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Allen & Overy Bratislava, s.r.o. regularly advises clients on employment issues relating to corporate transactions and restructuring. Employment contracts, redundancy, data protection, and privacy are also key areas of expertise. Nadacia Zastavme korupciu and Tatra Banka are clients. Counsel Katarína Matulníková leads the team.

Taylor Wessing Slovakia is representing reporters of a Slovak national broadcasting company in an unfair dismissal case. GA Drilling and LP SR are also clients. Team head Radovan Pala, senior associate Radoslava Lichnovská and counsel Silvia Gatciová are noted.

Beatow Partners s.r.o¬†regularly advises on employment contracts, collective bargaining agreements, employment termination issues, secondments, transfers and incentive plans. Oliver Weber¬†has ‚Äėdeep legal knowledge and is able to find business-friendly solutions to problems‚Äô and Peter Mikletiń欆has ‚Äėprofound understanding of the business environment and an ability to handle crisis situations‚Äô.

bnt attorneys in CEE¬†is regularly engaged on cross-border employment mandates. Mata Automotive Slovakia, BASF, LKW Komponenten and Fresenius Medical Care are clients. Zuzana Chud√°ńćkov√°¬†and senior associate Katar√≠na Babiakov√°¬†lead the department.

ńĆechov√° & Partners¬†is ‚Äėquick to respond‚Äô and regularly advises clients such as Lenovo, Ledvance and Valeant Slovakia. Managing partner Tom√°Ň° Ryb√°r¬†leads the team and Lenka ҆uben√≠kov√°¬†is also recommended. Jana ńĆern√°kov√° left the firm.

Dentons advised Sanofi on a range of employment-related mandates, which included assisting with employment issues following its acquisition of Boehringer Ingelheim . Keyence International Belgium is also a client. Team head Peter Kubina and counsel Katarína Pecnová are noted, as are senior associates Jozef Buday and Linda Mendelová.

Kinstellar¬†is experienced in transfers and mass dismissals and also advises on share option plans and other remuneration schemes. It also handles white-collar criminal defence work and employment disputes. Team head Adam HodoŇą¬†assisted Fidelity National Information Services with the establishment of its new business in Slovakia, which included a TUPE transfer of employees. Roman Oleksik¬†is also a key figure.

At Noerr,¬†team head Pavol Rak, who has 'good theoretical background¬†knowledge¬†and practical experience with labour law issues', advises Volkswagen Slovakia on employment matters. Senior associate Tom√°Ň° Z√°borsk√Ŭ†is also recommended.

At Paul Q Law Firm,¬†ArcelorMittal Construction Slovakia, Edenred Slovakia and Merck & Co. are clients. Tom√°Ň° Kamenec¬†and Boris Brhlovińć, who lead the department, and senior associate M√°ria Jagelkov√°¬†are recommended.

PETERKA & PARTNERS¬†provides ‚Äėpragmatic solutions‚Äô. Gefco Slovakia, Hanesbrands and Tetra Pak are clients. Andrea Butasova¬†and Jan Makara, who has 'a very broad overview and provides strategic advice‚Äô, head the team, and senior associate Kristina Nankova¬†is also noted.

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., o.z.¬†advised Lind Mobler Slovakia on employment issues resulting from its acquisition of a new production site in Slovakia.¬†Igor Augustiniń欆and¬†Prague-based¬†Arthur Braun¬†head the team. Senior associate Monika KardoŇ°ov√°¬†is also a key figure.

At CLS Cavojsky & Partners,¬†A+W Software and Johns Manville Slovakia are key clients. Peter ńĆavojsk√Ŭ†and Vladim√≠r Gr√°c¬†lead the team, and associate attorney Andrea Bors√°nyiov√°¬†is also noted.

Eversheds Sutherland DvoŇô√°k Hager, advok√°tn√≠ kancel√°Ňô, s.r.o.¬†is praised for its ‚Äėfast reaction times‚Äô and ‚Äėgood solutions‚Äô. The team is headed by Jana Sap√°kov√°¬†and Helga MańŹarov√°, who recently joined from Balcar, Polansk√Ĺ & Spol.

Martin Kluch¬†is the key contact at Hamala Kluch V√≠glask√Ĺ s.r.o.¬†for employment-related mandates.

At PRK Partners s.r.o.,¬†tax expert Miriam Galandov√°¬†and Jaroslav ҆kubal¬†are recommended.

Key clients for RuŇĺińćka & Partners s.r.o.¬†include Amazon and Jaguar Land Rover. Team head Sylvia Szab√≥, Adriana Kov√°ńćikov√°¬†and senior associate Martina Poliańćikov√°¬†are key figures.

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o.¬†advised Bekaert Slovakia on a collective bargaining agreement review. Senior associate Stanislav ńéurica¬†leads the department.

Wolf Theiss¬†advised Munich Re on the employment aspects relating to the sale and transfer of its legal protection insurance subsidiary, DAS Rechtsschutz, to Allianz ‚Äď Slovensk√° poisŇ•ovŇąa. Counsel Katarina Bielikova¬†heads the team.

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