Karolina Brzeska

Associate, Warsaw

Biography

Overview

Karolina Brzeska is experienced in providing legal assistance to clients in court proceedings and arbitration. The cases she has dealt with include in particular: construction claims (e.g., under FIDIC contract conditions), post-M&A claims as well as various aspects of enforcement proceedings and recognition of arbitral awards.

Before joining White & Case, Karolina gained her experience in leading Polish law firms.

Bars and Courts
Advocate, Regional Bar Chamber in Warsaw
Education
ICC Arbitration School, Faculty of Law and Administration
Jagiellonian University

(in cooperation with the ICC)

English and European Law Centre at the Faculty of Law and Administration
University of Warsaw

(in cooperation with Cambridge University)

School of Spanish Law at the Faculty of Law and Administration
University of Warsaw
Master of law, Faculty of Law and Administration
University of Warsaw
Master of Spanish Studies, Faculty of Modern Languages, Institute of Spanish and Latin American Studies
University of Warsaw
Languages
Polish
English
Spanish

Experience

Advising a consortium of general contractors in litigation against the General Directorate of National Roads and Motorways.

Advising a general contractor in a dispute concerning the expansion of a coal mine.

Advising a general contractor in a dispute concerning the alteration of an office building.

Participating in a due diligence process for one of the largest telecommunication firms in connection with a takeover by an international group.

Representation of a foreign construction company and foreign bank in court proceedings concerning the obligation to pay a bank guarantee securing a contract for the construction of a motorway in Poland, which the parties rescinded.