Peter Pukan

Tel.: +421 2 3219 1174


Peter is an associate with various corporate, M&A, financing and regulatory experience in energy and insurance  sectors as well as real estate and projects transactions.


Selected Experience

  • advising European and regional energy leader, on the sale of 49% stake in the Slovak energy company, including preparation and negotiation of transaction documentation with a project value of around EUR 1.3 billion
  • acting as Lead International Counsel and co-advising with Lazard on a sale of a Slovak manufacturing group (world’s top 3 in its sector) to US listed conglomerate with a project value EUR 150 million
  • advised on matters of Slovak law in relation to the acquisition of shares in a German high-barrier packaging solutions company with a project value EUR 900 million
  • 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 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 the co-founder of one of the market leaders in the field of browser-based and mobile games on his acquisition of a minority stake in Slovak start-up focused on building and operating a worldwide network of ground stations providing connectivity for satellite operators 
  • ongoing advice on Bratislava – Schwechat Pipeline project related issues 
  • advising client on the disposal of major asset from the portfolio of its milling operations in Slovakia 
  • together with local counsel advising on the sale of portfolio energy companies in Czech Republic
  • 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  
  • advising an international insurance company in connection with Subordinated Convertible SOLVENCY II Bonds financing and its listing on Vienna Stock Exchange
  • advising the Lead Arrangers on syndicated financing of the acquisition by a global private equity fund and refinancing of the target’s existing bank debt
  • advising on a contemplated acquisition of a group of companies operating in the field of electric energy supply quality and welding


Professional Experience:

  • 2022 to date Associate, Hillbridges, Bratislava
  • 2018 –2022 Junior Associate, Hillbridges, Bratislava
  • 2014 – 2016 Legal Assistant, PRK Partners, Bratislava


  • 2017 – 2018 University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam (LL.M.), International Trade and Investment Law
  • 2013 – 2017 Masaryk university, Faculty of law, Brno (Mgr.)


  • Advocate (Slovak Bar Association)