Karolina Drwięga-Waliczek, Advocate
Member of the Advocates Regional Council in Katowice, graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Silesia in Katowice. She completed a post graduate course in the European Union Law at the University of Silesia in Katowice in 2011 investigating in depth the issues of individuals’ claims against traders arising from consumer contracts executed in European Union states. Her final thesis dealt with unlawful clauses. Moreover, she attended a postgraduate programme in Economic and Commercial Law at the University of Silesia in Katowice expanding her knowledge on the process of creation, organization, functioning, merging, division and transformation of commercial companies and partnerships. In her final paper she described in detail how the introduction of the principle of the freedom of establishment initiated a rapid increase in traders’ marketing activity which forced the legislator to create a branch of law dealing with combatting unfair competition.
In 2008 she certified as a Mediator at "Facultas Iuridica", the Mediation Centre of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Silesia. She studied Banking and Finance at the WSB University (School of Banking) in Wrocław. She graduated in 2015 from the postgraduate programme in law of evidence at the Faculty of Law and Administration in the Department of Forensic Science of the Jagiellonian University organized in cooperation with the Institute of Forensic Research in Kraków and Collegium Medicum, Institute of Forensic Medicine.
During her advocate training she gained experience through working with a number of Law Offices in Gliwice and throughout the entire Poland. She is a supporter of amicable dispute resolution when the opposing party is ready to undertake reasonable negotiations. As a mediator she has presided over a number of economic and family mediation sessions.
Her passion is criminal law. She also represents parties in a host of court proceedings in matters of civil, family, succession, labour and commercial law and an array of cases in matters of administrative law.
After hours: wife and mother to two children, loves sailing and dancing.