Experience

Before starting her training contract in 2018, Beata was a paralegal in the Commercial Litigation department. She was involved in some of the department’s most complex and high-profile cases, including:

  • The RBS Rights Issue Litigation, in which a team at Stewarts advised 313 financial institutions on recovering their losses arising from RBS’s £12bn rights issue
  • Arbitration in the London Court of International Arbitration involving complex cross-jurisdictional matters
  • Acting for Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA) in RAKIA (& Ors) v Bestfort Development LLP (& Ors) [2017] EWCA Civ 1014
  • Acting for the liquidators of three venture capital trusts investigating allegations concerning the former manager and liquidators of the companies

As a trainee solicitor in her first seat in the Aviation and International Injury department, Beata was involved in:

  • Acting for claimants following the Airbus tour helicopter crash at the Grand Canyon in February 2018
  • Acting for claimants following a Rockwell/Gulfstream 690C Jetprop 840 crash in Ethiopia in 2016
  • Acting for claimants in a professional negligence case against former solicitors and counsel following a helicopter accident in 2011
  • Acting for claimants in proceedings in the High Court following a boat crash in Hamilton Harbour, Bermuda during the 35th America’s Cup
  • Acting for Terry Madden in proceedings in the High Court following an action sequence accident on James Bond film Spectre in Austria in 2015

Expertise

Beata’s expertise is in banking and financial litigation, securities litigation, multi-jurisdictional and international disputes, and international arbitration.

 

 

Career

Beata has an LLB degree in International and European Law from the University of Groningen, Netherlands, and an LLM degree in International Commercial Law from UCL. While studying, she also gained a range of work experience, including as an intern in the foreign exchange division of State Street Bank and Trust. She then went on to complete the GDL and the LPC, while at the same time gaining experience as a paralegal in the Commercial Litigation department.

 

 

Personal

Beata’s interests include attending all sorts of cultural events, but most frequently classical concerts, being a violin player herself. Beata also enjoys swimming and spending time outside, whether cycling, hiking or jogging.