"Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models."
Bill Bradley - American Hall of Fame basketball player and U.S. Senator
Sports Law Expert
Players’ Representative & Athletes’ Rights Advocate
I am the graduate of Law and Administration Faculty at Nicolas Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland (1999-2000, 2001-2005), where I obtained Master of Laws degree with overall grade ‘A’.
I was a student-athlete under a scholarship at Loyola University Chicago (2000-2001), where I was named to the College of Arts and Sciences’ Dean’s List.
I successfully completed the Summer Programme on International Sports Law: The Expanding Area of Sports Law organised by the Asser Institute International Sports Law Centre, in Hague, Netherlands (2013) and the online course: Representing the Professional Athlete organised by Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, USA (2014).
I graduated from Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (ISDE) in Madrid, Spain, where I finished the prestigious Global Executive Master in International Sports Law program and obtained the LL.M. degree in international sports law (2017).
I was among one hundred persons from all around the world selected to participate in the renowned Sports Business Classroom course on NBA & NBPA Collective Bargaining Agreement and the business aspects of basketball, held by the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas (2022).
Currently, I am pursuing doctoral degree in sports law at Law and Administration Faculty at Nicolas Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland.
I have been a lawyer at my family law firm Radke Law, located in Wloclawek, Poland since 2014. I have been developing a sports law practise under #RadkeSportsLaw brand, focusing on representing athletes and coaches. In addition, I provide legal consultancy to sport clubs and organisations on certain legal issues. I advised on creation of the Basketball Players Labour Union in Poland. I draft and negotiate sport contracts, represent sports clients in disciplinary proceedings and arbitration. Among others, I acted on behalf of the athletes in front of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) and the Disciplinary Panel of Polish Anti-Doping Agency (POLADA).
I have been the representative of the international basketball agency Limelight Hoops with its headquarters in Germany and Spain since 2014. I represent the agency and its clients in contract negotiations with basketball clubs and in case of disputes in arbitration proceedings. I am a basketball agent certified by the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), entitled to represent players in the relations with the NBA and the NBA G-League teams.
I am a guest lecturer at Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (ISDE) in Madrid, Spain, where I teach an international sports law class on the basketball contracts. I also teach a sports law class at the “Sport Manager” programme held by Poznań University of Economics and Business in Poland. Earlier I lectured sports law at the postgraduate studies in sports management organised jointly by CIES, FIFA, Stadion Narodowy PL.2012+ and Koźmiński University in Warsaw, Poland.
I coauthored first modern sports law textbook in Poland. Furthermore, I authored and coauthored a number of law articles and gave the media interviews regarding the legal aspects of sport. I attended and spoke at sports law conferences and seminars on the national and international level. I am a member of International Association of Sports Law in Athens, Greece, of a Sport & European Union association and of Polish Association of Sports Law in Poznań, Poland. Currently I am also a pro bono member of Sports Council in Wloclawek, Poland – the sport advisory body of the town’s mayor.
I have been a basketball analyst of Canal+ television in Poland since 2007. As a color commentator I analysed over 500 NBA, Euroleague, FIBA Champions League and different European national leagues basketball games. I commentated NBA Finals ‘live’ from USA in years 2010-2015 and NBA All Star Weekend in 2016 and 2017. Furthermore, multiple times I presented the basketball analysis and explained the legal aspects of basketball in the talk-shows held at Canal+Sport channels. I also gave a number of interviews for different media in Poland and abroad regarding the game of basketball, as well as legal and business aspects of sport.