GNP Law Firm provides its clients, both businesses and individuals, service in various areas of law.
We specialize in providing legal services in commercial law, employment law, dispute resolution (both before the Courts and the arbitration tribunals), and projects related to real properties.
We also provide legal services in the following areas: civil law, intellectual property and information technology law, capital markets, property and casualty insurance law, family law, criminal law, corporate governance and corporate crime, penal fiscal law, data protection law.
In addition, we are also experienced in cross-border transactions and international commercial and banking law, and provide support all kinds of foreign investment projects.
Our comprehensive legal services are provided in the Polish, English and German languages.
GNP offers a wide range of services related in civil law, in particular, it includes: general legal advice in civil matters, preparation of expertise and analysis in civil law, representing clients before courts of all instances, drafting and reviewing contracts in Polish, English and German, preparing court writs, including calls for payment, compensation and recovery complaints, appeals and writ in enforcement proceedings, assignments and providing security on claims, establishment of mortgages and registered pledges, conduct Inheritance proceedings of Polish and foreign citizens, consumer disputes, mediation and Settlement in judicial Matters.
Commercial Law is one of the most significant areas of our practice. We have a specialized team of lawyers practising all aspects of Commercial Law. Our prominent areas of practice in commercial are: opinions and legal analysis of Corporate law, bankruptcy law, banking and other ancillary areas of practice, registration of Companies, mergers and Acquisitions; liquidation of companies, restructuring of Companies, clients support in their current economic activity within the permanent legal service, drafting and Negotiations of commercial contracts, drafting and Negotiations of construction related turn key contracts, comprehensive legal audits, Due Diligence of companies in Mergers and Acquisitions.
GNP Law Firm provides following tax advisory services: preparation of legal opinions, studies and expertise, creation of international capital structures for optimal implementation of commercial transactions, preparation of motions for the official interpretation of provisions of tax law, preparation of appeals from the tax decisions and representation of the Clients in this area before the administrative courts, tax on corporate income tax, tax on personal income tax, value added tax, tax on civil law transactions, tax on inheritance and donation.
GNP Law firm has close contacts with foreign lawyers and offers assistance to entrepreneurs investing in foreign projects, with particular focus on Asian countries (China, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand), Central and South America (Colombia, Panama) and on the European countries. Our services include: preparation of legal opinions, and analysis of investment opportunities in selected countries, advise on setting up of companies and subsidiaries abroad, advise on foreign investments in Poland, international tax planning, representation and advisory on arbitration and court in Poland and abroad.
GNP provides services in criminal law and offence law. In particular, we render following services: client’s representation during the preparatory proceedings, participation in court proceedings, including preparation of appeals and extraordinary remedies (cassation, revision), participation in the international criminal proceedings, representation of the Clients in matters of criminal punishment law, in particular concerning the interruption of, postponement of execution of the sentence as well as early release from serving the remainder of the sentence. We also provide the services of legal advice and representation in matters concerning: criminal commercial law, which concerns the criminal responsibility of members of limited liability companies commonly known as “white collar crimes”.
Our lawyers have wide experience in various matters relating to employment. Within this practice we provide full range consultancy services in relation to individual and collective labour law, in particular, it includes: providing legal advice, expertise and analysis of labor law, preparation and verification of employment documentation and collective agreements, such as labor by-laws, remuneration by-laws, rendering work be the electronical means, social funds and other acts of labor law, drafting of employment documentation, including contracts of employment, non-competition agreements, management contracts and other acts related to the employment relationship, representation of our clients in labour proceedings before the courts of all instances, verification of employment structures in companies, advising on termination of contracts of employment, commercial advisory for the acquisition of personnel, restructuring of the group of workers, employment of workers within the European Union, advise on the creation and operation of temporary work agencies.
GNP Law Firm has extensive experience in matters relating to family law. We provide legal assistance in matters of financial and non-financial character: divorces, separations, division of joint property, alimony claims, issues concerning parental authority and guardianship.
GNP Law Firm provides services related to litigation and arbitration. We have wide experience in handling litigation for corporate entities as well as individuals. We also represent our clients in proceedings before the administrative courts. We provide, inter alia, services outlined below: providing legal advice and written opinions, drafting of lawsuits, motions, appeals, cassations appeals and other writ petitions, appearing and representing our clients before all courts of law, administrative courts and arbitration proceedings, advising creditors in enforcement proceedings, including obtaining enforcement clauses / orders, execution of orders in respect of movables and immovable properties, activities connected with the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Poland and advise in the execution of court judgments abroad.
GNP Law Firm provides expert advice relating to capital market law, inter alia: preparation of legal opinions, advise for projects related to the placing of shares for public trading, including preparing companies/due diligence for IPOs, preparation of the prospectus and handling proceedings in this regard before the Financial Supervision Commission, support calls for sale of shares of public companies, corporate compliance work for public companies, including advising the company to fulfill its disclosure obligations, preparation and implementation of share buyback programs, representation in all kinds of administrative proceedings relating to capital market law.
We have an extensive experience in serving clients involved in business activities related to real estate. We provide legal assistance to both companies purchasing or selling real estate as well as assist entrepreneurs in management of real property. We also provide assistance to individuals on the regulation of the legal status of its real property. Our services includes, among others: Preparation of opinion and analysis of the legal status of each real property; Preparing contracts for the sale or exchange of real property along with obtaining the necessary documentation for the transactions; Legal support in development and construction process; Support to the clients in their current economic activity within the permanent legal service, as well as ad hoc provision of services relating to preparation as well as delivering opinion on contracts, assistance in conducting business negotiations with contractors, etc..; Support for borrowers in obtaining credits secured with a mortgage and the legal assessment of the property involved, in particular assistance in the establishment and release of any credit’s securities, including the establishment and release of mortgages and conducting due diligence audits with respect to legal title to the property; Adjusting the legal status of properties, including the establishment of land and mortgage registers or introducing appropriate modifications to them, restitution proceedings, Warsaw reprivatisation issues and prescription proceedings, the establishment of encumbrances, geodetic divisions and proceeding on agreeing on the contents of the perpetual register with the actual legal status of real estate; Support of development and construction processes in administrative proceedings; Participation in the proceedings on exclusion of land from the agricultural production.
Our firm provides legal services to businesses and other entities in the energy industry. In particular, we provide the following services: Negotiation and preparation of investment contracts in the energy industry. Preparation of expertise and analysis. Advice on the current interpretation of energy law. Advise on renewable energy sources. We represent the clients before state administrative bodies (including the Office for Protection of Competition and Consumer Protection and the Energy Regulatory Office) and courts. Help with establishment and running private and public investment in renewable energy sources. Our lawyers also conduct training for entrepreneurs operating in the energy sector, monitor changes in the law relevant to the energy industry.