Niżankowska, Szumielewicz – Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni
Spółka Partnerska
Kraków, 31-061, Trynitarska 6/32
tel.: +48 [0] 12 424 93 90
fax: +48 [0] 12 424 93 99
areas of practice

The areas of practice of the Firm include the whole area of broadly understood commercial law, and in particular, the following fields:

I. Intellectual Property Law

including copyright and neighbouring rights, industrial property right, database and Internet domains laws; competition law, including competition and consumer protection law (antitrust law) and the law on combating unfair competition; law of new technologies, including computer law and legal issues related to electronic trade, media and advertising law, including press law

II. Civil Law

including primarily the law of real property transactions and law of construction/infrastructure investments, along with issues related to their financing and commercialisation, as well as the law of the developer's activity; issues related to legal aspects of returning expropriated real properties

III. Business law

including law of commercial contracts, law of companies as well as bankruptcy and reorganisation law

IV. Administrative Law

including primarily the field related to providing services for broadly understood investments in the construction sector – construction law, public procurement law, environmental protection law and the law on use and conservation of inland water

V. Procedural Law

Legal services provided by the Firm in the above fields include:

  • Legal consultations
  • Preparing and providing opinions on legal documents, such as contracts, deeds of incorporation, all types of rules, resolutions, etc.
  • Preparing legal opinions and reports, also those concerning the results of comprehensive legal examination of business entities (due diligence)
  • Day-to-day legal service for institutional Clients (companies, foundations and associations)
  • Representing Clients in negotiations, as well as in conciliatory proceedings and before arbitration tribunals (arbitration courts)
  • Representing Clients in:
    • court proceedings in common courts – in lawsuits and non-litigious procedures (particularly before registry court and land and mortgage register court)
    • administrative proceedings before governmental and local administrative authorities (including Local Government Appeal Courts, the President of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK), the Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data (GIODO))
    • legal and administrative proceedings before the Provincial Administrative Court and Supreme Administrative Court
    • before the Constitutional Tribunal

Legal services are provided in Polish, German, English and French.

Thanks to its wide civil and commercial laws profile, our Law Firm provides services to various groups of Clients. It is mainly involved with services for businesses, including industrial companies, developers and construction companies, as well as entities managing housing community, architectural offices, design and new technologies offices, advertising and marketing agencies, publishing houses, art galleries, as well as associations and foundations.