Katarzyna Witkowska

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Areas: Law, White Collar Crime and Regulatory Compliance, Litigation, Compliance

Katarzyna is a partner at CRIDO and an attorney with a PhD in law, specialising in White Collar Crime and civil and commercial litigation. She provides support both for private clients and for Polish and international organisations. Proceedings handled by Katarzyna involve real estate market and capital market crimes as well as bribery and corruption cases. She has also dealt with a number of complex civil and commercial law disputes concerning e.g. multi-faceted investments in the real estate market or directors' liability towards the organisation. Katarzyna has experience in international disputes, including in jurisdictions other than Poland. Katarzyna’s team has received several The Legal 500 recommendations; in 2023, both the team collectively and Katarzyna individually were recommended in the White Collar Crime category. Furthermore, in 2023 Katarzyna’s team was featured in the White Collar Crime category of Poland’s Best Law Firms list prepared by Forbes Poland. Katarzyna was also short-listed for Woman in Business Law in White Collar Crime Lawyer of the Year and Litigator of the Year categories. In 2015, she was awarded the prestigious Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund scholarship, while in 2016 she won the Rising Stars Lawyers - Leaders of Tomorrow award. Katarzyna is a graduate of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and a member of the Kraków Bar Association. She passed her doctoral exam with distinction in 2017, presenting her dissertation entitled "The trial model versus the justice, fairness, and efficiency of a criminal trial". She has written over a dozen academic publications and sector-specific articles. Her clients appreciate Katarzyna for her businesslike approach, approachability, and quick reactions. Trial strategies proposed by Katarzyna and her team are often non-standard, but an individual approach proves to be the best solution in numerous instances.

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