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Slovakia > Employment Tier 2Specialising in cross-border employment work, bnt attorneys in CEE provides broad regional coverage from 10 offices in the CEE region. Active across a range of sectors, the firm’s expertise includes employee transfers, inspections and post-transactional TUPE obligations. Practice head Zuzana Chudáčková has expertise in industrial employment relationships, collective bargaining and data protection (GDPR), among other areas. Another key individual is associate Katarína Babiaková , who focuses on commercial and European law.
Other key lawyers:
‘Well-founded knowledge. Absolutely reliable. Good communication with them. Prompt and understandable answers to difficult, specific questions.’
‘Aside from their foreign language fluency, it is particularly the cross-border abilities, the understanding of differences in various cultures and practices aside from the competence in the different legal systems that are the strength of bnt. We know bnt to not be only absolutely competent and discreet, but to also deliver in a timely manner within budget limits.’
‘Our main contact person on employment matters is Zuzana Chudácková, whom we know well and completely trust from dealings with her in the past. She is eminently qualified, fluent in German with a deep understanding of German law, culture and practices. Her advice is always well founded, reliable and delivered in a timely fashion.’
‘Individual approach, good communication , explain the topics to details, detail advice, strong knowledge and capabilities to deal with difficult topics. Bnt always provides the best lawyer in the segment in order to support us.’
‘Long-term cooperation characterized by professionalism in resolving issues in all directions.’
‘Professionalism, humanity, quality of work done, flexibility, wide coverage, language skills, speed of response etc.’
FYSAM Auto Decorative Slovakia
KROMBERG & Schubert
Doppler & Co
- Representing LKW Komponenten (MAN-group) in collective bargaining with the largest Slovak trade union OZ KOVO.
- Supported TOMRA with the preparation of the inter-company transfer of employees from an existing company within the TOMRA group and regarding questions related to the transfer of rights and obligations from employment relationships (TUPE). This involved very comprehensive knowledge of European case law.
- Prepared a comprehensive package for TeamWork Services Slovakia s.r.o. / TeamWork Schweiz AG of labour law documents with regard to the IT services of the client which started its operation in the Slovak market this year.
Other key lawyers:
‘Professional team in commercial corporate and M&A practice. They can prepare a solution for each of our requirements.’
‘Very “hands-on” team, fast reaction, good comprehension of international relations.’
‘Dávid Orsula – very responsive, short reaction times.’
‘They prepare a project plan/content timeline, which is checked by all parties on regular basis. They offer to split the billing so that each project period is completed with partial billing. We had no problems whatsoever with the COVID restrictions as most of the communication took place via conference calls and the staff were available even within non-prearranged times.’
‘The main quality is the attitude and willingness to have the work done in timely manner.’
‘A very practical approach to the matter, high responsiveness, fast action and lean process management. A very professional approach to communication with the client.’
‘The team is always available, day and night. reacts super fast, with high a competence and empathy. Fun to work with them.’
VTG Rail Logistics GmbH
RAJO a.s. (MEGGLE Group)
MHC Mobility (previously Hitachi Capital Polska)
Crypto Trading Solutions s.r.o.
H. Kufferath GmbH Prüf-und Vorrichtungstechnik
LKW Kompotenten s.r.o
B&E Service GmbH
SHT Haustechnik GmbH
Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG
doppler group GmbH
Gas Oil Technology Limited
Detlef Salm, lawyer of Salm & Olk
Logpay Transport Services GmbH (Project Golf)
IN-EQUITY Slovakia, o.c.p., a.s
- Advising TOMRA (the world leader in the field of reverse vending of used beverage containers with an estimated 75% global market share globally) on the establishment of a new subsidiary in Slovakia, obtaining regulatory permits and setting up contractual framework for their business operations in Slovakia.
- Advised VTG Group (the largest private wagon hire company in Europe and one of the leading providers of rail and tank container logistics services) on two M&A transactions, including post-closing advisory and integration support.
- Advised Rajo (MEGGLE Group), the largest Slovak diary producer, on an internal organization restructuring resulting into the change of legal form from a joint stock company into a limited liability company.
Other key lawyers:
‘The uniqueness of bnt can be described in the fact that every lawyer has an enormous amount of knowledge and practice. However, if specific specialist knowledge is necessary for one of your questions that your personal lawyer does not have 100% ready, then your contact person at bnt will consult with the team and get the best result for you.’
‘I think bnt acts like a big family. The employees in the office and at reception are always extremely nice, competent and always helpful. I think there is no other law firm that you can be in better hands with than bnt lawyers in CEE.’
‘My personal lawyer and contact person at bnt is Roman Gašparík. Apart from his very broad knowledge and his excellent competence, I consider Mr Gašparík to be a real friend, even though we don’t see each other that often due to the local distance. All other lawyers, the partners and employees at bnt are all very, very nice and highly competent.’
Hainbuch GmbH Spannende Technik
SH DEVELOPMENT s.r.o. (affiliate of Caritas)
Bank Austria Real Invest Asset Management GmbH
DI.(FH.) Hubertus Orsini-Rosenberg – Forstbetrieb Sonnegg
LKW Komponenten s.r.o.
Scheuch Real Estate GmbH
KROMBERG & Schubert s.r.o.
TERRA MORAVA SLOVAKIA k.s. (Josef Heymann)
H. Kufferath GmbH Prüf-und Vorrichtungstechnik
- Advising Slovak subsidiary of Hainbuch GmbH Spannende Technik on acquisition of land in an industrial park near Trenčín (middle Slovakia) and contract for work in connection with the construction of a built to suit production hall in German language.
- Advising SH DEVELOPMENT s.r.o. on two real estate acquisitions for the construction and operation of senior houses and on one long-term lease of a built to suit senior house in Slovakia in German language.
- Advising EUROTALC s.r.o. on acquisition of land with complicated owner structure for the enlargement of talc processing plant in southern Slovakia, which includes the process of expropriation and dealing with Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic.
‘Bnt attorneys Slovakia partners and associates are very open minded and listen very carefully to your initial requests. They prepare a project plan content timeline, which is checked by all parties on regular basis. They offer the possibility to split the billing so that each project period is completed with a partial billing. Not to forget – we had no problems whatsoever with the COVID restrictions as most of the communications apart from the initial meetings took place via conference calls and the staff were available even within the not pre-arranged times.’
‘The main quality is the attitude and willingness to have the work done in timely manner. We also appreciate the actual process, which was checked on via from both parties – bnt and us an online timeline. The partners’ strengths are the overall management of the project and its partial deadlines. Main strengths of the co-working associates are knowledge of the industry and further willingness to study and research new regulations directives.’
Slovak Investment Services s.r.o.
IN-EQUITY Slovakia s.r.o.
Hoffmann & Co. GmbH
SH DEVELOPMENT s. r. o.
Raiffeisenlandesbank NÖ-Wien AG
Raiffeisenbank Region Amstetten eGen
Raiffeisen-Regionalbank Gänserndorf eGen
- Advising IN-EQUITY Slovakia, o.c.p., a.s. on the process of obtaining a licence from the National Bank of Slovakia to provide investment services as a securities trader
- Advising Slovak Investment Services s.r.o. on regulatory and commercial matters and matters concerning obtaining a license by the Slovak National Bank for provision of investment services in Slovakia
- Advising Hoffmann & Co. GmbH, a German underwriting agent, on entering on the Slovak financial market and creating a concept of doing business under Slovak Act on financial intermediation
bnt attorneys in CEE > Firm Profile
The firm: bnt attorneys in CEE is an international law firm based in ten Central and Eastern European countries, offering legal advice in all core areas of business law. Through our offices in Czechia, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Romania and in cooperation with partner firms in other countries in the region, we advise clients from the CEE region and from Western Europe and beyond. This broad coverage of smaller markets makes bnt attorneys in CEE a leading international law firm in Central and Eastern Europe. At the same time, bnt attorneys in CEE offers and delivers legal advisory services in more than one jurisdiction through a single contact person, always bearing in mind the particular legal customs and languages of each individual country in the region. With over 140 employees (including both local attorneys and lawyers licensed to practice in foreign jurisdictions), bnt offices are usually considered mid-sized firms in their individual locations. Thanks to the firm’s international reach, legal advice is available in 21 languages. The firm is regularly recognized by independent publications, notably by The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.
bnt attorneys in CEE Slovakia has been established for 19 years, providing legal advice to local and international clients on all issues of business law. Our numerous international and local clients appreciate our professionalism as well as our legal and economic knowledge, resulting in long-lasting business relationships. bnt’s effective advice guides clients along the shortest path to success in all questions of international business law.
Six core practice groups form the pillars of bnt’s legal services in different areas of law:
- Corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution
- Insolvency and restructuring
- Life sciences and pharma
- Real estate
bnt is aware that legal specialisation and solid knowledge of its clients’ business forge the key to delivering competent and creative advice and to assist its clients in meeting their goals. bnt practice groups ensure that each matter is handled by specialists in their field for each jurisdiction and for cross-border assignments. For complex matters, bnt forms teams of legal experts from different areas of law and different jurisdictions to find a sound and comprehensive solution for the client.
The legal domain of the Slovakia office is corporate and M&A, employment, real estate, life science and pharma and data protection. bnt attorneys in CEE Slovakia advises an international clientele in various business fields, from listed companies to small and medium enterprises. Thanks to its rich experience through long-term support of foreign investors, the firm is a reliable partner and guide for clients in all legal matters from the very outset of their business activity in Slovakia. We provide legal assistance to clients in all types of corporate matters, including merger planning, multiple acquisitions and subsequent mergers, day-to-day matters, negotiating deals, advising on competition law complaint deal structures, employment law, restructuring, and more. We are known for high-quality legal advice and quick response time.
We advise not only German-speaking clients, which is primarily our specialisation, but also clients from around the world, including Scandinavia, Western Europe, and overseas.
For more information, go to: https://www.bnt.eu/en/
|Corporate and M&A||Margareta Sovova|
|Corporate and M&A||Dávid Oršula|
|Corporate and M&A||Nina Šťastná|
|Corporate and M&A||Jana Gálová|
|Corporate and M&A||Nicole Rysová|
|Corporate and M&A||Zuzana Chudáčková|
|Corporate and M&A||Zuzana Hnátová|
|General corporate advice||Dávid Oršula|
|General corporate advice||Róbert Vrablica|
|Real estate||Margareta Sovova|
|Real estate||Zuzana Chudáčková|
|Real estate||Roman Gašparík|
|Real estate||Iva Hulmanová|
|Real estate||Ivana Kováčová|
|Insolvency and corporate restructuring||Dávid Oršula|
|Insolvency and corporate restructuring||Martin Gazdík|
|Banking, finance and capital markets||Roman Gašparík|
|Banking, finance and capital markets||Iva Hulmanová|
|Banking, finance and capital markets||Ivana Kováčová|
|Dispute resolution and arbitration||Dávid Oršula|
|Dispute resolution and arbitration||Róbert Vrablica|
|Dispute resolution and arbitration||Martin Gazdík|
|Tax and customs||Zuzana Chudáčková|
|Tax and customs||Zuzana Hnátová|
|Energy and utilities||Roman Gašparík|
|Energy and utilities||Jana Gálová|
|Healthcare and life science||Dávid Oršula|
|Healthcare and life science||Michala Mihályová|
|Data protection and privacy||Katarína Babiaková|
|Data protection and privacy||Nina Šťastná|
|Intellectual property||Zuzana Chudáčková|
|Intellectual property||Michala Mihályová|
|Transport and logistics||Margareta Sovova|
|Transport and logistics||Róbert Vrablica|
|Public procurement and PPP||Zuzana Chudáčková|
|Public procurement and PPP||Dávid Oršula|
|Competition and state aid||Michala Mihályová|
|Competition and state aid||Zuzana Chudáčková|
|Mrs Katarína Babiaková||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mrs Zuzana Chudáčková||Partner||View Profile|
|Mrs Jana Gálová||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Martin Gazdík||Junior Associate||View Profile|
|Mrs Zuzana Hnátová||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mrs Iva Hulmanová||Associate||View Profile|
|Mrs Ivana Kováčová||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Marek Laca||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Dávid Oršula||Attorney, Partner, Licensed trustee||View Profile|
|Mrs Nicole Rysová||Junior Associate||View Profile|
|Mrs Margareta Sovova||Rechtsanwältin (attorney-at-law), managing partner||View Profile|
|Mrs Nina Šťastná||Senior Associate||View Profile|