Areas of expertise
Zając &Partners Law Firm L.P. Advocates and Legal Counsels provides comprehensive legal services to Clients, ensuring professional assistance in all areas of law. We cooperate with our Clients based on the rules of regular legal services, ensuring day-to-day legal assistance in the activity pursued, and we engage in the conduct of specific court proceedings and the execution of individual projects.
The main areas of expertise of our lawyers as as follows:
Real Property Law
The lawyers cooperating with our Law Firm have extensive experience in widely understood real property law and in the execution of investment processes. We provide our services to, inter alia, developers of housing and commercial facilities, contractors operating in the construction industry and individual investors. We give advice on the purchase or sale of real property by way of auditing the legal standing of real property (due diligence analyses), drawing up contracts adjusted to the facts of the case pertaining to a given transaction and representing our Clients during negotiations. We ensure the comprehensive handling of the investment process, encompassing the acquisition of a legal title to the real property, acquisition of required consents and administrative permits, conclusion of contracts with contractors and project commercialisation (sale or lease). Furthermore, our services cover legal advice on the financing of real property investments. We also take action in cases involving claims raised by owners of expropriated real property and we pursue all types of court or administrative proceedings related to real property issues.
The lawyers of Zając & Partners Law Firm L.P. Advocates and Legal Counsels represent their Clients in court, administrative and conciliation proceedings in all types of civil law cases, including those relating to economic, administrative and labour law. We appear at court and act before public administration bodies of all instances in Warsaw and in other venues in Poland. We give our Clients advice on all stages of dispute resolution. When taking action, we are aware that even the most advantageous court decision not always ensures full execution of our Clients’ goals, therefore, we often take part in negotiations or other ways of alternative dispute resolution, thus helping to find a satisfactory conciliatory solution.
Tax law and tax proceedings
Our lawyers understand how important is to secure our clients from the negative tax effects during realization of projects undertaken by them. Therefore, we identify tax risks in business transactions, prepare solutions tailored to the business realities of the planed transaction as well as we provide interpretations of tax law. In addition, we offer our clients a comprehensive service to enforce their rights against all tax authorities and inspection, including representation before tax administration, regional administrative courts and the Supreme Administrative Court in all cases regarding payment of the tax, secure of the tax payment and in enforcement proceedings concerning tax obligations.
We render legal services for the benefit of power engineering business, in particular wind and photovoltaic power engineering.
We advise in connection with purchase transactions and the sale of power engineering projects; we conduct ownership title examination (due diligence) as well as we support clients in negotiations.
We provide day-to-day service of an investment process including environment, planning, and construction procedures. We also have experience in legal counselling connected with investment financing of Renewable Energy, including obtaining support from public funds.
We conduct proceedings before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office concerning the matters of acquiring letters of commitment, licenses, and renewable energy certificates. We provide support with contacts with networks operators concerning obtaining connection conditions, negotiations of connection agreements, and administrative and judicial proceedings conducted in connection with them.
We give advice to Clients in connection with industrial property rights including conducting disputes resulting from infringing rights to trademarks, industrial designs, a company’s markings. We offer our help in the scope of trademark registration in the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland. We prepare contracts transferring proprietary copyrights and license agreements entitling to the use of trademarks, industrial designs, software, architectural designs, musical-and-textual pieces, and television programmes.
We represent Clients in judicial proceedings in matters connected with copyrights, in particular these concerning the infringement of proprietary copyrights. We conduct criminal cases connected with the crimes of the so-called plagiarism.
We handle and advise entrepreneurs that render services electronically. We prepare terms of service and counsel on processing personal data including the scope of registering data files and transferring personal data to third countries.
We represent Clients in disputes concerning the infringement of personal rights, including infringement of image rights.
We handle the service of telecommunications entrepreneurs in the scope of their regulatory obligations before the Office of Electronic Communications.
Competition and consumers
We counsel in the scope of competition and consumer protection rights.
We prepare regulations of rendering services and trade agreements which we evaluate in terms of their compliance with competition protection laws.
We counsel in the scope of consumer rights in particular with regard to practices violating collective consumer interests and unfair commercial practices.
We represent Clients before the President of Office for Competition and Consumer Protection and the Court of Competition and Consumer Protection. We have substantial experience in conducting proceedings concerning the so-called abusive clauses.
We are aware of the fact that our Clients may need support from trusted advocates and legal counsels also in the scope of criminal law connected with the conducted business activity. We can offer You both the representation of a crime victim or provide necessary help of a defender at every stage of criminal proceedings starting with the moment of detention through the stage of preliminary and judicial proceedings before the Court of First and Second Instance, the Supreme Court, and in the enforcement proceedings. Advocate Marta Tomkiewicz of-counsel manages criminal practice. The scope of our criminal practice also includes the representation in disciplinary proceedings conducted by the organs of professional self-governments.
The environment protection
We solve legal-environmental problems of a Client as soon as at the stage of planning procedures, obtaining a decision on the location of a public purpose and a decision on environmental conditions . We provide the fulfilment of information obligations of an investor connected with handing over an enterprise for operation.
We give support covering emission laws (noise, electromagnetic fields) and waste disposal.
We counsel how to plan and implement an investment in compliance with the norms of nature conservation laws including removing plants or Nature 2000 Area.
We represent Clients in the cases connected with permits required by Water Law Act, changes in land designated use, and change of land use from agricultural use.
We prepare applications and help with obtaining co-funding from National Fund for Environment Protection and Water Management.
We ensure preparation of specialized research, reports, and monitoring that are required at various stages of environmental procedures.