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Maria Kierska

Counsel, Warsaw

Maria Kierska focuses on renewable energy projects as well as dispute resolution before the common courts and arbitration tribunals in a broad range of civil and commercial matters.
Maria Kierska | Associate | Warsaw | DWF


Dr Maria Kierska is an advocate and a Counsel, a member of the Renewable Energy and Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Teams at DWF. Maria specialises in offshore, onshore wind and solar development and RES sector agreements (vPPA, PPA, DSA, BoP, TSA, O&M). She focuses on dispute resolution before the common courts concerning commercial, services, delivery and construction contracts (including FIDIC contracts), liability for damages, interim measures and enforcement proceedings, as well as contracts negotiations and commercial mediation. Maria also advises on transactional, regulatory and real estate aspects of renewable energy projects in Poland.


  • Advocate - The Warsaw Bar Association


  • The Legal 500 2023 – EMEA – Energy and Natural Resources – Recommended Lawyer (Tier 2)

Recent Cases

  • Negotiating and drafting various commercial contracts, including PPA (long term, physical and virtual), BoP, TSA, O&M, DSA, EPC, asset management contracts for clients from the renewable energy, transport and construction sectors
  • Representing companies from the renewable energy sector in a number od civil law disputes with service providers, offtakers, local authorities, as well as in tort and land rights claims
  • Advising clients from the onshore and offshore wind, and PV sector on the regulatory, CfD, electricity price cap and project development issues 
  • Representing construction companies in disputes arising out of a construction contracts concerning contractual penalties, damages, payment for additional works, as well as in accompanying proceedings for interim measures of protection
  • Due diligence of various onshore wind and PV projects
  • Representing a client from the film industry in an international dispute regarding a licence agreement
  • Advising a client from the housing and development sector in a dispute with the local authorities regarding an investment process
  • Advising clients from the construction and renewable energy sectors on the early stages of conflict management, including disputes involving multi-tier dispute resolution mechanisms