Zdolsek Attorneys at law > Ljubljana, Slovenia > Firm Profile

Zdolsek Attorneys at law

Slovenia > Leading firms Tier 3

Managing partner and commercial litigator Stojan Zdolšek leads the ‘young and driven team’ at Zdolsek Attorneys at law, which undertakes a range of corporate and commercial matters, including M&A transactions and restructurings. It also supports clients with commercial litigation, insolvencies, and white-collar crime mandates. Katja Zdolšek and Barbara Kozlevčar Kuhar are also 'extremely capable' team members. Zdolšek handles a large proportion of the team’s M&A projects, as well as antitrust and state aid mandates.

Practice head(s):

Stojan Zdolšek


‘Zdolšek Attorneys at Law is a young and driven team that is very well versed in issues related to litigation, cross-border enforcement of court decisions, and bills of exchange.’

‘They are very flexible and accommodating time-wise, as well as efficiently organised with excellent management skills. The team is very professional.’

‘Zdolšek’s team is unique in its approach of combining relentless professional excellence with a human approach to tackling difficult issues. This approach has allowed them to execute difficult deals while keeping clients satisfied and explaining complex legal issues to them in a manner that is clear to everyone on the team.’

‘Very knowledgeable lawyers who are willing to work and take on cases in various sectors.’

‘Stojan Zdolšek is very professional and experienced, principled and determined, and he pays attention to the details and procedures.’

‘Katja Zdolšek is among the top lawyers in Slovenia. She is brilliant, energetic, enthusiastic, and an exceptional practitioner. She doesn’t leave a stone unturned. She is the bravest and the most informed attorney ever. It is fascinating how calm and informed she is when making decisions.’

‘Katja Zdolšek and Barbara Kozlevčar Kuhar are extremely capable attorneys who have legal expertise, are sensitive to client’s needs, and have an in-depth understanding of the sector, which extends beyond merely solving the legal problem at hand.’

‘Katja Zdolšek provides strong added value for projects, not just on the legal issues, but on the overall execution of the deal. She not only has the skills to solve even the most difficult legal issues, but also the breadth to comprehend other aspects of the deal and their potential legal implications.’

Key clients

Hisense Gorenje d.o.o.1


Sava d.d.1

BTC, d.d.1

DM Drogerie Markt

Telekom Slovenije, d.d.1

Fortenova Group


Zavarovalnica Triglav1

Krka, d.d.1

DARS d.d.1

Geoplin, d.o.o.1

Farmadent d.o.o1


Work highlights

  • Advised Fortenova on the €615m sale of Ledo Group to Nomad Foods.
  • Represented a private pharmacy operator in a state aid case against the European Commission before the EU General Court and achieved an annulment of the state aid decision by the European Commission concerning the state aid awarded by the Municipality of Ljubljana to public pharmacies.
  • Acting for Gen-I and GEN EL in a corporate dispute between two shareholders, the Republic of Slovenia and an investment firm, who have failed to agree on appointment of a new management board in the company.