Experts in newtech solutions,
product regulatory affairs
and brand protection
who consider commercial & tax reasons.
Check how we provide value within EU and internationally owing to team’s expertise and professional network.
Law firm for enterprises
BOREK Legal experts specialize in advisory and compliance services in certain areas of business, concerning mostly highly regulated ones, focusing primary on food and consumer goods regulations and for ICT & new technologies sector where our team has gained vast expertise throughout their practice.
We provide clients with legal assistance during introduction and continuous offering of products and services on the EU markets and beyond. Not only do we secure compliance and clients’ intellectual property, e.g. register and enforce trademarks, but we also offer our legal aid to establish or reorganize company structures and set up subsidiaries – but also from corporate law and tax perspective.
Our team will secure contractual relations with our client’s business partners and act on behalf our mandators during official administrative or court proceedings.
Paweł Borek has gained expertise in diverse organisations, including public administration experiences which enhances our effectiveness in relations with public authorities. After completing his work at Polish administrative system appeal body, Paweł Borek has worked with leading law firms in northern Poland and international corporations.
Notwithstanding conducting of an own legal practise, he was the head of the legal department in the Implix / GetResponse group almost for a decade and the head of the legal department of Vemma Europe, an Irish law company that sold dietary supplements in the MLM system, for over 6 years. While performing duties within the companies’, he led co-created business models compliant with European law, as well as its notification in many European markets.
Paweł Borek the sole Polish member of the Food Lawyers Network Worldwide. To find out more please click here.
Paweł Borek is involved in mentoring activities to support the development of innovative projects, i.a. the Future Business Institute.
TOMASZ WEKWART (was Babiński)
Following proficiency in legal aspects of new technologies and online businesses, with focus on IT and ecommerce solutions, intellectual property and brand protection issues, Tomasz Babiński advises on food regulatory affairs to secure compliance of products marketed in EU and Polish jurisdictions and is passionate about integrating solutions for enterprises interested in CEE markets.
As a business lawyer with strictly entrepreneurial attitude, Tomasz Babiński supports advised strategies with his education in finance & tax law expertise – in particular in the VAT and company income tax (CIT) matters – including transfer pricing and cross-border double taxation avoidance.
Owing to hitherto expertise in renowned law firms, international consulting companies and developed qualifications, not to exclude soft skills, Tomasz Babiński combines legal and economic issues to recommend business solutions considering tax effects of planned strategies, often securing them with binding, individual tax interpretations.
His professional interests focus on food&foodtech and IT enterprises that may impact the environment and lifestyle.
In course of our actions we rely on our devoted and highly skilled team of associates, attorney-at-law apprentices and of counsels network – to deliver most effective services within our specialties.
AREAS OF OUR EXPERTISE
Regulatory compliance & product law
We perform comprehensive advisory services regarding products and services supplied on highly regulated markets such as food and consumer products, beginning from label compliance and opinion drafting, through introduction products to EU market to representation during inspections carried out by the Trade Inspection or whenever RASFF procedure can be launched.
Intellectual property & brand protection
We register EU and Polish trademarks on behalf of our clients and enforce their rights in case of trademark and copyright infringements, to satisfy client’s damages and compensations claims using all accessible means. We also supply extensive advisory in the field of intellectual property using the expertise gained i.a. within the IT and new technologies sector.
Newtech and online businesses
Using expertise in the IT sector, we provide full range of service for technology companies and online businesses, including online marketplaces, shops and service providers, including SaaS sellers. We draft terms of services and privacy policies for both B2B and B2C business model that secure compliance with the GDPR, CASL and further respective regulations and the same time.
Commercial & corporate law
Our team specializes in commercial and business activities. We introduced our clients to Poland where – as part of these ventures – we conducted audits, set up enterprises and incorporate companies, advised on the selection of the form of activity and found premises. We also conduct companies’ transformations projects as well mergers and acquisitions. Of course we also draft, verify and negotiate contracts on the daily basis.
Tax law, tax planning and transfer pricing
During performance of projects conducted for our clients we care about the taxation aspects of client’s plans and undertakings. That said, we often secure them with individual tax interpretations binding for authorities or perform tax audits. Due to international corporate structure or operations of our clients we also prepare transfer pricing documentations and verify bilateral treaties on the avoidance of double taxation, in various jurisdictions.
As qualified attorneys-at-law we have the power to appear before all courts in all matters, including criminal, civil, administrative, also the Supreme Court and the Supreme Administrative Court. We are entitled to represent clients before all Polish and EU state authorities such as trade inspection, sanitary inspection, President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.
ul. Szymanowskiego 4
80-280 Gdańsk, Poland
Branch in Warsaw:
ul. Widok 8/5
00-023 Warszawa, Poland
T: +48 58 506 52 52
F: +48 58 506 52 53