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Enforcement of foreign judgements in Poland

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Often creditors intend to enforce in Poland their foreign court judgments against Polish debtors. Enforcement of such a rulings in never automatic, even in between European Union countries. Foreign creditor always has to undertake appropriate actions to launch public enforcement. Necessary actions vary greately depending on the source, type of the foreign judgement and applicable international regulations.

Generally the most common foreign rulings enforced in Poland are:

1. European Enforcement Order
2. European Order for Payment
3. Regular foreign judgements to be enforced upon international conventions or bilatheral treaties (Regulation 1215/2012, Brussels Convention, Lugano Convention)
4. Regular foreign judgements to be enforced upon recognition and declaration of enforcability

If you need an advise in this matter, please provide us with a copy or a scan of your foreign court ruling. Our lawyer are going analyse it and determine applicable procedures leading to public enforcement against your Polish debtor. 

What rulings do we enforce

We enforce rulings from all over the world, however most commonly we: 

  • enforce US courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Canadian courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Australian courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce German courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce French courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce English courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Italian courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Spanish courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Swedish courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Finnish courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Norwegian courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Dannish court rulings in Poland
  • enforce Portuguesee courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Irish courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Czech courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Slovak courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Ukrainian courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Romanian courts rulings in Poland
  • enforce Bulgarian courts rulings in Poland

Michał Dudkowiak

Lawyer

Michał Dudkowiak

Barrister, Managing Partner

Michał Dudkowiak
Anna Szymielewicz

Lawyer

Anna Szymielewicz

Attorney-at-law, Partner

Anna Szymielewicz