Selected Work Highlights

  • Large European energy group on the EUR 1.3 bil. sale of 49% stake in a Slovak energy company

  • National Highway Company (NDS) in multiple high-value disputes, including international Dispute Adjudication Board proceedings, court proceedings, and settlements

  • On a sale of shares in Spinea (global top 3 manufacturer in its sector) to US listed Timken

  • Insurance company operating across the European Economic Area (EEA) against multiple national regulators, the European regulator, the European Commission and led a team of local and international counsels across 8 jurisdictions in long-term regulatory defence proceedings. These involved a wide array of pending litigations at all levels of national commercial, administrative, and constitutional courts, as well as the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and Board of Appeals

  • Queensway Restaurants Slovakia on expansion of their chain of fast-food restaurants in Slovakia, including issues relating to corporate finance, labour law, marketing and other operational issues, and on the development of new units in prime locations in western, central and eastern Slovakia

  • One of the world’s most successful premium automotive companies on telecom regulatory matters relating to proposed connected car services and associated services

  • Erste Group Bank AG, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Apollo (various funds), J.P. Morgan SE and others in connection with interim bridge financing and preparation of the overall debt restructuring of the Schur Group, involving EUR 160 mil. of new loans and EUR 413 mil. write-off of bank debt and supply chain financing

  • Czech bank on refinancing of numerous real estate developments project

  • Austrian Anadi Bank on financing of an international insurance company, including assessment of effects and constraints stemming from interim measures issued by the National Bank of Slovakia

  • Austrian Anadi Bank in connection with lawsuits asserting ineffectiveness of pledge agreements

  • American Bank of Commerce on financing of acquisition of assets in Slovakia, US, France and Germany

  • Investment company on bridge financing to a major Slovak asset management company in connection with acquisition of clothing brand

  • Czech bank in connection with EUR 80 mil. financing of a Slovak real estate mutual fund in relation to redemption of its units

  • Investment company on financing its acquisition of Spearhead group, one of the largest operators in the agricultural sector in Slovakia

  • Slovenské elektrárne on their disputes against contractors of the Mochovce Nuclear Powerplant (Units 3&4), including pre-litigation phase, strategic consultations and subsequent out-of-court settlement

  • Pixel Federation on intellectual property matters

Professional Experience