Cases

You do not need a license to be listing agent

One of our Clients wondered whether listing agents should have professional license to conduct business activities in that scope or whether it is possible to conclude real estate agency agreement with any entity. Regulations creating an obligation for listing agents to possess a professional license...

Termination of the labour contract

Clients often ask us how they should terminate an employee contract and how the meeting should progress. In the view of the risk, that the employee would not accept termination, leave the workplace, and go directly to the doctor to take the medical sick leave, we recommend, that other person should be...

Infallibility of employee expected

Most employees make during their career mistakes in the process of remunerations’ payment. In consequences employee receive higher remuneration than he or she should. The basic instinct is to set off overpayment from another remuneration. But is it possible? The ability to make deductions by the employer...

Trademark byelaws necessary also for spouses

Our Clients – the married couple conducting business together as civil law partnership – wondered, how they may register a trademark which will be used by them both within the scope of activity of their civil law partnership. Polish industrial property law allows to register one trademark for more...

Longer notice - not always possible

One of our Clients wondered whether it is legally possible to lengthen the employee’s notice period in his/her employment contract. This matter is not regulated in statutory law, but according to jurisprudence it is admissible if such contract regulation will be favourable for employee. Thus, lengthening...

Entrusted property and sickness leave

One of our Clients asked us whether he can demand return of entrusted property from an employee who is on long-term sick leave. Company’s property is owned by an employer, who entrusts it to an employee in order to perform his/her duties. In principle, an employee has a duty to return such entrusted...

Longer notice not always possible

One of our Clients wondered whether it is legally possible to lengthen the employee’s notice period in his/her employment contract. This matter is not regulated in statutory law, but according to jurisprudence it is admissible if such contract regulation will be favourable for employee. Thus, lengthening...

Amount of compensation for mobbing

One of our Clients wanted to find out what is the amount of compensation due to the injured person as a result of mobbing activity. The rules developed by the judicature show that the justified amount of compensation for the injured person is determined primarily by the extent of the harm suffered,...

Exclusivity excluded

One of our clients wanted to know if the clause restricting the opening of new stores within 3 kilometers of the current location of the leased property could be a deed of unfair competition. The exclusivity clauses give the lessee an exclusive right to conduct certain activities in a commercial facility...

Is it possible to terminate a service contract?

One of the clients of our firm has entered into a service contract. Unfortunately, the other party did not fulfill its commitment and not carried out any services, so that the customer was determined to terminate the relationship with your partner. Our client has paid the advance and wanted her back....

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