Cechová & Partners S.R.O., established in 1990, is one of the leading Slovak commercial law firms. All lawyers are admitted or associate members of the Slovak Bar Association.
Cechová & Partners is committed to building a truly independent local law firm, offering in-depth knowledge of Slovak law and business and profound experience in the local market, while providing legal assistance and client service of recognized international standards. The firm is consistently top-ranked by directories like Legal 500, Chambers, IFLR 1000 or GCR 100.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Cechová & Partners regularly advises foreign investors, multinationals and local clients on a variety of M&A and restructuring matters. It has acted in international acquisitions, sales of enterprises, local and cross-border mergers and joint ventures.
Cechová & Partners is a leading competition practice in the country. Its team acts on competition matters including compliance issues, representing clients at the NCA in antitrust investigations and merger clearances.
Corporate and Commercial
Cechová & Partners is regularly involved in corporate matters and procedures, as well as contract drafting and reviews.
The firm provides full employment and labor law assistance including employment contracts, termination, damage actions, works councils, antidiscrimination, data protection, health and safety at work, pensions, share plans and benefits.
Regulatory and Compliance
Regulatory assistance is among the fastest growing within the firm, particularly in the areas of pharmaceuticals, consumer protection, energy, food, IT, privacy, and transportation. Compliance reviews and forensic assistance are of growing prominence.
The firm regularly represents clients in disputes at courts, arbitration tribunals and in administrative proceedings.
Insolvency and Restructurings
Cechová & Partners regularly advises on insolvency and restructuring matters while Katarína Cechová, partner, is duly licensed as a bankruptcy and restructuring trustee. Firm provided comprehensive legal services in relation to restructuring of one of the largest construction companies in Europe, and assisted key majority creditors during financial restructuring of a leading Slovak producer of heavy metal constructions for agricultural, construction, mining and other machinery.
Banking and Finance
Cechová & Partners has established its reputation throughout the banking and financial community. The firm’s clients include banks, facility arrangers, foreign investors, security houses, financial institutions and insurance companies.
Financing Cechová & Partners has assisted its clients in a number of project finance matters, such as advising a foreign sponsor on one of the largest project finance transactions in Slovakia in the energy sector.
Cechová & Partners have gained respectable experience in this field, advising major international clients, investors, private equity funds, developers, banks, property managers and others, dealing with all aspects of real estate transactions.
IP and Media
Cechová & Partners advises on trademarks, domain names, copyright and unfair competition matters.