348 | 2017 | The Leading Law Firms
representation of clients in proceedings before the Office for the Protection of Competition or courts as well as training and methodology in the field of public procurement We provide support in the field of electronic tender procedures and central purchasing.
Concessions, PPP Projects As a result of our long-term experience and experti-
se, we are able to provide the most extensive legal support to the contracting entities Our legal support related to concessions and PPP projects particularly includes the preparation of concepts and analyses of suitable models for implementation of PPP projects (including concession projects), preparation of concession documentation or comprehensive execution of a tender (concession) procedure itself or the competitive dialogue for infrastructural projects.
State Aid State
aid supplements the agenda in the area of public investments We provide services consisting in advisory and consultancy activities related to state aid and counsel on appropriate solutions, including preparation of relevant documentation in accordance with the EU rules; we are also able to represent our clients during meetings and proceedings before the Office for the Protection of Competition or the European Commission or other EU institutions.
IT/ICT Law For
this specific field, we have a team of experienced experts who have long-term practical expertise in this particular area Our legal services include comprehensive solutions of legal issues connected with the acquisition of software and hardware as well as management and maintenance of extensive computer networks, implementation of software applications, development and operation of data centers, complete or partial outsourcing of ICT with regard to other legal aspects (e.g. labor law, protection of intellectual property with a focus on copyright, etc.), legal advice regarding protection of personal data and services related to the operation of data boxes.
EU Funds Thanks to close cooperation with certified external
partners, we are able to offer comprehensive services for applicants and potential applicants for financial resources from the EU structural funds Our legal support includes services in the form of preliminary consultations regarding the ability to obtain grants, preparation and administration of applications and realization of corresponding steps related to the implementation of the project (e.g. implementation of the procurement or concession procedure) Our specializations have been applied, for example, during the administration of several tender procedures related to particular operational programmes (especially ROP, OPŽP, VaVpI, OPPI).
Energy Sector We
further specialize in consultancy concerning energy savings and renewable energy resources In 2011, in cooperation with SEVEn, we created the Centre for Effective Use of Energy, a state-funded organization and a strategic alliance for the realization of EPC projects (energy services with contract-guaranteed savings) aimed at improving energy efficiency, within which clients are provided with comprehensive professional advice in the form of both technical and legal support.
Operating Contracts in Water Management The
issue of operating contracts in water management represents a specific agenda, which is related to many sectors The essence of our services consists in modification of existing contracts as well as the preparation of new operating contracts between the owners of water management infrastructure (municipalities, municipal corporations) and the operators of such infrastructure, so that the contracts may fulfil the requirements of the best international practice. This is one of the fundamental conditions for the drawing of financial resources for renewal of this infrastructure from the Cohesion Fund and the Operational Programme Environment In this area, we cooperate with certified economic and technical advisers; therefore, we are able to offer comprehensive services in the water management sector.