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THE FIRM

Quality

the firm

In the end, it’s all about QUALITY. About commitment to legal excellence, outstanding client service, and ability to develop forward-thinking legal solutions.

 

CDZ

international

At a worldwide level, as part of INTERLAW, we assist our clients on cross-border matters by working in integrated teams with lawyers from top firms in major jurisdictions in EMEA, the Americas and Asia. We have significant experience in leading and participating in integrated multi-disciplinary teams to provide seamless client advice.

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We are actively involved in international employment law projects

Our international expertise is strengthened by working closely with Transatlantic Law International (TALI), a dynamic global business law platform providing support on cross-border projects in 95 countries.

PARTNERS

Andrzej has over 20 years’ experience in transactional work, principally in venture capital, M&A and privatization transactions. He specializes in corporate law, commercial law, telecoms law and private equity transactions. He prepares and supervises international issuances of securities.

Andrzej represents both domestic and foreign investors, as well as investment and private equity funds. He has been repeatedly recognized by The Legal 500, Chambers Europe and Best Lawyers. In 2017, The Legal 500 recommends Andrzej in the field of corporate law and M&A, and TMT, while Chambers Europe in the field corporate and M&A. Andrzej is a member of the International Bar Association.

Attorney-at-law, Partner,
Head of the M&A and Private Equity Practice Areas.

Ewa specializes in advising international clients on employment law with a particular emphasis on the SSC/BPO, financial services and TMT sectors.

She advises clients on opening shared services centres in Poland, structuring employment agreements for hundreds of employees, drafting internal regulations and transferring employees between Poland and other countries.

Ewa was a management board member and chief legal officer at Netia S.A., a telecoms company. Earlier Ewa worked for Shearman & Sterling in New York where she represented investment banks on TMT and energy transactions and worked on US financial regulatory matters.

Ewa is highly recommended by The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 in the field of employment law.

Attorney-at-law admitted to the New York Bar, Partner,
Head of the SSC/BPO Practice Area, Co-head of the Employment Law Practice Area.

Krzysztof specializes in dispute resolution, restructuring and insolvency law. His practice is focused on representing clients in court and insolvency proceedings. He has extensive expertise in civil procedure.

He advises media and telecommunication companies with foreign ownership and has represented major Polish telecom operators. Krzysztof represents bankruptcy trustees of companies operating in the real estate, TMT and healthcare sectors in court proceedings against debtors as well as on matters connected with insolvency proceedings.

Krzysztof is an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw. For ten years, he worked as a judge at the Commercial Division of the Voivodeship Court in Poznan.

Krzysztof is recommended by The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 in the field of dispute resolution.

Attorney-at-law, Partner,
Head of the Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring Practice Areas.

Maciej specializes in M&A transactions, including leveraged buyouts, securities offerings, debt capital markets matters, restructuring law, and Polish and English corporate law.

Maciej advises both Polish and international investors, including, among others, private equity and investment funds, companies from the TMT industry, financial institutions and banks.

In addition, he advises clients on disputes against public companies or their shareholders, mainly concerning tender offers and delisting from the Warsaw Stock Exchange. He also advises public companies on a day-to-day basis, including on corporate governance, securities law issues and stock exchange requirements.

Maciej is recommended by The IFLR1000 Financial & Corporate 2017, and the Legal 500 EMEA 2017 in the field of TMT.

Attorney-at-law, Partner,
Head of the Capital Markets Practice Area.

Szymon advises private equity and investment funds, Polish and international companies as well as private investors on M&A deals, joint ventures and real estate transactions.

He advises on financing and refinancing transactions that form part of real-estate investment and development projects. He has been involved in many capital market transactions, including private and public offerings.

Szymon is recommended by Legal 500 EMEA 2017 in the field of corporate and M&A.

Attorney-at-law, Partner,
Head of the Project Finance Practice Area.

Andrzej advises the major TMT companies on the Polish market. He drafts and negotiates inter-operator and infrastructure lease agreements, as well as agreements with vendors of equipment and infrastructure for the development of telecommunications networks and for other telecom-related services. He advises and represents clients in proceedings before regulatory authorities.

Andrzej is a Member of the Council of the Chamber of Commerce for Electronics and Telecommunications and a Vice-Chairman of the Council of the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications. He serves as an arbitrator for the Standing Arbitration Consumer Court at the Office of Electronic Communications. Andrzej is highly recommended by The Legal 500 2017 and Chambers Europe 2017 in the field of TMT.

Ph.D. Graduate in law Sciences, Partner,
Head of the TMT Practice Area.

Piotr specializes in employment, competition, intellectual and industrial property law with a particular focus on trademark issues. His clients include international and large domestic corporations, and leading companies from the SSC/BPO and IT industries. He represents clients in proceedings before civil and commercial courts of all instances.

Piotr worked for the Polish Antimonopoly Office (now UOKiK), and later was a board member and Chief Legal Counsel of CANAL+Polska (now nc+), the first pay television station in Poland.

He cooperates with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights and is actively involved in pro bono activities for a number of foundations and private individuals.

Piotr is recommended by Legal 500 EMEA 2017 in the field of employment law.

Attorney-at-law, Partner,
Head of the Employment Law, Competition, IP and Data Protection Practice Areas

Patryk has over 17 years’ experience in real estate law and mergers and acquisitions. He specializes in real estate transactions, financing and refinancing investments, as well as restructuring processes.

He handles sale transactions of office, industrial and retail properties, including real estate sale-and-leaseback transactions.

He advises international investment funds and private equity firms, Polish and foreign investors, developers and financial institutions.

Patryk is recommended by The Legal 500 EMEA in the field of real estate and by Chambers Europe 2017 in construction law.

 

Attorney-at-law, Partner,
Head of the Real Estate Practice Area.

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News

CDZ BREAKFAST
CDZ Breakfast | CDZ invites you to a breakfast meeting and discussion on:

HARD CASES MADE EASY | EMPLOYMENT LAW WORKSHOPS FOR HR MANAGERS
Employer’s participation in health matters of employees

Warsaw:
Date:
Venue: at CDZ’s offices at 15 Zajęcza Street
Time: 9 am
Please confirm your attendance at: CDZbreakfast@cdz.com.pl
Krakow:
Date:
Venue: at CDZ’s offices at 64 Juliusza Słowackiego Avenue
Time: 9 am
Please confirm your attendance at: CDZbreakfast.krakow@cdz.com.pl

EVENTS

Mariusz Busiło a panelist at the 5G, EMF & Health conference

On December 5 2017, Warsaw hosted an international workshop on Human Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Ministry of Digital Affairs of Poland.

The program comprised such issues as challenges, opportunities and setting the framework for 5G EMF and health; EMF, health research & future needs; the implications of 5G of EMF limits for 5G Network Rollout.

Mariusz Busiło, a CDZ lawyer specializing in telecommunications law and an expert in electromagnetic fields issues at the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT), represented the Polish telecommunications operators in a panel session on EMF, 5G and Health in Poland.

Other keynote speakers included representatives from the Ministry of Digital Affairs in Poland, WHO, ICNIRP, Huawei, Ericsson, ATDI, Nokia, GSMA, Czestochowa University of Technology, the National Institute of Telecommunications.

Read more: https://www.itu.int/

Mariusz Busiło a panelist at the Central European Electronic Digital Payments Conference

On December 12-13 2017 in Warsaw, the 10th Central European Digital Payments conference was held with the key theme: "Payments more convenient for customers than ever". The conference covered such issues as Commerce Mobility – FinTech –  RegTech –  Identity –  Security.

The CEDP conference is the largest annual meeting of Polish and foreign experts in card systems of various applications and modern payment methods. This year the conference participants discussed such topics as smart mobile payments, modern payments in Smart City solutions and IoT, e-commerce development and modern payment methods, artificial intelligence in payment applications, digital money of the digital world, Science-Business-FinTech cooperation and the development of payment technology.

Mariusz Busiło, a CDZ lawyer specializing in TMT law, participated in a specialist session on “Electronic identity, trust services, authentication and identification and modern payment methods”, where he discussed issues of e-identity and presented a review on governmental and selected alternative solutions.

The conference was co-organized by the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń under the patronage of the Council of Bank Card Issuers (the Polish Bank Association), the Polish Chamber of Information Science and Telecommunications, the Polish Chamber of Commerce, the Polish Standardization Committee, the Polish Union of Loan Funds. The partners of the event included the Polish Bitcoin Association, DELab UW – Digital Economy Lab, the Blockchain Technology Center at Lazarski University, the Foundation for Development of Cashless Payments.

Read more: http://www.conkarta.pl/home

Ewa Don-Siemion speaker at the Legal Committee with the ASPIRE board

On October 26, 2017 the ASPIRE board hosted the Legal Committee comprising law firms specializing in labor law for the BPO/SSC sector. They presented the most important legal issues related to operating business services centers in Poland.

Ewa Don-Siemion, CDZ Partner, talked on issues related to working time flexibility, employment contracts and employee data protection.

The ASPIRE board consists of the largest global outsourcing companies such as Motorola Solutions, IBM Software Lab, HSBC, Alexander Mann Solutions, Brown Brothers Harriman, State Street Bank and Cisco Systems.

CDZ on background checks

On 24 October 2017, CDZ and the Wroclaw Agglomeration Development Agency (ARAW) organized a labor law business breakfast on “Partial legalization of background checks and other changes in personal data protection in employment”.

Ewa Don-Siemion and Weronika Papucewicz presented on issues including background checks of job candidates and employees – a bill prepared by the Ministry of Economic Development, the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on employment-related processes, and the Directive 2016/943 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information.

The event was attended mainly by companies from the business services sector, such as Capgemini, Electrolux, Nokia, 3M, LG Innotek, and Ocado.

Ewa Don-Siemion and Weronika Papucewicz speakers at a breakfast with labor law for BPO/SSC companies in Wroclaw

On Tuesday 27 June 2017, CDZ and the Wroclaw Agglomeration Development Agency (ARAW) organized a breakfast with labor law on “Flexible Forms of Work Organization. Practical aspects of employee mobility” for BPO/SSC companies in Wroclaw. Ewa Don-Siemion and Weronika Papucewicz presented on issues including ways to make working time more flexible, task-based working time system, mobile employees, and home office vs. telework.

The participants of the event included NOKIA, Electrolux, 3M, MERCK, UPS, KINNARPS, Parker Hannifin, Redknee, among others.

CDZ and ARAW organize a business breakfast for BPO/SSC companies

On 27 April 2017, the Sofitel Wroclaw Old Town Hotel hosted a labour law business breakfast on “Employee benefits. How to construct bonus schemes and other incentive systems”

Ewa Don-Siemion and Weronika Papucewicz presented on issues including the functions and components of remuneration, determination of remuneration for a specific job position, and employee performance benefits. They also discussed how to construct a bonus system.

The event was attended mainly by companies from the business services sector, such as UPS, Credit Suisse, Electrolux, IBM, Nestle Purina and 3M.

PRESS RELEASES

press releases

Transactions

CDZ advises 24/7 Communication on a merger with Headlines-Porter Novelli

CDZ Legal Advisors has advised 24/7 Communication, the only Polish PR agency belonging to PROI Worldwide, and a Polish branch of the Reputation Institute, on a merger with Headlines-Porter Novelli, one of the oldest Polish PR agencies. The projects of both agencies have been repetitively awarded and distinguished in many Polish and international competitions.

From January 1, 2018, the agencies will begin joint operations under the 24/7 Communication brand.

The team of CDZ lawyers advising on the transaction was led by partner Szymon Skiendzielewski, supported by partner Piotr Kryczek, specializing in labor law, and legal advisor Eliza Szulc-Sierańska from the M&A Department.

CDZ advises Lords LB Asset Management on the acquisition of City Parking Group

CDZ has advised Parkdema UAB, an SPV of the Lithuanian-based Energy and Infrastructure SME Fund, managed by Lords LB Asset Management, on the acquisition of a 100% stake in City Parking Group S.A. (CPG) from,  among others, Royalton Partners.

This is the first investment by Lords LB Asset Management in Poland to be followed by further acquisitions in the energy and infrastructure industry.

CDZ’s assignment included conducting a legal due diligence and drafting and negotiating the transaction documentation. The team advising on the transaction was headed by Maciej Kotlicki, Partner, and Piotr Rychta, attorney-at-law, both specializing in private equity and venture capital deals, supported by Weronika Bałenkowska, attorney-at-law trainee.

Lords LB Asset Management focuses on real estate and private equity investment strategies. The company currently manages 14 funds whose assets reach EUR 324 million (June 2017).

CDZ advises Value Quest on the acquisition of TTComm S.A.

CDZ has advised a private equity fund managed by Value Quest on the acquisition of 100% shares in TTComm S.A., one of the leading providers of satellite services in Central and Eastern Europe.

CDZ’s assignment included carrying out the legal due diligence of TTComm S.A., developing the deal structure, drafting and negotiating the transaction and financing documents.

An integrated team composed of lawyers from  the TMT and M&A departments, coordinated by Aleksandra Szyszko-Kamińska, who specializes in M&A deals and private equity deals, advised on the deal.

CDZ advises Capital Partners on an equity restructuring of Ekoplast S.A.

CDZ Legal Advisors has advised the investment fund Capital Partners on a multi-stage equity restructuring of Ekoplast S.A. and its group companies to optimize the group’s operations and boost its potential.

In addition, CDZ has advised in the course of the investor’s capital entry into Ekoplast S.A. by assuming shares in the increased share capital and acquiring a stake from the company’s founders.

CDZ’s assignment included developing the transaction documentation and its negotiations.

The team advising on the transaction was headed by Partner Maciej Kotlicki supported by Advocate Małgorzata Sas-Madej.

CDZ advises NanoGroup S.A. on a WSE listing

CDZ has advised NanoGroup S.A., an advanced biotech company, on setting up a holding designed to generate added value by tapping into the group’s potential.

During the first stage of the project CDZ developed the group’s concept and drafted the documentation necessary to create the holding’s structure, while during the second stage CDZ is responsible for preparing the legal component of a prospectus that was filed with the Polish Financial Supervision Authority on May 23 and is another step towards the company’s listing at the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

The team is headed by Maciej Kotlicki and Piotr Rychta, assisted by Małgorzata Sas-Madej, who specializes in M&A deals and capital market law. Other team members included Aleksandra Hulewicz, Daniel Kozłowski, Monika Ciechomska and Marcin Lizurek.

Rankings

The Legal 500 EMEA 2017
CDZ and its lawyers ranked high by The Legal 500 2017

In this year’s edition CDZ has been ranked in the field of Corporate and M&A; TMT; employment, dispute resolution, and restructuring and insolvency. Andrzej Chajec, Ewa Don-Siemion, Krzysztof Żyto, Maciej Kotlicki, Szymon Skiendzielewski, Andrzej Abramczuk, Piotr Kryczek, Tomasz Mizikowski and Jolanta Okoniecka have also been recommended in their respective fields of practice.

Recommended by Chambers Europe 2017
CDZ and its lawyers ranked by Chambers Europe 2017

In this year’s edition CDZ has been ranked in three categories: Corporate and M&A; TMT; and Employment. Andrzej Chajec and Andrzej Abramczuk have also been recommended in their respective fields of practice.

Quotes from our clients:

The team is recommended for its knowledge and understanding of the market. "They are true experts and know the telecoms market really well. They are very helpful and up to speed."

"They have a business approach. They are not just lawyers but rather try to analyse the business context of the deal."

Ranking Polityki Insight
CDZ’s TMT Practice Area Ranked High by the Polityka Insight Ranking 2017

It distinguishes the best regulatory law firms in the Polish market, among others, in the field of telecommunication law. CDZ has been ranked in the second band.

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CDZ and its lawyers ranked by The IFLR1000

In the 2017 edition we have been recommended in the Banking, and Capital Markers – Debt practice areas. Maciej Kotlicki has been also distinguished as a leading lawyer in Poland. 

Chambers Europe
CDZ and its lawyers ranked by Chambers Europe 2016

In this year’s ranking CDZ has been ranked in four categories: Corporate and M&A; Private Equity; TMT; and Employment. Several our lawyers have been shortlisted, including Andrzej Chajec in the field of Corporate and M&A and Private Equity, and Andrzej Abramczuk in the field of TMT.

Quotes from our clients:

- Corporate and M&A: “The team is flexible with timing: able to do things on the spot or in a short timescale."

- Private equity: "It is a small but professionally run firm, with a number of very experienced lawyers. It offers very good prices for a very good quality of work."

- TMT: "The team was brilliant in the way in which it found complex solutions for problems. "

 "There is no excessive admin or formalisation. The team specifically and effectively deals with matters. " 

Misc

CDZ announces partners promotions

CDZ Legal Advisors has elected four associates to the partnership, effective 1 March 2018.
 

 “I would like to congratulate our new partners on their promotions. They are all highly-talented lawyers who represent the quality and the broad scope of our business. We are confident that their energy, involvement and experience will continue to provide the highest client service and will make important contributions to the firm’s growth and development” – said Managing Partner Andrzej Chajec.
 

The lawyers elected to the partnership are:
 

Marcin Bącal, legal advisor, specializes in court and administrative proceedings in the field of insolvency and telecommunications law. He also deals with insolvency and restructuring proceedings. He was named a Rising Star by the ranking of the nation-wide legal newspaper Dziennik Gazeta Prawna and Wolters Kluwer.
 

Jolanta Okoniecka, legal advisor, has been heading the corporate and commercial practices. She has over 20 years’ experience in corporate work, M&A and commercial transactions. She is recommended by the Legal 500 EMEA in these fields.
 

Weronika Papucewicz, legal advisor, specializes in individual and collective labor relations, personal data protection, and anti-discrimination law. She supports entrants to the Polish market, in particular clients from the BPO/SSC sectors. She was named a Rising Star by the ranking of the nation-wide legal newspaper Dziennik Gazeta Prawna and Wolters Kluwer.
 

Aleksandra Szyszko-Kamińska, legal advisor, has over 10 years’ experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, start-up and seed investments. In addition, she specializes in restructuring and optimization of holding structures, with an emphasis on non-bank financing and financial settlement of transactions.

Mariusz Busiło Appointed Vice Chairman of a PIIT Commitee

On 1 February 2018, the members of the Personal Data Protection and Information Management Committee at the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications chose the new composition of the body managing the work of the Committee. Mariusz Busiło, a CDZ lawyer specializing in regulatory issues and commercial aspects of telecommunications, media and internet laws, as well as data protection laws, was chosen as the Committee Vice Chairman.

The Personal Data Protection and Information Management Committee represents the ICT sector and deals with all matters related to data, including personal data regulations. The Committee focuses on such areas of activity as personal data protection, privacy, management of data (including large data filing systems) and trade secrets.

Mariusz Busiło is also a PIIT expert in electromagnetic fields. The Chamber’s members include companies from the information and communication technology sector.

Andrzej Abramczuk on the Management Board of Netia S.A.

On December 12, 2017, the Supervisory Board of Netia S.A. elected Andrzej Abramczuk, CDZ Partner and Head of the TMT practice area, as a Member of Netia's Management Board, and appointed him Director for Strategy and Operations.

Andrzej specializes in advising the largest Polish telecommunications, media and technology companies on strategy development and launching new products and services on the TMT market. Before joining CDZ, he acted as the head of legal departments and member of the management boards or the supervisory boards of numerous telecommunication companies, such as P4, 3G Network Services, GTS Poland, Cel Polska, Midas and CenterNet.

Patryk Galicki has joined CDZ as a new Partner heading the real estate practice area

Patryk specializes in real estate transactions, financing and refinancing investments, as well restructuring processes. He has a vast experience in advising international investment funds, private equity firms, Polish and foreign investors, and financial institutions. He has advised on numerous multimillion international and domestic transactions.

Prior to joining CDZ, Patryk practiced in leading international law firms where, among other things, he led the real estate and M&A practice areas. For many years, he has been recommended by prominent international rankings as a leading lawyer in real estate, construction and corporate law on the Polish market.

Małgorzata Sas-Madej nominated as a Rising Star by Dziennik Gazeta Prawna and Wolters Kluwer

The "Rising Stars – Leaders of Tomorrow 2017" competition, organized for the sixth time by Wolters Kluwer and the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, will select ten young lawyers who provide the highest standards of legal services drawing on their knowledge, entrepreneurial skills and social attitudes.

Małgorzata Sas-Madej, a CDZ advocate, was nominated as one of 30 rising legal stars of 2017. She specializes in business, commercial and capital markets law. She advises on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and restructuring transactions. Małgorzata advises public companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and represents clients in court proceedings related to corporate governance.

She graduated cum laude from the Faculty of Law and Administration and the Faculty of International and Political Studies of the Jagiellonian University. She is a PhD student at the Department of Economic Policy of the Jagiellonian University. She is actively involved in pro bono activities.

Tytuł INSIGHTS

INSIGHTS

INSIGHTS

2017/05
INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE LEGAL GUIDES | EMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAW 2017

The guide covers common issues in employment and labour laws and regulations in 35 jurisdictions. It also discusses the implications of Brexit on UK employment law, as well as global employment standards and corporate social responsibility. CDZ contributed to the Poland chapter.

Available on-line:
2017/05
INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE LEGAL GUIDES | Telecoms, Media & Internet Law 2017

The guide provides country Q&A chapters with a broad overview of common issues in telecoms, media and internet laws and regulations in 27 jurisdictions, as well as an overview of the UE’s digital single market proposals. CDZ contributed to the Poland chapter.

Available on-line:
2017/05
THE INTERNATIONAL INSOLVENCY REVIEW | FOURTH EDITION

The fourth edition of the publication offers an in-depth review of market conditions and insolvency case developments in key countries around the world. CDZ contributed to the Poland chapter.

Available on-line:
2016/10
INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE LEGAL GUIDES | Telecoms, Media & Internet Law 2016

The guide provides an overview of the EU Regulatory Framework for electronic communications and services in the EU Member States, as well as a broad overview of the relevant law and regulations in 34 jurisdictions. CDZ contributed to the Poland chapter.

2016/10
INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE LEGAL GUIDES | Employment & Labour Law 2016

The guide covers common issues in employment and labour law and regulations, including terms and conditions of employment, employee representation, discrimination, maternity and family leave rights and business sales, in 43 jurisdictions. CDZ contributed to the Poland chapter.

INSIGHTS

2018/02
FEBRUARY LABOUR LAW UPDATE presented by Aspire and CDZ

In April 2016, the European Parliament and the EU Council passed the General Data Protection Regulation. The GDPR was designed to make personal data protection rules uniform throughout the EU and bring those rules up to date with modern communication technologies. The Regulation is also intended to enhance personal data protection in the wake of globalization challenges and to ensure data flow between states.

2018/01
THE POLISH LEGAL ENVIRONMENT – ASPIRE LEGAL COMMITTEE ANNUAL REPORT

A report looking at the opportunities and Threats for the Development of the Technology and Business Services Sector. CDZ contributed on specific contractual labour law issues, flexibility of working time and employees data protection.

2017/12
DECEMBER LABOUR LAW UPDATE presented by Aspire and CDZ

On January 1, 2018 an unfavorable change in law concerning the 50% creative works deductions rate will come into force. From that date on, the preferential rate will be limited to specific professions. The amendment will affect many groups of professionals such as architects, translators, graphic designers or IT specialists who so far have benefitted from deductions but will not be able to do this anymore.

2017/11
NOVEMBER LABOUR LAW UPDATE presented by Aspire and CDZ

Keeping and storing employee documentation is a basic duty of each employer and compliance with it is onerous and costly. In line with legal regulations in force, companies must store documents in hard copy for 50 years from employment termination. This, however, may soon change.

2017/09
SEPTEMBER LABOUR LAW UPDATE presented by Aspire and CDZ

The Polish Ministry of Economic Development posted online a bill on rules for checking criminal records of candidates applying for employment at financial institutions. If enacted, the bill will legalize the vetting process applied by some employers. The bill makes it legal, from January 1, 2018, to ask job candidates to provide certificates of no criminal record concerning a specific group of offences.

INSIGHTS

Rzeczpospolita 2018/02/13
DATA PROTECTION
Financial Institutions To Screen Candidates’ Criminal Past
Weronika Papucewicz

The Polish government is to work on an amendment of the personal data protection regulations to enable the financial sector to collect sensitive data on the criminal past of candidates applying for work in banks, investment funds or insurance companies.

Read more:
Rzeczpospolita 2018/01/11
LABOR LAW
CREATORS TREATED UNEQUALLY
Karolina Nowak-Różycka

On January 1, 2018 an unfavorable change in law concerning the 50% creative works deductions rate will come into force. From that date on, the preferential rate will be limited to specific professions.

Read more:
Rzeczpospolita 2017/10/03
LABOR LAW
Before requesting employees to perform other tasks, their qualifications and health must be checked
Weronika Papucewicz

How to understand the “employer’s need” to delegate an employee to a different work? Is such need subjective? Can an employee challenge it?

Rzeczpospolita 2017/09/29
DATA PROTECTION
Contradictory ideas on data protection
Weronika Papucewicz

The Polish government has drafted two mutually exclusive bills permitting employers to screen job candidates. It points to a lack of coordination between the Ministry for Economic Development and the Digitization Ministry.

Read more:
Rzeczpospolita 2017/08/03
LABOR LAW
One employee with two contracts?
Weronika Papucewicz

A civil law agreement may be legally signed with an employee only for a different type of work. Such agreement, however, must not have any features typical of the employment relationship.

Read more:
Rzeczpospolita 2017/06/23
HEALTHCARE
Managers and doctors must know rules for medical interventions
Klara Święs

Medical companies and operators of various healthcare facilities must remember that any treatment without a patient’s consent is unlawful. Any test or medical procedure carried out without it may expose doctors to criminal and disciplinary liabilities.

INTERSHIPS

CDZ

career

As a fast growing dynamic structure, we always bring new talents on board.

Excellence. Commitment. Efficiency.

If you cherish those three words, and the values they represent,
you'll fit right in with our team.

CDZ

CARRIER

INTERNSHIPS
Job description:

We are looking for fourth and fifth year law students who are available five days a week and have a very good command of English. Foreign internships, courses of European, British, and American law, as well as the knowledge of other languages will be an additional asset. We offer monthly paid internships with a possibility to extend.

CURRENT OPENINGS
Job description:

LAWYER FOR THE REAL ESTATE TEAM

Location: Warsaw

  • Are you passionate about real estate law?
  • Are you familiar with market trends in Poland and worldwide?
  • Do you like working with multinational clients?
  • Do you have at least two years of experience working in a law firm?
  • Do you have excellent interpersonal and strong negotiation skills?

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Attractive remuneration
  • An opportunity to take part in interesting business projects and to work with international clients
  • Employment in a law firm with a well-established market position
  • Working in a highly integrated and experienced team

Do you want to join us? Email your CV and cover letter to: cv@cdz.com.pl with “Real Estate Lawyer” in the subject line.

Please include the following clause: “I hereby consent to having my personal data included in my job application processed for the purpose of the recruitment process and after its completion for the purpose of future recruitments (pursuant to the Personal Data Protection Act as of 29 August 1997, Journal of Laws No. 133, item 883)".

CURRENT OPENINGS
Job description:

LAWYER FOR THE EMPLOYMENT TEAM

Locations: Warsaw and Krakow

  • Are you passionate about employment law
  • Are you familiar with hiring market trends in Poland and worldwide?
  • Do you like working with multinational clients?
  • Do you have at least one year of experience working in a law firm?
  • Are you an aplikant in your 1st or 2nd year or a brand new advocate or legal advisor?

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Attractive remuneration
  • An opportunity to take part in interesting business projects
  • Employment in a law firm with a well-established market position
  • Work in an outstanding team and great atmosphere

Do you want to join us? Email your CV to cv@cdz.com.pl

Please insert the following clause in your application: “I consent to having my personal data in my job application processed for the recruitment process by Chajec, Don-Siemion & Żyto Sp. k. (pursuant to the Personal Data Protection Act of 29 August 1997, Journal of Laws No. 133 item 883)

CAREER

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