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12 January 20232 minute read

Oskar Waluśkiewicz expands DLA Piper's energy practice in Poland

In response to the dynamic growth of the energy sector, DLA Piper is strengthening its team. Oskar Waluśkiewicz has been appointed head of the energy practice and a new partner in the Warsaw office.

Oskar Waluśkiewicz has been supporting clients in transactions, investments and regulatory matters in the energy sector for over 17 years. This advice ranges from large, complex projects to ongoing legal assistance. Oskar Waluśkiewicz has also acted as an arbitrator in energy disputes and participated in legislative works on key regulations of the Polish energy market. For more than 12 years, he has been consistently recognised by renowned legal rankings such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000 as one of the leading energy specialists in Poland.

"I am excited to join DLA Piper at such a crucial time for the energy market in Poland and globally. We are witnessing an energy transition on an unprecedented scale. The growth of installed capacity in the renewable energy sector, the pace of emergence and implementation of new technologies is impressive. The projects and transactions completed to date with the support of DLA Piper's energy team confirm that we are the right legal advisor and trusted partner for the most demanding clients. I am delighted that we are joining forces and together will make our legal contribution to the development of the sector," comments Oskar Waluśkiewicz.

Jacek Giziński, co-managing partner of DLA Piper in Warsaw, said: "Oskar's appointment is a key element of our growth strategy in response to the development of the energy sector in Poland and the CEE region. Oskar brings a wealth of experience, particularly in the areas of renewable energy, nuclear, as well as district heating and oil&gas. Under his leadership, our energy practice will be even more responsive to the needs of our clients."