Industry Sectors

We cooperate with clients from different industry sectors, where our professional, effective and innovative approach adds value to their business. With our knowledge of various industries in the SEE region, monitoring the development of the economy and legal expertise, we are committed to providing our customers with quality and integrated solutions.

Automotive

Automotive

We work with industry leaders in providing services closely aligned to their strategic and operational business needs in automotive industry.

The automotive industry is global and as one of the biggest and still expanding industries is always in need for quality legal services. Our team of lawyers have represented several automobile manufacturers and other important companies in automotive industries, so our legal understanding of the automotive industry is ever growing.

We proud ourselves in helping sector companies expand internationally, guiding them through multi-jurisdictional transactions and state aid-related issues. Our experts provide automotive industry legal services and practical advice tailored to the needs of each client.

Our team helps clients with different legal matters, such as regulatory compliance, intellectual property protection, product liability issues, buyer/supplier disputes, commercial and supply chain agreements, environmental and waste management matters, motorsports contracting, rule compliance breaches and fines, competition and procurement, employment matters.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

Aviation

Aviation

Our team combines extensive knowledge of the aviation industry and legal and regulatory framework in order to help you achieve your business goals.

Our team can help you to understand and comply with the numerous regulations affecting the aviation industry.

Whether you are a manufacturer, aircraft owner, pilot, aircraft operator, aircraft maintenance provider, or airport, our team of lawyers can offer legal advice tailored to your unique business needs. We will also act for you in the event that your business finds itself involved in legal proceedings.

Our range of clients includes airlines, airports, governmental authorities, regulatory bodies, aircraft manufacturers, industry financiers, fractional aircraft owners, operators, insurers, lessors and service providers.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Banking and finance

Banking and finance

Representing some of the largest institutions in the SEE region on banking, securities and related regulatory matters, we guide the leading institutions in this complex, precarious and rapidly changing environment.

We advise many domestic and international institutions on the full range of banking, securities, and related regulatory matters.

Working closely with attorneys from our other practice groups, we offer a comprehensive, seamless service to financial institutions and those operating or investing in this highly regulated sector, including private equity funds, hedge funds, and investment management firms.

The Banking and Finance team offers strong, in-depth, practical experience in both the transactional realm as well as in the regulatory field. With international and local experience and cooperation, we distinguish ourselves by our ability to handle the most complex multi-jurisdictional transactions.

Our eminent banking and finance practice include general banking, finance (including acquisition and project finance), debt restructuring and refinancing, regulatory and financial services, acquisition and disposition of distressed and/or non-core assets and loan portfolios, claims trading, debt, hybrid, and equity/equity-linked capital markets including regulatory capital transactions. We help you also with derivatives, structured finance and securitization, funds and asset management, and with litigation.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

Construction

Construction

We regularly advise domestic and international owners, employers, contractors, consultants and public sector entities on a wide variety of contracting and disputed matters across Slovenia.

Our experts have experience advising construction professionals considering our clients’ legal interests and the economic realities of specific projects. Our knowledge is the collective product of a large and diverse client base, an extensive range of commercial, governmental, industrial, and residential projects and our involvement in professional associationsand industry trade groups.

We utilize a collection of legal negotiation, mediation and advocacy skills when negotiating complex construction documents or when presenting claims and disputes which are required to analyze and apply applicable law to the wide range of complex technical and factual issues unique to each project.

Our expert team has acted for developers, builders, engineers, sub-contractors, suppliers, builders, architects, surveyors, insurers and individuals and others involved in the construction business.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Energy and mining

Energy and mining

In the field of energy and mining, we advise energy companies in regular operations, the execution of public procurement, infrastructure projects and the conclusion of public-private partnerships.

Energy innovation is the future of the planet, and the modern legal counsel must follow.

Investments in electricity and related infrastructure projects, together with energy liberalization efforts in SEE place the field of energy, infrastructure & PPP among the hottest businesses in the region. Our team counsels and guides the clients through the demanding network of legislative, regulatory and industry-specific rules.

Both the old-school and the green energy market in Slovenia and the region are seeing an increase in funds spent on improvements of existing facilities, expansion of production & transportation capacities and new project developments. This trend is being matched by changes in legislation and regulatory requirements, thus the knowledgeable and particular legal counsel will help your business lead the game.

We create unique multidisciplinary teams that collaborate with regulatory, corporate, and financial experts to provide valuable legal advice on matters of privatization, regulatory compliance, greenfield & brownfield investment opportunities, and due diligence investigations. While most of the market’s focus is currently still on traditional energy sources, there is a significant push for green energy solutions, where we offer its exceptional legal service for renewable energy investment opportunities.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

Food and bevarage

Food and bevarage

We have a detailed understanding of the sector and its challenges in the SEE area, as well as first-rate skills in a full range of legal services tailored to businesses active in food and beverage sector.

Our team comprises dedicated lawyers who combine legal expertise with a genuine understanding of the dynamics, issues and opportunities prevalent in the food and beverage sector.

We work with clients across the food & beverage sector from ‘field to fork’, including agro-science and bio-tech companies, processors, manufacturers, supply chain logistics companies and distributors, through to supermarkets, restaurants, cafes and bars.

We advise our food & beverage clients on a full range of issues, from research and development, production, processing and brewing, packaging, bottling and labelling; through to employee issues, advertising and marketing, international expansion, brand diversification, supply chain, logistics and distribution, the use and impact of technolog, labelling and regulatory compliance, dispute resolution and avoidance.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Gaming

Gaming

We advise gaming companies by helping them to grow from local to global entities in complying with ever changing regulations, business development and resolving possible disputes.

As markets expand in the gaming sector, our lawyers are advising companies and their providers with respect to properties and operations in Europe and worldwide. These projects include online gaming transactions, traditional gaming properties and casinos.

We are serving gaming, casino and related clients in all aspects of the gaming and entertainment industry and we help them navigate the regulatory and permitting process, advise on capital development projects and construction transactions, handle labor and employment concerns, provide intellectual property protection, offer tax and real estate advice and handle any litigation or arbitration involving our clients when disputes arise in any setting.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Industrial and consumer products

Industrial and consumer products

We are well versed in consumer protection issues on the domestic level as well as EU’s Directive on Consumer Rights and given our experience, we are determined to solve these issues for you.

We represent our clients in matters relating to misrepresentation, unfair business practices, privacy rights, internal compliance processes, free flow of information, fraud andother issues.

As consumer protection is becoming increasingly important to EU legislator and local governments, businesses require professional legal expertise more than ever. We are committed to helping our client’s businesses prosper by advising on compliance with fair competition, free flow of information and other consumer protection laws on a local and international level.

We advise you in the area of industrial and consumer products concerning product distribution, safety, recalls, liability issues, packaging, labeling, advertising, e-commerce, direct marketing and other B2C interactions, privacy rights, unfair business practices, fraud and misrepresentation.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

Maritime and railway

Maritime and railway

Our team of experts combines broad and deep knowledge of railway and sea transport industry segment, so we can creatively and efficiently solve business and legal issues and respond with clear advice.

Successful business companies must be operating on land and at sea more and more to have ever better results. This means that sooner or later regulations and limitations will stand in one company’s way. We will advise you how to operate within these regulations for maximum results.

We understand how transportation companies need to operate on a local and global scale. Our team offers a full-service to both Slovenian and international clients, supporting them on major infrastructure investment, devolution, alliancing and standing by their side during commercial litigation or restructuring. We provide advice in relation to all issues which arise in the maritime and transport industry.

In addition to traditional maritime and transport law issues, we also provide advice concerning regulatory issues, competition law, maritime aid and tax.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Media

Media

We are well aware of the legal issues regarding digital media and the convergence between traditional distribution and Internet services, thus we advise you in the creation of content and the provision of information.

In ever evolving field of media with technologies changing the way that content is created and distributed, and information being shared at accelerated rates, professional legal service is must have.

Our approach to the field of media is based on an in-depth understanding of local regulation and international situation, industry trends, and the nuanced relations between business, media and the law. Whether our clients face issues that are distinctly regulatory, transactional, litigation, intellectual property or a cross-disciplinary mix of several practice areas, our team provides innovative and efficient solutions through a multi-faceted and multidisciplinary approach.

We represent clients in the fields of social media, branding, Internet matters as well as media buying. Our team of experts offers legal advice to both local and foreign media companies and businesses across a broad spectrum of industries in the field of media law. Whether it be film, music, television, gaming, advertising, internet or social media, we have deep experience addressing the needs of a wide range of media companies are committed to continuous research to stay ahead of the ever-evolving media sector.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

Pharmaceuticals and healthcare

Pharmaceuticals and healthcare

Our lawyers represent companies in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry through a full range of legal practices.

Our team brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, which gives us the skills of addressing our clients’ legal matters, ranging from companies of any size, from multinationals to start-ups developing their first products.

Practice services range from local to international legal issues in connection with the defense of its pharmaceutical clients and stakeholders across the healthcare services and products supply chain, including pharmaceutical manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, pharmacies, hospitals, health practitioners and restricted medical schemes, medical scheme administrators and managed healthcare providers. We serve as counsel to our clients in connection with products liability litigation involving pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Real estate law

Real estate law

Our sophisticated and diversified real estate practice offers a wide range of services and an ability to apply creative problem-solving to novel and complex situations and transactions.

Tailor made and creative solutions for the most complex real estate matters.

Our sevices cover all areas of the real estate industry, including mergers and acquisitions of both public and private real estate companies, sales and acquisitions of portfolios and individual assets, finance, real estate development, leasing, structured financing, joint ventures, and partnerships.

Extensive interaction between members of the Real estate team allows us a uniquely qualified approach to assist clients with the most complex matters. The team works effectively and efficiently across borders, jurisdictions and practice areas drawing upon the expertise and providing deep knowledge of real estate law in Slovenia and in the region.

The real estate practice is broad-based and comprehensive, with lawyers regularly representing owners, lenders, developers, and investors in acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, partnerships, and equity investments, development projects, financings, securitizations, bankruptcy and restructuring work, leisure, hospitality, and gaming transactions and REIT transactions.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Telecommunication and IT

Telecommunication and IT

By combining international and regional regulatory, technical and commercial knowledge, we offer pragmatic and specific legal advice to local and global customers to successfully meet the challenges of today's rapidly evolving international telecommunications industry.

Our telecommunications lawyers have an in-depth understanding of the commercial and technological aspects of the telecommunications industry and continually monitor market developments in Slovenian and the SEE region.

We offer our clients pragmatic and sector-specific legal advice in order to successfully meet the challenges of today’s rapidly developing international telecommunications industry.

Our lawyers provide a full spectrum of telecommunications advice regarding regulation, transactions, and disputes in a variety of sectors, including wireline and broadband, wireless, satellite, and Internet and e-commerce, as well as information technology. Our clients include service providers, equipment suppliers, electric utilities, and governments.

The full capabilities of our firm are available to support our telecommunications clients. We also focus on other aspects of technology law, including intellectual property litigation, patent and technology protection, copyright and content protection, trademark and identity protection, unfair competition, and life sciences. Our lawyers also provide the traditional legal support often needed by telecom companies.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

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SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

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