Karolina Stawowska

Professional experience:

Karolina Stawowska is a licensed tax adviser. She heads up Wierzbowski Eversheds’ tax law practice.

In 1997–2010 she was affiliated with the Tax Department at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where sheworked on the consumer brands team and the mergers and acquisitions team. With the M&A team she was responsible for tax advice on transactions conducted by private equity and venture capital funds, restructuring of capital groups, development of tax-effective structures for acquisition and financing of investments, and for tax-optimal exit strategies for sale of enterprises and shares by institutional and individual investors.

Karolina is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Łódź, the International Business and Trade Law program at the Columbia School of Law, and a postgraduate program in corporate finance and tax at the Warsaw School of Economics. She is a member of the National Audit Board of the Polish National Chamber of Tax Advisers.

Karolina is a regular speaker at conferences and workshops on tax law. She has published several articles and authored two books devoted to tax issues.

Chambers Europe Legal Directory 2012 recommends Karolina Stawowska as a “highly knowledgeable, creative and vastly experienced tax attorney”.