Karolina Krzal-Kwiatkowska

Karolina Krzal-Kwiatkowska

Managing associate

M&A transactions in the private market, competition law, day-to-day company law services


Specializes in competition law, M&A transactions in the private market, and company and business law. Advises on merger control, unfair competition, and collective consumer interests; represents Clients before the antitrust authorities. In her M&A work, advises private equity and venture capital houses, drafting and negotiating transaction documentation and managing due diligence projects. Her extensive experience with the legal aspects of business operations leaves her well placed to assist Clients with current issues (e.g. reviewing commercial contracts) as well as more unusual undertakings (e.g. restructuring and retrenchment). 

Previously worked with a number of law firms in the greater Warsaw area,  and also contributed to the pro bono work of the Law Clinic at the University of Warsaw.

Contributed to a number of books of relevance to her fields of practice, speaker at conferences.

With GESSEL since 2011.


  • Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw in 2011
  • a course at the Center for American Law Studies offered by her alma mater in cooperation with the University of Florida Levin College of Law (2011)
  • the Postgraduate Competition Law Study of the Legal Studies Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Admitted to practice as an advocate in 2017


  • English

Selected transactions