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Olga Wiśniewska - Pietrzak, LL.M.

Associate
+48226534302
Fax +48.22.653.4250
Olga Wiśniewska - Pietrzak is an Associate in the Warsaw office of K&L Gates and a member of the Innovative Energy and Environment Protection Team. Olga specializes in issues related to regulation of energy and renewables energy sources, as well as in the administrative and court-administrative proceedings in cases involving construction law, environmental law and spatial planning law. Olga advises energy companies at every stage of the investment process, particularly with regard to the implementation of investments in renewable energy.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member, Postgraduate Law Society at Queen Mary University of London
  • Member, Energetics and Law Society at the University of Warsaw

Additional Information

  • Certificate, Centre for American Law Studies at the University of Warsaw and the Florida State University, 2012
  • Advising wind farm investors in administrative and court-administrative proceedings concerning construction permits, environmental decisions and zoning permits.
  • Advising clients in extraordinary administrative proceedings, including expiration of an administrative decision and declaration of invalidity of an administrative decision.
  • Advising Polish and foreign investors on legal issues with regard to their PV business in Poland.
  • Consultancy for a wind farm investor in Poland in terms of the permit for the location of wind farms at sea.
  • Experience in due diligence of wind farm projects and photovoltaic farm projects.
  • Advising on concession procedures, including obtaining a license for the production of energy from renewable energy sources.
  • Advising in investment arbitration under the Energy Charter Treaty and bilateral investment treaties (BITs) with respect to energy sector investments.
  • Advising in the filed of the Renewable Energy Act, including preparation of a number of legal opinions and draft legislation for industry organizations.