Mateusz Zawistowski

Associate, Warsaw



Mateusz Zawistowski focuses on Polish and EU law, in particular with respect to energy, public and private partnerships, and state aid law as well as related regulatory issues and banking and civil law.

Mateusz Zawistowski has participated in many projects involving the construction and financing of energy and infrastructure.

Currently, Mateusz Zawistowski is preparing a PhD thesis on state aid in PPP projects under the supervision of prof. dr hab. Bartłomiej Nowak.

Master of Law
Department of Law and Administration
Warsaw University


A consortium of financial institutions: representation of a consortium of Polish and international financial institutions in connection with PLN 5 billion financing of the Polimery Police project carried out by Grupa Azoty, consisting of a propane dehydrogenation installation (PDH installation), a polypropylene production installation (PP installation) and an auxiliary installation including storage terminal and logistics and shipment area. It is one of the largest projects ever implemented under the project finance formula in Poland.

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.: representation of Poland's biggest power producer on its PLN 4.51 billion (approximately US$1.2 billion) acquisition of the EDF Group's assets in Poland.

Bank Pekao S.A.: representation of the bank in connection with financing of a public-private partnership project concerning the redevelopment and maintenance of student dormitories of the Jagiellonian University Medical College in Cracow, Poland. This transaction represents the first PPP student housing project in Poland.

Bank Pekao S.A.: representation of Bank Pekao S.A. in connection with the PLN 61 million financing of the construction of a modern fly ash separation plant in Warsaw at the Siekierki cogeneration plant.

Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego: representation of Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego in connection with the US$42,5 million and PLN 90 million financing of the development of an oil field in the Baltic Sea by LOTOS Petrobaltic S.A. The project was the first transaction co-financed by Polskie Inwestycje Rozwojowe S.A., a company established under the Polish Investments Programme.

A major bank: advising a bank with respect to financing the development of a river terminal.

Neste: ongoing advice to Neste in connection with regulatory matters related to the sale of biofuel on the Polish market as well as participation in the legislative process.

Engie (GDF Suez): ongoing advice to Engie (GDF Suez), a global leader in energy and natural resources production and distribution, on the regulatory aspects of its gas operations and trade in Poland and representation before the Polish regulatory authorities.

A geoscience company, providing solutions to the oil & gas industry: ongoing advice with respect to the Polish regulations and representation before the Polish regulatory authorities.

SAM S.A. (Atlantia Group): ongoing advice to motorway concessionaire SAM S.A. (Atlantia Group) in relation to  operating a motorway, performance of a concession agreement and related regulatory matters.

Major Polish energy companies: legal advice in connection with several strategic projects lead by worldwide management consulting firms, in particular related to the oil & gas industry, public procurement issues and energy market regulations.