Karina Aust-Niewiadomska is an advocate admitted to practice in Poland, a partner in the litigation and dispute resolution department of Rymarz Zdort and the head of the white collar defense & investigations practice.
She graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in 2001, completed post-graduate studies in European Law at the University of Warsaw in 2004 and qualified as an advocate in 2006. She joined Rymarz Zdort in 2000.
A specialist in representing clients in criminal cases, in particular with regard to white collar crime, Karina has extensive knowledge and expertise both in acting for injured parties and in defending those charged with wrongdoing in connection with their business activities.
She has advised on criminal proceedings related to: actions taken to the detriment of companies; insider trading; the actions of brokers and brokerage houses; and fraud, including securities fraud.
She also has extensive experience in civil and criminal matters related to personal rights of individuals and corporations and has taken part in civil and administrative proceedings before common courts, public administration authorities, administrative courts and the Supreme Court.
The prestigious legal ranking publication Chambers & Partners has featured her since 2017 and since 2018 it has ranked her as one of the best specialists in Poland for white-collar crime defence. According to recent reports, Karina Aust-Niewiadomska is active in white-collar crime-related litigation, assisting clients from the financial sector with alleged fraud and misconduct cases. She also represents individuals. “Her manner in the courtroom is excellent; she has a skill for performing her job in court as a defence lawyer,” a source reports.
Another prestigious legal ranking, The Legal 500, recommended Karina for dispute resolution and white-collar crime in its 2019 and 2020 editions.