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For over 20 years, our Law Firm has assembled teams of experts with capabilities to undertake the most ambitious business projects.

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We coordinate legal services around the world, especially in Central and Eastern Europe, based on a long-term partnership with the leading independent law firms in 21 jurisdictions (CEE Legal HUB).

We are where laws are shaped

TKP is one of the largest law firms in Poland. It was founded in 1999 by Elżbieta Traple, Xawery Konarski, and Paweł Podrecki.

Business & academic background

Our Law Firm has established a well-deserved reputation for combining practical skills with theoretical knowledge of the law.

60+ lawyers
50 partner law firms around the world
20+ years of experience
200+ scientific publications


16 Mar 2023

Chambers Europe 2023

Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners has been once again ranked in the Chambers and Partners Europe Guide 2023. We have received recommendation in 2 areas of our expertise and 5 of our lawyers have been recognised in the ranking.

16 Mar 2023

Council of Europe Convention on Artificial Intelligence

At the beginning of February 2023, the Council of Europe Committee on Artificial Intelligence published the “zero” draft Convention on Artificial Intelligence, Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law. The document is dated 6 January, 2023, and is the Council of Europe’s preliminary proposal for the AI future regulatory framework.

10 Mar 2023

Managerial corruption – anyone could fall victim 

Recently, the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau (CBA) pointed out that 23 February is Nationwide Bribe-Free Day. Corruption is one of the biggest threats to the economy, and hampers economic growth, disrupts business, and decreases society’s income. Corruption is usually associated with the taking of a bribe by a public official, and these are the scandals that attract attention. Meanwhile, corruption in business draws less attention, and this is unfortunate. 

09 Mar 2023

Revolution on the broadcasting market in Poland

Politicians in government circles have recently proposed a bill amending the Broadcasting Act, dubbed publicly the  “Lex Pilot”. The reason for this is that the Polish government wishes to decide by itself, and impose without consulting market players, the positioning of certain channels on the EPG in each television operator. Interestingly, the channels given priority would be solely the channels of the public (state) broadcaster  (TVP).

08 Mar 2023

Problems with conducting IT projects using the agile approach

Computer system implementation using the agile methodology was intended to remedy the problems typically experienced with projects conducted using the waterfall approach, where the time and costs of implementation are ill-judged, often making it necessary to repeatedly conclude annexes to an agreement or litigate with regard to the scope of work assigned and late delivery.

07 Mar 2023

Legislative developments making it easier for foreigners to register companies in Poland

An act took effect on 15 December 2022[1] making it considerably easier for foreigners to launch business operations in Poland in the form of a commercial company[2]. Under the act, foreigners will no longer be required to have a personal civil identification number (PESEL) to register a company in the register of business entities of the National Court Register. In addition, the Minister of Justice is required to provide templates in the online Public Information Bulletin for the articles of association of commercial companies registered online, in Polish and also in a language that can be understood by as many foreign language speakers as possible.

06 Mar 2023

The Sejm has adopted an amendment to the Wind Farm Construction Project Act. Partial liberalisation of the 10 H rule.

The amendment to the Wind Farm Construction Project Act, now adopted by the Sejm, repeals to some extent the 10 H rule, which was introduced in 2016. This rule placed substantial restrictions on development in Poland of onshore wind farm construction projects.

05 Mar 2023

Profound changes to the regulatory data protection rules are expected any day now

As a part of the Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe, the European Commission (EC) announced that it would launch a package revising the general pharmaceutical legislation, as well as the regulations on orphan medicinal products and paediatric medicines.

04 Mar 2023

Financial Information System Act - new regulations in the Polish financial sector

On 10 February, 2023, the Act of 1 December, 2022, on the Financial Information System (FIS) came into force. The Act implements three EU directives, including the directive known as 5AMLD.

02 Mar 2023

The risks connected with shifting the moment an agreement is concluded: why Amazon is facing fines for breaching consumer rights in Poland

The latest enforcement activities of the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) have proven yet again that UOKiK does not shy away from investigating and bringing charges against the major market players. Last month, the authority announced it was bringing charges against Amazon EU SARL.

01 Mar 2023

Important developments in labor law in 2023

New rules on working remotely will take effect as of 7 April, 2023. Employers that wish their employees to work remotely (hybrid form) need to begin drawing up the relevant documentation now.

15 Feb 2023

ChatGPT in practice – major legal issues

In the intense debate over the growth of artificial intelligence (AI), the system most talked about recently is ChatGPT. Until recently, the technology used in ChatGPT was considered an interesting fact, while now it has suddenly and spectacularly become part of daily life – and commerce as well.

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Currently, our Law Firm consists of more than 60 lawyers who are supported by experts in management, finance and IT. 

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