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Paweł Piotrowski

Public Private Partnership

Advising Barwa Real Estate on a PPP project to design, build, finance, and maintain 8 public schools. This project is the first package of the Qatar Schools PPP Development Programme, under which the country plans to develop 45 schools through PPP. It is also the very first PPP in the State of Qatar that reached commercial close outside of the power and water sector.
Advising a major construction company and a real estate developer at the tender and post-tender stage for the West Bay and Doha Central Car Parking PPP project and for a major construction company at the tender stage for the Qatari Schools PPP – Package 2 project.
Advising a consortium of IL&FS Transportation Networks (ITNL) and Next Generation Parking (NGP) on the development of a multi-level car parking project in the Middle East by drafting and negotiating the PPP agreement for the construction and operation of an automated car-park and retail facility for local courts. This was the first PPP project concluded under the new Dubai PPP law.
Advising the Qatar Foundation legal and technical teams on structuring and drafting relevant agreements for the concession project concerning various sports facilities to be developed by the private partner in the Education City development in Doha.
Advising a specialist port consultant to the national steering committee charged with developing a greenfield port in Qatar. We drafted a long-term operational concession contract (with ancillary documents) and prepared tender documentation for O&M services concerning the USD450m+ newly built strategic food reserve facility within the New Hamad Port in Qatar.
Advising a public sector client in connection with the delivery of several worker accommodation facilities across Qatar on a PPP and/or BOT delivery method.
Advising German project company on approximately €200 million PPP waste and environment project encompassing financing, construction and maintenance of the regional incineration plant in Gdańsk, Poland.
Advising German project company on a approximately €170 million pathfinder PPP waste and environment project encompassing financing, construction and maintenance of the regional incineration plant in Poznań, Poland.
Advising European Investment Bank on a PPP project for the construction and operation of a section of the A1 toll motorway (Stryków – Pyrzowice).
Advising European Investment Bank on a concession project for the construction and operation of a section of the A2 toll motorway (Nowy Tomyśl – Świecko).
Advising a private investor participating in the PPP proceedings for the selection of a private partner to build and maintain a water park in Katowice, Poland.
Advising European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on financing of concession project concerning construction and maintenance of a car park in Wrocław, Poland (this was the first concession project in a car park sector implemented under the new concession law in Poland that reached the financial close).
Advising a consortium of bidders on a concession project concerning construction and maintenance of an underground car park in Cracow, Poland.

EPC and Non-contentious Matters

Advising Indonesian state-owned mining company PT ANTAM (Persero) Tbk on a US$254 million turnkey engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the Haltim Ferronickel Plant Development Project with Wijaya Karya and Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Advising the Qatar Free Zones Authority in relation to various contracts (including Master Technical Services Agreement and O&M contracts) and regulations for setting up and development of the US$3 billion free zones project.
Advising Public Works Authority (Ashghal) in connection with Ashghal’s preparation of an entire suite of contracts (circa 30 contracts) in support of the Ashghal’s delivery of various infrastructure and other projects included in its five-year $US70 billion construction program.
Advising American electronic commerce and cloud computing company on their standard construction contract, design services agreement and other services agreements to be used in connection with their development projects in the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Advising group of lenders on €500 million+ project financing concerning extension of oil refinery facilities in northern Poland.
Advising the second-largest producer of a hard coal in Poland on a long-term project contracts, including sale of a coal mine methane, with a value of €150 million+.
Advising Polish sovereign wealth fund on project financing for oil rig platform.
Advising major Spanish energy plant developer on construction of power plant in southern Poland.
Advising sponsors in connection with the construction of the only liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Poland.
Advising the biggest brown coal mine operator in Europe in connection with a CCS project.
Advising the biggest Polish energy company in relation to construction of 858 MW coal-fired plant in Bełchatów, Poland.
Advising contract engineer in relation to claims under the construction contract for the 460 MW coal-fired plant in Łagisza, Poland.

Public Procurement and Major Tenders

Advising French and Japanese utility companies during tender for Ashghal Catchment Zone Framework project concerning long-term, comprehensive operation and maintenance (O&M) of Qatar’s water and sewage network; drafting and negotiating construction subcontracts and assisting on corporate matters.
Advising a European shipbuilding company on its biggest tender in Qatar covering various maintenance services of military facilities in Qatar (air, naval and other bases).
Advising a leading catering services company in relation to a tender for a design-build-operate-transfer project led by the Qatari Ministry of Defense.

Waste, Water and Sewage

Advising German project company on approximately €200 million PPP waste and environment project encompassing financing, construction and maintenance of the regional incineration plant in Gdańsk, Poland.
Advising German project company on a approximately €170 million pathfinder PPP waste and environment project encompassing financing, construction and maintenance of the regional incineration plant in Poznań, Poland.
Advising major Belgium waste incineration plant developer in public procurement proceedings (design and build procurement concerning incineration plant in Konin, Poland).
Advising the UK investor active in the waste to energy sector on acquisitions of five biogas plants (greenfield investment).
Advising the UK investor active in the waste to energy sector in relation to landfill biogas exploitation projects (nine landfills).
Advising municipal water company in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on the acquisition of a stormwater collection system from a shareholder.
Advising municipal water company in Bydgoszcz, Poland, in connection with a project to develop a stormwater drainage distribution system.

Bus, Rail and Metro

Advising Mowasalat in relation to bus transportation services solution with respect to FIFA World Cup 2022.
Advising a government entity on a US$500 million bus rapid transit (BRT) project in Peshawar, Pakistan, to be financed by the Asian Development Bank.
Advising a government entity on a US$200 million BRT project in Karachi, Pakistan, to be financed by the Asian Development Bank.
Advising major Japanese investor on project encompassing financing and construction of an intermodal rail terminal in Swarzędz, Poland.
Advising one of the members of the winning consortium in the procurement proceedings for construction of the second underground line in Warsaw, Poland.

Hotels and Retail

Advising a government entity on a confidential project in the hospitality sector involving ultra-luxurious hotel to be developed in a prime location in the West Bay area, Doha.
Advising a strategic joint venture partner (an ultra-high-net-worth-individual) to a sovereign wealth fund in the Qatar-based project involving two luxurious hospitality developments.
Advising a major real estate developer in relation to a 160-hectare mixed-use development located in north Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Advising Qatar First Bank (QFB) on their acquisition of the Lulu Hypermarket building in Messila from Qatar Insurance Company and Qatar Insurance Company Real Estate. This was a landmark transaction as QFB’s first step towards establishing a strong local presence in the Qatari Market.

Ports

Advising a major Qatari terminal operating company with respect to proposed acquisition of a river port in Colombia.
Advising an Australian investment fund company on the extension of a deepwater sea container terminal in Gdańsk (public procurement, construction, project agreements and bankability issues) - the project has been awarded European Ports Deal of the Year 2014 by Infrastructure Journal and Project Finance Magazine.

Car Parks

Advising European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on financing of concession project concerning construction and maintenance of a car park in Wrocław, Poland (this was the first concession project in a car park sector implemented under the new concession law in Poland that reached the financial close).
Advising a consortium of bidders on a concession project concerning construction and maintenance of an underground car park in Cracow, Poland.

Sports and Leisure Facilities

Advising a private investor participating in the PPP proceedings for the selection of a private partner to build and maintain a water park in Katowice, Poland.
Advising the Polish Ministry of Sport on the due diligence of the construction contract for the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland.
Advising the Polish Ministry of Treasury on the legal structure of the public-private investment in public and commercial buildings which were supposed to accompany the new National Stadium in Warsaw.

Motorways and Roads

Advising European Investment Bank on a concession project for the construction and operation of a section of the A2 toll motorway (Nowy Tomyśl – Świecko).
Advising European Investment Bank on a PPP project for the construction and operation of a section of the A1 toll motorway (Stryków – Pyrzowice).
Advising major Spanish construction company in connection with the construction of the Northern Bridge in Warsaw, Poland.
Advising major Spanish construction company on claim management concerning construction of various sections of A4 and A1 motorways in Poland.

Airports

Advising project company in connection with the financing of development of an advising project company in connection with the financing of development of an airport in Katowice-Pyrzowice, Poland.
Advising French investor on the preparation of the legal structure of a public-private investment consisting in the construction of a new passenger terminal for the international airport in Wrocław, Poland.

Health Care

Advising a major German company on the financing of radiotherapy centres to be developed by special purpose vehicle set up by a private equity investor.

Contentious Matters

Advising a major construction company at the pre-arbitration stage of their dispute with one of the biggest banks in the UAE which (as a part of a bank syndicate) extended financing to fund various real estate and hotel developments in the region.
Advising project sponsor on pre-arbitration dispute and arbitration (ICC) dispute over termination of the development management contract in relation to a major development project in Qatar and for a private sector client in connection with the development of a US$2 billion mixed-use development in Qatar.
Advising a major U.S. provider of technical services on various construction issues in connection with an on-going litigation and arbitration proceedings over design of iconic bridges in Qatar.
Advising a public sector client on termination of the yacht management services agreement in relation to 14 superyachts docked in Monaco.
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