Jakub Dabrowski

Jakub Dabrowski

Managing Associate, Warsaw

“I assist multinational clients in energy and infrastructure investment projects, focusing on their regulatory and environmental aspects. I have in-depth knowledge of these sectors, which makes me a trusted advisor who understands key drivers of successful transactions.” 

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Overview

Jakub is a Polish qualified lawyer (adwokat), managing associate in the Warsaw Energy & Infrastructure practice. He has extensive experience in advising clients on energy and infrastructure matters in the road, rail, mining and RES sectors. Jakub’s focus is on the regulatory and environmental aspects of RES projects and transactions in the sector. For a number of years, he worked directly with Ørsted on a wide spectrum of matters relating to onshore and offshore wind farm projects. Seconded to Ørsted in 2011-2012, Jakub worked closely with the company on matters which included exploring the feasibility of offshore projects in Poland, as well as various regulatory, environmental and transaction matters in relation to onshore wind projects.

Work highlights

Jakub has led on many major energy and infrastructure projects. Recent highlights include advising:

  • Mirova on the acquisition of shares of a Polish holding company dedicated to a 132MW portfolio of three wind projects and associated interconnection infrastructure located in Poland
  • a Polish toll motorway concessionaire and its key sponsors: advising on the PPP investment in Poland with respect to a number of contentious and non-contentious concession-related issues, as well as financing (on the non-recourse terms).
  • EBRD on the financing of the portfolio consisting of three solar farms and five onshore wind farms (incl. two operating projects and three greenfield projects).
  • a mining exploration company on the regulatory, contentious and corporate issues in connection with the largest greenfield project in Poland.
  • Ignitis and Pomerania on legal aspects of the development process of one of the largest onshore wind farms in Poland.
  • EBRD on the financing of the portfolio consisting of three solar farms and five onshore wind farms (incl. two operating projects and three greenfield projects).
  • Iberdrola Renovables on its potential joint venture in relation to several offshore wind farm projects, including legal due diligence, SPA/SHA drafting and regulatory matters.
 

Professional experience

Jakub joined Linklaters in 2007. Legal counsel at Ørsted in 2011-2012 (on secondment from Linklaters)

Education and qualifications

Jakub studied law at the University of Warsaw and at the University of Cardiff.

He speaks Polish and English.