About

BGST Borek, Gajda, Tołwiński Sp.p. is the law firm established by legal advisors Paweł Borek, Szymon Gajda and Rafał Tołwiński – current partners of the firm.

The main area of our expertise is intellectual property law, including but not limited to copyright law. As part of our legal expertise we also provide our customers with comprehensive legal assistance related to conducting business on the Internet, for instance implementation of legal aspects of e-commerce solutions and electronic payments.

Our team is also highly experienced in other legal areas, such as providing legal assistance in the course of formation and performance of construction agreements, company law, including mergers and acquisitions and comprehensive legal assistance rendered to businesses on a daily basis.

Apart from providing current legal assistance to businesses, litigation is another area of our professional practice. Our team is well versed in handling cases from various areas of law, including civil, labour, commercial and administrative matters.

In order to provide legal assistance to the best satisfaction of our clients also in cross-border transactions, we cooperate with legal firms not only from Poland, but also from Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy and other countries. Members of our team speak German and English.


Law firm partners

Paweł Borek

Paweł Borek

Paweł graduated from the University of Gdańsk with a Master’s degree in Law and currently is a Legal Adviser (Rechtsanwalt) and a member of the regional Chamber of Legal Advisers with 18 years of experience.

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Rafał Tołwiński

Rafał Tołwiński

Since 2002 he provides comprehensive legal assistance to businesses. Rafał is also a lecturer specializing in intellectual property and copyrights.

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Szymon Gajda

Szymon Gajda

Szymon completed his degree in law at the University of Gdańsk, following which he completed legal practice course at The Regional Chamber of Legal Advisers in Gdańsk. He handles civil, commercial and administrative cases, including taxation matters.

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Team

Kamila Kosiak-Pawtel

Kamila Kosiak-Pawtel

Legal counsel

Kamila has been cooperating with our firm from 2010. Following graduation from her legal studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdańsk and completion with merits European Studies at the Faculty of Management and Economics Kamila begun legal practice course at The Regional Chamber of Legal Advisers in Gdańsk as well as employment in our firm. After successfully passing her professional exam in 2013 Kamila became legal counsel. She deals with rendering legal services to companies and handles intellectual property matters. Kamila has extensive experience in handling disputes of civil, commercial and administrative nature. Kamila speaks fluent English.

Dorota Senger

Dorota Senger

Legal counsel

Dorota Senger has been working with us since the end of 2013, while completing her legal practice course at The Regional Chamber of Legal Advisers in Gdańsk. She finished her legal studies at Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdańsk. Already during studies she had been working as an apprentice in law firms in Tricity. Her professional experience was the basis for master thesis from the area of civil procedure.
Since July 2015 she has been admitted to the Regional Chamber of Legal Advisers in Gdańsk as a legal counsel. Dorota deals with copyrights, law of new technologies, industrial property (especially in trademarks) and competition matters. In her legal practice she renders legal services to entrepreneurs (mainly from ICT branch), prepares formal legal opinions, assists clients in litigation, drafts and negotiates contracts and gives legal advice. Dorota works in English on a daily basis.

Joanna Sadowska

Joanna Sadowska

Legal counsel

Izabela Kowalewska

Izabela Kowalewska

Legal counsel

Marek Czajkowski

Marek Czajkowski

Legal counsel trainee

Marek begun working for our firm in May 2015. In 2013 he graduated from legal studies the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdańsk. Currently, Marek is in course of completing his legal practice course at The Regional Chamber of Legal Advisers in Gdańsk. Marek’s responsibilities include handling copyrights, intellectual property and debt recovery procedures. Before Marek cooperated with BGST, he had been working for temporary work agency as a "in-house lawyer". As a result, he has broad experience in labour, companies and contract law. Marek speaks fluent English.

Anna Wasilewska

Anna Wasilewska

Legal counsel trainee

Anna is with our firm since June 2014. In 2015 Anna graduated from legal studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdańsk and she begun a legal practice course at the Regional Chamber of Legal Advisers in Gdansk. IN BGST Anna deals with copyrights, drafting and reviewing agreements and regulations and rendering current legal services to our Clients. Besides her working for our firm, Anna also is committed volunteer of pro-consumer non-governmental organization. Anna speaks English fluently.

Paweł Kapelańczyk

Paweł Kapelańczyk

Legal counsel trainee

Karol Krzyżanowski

Karol Krzyżanowski

Legal counsel Trainee

Katarzyna Szablewska

Katarzyna Szablewska

Legal counsel Trainee

Katarzyna Szablewska began cooperation with BGST in July 2014. In 2016 she graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdańsk with a master's degree in law. Presently she continues her education as a legal counsel trainee at the Regional Chamber of Legal Advisers in Gdańsk, as well as a psychology of business student at University of Gdańsk. In BGST Katarzyna is responsible for legal service of corporate subjects, especially in the field of recivables recovery and contract law. She uses English in her work, she also learns Spanish in her free time.

Jakub Doliński

Jakub Doliński

Lawyer

Jakub is during PhD studies on Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow and he is writing a doctoral thesis on derivative works in copyright law system. He has also finished postgraduate studies of copyright law on Intellectual Property Law Institute of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow.
He is the author of over thirty publications concerning intellectual property law and civil law, published in science magazines (e.g. Monitor Prawniczy, Przegląd Prawa Handlowego, Glosa, Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego: Prace z Prawa Własności Intelektualnej) and daily press (e.g. Rzeczpospolita, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna).
Jakub is an academic lecturer and intelectual property coach, he gained his experience working at the attorney law offices and trademark attorney offices in Cracow, Olsztyn and Poznań. He is a longstanding copyright law consultant in cinematic, music and photography branch with particular success in lawsuits of committing plagiarism.

Anna Wójtowicz

Anna Wójtowicz

Office manager

Joanna Dobrzeniecka

Joanna Dobrzeniecka

Secretary

Joanna Dobrzeniecka started work in ours office in November 2016. She is graduate Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warmia and Mazury, where she graduated administration and safety. Expirience she gained on the practice in court and in Police. When she finshed college, she started working as assistans sales menager in developer office. Here she dealt with the conduct off the office.