How a small practice founded in 2007 by ex-Allen&Overy lawyer Grzegorz Woźniak developed into an esteemed and recognisable legal brand

How a small practice founded in 2007 by ex-Allen&Overy lawyer Grzegorz Woźniak developed into an esteemed and recognisable legal brand

Throughout our history, we have had one goal – for Woźniak Legal to be regarded as a centre of excellence. Our philosophy has always been that quality is king and that we need to provide to our clients a top class service. Today, we are an esteemed and recognisable legal brand in Warsaw working at the cutting edge of the most challenging legal disciplines. Each time I enter the office and look at the name ‘Woźniak Legal’ fixed to the…

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Bigger Is Not Necessarily Better (in a world of legal networks)

Bigger Is Not Necessarily Better (in a world of legal networks)

In a world in which we’re told to chase more Facebook friends, Instagram and Twitter followers, and LinkedIn connections, it’s easy to lose sight of what the purpose of a professional network really is. Bigger isn’t necessarily better. A network that is small, extraordinary and consists of people who frequently and meaningfully engage with one another can be much stronger than a big network created by people who hardly know each other. By purposefully and intentionally surrounding yourself with intelligent,…

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Poland Has Everything to Gain by Participating in the Three Seas Initiative

Poland Has Everything to Gain by Participating in the Three Seas Initiative

Poland has everything to gain by developing and promoting the Three Seas Initiative which brings together twelve sovereign countries in Central and Eastern Europe. In the history of most countries, opportunities such as this Initiative have not cropped up often. In fact, very rarely. This historic chance puts Poland in the geostrategic centre of Europe. This year’s summit is going to take place in Bucharest on 17-18 September and it will be the third meeting of the member states, following the…

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How to Purchase a Real Estate in Poland

How to Purchase a Real Estate in Poland

For many of us, a purchase of a real estate will be the biggest transaction we participate in during our lifetime. When else do we spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on one purchase? I can’t tell you the number of clients that have come to our law firm asking for legal help after they have signed a real estate transaction. The truth is that you should engage an attorney and do your due diligence before the transaction is done….

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From Warsaw to Bucharest

From Warsaw to Bucharest

In the history of most countries, opportunities such as the Three Seas Initiative have not cropped up often. In fact, very rarely. This historic chance puts Poland in the geostrategic centre and can only be compared to the project of 1569, when the Union of Lublin gave rise to the Commonwealth of Poland and Lithuania, one of the most powerful states in Europe. The Three Seas Initiative will not be an easy undertaking. Establishing a solid network of among the…

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Injunctions Are an Important Part about the Company Litigation

Injunctions Are an Important Part about the Company Litigation

Injunctions are an important part about the company litigation and they can be a powerful tool for employers to protect their businesses. Typically, the injunctions are used to protect the status quo especially when a business relationship is threatened. A trade secret case with a former employee is a perfect example as to how the injunction can be used in practice. If the employee who is leaving threatens to take a trade secret with him or her and divulge that…

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Leaders of Japan and EU Signed a Deal to Create One of the World’s Largest Liberalised Trade Areas

Leaders of Japan and EU Signed a Deal to Create One of the World’s Largest Liberalised Trade Areas

Japan and the European Union signed a trade agreement last week in Tokyo that lowers barriers on the movement of goods and services between the two economies. This creates one of the world’s largest liberalised trade zones. The Economic Partnership Agreement will remove a wide range of duties and regulatory obstacles between the EU and Japan, helping Japanese car exports and making it easier for European farmers to sell their produce in the Asian nation. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe,…

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Joint Israeli-Polish Declaration on the Holocaust

Joint Israeli-Polish Declaration on the Holocaust

The joint declaration on the Holocaust issued on 27 June 2018 by Prime Ministers of Poland and Israel, Mr Morawiecki and Mr Netanyahu, should be considered a good thing and a step into the right direction. Hopefully, it will close the difficult period between the two nations and will allow for better understanding of each other. Both Poland and Israel have their sensitivities which should be taken into account and my feeling is that this declaration is aimed to be…

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Despite Political Upheaval, Poland’s Economy Is on the Rise

Despite Political Upheaval, Poland’s Economy Is on the Rise

The most fundamental truth about Poland’s economy right now is this: Inward investment, booming capital markets, major infrastructure projects and thriving entrepreneurship. The politics has no negative bearing on the economy so far. Poland’s economy tells an incredible story. This is a story about an outward-looking country focused on fully exploiting its EU membership, benefiting from investor concerns over the UK’s uncertain position post-Brexit. Business lawyers in Poland are brimming with confidence – and work. Poland has also been buoyed…

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Expert Advice on Choosing the Right Business Structure

Expert Advice on Choosing the Right Business Structure

The recent forecast of GDP growth in Poland for 2018 is really promising. According to the latest prognosis, Polish economy will grow 4.5 % which is the highest rate in Europe. Why the prospects for Poland are so good? There are many factors. As we know from the history books, it has not always been easy for Poland being placed right in between two superpowers, but following the World War II and certainly following the fall of the Soviet Union, Poland…

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