Legal Counsel

Transport and Commercial Law

Legal Counsel

Transport and Commercial Law


Karolina is a driven Legal Counsel specialising in Transport and Forwarding law with a focus on transport damage liability and international freight transport.

She also advises German and international clients in contract law and commercial law (especially cross-border cases).

Karolina supports her clients in solving problems related to running a business in finding pragmatic solutions using commercial law.

Keen on International Private Law and European Union Law, Karolina is able to comprehensively understand the client’s needs and adjust the law accordingly in business Environment.

As a year-long scholarship student at a university in the south of Switzerland, she was able to develop an interest in various jurisdictions, and she continues to do so today.

Karolina Advises

  • Transport and Spedition Companies
  • Global exporters and importers
  • Forwarding agents, carriers
  • Entrepreneurs & private businesses
  • Private individuals

Experience Highlights

  • Writing the article “Founding of a GmbH – the first step to successful expansion in Germany.” about opening a GmbH as a route to expand and grow in a German and International market,
  • Acting for individuals and business clients for breach of contract and compensation,
  • Regular support in enforcement of damages,
  • Creation of general terms and conditions for various international companies,
  • Legal support to a medium and large transport companies,
  • Legal advice to entrepreneurs at the stage of establishing and running companies.

Career History

Previous Law firms

  • Paralegal, GESSEL, KOZIOROWSKI LP, WARSAW (May 2018 – Aug 2018)
  • Paralegal, CHAJEC & PARTNERS, WARSAW (Sep 2018 – Sep 2020)
  • Associate, WERNER & PARTNER RECHTSANWÄLTE MbB (Jan 2022 – Onw.)


  • Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland / Master in Law
  • Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland / SEMP Scholarship / Master (exchange program) International Law and Business


  • Organisation and keynote speaking at the conference “A lose-lose Brexit situation – Legal Conditions” – Kozminski University
  • Participation in the simulation of a court hearing as the defendant’s attorney in cooperation with CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Posniak & Bejm LP
  • Organization and participation III edition of International Conference on Comperative Law in close cooperation with KPMG
  • Organisation and keynote speaking at the conference “Judgement C-216/18 LM (Celmer): The rule of law as area of EU lat in the light of the case law of the EU Court of Justice” – Kozminsky University
  • Director of Local Group Grants management at the Management Board – European Students Law Association Warszawa




Karolina is a Legal Counsel in gunnercooke Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, whose registered office is Kurfurstendamm 15, 10719, AG Charlottenburg, HRB 224488 B. All lawyers of gunnercooke Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH are admitted in Germany to practise as Rechtsanwalt or Rechsanwaltin and are members of and regulated by the relevant local Bar (Rechtsanwaltskammer)