We present the latest publication by DJP lawyers in the international publishing series Global Legal Insights 2021. Łukasz DoktórAdriana Palczewska and Maciej Rzepka describe key aspects of civil proceedings in Poland with particular emphasis on cassation appeals, attorney-client privilege, litigation costs and the impact of the economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic on litigation funding in Poland.  In their article, they also take a closer look at class actions, interim relief, enforcement of judgments, international arbitration, mediation and regulatory proceedings.