Piotr Ciołkowski is an attorney-at-law and a partner in the Energy and Projects Department at CMS Poland. He manages the Regulatory team which operates within the Department.
He specialises in advising on regulatory issues in the energy and climate change sector. He represents Polish and foreign companies that operate in the sector on matters related to commencing and pursuing activities on the Polish market. His experience includes legal advice in connection with obtaining licences and tariffs as well as on how to structure activities. In particular, he has been involved in unbundling processes, the creation of trade models and legislative work.
Piotr also advises on trade in oil, gas and energy. He has prepared and negotiated sales contracts for electricity, fuel and certificates. He has also participated in M&A transactions in the energy sector, including the acquisition of one of the largest distribution companies and the acquisition of wind farms. He took part in the acquisition of a network of petrol stations, as well as the acquisition of a rail terminal.
Piotr’s experience includes representing clients in administrative proceedings and in litigation, particularly with the President of the Energy Regulatory Office.