SERVICES

LEGAL ADVICE

Business law

The positive outcome of a business undertaking depends on many factors. One of them is the decision-making that leads to solutions which are cost-efficient, but also safe in terms of their legal and tax consequences..

Thanks to many years of experience gained in international law firms, lawyers of LAW-TAXES.pl have developed methods of cooperation based on a principle of maintaining constant communication with Clients. This guarantees readiness to provide legal support in every aspect of our Clients` business activities. Our experts help to make strategic decisions aimed at increasing of competitiveness and based on creative approach to legal regulations.

Within services business law regulations we provide:

  • advice on an optimal legal form for a given type of business, concerning the subject of activity, planned ownership structure and tax solutions
  • registration of new companies
  • introduction of investors to the special economic zones
  • due diligence
  • drafting and verification of commercial agreements (e.g. corporate, license, lease, agency and distribution agreements)
  • support in choosing forms of legal security of receivables

LEGAL ADVISOR
Agata Okorowska

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Prawo pracy

Zatrudnienie pracowników nakłada na pracodawcę szereg obowiązków i rodzi liczne ryzyka. W swojej działalności zmierzamy do optymalizacji form zatrudnienia, systemów czasu pracy i opracowania dla naszych Klientów możliwie precyzyjnej dokumentacji z zakresu prawa pracy.

Opiniujemy i wdrażamy optymalne formy oddelegowania do pracy w krajach UE lub do pracy obywateli UE na terenie Polski. Reprezentujemy interesy pracodawców w sporach zbiorowych oraz sprawach przed sądami pracy.

W zakresie prawa pracy i ubezpieczeń społecznych oferujemy:

  • przygotowanie umów o pracę i kontraktów menedżerskich
  • przygotowanie regulaminów pracy i regulaminów wynagradzania
  • przygotowanie regulaminów zakładowych funduszy świadczeń socjalnych
  • optymalizacje czasu pracy
  • rozwiązywanie sporów zbiorowych
  • szkolenia dla kadry zarządzającej z zakresu przeciwdziałania mobbingowi
  • reprezentację w sporach ze stosunku pracy
  • reprezentację w sporach płatników z ZUS

LEGAL ADVISOR
Sergiusz Kmiecik

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Competition, consumer protection law and intellectual property law

Lawyers of LAW-TAXES.pl have many years of experience in consulting relating to the law of competition and consumer rights, as well as to the intellectual property law. The main aim of our cooperation with the Clients is to protect their best interests against actions of other entrepreneurs who infringe rules of fair competition and limit free market business opportunities.

We advise on issues related to, among others:

  • combating acts of unfair competition
  • ochroną znaków towarowych wzorów przemysłowych, patentów, wzorów użytkowych, nazw handlowych, oznaczeń geograficznych
  • protection of trademarks, industrial designs, patents, utility models, commercial names, protected geographical indications
  • antimonopoly law
  • control of concentrations
  • abuse of dominant position
  • agreements resulting in limitation of competition (e.g. cartel agreements)

As part of our services pertaining to competition law, consumer law and industrial property law we offer to our Clients:

  • representation before the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK)
  • registration of intellectual property rights
  • carrying out audits for businesses to determine the correctness and legal compliance of their B2C activity
  • representation of businesses in administrative proceedings on infringements of consumer rights

LEGAL ADVISOR
Mateusz Mrzygłód

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Litigation

The team of professional litigators of LAW-TAXES.pl is highly experienced in representing interests of Clients in disputes referred to common courts, arbitration tribunals and also before domestic and international administrative bodies

The primary objective of LAW-TAXES.pl litigation practice is to commence actions directly leading to the favourable resolution of a dispute at a pre-trial stage. This is accomplished by means of mediation and out of court settlements, decreasing the risks involved with litigation and to minimize possible costs of proceedings.

Within our litigation practice we offer the following services:

  • representing Clients in pre-trial procedures and mediation
  • representing Clients before common courts, arbitration tribunals, administrative courts, The Supreme Administrative Court and The Supreme Court
  • representing Clients in administrative proceedings, court administrative proceedings and before tax authorities

LEGAL ADVISOR
Sergiusz Kmiecik

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tel. +48 71 769 83 88
fax +48 71 769 83 89

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Commercial and corporate law

Conducting business in the form of a company requires a good knowledge of corporate law regulations. The choice of a particular company type influences rules on liability for a company’s obligations, tax burdens and legal relations between partners or shareholders. An overview of due regulations often does not bring answers to all arising issues. Only an in-depth knowledge of the corporate law including provisions on specific branches, together with consideration of present judicature and literature, can guarantee legal compliance of business operations. Therefore our experts support the Clients from the very beginning of their business undertakings and at every stage of their development.

As a part of our corporate law practice we offer the following services:

  • support in choosing the legal form for an enterprise
  • tworzenie podmiotów gospodarczych (spółki, oddziały, przedstawicielstwa, holdingi)
  • creation of commercial entities (companies, branches, representative offices, holdings)
  • on-going corporate consulting (preparing resolutions, rules for the governing bodies, amendments to statutes and contracts)
  • preparation of plans for business capitalization
  • preparation and management divisions of companies, mergers and acquisitions
  • preparation and supervision of MBO and LBO transactions
  • support in acquiring stocks and shares (drafting of contracts, negotiations)
  • carrying out companies liquidation processes
  • managing concentrations of companies (case assessment, preparing applications, obtaining approvals)

Our actions are always preceded by a detailed legal and tax analysis of the present situation. We present our opinions on the planned operations and risks involved but also provide advantageous alternatives, if any occur.


LEGAL ADVISOR
Agata Okorowska

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tel. +48 71 769 83 88
fax +48 71 769 83 89

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Construction and real estate law

Lawyers of LAW-TAXES.pl are highly experienced in legal advice regarding real estate transactions, land development and investment processes. Years of cooperation with our Clients involved in businesses on the real estate market enabled us to come up with procedures minimizing the risks of negative legal consequences of transactions and investments.

We offer the following services:

  • seeking locations for investment projects
  • legal due diligence of real estate
  • advice on purchase, sale and development of real estate
  • preparation of schemes for financing real estate purchases with a particular attention to minimization of risks of transactions and tax burdens
  • negotiating and drafting contracts regarding the real estate transactions
  • representation of foreign Clients in administrative proceedings regarding permits for purchase of real property

Apart from legal and tax consultation of pertaining transactions on the real estate market, LAW-TAXES.pl provides consulting services related to:

  • investment projects on real estate
  • carrying out constructions, usage and management of real estate
  • drafting and negotiating contracts for construction works, general contractor agreements, tenancy and lease agreements

LEGAL ADVISOR
Mateusz Mrzygłód

mobile +48 504 794 130
tel. +48 71 769 83 88
fax +48 71 769 83 89

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International Debt Collection

LAW-TAXES.pl operates not only within Polish borders. Thanks to many years of practice in firms of international renown we have established cross-border cooperation with foreign law firms and consulting companies. This enables us to develop solutions minimizing the risks of cooperating with foreign enterprises and reducing the costs of potential debt collection proceedings, both domestic and international.

Our lawyers have considerable experience in conducting litigation against or on behalf of foreign businesses, as well as litigation involving so-called European litigation procedures i.e. the European payment order procedure and the European small claims procedure. Moreover, due to our cooperation with law firms abroad the debt collection actions are managed right in a debtor’s state of residence, which allows to increase the effectiveness of debt recovery.

As part of our international debt collection services we offer:

  • case analysis regarding the necessity of cross-border proceedings
  • representation of Clients in litigation against foreign businesses and in so called European litigation procedures i.e. the European payment order procedure, European small claims procedure
  • assistance in debt collection abroad

LEGAL ADVISOR
Mateusz Mrzygłód

mobile +48 504 794 130
tel. +48 71 769 83 88
fax +48 71 769 83 89

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TAX ADVISORY SERVICES

Day-to-day tax advice

We explain the complexities of tax law and advise on issues relating to:

  • any taxation, especially regarding income taxes, value-added taxes, taxes at source, tax on civil law transactions etc.
  • transfer prices
  • tax connections between enterprises
  • international tax law, particularly with regard to the avoidance of double taxation
  • taxation and accountancy in special economic zones
  • preparation of tax returns

LEGAL ADVISOR –
TAX ADVISOR
Krzysztof Słapczyński

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Tax audits

Within the practice of tax audit we offer the following services:

  • verifying correctness of tax calculations
  • verifying correctness of settlements between affiliated companies
  • introducing new tax practices
  • optimizing tax burdens
  • preparing audit reports

LEGAL ADVISOR –
TAX ADVISOR
Krzysztof Słapczyński

tel. +48 71 707 28 70
fax +48 71 769 83 89

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Tax planning and optimization

When running a business or during the start-up stage, investors most often concentrate on sales, organization, daily management or reduction of costs. We offer you solutions suitable for your unique activity allowing you to pay the lowest taxes possible while remaining fully law-compliant. Our suggestions of the optimal solutions are always preceded by a detailed analysis of your needs and expectations. The results lead not only to concrete financial benefits, but also to verification of correctness of previously applied practices.

While analyzing present and future business decisions we suggest solutions aimed at decreasing the tax burdens related to:

  • the form of business activity (transformations, restructuring processes)
  • subsidies to business
  • profit payment and division
  • sale and purchase of stock and shares
  • sale and purchase of enterprises
  • operating income
  • other commercial operations

The most popular solutions we suggest are:

  • transformation of company’s legal form into a partnership
  • establishment of corporate group for tax purposes (for affiliated companies)
  • restructuring processes, mergers and acquisitions, in-kind contributions
  • closed-end investment funds
  • European Companies (SE)
  • offshore companies

LEGAL ADVISOR –
TAX ADVISOR
Krzysztof Słapczyński

tel. +48 71 707 28 70
fax +48 71 769 83 89

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Representation in tax proceedings

We offer:

  • advice and support during tax or fiscal controls and at every stage of tax proceedings
  • reprezentację przed Wojewódzkimi Sądami Administracyjnymi oraz Naczelnym Sądem Administracyjnym
  • representation of Clients before administrative courts and the Supreme Administrative Court

LEGAL ADVISOR –
TAX ADVISOR
Krzysztof Słapczyński

tel. +48 71 707 28 70
fax +48 71 769 83 89

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PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

Contractors

Our services for contractors include:

  • verification of documentation provided by ordering parties, in particular the contract notice and the specification of contract essential terms and conditions (SIWZ)
  • consultations with respect to due preparation of tenders in accordance with formal and legal requirements
  • representation of Clients in the course of public procurement proceedings
  • preparation of appeals and complaints to a court
  • applying on behalf of Clients for annulment of a procurement contract and for an external control of procedures applied by an ordering party
  • consultations, advice and opinions on issues of individual cases

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT EXPERT
Piotr Pieprzyca

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fax +48 32 494 70 30

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Ordering parties

Our services for ordering parties include in particular:

  1. Comprehensive preparation and conduct of public procurement procedures, including:
    • verification of description of the subject matter of contract and its estimated value
    • advice on choosing of a public procurement procedure mode
    • preparation of documentation necessary for publishing contract notice and conducting a chosen type of procedure
    • publication of contract notices
    • examination of submitted requests for participation in the procedure and of submitted bids
    • carrying out negotiations / competitive dialogue
    • support in ruling on appeal measures submitted by bidders under the Polish Public
  2. Procurement Law Act
  3. On-going consulting, advice and legal opinions on issues relating to public procurement law
  4. Creation of Clients’ internal systems of procurement procedures:
    • drafting regulations and rulings
    • preparing Public Procurement Registers
    • preparing model documentation for procedures
  5. Legal audits of public procurement procedures

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT EXPERT
Piotr Pieprzyca

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fax +48 32 494 70 30

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COLLECTIVE AND INDIVIDUAL LABOUR LAW

Employers

To employers we offer:

  1. Preparation of employment agreements and manager contracts
  2. Complex assistance in correct termination of labour relationship with an employee, both by and without notice, including:
    • verification of basis of termination
    • preparation of representations on termination of employment relationship
    • preparation of termination notice of labour contract
    • representation before labour law courts at all stages of proceedings
  3. Drafting internal work regulation acts, particularly:
    • work regulations and bylaws
    • remuneration regulations
    • instructions for employees
    • regulations on prizes and bonuses
    • social funds regulations
  4. Optimization of regulations on work time, including introduction and verification of work time management systems
  5. Legalization of stay and work of foreigners in Poland
  6. Safe & safety regulation audits
  7. Full assistance as to collective redundancies
  8. Verification of correctness of applied practices as to disciplinary penalties and of holding employees liable for damage incurred by an employer
  9. Verification of completeness of personal files of employees and of correctness of the files
  10. Protection against competition from own employees
  11. Advices on intellectual property issues involving labour law issues
  12. Preparation and introduction of protection of business secrets systems, help in safeguarding business secrets of company
  13. Advice on change of ownership and restructuring processes of workplaces
  14. Protection of good name of employer
  15. Preparation and introduction of due procedures on processing personal data of employees
  16. Representation in disputes with the Social Security Office
  17. Representation of employer in case of, or in case of possibility of, opening a collective dispute, including:
    • conducting negotiations with representatives of employees
    • verification of legality of employees’ actions
  18. Advice on collective labour agreements

LEGAL ADVISOR
Sergiusz Kmiecik

mobile +48 608 554 972
tel. +48 71 769 83 88
fax +48 71 769 83 89

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Employees

To employees we particularly offer the following services:

  1. Assistance in case of ungrounded disciplinary termination of work agreement, groundless termination of work relationship, including representation before courts at all stages of proceedings:
  2. Protection against discriminatory practices and mobbing
  3. Protection of good name of an employee:
  4. Representation in proceedings aiming to establish an existence of labour relationship
  5. Assistance in pursuing claims arising out of labour relationship, which includes:
    • verification of work time and conditions of work
    • verification of correctness of calculations of remuneration
  6. Complex assistance in establishing union organizations in their day-to-day operations, including representation in collective disputes
  7. Verification of correctness of settlements and calculations of social security contributions paid by employers

LEGAL ADVISOR
Sergiusz Kmiecik

mobile +48 608 554 972
tel. +48 71 769 83 88
fax +48 71 769 83 89

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