Mirella Lechna-Marchewka

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Mirella Lechna-Marchewka

attorney-at-law, partner
Public procurement. Managing partner of the firm

Mirella Lechna-Marchewka, LL.M., heads the Infrastructure, Transport, Public Procurement & PPP practices. She oversees the Environment practice. She co-leads the Energy practice.

She advises on infrastructure and transport projects, public-private partnerships, concessions, and matters involving protection of nature and the environment.

She participates in major infrastructure projects involving national and local authorities. She is experienced in preparing and implementing projects based on FIDIC contract conditions.

She also provides legal assistance on regulatory issues involving rail transport, public procurement, environmental protection and nature protection in relation to the infrastructure development process.

As a member of the Public Procurement Council at Polish Confederation Lewiatan she develops and promotes best practices in procurement

Mirella Lechna has headed the Wrocław office of Wardyński & Partners since 2009.

She joined the firm in 1997.

Faculty of Law and Administration, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań (1998)

Studies in civil law and intellectual property, Charles University, Prague (1996–1997), under a Ministry of Education scholarship

Course of study in English and European law in conjunction with University of Cambridge (2001)

Postgraduate course on the Washington CITES Convention, Poznań University of Life Sciences (2003)

Postgraduate studies in environmental protection, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw (2004–2005)

Executive LL.M. in European public procurement law, School of Law, University of Nottingham, UK (2015–2017)

„Belt and Road” Unimpeded Trade Senior Seminar Certificate, Xiamen Huaqiao University, China

Wrocław Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Laws

Public Procurement Law Association (founding member)

Public Procurement Council at Polish Confederation Lewiatan

Centrum PPP Foundation (council member)

Inter-Pacific Bar Association (Co-Chair of the IPBA International Construction Projects Committee)

“The significance of the notion of “substantial modification of a contract” in public procurement law, with particular attention to Directive 2014/24/EU and the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union,” In Principle. Legal Studies and Analyses, 2020 vol. 2

“FIDIC in Poland: Not a holistic solution,” 2016 Yearbook

“The building is delivered but construction continues” (co-author), 2016 Yearbook

“Assignment of a public procurement contract,” 2015 Yearbook

“So much ventured, nothing gained: Bidding as a consortium in a tender,” 2014 Yearbook

“Caution advised when tendering in Poland” (co-author), 2011 Yearbook

IFLR1000 Women Leaders (2022 – 2023), Energy and infrastructure, M&A, Project development

The Legal 500 EMEA (2019 – 2024), Public Procurement (Leading individuals)

The Legal 500 EMEA (2022 – 2024), Energy & Natural Resources

The Legal 500 EMEA (2018 – 2019), Public law (Leading individuals)

Chambers Europe (2016 – 2024), Projects & Infrastructure, Public Procurement

IFLR1000 (2017 – 2023), Energy and infrastructure, M&A, Project development