Mirella Lechna is a legal adviser, and partner who heads the Infrastructure, Transport and Public Procurement (PPP) Practice Group.
She advises on infrastructure and transport projects, on PPP transactions and environmental protection law matters. She often participates in important infrastructure investment projects where public or local authorities are involved. She has prepared many legal analyses concerning the environmental impact of business activities as well as M&As.
She also provides legal assistance on regulatory issues affecting rail infrastructure construction, public procurement law as well as environmental and nature protection laws in relation to the infrastructure project construction process.
She graduated in law from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (1998).
In 1996/1997 she completed a Minister of Education scholarship in civil law and intellectual property at Charles University in Prague. In 2001, she gained a diploma in English and European Law Studies at the University of Cambridge.
In 2003, she took a postgraduate course on the Washington CITES Convention at the August Cieszkowski Agricultural Academy in Poznań, and in 2004-2005 completed postgraduate environmental protection studies at the Department of Biology at the University of Warsaw.
In 2004, as part of the “Crossroads for Ideas” programme organised by the British Embassy, she was seconded to the environmental protection department at the London offices of Linklaters. In 2003, she worked as a legal adviser at the Inspection and Rulings Department of the Central Environmental Protection Inspectorate in Warsaw.
She has been heading Wardyński & Partners’ Wrocław office since 2009.
Since October 2009 she is a member of the Centrum PPP Foundation Board, whose aim is to promote public-private partnerships in Poland.
She is a member of the Poznań Chamber of Legal Advisers.
She has been associated with Wardyński & Partners since 1997.