Joanna specialises in administrative proceedings regarding concessions for exploring, prospecting or extracting mineral deposits, including energy minerals. She advises leading clients in the mining industry on issues concerning the State Treasury’s mining property rights, agreements to establish mining usufructs, geological information, geological documentation and environmental decisions. She has experience of working in state administrative bodies which deal with geological and mining law and in one of the largest companies operating in the oil & gas sector in Poland. She has been responsible for issuing administrative decisions and for representing governmental bodies in numerous administrative and court proceedings. Joanna is also an expert in environmental law, construction law (inc. construction investments), water law and in obtaining various administrative permits. She also advises on mergers and acquisitions, especially as regards due diligence analyses.

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  • Master’s degree in Law, University of Silesia in Katowice


  • English
  • Italian

Selected projects

  • Advising PGNiG on its merger with Orlen and the impact on its domestic Upstream business. Advising on geological and mining activities and on environmental, regulatory and real estate issues
  • Advising a Canadian company operating in Poland on obtaining and implementing concessions to explore and prospect metals. Representing the company before the Minister of the Climate and Environment in matters concerning concessions it held
  • Advising one of the largest companies operating in Poland in the oil & gas sector on environmental issues related to its concessions and upstream activities
  • Advising ZGH Bolesław, including by analysing solutions related to decommissioning zinc and lead mines, with particular emphasis on geological-mining and water-law issues
  • Advising one of Poland’s leading energy companies on zoning regulations, including the possibility for an offshore wind farm’s connection infrastructure to pass through the Baltic Sea