Samburska-Bęben Katarzyna

Katarzyna Samburska-Bęben

Legal adviser

Practice Area:

Civil Law and Litigation Department

Education:

A 2013 graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, in January 2014 Katarzyna became a legal adviser trainee admitted to the Regional Legal Advisers Association of Warsaw.

In 2014, she completed a continuing education course in substantive tax law at the University of Warsaw. Between 2011 and 2013 Katarzyna volunteered for the Academia Iuris Foundation as a pro-bono lawyer; she was providing free-of-charge legal advice on a variety of subjects and took on a number of training courses in housing law and the law of cooperatives. On multiple occasions she attended conferences devoted to Alternative Dispute Resolution, or ADR. She has a TOLES certificate.

Professional experience:

Katarzyna specialises in broadly defined civil law; her professional interests focus on contract law, compensatory law and consumer law. She has extensive experience in the negotiation of contracts, court and out-of-court settlements, and the rules of civil procedure. Katarzyna develops litigation strategies in complex civil and commercial cases, also in international civil proceedings, and represent clients as a trial lawyer.

She advised on many high-stake projects, including the negotiations on a 100,000,000 zloty-worth investment contract with a Slovak investor, and negotiations during the organisation phase of a bond issue programme with the value of PLN 43,000,000. Katarzyna Samburska has handled interim injunction cases involving amounts over PLN 6,000,000, and also advised financial institutions in multi-dimensional commercial disputes arising out of their day-day-to-day business, for example controversies related to a breach of non-competition clauses. Another area of Katarzyna’s experience is the management of corporate restructuring processes and due diligence audits of commercial companies. Already during her university studies, she gained experience from the experts of the Tax Department at PKO Bank Polski S.A.

Foreign languages:

English, including Legal English

k.samburska@siw.pl
mobile: +48 789 133 402