SPECIALIZATIONS

  • We set up and register commercial companies and branch offices of foreign operators;
  • We prepare memorandums and articles of association (we provide notarial support);
  • We draw up regulations for corporate authorities;
  • We carry out structural, capital and personal changes in companies;
  • We develop and negotiate contracts of sale of shares or stock;
  • We advise on civil and criminal liability of members of corporate authorities;
  • We represent members and stockholders at general meetings and meetings of shareholders;
  • We advise in the scope of current business operations of companies,
  • We conduct liquidation and bankruptcy processes of companies;
  • We prepare analyses of enterprises with a view to premises for declaration of bankruptcy;
  • We draw up petitions for declaration of bankruptcy;
  • We represent creditors and the bankrupt in bankruptcy proceedings (in liquidation and composition procedure);
  • We effect submission of claims in bankruptcy proceedings;
  • We represent creditors during meetings of creditors;
  • We advise entrepreneurs in rehabilitation proceedings in case of danger of insolvency;
  • We draw up regulations for award of public contracts and rules of procedure for tender commissions;
  • We prepare formal documentation in proceedings for award of a public contract, including the terms of reference, notices, calls for proposals, invitations to tender and contracts;
  • We participate in the work of tender commissions as experts in the proceedings;
  • We participate in negotiations with contractors;
  • We advise contractors at the stage of tendering for award of a public contract, conduct audit of terms of reference and notices, and assist in preparation of tenders;
  • We prepare means of appeal in proceedings for award of a public contract, including appeals and complaints to a circuit court against rulings of the National Board of Appeal;
  • We represent our Clients in proceedings before the National Board of Appeal and circuit courts;
  • We advise on selection of the optimum form of taxation and optimum forms of employment of workers, collaborators and executives;
  • We assist in selection of a form of bookkeeping;
  • We prepare tax opinions, requests for interpretation and tax analyses;
  • We file requests for obtaining individual interpretations of tax law provisions;
  • We effect tax reviews, including assessment of taxpayers’ compliance with obligations in the scope of tax accounts, identification of risks and preparation of possible optimization proposals;
  • We provide current advising on income tax, goods and services tax, civil law transactions tax and international tax law;
  • We represent Clients in tax proceedings in the course of tax audits and in proceedings before administrative courts, including the Supreme Administrative Court;
  • We advise on optimization of intra-Community transactions, import and export;
  • We develop and negotiate agreements for transfer of copyrights and license agreements, including agreements concerning development and use of computer software;
  • We represent authors and performing artists in relations with producers, publishers and collective copyrights management organizations;
  • We represent Clients in matters concerning protection of copyrights, personal rights and reputation;
  • We take care of legal support of motion picture, music, audiovisual and multimedia production, as well as musical shows;
  • We advise on matters relating to distribution of creative works, including exploitation of creative works on the Internet, and modern forms of exploitation of creative works (digitalization, streaming and others);
  • We prepare contracts of employment, executive contracts, non-competition agreements and non-disclosure agreements;
  • We prepare draft work regulations, compensation regulations, corporate Social Benefits Fund regulations and collective labor agreements;
  • We advise on matters of termination of employment contracts and prepare draft statements and notices of termination of employment contracts;
  • We represent Clients before labor courts;
  • We support Clients in negotiations and mediations with trade unions, employee councils, staff representatives and in audit proceedings conducted by the State Labor Inspectorate and Social Insurance Institution;
  • We advise on individual and collective redundancies, including discharges made in processes of transformation and restructuring;
  • We advise on formation and registration of associations and foundations;
  • We develop texts of articles and internal policies of associations and foundations;
  • We assist in obtaining of public benefit organization status;
  • We support nonprofit organizations in endeavors to obtain subsidies and grants;
  • We provide legal support for public fund raising;
  • We provide assistance in the field of substantive administrative law (construction law, environmental protection law and spatial planning);
  • We advise in proceedings for obtaining administrative decisions relating to implementation of projects (decisions on conditions of development, building permits, environmental decisions);
  • We represent Clients in administrative appellate proceedings before administrative bodies (provincial governor [wojewoda], council colleges of appeal and special administration bodies);
  • We substitute for Clients in administrative-judicial proceedings both before provincial administrative courts and before the Supreme Administrative Court;
  • We perform defense activities at any stage of criminal proceedings;
  • We prepare notices of suspicion of an offense and offer legal assistance to our Clients – injured entities;
  • We represent Clients appearing in litigation as injured entities, auxiliary prosecutors and civil plaintiffs;
  • We advise on the use of available legal instruments aiming to prevent institution of fiscal-criminal proceedings;
  • We provide representation in the course of proceedings in cases of fiscal offenses and misdemeanors at the stage of proceedings conducted by financial authorities, during judicial and enforcement proceedings;
  • We support Clients in negotiations with law enforcement authorities;
  • We prepare litigation opinions containing analysis of claims, evaluation of legal risks and indication of existing litigation possibilities;
  • We provide advising in the scope of selection of optimum litigation tactics;
  • We conduct composition negotiations;
  • We represent our Clients in judicial proceedings before courts of all instances and the Supreme Court in all admissible modes, i.e. in ordinary, injunctive, writ-of-payment, simplified as well as in non-litigious proceedings;
  • We prepare all types of pleadings, including ordinary and extraordinary means of appeal;
  • We represent our Clients in enforcement and relief proceedings, and in anti-enforcement proceedings;
  • We advise our Clients how to function in trading without the risk of a breach of the principles of fair competition (designation of entrepreneur and enterprise, designation of products and services, advertising);
  • We advise on protection of business secrets (know-how) and reputation of our Clients;
  • We conduct litigations in matters concerning acts of unfair competition;
  • We conduct examinations of industrial property (registration and patent ability, prior-art research, analysis of freedom to operate, analysis for collision with third party rights, due diligence, examination of third party rights breach by domain registration);
  • We prepare the notification dossier and conduct notification and registration procedures in the scope of inventions, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks, geographical designations, new varieties of plants;
  • We represent Clients in all proceedings before the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland (UPRP), the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM), the European Patent Office (EPO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO);
  • We represent Clients in matters concerning industrial property before the Provincial Administrative Court (WSA), the Supreme Administrative Court (NSA), customs authorities, criminal and common courts, the Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union;
  • We advise on matters of domain piracy, infringement of trademark rights on the Internet;
  • We represent Clients before courts of arbitration: the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications, the Arbitration and Mediation Center at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic based in Prague (disputes regarding .eu domains);
  • We prepare due diligence analyses of legal status of real estate;
  • We develop draft agreements concerning purchase and sale and use of real estate (draft notarial deeds, developer agreements, long-term lease agreements);
  • We represent our Clients in the course of negotiations concerning purchase and sale of real estate;
  • We represent our Clients in administrative and judicial proceedings concerning issue of real estate, establishment of easements, demarcation and division of real estate, recovery of mesne profits;
  • We represent our Clients in land and mortgage register matters for entry and striking of entries from land and mortgage registers (easements, mortgages);
  • We carry out audits of compliance of personal data processing with the applicable law;
  • We prepare the required by law documentation of personal data protection;
  • We register personal data sets or Information Security Administrator with the Personal Data Protection Authority;
  • We advise how to process personal data in compliance with the applicable law;
  • We represent Clients in proceedings before the Personal Data Protection Authority;
  • We provide comprehensive legal support of institutions of culture (museums, philharmonics, theaters, culture centers);
  • We advise on protection and use of copyrights for the needs of cultural activities;
  • We represent institutions of culture before collective copyrights management organizations;
  • We provide legal support related to awarding of public contracts and other contracts (so-called cultural procurement) by institutions of culture;
  • We take care of legal issues associated with production of motion pictures, spectacles, publishing of records and books;
  • We provide comprehensive support for public finance sector units in the scope of public finance law provisions;
  • We comment on and develop grant agreements;
  • We prepare analyses related to audit of award of public contracts and settlement of grants;
  • We represent our Clients in matters of breach of public finance discipline;
  • We develop draft resolutions of governing bodies of local government units;
  • We advise on implementation of public investment projects (roads, infrastructure);