Corporate and commercial, including M&A, Band 2
„Dedák & Partners offers clients ’great levels of service and high quality knowledge’, with a total of 23 lawyers in its Bratislava team. Founded in the 1990s, 70% of the firm’s income is generated by foreign clients, with managing partner Pavol Blahusiak and partner Boris Brhlovic leading the corporate team. Offering a ’consistently high standard’, clients include IT groups Asbis, cement business Cembrit Holdings, electronics retailer Datart Megastore and accounting firm Deloitte. The practice advised global pharmaceutical giant Merck Sharp & Dohme Idea in relation to commercial and contract law, competition, employment and intellectual property matters.“
Banking, finance and capital markets, Band 2
„Dedák & Partners is a six-partners local law firm with a banking and finance team led by Jiri Budinský. Described as ’dutiful and professional’, clients praise the team’s ’high level of service and excellent work’. Clients include Dexia Kommunalkredit, which the practice advised on the ultimately aborted takeover of ISTROBANKA, as well as automotive group Matador and steel business Zeleziarne Podbrezova, both of which used the firm to advise on delistings from the Stock Exchange in 2008.