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Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o.
ZOCHOVA 5
81103 BRATISLAVA
Slovakia

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o. regularly works in tandem with the firm’s Prague office on a number of corporate reorganisations and cross-border mid-market transactions for clients in the manufacturing, real estate, automotive and and technology sectors. It also acts on a range of corporate governance matters, contract negotiations and liquidations. The team is jointly led by fintech expert Silvia Belovičová and Prague-based private equity specialist Radek Janeček.

Practice head(s):

Radek Janeček; Silvia Belovičová

Key clients

ARX Equity Partners

ESPIRA Investments

Air Liquide S.A.

Lincoln Electric

LOTTE Chemical Deutschland GmbH

Lordship a.s.

Minerals Technologies Inc.

Low & Bonar Slovakia, a.s

Schoeller Allibert Services B.V.

DurhamLane Limited

gottschligg GmbH.

MOZYTA s.r.o.

McCarter a.s

The British Embassy

Liberty Global B.V.

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o. handles international investment arbitrations for leading multinationals and sovereign states from across the CEE region and beyond; it also hanles high-profile litigation cases for Slovak municipalities, foreign embassies and retail companies in title disputes and restitutions. The team is jointly led by arbitrator Tatiana Prokopová and New York-based Stephen Anway. Stanislav Ďurica is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Stephen Anway; Tatiana Prokopová

Other key lawyers:

Stanislav Ďurica

Testimonials

‘Squire Patton Boggs’ team is excellent. All throughout our engagement, I witnessed a very professional and human approach. ’

‘Stanislav Durica works in a professional manner. He always presents his various arguments and options, clearly and comprehensively. A credit to a standout firm.’

Key clients

Marianka Municipality

Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Croatia

Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic

Office of State Attorney of Croatia

Prof. Ing. Mária Bieliková PhD.

Rand Investments Ltd.

Romanian Embassy

TESCO STORES SR, a.s

The Foreign Disputes Department of the State of Libya

Turkmenistan

Valvoline Inc.

Západoslovenská energetika, a.s.

Real estate and construction Tier 2

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o.’s strength in real estate litigation sees it acting on a number of complex title disputes, restitutions and land-use matters for Slovak municipalities, multinational clients and foreign embassies operating in the region. It also advises on asset transactions, urban development projects and leasing mandates for its largely international client base. Tatiana Prokopová rejoined as the firm's managing partner and practice head, having spent the previous five years as the general counsel of a foreign real estate developer.

Practice head(s):

Tatiana Prokopová

Testimonials

‘I appreciate the professionalism of its staff.’

‘Ready to offer solutions.’

Key clients

Chipita Slovakia, s.r.o.

Decathlon SK s.r.o.

LafargeHolcim European Business Services

Lincoln Electric Slovakia

Marianka Municipality

Nuppu Housing s.r.o.

Olympic Entertainment Group AS

Romanian Embassy

TESCO STORES SR, a.s.

United States Embassy

Západoslovenská energetika, a.s.

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 3

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o.’s banking and finance practice stands out for its strength in fintech and blockchain and cryptocurrency matters. Practice head Silvia Belovičová has specialist expertise in fintech and regtech issues, but also leads the team on a range of regulatory and restructuring mandates, real estate financing and acquisition financing. Also of note is the emerging focus on trade receivables and factoring work, often in collaboration with colleagues from the firm’s Prague and Berlin offices.

Practice head(s):

Silvia Belovičová; Danica Šebestová

Key clients

Banco Santander

Hanon Systems Slovakia s.r.o.

Československá obchodní banka a.s.

Lordship

Employment Tier 3

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o.’s global network of offices sees the Bratislava team regularly advising on a number of cross-border employment matters for clients in the world of pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, food and automotive. Frequent mandates include collective dismissals, trade union negotiations and negotiations with external contractors and agencies - often working in tandem with its Prague and other European offices. The practice is bolstered by the arrival of several new associates, including the labour and technology-focused Richard Svocák, and Alexandra Gacíková, who concentrates on real estate and labour matters. Practice head Stanislav Ďurica is experienced in labour disputes and proceedings at the Constitutional Court and Supreme Court.

Practice head(s):

Stanislav Ďurica

Other key lawyers:

Richard Svoćak; Alexandra Gacíková

Key clients

AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

BESTRENT s.r.o.

Compass Group

ConvaTec

Diebold Nixdorf

DS Smith Plc.

GlaxoSmithKline Slovakia s.r.o.

gottschligg GmbH

Lincoln Electric

Lotte Advanced Materials

MARKÍZA – SLOVAKIA, spol. s r.o.

Nordson Corporation

Perceptron Inc.

Prof. Ing. Mária Bieliková, PhD.

The Association for Culture, Education and Communication (ACEC)

The firm: Squire Patton Boggs is one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, providing insight at the point where law, business and government meet.

The firm gives clients a voice, supports their ambitions and is committed to working alongside them to achieve successful outcomes.

With a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 47 offices across 20 countries, Squire Patton Boggs provides unrivalled access to expertise, guidance and invaluable connections on the ground. The firm delivers a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale – locally or globally – and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.

The firm offers solutions shaped by a clear, commercially-focused understanding of clients’ business. Its robust and open culture enables the firm to find the right answers quickly and effectively from committed teams who understand the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges at hand. Recognising the impact of politics and regulation on businesses across the world today, the firm has a unique mix of world-renowned lobbying and political capabilities supporting clients across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

Squire Patton Boggs advises a diverse mix of clients – from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations – whom the firm places at the core of everything it does.

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Aerospace, defence and government services
Automotive
Aviation
Brands and consumer products
Business immigration
Chemicals
Communications
Competition – antitrust
Construction and engineering
Corporate
Data privacy and cybersecurity
Energy and natural resources
Environmental, safety and health
Financial services
Government investigations and white-collar
Healthcare
Hospitality and leisure
Industrial products
Infrastructure
Institutional investors
Intellectual property and technology
International dispute resolution
International trade
Labour and employment
Latin America
Life sciences
Litigation
Media and advertising
Pensions
Private investment funds
Public and infrastructure finance
Public policy
Real estate
Restructuring and insolvency
Retail
Sports and entertainment
Tax credit finance and community development
Tax strategy and benefits
Transportation, shipping and logistics
Contact : Mark Ruehlmann (chairman/global CEO)
Contact : Tatiana Prokopová (managing partner)
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Recognised as one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, Squire Patton Boggs provides insight at the point where law, business and government meet.

Squire Patton Boggs gives clients a voice, supports their ambitions and is committed to working alongside them to achieve successful outcomes.

With a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 45 offices across 20 countries, Squire Patton Boggs provides unrivalled access to expertise, guidance and invaluable connections on the ground. The firm delivers a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale – locally or globally – and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.

Squire Patton Boggs offers solutions shaped by a clear, commercially focused understanding of clients’ business. The firm’s robust and open culture enables us to find the right answers quickly and effectively from committed teams of lawyers who understand the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges at hand. Recognising the impact of politics and regulation on businesses across the world today, Squire Patton Boggs has a unique mix of world-renowned lobbying and political capabilities supporting clients across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

The firm advises a diverse mix of clients – from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations – whom the firm places at the core of everything it does.

Department Name Email Telephone
Chair/Global CEO Mark J. Ruehlmann