OLCZAK ANTONOWICZ
& PARTNERZY

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SCOPE OF 
PRACTICE

CORPORATE SERVICE

We advise on establishing commercial companies, their transformation and termination. We provide services to company managements and other company bodies, prepare relevant documents, including resolutions, shareholders' agreements and cooperation agreements. We support our Clients in choosing the optimal legal structures of enterprises, companies and capital groups, taking into account the tax aspects of each structure.

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

We support our Clients in the processes of acquiring and selling assets, exits investments, restructuring and transformations of capital groups. We prepare transaction documentation, assist in negotiating the terms of the transaction and settling the parties, and conduct proceedings relating to mergers and acquisitions. We advise shareholders, investors (including Private Equity / Venture Capital funds) and investment advisers participating in mergers and acquisitions.

STARTUPS

We support at every stage of running a business - from establishing a startup to the investment exit process. Our lawyers have many years of experience in negotiating investment and partnerships agreements. We support startups in matters relating to the structure of investments and the form of obtaining capital. We have extensive experience in the field of cross-border venture capital transactions and preparation of exit strategies. 

PROPERTY PROTECTION

We provide comprehensive legal advice on the diversification of business risks in terms of property protection. We offer solutions based on the Polish and international law.

COMPANY REGISTRATION ABROAD

Thanks to the partner law firms, we register business activities in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Malta.

REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION INVESTMENTS

We specialize in providing services to entrepreneurs from the construction industry, in particular general contractors, subcontractors, investors, designers, investment supervision inspectors, construction managers. The legal services we offer include the preparation, analysis and negotiation of the terms of contracts concluded during the investment and construction process. We provide representation services in administrative proceedings and administrative courts proceedings aimed at obtaining necessary administration decisions concerning the investment process. We represent our Clients in court disputes arising from such contracts.

Our services include also legal audit of real estate (due diligence) and legal advice on the purchase, rent and sale of real estate.

RESTRUCTURING AND BANKRUPTCY

We have experience in restructuring and bankruptcy cases. We advise our Clients on an appropriate strategy and carry out the entire procedure, both restructuring and consumer bankruptcy. 

CONTRACT LAW

We prepare drafts of contracts used  in professional business transactions and contracts concluded by non-entrepreneurs.
Our services in this area include not only the preparation of a draft contract, but also advice on the selection of the best type of contract for a particular Client, taking into account the goals the Client wants to achieve, and obtaining optimal legal and tax effects. We also offer consultancy during negotiations with a contractor, as well as an analysis of the already concluded contracts.

WORK PERMITS AND LEGALIZATION OF STAY FOR FOREIGNERS

We provide assistance to entrepreneurs in the field of legalizing the stay and employment of foreigners in the Republic of Poland.

COMPLIANCE

We have comprehensive legal knowledge in supporting our Clients in safe navigation in the business environment and in avoiding by them the potential risk of ignorance of the Polish law. Our experts are able to provide each Client with the best and safe legal solutions tailored to the needs and specificity of each Client.

COUNTERACTING UNFAIR COMPETITION

We have many years of experience in counteracting unfair competition, creating and implementing procedures for entrepreneurs in the field of business secret protection and in dealing with documents covered by such secret.

PERSONAL DATA AND CLASSIFIED INFORMATION

One of the key issues we specialize in is personal data protection. Due to the fact that our lawyers cooperated in the preparation of draft laws on the protection of personal data and took active part, as government representatives, in meetings of European Union bodies in the field of personal data protection, they are excellent experts in this field of law and are able to propose the most optimal solutions.

We support our Clients in the processing and protection of classified information, including the creation and functioning of a secret registry.

CONCESSIONS

We support our Clients in obtaining concessions and licenses for regulated business activities in the Republic of Poland. 

LEGISLATION

We employ and cooperate with the best national legislators who are experienced in creating key importance laws, regulations, European Union legal acts and government programs.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

An important element of our activity is to support enterprises in the protection and management of intellectual property rights. We deal with the protection of trademarks in the territory of the Republic of Poland, as well as in the European Union and other areas of the world. We represent entrepreneurs in the Patent Office proceedings in matters relating to the submission of applications, examination of applications and preserving the protection of trademarks, industrial designs and geographical indications. We also cooperate with renowned patent offices in Warsaw.

FUNDRAISING

We have extensive experience in helping enterprises with obtaining financing from public funds, banks and private investors. In this field we cooperate with renowned companies dealing with obtaining EU funds and funds from the EEA Financial Mechanism and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism.

CONSULTING FOR NON-BUSINESS CUSTOMERS

We advise on all aspects of family, inheritance and real estate law. We have many years of experience in resolving domestic and international disputes. We specialize in divorce and division of property, as well as in parental authority proceedings.

We conduct proceedings for acquisition and judicial division of the estate, and we also represent clients in proceedings for payment of a reserved portion.