Energy law

We  provide comprehensive legal services  on behalf of energy companies as well as entities planning to undertake activity in the energy sector. We also provide legal advice to  consumers of fuel and energy. Our legal team works on all issues associated with energy law, including law governing the activities of the electrical power subsector, the gas industry, the heating industry and the liquid fuels industry. We advise all kinds of businesses associated with the energy sector, including those engaged in energy production, energy distribution, storage and marketing.

 

Our legal work in the field of energy law  includes all aspects of regulation, (concessions, tariffs,  reporting obligations to the regulatory body, access to networks, connecting to networks, unbundling, acquiring certificates of origin and cogeneration certificates of origin), as well as  matters connected with the assets necessary to run an energy enterprise (in particular problems of ownership of network infrastructure). We also deal with the contractual issues which arise in connection with energy supply, including complex contracts.

 

When advising companies from the liquid fuel sector, we are especially experienced in the fields of quality control of fuels and biofuels, including problems associated with meeting the National Index Target, holding on to obligatory reserves of oil or other fuels, tankless storage of oil and other liquid fuels in the rock mass, adaptation of fuel terminals to changing regulations and adapting fuel stations to construction and environmental requirements.

 

Our legal expertise in the field of energy law includes also environmental concerns, both at the early stages of the investment  process and at the later stages of use of energy installations. We are also experienced in interpreting and applying the relevant construction requirements for energy facilities and assisting in legal matters associated with technical inspections.

 

Our wide knowledge of the energy sector, its participants and the details of their activities make us  capable advisors in the most complex issues connected with this industry. We provide services to leading electro energy, fuel, and gas enterprises. We have also advised the Office of Energy Regulation and the Ministry of the Economy. Our experiences team of experts is led by partner Mariusz Rypina, and Professor Wierzbowski , former advisor to the president of URE (Energy Regulatory Authority), also takes active part in work in this field.