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Dentons is equally strong acting for borrowers and lenders in complex banking and finance, regulatory and capital markets mandates. Its team includes Stanislava Valientová, who has 15 years of experience in this space. Marcell Clark is active in major real estate finance transactions and restructurings in central and eastern Europe (CEE), as well as southeast Europe. Peter Kubina handles a mix of domestic and cross-border financing transactions, and he is also active in debt capital markets matters. Counsel Patricia Gossányiová and senior associate Petra Štrbová are also key figures.
Peter Kubina; Stanislava Valientová
‘The firm has always provided service of the highest level of quality‘
‘Stanislava Valientová is a perfect leader for complex transactions, is patient during long term negotiations and has a positive mood and sense of humour‘
‘Peter Kubina has excellent negotiation skills and the ability to provide complex structures as well as quick alternative solutions‘
‘Peter Kubina stands out as a great leader and coordinator‘
‘Patricia Gossányiová stands out with a pro-active and flexible approach‘
‘Stanislava Valientová is the best real estate finance lawyer on the market‘
‘I appreciate all of the aspects of the firm’s legal services, especially, the accuracy, quality, speed, excellent communication and informal attitude to the clients‘
Tatra banka (Raiffeisen Group)
Slovenská sporiteľňa (ERSTE Group)
Československá obchodná banka (KBC Group)
UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, Bratislava Branch
Komerční banka, (Société Générale Group) – Bratislava Branch
Všeobecná úverová banka (a member of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group)
Oesterreichische Entwicklungsbank AG
VTB Bank (Europe) SE
Dispute resolution Tier 1
Dentons' practice is jointly led by recently promoted partner Daniel Lipšic, who is experienced in criminal defence work, and civil litigation and arbitration expert Peter Kubina. Juraj Gyárfáš, who demonstrates strong capabilities in corporate disputes and competition-related matters, joined from Allen & Overy Bratislava, s.r.o..
Peter Kubina; Daniel Lipšic
‘Peter Kubina is a calm and humble legal specialist‘
‘Daniel Lipšic is the best lawyer one can get in Slovakia in the field of criminal defense; his experience, knowledge and good estimates increase the chances significantly‘
‘The team is commended for its high levels of professionalism‘
Tatra banka, a.s.
Inžinierske stavby, a.s.
ESET, spol. s r.o.
Markíza – Slovakia
UniCredit Leasing Slovakia, a.s.
Real estate and construction Tier 1
Dentons is active in high-profile real estate transactions, and it also undertakes real estate finance tranactions for lenders and borrowers. On the contentious side, real estate and construction disputes are a key strength. Elsewhere, the team is knowledgeable about asset management and leasing issues. Marcell Clark and Peter Kubina are recommended, as is managing counsel Martin Mendel. The group was bolstered in 2019 by the arrival of Juraj Gyárfáš from Allen & Overy Bratislava, s.r.o..
‘Martin Mendel is excellent in acquisitions or other M&A‘
‘The firm delivers very good work; it delivers what is promised on time. Very good business acumen, which is driven by extensive experience‘
‘Peter Kubina has strong finance experience‘
Tatra banka (a member of the Raiffeisen Group)
Všeobecná úverová banka (Member of Intesa SanPaolo Group)
CNIC Corporation Limited
Dentons offers extensive coverage of the CEE and CIS regions, and regularly works in tandem with its Prague office to handle corporate and M&A instructions for clients on both the buy and sell sides. The Bratislava team has a strong track record in advising international clients on their entry into the Slovak market. It handles a mix of transactional and day-to-day support. Zuzana Šimeková is knowledgeable about competition issues related to M&A. The team has recently been bolstered by the arrival of Juraj Gyárfáš from Allen & Overy Bratislava, s.r.o. in 2019. Counsels Katarina Pecnová and Martin Mendel are also recommended. Jan Procházka oversees the team.
‘Martin Mendel has extensive experience of the transactions that we do and is able to apply it to non-standard situations‘
Tatra Asset Management (TAM)
COLAS Slovakia, a.s.
Stadler Rail Management
Czechoslovak Group (CSG)
Employment Tier 2
The employment department at Dentons regularly works with the corporate team to advise on the employment aspects of transactions. The firm's sizeable global footprint makes it a strong choice for international clients. It also provides support to clients on a range of employment issues, such as data protection, whistleblowing, dismissals and reorganisations.
Peter Kubina; Katarína Pecnová
Keyence International Belgium NV/SA
CK Holdings Col., Ltd.
Merck & Co.
Mevis Slovakia, s.r.o.
Daubert Cromwell Branch
Tribune Media Co
Nike Retail B.V.
Dentons > Firm Profile
The firm: Dentons’ legal team has been active in the Slovak market since 1993. Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognised by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which they live and work. www.dentons.com.
Dentons’ global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size.
Areas of practice: Dentons’ lawyers and professionals provide services in the following practice disciplines and industry sectors:
Banking and finance: Dentons covers every aspect of banking and capital markets transactions in the world’s leading financial centres. Dentons helps clients access and invest new sources of capital, develop and use financial products, structure financing transactions, comply with regulations, respond to investigations and resolve disputes..
Competition and antitrust: Dentons provides legal advice and judicial assistance in all aspects of national and EU competition law, consumer law, state aid, tender procedures and regulatory issues. Clients receive tailored, industry-focused advice on complex litigation, investigations by competition authorities, merger control, competition compliance, or commercial arrangements.
Corporate and M&A: Dentons provides clients with comprehensive legal advice on public and private M&A, joint ventures, corporate finance, private equity, disposals, corporate restructurings, and general commercial, antitrust and corporate governance issues.
Litigation, dispute resolution and arbitration: Dentons’ highly reputable Litigation and Dispute Resolution lawyers are particularly well known for helping clients resolve disputes in energy, construction and engineering, banking, restructuring and insolvency, life sciences and retail. The team is also highly experienced in EU trade disputes, investigations and international arbitration.
Energy: with one of the world’s leading energy practices, Dentons guides clients on strategy, market entry, transactions, regulatory issues and dispute resolution. Its clients include oil majors, independents, distributors, power generators and utilities, financial institutions, public entities and large customers, new energy and old..
Real estate: Dentons’ real estate practice is the largest in the world. It advises real estate owners, investors and lenders on some of the most complex development, acquisition, disposition, debt and equity transactions in today’s market.
Restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy: Dentons’ teams formulate strategies for trustees, bondholders, investors, traders, debtors, creditors and creditor committees around the world as they pursue claims for clients through negotiation and litigation.
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Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 8,600+ at this office : 20+
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