LEGAL SERVICES FOR FOREIGNERS
- legal counseling and other services concerning employment of foreigners in Poland;
- legal services in obtaining administrative decisions indispensable for doing business and investing in Poland;
- legal and tax counseling for foreign investments in Poland;
- legal services concerning introduction foreign products on Polish market;
- complex counseling for local branches of foreign companies and companies with foreign capital.
LEGAL SERVICES FOR BUSINESS
- legal assistance in creating and registering of companies, branches or agencies in Poland,
- permanent corporate legal service;
- legal assistance in liquidation of a company, branch or agency;
- complex legal services in concluding contracts, managing the contracts during their performance, including reporting, verifying and redressing eventual claims;
- legal assistance during bankruptcy;
- recovery of claims.
The Law Office offers a complex legal service for companies using the natural environment, especially in fields mentioned below:
1. Legal analysis of actual permits for water usage for eventual possibilities of cost optimization
- legal assistance in possible obtaining partial waivers of requirements for usage of water;
- analysis of the list or required laboratory tests for discontinuation of redundant tests;
2. Preparation or analysis of actual contracts for providing statements of environmental impact and conducting laboratory tests; taking into account the responsibility issue of the parties to a contract
Optimization of water permits from the moment of concluding the contract for providing statements of environmental impact (‘operat wodnoprawny’) as the findings of such statement have major influence on the amount of costs of an entity using the natural environment during permit use.
Lowering of costs of natural environment use is possible also by concluding favorable contracts with a laboratory conducting necessary tests. As a rule it is the company using the environment which bears most of the costs, including fees and penalties in case of exceedance of the norms. However, it is possible to divide the responsibility between parties (i.e. the company and the laboratory) differently by concluding a favorable contract, protecting interests of both parties.
3. Legal assistance in administrative procedures concerning water permits and other environmental issues altogether with assistance in eventual administrative court procedures and before the High Administrative Court.
INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY LAW
- legal advice concerning intellectual property and related rights, patents and utility models protection;
- legal advice concerning transfer of rights to trademarks and other product and producer markings;
- representation in proceedings before administrative organs (Patent Office), courts and other institutions dealing with industrial property;
- representation in negotiations and dispute resolutions concerning infringements of intellectual and industrial property rights.
REAL ESTATE LAW
- analyses of legal status of the estate;
- legal advice concerning buying and selling estates taking into account financial and fiscal issues;
- legal services concerning preparation, negotiations and performance of lease agreements;
- revindication of estates nationalized on the basis of the Agrarian and Industrial Reform Decree;
- complete legal services concerning mortgage law;
- representation before domestic courts and administrative organs in proceedings concerning the estate;
- legal services for housing associations;
- legal advice and representation in disputes between housing developers and property buyers;
- legal services concerning shares conversion or real the estate.
COURT CASES CONCERNING FAMILY AND INHERITANCE LAW
- representation in court proceedings concerning divorce;
- participation in mediation between spouses;
- legal advice concerning common property of the spouses;
- legal services concerning statements of inheritance, inheritance division and inheritance agreements;
- legal advice concerning liability for inherited debts.
CONSTRUCTION LAW AND ZONING LAW
- legal advice concerning investment process;
- legal advice and representation in settlement of the investment;
- legal advice and representation in proceedings concerning spatial plan study and approval of the zoning plan.
- legal services for entrepreneurs concerning labor law;
- representation in court cases concerning labor law;
- legal advice concerning incentive packages for managers and employees;
- legal advice concerning redundancies, contract terminations;
- legal advice concerning preparation of contracts, legal opinions, protocols and regulations, taking into account favorable financial solutions;
- up-to-date advice concerning labor law and social security law;
- legal services concerning insurance and pension system (second pillar, OFE).
TAX LAW AND EU GRANTS
Advice and representation before tax offices and administrative courts in cases concerning income tax, VAT, excises and EU subsidies.
- preparation of applications for permits and concessions, complaints and appeals against the decisions of administrative organs;
- representation before local and central administrative organs, administrative courts and High Administrative Court;
- assistance in proceedings before executive organs of administration;
- preparation of applications and other documents in administrative proceedings;
- assistance in seeking compensation for damage caused by unlawful administrative decisions;
- preparation of legal opinions and expertise.