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The total area of Poland is 312,679 sq kms making the country the ninth largest economy in Europe. With a population of over 38.5 million people, Poland is the most populous post-communist member of the EU.

Poland is a democracy, with a president as a head of state, whose current constitution dates from 1997. Poland is a unitary state divided into 16 administrative subdivisions.

It joined the EU in 2004. Poland is the member of the UN, NATO, WTO, OECD, Visegrad Group and Schengen Area.

The Polish legal system is based on the civil law tradition.

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How to practise in Poland

Find out all you need to know about pracitsing in Poland

CCBE newsletter - October

31 October 2017

The 66th CCBE newsletter is out - read more about the following topics: Proposed European Convention on the profession of lawyer

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How to verify a European lawyer?

13 October 2017

Use the European e-justice portal to find or identify lawyers from the EU and the EEA 

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Brexit and the legal services sector in the EU

13 October 2017

An overview of the UK legal service sector in the current European market place and potential changes post-Brexit

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Restitution of Property in Poland - Four ways to help you uncover your predecessors’ confiscated property

7 July 2017

Read the article by Grzegorz E. Wozniak , Founder and Managing Partner of Wozniak Legal

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Doing legal business in the Visegrád Group states - 5 September

6 July 2017

On 5 September 2017, the Law Society hosted a seminar on “Doing legal business in the V4”, or Visegrád Group states. 

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Doing legal business in the Visegrád Group states - 5 September

6 July 2017

On 5 September 2017, the Law Society hosted a seminar on “Doing legal business in the V4”, or Visegrád Group states. 

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Doing legal business in PolandSubscription

20 November 2015

Our series of Doing legal business reports provides an overview and guide to doing legal business in key international markets.

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Legal life in... Poland

27 October 2016

Interview with Grzegorz Wozniak, founding and managing partner of Wozniak Legal

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Your contacts for this region are Virag Martin and Katharina Kirchberger

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International Policy Adviser: Europe

virag.martin@lawsociety.org.uk

Katharina Kirchberger

International Policy Assistant: Europe and CIS

katharina.kirchberger@lawsociety.org.uk