Construction law and investment process

Since 2014

We have provided legal assistance to a Treasury organisational unit in relation to hydro engineering works (construction and repairs to shoreline armouring structures) with a value of almost PLN 20 million (The Red Book of FIDC). Our consultancy services include a consulting engineer contract. The project is co-financed from EU funds.

Since 2014

We have helped a local government unit to pursue guarantee and warranty claims connected with a swimming pool where the value of the project exceeds PLN 50 million (The Red Book of FIDC).

Since 2014

We have provided legal advice to one of the leading construction companies in Poland and Europe, in the tender process for a hydro engineering contract (flood defence structures) in southern Poland.

The value of the contract is greater than PLN 800 million; the project is co-financed by the World Bank.

2013-2014

We provided legal advice to a local government unit in relation to the upgrading and construction of an integrated public transport system.

The project included, amongst others, the restoration of the tramway system (construction of the lines), the delivery of trams, the construction of an integrated traffic surveillance system, the construction and conversion of roads, design services, consulting engineer services, promoting and other activities.

The value of the contract is considerably in excess of PLN 350 million. The project is co-financed from EU funds.

In addition to the preparation and ongoing legal supervision of the fulfilment of many contracts (including a contract based on the Yellow and Red Books of FIDIC), the services provided by our Law Firm included counselling on how to terminate the Contract with the previous contractor and assert claims related with this.

2012

W provided legal advice to a Treasury organisational unit in relation to the purchase of a complex of buildings for the purposes associated with the principal activity of this unit, with a value of > PLN 150 million.

2009-2014

W provided legal advice to a Treasury organisational unit in relation to the preparation and completion of a project involving the construction of an integrated maritime traffic surveillance system.

The value of the project was greater than PLN 70 million. The project The project is subsidised by the EU.

The project, amongst others, included the construction of a network of radar stations, hydro-meteo stations, point to point radio links, a DGPS station, a radio system, a distributed information system, and other systems. The contract also included supervision by a consulting engineer and promotion activities.

The project was completed under a rarely used Competitive Dialogue procedure.

2011-2014

We provided legal advice to a Treasury organisational unit in relation to the preparation and completion of a linear project –  the construction of a broadband fibre optic network, including the burying of a submarine cable.

The value of the project was greater than PLN 70 million. The project is subsidised by the EU.

2011-2014

We provided legal advice to a public company in relation to the preparation and construction of a waste disposal plant (a regional urban waste treatment installation).

This was a so called “large-size project” > Euro 50 million, co-financed from EU funds. Any contracts in relation to this project were according to the Yellow Book of FIDIC.

This project was a greenfield operation involving the construction of the urban waste disposal plant utilising innovative waste treatment technologies. Part of our services included giving legal advice and dealing with various legal matters on a day-to-day basis as well as providing consultancy regarding thermal waste disposal performed by another company. Other contracts under the project included the constrauction of waste transfer stations and land remediation of closed waste dumps.

An agreement entered into between almost 40 administration districts, which were the members of the company,  was an interesting aspect of the project.

2011-2014

We provided legal services to a Treasury organisational unit in relation to a project associated with the conversion of the Martwa Wisła (Dead Vistula) waterway.

The project included five primary contracts and a contract with a consulting engineer. Contracts were signed in accordance with the Red Book of FIDIC. The total value of the project was greater than 160 million PLN.

The project was co-financed from EU funds.

The projects related to hydro engineering works and design services. The whole range of unexpected archaeological discoveries were made during the course of the work, which with the benefit of the legal institution of framework agreement did not affect the time of completion of the project.

2009-2011

We provided legal services to a Treasury organisational unit in relation to the preparation and completion of projects associated with the upgrading and conversion of the access infrastructure to ports.

The estimated value of the project was greater than PLN 70 million and the relevant contract was entered into in accordance with the Red Book of FIDIC.

The projects were co-financed from EU funds.