Jan Sibinčič > Law Firm Sibincic Novak & Partners > Ljubljana, Slovenia > Lawyer Profile

Law Firm Sibincic Novak & Partners

Work Department

M&A / Corporate and Commercial law / Capital markets / Cross-border transactions / Restructuring / Insolvency procedures / Corporate Taxation


Managing Partner


Jan is a partner and the managing director of the law firm. He advises in general corporate matters, M&A transactions, restructurings and insolvency proceedings.

The range of transactions on which Jan has recently advised includes privatisations, private acquisitions, joint ventures and restructurings. In the past he had advised many domestic and international clients, including several foreign PEs and strategic investors.

Since 2018, Jan has been ranked as a leading lawyer by the all major global ranking directories. IFLR1000 recognizes him as a Highly Regarded Lawyer in M&A and Capital markets, Chambers and Partners ranks him as Band 3 lawyer, and The Legal500 ranks Jan a Leading Individual.

He frequently publishes articles in the business press and holds lectures in the field of Corporate law and Taxation.

Jan is fluent in Slovene, English, Croatian and Serbian.

Clients about Jan:

“Jan Sibinčič, who handles our biggest transactions and most complex matters, is recommended. As he has been with us since the beginning, we feel as if he is an internal team member; it is always a pleasure working with. ” The Legal 500

“Jan Sibinčič is an excellent all-round lawyer, with great understanding of our business and a great team leader. He has in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of corporate matters and taxes. ” The Legal 500

“Excellent, very high competence and wide range.” IFLR 1000

“He handles all of our most complex matters with passion and thoroughness and is extremely responsive. He is capable of leading a vast number of different lawyers and has great negotiations skills.” IFLR 1000

“Full commitment, focused, client oriented and sector expertise.” IFLR 1000

“He has amazing negotiation skills and a lot of patience when it comes to dealing with complex negotiations.” IFLR 1000

“He is extremely responsive and knows our company in detail. He gives us confidence and thinks outside the box. His knowledge of corporate, financial and tax law and ability to connect everything into an optimal solution is simply amazing. We consider him as a part of our core management team and always consider his opinion before acting.” IFLR 1000

“Jan is a good lawyer who provides very good and solid advice to clients.” IFLR 1000

“Jan Sibinčič really understands how businesses work and how deals impact a company. He doesn’t just focus on the legal aspects of the work but he takes into account what is best for our business’ success.” Chambers & Partners

“Jan is very experienced in M&A. He is very reliable and we always receive helpful assistance from him.” Chambers & Partners


Slovene, English, Serbian, Croatian


Slovenian Bar Association
Chamber ob Insolvency Administrators of Slovenia
AmCham Slovenia


University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law
IEDC – Bled School of Management

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Jan Sibinčič – Law Firm Sibinčič Novak & Partners

Law Firm Sibinčič Novak & Partners advises a range of domestic and international clients on corporate matters, M&A transactions, capital markets, and restructuring. Notably, cross-border matters are a key strength of the team, particularly those regarding taxation. Jan Sibinčič oversees both the corporate and corporate tax teams, with Matic Novak, the head of M&A.