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    Filip Elżanowski, PhD

    Filip Elżanowski, PhD

    Legal advisor, Doctor of Law, Head of The Public Procurement and Public-Private Partnership Practice

    filip.elzanowski@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Energy law
    Administrative law and proceedings
    Public procurement law
    Mergers and takeovers

    Selected clients and experience

    Legal advisory regarding the transaction of purchasing shares in the PGE EJ 1 Sp. z o.o. company, connected with the execution of the project consisting in the construction of the first Polish nuclear power station.
    Drawing up regulatory risk analyses as well as designing legal solutions for presented business models for companies including e.g. PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (Polish Energy Group), PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (the Mining and Conventional Energy PGE J.S.C.) and ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o.
    Drawing up legal opinions regarding the energy law and related issues for companies including e.g.: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., ENEA S.A., ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o. oraz ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o.
    Representing PKP Energetyka S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PGNiG Energia S.A., Huta Łaziska S.A. and Cementownia Warta S.A. in proceedings before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office and the Court for Competition and Consumer Protection, including concession/license proceedings and punishment/penalty administration proceedings.
    Representing ALSTOM in administrative proceedings before the President of the Office of Rail Transport with regard to granting permission for allowing the exploitation of high speed railway vehicle.

    Occupied positions

    Assistant professor at the Department of Law and Administrative Proceedings of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
    Plenipotentiary of the Management Board of Agencja Rozwoju Przemysła S.A. (Industrial Development Agency J.S.C.).
    Arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration at the Chamber of Industrial Energetics and Energy Customers.
    Arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration of the Towarowa Giełda Energii (the Polish Power Exchange J.S.C.).
    Member of the Board for the legal commission of the National Emission Reduction Programme operating at the Ministry of Economy.
    Member of the Council of the Polish Foundation for Competition Law and Sector Regulation lus Publicum.
    Expert of the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients.
    Member of the International Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers.
    Performing the function of supportive member of the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies (CARS).
    Advisor for the President of the Office of Rail Transport with regard to legal issues.
    Member of the Technical and Economic Council at the President of the Office of Rail Transport.

    Publications and conferences

    Author and co-author of numerous scientific publications, including monographs:
    “Legal and Procedural Situation of Energy Enterprise in Cases Regarding Energy Regulations.”, 2015.
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Commentary to the Monument Protection Act.”, 2010.
    “Energy Law. Commentary.”, 2010.
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Energy Policy – Legal Instruments of Execution.”, 2008.
    Co-author of the chapter entitled “The Energy Law” in the academic textbook entitled “The Administrative Law” (under the editorial supervision of M. Wierzbowski).
    Author of several tens of scientific publications regarding public economic law as well as of several tens of press publications.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (no. WA-10101) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw;
    Graduate of the European Centre, the University of Warsaw,
    and the American Law Center, the University of Warsaw.

    Maksymilian Cherka, PhD

    Maksymilian Cherka, PhD

    Legal advisor, Doctor of Law, Head of The Real Estate, Investment Process and Environmental Protection Practice

    maksymilian.cherka@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Building law
    Planning and spatial development
    Real estate property management
    Environmental protection law
    Administrative law and proceedings

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory for BBI Development S.A., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the following investments: “Nowy Sezam”; “Nowy Plac Unii” and on the area of the former Warszawska Wytwórnia Wódek “Koneser” (Warsaw vodka manufacture).
    Ongoing legal advisory for Skanska Property Poland sp. z o.o., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the “Generation Park” investment at Rondo Daszyńskiego in Warsaw; also, legal advisory services regarding administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the “Green Day 2” investment in Wrocław and “AXIS” in Cracow.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for Capital Park S.A., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings and planning proceedings connected with the execution of the investment on the area of the former “Norblin” factory as well as connected with the execution of the “Eurocentrum” investment.
    Ongoing legal advisory for Globe Trade Center S.A., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the “Galeria Wilanów” shopping mall and “Galeria Północna” shopping mall in Warsaw.
    Ongoing legal advisory for Element Power Poland sp. z o.o., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings and planning proceedings connected with the localization of several wind farms in Southern Poland.

    Occupied positions

    Assistant professor at the Department of Law and Administrative Proceedings of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
    Lecturer in the Centre for Territorial Self-Government Research and Local Development of the University of Warsaw.
    Member of the Warsaw Seminar of Administration Axiology.
    Expert of the Bureau of Research at the Chancellery of the Sejm.
    Auditor for the Supreme Audit Office.
    Examiner in Collegium Invisibile.
    Member of the Professional Development Commission at the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.
    Students and Doctoral Students’ Disciplinary Proceedings Representative at the University of Warsaw.
    Collaborator of the National Notary Council.
    Member of the Audit Committee of the University of Warsaw Foundation.
    Member of the Civil Service Council at the Prime Minister’s Office, 2007–2009.

    Publications and conferences

    Author and co-author of numerous scientific publications, including monographs:
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process.”, 2010.
    Editor and co-author of numerous commentaries, including the following:
    “Commentary to the Code of Administrative Proceedings.”, 2011.
    “Commentary to the Act on Proceedings Before Administrative Courts.”, 2011.
    “System of Administrative Law, Volume 6.”, 2011.
    “Commentary to the Act on Monument Protection and Care.”, 2010.
    Author of several press articles and several tens of expertise and legal opinions for public and governmental administration authorities.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (no. WA-10153) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.

    Krzysztof Andrzej Wąsowski, PhD

    Krzysztof Andrzej Wąsowski, PhD

    Attorney-at-law, Doctor of Law

    krzysztof.wasowski@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Administrative and court proceedings as well as arbitration procedures
    Public economic law
    Administrative enforcement and audit procedures
    Intellectual property law
    Environmental protection law

    Selected clients and experience

    Office for Competition and Consumer Protection
    National Broadcasting Council
    Ministry of Regional Development
    Polish Post
    Pocztowe Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń Wzajemnych (Post Association of Mutual Insurance)
    Archdiocese of Warsaw, Warsaw-Praga Archdiocese, Archdiocese of Siedlce
    Warsaw Province of Franciscan Fathers, Warsaw Province of Redemptorist Fathers, Congregation of St. Vincent a Paulo Missionaries, Association of African Missions, Congregation of St. Philip Neri Oratory,
    Church Economic Council
    Military University of Technology in Warsaw
    PL2012+
    Polkomtel
    Polsat
    Totalizator Sportowy
    TVP
    4FUN.TV
    ATS Canada
    ING
    OLPP
    Blyweert Aluminium
    Canex
    First International Traders
    Internetowy Dom Maklerski (Online Brokerage House)
    the Chamber of Fund and Asset Management
    Internetq Poland
    Geo-Kat
    Iplex
    Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa
    Leifeld Metal Spinning
    National Chamber of Statutory Auditors
    National Notary Council
    Polish Chamber of Physicians and Dentists
    Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications
    PGNiG Energia
    Silk & Stone
    Grupa Chrobry
    Beativonne
    Petrotex
    Provident
    Warsaw Rowing Club
    W Investments

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer at Department of Law and Administrative Proceedings of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw.
    The founding member of the Warsaw Seminar of Administration Axiology.
    The founding member of the Polish Familiological Association.
    Member of the Legal Workgroup of the Social Council for the National Emission Reduction Programme.
    Expert of the Bureau of Research at the Chancellery of the Sejm.
    Advisor of the Minister of Treasury (1998 – 2000).
    Scientific consultant of the Constitutional Tribunal judge (2006 – 2009).
    Member of the Civil Service Council at the Prime Minister’s Office (2007 – 2009).
    Expert of the Supreme Audit Office (2003).
    Co-Chairman of the Property Commission (2001 – 2011.

    Publications and conferences

    The author of numerous articles and texts in monographs and academic textbooks in the following fields: administrative law, copyright and related laws, environmental protection law, public procurement law, energy law, ecclesiastical law and administrative procedure law.
    Selected publications:
    The Code of Administrative Proceedings. Commentary (edit.) R. Hauser, M. Wierzbowski, Warsaw 2015 (co-author: art. 1 – 5 and 28 – 35 KPA).
    Selected Aspects of Cleanness and Order Maintenance in Communes in the Context of Recent Regulatory Amendments [in:] Selected Aspects of Cleanness and Order Maintenance in the Commune and Indebting of Local Self-Government Bodies (edit.) D. Szafrański, Warsaw 2013.
    Attempt at Activation of Parties in Administrative Proceedings in the Context of the New Reading of Art. 7 of the Code of Administrative Proceedings [in:] The Research Works of the Warsaw Seminar of Administration Axiology. Sketches in Substantive Administrative Law (edit.) Z. Cieślak, K. Zalasińska, Wrocław 2012.
    Energy Industry and Environmental Preservation in the Investment Process (edit.) M. Cherka, F. Elżanowski, M. Swora, K. Wąsowski, Warsaw 2010.
    Legal and Administrative Issues of Trading Authorization Emissions [in:] Contemporary Problems of the Energy Law (edit.) M. Wierzbowski, R. Stankiewicz, Warsaw 2010.
    Legal Aspects of Investment Process (edit.) M. Cherka, F. Elżanowski, K. Wąsowski, Warsaw 2009.
    Judicial Practice of the Property Commission – Public and Legal Features of Arbitration [in:] Judicial Practice within the Legal System (edit.) T. Bąkowski, K. Grajewski, J. Warylewski, Warsaw 2008.
    Legal Status of the National Broadcasting Council – An Attempt at Characterization, Kwartalnik Prawa Publicznego, 2004, No. 1.
    The Subject Scope of Concessionary Judgment in the Light of the Broadcasting Act. Introductory Remarks. Studia Iuridica, 2004, No. 43.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys in Warsaw (under the number 2926)
    Warsaw Seminar of Administration Axiology
    Polish Legislative Association
    Polish Association of Law and Economics
    Association of Public Administration Education
    Association of Graduates of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University in Warsaw. (1998)
    Graduate of the 2nd degree Józef Elsner State Music School in Warsaw (diploma of professional musician with specialization in classical guitar: 1996).

    Małgorzata Cur

    Małgorzata Cur

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Company Law and Labour Law Practice, Head of the Air Transport Practice

    malgorzata.cur@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Commercial law
    Aviation law
    Rail law
    Civil law

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory services for P.P. “Porty Lotnicze” (the “Polish Airports” State-Owned Company) in Warsaw.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for LS Airport Services S.A.
    Complex legal advisory services related to the process of selling the real estate property belonging to PLL LOT S.A.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for LOT Aircraft Maintenance Sp. z o.o.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for ZPC Mieszko S.A.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for Alstom Konstal S.A.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for Pojazdy Szynowe PESA Bydgoszcz S.A.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for companies of the PGE S.A. capital group.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for companies of the ENEA S.A. capital group.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych Sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited).

    Publications and conferences

    Author of chapter in the following publications:
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process.”, 2009.
    Co-author of the following:
    “Refusal to Grant Concession by the President of the Energy Regulatory Office to an Enterprise Remaining in Composition Bankruptcy Proceedings”, Przegląd Prawa Handlowego 6/262, 2014.
    Moderator at the Avia Rail 2014 conference.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of lawyers (no. 4313) kept by the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.
    She completed barrister training at the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.
    Completed postgraduate studies at the Aviation Law organized in the framework of the Academy of Aviation at Łazarski University in Warsaw.

    Magdalena Czuba-Wąsowska, PHD

    Magdalena Czuba-Wąsowska, PHD

    Attorney-at-law, Doctor of Law, Head of the Regulation and Competition Protection Practice

    magdalena.czuba@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Legal advisory on regulatory issues and regulated activities
    Competition protection law
    Energy law
    State aid law
    State education law
    Administrative procedure

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory for companies including for example: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (the Polish Energy Group PGE J.S.C.), PGE Obrót S.A., PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A., PGE GiEK S.A., ENEA S.A., PGNiG Energia S.A., Dalkia S.A., Fortum Power and Heat Polska Sp. z o.o. and also PGNiG Termika S.A.
    Participation and representation in the legislative procedure for the following: Forum Odbiorców Energii Elektrycznej i Gazu (and the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients), Forum CO2, Izby Gospodarczej Ciepłownictwo Polskie (the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce), Bioelektra Group S.A.
    Active participation in inter-ministerial legislative works of teams established for amending legal acts regulating the markets of electric energy and heat as well as in parliamentary works in the Sejm and the Senate of the Republic of Poland. Participation in works including the following:
    works on implementation into the legal order the reduction of costs of electric energy for industrial recipients, deriving from the Renewable Energy Sources (OZE) support system, excise tax and EU ETS (the European Union Emissions Trading System), including the following:
    1) participation in works of the inter-ministerial working group for reduction of burdens for energy-consuming enterprises arising in the Ministry of Economy (preparation of the draft regarding regulations for 4 drafts of respective acts);
    2) preparation of draft for regulations establishing the system of compensations for sectors and sub-sectors categorized as exposed to the risk of emission escape due to transferring expenses connected with greenhouses gases (carbon leakage);
    3) participation in works on amendments to the Act on energy law (the so-called “big” and “small” energy tri-pack) on the order of the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients and (the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce);
    4) participation in works on the Act on energy efficiency on the order of the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients.
    works on the regulations cancelling the TPA (Third-party Access) rule in heat sector within the legal system in operation (2014);
    works on preparing draft of the regulations for the Act on commercialization of the state-owned enterprise “Porty Lotnicze”; participation in negotiations regarding the draft in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development as well as inter-ministerial agreements (2013-2014);
    works on the provisions regulating the principles regarding support for electric energy production in new cogeneration installations on the order of the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce;
    works on preparations of provisions regulating establishing and exploitation of sea wind farms;
    works on implementation of separate regulation for heat sector on the order of the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce, including drawing up the draft of complex regulation of heat market in Poland (the Act on heat industry) as well as drawing up the draft of regulations for the draft of the Act on energy law, with regard to new mechanisms of controlling the establishment of prices and rates within tariffs for heat industry;
    works on the Act on waste management on the order of entities conducing installations for processing mixed municipal waste;
    works on the draft of the Act on important sports events on the order of the PL2012 Sp. z o.o. company.
    Representation of the Ceramika Końskie Sp. z o.o. company before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office in the proceedings for acquisition of concession for natural gas turnover.
    Legal advisory in auditing proceedings conducted by the Supreme Audit Office on the order of, for example, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.
    Representation of the National Notary Council, the National Chamber of Chartered Auditors, POLKOMTEL S.A., Centrum Mięsne Makton S.A. and Stół Polski Sp. z o.o. in the proceedings before the President of Competition and Consumer Protection Office in cases related to practices violating competition as well as PGE S.A., LS Airport Services S.A. and LOT CARGO S.A. with regard to cases concerning concentration.

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer at the Department of Administrative Law and Territorial Self-Government at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.
    Lecturer at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities with regard to the law of the European Union and European Union funds.
    Expert on amendments to the Act on education system and the Teachers’ Charter Act in projects executed for the Ministry of National Education.
    Lecturer in numerous trainings of territorial self-government bodies, including for example: the Capital City of Warsaw, the City of Bełchatów, the City of Wrocław, the Włochy Borough and for directors of provincial divisions of the National Health Fund.
    Lecturer at the Academy of Energy (educational project initiated by the Lesław A. Paga Foundation).

    Publications and conferences

    Co-author:
    “Legal Status of the National Operator of Energy Minerals”, Przegląd Gazowniczy, 2013.
    Chapter entitled “Legal and Technical Conditions of the Heat Market and Its Separateness From Electric Energy Industry”, in: “Systemic Conditions of Strategic Sectors. Conclusions for Energy Industry”, 2011.
    “Legal Opinions on Parliamentary Project of the Act on Amendment to the Act on Education System and Amendments to Certain Other Acts”, 2011.
    “Enforcement of Schooling Obligation. Legal Issues. Theory and Practice”, 2011.
    „Social Consultations in the Process of Establishing Law”, 2011.
    Chapter entitled “Access to Information on the Condition and Environmental Protection – Selected Procedural Issues” in: “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process”, 2010.
    “Die Europaisirung der offentlichen Vervaltung Am Beispiel der Verwaltung der Aussengrezen der Europaischen Union”, 2010.
    Chapter entitled “Activities of the European Frontex Agency As an Element of the Process of Europeanization of Border Protection” in: “Europeanization of Public Administration. Collected Studies”, 2008.
    “Liquidation of Commune Self-Governmental School – Selected Legal Issues”, 2007.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys in Warsaw (no. 6834).

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.

    Marcin Kopeć, PhD

    Marcin Kopeć, PhD

    Legal advisor, doctor in law, Head of Litigation Proceedings Practice

    marcin.kopec@echw.pl

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    Practices

    Court and Arbitration Disputes
    Real Estate Property, Investment Process and Environmental Protection

    Selected clients and experience

    Attorney ad litem in court proceedings regarding civil law and administrative law as well as in arbitration proceedings for clients including for example: ENEA S.A., PGE S.A., PGE GEiK S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PCC Rokita S.A., PLL LOT S.A., Dom Maklerski BPS S.A.; PHN S.A.
    Conducting court proceedings concerning the following:
    real estate properties, including for example those concerning spatial development plans, enfranchisements, usucaptions, usufruct without contractual basis, settlements regarding rental and lease agreements and contracts, compensations for so-called Warsaw grounds as well as for expropriation of real estate properties;
    disputes in connection with agreements and contracts for construction and building works;
    disputes in the area of energy industry;
    failure to execute or inappropriate execution of liabilities and compensations, including, first of all, those connected with agency contracts and deriving from their settlements;
    medical disputes and responsibilities of physicians.
    Legal advisory for PHN S.A. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for PLL LOT S.A. in the processes of selling real estate properties in tender and non-tender procedures, including due diligence of those real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for P.P. “Porty Lotnicze” in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for LS AS S.A. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties and lease of real estate properties in the build to suit formula.
    Legal advisory for Grupa Griffin in the processes of selling and purchasing real estate properties as well as during the execution of building and construction investments (civil-legal advisory and administrative-legal advisory).
    Legal advisory for Grupa Capital Park S.A. in connection with the execution of building and construction investments (civil-legal advisory and administrative-legal advisory) as well as during the process of acquiring compensations on the basis of ZRID decision (decision on permission for the implementation of investment).
    Legal advisory for Empik S.A. in the process of real estate property lease.
    Legal advisory for Skanska during the process of the execution of building and construction investments (civil-legal advisory and administrative-legal advisory).
    Legal advisory for BBI S.A. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for SOHO Factory (Black Lion Fund S.A.) in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for Alnus Development Sp. z o.o. .) in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties during the process of the execution of building and construction investments (civil-legal advisory and administrative-legal advisory).
    Legal advisory for Fenix Group in the process of tender purchase of real estate property.
    Legal advisory for Real Management S.A. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for Immobel Sp. z o.o. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.

    Occupied positions

    Assistant lecturer at the Department of Administrative Law and Territorial Self-Government in the years 2006-2010.
    Lecturer of the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw.

    Publications and conferences

    Co-author:
    “Ownership and Usufruct of Land within the Area of the Capital City of Warsaw. Commentary.”, 2014.
    “When the Court Does Not Reject Complaint.”, in: “Management Staff in Administration”, 2012.
    Author of chapters in the following:
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process.”, 2009.
    “The Polish Systemic Model of the Body Authorizing the Marketing of Medical Product in the Context of Selected EC Member States.”, Kwartalnik Prawa Publicznego, 2009.
    “Europeanisation of Public Administration. Collected Studies.”, 2008.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (no. WA 7648) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.
    Doctoral thesis written under the supervision of Prof. Irena Lipowicz, PhD.

    Anna Kucińska-Bar

    Anna Kucińska-Bar

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Energy Industry Practice

    anna.kucinska@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Energy law
    Administrative law and proceedings
    Public economic law

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory for companies of the PGE capital group, companies of the ENEA capital group, companies of the Polenergia capital group, PKP Energetyka S.A., Przedsiębiorstwo Państwowe “Porty Lotnicze” (the “Polish Airports” State-Owned Company) and Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych Sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited).
    Drawing up analyses of regulatory risk and designing solutions and legal documentation for presented business models for companies including e.g.: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (the Mining and Conventional Energy PGE J.S.C.) and ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o.
    Regulatory advisory for companies including e.g.: PKN Orlen S.A., PGNiG Termika S.A., Izba Gospodarcza Ciepłownictwo Polskie (the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce) and Forum Odbiorców Energii Elektrycznej i Gazu (the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients).
    Advisory with regard to issues connected with participation in the energy market and shaping energy management for companies including e.g.: PCC „Rokita” S.A., Air Products Sp. z o.o., JSW Koks S.A. and Zakłady Azotowe Puławy S.A.
    Drawing up legal opinions regarding energy law for companies including e.g.: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., ENEA S.A., ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o. and ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o.
    Drawing up and providing legal opinions with regard to agreements concerning conducting business activities on the energy market, in particular with regard to sales agreements, distribution services agreements, complex agreements and network connection agreements for companies including e.g.: PKP Energetyka S.A., PGE Obrót S.A. and ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o.
    Legal advisory with regard to issues related to renewable energy for PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A. and Element Power Polska Sp. z o.o.
    Representing the following companies: PKP Energetyka S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PGNiG Energia S.A., Huty Łaziska S.A. and Cementownia Warta S.A. before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office and the Court for Competition and Consumer Protection in proceedings including concession/license acquisition and punishment/penalty administration proceedings.

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer at the Academy of Energy organized by the Lesław A. Paga Foundation.

    Publications and conferences

    Author of chapters in the following:
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process”, 2010.
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process”, 2009.
    Co-author of the following:
    “Refusal of Granting Concession by the President of URE to Enterprise in Bankruptcy and Arrangement Proceedings”, Przegląd Prawa Handlowego 6/262, 2014.
    “Action Plan: Paths of Development Regarding Use of Renewable Energy Sources Until 2020” for the Ministry of Economy (in co-operation with CASE Doradcy Sp. z o.o.).
    “Adjusting Support System for Electric Energy Deriving from Renewable Energy Sources to Changes Taking Place in the Costs of Producing Energy from Fossil Fuels” for the Ministry of Economy (in co-operation with CASE Doradcy Sp. z o.o.).
    Speaker at the problem seminar entitled “Reduction of Costs for Industrial Recipients.”
    Speaker at the 1st Edition of the conference entitled “Cogeneration – Perspective for Investment Development.”

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys (entry no. 4253) kept by the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University in Warsaw.
    Completed attorney apprenticeship at the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.

    Monika Podgórska

    Monika Podgórska

    Finance Director

    monika.podgorska@echw.pl

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    The Personnel provides the lawyers and Partners of the Law Office with current administrative and organizational support within the scope of secretarial services and the department of settlements.

    Olgierd Pogorzelski

    Olgierd Pogorzelski

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Criminal/Penal Law Practice

    olgierd.pogorzelski@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Criminal law and procedure
    Misdemeanours law and proceedings
    Penal-fiscal law
    Criminal-law aspect of environmental protection

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing representation for companies including PLL LOT S.A. and Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited) at the pre-trial stage as well as before prosecuting authorities, common courts and the Supreme Courts in criminal cases, including those in which they appeared in the character of the aggrieved parties.
    Co-author of legal analysis drawn up for Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited) concerning possible consequences and proposed activities in case of press violation of personal rights and their impact on the interest of the entrepreneur.
    Co-author of legal opinion drawn up on the order of Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (the Polish Energy Group PGE J.S.C.), PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (the Mining and Conventional Energy PGE J.S.C.) in relation to obligations arising from participating in capital group bodies in the aspect of criminal-law responsibility.

    Occupied positions

    Former Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Polish Radio – Regional Division in Kielce S.A.
    Former lecturer at the Higher School of Safety and Security Services in Warsaw in the subject of constitutional law and jurisprudence.
    Chief legal specialist in the National Broadcasting Council.

    Publications and conferences

    Former consultant for the Chancellery of the Sejm with regard to the draft of the Act on amendment to the Broadcasting Act and amendments to other acts.
    Speaker at the “Security of Enterprises and Institutions – Strategic Duties and Legal Conditions” conference organized by the European Business Centre.
    Speaker at the “Cyber Security in the Energy Industry” conference organized by the European Business Centre.
    Author of training related to law and misdemeanour proceedings for SBM sp. z o.o. with the registered office in Wrocław.
    Author of training for members of the management board of PKN Orlen S.A. related to criminal-law issues connected with the performance of the position of a member of the management board of a capital group.
    Author of training for Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. related to criminal-law issues connected with performing managerial positions in capital companies.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of lawyers (no. 2862) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.
    He passed the examination for candidates for members of supervisory boards in the National Treasury companies.

    Adam Szalc

    Adam Szalc

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Commercial Law Practice

    adam.szalc@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Contract and commercial transactions law
    Energy law and regulated markets
    Company law
    Administrative law and proceedings

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal services for energy enterprises such as e.g.: PGE S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., ENEA S.A., ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o., ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o., POLENERGIA S.A., POLENERGIA Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o., PKP Energetyka S.A., with regard to their business activities on the regulated market.
    Advisory connected with changes of gas seller and negotiating complex sales contracts and agreements as well as supplies of natural gas for Grupa Żywiec S.A. and Ceramika Nowa Gala S.A.
    Advisory connected with concluding and negotiating agreements regarding financing of network development for ENEA Operator Sp. z o.o. z the European Investment Bank (EBI).
    Advisory for ENEA S.A. with regard to transaction concerning purchase of shares in PGE EJ1 Sp. z o.o. and conclusion of the investment contract for the construction of the first nuclear power station in Poland.
    Advisory for ENEA S.A. with regard to the introduction of the possibility to conclude complex sales and electric energy distribution via the Internet agreements.
    Preparation of legal due diligence audits for companies including e.g.: Regionalny Fundusz Gospodarczy S.A., Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych Sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited), Impel Rental Sp. z o.o.
    Drawing up analyses of regulatory risk and designing solutions and legal documentation for presented business models for companies including e.g.: companies of the PGE capital group, companies of the ENEA capital group, MLP Energy Sp. z o.o.
    Economic and regulatory advisory as well as drawing up legal opinions for companies including e.g.: PKN Orlen S.A., PGNiG Termika S.A., Pilkington Polska Sp. z o.o., ZGH Bolesław S.A., PCC „Rokita” S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (the Mining and Conventional Energy PGE J.S.C.), SC Trade Trans Sp. z o.o, Przedsiębiorstwo Państwowe „Porty Lotnicze” (the “Polish Airports” State-Owned Company), ENEA S.A., PGE S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PKP Energetyka S.A.
    Advisory regarding procedures concerning contract preparations, including investment agreements, contracts for transactions regarding mergers and takeovers as well as contracts functioning on regulated markets (sales agreements, distribution services agreements), complex agreements, contracts for network connection, etc.) for companies including e.g.: ENEA S.A., PGE S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., Polenergia Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o., MLP Energy Sp. z o.o., EXATEL S.A., ZPC MIESZKO S.A.
    Representation in procedures regarding concession/license acquisition and approval of tariffs for electric energy and gas for companies including e.g.: PGE Obrót S.A. and POLENERGIA Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o.
    Representation in proceedings before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office and the Court for Competition and Consumer Protection for companies including e.g.: PGE Obrót S.A., POLENERGIA Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o. , CHEMOVER Sp. z o.o., MLP Energy Sp. z o.o. , EKOTRIOMIX Sp. z o.o.

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer of economic law, commercial law, administrative proceedings as well as court and administrative law at the Faculty of Social Science and Administration of the Academy of Computer Science, Management and Administration in Warsaw.
    Lecturer at the Academy of Energy organized by the Lesław A. Paga Foundation.

    Publications and conferences

    Author of the following articles:
    “Easement of Transmission and Claims Related to Transmission Infrastructure.”, Elektroenergetyka, 2012.
    Development of Sea Wind Farms – Legal Conditions.”, Elektroenergetyka, 2011.
    Speaker at the ENERGETYKA+ Conference, 2014
    Speaker at the problem seminar entitled “Reduction of Costs for Industrial Recipients.”

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys (entry no. 4409) kept by the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.

    Directors

    Monika Podgórska

    Monika Podgórska

    Finance Director

    monika.podgorska@echw.pl

    Head of the Practice

    Filip Elżanowski, PhD

    Filip Elżanowski, PhD

    Legal advisor, Doctor of Law, Head of The Public Procurement and Public-Private Partnership Practice

    filip.elzanowski@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Energy law
    Administrative law and proceedings
    Public procurement law
    Mergers and takeovers

    Selected clients and experience

    Legal advisory regarding the transaction of purchasing shares in the PGE EJ 1 Sp. z o.o. company, connected with the execution of the project consisting in the construction of the first Polish nuclear power station.
    Drawing up regulatory risk analyses as well as designing legal solutions for presented business models for companies including e.g. PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (Polish Energy Group), PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (the Mining and Conventional Energy PGE J.S.C.) and ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o.
    Drawing up legal opinions regarding the energy law and related issues for companies including e.g.: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., ENEA S.A., ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o. oraz ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o.
    Representing PKP Energetyka S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PGNiG Energia S.A., Huta Łaziska S.A. and Cementownia Warta S.A. in proceedings before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office and the Court for Competition and Consumer Protection, including concession/license proceedings and punishment/penalty administration proceedings.
    Representing ALSTOM in administrative proceedings before the President of the Office of Rail Transport with regard to granting permission for allowing the exploitation of high speed railway vehicle.

    Occupied positions

    Assistant professor at the Department of Law and Administrative Proceedings of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
    Plenipotentiary of the Management Board of Agencja Rozwoju Przemysła S.A. (Industrial Development Agency J.S.C.).
    Arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration at the Chamber of Industrial Energetics and Energy Customers.
    Arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration of the Towarowa Giełda Energii (the Polish Power Exchange J.S.C.).
    Member of the Board for the legal commission of the National Emission Reduction Programme operating at the Ministry of Economy.
    Member of the Council of the Polish Foundation for Competition Law and Sector Regulation lus Publicum.
    Expert of the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients.
    Member of the International Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers.
    Performing the function of supportive member of the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies (CARS).
    Advisor for the President of the Office of Rail Transport with regard to legal issues.
    Member of the Technical and Economic Council at the President of the Office of Rail Transport.

    Publications and conferences

    Author and co-author of numerous scientific publications, including monographs:
    “Legal and Procedural Situation of Energy Enterprise in Cases Regarding Energy Regulations.”, 2015.
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Commentary to the Monument Protection Act.”, 2010.
    “Energy Law. Commentary.”, 2010.
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Energy Policy – Legal Instruments of Execution.”, 2008.
    Co-author of the chapter entitled “The Energy Law” in the academic textbook entitled “The Administrative Law” (under the editorial supervision of M. Wierzbowski).
    Author of several tens of scientific publications regarding public economic law as well as of several tens of press publications.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (no. WA-10101) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw;
    Graduate of the European Centre, the University of Warsaw,
    and the American Law Center, the University of Warsaw.

    Maksymilian Cherka, PhD

    Maksymilian Cherka, PhD

    Legal advisor, Doctor of Law, Head of The Real Estate, Investment Process and Environmental Protection Practice

    maksymilian.cherka@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Building law
    Planning and spatial development
    Real estate property management
    Environmental protection law
    Administrative law and proceedings

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory for BBI Development S.A., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the following investments: “Nowy Sezam”; “Nowy Plac Unii” and on the area of the former Warszawska Wytwórnia Wódek “Koneser” (Warsaw vodka manufacture).
    Ongoing legal advisory for Skanska Property Poland sp. z o.o., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the “Generation Park” investment at Rondo Daszyńskiego in Warsaw; also, legal advisory services regarding administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the “Green Day 2” investment in Wrocław and “AXIS” in Cracow.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for Capital Park S.A., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings and planning proceedings connected with the execution of the investment on the area of the former “Norblin” factory as well as connected with the execution of the “Eurocentrum” investment.
    Ongoing legal advisory for Globe Trade Center S.A., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the “Galeria Wilanów” shopping mall and “Galeria Północna” shopping mall in Warsaw.
    Ongoing legal advisory for Element Power Poland sp. z o.o., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings and planning proceedings connected with the localization of several wind farms in Southern Poland.

    Occupied positions

    Assistant professor at the Department of Law and Administrative Proceedings of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
    Lecturer in the Centre for Territorial Self-Government Research and Local Development of the University of Warsaw.
    Member of the Warsaw Seminar of Administration Axiology.
    Expert of the Bureau of Research at the Chancellery of the Sejm.
    Auditor for the Supreme Audit Office.
    Examiner in Collegium Invisibile.
    Member of the Professional Development Commission at the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.
    Students and Doctoral Students’ Disciplinary Proceedings Representative at the University of Warsaw.
    Collaborator of the National Notary Council.
    Member of the Audit Committee of the University of Warsaw Foundation.
    Member of the Civil Service Council at the Prime Minister’s Office, 2007–2009.

    Publications and conferences

    Author and co-author of numerous scientific publications, including monographs:
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process.”, 2010.
    Editor and co-author of numerous commentaries, including the following:
    “Commentary to the Code of Administrative Proceedings.”, 2011.
    “Commentary to the Act on Proceedings Before Administrative Courts.”, 2011.
    “System of Administrative Law, Volume 6.”, 2011.
    “Commentary to the Act on Monument Protection and Care.”, 2010.
    Author of several press articles and several tens of expertise and legal opinions for public and governmental administration authorities.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (no. WA-10153) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.

    Małgorzata Cur

    Małgorzata Cur

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Company Law and Labour Law Practice, Head of the Air Transport Practice

    malgorzata.cur@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Commercial law
    Aviation law
    Rail law
    Civil law

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory services for P.P. “Porty Lotnicze” (the “Polish Airports” State-Owned Company) in Warsaw.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for LS Airport Services S.A.
    Complex legal advisory services related to the process of selling the real estate property belonging to PLL LOT S.A.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for LOT Aircraft Maintenance Sp. z o.o.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for ZPC Mieszko S.A.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for Alstom Konstal S.A.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for Pojazdy Szynowe PESA Bydgoszcz S.A.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for companies of the PGE S.A. capital group.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for companies of the ENEA S.A. capital group.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych Sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited).

    Publications and conferences

    Author of chapter in the following publications:
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process.”, 2009.
    Co-author of the following:
    “Refusal to Grant Concession by the President of the Energy Regulatory Office to an Enterprise Remaining in Composition Bankruptcy Proceedings”, Przegląd Prawa Handlowego 6/262, 2014.
    Moderator at the Avia Rail 2014 conference.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of lawyers (no. 4313) kept by the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.
    She completed barrister training at the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.
    Completed postgraduate studies at the Aviation Law organized in the framework of the Academy of Aviation at Łazarski University in Warsaw.

    Magdalena Czuba-Wąsowska, PHD

    Magdalena Czuba-Wąsowska, PHD

    Attorney-at-law, Doctor of Law, Head of the Regulation and Competition Protection Practice

    magdalena.czuba@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Legal advisory on regulatory issues and regulated activities
    Competition protection law
    Energy law
    State aid law
    State education law
    Administrative procedure

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory for companies including for example: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (the Polish Energy Group PGE J.S.C.), PGE Obrót S.A., PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A., PGE GiEK S.A., ENEA S.A., PGNiG Energia S.A., Dalkia S.A., Fortum Power and Heat Polska Sp. z o.o. and also PGNiG Termika S.A.
    Participation and representation in the legislative procedure for the following: Forum Odbiorców Energii Elektrycznej i Gazu (and the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients), Forum CO2, Izby Gospodarczej Ciepłownictwo Polskie (the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce), Bioelektra Group S.A.
    Active participation in inter-ministerial legislative works of teams established for amending legal acts regulating the markets of electric energy and heat as well as in parliamentary works in the Sejm and the Senate of the Republic of Poland. Participation in works including the following:
    works on implementation into the legal order the reduction of costs of electric energy for industrial recipients, deriving from the Renewable Energy Sources (OZE) support system, excise tax and EU ETS (the European Union Emissions Trading System), including the following:
    1) participation in works of the inter-ministerial working group for reduction of burdens for energy-consuming enterprises arising in the Ministry of Economy (preparation of the draft regarding regulations for 4 drafts of respective acts);
    2) preparation of draft for regulations establishing the system of compensations for sectors and sub-sectors categorized as exposed to the risk of emission escape due to transferring expenses connected with greenhouses gases (carbon leakage);
    3) participation in works on amendments to the Act on energy law (the so-called “big” and “small” energy tri-pack) on the order of the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients and (the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce);
    4) participation in works on the Act on energy efficiency on the order of the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients.
    works on the regulations cancelling the TPA (Third-party Access) rule in heat sector within the legal system in operation (2014);
    works on preparing draft of the regulations for the Act on commercialization of the state-owned enterprise “Porty Lotnicze”; participation in negotiations regarding the draft in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development as well as inter-ministerial agreements (2013-2014);
    works on the provisions regulating the principles regarding support for electric energy production in new cogeneration installations on the order of the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce;
    works on preparations of provisions regulating establishing and exploitation of sea wind farms;
    works on implementation of separate regulation for heat sector on the order of the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce, including drawing up the draft of complex regulation of heat market in Poland (the Act on heat industry) as well as drawing up the draft of regulations for the draft of the Act on energy law, with regard to new mechanisms of controlling the establishment of prices and rates within tariffs for heat industry;
    works on the Act on waste management on the order of entities conducing installations for processing mixed municipal waste;
    works on the draft of the Act on important sports events on the order of the PL2012 Sp. z o.o. company.
    Representation of the Ceramika Końskie Sp. z o.o. company before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office in the proceedings for acquisition of concession for natural gas turnover.
    Legal advisory in auditing proceedings conducted by the Supreme Audit Office on the order of, for example, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.
    Representation of the National Notary Council, the National Chamber of Chartered Auditors, POLKOMTEL S.A., Centrum Mięsne Makton S.A. and Stół Polski Sp. z o.o. in the proceedings before the President of Competition and Consumer Protection Office in cases related to practices violating competition as well as PGE S.A., LS Airport Services S.A. and LOT CARGO S.A. with regard to cases concerning concentration.

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer at the Department of Administrative Law and Territorial Self-Government at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.
    Lecturer at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities with regard to the law of the European Union and European Union funds.
    Expert on amendments to the Act on education system and the Teachers’ Charter Act in projects executed for the Ministry of National Education.
    Lecturer in numerous trainings of territorial self-government bodies, including for example: the Capital City of Warsaw, the City of Bełchatów, the City of Wrocław, the Włochy Borough and for directors of provincial divisions of the National Health Fund.
    Lecturer at the Academy of Energy (educational project initiated by the Lesław A. Paga Foundation).

    Publications and conferences

    Co-author:
    “Legal Status of the National Operator of Energy Minerals”, Przegląd Gazowniczy, 2013.
    Chapter entitled “Legal and Technical Conditions of the Heat Market and Its Separateness From Electric Energy Industry”, in: “Systemic Conditions of Strategic Sectors. Conclusions for Energy Industry”, 2011.
    “Legal Opinions on Parliamentary Project of the Act on Amendment to the Act on Education System and Amendments to Certain Other Acts”, 2011.
    “Enforcement of Schooling Obligation. Legal Issues. Theory and Practice”, 2011.
    „Social Consultations in the Process of Establishing Law”, 2011.
    Chapter entitled “Access to Information on the Condition and Environmental Protection – Selected Procedural Issues” in: “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process”, 2010.
    “Die Europaisirung der offentlichen Vervaltung Am Beispiel der Verwaltung der Aussengrezen der Europaischen Union”, 2010.
    Chapter entitled “Activities of the European Frontex Agency As an Element of the Process of Europeanization of Border Protection” in: “Europeanization of Public Administration. Collected Studies”, 2008.
    “Liquidation of Commune Self-Governmental School – Selected Legal Issues”, 2007.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys in Warsaw (no. 6834).

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.

    Marcin Kopeć, PhD

    Marcin Kopeć, PhD

    Legal advisor, doctor in law, Head of Litigation Proceedings Practice

    marcin.kopec@echw.pl

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    Practices

    Court and Arbitration Disputes
    Real Estate Property, Investment Process and Environmental Protection

    Selected clients and experience

    Attorney ad litem in court proceedings regarding civil law and administrative law as well as in arbitration proceedings for clients including for example: ENEA S.A., PGE S.A., PGE GEiK S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PCC Rokita S.A., PLL LOT S.A., Dom Maklerski BPS S.A.; PHN S.A.
    Conducting court proceedings concerning the following:
    real estate properties, including for example those concerning spatial development plans, enfranchisements, usucaptions, usufruct without contractual basis, settlements regarding rental and lease agreements and contracts, compensations for so-called Warsaw grounds as well as for expropriation of real estate properties;
    disputes in connection with agreements and contracts for construction and building works;
    disputes in the area of energy industry;
    failure to execute or inappropriate execution of liabilities and compensations, including, first of all, those connected with agency contracts and deriving from their settlements;
    medical disputes and responsibilities of physicians.
    Legal advisory for PHN S.A. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for PLL LOT S.A. in the processes of selling real estate properties in tender and non-tender procedures, including due diligence of those real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for P.P. “Porty Lotnicze” in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for LS AS S.A. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties and lease of real estate properties in the build to suit formula.
    Legal advisory for Grupa Griffin in the processes of selling and purchasing real estate properties as well as during the execution of building and construction investments (civil-legal advisory and administrative-legal advisory).
    Legal advisory for Grupa Capital Park S.A. in connection with the execution of building and construction investments (civil-legal advisory and administrative-legal advisory) as well as during the process of acquiring compensations on the basis of ZRID decision (decision on permission for the implementation of investment).
    Legal advisory for Empik S.A. in the process of real estate property lease.
    Legal advisory for Skanska during the process of the execution of building and construction investments (civil-legal advisory and administrative-legal advisory).
    Legal advisory for BBI S.A. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for SOHO Factory (Black Lion Fund S.A.) in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for Alnus Development Sp. z o.o. .) in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties during the process of the execution of building and construction investments (civil-legal advisory and administrative-legal advisory).
    Legal advisory for Fenix Group in the process of tender purchase of real estate property.
    Legal advisory for Real Management S.A. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for Immobel Sp. z o.o. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.

    Occupied positions

    Assistant lecturer at the Department of Administrative Law and Territorial Self-Government in the years 2006-2010.
    Lecturer of the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw.

    Publications and conferences

    Co-author:
    “Ownership and Usufruct of Land within the Area of the Capital City of Warsaw. Commentary.”, 2014.
    “When the Court Does Not Reject Complaint.”, in: “Management Staff in Administration”, 2012.
    Author of chapters in the following:
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process.”, 2009.
    “The Polish Systemic Model of the Body Authorizing the Marketing of Medical Product in the Context of Selected EC Member States.”, Kwartalnik Prawa Publicznego, 2009.
    “Europeanisation of Public Administration. Collected Studies.”, 2008.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (no. WA 7648) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.
    Doctoral thesis written under the supervision of Prof. Irena Lipowicz, PhD.

    Łukasz Dziamski

    Łukasz Dziamski

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Cultural Heritage Protection Practice

    lukasz.dziamski@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Real estate property law
    Planning and spatial development
    Environmental protection
    Administrative procedure
    Law of proceeding before administrative courts

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal services for Skanska Residential Development Poland concerning administrative proceedings within the framework of investment and construction processes.
    Representing BBI Development S.A. and preparing legal expertise concerning regulations referring to planning and spatial development, building law and real estate property management.
    Complex audit for PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A. regarding administrative permits acquired for the “Lotnisko” Wind Farm.
    Proceedings regarding the establishment of environmental conditions related to the execution of the Warsaw-Modlin Airport.
    Execution of legal analysis regarding the real estate properties of PLL LOT located in Warsaw.
    Plenipotentiary of LS Airport Services S.A. in the proceedings regarding removal of nearly 1000 trees and bushes.
    Advisory services for Cedet sp. z o.o. concerning the land development conditions for conversion and development of the “Smyk” Department Store in Warsaw.
    Co-author of the position of J.W. Construction Holding in the proceedings concerning updating the annual fee regarding perpetual usufruct.
    Preparing expertise for the Ministry of Economy concerning the occurrence of the conflict of interests at the localization of wind farms.
    Advisor for AZ REAL ESTATE & CONSULTING Artur Zdybicki in proceedings concerning occupation of road lane.
    Drawing up expertise for the Bureau of Research and Monument Documentation EwidencjaZabytków.pl concerning the mode of preparing communal monument registry.

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer at the Department of Law and Administrative Proceedings of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
    Expert of the Institute for Supporting Investments Foundation.

    Publications and conferences

    Author of the monograph:
    “Updating of the Annual Fee Regarding Perpetual Usufruct. Procedural Issues.” 2013.

    Editor:
    “Directions for Amendments to the Code of Administrative Procedure. Propositions and Controversies.”, 2014.
    Author of chapters in the following:
    “Good Law – Efficient Management.”, 2015.
    “Protection of Laws and Liberties of an Individual in the Context of Authoritarian Interference of Public Administration – the Current Status and Challenges.”, 2014.
    “Territorial Self-Government. Post-competition Edition.”, 2012.
    “Administrative Power. Public Administration in the Imperious Sphere and the Dominium Sphere.”, 2012.
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in the Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Reforming Higher Education System in Poland – Economic-Financial and Legal Conditions.”, 2010.
    “Legal aspects of the investment process – practical issues.”, 2009.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys in Warsaw (under the number adw.5734).

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.
    Doctoral student at the Department of Law and Administrative Proceedings of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.

    Marek Kowalski

    Marek Kowalski

    Head of the Railway Transport Practice

    marek.kowalski@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Rail law
    Administrative procedure
    Civil law
    Energy law

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing advisory for Alstom Konstal S.A., Bombardier Transportation GmbH, Newag Gliwice S.A., OLPP Sp. z o.o., PKP Energetyka S.A., Pol-Miedź Trans Sp. z o.o., Przewozy Regionalne Sp. z o.o., STK S.A., Skoda Transportation a.s., Urząd Transportu Kolejowego (the Office of Rail Transport).

    Publications and conferences

    • “Interoperability of the Railway System in the European Union” – Legal Aspects (chapter in the book), Kolejowa Oficyna Wydawnicza, 2015.
    • “Amendment to the Ordinance on General Technical Conditions Regarding the Exploitation of Railway Vehicles”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2015.
    • “Derogations Related to Use of Technical Specifications of Interoperability”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2015.
    • “Initiation of Administrative Procedure before the President of the Office of Rail Transport”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2014.
    • “Deadlines in Administrative Proceedings”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2014.
    • “Indolence of an Authority in Administrative Proceedings”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2014.
    • “Theft of Railway Infrastructure – Legal Consequences”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2014.
    • “Tracks of European Regulations”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2014.

     

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of barrister trainees of the Chamber of Lawyers in Warsaw (entry no. 3431).

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.

    Anna Kucińska-Bar

    Anna Kucińska-Bar

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Energy Industry Practice

    anna.kucinska@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Energy law
    Administrative law and proceedings
    Public economic law

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory for companies of the PGE capital group, companies of the ENEA capital group, companies of the Polenergia capital group, PKP Energetyka S.A., Przedsiębiorstwo Państwowe “Porty Lotnicze” (the “Polish Airports” State-Owned Company) and Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych Sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited).
    Drawing up analyses of regulatory risk and designing solutions and legal documentation for presented business models for companies including e.g.: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (the Mining and Conventional Energy PGE J.S.C.) and ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o.
    Regulatory advisory for companies including e.g.: PKN Orlen S.A., PGNiG Termika S.A., Izba Gospodarcza Ciepłownictwo Polskie (the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce) and Forum Odbiorców Energii Elektrycznej i Gazu (the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients).
    Advisory with regard to issues connected with participation in the energy market and shaping energy management for companies including e.g.: PCC „Rokita” S.A., Air Products Sp. z o.o., JSW Koks S.A. and Zakłady Azotowe Puławy S.A.
    Drawing up legal opinions regarding energy law for companies including e.g.: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., ENEA S.A., ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o. and ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o.
    Drawing up and providing legal opinions with regard to agreements concerning conducting business activities on the energy market, in particular with regard to sales agreements, distribution services agreements, complex agreements and network connection agreements for companies including e.g.: PKP Energetyka S.A., PGE Obrót S.A. and ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o.
    Legal advisory with regard to issues related to renewable energy for PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A. and Element Power Polska Sp. z o.o.
    Representing the following companies: PKP Energetyka S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PGNiG Energia S.A., Huty Łaziska S.A. and Cementownia Warta S.A. before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office and the Court for Competition and Consumer Protection in proceedings including concession/license acquisition and punishment/penalty administration proceedings.

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer at the Academy of Energy organized by the Lesław A. Paga Foundation.

    Publications and conferences

    Author of chapters in the following:
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process”, 2010.
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process”, 2009.
    Co-author of the following:
    “Refusal of Granting Concession by the President of URE to Enterprise in Bankruptcy and Arrangement Proceedings”, Przegląd Prawa Handlowego 6/262, 2014.
    “Action Plan: Paths of Development Regarding Use of Renewable Energy Sources Until 2020” for the Ministry of Economy (in co-operation with CASE Doradcy Sp. z o.o.).
    “Adjusting Support System for Electric Energy Deriving from Renewable Energy Sources to Changes Taking Place in the Costs of Producing Energy from Fossil Fuels” for the Ministry of Economy (in co-operation with CASE Doradcy Sp. z o.o.).
    Speaker at the problem seminar entitled “Reduction of Costs for Industrial Recipients.”
    Speaker at the 1st Edition of the conference entitled “Cogeneration – Perspective for Investment Development.”

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys (entry no. 4253) kept by the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University in Warsaw.
    Completed attorney apprenticeship at the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.

    Magdalena Leszczyńska

    Magdalena Leszczyńska

    Barrister trainee, Head of the Intellectual Property Law Practice

    magdalena.leszczynska@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Protection and commercialization of personal rights
    Copyrights and related laws
    Industrial property law
    Counteracting unfair competition
    Civil law

    Selected clients and experience

    She participated in creating opinions regarding copyright for World Expo International Sp. z o.o.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for the following entities:
    Provident Polska S.A.
    Archdiocese of Warsaw
    Beativonne Sp. z o.o.
    Element Power
    Garbarnia Nadarzyn
    W Investments S.A.

    Occupied positions

    Former member of the “Ius et Medicina” Scientific Club for Medical and Pharmaceutical Law at the University of Warsaw.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of barrister trainees (no. 4548) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
    Graduate of the Post-Graduate College of Intellectual Property of the University of Warsaw.
    Doctoral student at the University of Warsaw.

    Karolina Lorenc

    Karolina Lorenc

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Labour Law Practice

    karolina.lorenc@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Labour law
    Legislation and Regulated Activities
    Company law

    Selected clients and experience

    Drawing up articles of association, active participation in the process of establishing various entities, including for example: the Warsaw Śródmieście Self-Government Community, Zespół Badań i Analiz Militarnych Sp. z o.o., Magnum – X Sp. z o.o., Small Trade Sp. z o.o., the Polish Association of Fur Breeders.
    Legal advisory services related to transformation processes, mergers and liquidation of business entities for PGNiG Energia S.A. and PGNiG S.A.
    Legal advisory related to the procedure of acquisition of patents, protection rights and registration for companies and institutions including the following: the Jarosław Dąbrowski Military University of Technology in Warsaw, Kolko Sp. z o.o., Prowly.com Sp. z o.o.
    Drawing up rules of procedure and work regulations, regulations regarding remuneration and bonuses as well as employee documentation for companies including the following: PGNiG Energia S.A., AB Industry S.A., GEO-KAT Sp. z o.o., Magnum – X Sp. z o.o., Silk and Stone Sp. z o.o.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of lawyers (no. 5674) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the R. Łazarski University of Law and Economics in Warsaw.

    Olgierd Pogorzelski

    Olgierd Pogorzelski

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Criminal/Penal Law Practice

    olgierd.pogorzelski@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Criminal law and procedure
    Misdemeanours law and proceedings
    Penal-fiscal law
    Criminal-law aspect of environmental protection

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing representation for companies including PLL LOT S.A. and Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited) at the pre-trial stage as well as before prosecuting authorities, common courts and the Supreme Courts in criminal cases, including those in which they appeared in the character of the aggrieved parties.
    Co-author of legal analysis drawn up for Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited) concerning possible consequences and proposed activities in case of press violation of personal rights and their impact on the interest of the entrepreneur.
    Co-author of legal opinion drawn up on the order of Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (the Polish Energy Group PGE J.S.C.), PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (the Mining and Conventional Energy PGE J.S.C.) in relation to obligations arising from participating in capital group bodies in the aspect of criminal-law responsibility.

    Occupied positions

    Former Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Polish Radio – Regional Division in Kielce S.A.
    Former lecturer at the Higher School of Safety and Security Services in Warsaw in the subject of constitutional law and jurisprudence.
    Chief legal specialist in the National Broadcasting Council.

    Publications and conferences

    Former consultant for the Chancellery of the Sejm with regard to the draft of the Act on amendment to the Broadcasting Act and amendments to other acts.
    Speaker at the “Security of Enterprises and Institutions – Strategic Duties and Legal Conditions” conference organized by the European Business Centre.
    Speaker at the “Cyber Security in the Energy Industry” conference organized by the European Business Centre.
    Author of training related to law and misdemeanour proceedings for SBM sp. z o.o. with the registered office in Wrocław.
    Author of training for members of the management board of PKN Orlen S.A. related to criminal-law issues connected with the performance of the position of a member of the management board of a capital group.
    Author of training for Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. related to criminal-law issues connected with performing managerial positions in capital companies.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of lawyers (no. 2862) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.
    He passed the examination for candidates for members of supervisory boards in the National Treasury companies.

    Adam Szalc

    Adam Szalc

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Commercial Law Practice

    adam.szalc@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Contract and commercial transactions law
    Energy law and regulated markets
    Company law
    Administrative law and proceedings

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal services for energy enterprises such as e.g.: PGE S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., ENEA S.A., ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o., ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o., POLENERGIA S.A., POLENERGIA Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o., PKP Energetyka S.A., with regard to their business activities on the regulated market.
    Advisory connected with changes of gas seller and negotiating complex sales contracts and agreements as well as supplies of natural gas for Grupa Żywiec S.A. and Ceramika Nowa Gala S.A.
    Advisory connected with concluding and negotiating agreements regarding financing of network development for ENEA Operator Sp. z o.o. z the European Investment Bank (EBI).
    Advisory for ENEA S.A. with regard to transaction concerning purchase of shares in PGE EJ1 Sp. z o.o. and conclusion of the investment contract for the construction of the first nuclear power station in Poland.
    Advisory for ENEA S.A. with regard to the introduction of the possibility to conclude complex sales and electric energy distribution via the Internet agreements.
    Preparation of legal due diligence audits for companies including e.g.: Regionalny Fundusz Gospodarczy S.A., Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych Sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited), Impel Rental Sp. z o.o.
    Drawing up analyses of regulatory risk and designing solutions and legal documentation for presented business models for companies including e.g.: companies of the PGE capital group, companies of the ENEA capital group, MLP Energy Sp. z o.o.
    Economic and regulatory advisory as well as drawing up legal opinions for companies including e.g.: PKN Orlen S.A., PGNiG Termika S.A., Pilkington Polska Sp. z o.o., ZGH Bolesław S.A., PCC „Rokita” S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (the Mining and Conventional Energy PGE J.S.C.), SC Trade Trans Sp. z o.o, Przedsiębiorstwo Państwowe „Porty Lotnicze” (the “Polish Airports” State-Owned Company), ENEA S.A., PGE S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PKP Energetyka S.A.
    Advisory regarding procedures concerning contract preparations, including investment agreements, contracts for transactions regarding mergers and takeovers as well as contracts functioning on regulated markets (sales agreements, distribution services agreements), complex agreements, contracts for network connection, etc.) for companies including e.g.: ENEA S.A., PGE S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., Polenergia Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o., MLP Energy Sp. z o.o., EXATEL S.A., ZPC MIESZKO S.A.
    Representation in procedures regarding concession/license acquisition and approval of tariffs for electric energy and gas for companies including e.g.: PGE Obrót S.A. and POLENERGIA Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o.
    Representation in proceedings before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office and the Court for Competition and Consumer Protection for companies including e.g.: PGE Obrót S.A., POLENERGIA Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o. , CHEMOVER Sp. z o.o., MLP Energy Sp. z o.o. , EKOTRIOMIX Sp. z o.o.

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer of economic law, commercial law, administrative proceedings as well as court and administrative law at the Faculty of Social Science and Administration of the Academy of Computer Science, Management and Administration in Warsaw.
    Lecturer at the Academy of Energy organized by the Lesław A. Paga Foundation.

    Publications and conferences

    Author of the following articles:
    “Easement of Transmission and Claims Related to Transmission Infrastructure.”, Elektroenergetyka, 2012.
    Development of Sea Wind Farms – Legal Conditions.”, Elektroenergetyka, 2011.
    Speaker at the ENERGETYKA+ Conference, 2014
    Speaker at the problem seminar entitled “Reduction of Costs for Industrial Recipients.”

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys (entry no. 4409) kept by the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.

    Lawyers

    Maciej Szmigiero

    Lawyer

    maciej.szmigiero@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Administrative law
    Competition and consumer protection law
    Legislation
    Regulatory advisory
    Public finance
    Municipal services
    Territory self-government
    Public information
    Foundations and associations

    Professional experience

    Deputy Managing Director of the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights
    Director of the Legislative Department of the Ministry of Finance
    Representative of the Minister of Finance in the Polish Banking Supervision Authority
    Assistant professor at the Department of Administrative Law and Territorial Self-Government of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
    Lecturer at the Department of Administrative Law and Territorial Self-Government of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
    Lecturer at the University of Social Science and Humanities in the field of the law of the European Union and European funds
    Lecturer at numerous training sessions for units of territorial self-government

    Selected clients

    Ongoing legal advisory for companies and institutions including e.g. the following:
    Fortum Power and Heat Polska Sp. z o.o., Bielektra Group S.A., Vivus Finance sp. z o.o.
    Regulatory advisory for companies and institutions including e.g. the following: Polski Fundusz Rozwoju S.A., Polska Agencja Informacji i Inwestycji Zagranicznych S.A., Krajowy Rejestr Długów S.A.
    Drawing up legal analyses for companies and institutions including e.g. the following: Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo S.A.,  Forum Odbiorców Energii Elektrycznej i Gazu

    Selected publications

    The Administrative Law. Basic Issues, scientific edition by Irena Lipowicz, LEX a Wolters Kluwer business, Warsaw 2015
    Adminstrative Law in Questions and Answers, I. Lipowicz (edit.), R. Mędrzycki, M. Szmigiero, LexisNexis, Warsaw 2010, 2012
    Waste Management in the Investment and Construction Process [in:] Energy Industry and Environment Protection in Investment Process (collective study), Wolters Kluwer, Warsaw 2010
    Security Management in Civil Aviation. Activity of the Organization of International Civil Aviation and  European Aviation Safety Agency [in:] J. Boć, A. Chajbowicz, New Research Problems in the Theory of Administrative Law, Kolonia Limited, Wrocław 2009
    Sicherheitsmanagement in der Zivilluftfahrt, Post-conference publication, Scientific Station of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Vienna, Vienna 2009
    Social Consultations in the Process of Establishing Local Law, The European Law Foundation, Warsaw 2009
    The Role of the Social Consultations in the Execution of the EU Project. Public Insight into Project Documentation in the Consultation Process in Light of Classified Information, The European Law Foundation, Warsaw 2009
    European and National Institutions in the Process of Development of Unified Airspace [in:] Europeanization of Public Administration. Collective Studies under the Supervisory Edition of Irena Lipowicz, Wydawnictwo UKSW, Warsaw 2008

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
    Post-graduate studies in the field of exploitation and management of airports at the Warsaw University of Technology

    Kamil Gorzelak

    Legal advisor trainee

    kamil.gorzelak@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Administrative law and procedure
    Civil law and procedure
    Self-government law
    Real estate property and investment procedure law

    Selected clients and transactions

    Ongoing legal advisory for the National Notary Chamber.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for over five notary chambers with regard to administrative proceedings and civil proceedings as well as disciplinary proceedings.
    Ongoing legal advisory services with regard to administrative as well as court and administrative proceedings for the Chamber of Bailiffs in Warsaw.
    Ongoing legal advisory for companies including the following: Skanska Residential Development Sp. z.o.o. and ORI Development Sp. z.o.o.,with regard to administrative proceedings within the framework of the executed investment and building processes.
    Ongoing legal advisory connected with drawing up complaints and cassation complaints.
    Ongoing legal advisory regarding land and mortgage register proceedings.
    Legal representation in proceedings before common and administrative proceedings.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Legal advisor trainee, entered in the register of legal advisors of the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.

    Kinga Gąsior

    Legal advisor

    kinga.gasior@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Administrative law and proceedings
    Monument protection
    Planning and spatial development

    Selected clients and experience

    Representing T.K.M.S. “Jager” Sp. j. in administrative proceedings within the framework of investment and construction processes.
    Ongoing legal advisory for T.K.M.S. “Jager” Sp. j.
    She participated in preparations of the audit concerning administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the Hala Koszyki investment.
    Ongoing legal advisory for Skanska Property Poland concerning administrative proceedings within the framework of investment and construction processes.
    She participated in the proceedings before the Minister of Infrastructure and Development concerning granting temporary ownership rights regarding Warsaw real estate property grounds.
    She participated in the works consisting in preparing legal expertise regarding administrative proceedings for the Mazovian Province Monument Conservator.
    Ongoing legal advisory in administrative proceedings and court-administrative proceedings for the Chamber of Bailiffs in Warsaw.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for the National Notary Council, including those in connection with proceedings concerning possibilities of issuing certificates regarding completion of notary training to the persons who did not receive positive result of annual test.
    Ongoing legal advisory for over five notary chambers regarding administrative proceedings and civil proceedings, and also disciplinary ones.
    She participated in works concerning the procedure of passing and amending site development plans at respective stages of their preparation.
    She participated in works consisting in defending the interests of the investor in proceedings related to monument protection as well as building law before administration bodies and administrative courts, including proceedings related to complaint regarding resumption of procedure before administrative court.
    She participated in several tens of proceedings before administrative courts.
    Ongoing legal advisory services related to drawing up complaints and cassation appeals as well as representing clients in proceedings before provincial administrative courts and the Supreme Administrative Court.
    She participated in audits of real estate properties.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys in Warsaw (under the number 5738).

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.

    Michał Kołodziński

    Legal advisor

    michal.kolodzinski@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Real estate property law
    Contract and agreement law
    Economic law
    Civil law and proceedings

    Selected clients and experience

    Legal advisory services and drawing up contract and agreement drafts, in particular connected with investment and construction process, for LS Airport Services S.A.
    Legal audits of real estate properties for PLL LOT S.A.
    Legal advisory related to the process of real estate property purchasing, including tender and non-tender proceedings regulated by the Act on real estate property management, for Grupa Griffin.
    Legal services related to administrative proceedings and court proceedings connected with regulating legal status of real estate property for Grupa Polski Holding Nieruchomości S.A.
    Drawing up legal opinions and analyses concerning justifiability and legal options regarding judicial enforcement of claims.
    Legal representation in common courts with regard to civil and commercial proceedings.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (no. WA-11240) kept by the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
    Graduate of the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science of the University of Warsaw

    Magdalena Kuchta

    Legal advisor

    Magdalena.Kuchta@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Administrative law
    Self-government law
    Real estate property law and Investment procedure law
    Civil law

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory for the National Notary Chamber.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for over five notary chambers with regard to administrative proceedings and civil proceedings as well as disciplinary proceedings.
    Ongoing legal advisory for companies including the following: Skanska Property Poland, Capital Park and ZARZĄDZANIE SEZAMEM Sp. z o.o. NOWY SEZAM Sp. k. with regard to administrative proceedings within the framework of the executed investment and building processes.
    She participated in audits of administrative proceedings within the investment process for companies belonging to the Giffin Real Estate investment group.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (no. WA-13138) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of law

    Piotr Manteuffel

    Attorney-at-law

    piotr.manteuffel@echw.pl

    Paweł Nałęcz

    Legal advisor

    pawel.nalecz@echw.pl

    Filip Elżanowski, PhD

    Legal advisor, Doctor of Law, Head of The Public Procurement and Public-Private Partnership Practice

    filip.elzanowski@echw.pl

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    Filip Elżanowski, PhD

    Specialization

    Energy law
    Administrative law and proceedings
    Public procurement law
    Mergers and takeovers

    Selected clients and experience

    Legal advisory regarding the transaction of purchasing shares in the PGE EJ 1 Sp. z o.o. company, connected with the execution of the project consisting in the construction of the first Polish nuclear power station.
    Drawing up regulatory risk analyses as well as designing legal solutions for presented business models for companies including e.g. PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (Polish Energy Group), PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (the Mining and Conventional Energy PGE J.S.C.) and ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o.
    Drawing up legal opinions regarding the energy law and related issues for companies including e.g.: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., ENEA S.A., ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o. oraz ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o.
    Representing PKP Energetyka S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PGNiG Energia S.A., Huta Łaziska S.A. and Cementownia Warta S.A. in proceedings before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office and the Court for Competition and Consumer Protection, including concession/license proceedings and punishment/penalty administration proceedings.
    Representing ALSTOM in administrative proceedings before the President of the Office of Rail Transport with regard to granting permission for allowing the exploitation of high speed railway vehicle.

    Occupied positions

    Assistant professor at the Department of Law and Administrative Proceedings of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
    Plenipotentiary of the Management Board of Agencja Rozwoju Przemysła S.A. (Industrial Development Agency J.S.C.).
    Arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration at the Chamber of Industrial Energetics and Energy Customers.
    Arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration of the Towarowa Giełda Energii (the Polish Power Exchange J.S.C.).
    Member of the Board for the legal commission of the National Emission Reduction Programme operating at the Ministry of Economy.
    Member of the Council of the Polish Foundation for Competition Law and Sector Regulation lus Publicum.
    Expert of the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients.
    Member of the International Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers.
    Performing the function of supportive member of the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies (CARS).
    Advisor for the President of the Office of Rail Transport with regard to legal issues.
    Member of the Technical and Economic Council at the President of the Office of Rail Transport.

    Publications and conferences

    Author and co-author of numerous scientific publications, including monographs:
    “Legal and Procedural Situation of Energy Enterprise in Cases Regarding Energy Regulations.”, 2015.
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Commentary to the Monument Protection Act.”, 2010.
    “Energy Law. Commentary.”, 2010.
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Energy Policy – Legal Instruments of Execution.”, 2008.
    Co-author of the chapter entitled “The Energy Law” in the academic textbook entitled “The Administrative Law” (under the editorial supervision of M. Wierzbowski).
    Author of several tens of scientific publications regarding public economic law as well as of several tens of press publications.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (no. WA-10101) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw;
    Graduate of the European Centre, the University of Warsaw,
    and the American Law Center, the University of Warsaw.

    Maksymilian Cherka, PhD

    Legal advisor, Doctor of Law, Head of The Real Estate, Investment Process and Environmental Protection Practice

    maksymilian.cherka@echw.pl

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    Maksymilian Cherka, PhD

    Specialization

    Building law
    Planning and spatial development
    Real estate property management
    Environmental protection law
    Administrative law and proceedings

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory for BBI Development S.A., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the following investments: “Nowy Sezam”; “Nowy Plac Unii” and on the area of the former Warszawska Wytwórnia Wódek “Koneser” (Warsaw vodka manufacture).
    Ongoing legal advisory for Skanska Property Poland sp. z o.o., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the “Generation Park” investment at Rondo Daszyńskiego in Warsaw; also, legal advisory services regarding administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the “Green Day 2” investment in Wrocław and “AXIS” in Cracow.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for Capital Park S.A., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings and planning proceedings connected with the execution of the investment on the area of the former “Norblin” factory as well as connected with the execution of the “Eurocentrum” investment.
    Ongoing legal advisory for Globe Trade Center S.A., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings connected with the execution of the “Galeria Wilanów” shopping mall and “Galeria Północna” shopping mall in Warsaw.
    Ongoing legal advisory for Element Power Poland sp. z o.o., in particular with regard to administrative proceedings and planning proceedings connected with the localization of several wind farms in Southern Poland.

    Occupied positions

    Assistant professor at the Department of Law and Administrative Proceedings of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
    Lecturer in the Centre for Territorial Self-Government Research and Local Development of the University of Warsaw.
    Member of the Warsaw Seminar of Administration Axiology.
    Expert of the Bureau of Research at the Chancellery of the Sejm.
    Auditor for the Supreme Audit Office.
    Examiner in Collegium Invisibile.
    Member of the Professional Development Commission at the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.
    Students and Doctoral Students’ Disciplinary Proceedings Representative at the University of Warsaw.
    Collaborator of the National Notary Council.
    Member of the Audit Committee of the University of Warsaw Foundation.
    Member of the Civil Service Council at the Prime Minister’s Office, 2007–2009.

    Publications and conferences

    Author and co-author of numerous scientific publications, including monographs:
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process.”, 2010.
    Editor and co-author of numerous commentaries, including the following:
    “Commentary to the Code of Administrative Proceedings.”, 2011.
    “Commentary to the Act on Proceedings Before Administrative Courts.”, 2011.
    “System of Administrative Law, Volume 6.”, 2011.
    “Commentary to the Act on Monument Protection and Care.”, 2010.
    Author of several press articles and several tens of expertise and legal opinions for public and governmental administration authorities.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (no. WA-10153) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.

    Krzysztof Andrzej Wąsowski, PhD

    Attorney-at-law, Doctor of Law

    krzysztof.wasowski@echw.pl

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    Krzysztof Andrzej Wąsowski, PhD

    Specialization

    Administrative and court proceedings as well as arbitration procedures
    Public economic law
    Administrative enforcement and audit procedures
    Intellectual property law
    Environmental protection law

    Selected clients and experience

    Office for Competition and Consumer Protection
    National Broadcasting Council
    Ministry of Regional Development
    Polish Post
    Pocztowe Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń Wzajemnych (Post Association of Mutual Insurance)
    Archdiocese of Warsaw, Warsaw-Praga Archdiocese, Archdiocese of Siedlce
    Warsaw Province of Franciscan Fathers, Warsaw Province of Redemptorist Fathers, Congregation of St. Vincent a Paulo Missionaries, Association of African Missions, Congregation of St. Philip Neri Oratory,
    Church Economic Council
    Military University of Technology in Warsaw
    PL2012+
    Polkomtel
    Polsat
    Totalizator Sportowy
    TVP
    4FUN.TV
    ATS Canada
    ING
    OLPP
    Blyweert Aluminium
    Canex
    First International Traders
    Internetowy Dom Maklerski (Online Brokerage House)
    the Chamber of Fund and Asset Management
    Internetq Poland
    Geo-Kat
    Iplex
    Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa
    Leifeld Metal Spinning
    National Chamber of Statutory Auditors
    National Notary Council
    Polish Chamber of Physicians and Dentists
    Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications
    PGNiG Energia
    Silk & Stone
    Grupa Chrobry
    Beativonne
    Petrotex
    Provident
    Warsaw Rowing Club
    W Investments

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer at Department of Law and Administrative Proceedings of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw.
    The founding member of the Warsaw Seminar of Administration Axiology.
    The founding member of the Polish Familiological Association.
    Member of the Legal Workgroup of the Social Council for the National Emission Reduction Programme.
    Expert of the Bureau of Research at the Chancellery of the Sejm.
    Advisor of the Minister of Treasury (1998 – 2000).
    Scientific consultant of the Constitutional Tribunal judge (2006 – 2009).
    Member of the Civil Service Council at the Prime Minister’s Office (2007 – 2009).
    Expert of the Supreme Audit Office (2003).
    Co-Chairman of the Property Commission (2001 – 2011.

    Publications and conferences

    The author of numerous articles and texts in monographs and academic textbooks in the following fields: administrative law, copyright and related laws, environmental protection law, public procurement law, energy law, ecclesiastical law and administrative procedure law.
    Selected publications:
    The Code of Administrative Proceedings. Commentary (edit.) R. Hauser, M. Wierzbowski, Warsaw 2015 (co-author: art. 1 – 5 and 28 – 35 KPA).
    Selected Aspects of Cleanness and Order Maintenance in Communes in the Context of Recent Regulatory Amendments [in:] Selected Aspects of Cleanness and Order Maintenance in the Commune and Indebting of Local Self-Government Bodies (edit.) D. Szafrański, Warsaw 2013.
    Attempt at Activation of Parties in Administrative Proceedings in the Context of the New Reading of Art. 7 of the Code of Administrative Proceedings [in:] The Research Works of the Warsaw Seminar of Administration Axiology. Sketches in Substantive Administrative Law (edit.) Z. Cieślak, K. Zalasińska, Wrocław 2012.
    Energy Industry and Environmental Preservation in the Investment Process (edit.) M. Cherka, F. Elżanowski, M. Swora, K. Wąsowski, Warsaw 2010.
    Legal and Administrative Issues of Trading Authorization Emissions [in:] Contemporary Problems of the Energy Law (edit.) M. Wierzbowski, R. Stankiewicz, Warsaw 2010.
    Legal Aspects of Investment Process (edit.) M. Cherka, F. Elżanowski, K. Wąsowski, Warsaw 2009.
    Judicial Practice of the Property Commission – Public and Legal Features of Arbitration [in:] Judicial Practice within the Legal System (edit.) T. Bąkowski, K. Grajewski, J. Warylewski, Warsaw 2008.
    Legal Status of the National Broadcasting Council – An Attempt at Characterization, Kwartalnik Prawa Publicznego, 2004, No. 1.
    The Subject Scope of Concessionary Judgment in the Light of the Broadcasting Act. Introductory Remarks. Studia Iuridica, 2004, No. 43.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys in Warsaw (under the number 2926)
    Warsaw Seminar of Administration Axiology
    Polish Legislative Association
    Polish Association of Law and Economics
    Association of Public Administration Education
    Association of Graduates of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University in Warsaw. (1998)
    Graduate of the 2nd degree Józef Elsner State Music School in Warsaw (diploma of professional musician with specialization in classical guitar: 1996).

    Paulina Bielewicz

    Legal advisor

    paulina.bielewicz@echw.pl

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    Paulina Bielewicz

    Specialization

    Public procurement law

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory for P.P. “Porty Lotnicze” and Przewozy Regionalne enterprises in connection with preparation and conducting of the proceedings for granting public procurement.
    Legal advisory for contractors including companies such as GK IMPEL, ZDG TOR S.A., Towing Sp. z o.o., Nextbike Polska Sp. z o.o., applying for granting public procurement.
    Representation of companies such as GK IMPEL, Towing Sp. z o.o., Nextbike Polska Sp. z o.o., CAM Media S.A. before the National Chamber of Appeal.
    Preparing opinions, expertise and analyses with regard to public procurement law for companies belonging to the PGE Capital Group (PGE Obrót S.A, PGE S.A, PGE GiEK), and also for: PKP Energetyka S.A., Impel Cleaning sp. z o.o., Mareckie Inwestycje Miejskie Sp. z o.o., JETRO Warszawa.
    Preparing internal purchase regulations for PGNiG Energia S.A.

    Publications and conferences

    Author of numerous articles, including the following:
    “Amendments to Orders for Building and Construction Works”, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, 2014.
    “Purchase of Notary Services Requires Applying Tender Procedure”, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, 2013.
    “Amendments to Agreement Concluded after Executed Tender”, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, 2013.
    “The Ordering Party May Not Give Consent to Imposing Penalties”, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, 2013.
    “Changing Special and Exclusive Laws”, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, 2013.
    “Consequences of Submitting Inappropriate VAT Rate” (part I and II), Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, 2013.
    “Legal Character of Guarantee Provided by the Polish Party for UEFA EURO 2012 and Their Impact upon Activities Undertaken by Public Administration Authorities.”, 2012.
    “Purchasing the Right to Use Internet Domain”, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, 2012.
    “Lack of Funds Does Not Prevent Announcing a Tender”, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, 2012.
    “Competition for Editorial Conception”, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, 2012.
    “Bill of Exchange As Securing Appropriate Execution of Agreement”, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, 2012.
    “Public Procurement Law and Private Energy Companies”, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, 2011.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (no. WA-12911) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Post-graduate College of European Law of the University of Warsaw.
    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of

    Małgorzata Cur

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Company Law and Labour Law Practice, Head of the Air Transport Practice

    malgorzata.cur@echw.pl

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    Małgorzata Cur

    Specialization

    Commercial law
    Aviation law
    Rail law
    Civil law

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory services for P.P. “Porty Lotnicze” (the “Polish Airports” State-Owned Company) in Warsaw.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for LS Airport Services S.A.
    Complex legal advisory services related to the process of selling the real estate property belonging to PLL LOT S.A.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for LOT Aircraft Maintenance Sp. z o.o.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for ZPC Mieszko S.A.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for Alstom Konstal S.A.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for Pojazdy Szynowe PESA Bydgoszcz S.A.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for companies of the PGE S.A. capital group.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for companies of the ENEA S.A. capital group.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych Sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited).

    Publications and conferences

    Author of chapter in the following publications:
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process.”, 2009.
    Co-author of the following:
    “Refusal to Grant Concession by the President of the Energy Regulatory Office to an Enterprise Remaining in Composition Bankruptcy Proceedings”, Przegląd Prawa Handlowego 6/262, 2014.
    Moderator at the Avia Rail 2014 conference.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of lawyers (no. 4313) kept by the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.
    She completed barrister training at the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.
    Completed postgraduate studies at the Aviation Law organized in the framework of the Academy of Aviation at Łazarski University in Warsaw.

    Magdalena Czuba-Wąsowska, PHD

    Attorney-at-law, Doctor of Law, Head of the Regulation and Competition Protection Practice

    magdalena.czuba@echw.pl

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    Magdalena Czuba-Wąsowska, PHD

    Specialization

    Legal advisory on regulatory issues and regulated activities
    Competition protection law
    Energy law
    State aid law
    State education law
    Administrative procedure

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory for companies including for example: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (the Polish Energy Group PGE J.S.C.), PGE Obrót S.A., PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A., PGE GiEK S.A., ENEA S.A., PGNiG Energia S.A., Dalkia S.A., Fortum Power and Heat Polska Sp. z o.o. and also PGNiG Termika S.A.
    Participation and representation in the legislative procedure for the following: Forum Odbiorców Energii Elektrycznej i Gazu (and the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients), Forum CO2, Izby Gospodarczej Ciepłownictwo Polskie (the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce), Bioelektra Group S.A.
    Active participation in inter-ministerial legislative works of teams established for amending legal acts regulating the markets of electric energy and heat as well as in parliamentary works in the Sejm and the Senate of the Republic of Poland. Participation in works including the following:
    works on implementation into the legal order the reduction of costs of electric energy for industrial recipients, deriving from the Renewable Energy Sources (OZE) support system, excise tax and EU ETS (the European Union Emissions Trading System), including the following:
    1) participation in works of the inter-ministerial working group for reduction of burdens for energy-consuming enterprises arising in the Ministry of Economy (preparation of the draft regarding regulations for 4 drafts of respective acts);
    2) preparation of draft for regulations establishing the system of compensations for sectors and sub-sectors categorized as exposed to the risk of emission escape due to transferring expenses connected with greenhouses gases (carbon leakage);
    3) participation in works on amendments to the Act on energy law (the so-called “big” and “small” energy tri-pack) on the order of the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients and (the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce);
    4) participation in works on the Act on energy efficiency on the order of the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients.
    works on the regulations cancelling the TPA (Third-party Access) rule in heat sector within the legal system in operation (2014);
    works on preparing draft of the regulations for the Act on commercialization of the state-owned enterprise “Porty Lotnicze”; participation in negotiations regarding the draft in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development as well as inter-ministerial agreements (2013-2014);
    works on the provisions regulating the principles regarding support for electric energy production in new cogeneration installations on the order of the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce;
    works on preparations of provisions regulating establishing and exploitation of sea wind farms;
    works on implementation of separate regulation for heat sector on the order of the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce, including drawing up the draft of complex regulation of heat market in Poland (the Act on heat industry) as well as drawing up the draft of regulations for the draft of the Act on energy law, with regard to new mechanisms of controlling the establishment of prices and rates within tariffs for heat industry;
    works on the Act on waste management on the order of entities conducing installations for processing mixed municipal waste;
    works on the draft of the Act on important sports events on the order of the PL2012 Sp. z o.o. company.
    Representation of the Ceramika Końskie Sp. z o.o. company before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office in the proceedings for acquisition of concession for natural gas turnover.
    Legal advisory in auditing proceedings conducted by the Supreme Audit Office on the order of, for example, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.
    Representation of the National Notary Council, the National Chamber of Chartered Auditors, POLKOMTEL S.A., Centrum Mięsne Makton S.A. and Stół Polski Sp. z o.o. in the proceedings before the President of Competition and Consumer Protection Office in cases related to practices violating competition as well as PGE S.A., LS Airport Services S.A. and LOT CARGO S.A. with regard to cases concerning concentration.

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer at the Department of Administrative Law and Territorial Self-Government at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.
    Lecturer at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities with regard to the law of the European Union and European Union funds.
    Expert on amendments to the Act on education system and the Teachers’ Charter Act in projects executed for the Ministry of National Education.
    Lecturer in numerous trainings of territorial self-government bodies, including for example: the Capital City of Warsaw, the City of Bełchatów, the City of Wrocław, the Włochy Borough and for directors of provincial divisions of the National Health Fund.
    Lecturer at the Academy of Energy (educational project initiated by the Lesław A. Paga Foundation).

    Publications and conferences

    Co-author:
    “Legal Status of the National Operator of Energy Minerals”, Przegląd Gazowniczy, 2013.
    Chapter entitled “Legal and Technical Conditions of the Heat Market and Its Separateness From Electric Energy Industry”, in: “Systemic Conditions of Strategic Sectors. Conclusions for Energy Industry”, 2011.
    “Legal Opinions on Parliamentary Project of the Act on Amendment to the Act on Education System and Amendments to Certain Other Acts”, 2011.
    “Enforcement of Schooling Obligation. Legal Issues. Theory and Practice”, 2011.
    „Social Consultations in the Process of Establishing Law”, 2011.
    Chapter entitled “Access to Information on the Condition and Environmental Protection – Selected Procedural Issues” in: “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process”, 2010.
    “Die Europaisirung der offentlichen Vervaltung Am Beispiel der Verwaltung der Aussengrezen der Europaischen Union”, 2010.
    Chapter entitled “Activities of the European Frontex Agency As an Element of the Process of Europeanization of Border Protection” in: “Europeanization of Public Administration. Collected Studies”, 2008.
    “Liquidation of Commune Self-Governmental School – Selected Legal Issues”, 2007.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys in Warsaw (no. 6834).

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.

    Marcin Kopeć, PhD

    Legal advisor, doctor in law, Head of Litigation Proceedings Practice

    marcin.kopec@echw.pl

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    Marcin Kopeć, PhD

    Practices

    Court and Arbitration Disputes
    Real Estate Property, Investment Process and Environmental Protection

    Selected clients and experience

    Attorney ad litem in court proceedings regarding civil law and administrative law as well as in arbitration proceedings for clients including for example: ENEA S.A., PGE S.A., PGE GEiK S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PCC Rokita S.A., PLL LOT S.A., Dom Maklerski BPS S.A.; PHN S.A.
    Conducting court proceedings concerning the following:
    real estate properties, including for example those concerning spatial development plans, enfranchisements, usucaptions, usufruct without contractual basis, settlements regarding rental and lease agreements and contracts, compensations for so-called Warsaw grounds as well as for expropriation of real estate properties;
    disputes in connection with agreements and contracts for construction and building works;
    disputes in the area of energy industry;
    failure to execute or inappropriate execution of liabilities and compensations, including, first of all, those connected with agency contracts and deriving from their settlements;
    medical disputes and responsibilities of physicians.
    Legal advisory for PHN S.A. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for PLL LOT S.A. in the processes of selling real estate properties in tender and non-tender procedures, including due diligence of those real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for P.P. “Porty Lotnicze” in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for LS AS S.A. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties and lease of real estate properties in the build to suit formula.
    Legal advisory for Grupa Griffin in the processes of selling and purchasing real estate properties as well as during the execution of building and construction investments (civil-legal advisory and administrative-legal advisory).
    Legal advisory for Grupa Capital Park S.A. in connection with the execution of building and construction investments (civil-legal advisory and administrative-legal advisory) as well as during the process of acquiring compensations on the basis of ZRID decision (decision on permission for the implementation of investment).
    Legal advisory for Empik S.A. in the process of real estate property lease.
    Legal advisory for Skanska during the process of the execution of building and construction investments (civil-legal advisory and administrative-legal advisory).
    Legal advisory for BBI S.A. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for SOHO Factory (Black Lion Fund S.A.) in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for Alnus Development Sp. z o.o. .) in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties during the process of the execution of building and construction investments (civil-legal advisory and administrative-legal advisory).
    Legal advisory for Fenix Group in the process of tender purchase of real estate property.
    Legal advisory for Real Management S.A. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.
    Legal advisory for Immobel Sp. z o.o. in the processes of regulating the legal status of real estate properties.

    Occupied positions

    Assistant lecturer at the Department of Administrative Law and Territorial Self-Government in the years 2006-2010.
    Lecturer of the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw.

    Publications and conferences

    Co-author:
    “Ownership and Usufruct of Land within the Area of the Capital City of Warsaw. Commentary.”, 2014.
    “When the Court Does Not Reject Complaint.”, in: “Management Staff in Administration”, 2012.
    Author of chapters in the following:
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process.”, 2009.
    “The Polish Systemic Model of the Body Authorizing the Marketing of Medical Product in the Context of Selected EC Member States.”, Kwartalnik Prawa Publicznego, 2009.
    “Europeanisation of Public Administration. Collected Studies.”, 2008.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (no. WA 7648) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.
    Doctoral thesis written under the supervision of Prof. Irena Lipowicz, PhD.

    Łukasz Dziamski

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Cultural Heritage Protection Practice

    lukasz.dziamski@echw.pl

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    Łukasz Dziamski

    Specialization

    Real estate property law
    Planning and spatial development
    Environmental protection
    Administrative procedure
    Law of proceeding before administrative courts

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal services for Skanska Residential Development Poland concerning administrative proceedings within the framework of investment and construction processes.
    Representing BBI Development S.A. and preparing legal expertise concerning regulations referring to planning and spatial development, building law and real estate property management.
    Complex audit for PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A. regarding administrative permits acquired for the “Lotnisko” Wind Farm.
    Proceedings regarding the establishment of environmental conditions related to the execution of the Warsaw-Modlin Airport.
    Execution of legal analysis regarding the real estate properties of PLL LOT located in Warsaw.
    Plenipotentiary of LS Airport Services S.A. in the proceedings regarding removal of nearly 1000 trees and bushes.
    Advisory services for Cedet sp. z o.o. concerning the land development conditions for conversion and development of the “Smyk” Department Store in Warsaw.
    Co-author of the position of J.W. Construction Holding in the proceedings concerning updating the annual fee regarding perpetual usufruct.
    Preparing expertise for the Ministry of Economy concerning the occurrence of the conflict of interests at the localization of wind farms.
    Advisor for AZ REAL ESTATE & CONSULTING Artur Zdybicki in proceedings concerning occupation of road lane.
    Drawing up expertise for the Bureau of Research and Monument Documentation EwidencjaZabytków.pl concerning the mode of preparing communal monument registry.

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer at the Department of Law and Administrative Proceedings of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
    Expert of the Institute for Supporting Investments Foundation.

    Publications and conferences

    Author of the monograph:
    “Updating of the Annual Fee Regarding Perpetual Usufruct. Procedural Issues.” 2013.

    Editor:
    “Directions for Amendments to the Code of Administrative Procedure. Propositions and Controversies.”, 2014.
    Author of chapters in the following:
    “Good Law – Efficient Management.”, 2015.
    “Protection of Laws and Liberties of an Individual in the Context of Authoritarian Interference of Public Administration – the Current Status and Challenges.”, 2014.
    “Territorial Self-Government. Post-competition Edition.”, 2012.
    “Administrative Power. Public Administration in the Imperious Sphere and the Dominium Sphere.”, 2012.
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in the Investment Process.”, 2010.
    “Reforming Higher Education System in Poland – Economic-Financial and Legal Conditions.”, 2010.
    “Legal aspects of the investment process – practical issues.”, 2009.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys in Warsaw (under the number adw.5734).

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.
    Doctoral student at the Department of Law and Administrative Proceedings of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.

    Krzysztof Sobieski

    Attorney-at-law

    krzysztof.sobieski@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Criminal law and procedure and administrative proceedings
    Monument protection law
    Labour law
    Copyright law
    Competition and consumer protection law

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory services and representation before judicial bodies in criminal cases regarding the following companies: Proscenium Sp. z o.o., Magnum – X Sp. z o.o., AB Industry Sp. z o.o.
    Advisory services for Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych Sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited) with regard to fire protection, with particular attention to issues concerning labour law and environmental protection law.
    Advisory services for UpNext Sp. z o.o. related to agreements concerning transfer of copyrights.
    Representation of the Proscenium Sp. z o.o. and PL2012+ Sp. z o.o. companies in court proceedings regarding labour law.
    Representing many parishes in proceedings before GIODO (the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection) and administrative courts.
    Representing clients in criminal proceedings regarding individual cases.

    Occupied positions

    Co-founder and President of the Economic Analysis of Law Club at the University of Warsaw (2009-2010).
    Member of the Self-Government of Barrister Trainees (2012-2014).

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys in Warsaw (under the number 5922).

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.

    Marek Kowalski

    Head of the Railway Transport Practice

    marek.kowalski@echw.pl

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    Marek Kowalski

    Specialization

    Rail law
    Administrative procedure
    Civil law
    Energy law

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing advisory for Alstom Konstal S.A., Bombardier Transportation GmbH, Newag Gliwice S.A., OLPP Sp. z o.o., PKP Energetyka S.A., Pol-Miedź Trans Sp. z o.o., Przewozy Regionalne Sp. z o.o., STK S.A., Skoda Transportation a.s., Urząd Transportu Kolejowego (the Office of Rail Transport).

    Publications and conferences

    • “Interoperability of the Railway System in the European Union” – Legal Aspects (chapter in the book), Kolejowa Oficyna Wydawnicza, 2015.
    • “Amendment to the Ordinance on General Technical Conditions Regarding the Exploitation of Railway Vehicles”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2015.
    • “Derogations Related to Use of Technical Specifications of Interoperability”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2015.
    • “Initiation of Administrative Procedure before the President of the Office of Rail Transport”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2014.
    • “Deadlines in Administrative Proceedings”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2014.
    • “Indolence of an Authority in Administrative Proceedings”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2014.
    • “Theft of Railway Infrastructure – Legal Consequences”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2014.
    • “Tracks of European Regulations”, Kurier Kolejowy, 2014.

     

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of barrister trainees of the Chamber of Lawyers in Warsaw (entry no. 3431).

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.

    Anna Kucińska-Bar

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Energy Industry Practice

    anna.kucinska@echw.pl

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    Anna Kucińska-Bar

    Specialization

    Energy law
    Administrative law and proceedings
    Public economic law

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory for companies of the PGE capital group, companies of the ENEA capital group, companies of the Polenergia capital group, PKP Energetyka S.A., Przedsiębiorstwo Państwowe “Porty Lotnicze” (the “Polish Airports” State-Owned Company) and Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych Sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited).
    Drawing up analyses of regulatory risk and designing solutions and legal documentation for presented business models for companies including e.g.: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (the Mining and Conventional Energy PGE J.S.C.) and ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o.
    Regulatory advisory for companies including e.g.: PKN Orlen S.A., PGNiG Termika S.A., Izba Gospodarcza Ciepłownictwo Polskie (the Polish Heat Industry Chamber of Commerce) and Forum Odbiorców Energii Elektrycznej i Gazu (the Forum of Electric Energy and Gas Recipients).
    Advisory with regard to issues connected with participation in the energy market and shaping energy management for companies including e.g.: PCC „Rokita” S.A., Air Products Sp. z o.o., JSW Koks S.A. and Zakłady Azotowe Puławy S.A.
    Drawing up legal opinions regarding energy law for companies including e.g.: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., ENEA S.A., ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o. and ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o.
    Drawing up and providing legal opinions with regard to agreements concerning conducting business activities on the energy market, in particular with regard to sales agreements, distribution services agreements, complex agreements and network connection agreements for companies including e.g.: PKP Energetyka S.A., PGE Obrót S.A. and ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o.
    Legal advisory with regard to issues related to renewable energy for PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A. and Element Power Polska Sp. z o.o.
    Representing the following companies: PKP Energetyka S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PGNiG Energia S.A., Huty Łaziska S.A. and Cementownia Warta S.A. before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office and the Court for Competition and Consumer Protection in proceedings including concession/license acquisition and punishment/penalty administration proceedings.

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer at the Academy of Energy organized by the Lesław A. Paga Foundation.

    Publications and conferences

    Author of chapters in the following:
    “Energy Industry and Environmental Protection in Investment Process”, 2010.
    “Legal Aspects of Investment Process”, 2009.
    Co-author of the following:
    “Refusal of Granting Concession by the President of URE to Enterprise in Bankruptcy and Arrangement Proceedings”, Przegląd Prawa Handlowego 6/262, 2014.
    “Action Plan: Paths of Development Regarding Use of Renewable Energy Sources Until 2020” for the Ministry of Economy (in co-operation with CASE Doradcy Sp. z o.o.).
    “Adjusting Support System for Electric Energy Deriving from Renewable Energy Sources to Changes Taking Place in the Costs of Producing Energy from Fossil Fuels” for the Ministry of Economy (in co-operation with CASE Doradcy Sp. z o.o.).
    Speaker at the problem seminar entitled “Reduction of Costs for Industrial Recipients.”
    Speaker at the 1st Edition of the conference entitled “Cogeneration – Perspective for Investment Development.”

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys (entry no. 4253) kept by the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University in Warsaw.
    Completed attorney apprenticeship at the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.

    Magdalena Leszczyńska

    Barrister trainee, Head of the Intellectual Property Law Practice

    magdalena.leszczynska@echw.pl

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    Magdalena Leszczyńska

    Specialization

    Protection and commercialization of personal rights
    Copyrights and related laws
    Industrial property law
    Counteracting unfair competition
    Civil law

    Selected clients and experience

    She participated in creating opinions regarding copyright for World Expo International Sp. z o.o.
    Ongoing legal advisory services for the following entities:
    Provident Polska S.A.
    Archdiocese of Warsaw
    Beativonne Sp. z o.o.
    Element Power
    Garbarnia Nadarzyn
    W Investments S.A.

    Occupied positions

    Former member of the “Ius et Medicina” Scientific Club for Medical and Pharmaceutical Law at the University of Warsaw.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of barrister trainees (no. 4548) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw.
    Graduate of the Post-Graduate College of Intellectual Property of the University of Warsaw.
    Doctoral student at the University of Warsaw.

    Andrzej Zych

    Legal advisor

    andrzej.zych@echw.pl

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    Specialization

    Administrative law and proceedings
    Building law
    Infrastructural special purpose acts
    Monument protection
    Spatial development and planning

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal advisory for Echo  Investment S.A. with regard to investment and construction procedures.
    Ongoing legal advisory for Globe Trade Center S.A. with regard to investment and construction procedures.
    Ongoing legal advisory for Skanska Property Poland concerning administrative proceedings within investment and construction processes.
    Working at the Mazovia Provincial Office, he was the head of:
    – the department of architecture and construction administration,
    – the department of appeal and extraordinary proceedings,
    – the department of road investments.
    He worked as a specialist for the Department of Building Control Rulings in the General Office of Building Control.
    He participated in over 1000 administrative proceedings regarding building and construction law.
    He took part in several dozens of proceedings before administrative courts.
    Ongoing legal advisory connected with drawing up appeals, complaints and cassation complaints as well as representing clients in proceedings before administrative bodies, provincial administrative courts and the Supreme Administrative Court.
    He took part in legal audits regarding spatial development and planning.
    He participated in legal audits of construction permit decision.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of legal advisors (WA-9655) of the Regional Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Łódź.

    Karolina Lorenc

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Labour Law Practice

    karolina.lorenc@echw.pl

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    Karolina Lorenc

    Specialization

    Labour law
    Legislation and Regulated Activities
    Company law

    Selected clients and experience

    Drawing up articles of association, active participation in the process of establishing various entities, including for example: the Warsaw Śródmieście Self-Government Community, Zespół Badań i Analiz Militarnych Sp. z o.o., Magnum – X Sp. z o.o., Small Trade Sp. z o.o., the Polish Association of Fur Breeders.
    Legal advisory services related to transformation processes, mergers and liquidation of business entities for PGNiG Energia S.A. and PGNiG S.A.
    Legal advisory related to the procedure of acquisition of patents, protection rights and registration for companies and institutions including the following: the Jarosław Dąbrowski Military University of Technology in Warsaw, Kolko Sp. z o.o., Prowly.com Sp. z o.o.
    Drawing up rules of procedure and work regulations, regulations regarding remuneration and bonuses as well as employee documentation for companies including the following: PGNiG Energia S.A., AB Industry S.A., GEO-KAT Sp. z o.o., Magnum – X Sp. z o.o., Silk and Stone Sp. z o.o.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of lawyers (no. 5674) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the R. Łazarski University of Law and Economics in Warsaw.

    Olgierd Pogorzelski

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Criminal/Penal Law Practice

    olgierd.pogorzelski@echw.pl

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    Olgierd Pogorzelski

    Specialization

    Criminal law and procedure
    Misdemeanours law and proceedings
    Penal-fiscal law
    Criminal-law aspect of environmental protection

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing representation for companies including PLL LOT S.A. and Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited) at the pre-trial stage as well as before prosecuting authorities, common courts and the Supreme Courts in criminal cases, including those in which they appeared in the character of the aggrieved parties.
    Co-author of legal analysis drawn up for Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited) concerning possible consequences and proposed activities in case of press violation of personal rights and their impact on the interest of the entrepreneur.
    Co-author of legal opinion drawn up on the order of Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (the Polish Energy Group PGE J.S.C.), PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (the Mining and Conventional Energy PGE J.S.C.) in relation to obligations arising from participating in capital group bodies in the aspect of criminal-law responsibility.

    Occupied positions

    Former Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Polish Radio – Regional Division in Kielce S.A.
    Former lecturer at the Higher School of Safety and Security Services in Warsaw in the subject of constitutional law and jurisprudence.
    Chief legal specialist in the National Broadcasting Council.

    Publications and conferences

    Former consultant for the Chancellery of the Sejm with regard to the draft of the Act on amendment to the Broadcasting Act and amendments to other acts.
    Speaker at the “Security of Enterprises and Institutions – Strategic Duties and Legal Conditions” conference organized by the European Business Centre.
    Speaker at the “Cyber Security in the Energy Industry” conference organized by the European Business Centre.
    Author of training related to law and misdemeanour proceedings for SBM sp. z o.o. with the registered office in Wrocław.
    Author of training for members of the management board of PKN Orlen S.A. related to criminal-law issues connected with the performance of the position of a member of the management board of a capital group.
    Author of training for Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. related to criminal-law issues connected with performing managerial positions in capital companies.

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of lawyers (no. 2862) in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, the University of Warsaw.
    He passed the examination for candidates for members of supervisory boards in the National Treasury companies.

    Adam Szalc

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Commercial Law Practice

    adam.szalc@echw.pl

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    Adam Szalc

    Specialization

    Contract and commercial transactions law
    Energy law and regulated markets
    Company law
    Administrative law and proceedings

    Selected clients and experience

    Ongoing legal services for energy enterprises such as e.g.: PGE S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., ENEA S.A., ENEA Wytwarzanie Sp. z o.o., ENEA Trading Sp. z o.o., POLENERGIA S.A., POLENERGIA Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o., PKP Energetyka S.A., with regard to their business activities on the regulated market.
    Advisory connected with changes of gas seller and negotiating complex sales contracts and agreements as well as supplies of natural gas for Grupa Żywiec S.A. and Ceramika Nowa Gala S.A.
    Advisory connected with concluding and negotiating agreements regarding financing of network development for ENEA Operator Sp. z o.o. z the European Investment Bank (EBI).
    Advisory for ENEA S.A. with regard to transaction concerning purchase of shares in PGE EJ1 Sp. z o.o. and conclusion of the investment contract for the construction of the first nuclear power station in Poland.
    Advisory for ENEA S.A. with regard to the introduction of the possibility to conclude complex sales and electric energy distribution via the Internet agreements.
    Preparation of legal due diligence audits for companies including e.g.: Regionalny Fundusz Gospodarczy S.A., Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych Sp. z o.o. (the Logistic Operator of Liquid Fuels Limited), Impel Rental Sp. z o.o.
    Drawing up analyses of regulatory risk and designing solutions and legal documentation for presented business models for companies including e.g.: companies of the PGE capital group, companies of the ENEA capital group, MLP Energy Sp. z o.o.
    Economic and regulatory advisory as well as drawing up legal opinions for companies including e.g.: PKN Orlen S.A., PGNiG Termika S.A., Pilkington Polska Sp. z o.o., ZGH Bolesław S.A., PCC „Rokita” S.A., PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (the Mining and Conventional Energy PGE J.S.C.), SC Trade Trans Sp. z o.o, Przedsiębiorstwo Państwowe „Porty Lotnicze” (the “Polish Airports” State-Owned Company), ENEA S.A., PGE S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., PKP Energetyka S.A.
    Advisory regarding procedures concerning contract preparations, including investment agreements, contracts for transactions regarding mergers and takeovers as well as contracts functioning on regulated markets (sales agreements, distribution services agreements), complex agreements, contracts for network connection, etc.) for companies including e.g.: ENEA S.A., PGE S.A., PGE Obrót S.A., Polenergia Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o., MLP Energy Sp. z o.o., EXATEL S.A., ZPC MIESZKO S.A.
    Representation in procedures regarding concession/license acquisition and approval of tariffs for electric energy and gas for companies including e.g.: PGE Obrót S.A. and POLENERGIA Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o.
    Representation in proceedings before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office and the Court for Competition and Consumer Protection for companies including e.g.: PGE Obrót S.A., POLENERGIA Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o. , CHEMOVER Sp. z o.o., MLP Energy Sp. z o.o. , EKOTRIOMIX Sp. z o.o.

    Occupied positions

    Lecturer of economic law, commercial law, administrative proceedings as well as court and administrative law at the Faculty of Social Science and Administration of the Academy of Computer Science, Management and Administration in Warsaw.
    Lecturer at the Academy of Energy organized by the Lesław A. Paga Foundation.

    Publications and conferences

    Author of the following articles:
    “Easement of Transmission and Claims Related to Transmission Infrastructure.”, Elektroenergetyka, 2012.
    Development of Sea Wind Farms – Legal Conditions.”, Elektroenergetyka, 2011.
    Speaker at the ENERGETYKA+ Conference, 2014
    Speaker at the problem seminar entitled “Reduction of Costs for Industrial Recipients.”

    Membership in professional organizations

    Entered in the register of attorneys (entry no. 4409) kept by the District Council of Lawyers in Warsaw.

    Education

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.

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