Business services

Registration of companies and partnerships

Business registration in Poland – our law firm in Warsaw firm represents clients in registration proceedings at the National Court Register (KRS).

We provide comprehensive services related to business registration. Our lawyers represent the client in all steps of the process, exercising care and diligence. In Poland, the first step in starting a business is to register it at the relevant business register. As part of the registration procedure, our attorneys will help you to choose the right legal format for the new company.

Companies could choose any of the existing legal formats in Poland, such as partnerships (a general partnership, a professional partnership, a limited partnership and a limited joint-stock company), companies (a limited liability company, a joint-stock company), or sole traders (self-employed status). Depending on client’s preferences, we will recommend the appropriate legal format. As part of business registration in Poland, entrepreneurs must also choose the appropriate form of taxation. Our lawyers will suggest the optimal taxation solution for the client’s business. We will also help you draw up the company/partnership agreement which is required for registration.

If you are operating as a foreign entrepreneur in Poland and your business can be described as a foreign company operating in Poland, we will help you with the necessary formalities to:
– set up your business in Poland;
– register for VAT in Poland;
– start operations as a subsidiary of a foreign company in Poland;
– start operations as a branch of a foreign company in Poland;
– start operations as a representative office of a foreign company in Poland.

Opening a business in Poland

 

Business activity becomes legal in Poland once the business registration has been completed. If you want to operate on the Polish market, the first step is to set up your business. Our office will take you through the procedure and enable you to open your business successfully since business registration in Poland is not a very simple procedure. Moreover, we will help you to open a representative office in Poland or to legalise your operations as a branch of a foreign company. Based on our extensive experience, we will make sure that the process of a foreign business registration or a branch registration will be smooth and quick.

Registration of a foreign company in Poland

 

Instead of opening a new business in Poland, clients can register their foreign company in Poland or operate as a branch of a foreign company in Poland. A branch a foreign company must be registered at the National Court Register (KRS) and will have the same scope of business as the foreign parent company. A subsidiary of a foreign company in Poland independently runs the local part of the business (i.e. outside the parent company’s seat or principal place of business). We also assist our foreign clients with the popular procedure of registration for VAT in Poland.
 

A representative office of a foreign company in Poland

 

Are you a foreign company but want to operate in Poland? We will assist you in setting up as a representative office of a foreign company. However, a representative office can only engage in a limited scope of activities. It is important to bear in mind that a representative office in Poland may engage in advertising and promotion of a foreign entrepreneur in Poland.