Legal services

Litigation

Our Law Firm Poland offers clients representing all over Poland e.g. in Warsaw (Law Firm Warsaw) in common and administrative courts, Supreme Court, Constitutional Tribunal, as well as arbitration courts. We pursue compensation claims, in particular resulting from non-performance or improper performance of a contract, destruction or relinquishment of a property and damage to a property. Polish Lawyer acts for clients, e.g. in administrative proceedings relating to obtaining permits necessary to conduct business activity. We also prepare constitutional complaints. We make attempts to settle disputes, if possible, through mediation or conciliatory proceeding arbitration.

Collection of receivables

Our Polish Law Firm collects our clients’ receivables. In enforcement proceedings we cooperate with bailiffs operating all over Poland i.a. in Warsaw (Law Firm Warsaw). Poland Lawyer oversees correctness of the course of the enforcement proceedings.

Contracts

Our Law Firm Poland offers legal support in the commercial contracts, specifically loan contracts, sale and lease back contracts, public-private partnership contracts, insurance contracts and contracts of carriage. We draw up contracts which are consistent with the Polish civil code and protect the interests of clients optimally. Warsaw Lawyer supports clients in negotiating terms of contracts. We assess results of transactions from a tax point of view. Our Law Firm Warsaw offers also legal assistance in project finance, particularly in issues regarding establishment of security rights (legal services Warsaw).

Labour law

Our Law Firm Poland offers legal assistance within the scope of individual and collective labour relations, as well as social insurance (labour law Poland). We advise on issues relating to employment contract termination, employment systems and benefits, health and safety at work (labour code Poland). Polish Lawyer supports clients in the selection of employment forms, as well as the restructuring of employment, including group dismissals and employee transfers. We assist in negotiations conducted by clients with trade unions, regarding, inter alia, collective work agreements.

We also advise on making employment records and calculating working time. Warsaw Lawyer prepares workplace regulations, remuneration regulations and social fund regulations which are consistent with Polish labour law. Our Law Firm Warsaw prepares remuneration and awards structures for management staff, including stock option plans (legal services Warsaw). We draw up management contracts and non-competition contracts. Poland Lawyer advises expatriates on legalisation of work and stay in Poland e.g. in Warsaw (Law Firm Warsaw) and we also assist in delegating employees to other countries. We support clients in case of inspections of the State Labour Inspection. Polish Lawyer represents clients in court proceedings regarding discrimination, mobbing, as well as compensations for damage of employee health.

Real estate

Our Polish Law Firm offers legal support in the sale of real estate transactions. We advise particularly on real estate acquisition finance and we also determine the legal status of property (due diligence). Poland Lawyer draws up, inter alia, construction contracts, sale of property contracts, development contracts, real estate management contracts and lease contracts.

We support clients in implementing construction investments, specifically we assess the possibility of property development with reference to the construction law and zoning regulations and we prepare documents required to obtain building permits. Polish Lawyer represents clients in administrative proceedings relating to property development, obtaining tree felling permits, road lane closure permits or permits for foreigners to buy property, as well as in court proceedings regarding entries in land and mortgage registers.

Public procurement

Our Law Firm Poland offers legal assistance in public procurement proceedings. We draw up legal opinions regarding the application of public procurement provisions. Polish Lawyer represents clients in proceedings in the National Appeal Chamber. We assist in negotiations of terms of the procurement contract. We advise on disputable issues relating to execution of the procurement. Our Law Firm Warsaw prepares, for clients that are not obliged to apply the Public Procurement Act, regulations specifying procedures regarding ordering goods or services (legal services Warsaw).

Intellectual property

Our Law Firm Poland offers rendering legal services within the scope of copyrights protection, inter alia, in issues relating to electronic exploitation of works. We draw up, in particular licence contracts, as well as we represent clients, specifically, in proceedings relating to seizure on the border of goods infringing intellectual property rights.

Our Law Firm Warsaw offers also legal assistance within the scope of industrial property rights, in particular in issues regarding trademark and patent rights, as well as the transfer of these rights (legal services Warsaw). We support clients in registering Community trademarks. Polish Lawyer represents clients in proceedings in the Patent Office. We advise on issues concerning protection of know-how and trade secrets.

Personal data protection

Our Poland Law Firm offers rendering legal services within the scope of personal data protection, including issues relating to disclosure of such data to the authorised subjects. We perform duties of inspector of personal data protection, as well as carry out GDPR audits (General Data Protection Regulation audits). Polish Lawyer prepares contracts authorising to process personal data and procedures of computer systems management used for the processing of such data. We represent clients in proceedings conducted by the President of the Personal Data Protection Office.

Competition law

Our Law Firm Poland offers legal assistance within the scope of competition law, particularly in issues regarding abuse of a dominant position, as well as merger control of entrepreneurs. We advise on competition-restricting contracts, both horizontal and vertical, price mechanisms and distribution systems, as well as the application of leniency programmes in cartel cases.

We support clients in case of inspections of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, as well as of the Trade Inspection. Polish Lawyer represents clients in proceedings conducted by the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, as well as in litigation in the Court of Competition and Consumer Protection.

We offer legal assistance in matters relating to the unfair competition, inter alia, regarding the protection of brand products and misleading advertising. Polish Lawyer offers legal services also within the scope of consumer law, including matters relating to practices violating collective consumer interests, warranty claims, product liability, as well as distance contracts and contracts negotiated away from business premises.

New technologies

Our Poland Law Firm offers legal assistance within the scope of the law of new technologies, particularly in issues regarding ebusiness. We advise on matters relating to creation and hosting of websites, protection of domain names, the use of digital signatures and eprocurement, etc. Polish Lawyer prepares, inter alia, contracts for computer systems implementation. We represent clients in the Court of Conciliation for Internet Domains in Warsaw.

Our Law Firm Warsaw offers also legal services within the scope of telecommunications law (legal services Warsaw). We prepare particularly telecommunications access contracts, as well as contracts and regulations for rendering telecommunications services. Polish Lawyer represents clients in proceedings conducted by the President of the Office of Electronic Communications. We assist in telecommunications networks development projects.

Media law

Our Poland Law Firm offers legal support within the scope of regulations relating to specific media, such as press, radio, television and Internet. We advise on issues regarding, inter alia, restrictions on advertising certain goods and services, the personal data protection of websites users and using databases in advertising. Polish Lawyer assesses particularly conformity with the law of editorial material intended for publication.

We provide legal services within the scope of acquisitions of media assets and film production finance. We prepare licence contracts, publishing contracts and newspapers distribution contracts, etc. Polish Lawyer represents clients in proceedings regarding, inter alia, infringement of personal rights, as well as royalties collected by collective copyright management organization.

EU law

Our Law Firm Warsaw offers rendering legal services within the scope of European Union law. We support clients in application of relevant provisions of EU law, relating to, among others, the freedom of establishment, as well as the free movement of goods, services, capital and persons. Polish Lawyer prepares analyses regarding sector regulations of EU law. We advise on the direct effect of EU law. Our Law Firm Warsaw assists in obtaining explanations from appropriate offices (legal services Warsaw).

Environmental protection

Our Law Firm Poland offers rendering legal services within the scope of environmental law and wildlife conservation law, particularly in issues relating to gas emissions, waste management, sewage disposal and protection against noise. We identify restrictions to clients’ investment activities arising from environmental protection regulations. Polish Lawyer supports clients within the scope of procedures relating to community participation, as well as assessment of environmental impact.

We prepare reports relating to the state of the adaptation of the business activities to the environmental protection regulations. Polish Lawyer advises on obtaining integrated permits, the REACH system, the greenhouse gas emission trading system, etc. We prepare in particular contracts on waste recycling. Our Law Firm Warsaw represents clients in proceedings relating to, inter alia, ”eco-terrorism”, as well as the transfer of rights and obligations resulting from existing permits (legal services Warsaw).

Bankruptcy law

Our Poland Law Firm offers legal assistance in the restructuring and liquidation of enterprises, particularly we advise on matters relating to debt restructuring and refinancing. We represent clients in bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings inter alia open to arrangement proceedings. Polish Lawyer files clients’ claims in bankruptcy proceedings. We advise on the sale of enterprises belonging to bankrupt companies, in particular we negotiate the terms of the enterprise sale with the official receivers. Our Law Firm Warsaw assists in the issues regarding, inter alia, the liability of management board members for failure to file a bankruptcy petition within a deadline (legal services Warsaw).