• you are

    You are busy running your own business. You do not have infinite reserves of time, money or patience. You are probably operating under pressure from your own colleagues. You arelooking for the answer - a commercially sensible solution delivered promptly - not an esoteric legal discussion which does not address your business need.

  • We are

    We are lawyers who provide answers to your legal and commercial challenges. We do this by listening, understanding your business need and making the appropriate legal contribution so that we deliver to you the correct answer on time and on budget.

  • You need

    You need sound, practical advice which adds value by delivering cost effective business-like results in a friendly and professional atmosphere. You need an experienced and capable team to provide the appropriate solutions to your legal issues and commercial challenges within a clear fee structure.

  • For you

    We are happy to share our knowledge with you, whether by way an informal discussion to help you decide what you really need to achieve your objectives, through one of our periodic publications or by specific training. If there is something you would particularly like to know, please ask.



New to or active in Poland

You are new to the Polish market and looking to establish a Polish subsidiary, to enter into a joint venture or simply to sign a commercial contract with a Polish party. Alternatively, you are already active in Poland but need help with the some of the many day to day issues that crop up in business. If so, you’ll be in good hands.

Corporate and Commercial work is at the heart of the firm’s practice. We advise on a wide spectrum of matters for a diverse client base which includes entrepreneurs, domestic and multi-national companies, professional firms, public utilities and government departments. You need accurate, dependable and commercially sound advice from lawyers whom you trust and with whom you are rapidly able to establish good working relationships - our lawyers work hard to deliver this service to you across this wide practice area.

Commercial contracts

We can advise you on a wide variety of commercial agreements including:

• agency
• distribution
• franchising
• joint ventures
• supply 

Corporate

The general corporate matters on which we advise include:

• all aspects of the Polish Commercial Companies Code
• annual general meeting issues including annual reporting and filing requirements
• share capital and shareholder rights, including the issues, redemption and transfer of shares
• director’s duties
• company formation and administration
• corporate governance and supervisory and management board issues
• establishing branch and representative offices
• liquidation 

Reorganisations and Transformations

Our experience includes:

• transformations under the Polish Commercial Companies Code – partnerships to limited liability companies; limited liability to joint stock companies
• reorganization of group holding structures 

Joint Ventures

Every joint venture is different and we have advised on a variety of them. Our experience includes structuring joint ventures, whether by way of companies or limited partnerships, shareholder and partnership agreements, put and call option agreements, and cooperation agreements.

Many joint ventures in Poland involve parties from more than one jurisdiction and require dual language agreements and an understanding of each party’s rights under more than one legal system. We are well used to assisting in such cases.


News

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 - 11th November

Please be informed that due to the national holiday on 11th of November our office is closed .

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Please note that the office will be closed on 24th, 25th and 26th December 2014 and on 1st, 2nd and 6th January ... >>

Friday, 07 November 2014 - 10th and 11th of November

Please be informed that due to the national holiday our office is closed from 10th of November till 11th of November ... >>

Monday, 28 April 2014 - 1st May

Please note that due to the national holidays the office will be closed from 1st May 2014 until 4th May 2014 including.

Friday, 03 January 2014 - 6th of January

Please be informed that due to the national holiday our office is closed on 6th of January.

Thursday, 19 December 2013 - Christmas Closure and Change of Address

Please note that the office will be closed from 23rd December 2013 until 2nd January 2014 for the ... >>

Monday, 28 October 2013 - 1st of November

Please be informed that due to the national holiday our office is closed on 1st of November.

Sunday, 01 September 2013 - New Association

The firms of Porwisz i Partnerzy and Richardson i Wspólnicy are pleased to announce that they have formed an association to ... >>

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 - 1st and 3rd of May

Please be informed that due to the national holiday our office is closed from 1st of May till 5th of May including.

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 - 1st of November

Please be informed that due to the national holiday our office is closed from 1st of November till 4th of November including.


Contact

Richardson & Wspólnicy

Registered address/Adres Rejestrowy:

ul. Świętokrzyska 30 lok. 63
00-116 Warszawa
tel. +48 22 470 70 00
www.riwlaw.com
office@riwlaw.com

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