Firm Profile > bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., o.z. > Bratislava, Slovakia
bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., o.z. Offices
EUROPEUM BUSINESS CENTER
SUCHE MYTO 1
SK-811 03 BRATISLAVA
bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., o.z. > The Legal 500 Rankings
Slovakia > Employment Tier 3bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., o.z. regularly cooperates with leading international firms to handle employment matters for a range of regional clients, including trade union consultations, complex terminations, reorganisations and post-acquisition matters; it also collaborates with its Prague office, handling data protection matters, ongoing advisory mandates and relief measures in response to Covid-19. The practice is run by Igor Augustinič and Prague-based HR specialist Arthur Braun.
Arthur Braun; Igor Augustinič
‘I have been working with Braun Partners for a couple of years now. I am particularly satisfied by the excellent reliability of the advice and the assistance provided, and also by the swift follow-up of our requests. We have partnered with Braun in the region, and have continuously received positive feedback from our clients in this respect.’
‘Arthur Braun is an excellent practician with thorough knowledge of labour and employment law, and excellent client development skills. He is also extremely reliable, up to the point and a great lawyer to have on your side in international projects.’
‘Zuzana Dzilska is a really hands-on lawyer, who has provided pragmatic labour and employment advice – very much appreciated within the context of our multinational projects.’
Lind Mobler Slovakia
Jiří Bárta; Igor Augustinič
‘Small but efficient team: always on the ball. A solution-oriented approach that minimises potential problems.’
‘ I have known Igor Augustinič for a long time; he is exactly the all-round lawyer I need.’
RAS Immobilien (XXXLutz-Group)
Hornbach Baumarkt Group
BAWAG P.S.K. Leasing
HYPO NOE Landesbank
Erste Group Bank
David Vosol; Igor Augustinič; Arthur Braun
Capital Bank – GRAWE
‘Very responsive, work diligently.’
‘Igor Augustinič reacts promptly and accurate to our requirements; gives advice beyond the raised question and advises broadly.’
Klett Publishing House
bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., o.z. > Firm Profile
The firm : bpv BRAUN PARTNERS was founded in 2006 by a team of experienced attorneys who worked together in the renowned international business law firm Haarmann Hemmelrath. bpv BRAUN PARTNERS has grown to the present team of around 60. In 2010 a branch office in Slovakia was opened.
bpv BRAUN PARTNERS’ reputation is based on its more than 38 Slovak, Czech, German lawyers and tax advisors, some of them regarded as the most respected professionals in the Slovakia and Czech Republic.
The firm advises its clients through all areas of their enterprise, and supports them in key international and domestic transactions, as well as in day to day work. The core competencies include corporate law, M&A, financing, real estate law, energy law, labour law, litigation and arbitration, EU and competition law.
Legal services are based on the highest standards of quality, the continuing education of team members, understanding of the local business environment and a tradition of international consulting. In addition to the deep knowledge of law, bpv’s attorneys provide absolute commitment to clients’ needs and an exceptional service orientation.
bpv BRAUN PARTNERS is a founding member of the bpv legal alliance, a close network of independent law firms with more than 140 professionals with the same background in major international law firms. It covers central and eastern Europe and works closely to provide cross-border legal advice from Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Bucharest, Prague and Vienna. The office in Brussels is instrumental in providing premium services on European and competition law.
Areas of practice
Banking and project financing: comprehensive loan documentation, loan facilitation, due diligence; representation in proceedings with state authorities, regulatory issues; establishment, acquisition and sale of banks; advice on contractual and business issues.
Corporate, mergers and acquisitions: establishing all forms of business entities and joint ventures; tenders, data-rooms, LBO structuring, post-acquisitions advice, financial assistance; advising both in international as well as local transactions; efficient and fast legal, tax due diligence by experience teams; cash-pooling and related questions on group structures; restructuring of companies, utilisation of synergy effects; performance and liability of statutory bodies; corporate criminal liability, corporate governance, compliance structures.
Data protection and GDPR implementation: outsourcing, full audit, procedural analysis and gap analysis of current setups, implementing and proposing measures, internal regulations and other documentation.
Dispute resolution and arbitration: representation at Czech, Slovak and European courts; successful track record with national and international arbitration courts, including investment treaty arbitration; acting for creditors in Czech, Slovak and German insolvency proceedings.
Employment law: employment contractual documentation, including for management; temporary work agencies, outsourcing, staff transfer and other business transfer issues; negotiation with trade unions, collective bargaining; representation in employment-related disputes; international secondment; anti-discrimination legislation; data protection issues, including preparation for GDPR.
Energy and renewable: comprehensive legal advice to all participants on the energy markets; regulatory issues; market access and international pipeline projects; renewable, alternative and combined energy sources; development, financing or acquisition of energy projects; representation in administrative and court proceedings.
Real estate and construction: legal and tax due diligence of real estate portfolio and SPVs; acquisition, financing, development contracts including real estate funds; comprehensive implementation of real property transactions; greenfield and brownfield projects; lease agreements, tenant-landlord relationships; contract relationships with suppliers of services.
The firm also provides full legal support in the following areas: commercial law, competition and antitrust, corporate governance and compliance, intellectual and industrial property, insolvency and restructuring, life sciences, mediation, public procurement, recovery of receivables, tax or TMT.
|Banking and project financing||Igor Augustinicfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Banking and project financing||David Vosolemail@example.com|
|Competition and regulatory (including life sciences)||Igor Augustinicfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Competition and regulatory (including life sciences)||Arthur Braunemail@example.com|
|Compliance and corporate governance||Igor Augustinicfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Compliance and corporate governance||Arthur Braunemail@example.com|
|Corporate and M&A||Igor Augustinicfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Corporate and M&A||Arthur Braunemail@example.com|
|Dispute resolution and arbitration||Pavel Vincíkfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dispute resolution and arbitration||Martin Cír||martin.cir@bpv|
|Employment and labour||Igor Augustinicemail@example.com|
|Employment and labour||Arthur Braunfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Energy and renewable||Marc Mülleremail@example.com|
|Energy and renewable||Pavel Vincíkfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Intellectual property||Arthur Braunemail@example.com|
|Privacy and GDPR||Igor Augustinicfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Privacy and GDPR||Jirí Bártaemail@example.com|
|Public procurement||Igor Augustinicfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Real estate and contruction||Igor Augustinicemail@example.com|
|Real estate and contruction||Jirí Bártafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Igor Augustinič, Ph.D.||Partner, Attorney at law (SK: Advokát) Specialized in: Banking and Finance, Competition…||View Profile|
|Zuzana Dzilská||Senior Associate Specializing in: Corporate Law, M&A, Employement Law, Data Protection &…||View Profile|
|Monika Kardošová||Senior Associate Specialized in: Labour Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Banking and…||View Profile|
|Mr Martin Provazník||Partner||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 38
LanguagesCzech English French German Italian Russian Slovak Spanish
MembershipsSlovak Bar Association bpv LEGAL (www.bpv-legal.com)
OtherOther offices : Prague
CLIENT: Ing. Miroslava Ferfecká, Relationship Manager, Real Estate and Structure Finance
COMPANY/FIRM: Raiffeisenbank a.s.
TESTIMONIAL: People I am cooperating with (namely David Vosol) are all very experienced and really easy to deal with.
Their advice has been always practical, safe and commercial too. They are highly knowledgeable, practical, extremely
responsive and transparent. Response/turn-around times are great too. bpv Braun Partners has been white-listed legal
firm by Raiffeisenbank for many years. Throughout the years, we have been actively cooperating in many different
projects. I would definitely highly recommend them.
CLIENT: Ing. Lada Šmolková, CFO
COMPANY/FIRM: HORNBACH Baumarkt CS spol.s r.o.
TESTIMONIAL: Last year it was really very challenging for us but we knew we have capable partner Mrs Lucie
Kalašová from bpv Braun Partners. We had a plenty of topics to be solved and it was always on time and with
patience answered. In the field of labour law and GDPR questions it is a reliable partner.
CLIENT: Libuša Voleková, Human Resources
TESTIMONIAL: Working in Human Resources you get to meet different humans. Thanks to a human approach by
our counsel Ms. Lucie Kalašová we are always able to find the best approach for both employee and employer so
we can both reach our goal and stay humans. That is what I like and that is why I know I can rely on the services
CLIENT: Lucie Knyttlová, Legal Counsel
COMPANY/FIRM: Randstad HR Solutions s.r.o.
TESTIMONIAL: I am very satisfied with services provided by bpv Braun Partners. All of the lawyers I had the chance
to work with were extremely professional, but I would like to point out especially Ms. Lucie Kalašová – she is a great
lawyer with a broad range of knowledge and expertise and I appreciate particularly her solution focused approach.
I learnt I can rely on her with whatever issues we might have. I am really happy to work with her and would highly
recommend her to others.
CLIENT: Richard Holešinský, Managing Director & CFO
COMPANY/FIRM: Unicapital Distribuce
TESTIMONIAL: We have been cooperating with bpv BRAUN PARTNERS for several years. I would especially like to mention
Mr. David Vosol, who is a very versatile solicitor, sees beyond the obvious issues and always gives practical advice. I
would definitely highly recommend them.
CLIENT: Achim Schultz, Managing Director
COMPANY/FIRM: PDP Property Development Partner
TESTIMONIAL: “Over the last years I have done about a dozen of substantial transactions with Arthur and his bpv Team.
Always quick and reliable advice. Very customer oriented thinking!”
CLIENT: Biljana Lazović, Founder & Managaing director
TESTIMONIAL: Educated, fast thinking, professional, cultivated, with strong intuition and high level of understanding of human nature and behaviour. On the top of everything it is a team with a big heart. bpv and their team, especially Mr. Müller and Mrs. Gabriela Jirakova have my full trust. They make me feel safe.
CLIENT: JUDr. Marie Brejchová, LL.M., Head of Legal Department
COMPANY/FIRM: Pražská energetika, a.s.
TESTIMONIAL: We have known the law firm and its lawyers for a long time. The company, including its later reinforcements, have convinced us of the human and professional qualities of the entire team.
CLIENT: Joachim Schultz, CEO
COMPANY/FIRM: PDP Property Development Partners
TESTIMONIAL: Doing real estate developments in the country for more than 20 years, I have relied on Arthur Braun and his team for almost all of my transactions. Their willingness to help and understanding of our needs was always at the highest level. And languages are a big plus with this firm.
CLIENT: Mgr. Petr Suchan, MBA, General manager
COMPANY/FIRM: EUROPLASMA s.r.o.
TESTIMONIAL: We have been working with bpv Braun Partners for 10 years and are very happy with the quality of their legal services. The cooperation is running so, that we find them like a part of our team.
CLIENT: Ing. Miroslava Ferfecká, Relationship Manager, Real Estate and Structure Finance
COMPANY/FIRM: Raiffeisenbank a.s.
TESTIMONIAL: Testimonial about the legal firm bpv Braun Partners, in particular to the team managed by Mr. David Vosol, MBA: Mr. Vosol and his team, namely Mr. Pavel Vintr, Ms. Zuzana Štěpánková and other, are all very experienced and really easy people to deal with. Their advice to date has been practical, safe and commercial too. They are highly knowledgeable, practical, extremely responsive and transparent. Response/turn-around times are great too. bpv Braun Partners has been white-listed legal firm by Raiffeisenbank for many years. We have been cooperating very actively in many different projects. Highly recommended.
CLIENT: Josef Trnka, Chairman of the Board
COMPANY/FIRM: BRODE Capital SICAV-SIF (S. C. A.)
TESTIMONIAL: We have worked with the team of Mr. Vosol of bpv BRAUN PARTNERS on multiple transactions and various legal cases for a long time and appreciated the high degree of experience, reliability, and fast reactions. The team members have always been professional, well prepared and effective.
CLIENT: Ing. Michael Ondraschek, CEO
COMPANY/FIRM: Machinery Equipment Technology Group, s.r.o., ASTOS a.s.
TESTIMONIAL: I have worked with Arthur Braun for over two decades, with David Vosol 15 years both as CEO of large companies as well as later with my investments into my own companies (overall about 400 employees). I can only thank for their absolute commitment to my matters, be it transactions or daily matters.
CLIENT: Executive Director
COMPANY/FIRM: a non-governmental organization
TESTIMONIAL: bpv BRAUN PARTNERS are skilful lawyers. They are always shaping strategy as well as execution to maximise our interests. We are extremely satisfied with their services.