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

Projects and energy Tier 2

The 'well-connected' team at Eversheds Sutherland, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o. handles a broad range of energy sector mandates. The team is well-versed in dispute resolution, M&A, restructurings, commercial transactions and regulatory matters. Bernhard Hager is the head of the group, which also includes Annamária Tóthová .

Practice head(s):


Excellent knowledge of the market and ongoing developments

Proactive advice

Excellent fluency in German

Annamária Tóthová has a deep knowledge of the industry and can anticipate new developments; she is very proactive in her approach

The team is very professional and has a very high level of service in terms of response times, accuracy, valuable information, good teamwork and information exchange

The team is very well connected in the market

Bernhard Hager has very good knowledge of energy law; he is a perfectionist and is very time-orientated

Petra Markova is very focused and is keen on finding the best solution for the client

Key clients

NAS TRADE s.r.o.

Gunvor International B.V., and its Slovak branch

SEC Consult, a.s., and its Slovak subsidiaries


ecorec Österreich GmbH

SAPI – Slovak Association of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Industry

Raiffeisen Energy and Environment GmbH

Saubmermacher Dienstleistungs AG

SCPA – Slovak Crop Protection Association

Raiffeisenbank / ZEN Consulting


Employment Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o.'s 'flexible' team works in close cooperation with the firm's Prague office to deliver cross-border advice. It is experienced in a range of matters, such as trade union relations, hiring, contracts, redundancies, secondments and collective bargaining issues. Jana Sapáková and Helga Maďarová are recommended.


Helga Maďarová is very pleasant person to work with and has great knowledge and practical experience in labour law

Key clients



Johnson Controls International

Calsonic Kansei




Tom Tailor


Achilles Information

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o. was formed when Dvořák Hager & Partners joined the Eversheds Sutherland network in December 2019. The development has put the Bratislava-based team on a stronger footing to advise domestic and international clients on cross-border transactions. Acquisition finance, club and syndicated financing, export finance and real estate finance are key areas of expertise. Regulatory matters are another key workstream for the group, which is led by Bernhard Hager.

Practice head(s):


The lawyers are flexible, they always react promptly and try to be in compliance with the term for the preparation of the task

Key clients


Owens & Minor, Inc

Real estate and construction Tier 4

In addition to being active in real estate M&A, Eversheds Sutherland, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o.'s department advises tenants on commercial and industrial leasing issues. It also offers specialist environmental law expertise and is well-versed in construction and infrastructure projects. Bernhard Hager and Annamária Tóthová  are the joint heads of the practice.

Key clients

Prangl Gesellschaft m.b.H.

McDonald´s Slovakia s.r.o.

GloboPlastt s.r.o.

SMB Manufacturing s.r.o.

Fit Invest International Sp. Z.o.o. / Fit Invest Slovakia s.r.o.

Max Aicher Group

SKS Automotive Coatings Slovakia s.r.o.

Raiffeisenbank / ZEN Consulting

GWV Slovakia s.r.o

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 5

Eversheds Sutherland, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o., whose practice is jointly led by Bernhard Hager and Stanislav Dvořák, excels in transactions involving the automotive, energy, facility services and financial services sectors. As part of a vast international network, the team is well-placed to handle complex, multijurisdictional instructions and regularly works with its Prague office to advise on cross-border deals.

Key clients




Citco Vilnius



Max Aicher Group

Eversheds Sutherland. Eversheds Sutherland is a Top 15 global law firm. It employs more than 5,000 people in 69 offices in 34 jurisdictions in Europe, USA, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Eversheds Sutherland clients include 72 Fortune 100 and 61 FTSE 100 companies. In the Czech Republic and Slovakia, our 50 lawyers are based exclusively in Prague and Bratislava. They have been providing legal services to our clients here since 2004.

Its goal is always to find the best solutions for specific situations, by listening to clients, and understanding their businesses and their needs. The firm’s lawyers have vast experience in the areas of commercial and corporate law, including M&A, labour law, litigation, real estate, environmental and energy law and other legal areas related to business. The firm is regularly recommended by Legal 500 ( for M&A, commercial and corporate law, as well as for real estate law, litigation and employment law, energy law and banking, finance and capital markets. The firm is also recommended by Chambers & Partners ( for employment law and energy law.

Department Name Email Telephone
M&A/corporate Bernhard Hager + 421 232 786 411
M&A/corporate Annamaria Tothova + 421 232 786 411
Banking and capital markets Bermhard Hager + 421 232 786 411
Real estate Annamaria Tothova + 421 232 786 411
Employment law Jana Sapakova + 421 232 786 411
Employment law Helga Madarova + 421 232 786 411
Litigation and arbitration Jan Krampera + 420 255 706 521
Litigation and arbitration Bernhard Hager + 421 232 786 411
Competition law, public procurement, state aid Michal Hrabovsky + 420 255 706 558
Competition law, public procurement, state aid Marek Bomba + 420 255 706 548
Personal data protection Jana Sapakova + 421 232 786 411
Intellectual property Petra Strbova Markova + 421 232 786 411
Insolvency and restructuring Bernhard Hager + 421 232 786 411
European law Marek Bomba + 420 255 706 548
Energy Bernhard Hager + 421 232 786 411
Environmental law Annamaria Tothova + 421 232 786 411
Private clients Bernhard Hager + 421 232 786 411
Compliance Petra Strbova Markova + 421 232 786 411
German desk Bernhard Hager + 421 232 786 411
Photo Name Position Profile
 Bernhard Hager photo Bernhard Hager Managing Partner
 Jana Sapáková photo Jana Sapáková Principal Associate
 Annamária Tóthová photo Annamária Tóthová Partner
Number of lawyers : 50
at this office : 11
Slovak-Austrian Chamber of Commerce
Slovak-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Managing Partner : Bernhard Hager
Other office : Prague