Beata Komarnicka-Nowak is a legal counsel (radca prawny) with over 20-years’ practice.
She represents bondholders who are victims of the GetBack fraud. Working with her
partner dr Mariusz Korpalski, she filed two class-action lawsuits against two largest bank in
Poland challenging the freedom the banks enjoyed in setting indexation rates for loan
She is also an expert in energy and construction laws. Beata has been advising and
representing windfarm businesses in administrative courts. She supervised the
construction process of the Askana Shopping Mall in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland. Beata
organized many training events on EU funds, e.g. in the Chamber of Commerce of Milan,
Italy. She also co-organized training for investors from the Kostrzyń-Słubice Special
Economic Zone (Kostrzyńsko-Słubicka Specjalna Strefa Ekonomiczna S.A.), and for
members of the Chamber of Commerce of the Western Poland and the Polish Chamber of
In the 1990s, Beata worked also for Telewizja Polska SA and Radio Merkury Poznań. She
has written articles for the Rzeczpospolita, Dziennik – Gazeta Prawna, and Gazeta Bankowa for
a long time, discussing legal issues, such as options and foreign currency loans. In 2020,
Beata Komarnicka and Mariusz Korpalski published the book “Options, Francs, and Banks-
See you in Court” in which they describe their legal struggles with contracts in which future
exchange rates are applied.
She graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration, Adam Mickiewicz University in
Poznań and became a legal counsel in 1999. Beata completed a doctoral program at the
Faculty of Law at the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw.
She was admitted to the Regional Chamber of Legal Counsels in Poznań. Beata speaks
French, English, and Russian.