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Taylor Wessing Slovakia

Employment Tier 1

Taylor Wessing Slovakia's employment, pensions and mobility group focuses on complex work, such as internal regulations of relations with employees, reorganisations and employee transfers. It also assists with negotiations with trade unions, advises on collective bargaining cases and handles M&A-related employment work. On the contentious side, the team represents clients in civil and administrative proceedings. The practice, which is led by 'experienced lawyerRadovan Pala, also includes senior associates Andrea Čupeľová and Radoslava Lichnovská.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Taylor Wessing Slovakia excels in cross-border transactions where it is regularly instructed by foreign investors and is increasingly acting for larger Slovak companies. The tech sector is a key area of expertise for the team where it acts for a raft of Slovak start-ups and high-tech industry clients. Andrej Leontiev, Radovan Pala and Juraj Frindrich are key figures in the 'experienced' team.

Key clients


Gima family

ARKON, a. s.


GA Drilling, a.s.

Kováč family (private client)

Shareholders of Websupport

Robertshaw a.s.



Professional Datasolutions

A. + E. Keller / Ernst Keller

CentralNic / SK-NIC, a.s.

TOPOS Továrniky


Emil Frey AG

Slovenský rastový kapitálový fond, a.s.,

Luigi’s Box

Legitimate shareholders of Technopol Services 3 No

MAX STREICHER GmbH & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien >10 No

Raiffeisen Property International GmbH

Stream Invest Holding AG

Brantner Group

City of Bratislava and the Major’s office

BVS (Bratislava Water Company)

DPB (Bratislava Public Transportation Company)

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Benefiting from its international presence, Taylor Wessing Slovakia attracts multijurisdictional cases. The enforcement of judicial and arbitral awards is a key area of activity for the team, which is also noted for its experience of IP, competition, commercial, corporate and real estate disputes. Arbitration specialist Andrej Leontiev leads the team.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

MH Manazment

Slovak Ministry of Economics

Letove prevadzkove sluzby

Technopol Servis a.s.

Ceska exportni banka (Czech Export Bank)

Natur-Pack a.s.


Salesianer Miettex s. r. o.

City of Snina

Najvyssi kontrolny urad (Supreme Audit Office of the Slovak Republic)



SAV – Slovak Academy of Sciences

Rösler Oberflächentechnik GmbH

BFF Central Europe s.r.o.

BILLA, s.r.o.

Banskobystricky samospravny kraj (Banská Bystrica Self-Governing Region)


Anna Brodyova


City of Bratislava

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 3

Taylor Wessing Slovakia is highly regarded by mid-sized Austrian banks and Austrian leasing companies active in the CEE region. Compliance and consumer protection issues are a key strength, as is the team's specialist experience of cross-border project finance and real estate finance transactions. Silvia Hlavačková is the team head.

Practice head(s):

Key clients



CentralNic/SK-NIC/SK-NIC Slovakia





Oberbank AG

Raiffeisen Centrobank AG

Real estate and construction Tier 3

Taylor Wessing Slovakia is instructed by leading international retail chains in various real estate-related projects. The scope of the team's work includes asset management, real estate finance and construction projects, as well as agricultural land and forestry transactions. Silvia Hlavačková  and Andrej Leontiev  are the practice heads.

Key clients

Arkon, a.s.

C&A Mode

Mango Slovensko s.r.o.

dm drogerie markt



S+B CEE Projektentwicklungs GmbH


Best in Parking – Slovakia s.r.o.

Heller Services


UBM Development

Galeria LC

SLOVENKA2 s.r.o.



A. + E. Keller GmbH & Co. KG

City of Bratislava

Banská Bystrica Self-Governing Region

First Montana Industrial Properties s. r. o.

The firm: Founded in 1986 and formerly known as e|n|w|c Attorneys at Law, Taylor Wessing CEE today is the CEE/SEE Competence Centre of Taylor Wessing, a leading international law firm with more than 1,200 lawyers working across 33 offices in 20 countries. Taylor Wessing is a full-service law firm, working with clients in the world’s most dynamic industries. The firm takes a single-minded approach to advising its clients, helping them succeed by thinking innovatively about their business issues. A focus on the industries of tomorrow has enabled Taylor Wessing to develop market-leading expertise in technology, media and communications, life sciences, private wealth and energy.

Taylor Wessing CEE has offices in Bratislava, Brno, Budapest, Kiev, Klagenfurt, Prague, Vienna and Warsaw and advises investors in Central and Eastern Europe from the initial stages of their projects onwards.Its lawyers all have international experience. Their familiarity with the rules of the game and the local cultures in these emerging markets play an important part in the success of the work for these clients. Taylor Wessing CEE is committed to providing its clients with top quality advice and service both on the basis of long-term relationships and in connection with individual legal projects. Teams of specialists deliver rapid and reliable legal and business advice.

International work: With eight offices in six CEE countries, Taylor Wessing CEE shows great competence in Central and Eastern Europe. An Italian Desk exists in Budapest, Kiev, Vienna and Warsaw. In addition, Taylor Wessing has a further 25 offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and has particular expertise in advising clients in North America, Brazil and India.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance
Competition, EU and trade
Corporate, M&A and capital markets
Dispute resolution
Employment, pensions and mobility
Environmental, planning and regulatory
Private client
Real estate and construction
Restructuring and corporate recovery
Photo Name Position Profile
JUDr Mag Jana Brezinová  photo JUDr Mag Jana Brezinová Jana Brezinová is a senior associate and head of Real Estate &…
Mgr Peter Demčák  photo Mgr Peter Demčák Peter Demčák is a counsel in the Competition, EU & Trade team…
JUDr Lenka Filipoiu  photo JUDr Lenka Filipoiu Lenka Filipoiu is a senior associate and a member of the Commercial…
Mgr Juraj Frindrich  photo Mgr Juraj Frindrich Juraj Frindrich is a partner and a member of the Corporate, M&A…
Mgr Silvia Hlavačková  photo Mgr Silvia Hlavačková Silvia Hlavačková is a partner at Taylor Wessing Bratislava, Slovakia. Her core…
JUDr Ján Lazur  photo JUDr Ján Lazur Ján Lazur is a partner and a member of the IP/IT group…
JUDr Andrej Leontiev  photo JUDr Andrej Leontiev Andrej Leontiev is a partner at Taylor Wessing Slovakia and co-heads the…
 Radoslava Lichnovská photo Radoslava Lichnovská Radoslava Lichnovská is a senior associate and a member of the Employment,…
JUDr Radovan Pala  photo JUDr Radovan Pala Radovan Pala is a partner at Taylor Wessing Slovakia and co-heads the…
Mgr Eva Smoleňová  photo Mgr Eva Smoleňová Eva Smoleňová is a senior associate at Taylor Wessing Bratislava, Slovakia. She…
Number of lawyers : 116
at this office : 26
Contacts : Andrej Leontiev
Contacts : Radovan Pala
Other offices : Brno
Other offices : Budapest
Other offices : Kiev
Other offices : Klagenfurt
Other offices : Prague
Other offices : Vienna
Other offices : Warsaw