Dr. Kamila Szutowska-Simon
Area of Specialisation
Dr. Kamila Szutowska-Simon, attorney-at-law, has worked for TIGGES since April 2016. She is admitted to practise as an attorney in Poland at the Krakow Bar Association. As a member of the Düsseldorf Bar Association, she is entitled to render advice on German law and to represent clients in German courts.
The focal point of her work as an attorney is German-Polish legal transactions. She advises her clients on issues of German and Polish civil law and commercial law which particularly arise in connection with cross-border business and activities.
Other Fields of Activity
One of Dr. Kamila Szutowska-Simon‘s other fields of activity is medical and pharmaceuticals law. This includes in particular the problem of liability for treatment errors, informed consent, patient and test-subject rights, as well as questions involving the conducting of clinical pharmaceutical trials and other medical experiments.
Dr. Kamila Szutowska-Simon was born and grew up in Krakow. She studied law at Krakow Jagiellonen University and did a master‘s thesis on compensation liability in medical civil law with Professor Dr. Fyderyk Zoll. While doing her master‘s degree, she studied at the School of German law at the Universities of Krakow, Heidelberg and Mainz as well as the school of US-American law at the University of Krakow and The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law.
As a member of and scholarship holder in the European Graduate College of the German Research Community "Systemtransformation und Wirtschaftsintegration im zusammenwachsenden Europa" (= system transformation and economic integration in a converging Europe), she did her doctorate thesis in the specialist area of law at the University of Heidelberg with Professor Dr. Christian Baldus. Her PhD on the subject of "Wille und Einwilligung im Probandenschutzsystem. Eine Untersuchung zur Richtlinie 2001/20/EG, zur Biomedizinischen Menschenrechtskonvention sowie zum polnischen und deutschen Zivil- und Arzneimittelrecht und ein alternativer Regelungsvorschlag zur Verordnung (EU) Nr. 536/2014 über Arzneimittelprüfungen mit Menschen" (= will and consent in the test-subject protection system. An examination of Directive 2001/20/EC, of the Biomedical Human Rights Convention as well as of Polish and German civil and pharmaceuticals law, and an alternative regulation proposal on Regulation (EU) nr. 536/2014 concerning pharmaceuticals trials with humans) was published in 2015. While doing her PhD, Dr Kamila Szutowska-Simon worked at the University of Heidelberg as a lecturer and gave semester lectures on the subject: "Einführung in das polnische Recht und die polnische Rechtssprache" (= introduction to Polish law and Polish legal terminology).
LanguagesGerman, English, Polish, Hungarian