Firm Profile > Advokátska kancelária MCL, s.r.o. > Bratislava, Slovakia

Advokátska kancelária MCL, s.r.o.
CARLTON SAVOY & COURTYARD BUILDING
MOSTOVÁ 2, 811 02
Slovakia

Slovakia > Real estate and construction Tier 2

Advokátska kancelária MCL, s.r.o. continues to advise regional construction companies and developers on a range of matters, including site acquisitions, leasing, real estate and development financing transactions. The team also has a strong track record advising major private equity groups on large transactions in a number of European jurisdictions, assisting with the full lifecycle of a project. The practice is jointly led by Vojtech Pálinkáš, Martin Jurečko and Martin Habán.

Practice head(s):

Vojtech Pálinkáš; Martin Jurečko; Martin Habán

Key clients

MiddleCap

IAD Investments

Euromax

ŠK Slovan

HB Reavis

Všeobecná úverová banka

Slovakia > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 4

Advokátska kancelária MCL, s.r.o. has expertise in borrower-side mandates, including hedging arrangements and refinancing, acting for a number of private equity investors, consumer goods manufacturers and real estate developers. The team is jointly led by Michal Ranostaj, a corporate finance specialist based in the Prague office, and senior associate Simona Rapavá, who was a new arrival in March 2021. Since research concluded, Michal Ranostaj left the firm.

Practice head(s):

Martin Jurečko; Simona Rapavá

Key clients

MiddleCap

GGT

REINOO

Slovakia > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Advokátska kancelária MCL, s.r.o.’s client roster features Slovak investment funds, developers and private equity groups which it regularly advises on cross-border sales and acquisitions, restructurings and reorganisations. Martin Jurečko and Vojtech Pálinkáš jointly lead the team.

Practice head(s):

Martin Jurečko; Vojtech Pálinkáš

Key clients

HB Reavis

EXTENSA GROUP – TOP DEVELOPMENT

MIDDLECAP GROUP S.A.

EUROMAX SLOVAKIA a.s.

AIR VENTURES s.r.o.

TOP DEVELOPMENT a.s.

CDCP – CENTRAL SECURITIES DEPOSITORY OF SLOVAKIA

AEN GROUP

BAULI

MCL is a young leading independent law firm, with a team of reputable practitioners, with decades of experience from the premium international and domestic law firms. MCL started in 2016 and have organically grown to a successful office with over 16 lawyers who represents its clients in a number of landmark local and cross-border transactions. MCL provides legal services in Slovakia, Czech Republic and through renowned cooperating offices also in other jurisdictions, such as Austria, Cyprus, France, Hungary, Germany, Latvia, Luxembourg, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, UAE, United Kingdom or the USA.

Our lawyers and professionals provide services in the following practice disciplines and industry sectors:

M&A / Corporate / Commercial

M&A, corporate and commercial practice is at the heart of our firm. Our team includes leading M&A, corporate, commercial practitioners with extensive international, regional and local transactional experience who advised on the most significant transactions in the region in the last two decades.

We advise businesses on across the full spectrum of industry matters including M&A, joint ventures, disposals, debt and equity capital markets, governance, general commercial and corporate advisory matters. Our corporate & commercial practice help clients with everything from company reorganisation to securing commercial contracts. Our lawyers handle and coordinate transactions across key industry sectors such as aviation, energy, financial institutions, industrial, media, manufacturing, mining, private equity, railways, retail, TMT and transport.

A key component of our M&A practice is our understanding of tax, finance, regulatory and other related aspects of transactions and the ability to involve and coordinate other team members to perform seamless due diligence work and provide structuring and other transactional related advice.

Real Estate

Real estate is one of our principal strengths.  Our lawyers are experienced real estate professionals valued for their knowledge, experience and industry insights.

We offer a full-service real estate practice, with notable strengths in construction, commercial leasing, development and projects, environment, joint ventures, land use regulation, real estate finance and real estate litigation.

Our team advised on all aspects of most complex real estate projects and transactions, including development and projects, acquisition and sales, financings, litigation and a wide variety of contractual relations in related service businesses throughout the industry and represented owners, investors, developers, real estate funds, landlords and tenants and various related service providers.

Tax 

MCL tax team integrates innovative tax structuring expertise with the highest quality tax advisory skills to give clients comprehensive national and cross-border tax services.

Our extensive tax experience includes advising corporates, high-net-worth individuals on tax structuring, tax and transfer pricing, tax audits and disputes and private client matters. We also provide comprehensive legal advice covering all areas of tax law including planning, investigations and litigation services.

Alongside a wide range of tax-related services, we advise on structuring of sales and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions and development of innovative tax efficient structures for the full range of financing transactions.

Banking & Finance

Our banking and finance team includes highly-experienced lawyers, with long-term practice and know-how acquired in the course of some of most notable transactions on the Slovak and Czech market.

We advise debtors and financial institutions across the full spectrum of banking and finance matters, such as real estate finance, refinancing, project and acquisition financing, financial regulation, capital markets, bonds issuance and bankruptcy and restructuring.

Our areas of work include mostly preparation of a finance documentation, legal opinions, legal and financial transaction structuring and our great added value is also advisory on hedging transactions.

Dispute Resolution

Our disputes team is comprised of experts with extensive and practical experience acquired both  in advocacy and courts. Our practice covers various forms of dispute resolution, from mediation,  out-of-court or in court settlements to the disputes before the general or arbitration courts.

We incorporate strategic planning of the individual steps with a view to resolve the dispute in the most straight-forward and cost-effective fashion possible, preferably without having recourse to litigation.

Employment

MCL provides services to clients regarding labour-law issues, collective bargaining, as well as social security and health insurance law. Our services, containing the full range of labour-law advice, are primarily focused on employers, but also include services appropriate for employees, who ask for assistance in individual labour law disputes.

Our team has a broad experience with preparation of management and employment agreements, including advising on the related tax implications, termination of employment relationship (including mass layoffs), review of liability issues in connection with employment relationships.

We also represent clients in boardroom disputes, disciplinary issues before Slovak labour courts, public authorities, or social insurance office.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking&Finance, Corporate and M&A, Real Estate Martin Jurečko jurecko@akmcl.sk +421 2 4363 8154
Banking&Finance Simona Rapavá rapava@akmcl.sk +421 2 4363 8154
Corporate and M&A, Real Estate, Disputes Resolutions Employment Vojtech Pálinkáš palinkas@akmcl.sk +421 2 4363 8154
Real Estate, Disputes Resolutions Martin Habán haban@akmcl.sk +421 2 4363 8154
Tax, Corporate and M&A, Employment, Dispute Resolutions Matej Firický firicky@akmcl.sk +421 2 4363 8154
Photo Name Position Profile
 Viviana Štefanská  photo Viviana Štefanská AssociateViviana has more than 2 years of experience in commercial, corporate law,…
 Juraj Boďa  photo Juraj Boďa Senior AssociateJuraj has over 7 years´ experience advising on commercial matteres, construction…
 Matej Firický  photo Matej Firický PartnerWithin the office, Matej covers provision of legal and tax services for…
 Martin Habán  photo Martin Habán PartnerWithin the office, Martin advises clients on all aspects real estate transactions,…
 Martin Jurečko  photo Martin Jurečko PartnerMartin advises on all aspects of M&A transactions, including due diligence exercises,…
 Ingrida Jurková  photo Ingrida Jurková AssociateFor more than 2 years, Ingrida has focused mainly on commercial and…
 Martin Mičák  photo Martin Mičák Senior AssociateMartin has over 7 years’ experience advising clients on various legal and…
 Vojtech Pálinkáš  photo Vojtech Pálinkáš Partner He is advising both local and foreign clients on a variety of…
 Dominika Paršová  photo Dominika Paršová AssociateFor more than year, Dominika has focused on commercial, corporate law and…
 Nikola Pavlíková  photo Nikola Pavlíková AssociateFor more than 3 years Nikola specializes in civil and commercial law,…
 Simona Rapavá  photo Simona Rapavá With more than 13 years experience. Simona has advised banks and corporate…
 Peter Staríček  photo Peter Staríček Senior AssociatePeter has over 14 years´ experience advising on procedural law and…
 Kamila Turčanová  photo Kamila Turčanová Senior AssociateFor more than 15 years Kamila has focused mainly on corporate…
 Petra Wiedermann  photo Petra Wiedermann Senior AssociatePetra has been involved in commercial and real estate law for…
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