Firms To Watch: Energy and natural resources

Clyde & Co established its presence in Warsaw with the opening of an office early in 2024. Energy work forms the cornerstone of the offering, with seasoned specialists Agnieszka Kulińska and Arkadiusz Krasnodebski bringing their expertise over from Dentons.
Osborne Clarke‘s energy team guides clients through their decarbonisation efforts, advising on green infrastructure and e-mobility projects, waste management and regulatory matters. The practice is led by Tomasz Olkiewicz, who is supported by sustainability specialist Katarzyna Barańska.
KPMG Law‘s energy practice was bolstered by the arrival of Anna Szczodra from Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak in March 2023; she now leads the team, which specialises in advising on investment processes and transactions in the renewable and conventional energy sectors.
JDP Drapala & Partners' energy and renewables practice, which was formed in January 2023, is particularly active in transactions related to solar power plants and onshore wind farms. The group is headed up by Michał Drozdowicz, who joined the firm from Eversheds Sutherland Poland at that time.

Energy and natural resources in Poland

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Posniak i Bejm sp.k.

CMS boasts a sizeable energy and infrastructure team catering to some of the largest domestic and international players operating in the market, including oil refiners, gas companies, development and investment funds, and energy producers. The team is well versed in advising across heavy industry sectors such as chemical, petrochemical, metallurgical and mining, and it possesses expertise in renewables, environmental and ESG matters. Marcin Bejm heads up the practice, serving as a key contact for clients seeking advice on acquisition, construction, and development of infrastructure assets, project finance, PPPs and concessions. Other notable team members include Tomasz Minkiewicz, an expert in the oil and gas sector; Piotr Ciołkowski, who specialises in regulatory and trading matters; Łukasz Szatkowski, who is equally comfortable advising on both the conventional and renewable energy spaces; and Maciej Ziółkowski, praised for his ‘commercial and pragmatic approach‘ when advising electricity, gas, heating and chemical companies. Angelika Szufel, who was recently promoted to counsel, stands out for her focus on the development of infrastructure and renewable projects.

Practice head(s):

Marcin Bejm

Other key lawyers:

Tomasz Minkiewicz; Piotr Ciołkowski; Łukasz Szatkowski; Michał Andruszkiewicz; Maciej Ziółkowski; Angelika Szufel; Andrzej Szostak


‘The team is experienced, business-focused, and provides concise advice that is fit for purpose. Part of the fee depends on the success of the project. The description of works in the billing process is accurate and easy to follow.’

‘This is a one-stop-shop energy practice, with a long presence on the market. CMS can help a range of clients from various sub-sectors. This is a big team that can handle major projects. ’

‘Maciej Ziółkowski – very dedicated, with a commercial and pragmatic approach. Reliable and trusted advisor.’

‘Piotr Ciołkowski – stands out as one of the most recogniwable lawyers.’

‘Łukasz Szatkowski – very client oriented, well anchored on the market, professional, down to earth.’

‘Andrzej Szostak and Angelika Szufel have a very good understanding of the specifics of working in the industry and carry out tasks with care. A big plus is that they easily understand the results that are expected.’

‘Maciej Ziółkowski – very committed professional, focused not only on the task, but also the client’s needs. Out-of-the box thinker. Very keen on proposing new solutions even before the client starts thinking about the new problematic issue.’

‘CMS lawyers work in many countries and have daily contact with many legislations, which gives them a broad perspective and allows them to transfer interesting and up-to-date legal concepts from other jurisdictions to Poland. The team has a very good reputation as one of the best energy and natural resources teams in the CEE. They are detailed, showing vast knowledge of the law, but also very practical.’

Key clients

Afcon Renewable Energy Ltd

BayWa r.e.

CalEnergy Resources

CEE Equity Partners

Central European Petroleum

ČEZ Group


Eolus Vind AB


Fortum Power and Heat Poland

Green Investment Group

Grupa Azoty Polyolefins


ib vogt GmbH







Polish Development Fund (PFR)

Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE)

Solarpro Holding PLC



Żabka Polska

Work highlights

  • Advised the Lewandpol Group on a project to build a hybrid solar and wind farm, Kleczew Solar & Wind.
  • Advised TotalEnergies Renewables on its acquisition of a portfolio of photovoltaic projects.
  • Advised Żabka Polska on the preparation, negotiation and conclusion of three corporate VPPAs in Poland, one with Modus Asset Management and two with Qair Group.

DLA Piper Giziński Kycia sp.k.

The energy team at DLA Piper Giziński Kycia sp.k. has ‘great knowledge of the sector and can provide sensible and effective solutions‘ across various sectors, including renewables, nuclear, and oil and gas. The group boasts expertise in regulatory, environmental, and financing matters related to energy projects. Representing clients in high-value disputes is another strength, with the practice frequently acting for major energy companies to protect their investments in infrastructure facilities and power plants. The ‘exceptionalOskar Waluśkiewicz leads the team, and is commended by a client for his ‘in-depth understanding of regulations‘. Co-managing partner Jacek Giziński is a key contact for client seeking advice on M&A transactions in the renewable energy sector, while associates Klaudia Lorent and Karolina Mądrzycka are recommended for their ‘out-of-the-box solutions‘. Mateusz Koszel is also an active team member with experience advising on the development of wind farms and photovoltaic storage installations.

Practice head(s):

Oskar Waluśkiewicz

Other key lawyers:

Jacek Giziński; Mateusz Koszel; Klaudia Lorent; Karolina Mądrzycka


‘A professional, committed and always available team, well informed about the latest legal issues and upcoming changes in legislation, open and creative when solving legal problems, and very thorough when explaining legal complexities.’

‘Karolina Mądrzycka and Klaudia Lorent – the highest level of professionalism, vast experience in the field of issues they deal with, out-of-the-box solutions, always focused on the client’s interest, full availability and readiness to help at any time.’

‘A very well organised and coordinated team of skilled professionals, each of whom undertakes a specific task and brings it to a result. Prompt communication and readily available. The team has a great knowledge of the sector and can provide sensible and effective solutions.’

‘It is one of the biggest energy practices in Warsaw, a one-stop-shop for energy matters. They have great knowledge and understanding of not only legal but also commercial aspects of business within the energy sector. Very pragmatic and solution oriented. Also great communication skills and we feel very confident when they are representing us in discussions with counterparties. Very dedicated and reliable. ’

‘Oskar Waluśkiewicz, who is heading the energy practice, is exceptional. He has in-depth understanding of regulations, the commercial aspects of our operations, and can navigate and protect our interest throughout the most complex projects and matters. He is very dedicated and has a drive for achieving our goals. He is very reliable, and very effective in negotiations. We feel very confident having him on our side.’

‘The legal advice provided by Oskar Waluśkiewicz, who heads the energy department, shows that he has extensive experience in cases. He has provided services related to mitigating risks associated with conducting business activity. His practical knowledge of proceedings allowed him to secure the interests of our company in the best possible way. He approached the case comprehensively.’

‘Klaudia Lorent led the negotiations with the support of her colleagues – which was a great example of trusting younger team members. She showed some amazing negotiation skills and deep understanding of the business.’

Key clients

OX2 (including OX2 AB, OX2 Polska)

EDP (including EDP Renewables, EDP Energy Polska, EDP Commercial)

Respect Energy


Mashav Energia

Aquila Capital Investment

Canadian Solar Construction

Green Genius (previously Modus)


PGE (including PGE S.A. PGE EO)

Work highlights

  • Assisting RWE with a major acquisition in the renewables sector in Poland.
  • Assisted EDPR with the sale of a 300MW renewables portfolio located in Poland to Orlen Wind 3 sp. z o.o.
  • Assisting OX2 with several major investments in Poland.

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka‘s infrastructure and energy practice stands out as a key resource for entities operating in the conventional power, renewable energy, nuclear and cogeneration sectors, including major domestic and international energy producers. The team has substantial experience in advising on complex issues related to mining, infrastructure and waste management projects, and offers guidance on state aid, PPP and construction law issues within the energy sector. Marcin Krakowiak brings particular expertise in greenfield investments. Paweł Grzejszczak and Katarzyna Kuźma are also noteworthy, with the latter heading up the public procurement and environmental protection teams and serving as a key contact for energy companies seeking advice on these matters.

Practice head(s):

Marcin Krakowiak

Other key lawyers:

Paweł Grzejszczak; Katarzyna Kuźma


‘In my opinion, they have a very strong track record in the renewables and energy sector. At the same time, in addition to legal issues, they are able to approach topics from the business side.’

‘Comprehensive approach to the case is definitely a strength of the team, which distinguishes them from other law firms.’

‘The solutions recommended by the team took into account not only the company’s interests in a particular case, but also its leading policy and market position.’

‘Communication with the firm was at the highest level, all information was provided promptly in a clear and understandable form. We highly recommend this firm for cases. The team understands business and knows how to protect the client’s interests.’

‘Very profound knowledge of energy regulatory and market issues, including historical background, based on personal experience is of highest value.’

Key clients

Operator Gazociągów Przesyłowych Gaz-System S.A.


Re Alloys sp. Z o. o.

ENGIE Zielona Energia (ENGIE Group; EPA: ENGI)

Tauron Group

PGE Energia Odnawialna (PGE Group)

Novavis Group SA

MET Renewables AG

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (BME: SGRE)

T-mobile Polska S.A.

Urbaser S.A.U.

Work highlights

  • Advising Gaz-System on the construction of the Baltic Pipe project.
  • Advised ATP, a Danish pension fund, on the Polish aspects of its investment in the renewable energy business Better Energy.
  • Advised PGE Energia Odnawialna on the acquisition of projects for 28 photovoltaic power plants.

Rymarz Zdort Maruta

The energy sector is integral at Rymarz Zdort Maruta, with the firm routinely engaged in projects covering joint venture and M&A structures within the PV and gas sectors, with a particular specialisation in LNG projects. A recent area of expansion for the firm is atomic projects, with recent highlights including advising PGE on the development of Poland’s second nuclear plant. The team frequently collaborates with the firm’s dispute resolution department in order to handle contentious cases with an energy focus. Leading the team is Marek Durski, who is lauded by one client for being ‘ahead of the market in terms of his knowledge’; his wide-ranging practice covers M&A and privatisation transactions within the energy sector. Other key contacts include Łukasz Lech, an energy law expert, and Adrian Augustyniak, who focuses on regulatory issues concerning the energy sector. The firm recently bolstered its environmental and ESG offering with the addition of Agnieszka Skorupińska from CMS, who now leads a dedicated sub-group.

Practice head(s):

Marek Durski

Other key lawyers:

Łukasz Lech; Adrian Augustyniak; Agnieszka Skorupińska


‘Extremely strong legal knowledge combined with deep commercial understanding.’

‘Marek Durski is a leader in the field and a trusted advisor with best-in-class legal knowledge combined with a strong commercial sense.’

‘I like very much the holistic vapproach from Agnieszka Skorupińska and other team members to give a broader perspective. It’s very helpful in making business decisions in such a changing environment.’

‘I would single out Marek Durski, the head of the energy team. He is a very smooth negotiator and a lawyer who really knows how to combine the letter of the law with what the business needs.’

‘I would indeed highly recommend the energy team. The service and professionalism displayed from the get-go, along with the patience and business-oriented approach throughout the cooperation with the Rymarz Zdort Maruta team, are truly reflective of an outstanding law firm.’

‘They were there whenever we needed them and gave clear answers and explanations to our questions, always responding to calls and emails. I felt confident that our matters were in good hands.’

‘Marek Durski is ahead of the market in terms of his knowledge. He’s always available when needed and provides concise and targeted advice in line with commercial objectives.’

Key clients

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.

Amber Infrastructure

Electrum sp. z o.o.

VH Invest AG

Polskie Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo S.A.


Energa S.A.

Last Energy

Enlight Renewable Energy


Work highlights

  • Advised Polska Grupa Energetyczna on the formation of PGE PAK Energia Jadrowa– a joint venture between PGE and ZEPAK, each with a 50% shareholding – for the development of Poland’s second nuclear power plant to be constructed in Patnow.
  • Advised Polskie Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo on a number of gas sale agreements with Equinor for natural gas from the Norwegian continental shelf to be delivered to Poland via the Baltic Pipe gas pipeline.
  • Advised Polish energy group PGE on the development of an offshore wind project with Orsted, which included providing advice regarding the formation of a JV, construction management, operations and maintenance issues, public procurement and project financing.

Baker McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Sp.k.

Baker McKenzie Krzyzowski i Wspólnicy Sp.k.‘s energy and infrastructure practice is adept at handling matters across all subsectors of the energy sphere, including nuclear, coal, oil and gas, and particularly renewables, frequently guiding clients through onshore and offshore wind projects, and providing expertise on new technologies such as hydrogen. Piotr Ciepiela is noteworthy for his focus on investments and transactions, particularly from the regulatory and environmental perspectives. Since publication, Tomasz Krzyżowski has taken over leadership of the practice.

Practice head(s):

Tomasz Krzyżowski

Other key lawyers:

Piotr Ciepiela


‘The people we work with are very open-minded, creative and professional, able to solve problems.’

‘Their experience and our long-lasting relationship allow us to consult on all critical matters if necessary. The ability to handle sophisticated matters is their strength. Throughout our collaboration, I was able to observe good work organisation on their part, even in really complex matters, as well as a great adaptability in case of changing circumstances, demonstrating a clear competence and expertise in the field.’

‘What especially stands out is the ability of Baker McKenzie lawyers to break down complex legal matters and clearly present them to ensure complete understanding by their clients. The team comes across as commercially well-oriented, with a clear focus on identifying and understanding the business goals and restraints of the client.’

Key clients

ORLEN S.A. (formerly PKN ORLEN S.A.)

SeaWind Polska Sp. z o.o.

Wind Power Development A/S

Synthos Green Energy S.A.

Innerbaltic Sp. z o.o.

NGK Cermaics Polska Sp. z o.o.

Enefit Green sp. z o.o.

PFR Investment Fund of Non-Public Assets (FIZ AN)

Work highlights

  • Advised ORLEN S.A. on the acquisition of a network of 185 fuel stations in Hungary and Slovakia from MOL Group.
  • Advised ORLEN S.A. on the development of offshore wind projects in the Baltic States.
  • Advising Synthos Green Energy S.A. on Polish nuclear law amendments for Small Modular Reactor projects.

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance‘s energy and resources group is a key point of call for investors, financial institutions, banks, and infrastructure funds who seek support across the entire lifecycle of their energy projects. The team is adept at handling greenfield, photovoltaic, wind farm, and power plant projects, advising on their acquisition, construction, financing and development. Paweł Puacz helms the practice, with experience in both conventional and renewable energy.

Practice head(s):

Paweł Puacz

Other key lawyers:

Marcin Markowski; Izabela Cybulska; Anna Pawłowska; Adrian Król


‘The lawyers from CC represent the highest level of professionalism.’

‘Very efficient, ability to deliver within short time frame, excellent services and ability to handle complex transactions, go the extra mile.’

‘Highly relevant background and experiences in the underlying industry.’

Key clients




Taaleri Energia

Eiffel Investment Group


Helios Energy Investments


RP Global




Work highlights

  • Advised TotalEnergies on the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Polska Grupa Biogazowa.
  • Advised Vitol on the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Vortex Energy.
  • Advised RP Global and its partner Marguerite, the pan-European infrastructure investor, through its Marguerite I fund, on the disposal of 100% of Aeolus, which owns the Kukinia and Tychowo onshore wind farms, to ENGIE Zielona Energia, part of ENGIE.


Dentons‘ energy and natural resources practice provides transactional and regulatory advice to clients across all segments of the sector; this includes expertise in oil and gas, electricity, nuclear energy, and renewables, where the team particularly demonstrates strength in handling transactions throughout the entire development and financing phases of solar and wind projects, both onshore and offshore. Following the departure of a number of senior practitioners to form the newly-established Clyde & Co office, Christian Schnell and Tim Heitling have assumed the position of co-heads of the firm's Europe-wide energy group.

Practice head(s):

Christian Schnell; Tim Heitling


‘Dentons’ energy team is one of the largest renewables teams in Poland. Therefore they are able to quickly handle complex and large projects with high quality of services. I enjoy working with them mainly due to their knowledge, experience and high quality of the service as well as responsiveness and fair treatment with pricing.’

‘Very competent in terms of the energy sector (existing and upcoming regulations, both national and EU level).’

‘Great team and great leader, excellent knowledge of the law and market and they understand the business.’

Key clients

Renewable Power Capital


Tion Renewables AG

VSB Holding GmbH



GoldenPeaks Capital

OW Ocean Winds


Orange Polska

Work highlights

  • Advising Renewable Power Capital on its entry into the onshore wind market in Poland, forming a JV with Tundra Advisory to develop a pipeline of up to 1GW of onshore wind projects across the country.
  • Advising Tion Renewables AG on a VPPA for the sale of its renewable energy to Saint-Gobain.
  • Advised PKO Bank Polski on the financing granted to Wind Farm Łada, a company controlled by Re Alloys, and indirectly by Luma Holding, for the construction of the Dzwola onshore wind power project with a capacity of 35MW.

DWF Poland Jamka Sp.k

DWF Poland Jamka Sp.k has solidified its three-decade presence in the Polish market with an increased focus on renewables, excelling in all types of onshore and offshore energy work; this includes advising on PPAs, photovoltaic and wind projects, and issues relating to hydrogen production. Karol Lasocki leads the team and regularly advises Polish and international corporates from various industry sectors on regulatory issues linked to renewables. Other key figures within the team include Wiktoria Rogaska, who focuses on onshore wind and photovoltaic projects, and Agnieszka Chylinska, a key point of call for investors seeking advice on their energy projects in the Baltic Sea.

Practice head(s):

Karol Lasocki

Other key lawyers:

Wiktoria Rogaska; Agnieszka Chylinska; Paulina Stachura; Maria Kierska; Przemysław Bugnacki


‘DWF’s energy practice team is characterised by a very strong business orientation. They aptly respond to client needs and are familiar with not only current but often projected regulations. In a unique way, the team complements each other’s expertise and shares responsibilities, which makes them very efficient and quick to act.’

‘Karol Lasocki is a well-liked and supportive leader. He has the respect of the team, to whom he provides advice and assistance. At the same time, he is valued among the most demanding clients. We highly value our regular cooperation.

‘Paulina Stachura is a practitioner we can always rely on. Timely, reliable, more than committed to all matters and with incredible practical knowledge in the changing legal environment. In addition, she brilliantly links different areas of law which positively distinguishes her. A great, responsive and responsible lawyer.’

Key clients

Nebo Solar sp. z o.o.

KGAL Investment Management

PAD RES Development

Greenvolt Power Poland

Polish Wind Energy Association

Uriel Renovables S.A.

Eolus Vind AB, Eolus Poland Sp. z o.o.

TeleFonika Kable sp. z o.o.

Eolos Polska (the Terna Group)

Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advised Nebo Solar sp. z o.o. on the sale of its 100MW solar project portfolio to hep global GmbH.
  • Advised KGAL Investment Management on the conclusion of two PPAs with Lafarge Cement Polska for onshore wind farms Krasin and Rywałd.
  • Advised URIEL Renovables on the process of involving a co-investor, obtaining external project financing, and negotiating balance of plant, turbine supply and operations and maintenance contracts for two wind farm projects in Poland.

Gide Loyrette Nouel

Gide Loyrette Nouel is a key point of contact for private investors, state-owned companies, international corporations, and other entities in the energy, oil and gas, nuclear, mining, and chemistry sectors. The team excels in advising on all stages of complicated projects, including development, financing, and M&A, in addition to being active in the renewables, particularly photovoltaic and wind, transaction market. The team is led by duo Piotr Sadownik and Krzysztof Ciepliński, capably supported by Piotr Brzeziński and Michał Głowacki.

Practice head(s):

Piotr Sadownik; Krzysztof Ciepliński

Other key lawyers:

Piotr Brzeziński; Michał Głowacki

Key clients

KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.

Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A.

Elektrociepłownia Stalowa Wola S.A.

PGNiG Technologie S.A.

Durmazlar Makina Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S.

Eneria sp. z o.o. (Bergerat Monnoyeur)

Fabryka Kotłów “Sefako” S.A.

Rockfin sp. z o.o.

Cobant spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością sp.k.


Nippon Steel Corporation

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.

TOTAL Energies SE


P3 Logistic Parks Sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advised KGHM Polska Miedź on negotiating a work contract for the implementation of small modular reactor technology with the American supplier NuScale Power.
  • Assisted Rockfin with the entire procurement process – including contract negotiation and execution – for the supply of steam turbine and turbogenerator auxiliary systems, and agreements for nuclear power plants with the suppliers of turbine generator plant equipment for nuclear power plants, Akkuyu in Turkey, and Paks in Hungary.
  • Advised mining corporation KGHM Polska Miedź on the implementation of an investment project consisting of the design, construction, and commissioning of smelting technology for Huta Miedzi Legnica.

Greenberg Traurig Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokinski Sp. k

The energy and natural resources team at Greenberg Traurig Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokinski Sp. k handles a wide range of matters, including privatisations, joint ventures, negotiations of transmission agreements, financings, and operations of projects in the renewables, heat, electricity, natural gas, and petroleum industries. Its client roster includes domestic and international project developers, investors, fuel suppliers, and government entities. Konrad Kosicki, who joined the firm in February 2023 from Wolf Theiss, now leads the practice and advises on both Polish and European law in connection with the acquisition, development, and financing of conventional and renewable energy projects. Counsel Dorota Derlicka, and associates Janusz Krakowiak and Karolina Lewandowska, complete the roster of key practitioners.

Practice head(s):

Konrad Kosicki

Other key lawyers:

Dorota Derlicka; Janusz Krakowiak; Karolina Lewandowska


‘Practical approach to complicated transactional structures, availability, knowledge of market practice, good interpersonal skills which are useful when negotiating with difficult counterparties.’

‘Konrad Kosicki is an outstanding expert in the field of energy law and we highly value his input in all of the projects he’s been involved with thus far.’

‘Dorota Derlicka is a great lawyer with a great learning capacity. She has been involved a lot to create contacts and has a very proactive approach to cases which are by essence difficult.’

‘Practical, market-based approach to a lot of topics, not spending a huge amount of time on fights which are not worth fighting. Partners operate on an eye-to-eye level, very approachable. Good experience with a variety of aspects – M&A, PPAs, administrative procedures.’

‘Konrad Kosicki – very good market experience and good network (which also proves useful for his clients), good experience across a variety of deals.’

‘Dorota Derlicka – very good practice in administrative procedures, always available when needed.’

Key clients

Alinea Solar France

Axpo Polska sp. z o.o.

Axpo Solar

DXT Commodities S.A.

ERU Europe GmbH

Finadvice AG

Greenfuture Energy sp. Z o.o.

Grenergy Polska sp. Z o.o.

Longwing Polska sp. Z o.o.

NALA Renewables Poland

Pacifico Energy Partners

PAK-Polska Czysta Energia


Tele-Fonika Kable S.A.

Valorem SAS

Vitol Group

ZE PAK Group


Fotowatio Renewable Ventures S.L.

Greenvolt Power

GreenFuture Poland

Work highlights

  • Advising Longwing Polska sp. z o.o on the development of the Zalesie wind farm.
  • Advising Alinea Solar France on the acquisition and financing of a biogas portfolio from local developer EB Orco.

Kochanski & Partners

With a focus on the nuclear and hydrogen subsectors, the team at Kochanski & Partners frequently advises on complicated issues related to regulation, development and construction of projects in these spheres. ‘Absolutely top energy lawyerWojciech Wrochna leads the team, and is commended by many clients for his ‘impressive knowledge of EU energy law‘; in addition to guiding clients through the intricacies of major infrastructure developments, he also advises on issues related to energy storage, battery production, and biogas. Other key lawyers within the team include Michal Bedkowski-Koziol.

Practice head(s):

Wojciech Wrochna

Other key lawyers:

Michal Bedkowski-Koziol


‘Great team with focus on large energy projects. Wojciech Wrochna is a go-to person when EU law is involved.’

‘Wojciech Wrochna is absolutely top-level for EU regulatory work. Responsive, extremely engaged and creative thinker. Definitely one of the best energy lawyers in Poland.’

‘Independent and highly knowledgeable.’

‘The team led by Wojciech Wrochna has great capabilities to handle the largest energy projects.’

‘Wojciech Wrochna – absolutely top energy lawyer with great European experience and fantastic market understanding.’

‘The team has great regulatory know-how which makes them perfect to always find the best solutions. Number one in nuclear.’

‘Wojciech Wrochna has deep understanding of energy markets and impressive knowledge of EU energy law.’

Key clients

Polish Nuclear Power Plants (Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe)

Air Products

Northvolt Systems Poland

MFW Bałtyk (JV of Polish Polenergia and Norwegian Equinor)

Windspace AS

Gaz System S.A. (Baltic Pipe)

Prairie Mining Limited

PKP Linia Hutnicza Szerokotorowa

CEE Equity Partners Ltd.

Swiss Krono S.A

The Polish Electricity Transmission System Operator (Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne S.A) – project Harmony Link

Orange Polska

Krynica Vitamin

Reckitt Benckiser


Montis Capital


PWPW – Polish Security Printing Works

Work highlights

  • Advising the Polish Gas Transmission Operator on the Baltic Pipe Project.
  • Advising Polenergia on the implementation of its strategy of transitioning to RES and hydrogen-based energy generation, with an emphasis on the construction of a 50-100MW hydrogen factory located in Upper Silesia and a hydrogen gas-fired CCHP.
  • Advising Northvolt Systems Poland on a €200m construction project for a battery production facility.


Linklaters‘ energy and natural resources practice is well versed in advising on issues across the gamut of energy subsectors, including oil and gas, electricity, and nuclear. Its client roster includes major international and domestic investors, electricity companies, governments, and financial institutions. The team is also increasingly active in renewables matters, advising on the construction, development, and financing of wind farms and photovoltaic projects. Patryk Figiel leads the practice, capably assisted by administrative and public law expert Jakub Dąbrowski and New York-qualified Natalia Mikołajczyk.

Practice head(s):

Patryk Figiel

Other key lawyers:

Jakub Dąbrowski; Natalia Mikołajczyk


‘Jakub Dąbrowski – very efficient and reliable. Pleasure to work with.’

‘The firm has strong market reputation and recognition.’

‘Jakub Dąbrowski manages the team and is a true expect in this field. Very responsive. Offers a pragmatic and solution-focused approach.’

Key clients

Baltic Power

BNP Paribas



Ignits Group



Nestlé Polska

Northland Power


Pomerania Wind Farm

Société Générale

Work highlights

  • Advised Mirova, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, on its investment in Sunly, an independent power producer, as part of a €200m fundraising.
  • Advised Pomerania Wind Farm sp. z o.o. on the legal aspects of the development process of a 100MW onshore wind farm.
  • Advised PAD RES, a Polish renewable energy developer, on the financing of the construction of a solar park project in Genowefa with a total capacity of 35MW.

Radzikowski, Szubielska i Wspólnicy sp. j.

The energy practice at Radzikowski, Szubielska i Wspólnicy sp. j. assists domestic and international power, gas, oil and chemical companies with a range of energy-related issues, including the acquisition and construction of power, wind and solar plants. It is also well versed in handling regulatory disputes, implementation of EU regulations related to sustainability, and project financings. Przemysław Kałek leads the team and is noted for his ‘deep knowledge of the Polish RES sector and its different aspects‘; he also regularly represents clients in disputes before courts of all levels and serves as an arbitrator at the Energy Arbitration Court. Joanna Nowak-Paradowska is skilled in advising investors on project financings.

Practice head(s):

Przemysław Kałek

Other key lawyers:

Joanna Nowak-Paradowska


‘The firm is very proactive and has an in-depth knowledge of the energy sector.’

‘Przemysław Kałek – very helpful and involved lawyer.’

‘Przemysław Kałek – experienced and business oriented legal counsel in the energy sector.’

Key clients

e.on Polska S.A.

Stoen Operator Sp. z o.o.


Energa S.A.

Energa-Operator S.A.


PKP Energetyka S.A.

RWE Renewables Poland Sp. z o.o.

Tundra Advisory Sp. z o.o.

Alight Energy AB

Work highlights

  • Advised ENERGA S.A. and ENERGA – Operator S.A. on the implementation of requirements in order to achieve compliance with the EU regulations for the energy sector and the directives of the national regulatory authority.
  • Advised ORLEN Wind 3 on the purchase of three operating wind farms with a total capacity of 142MW and additional photovoltaic capacity from EDP Renewables Polska.
  • Representing Stoen Operator Sp. z o.o. in proceedings before the President of the Office of Electronic Communication and before the court regarding the imposition on the client, as the distribution system operator, of an obligation to make its electrical power infrastructure available to telecoms companies, which intend to use that energy infrastructure to install IT infrastructure.

Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak

The energy practice at Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak is a key point of call for investors, financing entities, buyers, and energy-intensive businesses seeking assistance with their infrastructure investments, compliance with regulatory obligations, and emission allowances. It is also adept at advising on M&A transactions and procuring financing for renewable energy projects, including wind, photovoltaic, biomass, and waste-to-energy. The team is co-led by conventional and renewable energy specialist Krzysztof Cichocki, and Zbyszko Wizner, who, in addition to energy law, is also an expert in construction contracts and infrastructure projects.

Practice head(s):

Krzysztof Cichocki; Zbyszko Wizner

Other key lawyers:

Tomasz Młodawski; Łukasz Wyszomirski; Witold Kurek


‘SK&S has a great team of professionals. We have worked together on a number of cases. I really like that they have strong market expertise. They can cover all aspects of the energy sector.’

‘Krzysztof Cichocki is great team leader for this energy team.’

‘Tomasz Młodawski has extremely deep knowledge of the energy sector, especially the gas sector.’

‘Łukasz Wyszomirski – strong expert in the wind sector.’

‘Hard working, very diligent.’

‘Commercial and deliver quick solutions to the client.’

‘The team around Krzysztof Cichocki consists of very smart lawyers, all with extensive energy and transaction know-how and the ability to accompany and manage complex projects, indeed a highly recommendable team.’

‘Witold Kurek is extremely dedicated, responsive and pleasant to work with.’

Key clients


Alternus Energy Group Plc

Sunly Land AS

Sunly Group

Kelfield Deutschland GmbH

Enea Operator Sp. z o.o.

Lucent Renewables

RE Alloys Sp. Z o.o.

IBC Solar Energy

Ciech S.A.

Uniper Renewables

Ignitis Renewables

Photosol Developpement

Work highlights

  • Advised Ørsted group on the development and financing of the 2.5GW Baltica 2 and 3 offshore wind projects, implemented as a JV with PGE.
  • Assisted Enea Elkogaz with the public procurement procedure in relation to the 2.2GW coal-to-gas transition project for Kozienice power plant.
  • Advised Sunly on several transactions concerning the purchase, financing, and re-financing of PV projects in Poland.


The energy and natural resources practice at SSW has a ‘highly business-oriented approach‘ and wide expertise in advising on natural resources, from oil and gas to gravel, metals, and black coal, spanning across the infrastructure, geological and mining sectors. It is also adept at advising on renewable energy issues and has recently been particularly active in supporting clients with acquiring and constructing wind farms and photovoltaic plants, in addition to guiding them through regulatory requirements imposed by EU grid codes and obtaining electricity production concessions. Leading the team is Dominik Strzałkowski, an expert in energy-related regulatory matters, commercial contracts and transactional issues. Other key names to note include Piotr Spaczyński, who focuses his practice on arbitration proceedings and matters related to the exploration of natural resources in Poland, and Anita Palukiewicz, who is highly experienced in administrative matters related to licences for exploration, licensing and production of mineral deposits.

Practice head(s):

Dominik Strzałkowski

Other key lawyers:

Piotr Spaczyński; Anita Palukiewicz; Hubert Wysoczański


‘The SSW energy and natural resources practice has long-lasting experience in renewables in Poland.’

‘Due to their broad experience gathered when cooperating with a lot of clients they are able to work on complex transactions which involve also external stakeholders like banks and financing institutions. Knowing many perspectives they are able to propose solutions which are accepted by many involved parties, sometimes with conflicting interests.’

‘SSW presented a very high culture of work, as well as a very high personal culture which makes working with them on a daily basis a great pleasure.’

Key clients

Baltic Power (JV by PKN Orlen and Northland Power)

NextEnergy Capital

wpd Europe GmbH

PKN Orlen


Electrum Group

Wirtgen Invest

Jeronimo Martins Polska


Miedzi Copper Corporation


Thumos/Paged Energy Group

Mondi Świecie



PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna

Lion Energy Group

Balamara Resources

HIVE Energy

Wardynski & Partners

With a focus on the renewables sector, the energy team at Wardynski & Partners advises on the full spectrum of energy-saving investments in Poland, including due diligence reviews, and the regulatory, commercial, and M&A aspects of project developments. The team’s portfolio covers wind farm, thermal power, biomass, nuclear and hydrogen projects, and its client roster includes some of the largest international and domestic corporates, investors and development institutions. Standing at the helm of the practice are Igor Hanas, an expert in regulatory matters, and Mirella Lechna-Marchewka, who advises on greenfield and brownfield developments, and on conventional and waste-to-energy projects. Marek Dolatowski is also a lawyer of note.

Practice head(s):

Igor Hanas; Mirella Lechna-Marchewka

Other key lawyers:

Anna Prigan; Radosław Wasiak; Marek Dolatowski


‘Good internal information flow, team spirit seen even from the outside.’

‘Igor Hanas stands out as a great partner. He is a pair of safe hands when it comes to any sophisticated project development work. His work on nuclear power plants has been amazing.’

‘Team strengths I can highlight are: strong knowledge of the market and professional approach.’

Key clients

Ørsted AS and Ørsted Polska sp. z o.o.

SUSI Partners AG

SBB Energy S.A.

LG Electronics Wrocław Sp. z o.o.

POSCO ECO & CHALLENGE Co. Ltd. (previous Posco Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd)

PS Green Investestments sp. z o.o.

Mitsubishi Power Europe GmbH

New Cape Energy

Lords LB Asset Management

European Commision DG Energy

ArcelorMittal Poland S.A.

PKP Energetyka S.A.

Smart Energies Group a.s.


Rafako S.A.

JassBoard sp. z o.o.

Enercon GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advising Ørsted Group on an offshore project development.
  • Advising SUSI Partners AG on financing energy transition technologies in Poland.
  • Advising POSCO ECO & CHALLENGE Co. Ltd. on an EPC contract to produce a waste-to-energy plant.

WKB Lawyers

WKB Lawyers leverages its ‘great knowledge of the energy market’ to advise on the full spectrum of issues affecting the gamut of energy sub-sectors, including electricity, oil and gas, renewables, nuclear, and mining; this is often done in collaboration with the firm’s infrastructure, environment, litigation, real estate, and M&A teams. The client roster includes major domestic and international energy groups, regulatory offices, and Polish ministries. Veteran lawyer Jerzy Baehr co-heads the practice alongside the ‘solution-orientedMaciej Szambelańczyk, who advises on regulatory issues and the acquisition and development of renewable projects. Counsel Krzysztof Sikorski is also of note.

Practice head(s):

Jerzy Baehr; Maciej Szambelańczyk

Other key lawyers:

Krzysztof Sikorski


‘Their team has a very good understanding of the business, they are capable of providing concrete advice even upon very short notice.’

‘Maciej Szambelańczyk – very good understanding of the business, personal engagement in the cases, exceptional availability, solution-oriented.’

‘They stand out for their great knowledge of the energy market, very good service quality, very good communication with the client and promptness.’

Key clients




Afcon Renewable Energy

Baltic Green


Carrtomil Investments

Dalkia Group

Danske Commodities





EDP Renewables

Enea Operator

Enea Połaniec

Enea SA

Enea Trading

Energa Group

Energix Renewable Energies Ltd.




Esso Deutschland

Eurowind Energy



FCA Poland (Stellantis)

European Energy

Gas Storage Poland

GE Power

Generation Capital

Greenevo Tech

GreenGenius Sp. z o.o.


ib vogt


Industrial Services

IP Innovative Power


Ingka Investments B.V.

Izba Gospodarcza Gazownictwa (Polish Chamber of Commerce of Gas Industry)

Kaufland Polska


Koehler Renewable





OGP Gaz System S.A.

Northland Power

PGE Baltica sp. z o.o.

PGE Energia Odnawialna

PGE Obrót



PKP Energetyka

Polish Wind Energy Association (PSEW)

Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe

Polsun Development Ltd


Q-Energy Aguda

SEC (Szczecinska Energetyka Cieplna)


Stadtwerke München






WEX Europe

Yevulei Shemesh

YVS Nozdrzec

Zabrzańskie PEC

Work highlights

  • Advised KGAL ESPF 5 Holding SARL on establishing a joint venture with Lasuno sp. zo.o. in order to develop renewable energy projects, including photovoltaic farms with a capacity exceeding 200MWp.
  • Advising a client on the negotiation of a set of agreements covering the direct sale of electricity from several wind farms in Poland, belonging to EDF Group.
  • Assisting Statkraft with its entry into the Polish market, including advising on the preparation of a development agreement template to be used in the development of new renewable energy installations.

A&O Shearman

A&O Shearman's Warsaw-based energy group sits within the firm's broader global projects, energy, natural resources, infrastructure group, and excels in assisting clients with issues occuring throughout the entire lifecycle of energy projects, from planning and construction, to financing and sale. Oil and gas, as well as renewables such as solar, wind, hydrogen, and nuclear projects, are at the cornerstone of the practice’s offering, with the team’s reputation upheld by the stature of its client base, which includes some of the world’s largest oil companies and asset managers. Kamil Jankielewicz helms the practice, boasting experience in regulatory, financing, and M&A matters, and specialising in the renewable and low-carbon sectors. Tomasz Kawczyński is a key port of call for complex financings involving commercial and development banks, as well as institutional investors.

Practice head(s):

Kamil Jankielewicz

Other key lawyers:

Tomasz Kawczyński

Key clients

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company


DIF Capital Partners

Allianz Capital Partners

AIP Management

Norges Bank Investment Management




Aramco Fuel Poland

Rafineria Gdańska


Work highlights

  • Advised the Saudi Arabian Oil Company on its investment in Poland’s refining, wholesale, and jet fuel marketing segments through a number of acquisitions from Polish oil refiner and fuel retailer PKN Orlen following its planned merger with Grupa Lotos.
  • Advised OX2 on the construction and sale of a wind farm and solar farm in Poland by its affiliate to Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group.
  • Advised Allianz Capital Partners, AIP Management and Norges Bank Investment Management on the acquisition of 49.9% of the shares in the planned 960MW offshore wind farm He Dreiht from EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG.

BSJP bnt Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson Zamorska Sp.k.

With its focus on renewable energy, the team at BSJP bnt Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson Zamorska Sp.k. is a key point of call for foreign and domestic investors seeking advice on the acquisition, development, and financing of their wind, photovoltaic, and biogas projects. The practice is also well versed in advising on other energy sub-sectors, including oils, fuels, utilities and waste management. Dominik Sołtysiak stands at the helm of the practice, regularly assisting with the acquisition and sales of renewable projects, as well as advising on regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Dominika Sołtysiak

Key clients

ABO Wind GmbH

Clearvise AG [ABO:GR]

Enery Development GmbH

European Energy A/S

Lasuno sp. z o.o.


Sabowind GmbH

Siłownie Wiatrowe Development sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advised German renewables company IPP Clearvise on the acquisition of a 52MW wind farm project in Poland as part of its multi-country wind power plant investment.
  • Advised Austrian renewables company IPP Enery on its entry into the Polish energy market through the acquisition of its inaugural 65MW solar project.
  • Advised Polish RES developer Lasuno on establishing a joint venture with KGAL ESPF 5 to develop renewable energy projects in Poland of up to 350MW.

Kozłowski Tomasik Oszczak sp.k.

The energy and industrials team at Kozłowski Tomasik Oszczak sp.k. is a key resource for energy companies, developers, and operators seeking advice on matters related to conventional energy, renewables, and the oil and gas sectors. Recently, the team has been actively involved in advising on energy transition matters, such as the development of wind, nuclear, and photovoltaic projects. The team is led by founding partner Zbigniew Kozłowski, who is supported by Miłosz Tomasik and Marcin Oszczak.

Practice head(s):

Zbigniew Kozłowski

Other key lawyers:

Miłosz Tomasik; Marcin Oszczak

Key clients

Orlen Synthos Green Energy

PGE Baltica

Veolia Energia Polska

Columbus Energy

EDF Renewables

Veolia Energia Łódź

ENEA Wytwarzanie

Veolia Wschód

Veolia Zachód

Work highlights

  • Advised Orlen Synthos Green Energy on regulatory and contractual issues in connection with the development of nuclear power plants based on SMR technology in Poland.
  • Advised PGE Baltica on the development of an offshore wind farm located in the Baltic Sea.
  • Advised Columbus Energy on vendor’s due diligence for over 101 PV farms in Poland.

NGL Legal

The energy and infrastructure practice at NGL Legal acts for clients from a range of sub-sectors, including renewables and gas. The practice's workload ranges from advising on regulatory matters and M&A transactions, to assisting with electricity distribution, generation and storage issues. Marek Grzywacz acts as the practice head, and is capably supported by Krzysztof Wiater, whose expertise spans the energy, aerospace, aviation, and defence sectors. Agnieszka Piskorska is also an active team member.

Practice head(s):

Marek Grzywacz

Other key lawyers:

Krzysztof Wiater; Agnieszka Piskorska


‘In my opinion, NGL’s main strength is its people – a team of professionals. The law firm employs specialists from various fields of law, which facilitates cooperation and allows many cases to be conducted in one law firm. The people with whom we have cooperated are distinguished by an individual approach and full commitment to our unusual cases.’

‘Our company mainly works with Marek Grzywacz and he is our greatest support. He is an incredibly committed and inventive person. Together with his team, he devises and implements a strategy in the ongoing process. Among the employees of our company he is a valued lawyer and endowed with great trust.’

‘We are working together with Marek Grzywacz from the energy and natural resources practice of NGL. I believe that clients will appreciate his engagement in cases and his availability.’

Key clients

EDP Comercial S.A.


Gaz-System S.A.

Grow Energy Management LDA

Hilti (Poland) sp. z o.o.

ILF Consulting Engineers Polska Sp. z o.o.

KGAL Investment Management GmbH & Co. KG

PEG WEST BUD sp. z o.o.

PGE Baltica sp. z o.o.

PGE Obrót S.A.

Orlen S.A.

Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo S.A. – PGNiG S.A. (currently part of Orlen S.A.)

SolarTechnik Development

Sun Contracting AG

Tauron Polska Energia S.A.

Tesla Poland sp. z o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advising Grow Energy Management LDA on the preparation, negotiation and execution of an agreement for PV installations in 2,000 Biedronka stores in Poland.
  • Advising Orlen S.A. on issues related to agreements with foreign entities, reporting obligations to energy regulatory authorities in other countries, and the operation of foreign energy infrastructure.
  • Advised TAURON Polska Energia S.A. on the acquisition of a wind farm consisting of 15 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 58.5MW.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright advises on a range of energy-related matters, including the development, construction and financing of power, renewable and gas projects, electricity trading, and restructuring of energy-related financings. Its client roster consists of international and domestic utility and energy companies, sponsors, project developers and banks. The team is led by Tomasz Rogalski.

Practice head(s):

Tomasz Rogalski

Other key lawyers:

Cezary Zawiślak; Igor Kondratowicz


‘Vey committed team and able to meet tight deadlines; they are keen to look for solutions if there is a deadlock and leverage their experience to do so.’

‘Tomasz Rogalski is an exceptionally talented negotiator and a very friendly person.’

‘High availability and knowledge of the market and its participants. Always good advice.’

‘Very available and knowledgeable – Tomasz Rogalski and Igor Kondratowicz.’

‘Strong team in Poland.’

Key clients

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna


Bank Polska Kasa Opieki

Enel Green Power

Niam Infrastructure

European Investment Group

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Eiffel Investment Group


Aquila Capital Management

Allianz Capital Partners

DNB Bank Polska


Santander Bank Polska

BNP Paribas Bank Polska

SUSI Partners

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China – Polish Branch

Igneo Infrastructure Partners

Goldbeck Solar

PKO Bank Polski


Sienna Private Credit


Luneos Green Energy

Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego

PM Green Capital

ING Bank Śląski

RGreen Invest SAS

DL Invest Group SA

Emeren Austria GmbH

Energa Green Development

PFR Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamknięty Aktywów Niepublicznych

Bank Ochrony Środowiska


Lightsource BP

Work highlights

  • Advising PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A on the financing of the construction of the 1.045MW Baltica-3 offshore wind farm and the 1498MW Baltica-2 offshore wind farm in Poland.
  • Advised a consortium of banks comprising ING Bank Śląski, PKO Bank Polski and mBank on the €163m senior secured financing for the construction of the Kleczew Solar & Wind project, which includes a 193MWp PV plant and an up to 19.2MW wind farm located in the Kleczew commune.
  • Advised Lightsource BP on sale of a 130MWp PV installation.

Octo Legal

The energy team at Octo Legal leverages its ‘strong regulatory background and commercial awareness‘ when assisting clients in the electricity and gas markets, advising on matters related to distribution, generation and storage of electricity, gas and LNG. Filip Opoka leads the team alongside Maciej Wesołowski; both lawyers have extensive experience in advising entities from the energy and gas sectors. Sylwia Przytulska is also a key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Maciej Wesołowski; Filip Opoka

Other key lawyers:

Sylwia Przytulska


‘Filip Opoka stands out for his high level of expertise in energy law. Large transactions with involvement in Germany and Poland are handled with a high level of commitment and speed, during which Filip is always available as a contact person. He has a high level of organisational talent, so that even complex transnational procedures can be implemented effectively.’

‘The practice is unique as it combines strong regulatory background and commercial awareness. Their understanding of energy matters and ability to translate this into digestible language is to be noted.’

‘The team has extensive experience in the energy field. They are distinguished by a high level of both legal and technical knowledge, which in the energy industry is a great asset, given the complexity of these matters. Knowledge, flexibility, good cooperation are the team’s strengths.’

Key clients

DKV Euro Service

Operator Gazociągów Przesyłowych Gaz-System

Elektrownia Wiatrowa Baltica 2 (SPV held by PGE Baltica and Ørsted)

Elektrownia Wiatrowa Baltica 3 (SPV held by PGE Baltica and Ørsted)

Orlen S.A.

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna

EY (Ernst & Young)

Polskie Stowarzyszenie Paliw Alternatywnych (Polish Association of Alternative Fuels)

PKP Energetyka/ PGE Energetyka Kolejowa

Greenvolt Power Poland

Projekt-SolarTechnik Development

PGE Energia Odnawialna

Claritas Polska

Polenergia Fotowoltaika

Polish Wind Energy AssoA.ciation


Rafineria Gdańska Sp. z o.o.

PGE Invest

Orlen energia

Decora S.A.

Work highlights

  • Advised Elektrownia Wiatrowa Baltica 2 and Elektrownia Wiatrowa Baltica 3 on obtaining investment approval for an offshore wind farm from the President of the Energy Regulatory Office and the European Commission.
  • Advising the Polish Association of Alternative Fuels on a legislative ammendment to the Act on Electromobility and Alternative Fuels.
  • Advising Ceres Management Services on the preparation of agreements with the owners of neighbouring properties.

Rödl & Partner

Foreign enterprises expanding their activities into Poland, as well as domestic family-owned businesses, instruct the renewable energy team at Rödl & Partner for advice related to due diligence, investment processes, taxation, grants and subsidies for wind and photovoltaic projects. Gdańsk-based Piotr Mrowiec leads the team, aided by Jagna Bronk and Jakub Wajs.

Practice head(s):

Piotr Mrowiec

Other key lawyers:

Jagna Bronk; Jakub Wajs

Key clients

SUNfarming Polska sp. z o.o.

FuturaSun S.R.L.

Goldbeck Solar GmbH

Work highlights

  • Assisted FuturaSun S.R.L. with the conclusion of a contract for the development of 100MW of PV projects.
  • Advised SUNfarming Polska on the restructuring of the bridge financing which the client obtained in 2021 from a major investment fund which finances the development of renewable energy.
  • Drafted a comprehensive review of legal and tax conditions for the production and export of biomethane.

SMM Legal

The energy and natural resources team at SMM Legal leverages its expertise in the regulated energy market to advise on matters related to energy transitions, renewables and investments, including merger and tender offers. Its client roster includes electricity suppliers, energy traders and petroleum companies. The practice is co-led by Paweł Łącki, who specialises in matters related to trade, generation and distribution in the energy sector, and Michał Tarka, an expert in renewable energy sources.

Practice head(s):

Paweł Łącki; Michał Tarka

Key clients

Energa – Obrót S.A.

Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie

Veolia Energia Polska S.A.

Wavin Polska S.A.



Centrum Łukasiewicz

Seed Capital sp. z o.o.

Polska Organizacja Biometanu/ Polish Biomethane Organisation

OX2 sp. z o.o.

National Centre for Research and Development

Work highlights

  • Advising Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie sp. z o.o. on its energy transition.
  • Representing Energa – Obrót S.A. in 22 disputes with companies from the RES sector.
  • Advising Veolia Energia Polska S.A. on its energy transition.

Squire Patton Boggs Krześniak sp.k.

The team at Squire Patton Boggs Krześniak sp.k. specialises in the renewable energy sector, advising on matters related to wind and photovoltaic project development, contractual and power purchase agreements, and hydrocarbons. It also supports clients with dispute resolution, including litigations and arbitrations relating to long-term offtake contracts and wind farm construction. Key contacts include Eligiusz Krzesniak, who advises on all aspects of the development, acquisition, disposal,and funding of energy assets, and Paweł Magierowski, who is praised by clients for his knowledge of renewables, conventional, low-carbon, nuclear and thermal power matters.

Practice head(s):

Eligiusz Krześniak; Paweł Magierowski


‘Good knowledge of the sector, our business and our company, close to the internal team and able to cover a large range of matters.’

‘Eligiusz Krześniak: very commercially orientated, versatile and always available.’

‘Paweł Magierowski: good knowledge of the sector and the business, good availability, close to the business and always ready to help.’

‘The lawyers working in this law firm understand the client’s business, goals, needs and always adjust their legal strategy to the current situation. The team is very responsive.’

‘I value the following qualities: responsiveness, strategic thinking to achieve the goals, engagement in the cases .’

‘Current, comprehensive, and commercial along with the ability to consider aspects and repercussions beyond the litigation itself.’

‘The team is able to work efficiently, is responsive and demonstrates the ability to adapt to unfolding and new challenges.’

‘Eligiusz Krześniak – deep knowledge of the governing law, thinks commercially and strategically, ability to articulate arguments and reasoning to non-legal professionals in a manner that improves consideration of the bigger picture.’

Key clients


Enerco/Invenergy LLC

MPF Foundation

Wircon GmbH

Bauer Publishing House


Amcor Group

Helios Aragón Pte Ltd. / Helios Poland

Work highlights

  • Advised ACCIONA Energy on several wind and PV acquisitions.
  • Advising Invenergy on corporate and contractual restructuring matters related to wind farm projects.

Wolf Theiss

The energy and natural resources team at Wolf Theiss has recently been bolstered by the arrival of Igor Muszyński from SSW; he focuses on all aspects of energy projects, providing transactional advice across a spectrum of sub-sectors with a particular focus on conventional and renewable energy, including offshore wind projects. The team, which ‘not only handles complex energy-related matters but also effectively acts in disputes’, frequently collaborates with the firm’s corporate and M&A practice to deliver ‘innovative solutions’ to clients from the electricity, natural gas, heat supply and mining industries.

Practice head(s):

Igor Muszyński


‘I am extremely impressed with the energy team’s ability to not only handle complex energy-related matters but also effectively act in disputes. Their expertise and dedication have been instrumental in resolving issues efficiently.’

‘I appreciate their commitment to finding innovative solutions and their responsive communication throughout the process. It’s clear that this team goes above and beyond to deliver expected results.’

‘Igor Muszyński is not only one of the most experienced energy sector lawyers in Poland, but also a business-savvy professional with broad in-depth knowledge of the energy market and its legal environment. He provides clear and pragmatic advice, making him a pleasure to work with in both legal and business contexts.’