Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm’s mis­sion is to pro­vi­de to its clients with com­pre­hen­si­ve legal servi­ces, par­ti­cu­lar­ly in the fol­lo­wing fields: liti­ga­tion, con­tracts, labo­ur law, real esta­te, public pro­cu­re­ment, M&A, intel­lec­tu­al pro­per­ty, per­so­nal data pro­tec­tion, com­pe­ti­tion law, new tech­no­lo­gies, media law, EU law, envi­ron­men­tal pro­tec­tion and ban­krupt­cy law.  Our Law firm has offi­ces in War­saw and Gdańsk. 

We are awa­re of how impor­tant is legal advi­so­ry, which ensu­res legal safe­ty with under­stan­ding the essen­ce of busi­ness acti­vi­ty at the same time. Our lawy­ers advi­se on the law, as sim­ply as possi­ble in order not to bur­den clients with the intri­ca­cies of legal pro­vi­sions. We belie­ve that solu­tions pro­vi­ded by us ena­ble clients achie­ving suc­ces­ses and buil­ding up a mar­ket advan­ta­ge. We serve our clients with the undi­vi­ded atten­tion they dese­rve. It sho­uld be under­li­ned that we aim to opti­mi­se costs of legal servi­ces pro­vi­ded by us. Our clients are infor­med imme­dia­te­ly of all costs incur­red in con­ne­xion with the­ir mat­ters. The Law firm pro­vi­des legal assi­stan­ce on hour­ly basis, as well as on agre­ed fixed fees.

Legal services

Litigation

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm offers repre­sen­ting clients all over Poland in com­mon and admi­ni­stra­ti­ve courts, Supre­me Court, Con­sti­tu­tio­nal Tri­bu­nal, as well as arbi­tra­tion courts. We pur­sue com­pen­sa­tion, in  par­ti­cu­lar resul­ting from non-per­for­man­ce or impro­per per­for­man­ce of  a con­tract, destruc­tion or reli­nqu­ish­ment of a pro­per­ty and dama­ge to a pro­per­ty. Our lawy­ers act 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

We col­lect our clients’ rece­iva­bles. In enfor­ce­ment pro­ce­edings we coope­ra­te with bailiffs ope­ra­ting all over Poland. Our lawy­ers over­see cor­rect­ness of the cour­se of the enfor­ce­ment pro­ce­edings.

Contracts

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm 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 pro­tect inte­re­sts of clients opti­mal­ly. Our lawy­ers sup­port clients in nego­tia­ting terms of con­tracts. We assess results of trans­ac­tions from a tax point of view. Our law firm offers also legal assi­stan­ce in pro­ject finan­ce, par­ti­cu­lar­ly in issu­es regar­ding esta­bli­sh­ment of secu­ri­ty rights.

Labour law

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm offers legal assi­stan­ce within the sco­pe of indi­vi­du­al and col­lec­ti­ve labo­ur rela­tions, as well as social insu­ran­ce. We advi­ce on issu­es rela­ting to employ­ment con­tract ter­mi­na­tion, employ­ment sys­tems and bene­fits, health and safe­ty at work. Our lawy­ers sup­port 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 advi­ce on making employ­ment records and cal­cu­la­ting wor­king time. Our lawy­ers pre­pa­re work­pla­ce regu­la­tions, remu­ne­ra­tion regu­la­tions and social fund regu­la­tions. Our law firm pre­pa­res remu­ne­ra­tion and awards struc­tu­res for mana­ge­ment staff, inc­lu­ding stock option plans. We draw up mana­ge­ment con­tracts and non-com­pe­ti­tion con­tracts. Our lawy­ers advi­ce expa­tria­tes on lega­li­sa­tion of work and stay in Poland and we also assist in dele­ga­ting employ­ees to ano­ther coun­tries. We sup­port clients in case of inspec­tions of the Sta­te Labo­ur Inspec­tion. Our lawy­ers repre­sent clients in court pro­ce­edings regar­ding discri­mi­na­tion, mob­bing, as well as com­pen­sa­tions for dama­ge of employ­ee health.

Real estate

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm offers legal sup­port in the sale of real esta­te trans­ac­tions. We advi­ce par­ti­cu­lar­ly on real esta­te acqu­isi­tion finan­ce and we also deter­mi­ne the legal sta­tus of pro­per­ty (due dili­gen­ce). Our lawy­ers draw 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. Our lawy­ers repre­sent 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

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm offers legal assi­stan­ce in public pro­cu­re­ment pro­ce­edings. We draw up legal opi­nions regar­ding the appli­ca­tion of public pro­cu­re­ment pro­vi­sions. Our lawy­ers repre­sent clients in pro­ce­edings in the Natio­nal Appe­al Cham­ber. We assist in nego­tia­tions of terms of the pro­cu­re­ment con­tract. We advi­ce on dispu­ta­ble issu­es rela­ting to exe­cu­tion of the pro­cu­re­ment. Our law firm pre­pa­res, for clients that are not obli­ged to apply the Public Pro­cu­re­ment Act, regu­la­tions spe­ci­fy­ing pro­ce­du­res regar­ding orde­ring goods or servi­ces.

M&A

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm ren­ders advi­so­ry servi­ces on mer­ger, divi­sion and trans­for­ma­tion of com­pa­nies. We advi­ce on acqu­isi­tion trans­ac­tions of sha­res (stocks), as well as enter­pri­ses or the­ir spe­ci­fic assets, par­ti­cu­lar­ly we con­duct cor­po­ra­te due dili­gen­ces in order to iden­ti­fy poten­tial risks of per­for­med trans­ac­tions.

Our law firm offers also day-to-day legal sup­port in com­pa­ny cor­po­ra­te mat­ters, par­ti­cu­lar­ly on mana­ge­ment and super­vi­so­ry board meetings, sha­re­hol­ders’ meetings (stoc­khol­ders’ meetings), amend­ments to artic­les of asso­cia­tion (sta­tu­tes) and com­pa­ny by-laws, redemp­tion and pled­ge over sha­res (stocks). We sup­port clients in set­ting up and liqu­ida­ting of com­pa­nies, branch offi­ces, repre­sen­ta­ti­ve offi­ces, foun­da­tions and asso­cia­tions. Our lawy­ers advi­ce on the pro­tec­tion of the inte­re­sts of mino­ri­ty inve­stors.

Intellectual property

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm 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 bor­der of goods infrin­ging intel­lec­tu­al pro­per­ty rights.

Our law firm 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. We sup­port clients in regi­ste­ring Com­mu­ni­ty tra­de­marks. Our lawy­ers repre­sent clients in pro­ce­edings in the Patent Offi­ce. We advi­ce on issu­es con­cer­ning pro­tec­tion of know-how and tra­de secrets.

Personal data protection

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes 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). Our lawy­ers pre­pa­re 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

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm 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 advi­ce on com­pe­ti­tion-restric­ting con­tracts, both hori­zon­tal and ver­ti­cal, pri­ce mecha­ni­sms and distri­bu­tion sys­tems, as well as the appli­ca­tion of lenien­cy pro­gram­me 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. Our lawy­ers repre­sent 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. Our lawy­ers offer 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

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm offers legal assi­stan­ce within the sco­pe of the law of new tech­no­lo­gies, par­ti­cu­lar­ly in issu­es regar­ding e-busi­ness. We advi­ce on mat­ters rela­ting to cre­ation and hosting of websi­tes, pro­tec­tion of doma­in names, the use of digi­tal signa­tu­res and e-pro­cu­re­ment, etc. Our lawy­ers pre­pa­re, inter alia, con­tracts for com­pu­ter sys­tems imple­men­ta­tion. We repre­sent clients in the Court of Con­ci­lia­tion for Inter­net Doma­ins in War­saw.

Our law firm offers also legal servi­ces within the sco­pe of tele­com­mu­ni­ca­tions law. We pre­pa­re par­ti­cu­lar­ly tele­com­mu­ni­ca­tions access con­tracts, as well as con­tracts and regu­la­tions for ren­de­ring tele­com­mu­ni­ca­tions servi­ces. Our lawy­ers repre­sent clients in pro­ce­edings con­duc­ted by the Pre­si­dent of the Offi­ce of Elec­tro­nic Com­mu­ni­ca­tions. We assist in tele­com­mu­ni­ca­tions networks deve­lop­ment pro­jects.

Media law

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm offers legal sup­port within the sco­pe of regu­la­tions rela­ting to spe­ci­fic media, such as press, radio, tele­vi­sion and Inter­net. We advi­ce on issu­es regar­ding, inter alia, restric­tions on adver­ti­sing cer­ta­in goods and servi­ces, the per­so­nal data pro­tec­tion of websi­tes users and using data­ba­ses in adver­ti­sing. Our lawy­ers assess 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. Our lawy­ers repre­sent clients in pro­ce­edings regar­ding, inter alia, infrin­ge­ment of per­so­nal rights, as well as roy­al­ties col­lec­ted by col­lec­ti­ve copy­ri­ght mana­ge­ment orga­ni­za­tion.

EU law

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm 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. Our lawy­ers pre­pa­re ana­ly­ses regar­ding sec­tor regu­la­tions of EU law. We advi­ce on direct effect of EU law. Our law firm assi­sts in obta­ining expla­na­tions from appro­pria­te offi­ces.

Environmental protection

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm 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. Our lawy­ers sup­port 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. Our lawy­ers advi­ce 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 repre­sents clients in pro­ce­edings rela­ting to, inter alia, ”eco-ter­ro­rism”, as well as the trans­fer of rights and obli­ga­tions resul­ting from exi­sting per­mits.

Bankruptcy law

Rad­kie­wicz & Advo­ca­tes Law Firm offers legal assi­stan­ce in the restruc­tu­ring and liqu­ida­tion of enter­pri­ses, par­ti­cu­lar­ly we advi­ce on mat­ters rela­ting to debt restruc­tu­ring and refi­nan­cing. We repre­sent clients in ban­krupt­cy and restruc­tu­ring pro­ce­edings inter alia open to arran­ge­ment pro­ce­edings. Our lawy­ers file clients’ cla­ims in ban­krupt­cy pro­ce­eding. We advi­ce on sale of enter­pri­ses belon­ging to ban­krupt com­pa­nies, in par­ti­cu­lar we nego­tia­te the terms of the enter­pri­se sale with the offi­cial rece­ivers. Our law firm assi­sts in the issu­es regar­ding, inter alia, the lia­bi­li­ty of mana­ge­ment board mem­bers for failu­re to file a ban­krupt­cy peti­tion within a deadli­ne.

Lawyers

Kamil Radkiewicz

Attor­ney at law

  • spe­cia­li­ses in wide-ran­ging busi­ness law;
  • befo­re esta­bli­shing the Law firm he has gained expe­rien­ce in repu­ta­ble law firms and law depart­ments of big enter­pri­ses;
  • in his pre­vio­us prac­ti­ce he advi­sed spe­ci­fi­cal­ly firms of the fol­lo­wing sec­tors: media (press, radio, tele­vi­sion), publi­shing, auto­mo­ti­ve, che­mi­cal (inter alia pro­du­cers of cle­aning pro­ducts and cosme­tics, pro­du­cers of bio­fu­els), trans­port, tele­com­mu­ni­ca­tions, food (e.g. bre­we­ries), hotel, deve­lop­ment, tra­de, clo­thing and waste mana­ge­ment;
  • dealt with mat­ters rela­ting par­ti­cu­lar­ly to: com­pe­ti­tion law (inter alia mer­ger con­trol of entre­pre­neurs and restruc­tu­ring of car dealer network), unfa­ir com­pe­ti­tion (inter alia brand pro­tec­tion, misle­ading adver­ti­sing and shelf char­ges), pro­tec­tion of per­so­nal rights, copy­ri­ghts, lia­bi­li­ty of the mana­ge­ment board mem­bers, regi­ste­ring of per­so­nal data filing sys­tems, labe­ling of food pro­ducts and pla­cing diet sup­ple­ments on the mar­ket;
  • nego­tia­ted con­tracts, in par­ti­cu­lar within the sco­pe of new tech­no­lo­gies;
  • repre­sen­ted clients in courts e.g. in labo­ur cases;
  • Busi­ness Cen­tre Club expert;
  • is an author of artic­les publi­shed in „Rzecz­po­spo­li­ta” new­spa­per;
  • spe­aks English flu­en­tly;
  • is a mem­ber of the Com­pe­ti­tion Law Asso­cia­tion and War­saw Bar Asso­cia­tion of Attor­neys at Law.

Katarzyna Chełstowska

Tax advi­ser, Attor­ney at law

  • spe­cia­li­ses in inco­me tax, pro­per­ty tax, as well as VAT, in par­ti­cu­lar she pro­vi­des servi­ces to entre­pre­neurs from finan­cial and servi­ce sec­tor;
  • advi­ses on tax results and tax opti­mi­sa­tion of trans­ac­tions, inc­lu­ding mer­gers, acqu­isi­tions and trans­for­ma­tions of com­pa­nies;
  • con­ducts ana­ly­ses of inter­nal pro­ce­du­res from a tax pay­ments point of view;
  • files motions in order to obta­in offi­cial tax inter­pre­ta­tions;
  • repre­sents clients in tax pro­ce­edings in admi­ni­stra­ti­ve autho­ri­ties and admi­ni­stra­ti­ve courts;
  • is a co–author of mono­gra­phs and tax com­men­ta­ries (inter alia “Komen­tarz do usta­wy o podat­ku od towa­rów i usług” (Com­men­ta­ry on the VAT Act), “Komen­tarz do usta­wy o podat­ku docho­do­wym od osób praw­nych” (Com­men­ta­ry on the Legal Per­sons’ Inco­me Tax Act) and publi­ca­tions in tax perio­di­cals (inter alia in “Porad­nik Podat­ni­ka” (Taxpayer’s Manu­al), “Doradz­two Podat­ko­we” (Tax Advi­so­ry) and “Fiskus” (Tax Offi­ce);
  • spe­aks English flu­en­tly;
  • is a mem­ber of the Natio­nal Cham­ber of Tax Advi­sers and War­saw Bar Asso­cia­tion of Attor­neys at Law.

Urszula Kalisty

Attor­ney at law

  • spe­cia­li­ses in cor­po­ra­te advi­so­ry, com­mer­cial trans­ac­tions and labo­ur law, par­ti­cu­lar­ly she pre­pa­res artic­les of asso­cia­tion (sta­tu­tes) and mana­ge­ment con­tracts;
  • advi­ses entre­pre­neurs, inter alia, of che­mi­cal sec­tor, on envi­ron­men­tal pro­tec­tion (e.g. waste mana­ge­ment) and com­pe­ti­tion law (e.g. distri­bu­tion con­tracts at dif­fe­rent levels of tra­de);
  • has bro­ad liti­ga­tion expe­rien­ce, inter alia, in labo­ur cases;
  • spe­aks English flu­en­tly;
  • is a mem­ber of War­saw Bar Asso­cia­tion of Attor­neys at Law.

Małgorzata Szlezingier

Attor­ney at law

  • spe­cia­li­ses in tele­com­mu­ni­ca­tions law, law on the Inter­net, com­pe­ti­tion law, admi­ni­stra­ti­ve law and pro­ce­du­ral law;
  • wor­ked in the Offi­ce of Elec­tro­nic Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, the Offi­ce of Com­pe­ti­tion and Con­su­mer Pro­tec­tion, as well as in repu­ta­ble law firms;
  • advi­sed on tele­com­mu­ni­ca­tions law, par­ti­cu­lar­ly in mat­ters rela­ting to: gran­ting fre­qu­en­cies and num­bers, bro­ad­band Inter­net access (BSA), access to the local loop unbun­dling, impo­sing penal­ties on tele­com­mu­ni­ca­tions ope­ra­tors, impo­sing regu­la­to­ry obli­ga­tions; more­over she nego­tia­ted, inter alia, inter­con­nect con­tracts and leased lines con­tracts; she par­ti­ci­pa­ted in pro­ce­edings con­duc­ted by the Pre­si­dent of the Offi­ce of Elec­tro­nic Com­mu­ni­ca­tions and the Pre­si­dent of the Offi­ce of Com­pe­ti­tion and Con­su­mer Pro­tec­tion;
  • pro­vi­ded legal servi­ces for com­pa­nies of the fol­lo­wing sec­tors: FMCG, publi­shing and fuel; par­ti­cu­lar­ly she advi­sed on M&A trans­ac­tions, as well as repre­sen­ted clients in com­pen­sa­tion and expro­pria­tion pro­ce­edings;
  • is the author of publi­ca­tions in quater­ly jour­nal “Pra­wo i Eko­no­mia w Tele­ko­mu­ni­ka­cji” (Law and Eco­no­mics in Tele­com­mu­ni­ca­tions);
  • spe­aks English flu­en­tly;
  • is a mem­ber of War­saw Bar Asso­cia­tion of Attor­neys at Law.

Contact

Warsaw Office

Rad­kie­wicz & Asso­cia­tes Law Firm
Al. Jero­zo­lim­skie 65/79 (The LIM Cen­tre — Mar­riott Hotel)
00–697 War­sza­wa
tel. +48 22 292 82 35

Gdańsk Office

Rad­kie­wicz & Asso­cia­tes Law Firm
Wały Pia­stow­skie 1 lok. 1508
80–855 Gdańsk
tel. 801 50 10 50