Caroline Walka

Caroline Walka LL.M.

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern


Caroline Walka is a member of the foreign trade practice in Baker McKenzie's Berlin office. She joined the Firm in 2024.

Caroline studied law at the Freie Universität of Berlin and the Universidad de Granada (Spain) as well as the University of Edinburgh with a focus on public international law and human rights.

Before joining Baker McKenzie as an associate, Caroline completed her legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Berlin, with the Berlin Senate Administration, at the Baker McKenzie office in Berlin and an NGO in Windhoek, Namibia. She gained important experience in (international) public law during her LLM at the University of Edinburgh, where one of her focusses was business and human rights.

Practice Focus

Caroline’s focus is on international, European and national laws in the area of trade, compliance and sustainability. She advises clients on internal compliance systems, sanctions and embargo regimes, export control law and investment screening law. She accompanies internal and external investigations, audits and self-disclosures of export control and sanctions violations.

In addition, she supports clients in complying with the rapidly evolving EU and German legal situation in the area of sustainability, in particular the new directives and regulations under the EU Green Deal and the German Supply Chain Duty of Care Act. This also includes the establishment and improvement of corporate governance structures and internal compliance programs in relation to foreign trade law as well as environmental, social and governance matters.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Berliner Anwaltskammer - Member
  • Deutscher Juristinnenbund - Member


  • Germany (2024)


  • Kammergericht Berlin (Second State Exam) (2023)
  • University of Edinburgh (2021)
  • Free University of Berlin (First State Exam) (2019)
  • Universidad de Granada (2017)


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish