Our law firm has been providing professional legal services, addressed both to individual and business clients, both domestic and foreign,Â since 2004.Â We deal with civil and administrative matters, including those with an international dimension, ensuring that the legal services offered meet the objectives and needs of our clients, are of the highest standard and are reliable and effective.Â
The partners, Ewa Polz, Piotr Polz and Anna Polz- Ziobrowska, are qualified lawyers having extensive knowledge and long-standing experience gained both in Poland and abroad. The partners are the arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw and of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Confederation of Private Employers Lewiatan in Warsaw.
In Poland we operate mainly in Warsaw and Mazowieckie Voivodeship, but we also handle cases all over Poland on behalf of our clients. By using means of electronic communication we serve foreign customers in Polish, English and Russian.
Abroad, weÂ co-operateÂ with lawyers from the UK, USA, Canada and Australia in cases of Polish citizens that require conducting in those countries, as well as in cases of citizens of those countries that require conducting in Poland, such as successions, divorce cases involving the division of the estate, and real property cases.
Our legal services are professional and effective, because every lawyer working within our firm has not only the necessary knowledge and qualifications, certified with the title of professional legal adviser or attorney-at-law, but also extensive experience in co-operating with companies, both Polish and international.
We provide legal services in Polish,Â English and Russion.
Professional legal services
Our legal advisers and attorneys are highly experienced specialists in the following areas of law:
- business law and commercial law,
- contract and obligation law,
- real estate law,
- construction law,
- public procurement law,
- labour law,
- IT law,
- administrative law,
- the law of succession,
- family property law,
- rights of foreigners,
- tax and criminal tax law,
- civil and administrative procedural law.
Comprehensive legal support for businesses
Our comprehensive legal services for companies and other business entities include, among others:
- incorporation and registration of companies in the National Court Register and Business Activity Register,
- day-to-day support of business activities,
- provision of legal advice and opinions,
- application for permits and licences,
- drafting agreements and other documents, including resolutions, by-laws, regulations,
- taking part in negotiations,
- representation of business clients in proceedings before state and local administration authorities and before courts such as common and administrative courts.
We help in securing damages
Our legal advisers and attorneys effectively litigate damages cases before common courts as well as before state and local administration authorities and administrative courts. They also bring cases before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg for infringement of the property rights and the right to a fair trial in civil and administrative cases.
As experts in construction and real estate law, we successfully conduct cases to obtain compensation for expropriated real estate, including plots expropriated for public roads.
We also successfully conduct compensation cases involving the return and payment of financial compensation for land expropriated in Warsaw on the basis of the 1946 Bierut Decree.
We also handle compensation cases for cancelled or delayed flights.
We help in cases involving construction and real estate matters
Our legal advisers and attorneys have extensive experience in advising and conducting construction cases, in particular concerning spatial development plans, land development decisions, building permits, occupancy permits for construction projects, legalisation of unlawfully commenced construction projects. Our law firm effectively represents clients before architectural and building administration authorities and before building supervision authorities.
In the area of real estate matters weÂ conduct legal research relating to real property and regulate its legal status,Â we participate in negotiations regarding purchase/sale of real property and prepare or issue opinions on sale/purchase agreements of real property, as well as represent clients before common courtÂ in all cases regarding real property, such as:Â abolition of property co-ownership, positive prescription, demarcation, claiming compensation for non-contractual use of real property, clearings of expenditures for real property and establishing of easements, including easement by necessity,
We help in probate and estate cases
Our legal advisers and attorneys have extensive experience and are effective in dealing with probate and family estate matters.
In the field of probate, we advise, among others, on inheritances, wills, the acquisition of inheritance rights, death agreements and effectively represent clients in litigation and non-trial proceedings, for example in matters of inheritance division and legitim. We have extensive experience in matters of inheritance acquisition in Poland by foreign citizens and in matters of inheritance acquisition by Polish citizens in the English-speaking countries under the common law system, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Australia, where we co-operate with local lawyers.Â
In the area of family estate, our lawyers advise, among others, on the management of the common estate of the spouses and the estate of the child, the conclusion of a prenuptial agreement, the purchase of real estate and carry out extrajudicial and judicial division of the common estate of the spouses.
Representation in administrative and judicial proceedings and before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg
Our legal advisers and attorneys are experts in judicial and administrative procedures and effectively represent clients in proceedings before state and local administration authorities and administrative courts, and in civil cases, in proceedings before common courts and the Supreme Court.
Our lawyers are also experienced in litigating before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg for infringement of the property rights and the right to a fair trial in respect of civil and administrative cases.
Individual and reliable approach to every case
Each legal adviser and attorney from our law firm takes an individual approach to the cases of our clients, first determining their goals and needs. We also try to gain knowledge about the specifics of the business of companies that are our clients.
Professional legal assistance provided by our law firm by legal advisers and attorneys, is intended to meet the needs and objectives of our clients under applicable laws, to be independent and reliable, and to be provided at the highest level.