Chambers Europe

Dispute Resolution, Band 1       


„According to market commentators this is a go-to outfit for demanding disputes: "For tough cases we recommend this law firm to all our partners and clients." It comes as no surprise, therefore, to see some of the biggest local names in its list of clients. Recent highlights include acting for Petit Press on more than 59 freedom of speech litigations, some of which are before the ECHR. It also advised a Slovak train-operating company on a dispute over compensation amounting to more than EUR80 million.“


„Tomáš Kamenec is the firm's main contact for contentious matters, and he remains a highly prominent and successful figure in the market. Clients value his pragmatic approach to cases: "His view is always realistic so he is capable of accurately judging your chances of success.“



Firm (Band 1):

„This full-service firm maintains a strong market position for its labour law offering. The team advises both local and international clients on contentious and non-contentious labour law matters. It offers particular expertise in advising on the employment of foreigners, including obtaining work and residence permits. Sources say: "A big local firm that offers an excellent service.“

Individual (Band 2):

„Tomáš Kamenec enjoys a solid reputation for his work in the labour law field , and for his expertise across other areas, including competition and M&A.“


Corporate / M&A, Band 2         


„As well as being an active player locally, DEDÁK & Partners has an excellent track record advising international entrants into the Slovakian market. This full-service firm fields a five-strong team with plenty of experience in M&A and corporate work, particularly in cross-border mergers. Recent highlights include advising Merck Sharp & Dohme on a cross-border acquisition, and handling a considerable amount of work for clients in the energy sector. Sources say: "A good local independent firm with a strong and stable reputation.“


„Pavol Blahušiak is known to be an excellent negotiator with a wide range of experience handling deals across several sectors.“


Intellectual Property, Band 2


„Tomáš Kamenec of DEDÁK & Partners impresses clients as being "very professional" and for having a "solid understanding of his area of law.“


Competition / Antitrust, Band 3   


„With one of the largest teams in the country, DEDÁK & Partners has the numbers, as well as the knowledge, to advise on some of the most complex transactions in the market. The team is particularly valued by clients for its expertise on Slovak and EU regulations, as well as merger notifications. It is also experienced in providing representation before the Slovak Antimonopoly Office. A continued highlight is its ongoing work advising SAP Slovensko on various antitrust matters.“


„Tomáš Kamenec "is a very well-respected lawyer" with over a decade of experience in the Slovak market. In addition to his work in this sector, he also advises on public law, IP, TMT and dispute resolution.“


Real Estate, Band 3      


„This local firm typically advises both local and international real estate owners, investors, developers and architects. It is particularly strong in drafting and negotiating agreements, and in property sales and leases. Clients include Badinotti Slovakia, Faurecia and Hunter Property Fund Management.“


„Eduard Winkler focuses on M&A and commercial privatisation maters.“