Education and work experience:
Legal Analyst at the FOR. Previously, he was a parliamentary consultant at the Bureau of Research of the Chancellery of the Sejm where he was providing legal assistance for Deputies and Sejm bodies. His tasks included counselling on a range of legal and systemic topics, in particular analyzing the quality of drafted legal solutions and consulting with the Petitions Committee of the Sejm. He also cooperated with the European Centre for Parliamentary Research and Documentation (ECPRD). Since 2015, Wachowiec is a founder and CEO at CADR Institute – foundation aiming particularly to track and improve government transparency and support law simplification. His main interest is constitutional and EU law, as well as government openess. He also holds a degree in European studies from Warsaw University and currently is studying Big Data at the Warsaw School of Economics.
Selected FOR publications by Patryk Wachowiec:
- FOR Communication 17/2017: Ministry of Foreign Affairs manipulates information on the reform of the judiciary. FOR discloses and discusses the document sent to the European Commission, 2017-10-23.
- Communication 13/2017: Presidential vetoes eliminate the greatest threats to the independence of the courts but do not remove the extensive interference of the minister of justice in the ordinary jurisdiction, 2017-07-24.
- Analysis 10/2017: Another attack of PiS on the independence of the judiciary: changes in the National Council of the Judiciary and the court system, 2017-07-13.
- Analysis 8/2017 The draft amendments to the National Council of the Judiciary - another attempt to limit the rule of law, 2017-05-08.