Monika Uhnáková (Kulanová)


Monika is an associate and has several years of experience advising clients from various sectors including energy, insurance or leisure & travel with corporate and M&A transactions, labor law matters as well as litigation.


Selected Experience

  • advising an international insurance company on obtaining financing in the amount of EUR 100 million to substitute and supplement standard reinsurance scheme for insurance products offered in multiple jurisdictions 
  • advised a French multinational pharmaceutical and healthcare company on the sale of its generic business in Slovakia
  • advised in connection with a cross-border merger involving several jurisdictions including Slovakia, Cyprus and Panama 
  • advising international insurance company on various strategic matters, as well as regulatory advice in the insurance/financial markets areas, including acting as Lead Counsel and advising the client on multinational enquiry proceedings and various legal issues related to dealings with European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and National Bank of Slovakia and managing local legal counsels in multiple jurisdictions
  • advised international manufacturer of building and decorative materials on their acquisition of a majority stake in a Slovak carbon-fibre component manufacturer and subsequently on the disposal of its majority stake to an international company specializing on manufacturing composite materials and parts 
  • advising one of the market leaders in the field of browser-based and mobile games on multiple-tier shareholder structuring
  • advising an international travel group on a wide range of corporate, contractual and labor law matters
  • representing client in two lawsuits against the Slovak Republic for damages in connection with the adoption of local legislation related to hybrid mail service in breach of EU law


Professional Experience:

  • 2018 to date Associate, Hillbridges, Bratislava
  • 2017 – 2018 Junior Associate, Hillbridges, Bratislava
  • 2014 – 2017 Lawyer, Nuclear Regulatory Authority of the Slovak Republic, Department of Legislation and Legal Affairs, Bratislava
  • 2013 – 2014 Intern, Office of Labour, Social Affairs and Family, Department of Social and Legal Protection of Children and Social Curatorship, Humenné
  • 2009 – 2012 Legal Assistant, Dušan Sitarčík Legal Practice, Humenné


  • 2008 – 2013 Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Faculty of Law, Košice