Employment in Slovakia

Allen & Overy Bratislava, s.r.o.

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

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.

Cechová & Partners

Čechová & Partners is ‘quick to respond’ and regularly advises clients such as Lenovo, Ledvance and Valeant Slovakia. Managing partner Tomáš Rybár leads the team and Lenka Šubeníková is also recommended. Jana Černáková left the firm.

Beatow Partners s.r.o

Beatow Partners s.r.o regularly advises on employment contracts, collective bargaining agreements, employment termination issues, secondments, transfers and incentive plans. Oliver Weber has ‘deep legal knowledge and is able to find business-friendly solutions to problems’ and Peter Mikletič has ‘profound understanding of the business environment and an ability to handle crisis situations’.

bnt attorneys in CEE

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 Chudáčková and senior associate Katarína Babiaková lead the department.

Dentons

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

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 Hodoň 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.

Noerr

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 Tomáš Záborský is also recommended.

Paul Q Law Firm

At Paul Q Law Firm, ArcelorMittal Construction Slovakia, Edenred Slovakia and Merck & Co. are clients. Tomáš Kamenec and Boris Brhlovič, who lead the department, and senior associate Mária Jagelková are recommended.

PETERKA & PARTNERS

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

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., o.z.

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 Augustinič and Prague-based Arthur Braun head the team. Senior associate Monika Kardošová is also a key figure.

CLS Cavojsky & Partners

At CLS Cavojsky & Partners, A+W Software and Johns Manville Slovakia are key clients. Peter Čavojský and Vladimír Grác lead the team, and associate attorney Andrea Borsányiová is also noted.

Eversheds Sutherland, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o.

Eversheds Sutherland Dvořák Hager, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o. is praised for its ‘fast reaction times’ and ‘good solutions’. The team is headed by Jana Sapáková and Helga Maďarová, who recently joined from Balcar, Polanský & Spol.

Hamala Kluch Víglaský s.r.o.

Martin Kluch is the key contact at Hamala Kluch Víglaský s.r.o. for employment-related mandates.

PRK Partners s.r.o.

At PRK Partners s.r.o., tax expert Miriam Galandová and Jaroslav Škubal are recommended.

Ružička & Partners s.r.o.

Key clients for Ružička & Partners s.r.o. include Amazon and Jaguar Land Rover. Team head Sylvia Szabó, Adriana Kováčiková and senior associate Martina Poliačiková are key figures.

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o.

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

Wolf Theiss

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 – Slovenská poisťovňa. Counsel Katarina Bielikova heads the team.