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Slovakia > Employment Tier 2

The employment practice at Noerr assists large and well-known companies with interactions with trade unions, works councils, labour courts, internal regulations and reconciliation boards. The team is knowledgeable about a myriad of issues, such as collective bargaining, internal restructuring, transfers of undertaking and internal regulations. It also provides representation in employment litigation. The firm is noted for its strong specialism in automotive industry matters, but it also acts for clients from sectors such as food, retail and IT. Practice head Pavol Rak assists national and international clients with labour law issues.

Practice head(s):

Pavol Rak

Key clients

HASELBECK výroba foriem a nástrojov


JFX Recruiting Services

Manz Slovakia




Hörmann Holding GmbH & Co. KG

Peek & Cloppenburg s.r.o.

Linde Global


Kia Motors Slovakia

Boehringer Ingelheim

Scheidt Bachmann

Volkswagen Slovakia

Benteler Handel GmbH

Andritz Slovakia

Lidl Slovakia


Slovakia > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Noerr specialises in advising international companies on investments, joint ventures, M&A and corporate restructurings, with particular experience of assisting clients from English and German-speaking countries with investments in Slovakia. Its work spans sectors such as automotive, telecoms, manufacturing, real estate, retail, energy, pharma, healthcare and logistics. In addition to handling M&A, practice head Martin Ťupek provides day-to-day corporate support to international clients, including in relation to the establishment and liquidation of legal entities, as well as corporate restructurings.

Practice head(s):

Martin Ťupek

Key clients

Allianz Real Estate

Andritz Slovakia

Apollo Management

Becton Dickinson

Benteler Distribution

Berger Bau GmbH

Berlin-Chemie AG

Boehringer Ingeheim

Deutsche Telekom AG

Kia Motors Slovakia

Linde Group

Manitowoc Crane Group

Manz Slovakia, s. r. o.

Opel Southeast Europe

Saint Gobain

Volkswagen Slovakia

Xantis Pharma s. r. o.


AM-Holding GmbH

Slovakia > Real estate and construction Tier 3

The multidisciplinary practice at Noerr combines the expertise of practitioners in areas such as private equity, corporate law, capital markets, financing, tax, real estate law and public law. The firm advises strategic investors, real estate funds, developers, construction companies, automotive, manufacturing and retail players on local and cross-border real estate transactions. Particular strengths include greenfield investments, project and property development, and expansion projects. Pavol Rak leads the team.

Practice head(s):

Pavol Rak

Key clients

Kaufland Slovenská republika v.o.s.

Volkswagen Slovakia

Scheidt Bachmann

Tate & Lyle Boleraz

Air International Thermal

Lidl Bulgaria EOOD & Co. KD

Apollo Management

Slovakia > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 4

Noerr's practice generates mandates from clients such as local and international credit institutions, investment funds, leasing institutions and corporates. It is particularly strong in advising clients from German-speaking countries, including those operating in the automotive, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing and real estate industries. Tomáš Záborský heads up the practice, which is active in acquisition finance, project finance and corporate finance transactions, among other matters.

Practice head(s):

Tomáš Záborský

Key clients

Allianz Real Estate GmbH

Volkswagen Slovakia

Manitowoc Crane Group

Aweco Appliances Slovakia

Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Postbank AG

BNP Paribas

UniCredit Bank Austria AG

Soravia Gruppe

Nordea Bank Danmark A/S

KeyBank National Association

Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Schule Bratislava

N26 Mobile Bank

The firm: Noerr stands for excellence and entrepreneurial approach. With highly experienced teams of strong characters, Noerr devises and implements solutions for the most complex and sophisticated legal challenges. United by a set of shared values, the firm’s 500+ professionals are driven by one goal: their client’s success. Listed groups and multinational companies, large and medium-sized family businesses as well as financial institutions and international investors all call on the firm.

Entrepreneurial thinking: Noerr’s advisors make their clients’ challenges their own and are always thinking one step ahead. In doing so, they assume responsibility and are at liberty to make their own decisions. The firm is committed to always going the extra mile for its clients and to resolving complex matters with the perfect mix of experience, excellence and sound judgement.

Innovative solutions: in complex and dynamic markets new approaches are regularly required – and delivered by experts who bring both the know-how and the necessary passion. This is precisely what Noerr excels at: implementing integrated and innovative solutions in the most efficient way.

Global reach: as one of the leading European law firms, Noerr is also internationally renowned. With offices in 10 countries and a global network of top-ranked ‘best friends’ law firms, Noerr is able to offer its clients truly cross-border advice. In addition, Noerr is the exclusive member firm in Germany for Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide.

Capacity in Central and Eastern Europe: Noerr has long had its own offices in all major Central and Eastern European capitals. The firm regularly advises on greenfield investments, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestments in Central and Eastern Europe by investors from all over the world. With more than 100 professionals, Noerr is one of the leading law firms in the region.

Antitrust & Competition Pavol Rak
Banking & Finance Tomáš Záborský
Compliance & Investigations Michal Bunda
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Martin Tupek
Employment & Pensions Pavol Rak
Intellectual Property: Trademarks & Patents Michal Bunda
International Trade Pavol Rak
Litigation, Arbitration & ADR Martin Tupek
Regulatory & Governmental Affairs Pavol Rak
Restructuring & Insolvency Martin Tupek
Pavol Rak photoDr Pavol RakCo-Head Bratislava Office, Partner, Practice Group Employment & Pensions
Number of lawyers : 580
at this office : 10
Contacts : Jörg Menzer (office managing partner)
Contacts : Pavol Rak (office managing partner)
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