Joanna specialises in projects combining environmental law, energy law, spatial planning and investment regulations. She advises entities from the energy and industry sector on waste management, including municipal waste, trading greenhouse gas emission allowances, implementing energy investments, including by constructing RES and Waste to Energy facilities, as well as implementing a closed loop economy. She also helps investors to obtain environmental decisions, decisions on development conditions, construction permits, integrated permits, permits for waste collection and processing, water permits, and decisions required for offshore investments. She participates in legal due diligence projects and advises on transactions to acquire industrial plants, with particular focus on waste treatment facilities, and wind and photovoltaic farms. She has advised leaders in the energy and upstream sectors on strategic reorganisations.

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Education

  • Postgraduate studies, Academy of Companies, SGH Warsaw School of Economics
  • Postgraduate studies in Construction and Investment Process for Lawyers, Lazarski University
  • Master’s degree in Law, University of Warsaw

Languages

  • English

Selected projects

  • Advising PGNiG on its merger with Orlen regarding the transfer and continuity of the company’s upstream operations
  • Advising a leader in the waste industry in Poland on acquiring an installation to produce alternative fuels from waste
  • Advising a leader in the waste industry in Poland on obtaining an environmental decision for a thermal waste conversion facility
  • Conducting a DD analysis of 16 CHP plants and providing transactional advice to Remondis on the acquisition of SFW Energia
  • Advising a company developing one of Poland’s first offshore wind farms on regulatory requirements to construct equipment for power output from turbines
  • Providing day-to-day advice to a Polish developer on the construction of photovoltaic farms, including helping to obtain location decisions, environmental decisions and construction permits