Dr Kinga Heerstraßen
Area of Specialisation
Dr Kinga Heerstraßen works in the field of German-Polish legal relations on an advisory and forensic basis. She advises German and Polish companies in all legal matters, particularly in the field of company, commercial and general civil law as well as insolvency law.
Dr Kinga Heerstraßen was born and raised in Kraków, Poland, where she also passed her A-levels. In 1991, she moved to Germany where she first finished her training as legal assistant and then worked for a big international law firm. She studied law at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (1998 to 2002). After the First Examination of State (2003) she worked in an internship at a law firm in Coral Gables, Florida, USA. In line with the legal traineeship at the regional court of Düsseldorf she worked at TIGGES Rechtsanwälte in her elective practical period, where she has been working as a lawyer since her Second Examination of State in October 2007.
Dr Heerstraßen earned her PhD on the subject "Gewährleistung im deutschen und polnischen Kaufrecht" (Warranty in the German and Polish law of sales).
Furthermore, Dr. Heerstraßen is a certified translator for the languages German and Polish accredited by the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf.
Polish (native language), German, English