Environmental protection law

We offer advisory services and represent our Clients in proceedings in cases concerning environmental protection based on Polish and EU law.

We specialise in, inter alia, legal analyses conducted in respect of M&A, including compliance with obligations arising from environmental protection law, specifically regarding the verification of applicable environmental permits. We support permit obtainment processes regarding all kinds and types of environmental permits.

We advise in regard to environmental impact assessment procedures, including administrative proceedings concerning the construction and operation of installations. We identify legal risks concerning environmental impact of a given business activity, including responsibility of enterprises for environmental damages, environmental pollution and other  related damages.

We advise entities emitting greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, specifically including CO2, regarding obtainment, change and updating of permits under the emission trading system (in relation to obtainment of legal title to installations), as well as support transactions concerning sale and acquisition of rights to GHGs emissions (EUA, CER and EUR units) and sustainable development introduction projects.

We advise airline operators conducting business operations regarding the imposition of obligation of participation in the EU GHGs emission trading.

We also handle formal issues concerning conducting geological studies and mining of resources, as well as advise our Clients in regard to waste disposal policies and procedures.


Andrzej Zwara

Attorney, Senior Partner


Grzegorz Flisiak

Legal Counsel, Senior Partner


Głuchowski Siemiątkowski Zwara – ADWOKACI I RADCOWIE PRAWNI