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BBH advokátska kancelária, s.r.o.
Suche Myto 1
811 03 Bratislava 1
Slovakia

Slovakia > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

BBH advokátska kancelária, s.r.o.‘s practice covers bond issues (eurobond/local), syndicated loans, bilateral facility agreements and general legal advice in relation to banking and finance. Miroslav Fašung, who specialises in bond issues, co-leads the team with Matej Blahút, who focuses on the financing of real estate projects.

Practice head(s):

Miroslav Fašung; Matej Blahút

Other key lawyers:

Olga Belanova

Testimonials

‘Miroslav Fasung – very good quality of work, always available, very good knowledge of law. Matej Blahut – partner with great drive and always does extra work for the client’

‘Individual approach, availability of services even in very urgent cases.’

‘Miroslav Fašung is a great example of customer-oriented approach. Even in very urgent cases, he is willing to help, provide an expert opinion, send a proof of the contract, etc.’

‘The team has come recommended for its flexibiliy, business oriented approach. Their litigation and restructuring practice is well regarded.’

‘Olga Belanova and Miroslav Fasung are the key partners and points of contact. Their long standing relationship skills and valued experience have become essential when considering and executing transactions with any nexus to Slovakia.’

Key clients

PPF banka

Summit Motors Slovakia

ARVAL SLOVAKIA, s.r.o.

Waldviertler Sparkasse Bank AG

Euroclear group

Secop Group

Global Payments, s.r.o.

UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s.

PPF Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Secop Group on the Slovak aspects of the issue of senior secured floting rate bonds up to the amount of €85m under Swedish law.
  • Advised Summit Motors Slovakia (member of Sumitomo Group) on regulatory structuring of warranty insurance product in relation to used vehicles.
  • Advised Arval Slovakia (member of BNP Paribas Group) on the matter of the cooperation with Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s. (member of Erste Group) by the offer of the operating leasing products of Arval to the clients of the bank.

Slovakia > Dispute resolution Tier 2

BBH advokátska kancelária, s.r.o.’s disputes practice draws from the firm’s strengths in corporate, M&A, banking and finance to handle associated litigation and arbitration. The department is equally strong advising on out-of-court and in-court matters, and is noted for having a particular specialism in insolvency and bankruptcy disputes. Olga Beláňová is the head of the team.

Practice head(s):

Olga Beláňová

Other key lawyers:

Matej Blahút; Roman Vydra; Alena Liskova; Maros Kacmar; Adela Svingerova

Testimonials

‘Working with BBH is always smooth, professional and on time. All employees always act very professionally and always find the best possible option for us. They have big team of experienced employees, specializing in different areas of law, which gives us the best outcome for any problems we have.’

‘They provided us with professional legal counselling and represented us with due care. Client support from BBH is outstanding, BBH team is always prepared to provide its professional support based on deep knowledge of matters of law.’

‘Our contact person in BBH is Matej Blahút, but the dispute resolution team is led by Olga Beláňová (partner) and Roman Vydra (senior associate). We appreciate their experience, expertise and overall client approach. Solutions suggested by BBH with respect to our issues with the dispute were really complex and they provided us with support beyond our expectations. We would recommend the BBH dispute resolution team to anyone.’

‘They are innovative in legal solutions, able to think out-of-the-box and always goal-oriented.’

Key clients

Erste Group Immorent Slovensko, s.r.o.

O2 Czech Republic a.s.

Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s. (Erste Group)

Waldviertler Sparkasse Bank AG (Erste Group)

Česká spořitelna, a.s. (Erste Group)

BMB Partners s.r.o. and their clients

ARVAL SLOVAKIA, s.r.o.

ČEZ Slovensko, s.r.o.

Electrolux s.r.o.

Europapier Slovensko, s. r. o.

KAPRAIN Group

PPF Group N.V.

FORTISCHEM a. s.

Work highlights

  • Acting for Waldviertler Sparkasse Bank in a €105m claim before the District Court Banska Bystrica.
  • Representing O2 Czech Republic in a high-value dispute.
  • Advising banks from Erste Group in relation to several multimillion disputes.

Slovakia > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Noted for its ‘unique cross-border experience in various industries’, BBH advokátska kancelária, s.r.o. provides corporate and M&A advice across a range of sectors, notably information technology, banking and real estate. It has played a key role in a number of significant M&A deals over the past decade. Miroslav Fašung co-heads the team with Matej Blahút.

Practice head(s):

Miroslav Fašung; Matej Blahút

Other key lawyers:

Olga Belanova

Testimonials

‘Unique cross-border experience (Czech, Slovak, Russian) in various industries – banking, real estate, etc.’

‘Miroslav Fasung – very good quality of work, always available, very good knowledge of law. Olga Belanova – experienced and seasoned partner with great drive and always doing extra work for the client.’

‘BBH’s team, led by Mr. Fašung, has assisted us with very complex M&A issues to our satisfaction and so we would recommend BBH to anyone. We appreciate that they are able to provide us with complex legal guidance and defend our interests.’

‘Our main contact for M&A or commercial issues is partner of BBH, Mr. Miroslav Fašung. We value his ability to respond in timely manner and his pro-client approach. Besides above mentioned we think, that Mr. Fašung is highly skilled lawyer with remarkable working etiquette.’

Key clients

ČEZ ESCO, a.s.

Euro Vital Pharma

ČEZ Slovensko

ESCO Slovensko, a.s.

První Investiční Group

YnveStorY a.s.

Generali Real Estate S.p.A.

Erste Group Immorent Slovensko, s.r.o.

KAPRAIN Group

Work highlights

  • Advised ČEZ ESCO, a.s. on establishment of ESCO Slovensko, a.s., the joint-venture with SPP active in the provision of energy services.
  • Advised ČEZ Slovensko, s.r.o. on sale of portfolio of its electricity and gas customers to SPP.
  • Advised KAPRAIN Group on acquisition of FORTISCHEM, a.s., the company operating significant chemical plant in Nováky, Slovakia.

Slovakia > Real estate and construction Tier 4

BBH advokátska kancelária, s.r.o. is ‘always prepared to provide its professional support based on deep knowledge of matters of law’. It acts for clients on high-value real estate investment transactions, financings and litigation. Clients include developers, purchasers and sellers, financing banks and creditors. Olga Beláňová focuses on real estate transactions and projects, and co-heads the practice with Matej Blahút.

Practice head(s):

Olga Beláňová; Matej Blahút

Other key lawyers:

Roman Vydra; Miroslav Fasung

Testimonials

‘BBH is our preferred adviser for all legal issues concerning the Slovak Republic. They are reliable, fast and always professional. We appreciate their advice not only in legal, but also in commercial matters.’

‘Olga Belanova is the partner responsible for our cases. She is experienced, understands both the law and business, and leads her team very well. Roman Vydra is the associate who we most cooperate with. Roman is smart, has great attention to detail, communication skills and is always able to respond to our enquiries very quickly.’

‘BBH always provided us with creative tailor-made solutions and fulfilled our legal, as well as commercial needs. Client support from BBH is outstanding, BBH team is always prepared to provide its professional support based on deep knowledge of matters of law.’

‘Our contact person is Matej Blahút, who we think stands out because of his always professional and dedicated approach.’

‘Strong long standing base of clients which appreciates the level of work provide by the team. Excellent value for money.’

‘Miroslav Fasung – very good quality of work, always available, very good knowledge of law. Matej Blahut – partner with great drive and always doing extra work for the client.’

Key clients

Erste Group Immorent

YIT Slovakia, a.s.

Generali Group – Generali Real Estate (Green Point Offices a.s.)

ARVAL SLOVAKIA

Waldviertler Sparkasse Bank AG

Nové Vajnory, s.r.o. / Nordic Real Estate Holding

GTB a.s.

Kaprain Group

První Investiční Group

Work highlights

  • Provided První Investiční Group with comprehensive legal advisory services in connection with the acquisition and subsequent development of multimillion real estate project in Georgia.
  • Acted for Erste Group Immorent on the sale of the industrial park Immopark Žilina to industrial property development company CTP.
  • Advising Kaprain Group on various legal issues related to acquisition and operation of industrial area in Nováky, Slovakia, used for operation of business of company FORTISCHEM a. s. “pod dočasnou ochranou”.

Slovakia > Projects and energy

Energy expert Miroslav Fašung is the go-to name in the BBH advokátska kancelária, s.r.o. practice that advises on a range of projects, as well as provideing a specialism in waste management law, in particular in relation to WEEE (waste from electric and electronic equipment).

BBH advokátska kancelária, s.r.o. (BBH SK) is a prominent Slovak law firm with an international presence. BBH is a specialist in the legal field for Central Europe currently operating in Prague and Bratislava, and having coverage in other countries in the region through a network of partner law firms.

BBH SK was established by means of merging Prague office of BBH and a team of Slovak lawyers led by Olga Beláňová in Bratislava. The result of the previous long-term cooperation was the establishment of the limited liability company BBH advokátska kancelária, s.r.o. in 2007.

BBH does not have the ambition to become a competitor of international law firms doing business on a global basis, but to further develop what has the greatest added value for our clients – superior experience based on the best legal service in each country and knowledge of the region and its environment.

BBH offers international and domestic clients legal advice on cross-border transactions and in litigation and arbitration proceedings held before all manner of tribunal and provides strategic counsel in most areas of law. Due to the firm’s daily international practice, BBH lawyers understand the objectives, expectations and requirements of their prominent clients and can satisfy their exacting needs with high-level innovative legal support.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking and finance Miroslav Fašungmfasung@bbh.sk+421-2-2086-1020 (21)
Banking and finance Matej Blahútmblahut@bbh.sk+421-2-2086-1020 (21)
Capital markets Miroslav Fašungmfasung@bbh.sk+421-2-2086-1020 (21)
Energy Miroslav Fašungmfasung@bbh.sk+421-2-2086-1020 (21)
Competition Miroslav Fašungmfasung@bbh.sk+421-2-2086-1020 (21)
Litigation and arbitration Olga Beláňováobelanova@bbh.sk+421-2-2086-1020 (21)
M&A and corporate Miroslav Fašungmfasung@bbh.sk+421-2-2086-1020 (21)
M&A and corporate Olga Beláňováobelanova@bbh.sk+421-2-2086-1020 (21)
M&A and corporate Matej Blahútmblahut@bbh.sk+421-2-2086-1020 (21)
Real estate Matej Blahútmblahut@bbh.sk+421-2-2086-1020 (21)
Real estate Olga Beláňováobelanova@bbh.sk+421-2-2086-1020 (21)
Insolvency and restructuring Olga Beláňováobelanova@bbh.sk+421-2-2086-1020 (21)
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Olga Beláňová photo Olga BeláňováPartner Olga Beláňová is a Founding Partner and, concurrently, the Managing Partner…
Matej Blahút photo Matej BlahútPartner Matej Blahút is a partner in BBH SK, being a Co-head of…
Miroslav Fašung photo Miroslav FašungPartner Miroslav Fašung is a Partner with BBH SK co-heading the M&A…
Veronika Matuščinová photo Veronika MatuščinováSenior Associate Veronika Matuščinová is a Senior Associate with BBH SK currently…
Roman Vydra photo Roman VydraSenior Associate Roman Vydra is a Senior Associate with BBH, specializing in…
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