Mr Łukasz Petelski > Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski
CENTRUM JASNA
UL JASNA 14/16A
00-041 WARSAW
Poland

Work Department

Energy

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Łukasz Petelski is an attorney at law on the Public Sector & Energy team at Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski. As a leading specialist in energy law, he is responsible for implementing projects for companies in this sector.
Łukasz specializes in advising the energy industry. He also has significant experience in real estate and environmental law, and provides legal support for transactions financing energy-sector development projects.
He has a wealth of regulatory experience. He has participated in numerous proceedings before the president of the Energy Regulatory Office (URE), including tariff proceedings, concession proceedings, and proceedings related to connections to the power grid. He has negotiated and drafted key agreements for the power industry (such as PPA, CPA, O&M and EPC). He has drafted standard form contracts for delivery of power distribution services as well as comprehensive contracts. He has advised companies from the energy sector on conditions for participation in European energy exchanges, such as EPEX SPOT, EEX and PXE.
He is a strategic adviser to entities executing renewable energy projects. His experience includes involvement in detailed studies of photovoltaic projects with a total capacity exceeding 500 MW. He also advises entities developing wind-energy projects, having prepared numerous due diligence reports in this area. He has advised on several M&A transactions on the Polish energy market.
Łukasz’s energy practice also includes advising clients from the gas sector. He has conducted several negotiations of gas sales contracts, including shale gas.
He is a frequent lecturer at conferences and seminars on energy law, particularly renewables, and is the author of numerous publications on renewable energy sources.

Languages

Polish, English, French

Education

Łukasz graduated from law at the University of Bialystok. He earned a master’s degree in French law at Paris Dauphine University. He has also lectured on legal French at the University of Wrocław, Poland.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Energy and natural resources

At Eversheds Sutherland WierzbowskiMichał Drozdowicz heads the energy practice. The practice, which was established in 2019, has already developed a strong reputation for handling advisory matters for state bodies as well as those operating in the natural resources sector. An additional area of expertise is financial advice as it relates to the renewable energy market, testament to this was senior associate Łukasz Petelski‘s advice to mBank on a major debt financing transaction in the commercial solar industry.