P.Szelenbaum K.Kiełczewski & Wspólnicy

Adwokacka Spółka Komandytowa

Established 1993

Szelenbaum - K. Kiełczewski & Wspólnicy Law Firm was established in 1993 as the continuation of independent legal offices of present Partners: Piotr Szelenbaum and Konrad Kiełczewski.

We provide commercially focused legal services for multinational corporations, as well as medium-size companies, entrepreneurial growth companies and natural persons.

The partners are members of the German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltverein) AV-Logo.

Complex Expertise

Our services include complex expertise and legal counsel in the following areas:

  • companies advice, beginning with a company's formation through all aspects of its evaluation and operation, as well as liquidation;
  • civil law;
  • labour law;
  • construction law;
  • ligitation and arbitration.
We represent our clients in all phases of legal proceedings before courts of general jurisdiction and arbitration tribunals. P. Szelenbaum - K. Kiełczewski & Wspólnicy Legal Office is fierce advocate for its clients, whether in negotiations or when formal disputes settlement procedures cannot be avoided and the client is in court or in arbitration.

We are fluent in German and English.

We are supported by the experienced and highly qualified tax advisors, patent attorneys and appraisers.

Our profound commitment, outstanding qualifications and perfect team work guarantee efficiency and clients' satisfaction.

The law firm and the lawyers operate the mandates on the basis of the General terms and conditions of ordering legal assistance, to source in the law firm and on this website under Terms and conditions.

Geert Oetken & Dr. Carsten Nowak

Rechtsanwalt Geert Oetken, Bonn

D-53227 Bonn

Phone: +49/228/444544
Fax: +49/228/9440142
Email: kanzlei@ra-oetken.de

Rechtsanwalt Dr. Carsten Nowak, Köln

Hansaring 88
D-50670 Köln

Phone: +49/221/912642-0
Fax: +49/221/912642-42
Email: nowak@nowak-kanzlei.com

adw. Piotr Szelenbaum – Izba Adwokacka w Warszawie admission WAW/Adw/1374

r. pr. Konrad Kiełczewski – Okręgowa Izba Radców Prawnych w Warszawie admission Wa-3102

adw. Małgorzata Szelenbaum-Kręt – Izba Adwokacka w Warszawie admission WAW/Adw/2576

adw. Justyna Fordońska – Izba Adwokacka w Warszawie admission WAW/Adw/3088

r. pr. Iwona Tomica – Okręgowa Izba Radców Prawnych w Warszawie admission Wa-8842

r. pr. Monika Skibniewska - Żygadło – Okręgowa Izba Radców Prawnych w Warszawie admission Wa-10983

r. pr. Anna Kordys - Hejduk – Okręgowa Izba Radców Prawnych w Warszawie admission Wa-11607

adw. Adrianna Szulc - Izba Adwokacka w Warszawie admission WAW/Adw/7624

apl. r. Dominika Olczak

apl. r. Klaudia Jaroń


ul. Nowogrodzka 15/4
00-511 Warszawa


Phone: +48/ 226256525, 226256620, 226254505
Fax: +48/ 226218408
Email: adwokaci@sko.com.pl


KRS nr: 0000165372
NIP: 526 23 58 107
REGON: 016018097
EU/UE VAT ID: PL 5262358107

I. Ordering and the scope of general terms and conditions

These general terms and conditions of ordering legal assistance constitute a part of all contracts concluded between attorneys/legal advisors of P. Szelenbaum – K. Kiełczewski & Wspólnicy Adw. Sp. k. Legal Office and P. Szelenbaum – K. Kiełczewski & Wspólnicy Adw. Sp. k. Legal Office (hereinafter referred to as: Attorney/Legal advisor) and their mandators (hereinafter referred to as: Clients), whose subject is legal advice and/or legal representation (these contracts are hereinafter referred to as Client's Orders of Service).

The use of other terms and conditions, in particular Client's terms and conditions, shall be definitely excluded from the Power of Attorney.

Ordering services usually takes place by signing a written Power of Attorney. Attorney/Legal advisor generally reserves the right to refuse to accept / perform the order also after the Power of Attorney has been signed. The Client should be informed about the refusal within a reasonable time, which is usually one week.

II. Fees, advance payment, limitations in deductions

Any Attorney's/Legal advisor's fees (hereinafter referred to as „Fees”) are calculated generally according to binding law provisions. In particular cases it is possible to settle a separate fee, if it is acceptable according to the law. Such a fee shall be settled in writing.

Attorney/Legal advisor may request the appropriate advance payment for any predicted fees/honoraria and expenses at the moment of ordering services, for which they issue an invoice, and perform/continue the order only when the advance payment is made.

Invoices shall be issued by an Attorney/ Legal advisor or by P. Szelenbaum – K. Kiełczewski & Wspólnicy Adw. Sp. k. Legal Office.

The Client is entitled to deduct their receivables with Attorney's/Legal advisor's receivables, if the his/her receivables have been acknowledged in writing or confirmed legally.

III. Information provided by the Client

Generally, the Client is obliged to provide Attorney/Legal advisor with information in writing. Generally, if it is necessary to provide documents, only their copies should be provided, unless the Attorney/Legal advisor made an verbal request to provide originals.

The Client shall read carefully all documents sent to him/her and provide the Attorney/Legal advisor, immediately, if possible, with any remarks and comments in writing. Please note that providing information only by phone to the Legal Office's employee, who is not an Attorney/Legal advisor does not always guarantee that the information is provided to the appropriate attorney on time.

IV. Confidentiality

Attorney/Legal advisor is obliged to keep confidential all information from the Client, about which they have been informed within the Order of Service, excluding the facts, which are obvious and do not require confidentiality, due to their nature. The Client, while ordering services, gives consent to inform any third parties about confidential facts, if it is necessary to perform the order correctly and due to the ordinary course of business. This also refers to providing confidential information to Attorney's/Legal advisor's employees and collaborators who are not Attorneys/Legal advisors, if they have been obliged by Attorney/Legal advisor to keep secrecy.

V. Limitations of liability

Verbal information provided at first legal advice and all information provided by phone shall be considered generally non-binding, unless confirmed in writing. Any claims for compensation within an Attorney's/Legal advisor's liability for main and additional contractual, non-contractual and statutory obligations shall be limited to EUR 25,000.00, if the Attorney/Legal advisor is covered by insurance indicated by law provisions. Upon Client's request, the Attorney/Legal advisor shall submit all appropriate documents.

The aforementioned limitation of liability also refers to the Clients who order services as entrepreneurs within the scope of their business activity or independent professional activity, as well as legal entities and public-law entities. The liability of a person acting on behalf of the Attorney/Legal advisor is also limited to EUR 25,000.00.

Upon Client's written request, including also an obligation to cover such increased expenses in the form of advanced payment, the Attorney/Legal advisor is ready to provide an insurance in the sum required by the Client for a particular case and to annul the aforementioned limitation of liability up to the sum of the insurance. Please, note that the Attorney/Legal advisor does not guarantee providing insurance protection in the sum required by the Client in a short period of time.

VI. Cession limit

The Client may not transfer the rights referring to the mandatory relationship without the prior written consent of the Attorney/Legal advisor. Attorney's/Legal advisor's claims for remuneration may be transferred only to Attorneys/Legal advisors acting as third parties. In case of legally confirmed liability, ineffective execution or direct earlier consent of the Client in writing, the claims may be transferred also to other third parties, who are not Attorneys/Legal advisors.

VII. Written form

Any completions or amendments to general terms and conditions herein, and any common amendments within the scope of the Order of Service require settlement in writing, otherwise being null and void. This refers also to any possible changes to the requirement of written form.

registered in the Krajowy Rejestr Sądowy (National Court Register)
under the number 0000165372

ul. Nowogrodzka 15/4, 00-511 Warsaw

Our professional self-government chambers:
Okręgowa Rada Adwokacka in Warsaw, Al. Ujazdowskie 49, 00-536 Warsaw, telephone +48/ 225849620, fax +48/ 225849622, e-mail: ora-warszawa@adwokatura.pl, professional ethics rules: www.ora-warszawa.com.pl

Okręgowa Izba Radców Prawnych in Warsaw, ul. Żytnia 15/6, 01-014 Warsaw, telephone +48/ 228624169, fax +48/ 228624173, e-mail: oirp@oirpwarszawa.pl, professional ethics rules: www.oirpwarszawa.pl


The terms "adwokat" and "radca prawny" shall be legally protected in the Republic of Poland.

Basic legal acts regulating legal professions:

  • the Bar's Act of 26th May 1982,
  • the Solicitors' Act of 6th July 1982,
  • the Minister of Justice Ordinance of 22th October 2015 on fees for attorneys at law services
  • the Minister of Justice Ordinance of 22th October 2015 on fees for attorneys at law services
  • within international legal trade - the Rules on Practicing the Profession of Attorney at Law in the EU - established by CCBE

The information provided on our website has been carefully selected and checked. We do not guarantee, however, that information published on Internet is appropriate and complete. This information shall not be regarded as legal advice and clarification of law.

Internet does not guarantee the confidentiality of information transferred therein.
According to the binding law statements transferred electronically cannot have an impact on observance of legal terms in proceedings before judicial and administrative authorities.

Pursuant to Article 13 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (hereinafter also referred to as: “GDPR), acting for and on behalf of P. Szelenbaum, K. Kiełczewski & Wspólnicy Adwokacka Spółka Komandytowa with its registered office in Warsaw (address: 00-511 Warsaw, ul. Nowogrodzka 15/4) entered in the Register of Entrepreneurs of the National Court Register under KRS No 0000165372, I would like to inform you that

  1. P. Szelenbaum, K. Kiełczewski & Wspólnicy Adwokacka Spółka Komandytowa with its registered office in Warsaw (address: 00-511 Warszawa, ul. Nowogrodzka 15/4) entered in the Register of Entrepreneurs of the National Court Register under KRS No 0000165372, is the controller of your personal data (hereinafter referred to as the “Controller”);
  2. your data will be processed in order to perform the agreement on the basis of the provisions of Article 6.2 (b) of the GDPR;
  3. your personal data will be stored for the period set out in applicable legal regulations, or until the moment when any claims resulting from the agreement entered into expire, or until the moment when the Controller ends it activity with regard necessary to determine existence or non- existence of the conflict of interests by the partners of P. Szelenbaum, K. Kiełczewski & Wspólnicy Adwokacka Spółka Komandytowa - depending on which of the events takes place later;
  4. recipients of your personal data will include entities authorised to obtain the personal data on the basis of generally applicable regulations, and the entities cooperating with the Controller (e.g. the accounting office), including the entities which cooperate with the Controller in order to perform the agreement;
  5. you have the right to request the Controller to grant you access to your personal data, right to correct or delete them, right to limit the processing, as well as the right to object to the processing;
  6. you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory activity – the President of the Personal Data Protection Office;
  7. provision of the personal data is voluntary, but necessary to enter into and perform the agreement;
  8. contact with the Controller: tel. No +48 22 625 65 25, e-mail: adwokaci@sko.com.pl