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Selected credentials in legal advice to current real estate owners (users)

Our credentials in providing legal advice to current owners (users) of real estate nationalised in the past include:

  • representing one of the largest banks operating in Poland in reprivatisation proceedings initiated by the formers owners' heirs applying for the recovery of real estate in Warsaw on which stands office buildings occupied by the bank,
  • representing a prominent publishing company in court proceedings over payment of a fee for non-contractual use of developed real estate in the centre of Warsaw and in court proceedings over acquisitive prescription of a building standing on the real estate,
  • legal advisory to railway company involving the comprehensive assessment of the current legal status of the railway estate (e.g. railway station) situated in the center of Warsaw in light of nationalisation and reprivatisation aspects of the case,
  • representing local authorities in court proceedings over payment of compensation related to claims raised by the former owners of real estate in Warsaw seized under the Warsaw Decree of 1945 on which stands the Hotel Polonia building  and which was covered by the municipal property privatisation process in the 1990s,
  • representing a public higher education art school in a number of administrative and court proceedings (over reprivatisation and enfranchisement) brought by the heirs of the pre-WWII owners  regarding real estate on Trakt Królewski [Royal Route] in Warsaw seized under the Warsaw Decree of 1945 on which the school’s main campus stands,
  • representing a social security institution (a state-owned legal person) in litigation over hand-over of real estate, i.e. the Palace of the Bishops of Krakow, on the Royal Route in Warsaw (covered by the Decree) and payment of remuneration for non-contractual use of this real estate,
  • representing a leading bank in reprivatisation proceedings initiated by the formers owners' heirs applying for the recovery of real estate in Kraków on which stand office buildings occupied by the bank and designated for sale,
  • advice to a local authority in a dispute (including representation before administrative courts and the Constitutional Tribunal) over establishment under the Warsaw Decree of a perpetual usufruct right to approx. 30 ha of land used as allotments,
  • advisory services to Polski Związek Łowiecki [Polish Hunting Association], including representation in negotiations and court proceedings concerning the acquisition of reprivatised real estate at Trakt Królewski [Royal Route] in Warsaw and comprehensive regulation of its legal situation,
  • legal advice to steel sector entity, including representation in litigation, on regulation of the legal status of industrial real estate enfranchised in the past in favour of a currently non-existent state-owned legal person,
  • advice to one of the biggest banks operating in Poland in the form of a legal analysis of reprivatisation claims over office and residential real estate in Warsaw and legal advisory on regulating the reprivatisation status of the real estate,
  • representing a local government authority in court proceedings over payment of a fee for non-contractual use of buildings in the historic Blue Palace complex in Warsaw and reimbursement of outlays made on these buildings in the post-WWII period,
  • representing a prominent hotel group in administrative and court proceedings over reprivatisation claims to real estate in Warsaw on which the Mercure Grand Warszawa Hotel stands, raised by the heirs of the former owners,
  • advice to a leading insurer in a dispute with the capital city of Warsaw over prolonging a perpetual usufruct right to real estate in Warsaw and analysing whether any claims were raised to this real estate in the 1940s under the Warsaw Decree,
  • representating a local government authority in proceedings before the Supreme Court over adoption of a resolution deciding a legal issue covering an indication of entities obliged to pay remuneration for non-contractual use of buildings restored under the Warsaw Decree,
  • representing a leading bank in reprivatisation proceedings initiated by the heirs of the former owners applying for the recovery of real estate in Warsaw on which an office building now stands and is used by the bank's head office,
  • legal advisory to a well-known hotel group on regulating the legal status of real estate in Warsaw (Wilanów), including i.e. legal analysis of reprivatisation claims aimed to assess risks related to the further use of the real estate by the client,
  • advisory services to assess the current legal status of company apartments owned by a leading insurance group as regards disposal to their current lessees,
  • legal advice to steel sector entity, including representation in court proceedings, concerning regulation of the legal status of industrial real estate enfranchised in the past in favour of a state-owned legal person that subsequently went bankrupt,
  • advice to a leading bank covering legal analysis of reprivatisation claims over office and residential real estate in Warsaw to assess risks associated with the planned sale of the real estate by the bank,
  • representing a prominent hotel group in administrative and court proceedings over enfranchisement of real estate on which stands the Novotel Warszawa Centrum (formerly the Forum) hotel building in Warsaw and in other proceedings initiated by the heirs of the former real estate owners,
  • advice to a leading Polish insurer covering a comprehensive assessment of the current legal status of real estate and movables covered by the Decree on the Seizure of the Property of States at War with Poland in the years 1939-1945 and the Property of Legal Entities and Citizens of these States and on Compulsory Administration of these Properties,
  • legal advice to a steel sector entity and representation in administrative proceedings for the restoration of expropriated real estate,
  • legal advice to a social security institution (a state-owned legal person) on enfranchisement on real estate in Warsaw on which stands an office and service building, including preparing a cassation appeal to the Supreme Administrative Court,
  • advice to a public institition (constitutional body) in a form of legal analysis of reprivatisation claims concerning office real estate in Warsaw to assess risks connected with the potential acquisition of legal title to the real estate by the client,
  • advisory services to a prominent hotel group concerning reprivatisation claims brought by the heirs of the former owners to real estate on which stands the Mercure Gdynia Centrum hotel in Gdynia and representation in administrative and court proceedings over enfranchisement of the client on this real estate,
  • legal advisory to a leading Polish insurance company on regulating the legal status of real estate near Krakow seized to create allotments, including legal analysis of potential claims aimed to assess risks related to the further use of the real estate,
  • representation a local government authority in court proceedings over settlement of non-contractual use of the Palace in Goscieszyn (taken over after WW II under the Agricultural Reform Decree) and return of outlays made on the Palace,
  • legal analysis of reprivatisation claims to industrial real estate to assess the risks arising from conclusion of a planned agreement for a steel sector entity,
  • advisory services to a foreign bank (mortgage creditor) over expropriation of real estate in Gdansk and representation in administrative proceedings,
  • representation a well-known company from business analytics software and services sector in administrative proceedings over reprivatisation claims raised by heirs of former owners of real estate in Warsaw on which stands an office and commercial building,
  • advice to a prominent restaurant company in the form of a legal analysis of claims for the  reprivatisation of real estate in the centre of Warsaw (near the Royal Route) to assess the risks connected with the planned purchase of a business establishment or acquisition by the client of these claims,
  • advice to a prominent paper making company in the form of a legal analysis of claims for the reprivatisation of industrial real estate in a location near Warsaw to assess the risks related to the measures planned for this real estate by the client,
  • legal advice to a steel sector entity on expropriation of real estate and representing the client in administrative proceedings,
  • advice to a prominent company in the real estate sector, including representation in court proceedings, on acquisitive prescription of a number of commercial real properties in Warsaw's Bielany district,
  • advisory services to a leading insurer to regulate the legal status of real estate in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski on which office buildings stand, including a legal analysis of claims raised by the heirs of the former owners to assess the risks arising from the real estate continuing to be used by the client,
  • representing a leading bank in various court and administrative proceedings initiated by the former owners' successors applying for the recovery of real estate in the centre of Warsaw on which stands a residential building that was sold by the bank,
  • advice in the form of a legal analysis of claims brought for the reprivatisation of real estate in Gdynia on which Hotel Dom Marynarza stands to assess the risks arising from the real estate continuing to be used (investment outlays),
  • advice to a state institution (constitutional authority) in the form of a legal analysis of claims for the reprivatisation of real estate in Warsaw on which stands an office building to assess the risks connected with investments (outlays) planned on the real estate and representing the client before public administrative authorities in cases to ascertain whether proceedings for the real estate to be returned to its former owner are still pending/have ended,
  • legal advice to a steel sector entity on regulation of the legal status of industrial real estate (both developed and undeveloped) used by the client,
  • representing a prominent company in a dispute with the capital city of Warsaw over prolonging the perpetual usufruct of real estate in Warsaw in respect of which reprivatisation claims have been brought,
  • advice in the form of a legal analysis of claims for the reprivatisation of real properties comprising assets of the Sieraków Glassworks.

Please also see DZP's selected credentials in legal advice to former real estate owners or their legal successors.

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