ECh&W

Practices

  • The Energy Industry Practice
  • Regulation and Competition Protection Practice
  • The Real Estate, Investment Process and Environmental Protection Practice
  • The Cultural Heritage Protection Practice
  • The Commercial Law Practice

    The Commercial Law Practice

    We have been operating on the Polish market for 10 years. We are an independent law office created by people closely connected with the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw. Our team consists of nearly 40 lawyers, 9 of whom also possess a doctoral degree in law.

    Our clients include leading Polish and international enterprises, as well as public institutions.

    We have extensive experience regarding the provision of services for the participants of the energy market, the widely understood rail and aviation industry, the food sector, and organizational units of territorial self-government, as well as professional self-governing bodies. We provide complex services connected with investments in the area of the real estate property business, property transactions, circulation and management, as well as also consultancy and advice regarding the protection of cultural heritage.

    We specialize in legislation and regulated activity. We are experts on issues relating to economic law, company-related law, labour law, intellectual property law, penal law, including penal and economic law, consumer protection law, as well as state aid, public procurements and public and private partnership law. We also provide advisory services on litigation proceedings.

    We are distinguished by our pragmatic and result-orientated approach to our Clients. The commitment to quality and the experience of our lawyers allows us to provide every Client with bespoke services meeting every one of their needs and requirements, regardless of the size of their enterprise, their office location, or scope of their business activities.

    The Commercial Law Practice

    We provide comprehensive legal advisory services for business and economic entities operating on regulated markets, in particular for energy enterprises and companies conducting business activity of an industrial character.

    We prepare draft commercial agreements and contracts and negotiate their terms and conditions, assisting during the agreement and contract implementation phase. We also provide services related to commercial transactions, including M&A transactions.

    We represent entrepreneurs before regulatory authorities of public administration bodies and before courts, in particular the Court of Competition and Consumer Protection. We handle cases connected with acts of unfair competition, restriction of competition, and enterprise concentration, acting on behalf of our Clients also in proceedings before the President of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK). We also represent our Clients in negotiations, mediations and conciliatory proceedings.

    We provide advisory services related to licensing and concession procedures and tariff and registration procedures, as well as ongoing legal services regarding consolidation and restructuring projects. 

    Our experience also extends across the following issues: 

    • Ongoing legal advisory services to PGE Obrót S.A. and companies belonging to the PGE capital group.
    • Ongoing legal advisory services to ENEA S.A. and companies belonging to the ENEA capital group.
    • Ongoing legal advisory services to PKP Energetyka S.A.
    • Ongoing legal advisory services to Polenergia S.A. and Polenergia Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o.
    • Ongoing legal advisory services to High Pressure Energy Sp. z o.o.
    • Ongoing legal advisory services to OLPP – Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych Sp. z o.o. (the Liquid Fuel Logistic Operator).
    • Ongoing legal advisory services to STK S.A. 
    • Ongoing legal advisory services to MLP Energy Sp. z o.o.
    • Ongoing legal advisory services to ZPC Mieszko S.A.
    • Ongoing legal advisory services to Grupa Żywiec S.A.
    • Ongoing legal advisory services to Pilkington Polska Sp. z o.o.
    • Ongoing legal advisory services to ZGH “Bolesław” S.A.

     

    Should you need any additional information regarding our services, please do not hesitate to contact us:

    Adam Szalc

    Attorney-at-law, Head of the Commercial Law Practice
    adam.szalc@echw.pl
    tel.: +48 22 745 32 35

  • The Company Law and Labour Law Practice
  • Financial Institution Practice
  • The Criminal/Penal Law Practice
  • Self-government Law
  • The Railway Transport Practice
  • The Air Transport Practice
  • Intellectual Property
  • The Public Procurement and Public-Private Partnership Practice
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