Katarina Sikorska | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Katarina Sikorska
 Katarina Sikorska

Katarina Sikorska

Associate, London

Overview

Katarina is an associate in the London Construction & Engineering group.

She specialises in both contentious and non-contentious international construction and infrastructure projects across a variety of industries, including energy, oil and gas, petrochemical and building.

Prior to joining White & Case as an associate, Katarina qualified at a leading west-end law firm with strong international associations.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • LPC, BPP University College
  • LLM in European Law, King's College London
  • LLB (Hons) in Law with French Law and Language, University of East Anglia

Languages

  • English
  • Swedish
  • Polish
  • French

Experience

Representing a Middle Eastern government against a contractor in a half a billion US$ ICC arbitration in connection with the civil works package, including a new runway and upgrade of the existing runway, as part of the construction of a new international airport. The main issues in dispute concern delay and disruption. FIDIC Red Book.

Representing a Middle Eastern government in a half a billion US$ ICC arbitration against the contractor, who has caused serious delays through non-compliant design and defective construction works, in connection with the construction of a passenger terminal building.  Numerous disputed variations are being defended. FIDIC Yellow Book.

Representing a European tunnelling contractor in an LCIA arbitration against an Asian entity, in relation to claims and counter-claims arising out of a contract for micro-tunnelling works in the Middle East.

Representing a Central European oil company in a US$ 250m London seated ICC arbitration arising out of the acquisition of a significant Eastern European refinery.

Representing an African government in an ICC arbitration arising out of the termination of a new international airport due to serious delays and defects for which the contractor was solely responsible. Variations and delayed payments were being defended. FIDIC Red Book.