Patrik Giertl

Tel.: +421 2 3219 1124

E-mail: patrik.giertl@hillbridges.com

Patrik is an Associate focusing on corporate, real estate and projects. He has been involved in numerous projects in particular with respect to their development, financing as well as numerous acquisitions and disposals. 

 

Selected Experience

  • representing state-owned motorway company on multiple top tier value disputes regarding infrastructure development, including international DAB proceedings, preliminary out-of-court dispute resolution, pre-trial strategic consultations and case development, out-of-court settlements and various court proceedings
  • advising a global real estate logistics provider and investment manager in respect of acquisition of multiple properties for client’s new development projects in Slovakia, including acquisition of ca. 350,000 sqm development land bank near Bratislava’s international airport
  • advising a private client on a EUR 20mil entry of 70% strategic partner - a Luxembourg investment fund to the client’s heat production and distribution portfolio, and on creation of their joint investment and acquisition platform with up to EUR 250mil of funds allocated for other infrastructure investments across CEE 
  • advising one of the market leaders in the field of browser-based and mobile games on multiple-tier shareholder structuring
  • advising lenders on Slovak law issues related to a refinancing of a Polish retail footwear company with subsidiaries in a number of CEE jurisdictions, including Slovakia
  • advising the borrower on the financing and development of a new residential area in the western part of Bratislava 
  • represented a leading multinational technology corporation in multiple white collar investigations regarding its relationships with private parties and the public sector 

Background

Professional Experience:

  • 08/2019 to date Associate, Hillbridges, Bratislava
  • 03/2019  – 08/2019 Junior Associate, Hillbridges, Bratislava
  • 2016 – 2019 Junior Associate, White & Case, Bratislava
  • 2015 – 2016 Legal Intern, White & Case, Bratislava
  • 2014 – 2015 Legal assistant, BBH advokátska kancelária, Bratislava

Education:

  • 2011 – 2016 Masaryk university, Faculty of law, Brno (Mgr.)