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Dominika Wolf-Jezierska

Senior Associate
Dominika Wolf-Jezierska is very experienced in handling criminal cases and providing sound legal advice during the proceedings. She is always available, responsive and very dedicated. A top specialist in this field.
Legal 500 EMEA 2024, White Collar Crime
About

Dominika Wolf-Jezierska has vast experience in criminal law and penal-fiscal law. She acts as a defense attorney in cases of white-collar crime as well as an attorney of aggrieved parties when offences are committed to the detriment of clients.

She supports clients throughout the course of criminal proceedings, from carrying out investigations, negotiating with the prosecuting authorities, to providing representation in court. Dominika also advises clients on crisis and risk management issues - she creates, implements and tests internal procedures for managing the negative consequences of crisis events (especially dawn raids) and runs tailor-made training sessions and workshops on crisis and risk management, as well as on criminal and compliance issues.

She advises on the civil and criminal liability of company directors and officers, on irregularities connected with business activities, and on the pursuit and recovery of misappropriated assets. She also assists companies during internal investigations and audits and represents them in resulting disputes.

In addition, Dominika has specific experience in representing companies from the financial sector, especially insurance companies, in the course of court proceedings initiated by consumers.

Professional QualificationsAdvocate (Adwokat) registered with the Warsaw Bar Association of Advocates (Okręgowa Izba Adwokacka w Warszawie)

EXPERIENCE

  • Representing a global insurance company in criminal proceedings initiated as a result of the embezzlement of insurance premiums by a broker and in civil proceedings aimed at enforcing the payment of premiums directly from the president of the broker's management board
  • Representing a client in criminal proceedings concerning a corrupt arrangement between the client's employees and its business partners, initiated by a whistleblower's actions
  • Representing a Polish brokerage house in the course of criminal proceedings initiated as a consequence of the fraudulent actions of the managers of its business partner, eg misleading the client with respect to its financial standing and solvency
  • Representing an insurance company in criminal proceedings initiated as a result of a fraud committed to the detriment of the client when concluding an agreement on the purchase of shares in an insurance company
  • Representing a client in criminal proceedings concerning several VAT carousels, in particular mitigating the risks arising from the proceedings, including dawn raids and tax audits
Languages
  • English
  • Polish
Education

    Awards

    • Dominika Wolf-Jezierska is recognized as a Next Generation Partner for Insurance – Legal 500 EMEA 2019-2024
    • Dominika Wolf-Jezierska is recommended as an expert in insurance regulatory issues and contentious cases for Insurance – Legal 500 EMEA 2019-2024
    • Dominika Wolf-Jezierska is recommended as an expert in insurance regulatory issues and contentious cases for Insurance – Legal 500 EMEA 2019-2024
    • Dominika Wolf-Jezierska is recognized as a Rising Star for White-Collar Crime – Legal 500 EMEA 2020-2024
    • "Dominika Wolf-Jezierska is very experienced in managing criminal cases and provides sound legal advice during the ongoing proceedings. She is always available, responsive and very devoted." – Legal 500 EMEA, White-Collar Crime 2022

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