial independence, property restitution, right to court, right to privacy and family life, freedom of expression, non-retroactivity of the law, presumption of innocence, registered partnerships and detention incommunicado. Professor Koncewicz writes extensively on constitutional law, constitutionalism, EU law, human rights, the role of courts in the process of European integration and procedural law. He has authored more than 200 papers and nine books, most recently, Law with the Human Face (2015). His extensive experience in European law includes serving as the référendaire at the Court of the EU in Luxembourg, and as the legal adviser to the Office of the Polish Constitutional Court. Recently he was a Fulbright Visiting Professor at University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where he co-taught comparative constitutional law; 2017 Visiting Professor at the Radzyner Law School at the Interdisciplinary Centre Herzliya, Israel. Professor Koncewicz received law degrees from the University of Wroclaw and Edinburgh, and is also a graduate of the Academy of European Law in Florence and the Europäische Rechts Akademie in Trier ("Defense Counsel before the International Criminal Court"). His project while at LAPA is entitled, “The politics of resentment, European disintegration and constitutional capture: Rethinking the European overlapping consensus?”