Legal Services

We offer professional legal services to Slovenian and foreign companies. Our extensive experience show in representing clients in practice covering public and private institutions and bodies governed by public law.

Arbitration

Our experts offer services in counseling and representation of clients in other forms of alternative dispute resolution, including out-of-court settlements, mediation and other solutions leading to an amicable settlement of the dispute.

Most of the times it is best to resolve disputes consensually and quickly, therefore parties often decide to settle matters by arbitration. Its procedures have various advantages in comparison to court settlements, such as greater cost and time efficiency, confidentiality and flexibility of the proceedings.

Our arbitration team advises and represents a wide range of financial and industrial clients in all forms of arbitration, including disputes heard under the ICC, VIAC, ICSID and UNCITRAL arbitration rules. Our lawyers have substantive legal expertise and comprehensive industry knowledge to address client needs across industries and provide superior advice.

We offer particular expertise in commercial litigation, international and domestic commercial arbitration, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution, and employment law disputes.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Capital Markets

Our law firm gives special emphasis to private equity, investment and venture capital. We are constantly providing legal support in all types of transactions for companies trading on capital market.

Choosing us will provide you with a unique legal team, trained at developed markets and experienced in local ones, thus providing advanced legal advice and representation on a broad range of transactions. We are internally committed to having one of the most advanced private equity practices in Slovenia and the SEE region. A custom team of experts is created for each case to ensure we include lawyers with experience in the specific industry.

We primarily advise clients on private trade negotiation of assets or shares, bankruptcy and leveraged takeovers as well as local and international private transactions. In addition, we counsel and represent companies seeking to raise funds in early, mid and later stages and support these ventures in a full range of corporate matters as well as IPOs, private transactions, potential M&A activities and exit-strategy implementation.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

Class action

If your company faces an employment class action lawsuit, you need a group of knowledgeable, resourceful experts to help you win your case. Worst case scenario, all of the factors that surround a class action suit could greatly and negatively impact your business.

We understand that a class action lawsuit can take a toll on your company’s resources.

Our experts are experienced in the complexities of settling class action cases as well as defending them, combining strong trial experience with a client-oriented focus and professionalism for handling novel, complex, and high-stakes disputes.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Commercial contracts

Our lawyers advise purchasers and suppliers every day on commercial contracts. Our relentless efforts to understand your business provides support and advice that are practical and reflect commercial reality.

We believe that in the modern era of globalization, law and business are very much interconnected. Thus, superior service offered to our clients can result only from a profound comprehension of our clients’ business activities and overall market understanding.

Our legal experts offer clients assistance in negotiations, concluding gentlemens’ and other preliminary agreements, concluding main and side business agreements and monitoring the implementation of counterparty obligations.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

Compensation

Representing clients in their out-of-court and in-court enforcement of compensation claims in respect of pecuniary and non-economic damage.

We always try to achieve an out-of-court compensation settlement, as doing so saves our client’s time and costs. In the event that an agreement with the counterparty cannot be achieved, our clients are promised superb in-court representation, deriving from years of legal experience in the field. As a result, our clients are provided with appropriate compensation in accordance with legal and insurance company practice in the Republic of Slovenia.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Competiton law

Our law firm’s team has facilitated a vast number of local and regional mergers and is fully capable of carrying out cross-border compliance strategies and multi-jurisdictional merger filings.

As the global economy expands, ever more companies are faced with competition concerns in various jurisdictions while investigations of national authorities are increasing, and enforcement is more aggressive. Violations of competition laws are subject to enormous fines and even a “mere” investigation can cause significant reputational damage to a company.

Our Competition law team is capable of carrying out complex, cross-border compliance strategies and coordinating multijurisdictional mergers, as we have facilitated regional segments of some of the largest global mergers. Our multi-disciplinary approach and international education provide our clients with integrated assistance in pre-merger filings; analyzing and defending mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures; advising on business conduct; defending companies under investigation; and litigating when necessary.

Our lawyers provide expertise concerning trusts, vertical and horizontal agreements, dominant position and market behavior, control of concentrations, compliance with regulations, due diligence estimates and employee training, trade associations, risk assessment of violation of competition, competition protection methods, administrative proceedings and litigation, market and sector analysis, and public procurement.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

Corporate and commercial law

In areas of corporate and commercial law we provide our customers with an entire service, regardless of their industrial activity or structure.

We understand that, from sole proprietors to major corporations, every company’s needs are different and our Corporate & Commercial law experts possess knowledge and expirience to meet those needs. Law and business are very much interconnected, so superior service offered to our clients can result in our client’s successful business activity and better overall market understanding.

Our team provides legal advice on Slovenian corporate law with regards to the establishment and management of corporate entities, private institutions, and subsidiaries of foreign enterprises.

Our legal expertise provides clients with assistance in managing, merging, acquiring, transforming, investing, concluding agreements and contracts, complying with business and settling disputes before courts.
We prepare appropriate documentation for our clients and familiarize them with all relevant facts that enable efficient service.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

Corporate litigation

We offer highly professional legal representation before courts in the Republic of Slovenia and EU institurions and are always working on a timely and pragmatic solution of commercial disputes.

Certain cases cannot be solved without a court trial, even though our policy is aimed at alternative dispute resolutions. In such cases our litigation lawyers with their excellent knowledge of civil procedure rules and material laws always try to solve the case as fast as possible and in favor of our clients.

We have extensive experience advising on large-scale cases, and we are widely recognized for our ability to represent clients on their most critical litigation issues. We can rapidly assemble a focused and efficient team to address all important aspects of a client’s problem and to handle numberous cases at courts accross all Slovenia, including in arbitration procedure.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Debt recovery

Our experts can provide you with high quality and cost effective advice and take action to recover your receivables.

Danger of rising insolvency rates are the risk of customers becoming debtors is all ever present. To protect your business’s interests and minimise this risk, you need to ensure that you by having well-drafted terms of trade, credit and contractual agreements with your customers and by establishing correct systems and documentation to ensure the protection of your interests.

Our team of lawyers use a proven and effective approach, together with streamlined practices. In the event that you need to chase unpaid invoices from your customers or subcontractors, our experts can provide you with high quality and cost effective advice and take action to recover your money from debtors.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Employment law

Our lawyers provide legal advice and representation on a wide range of issues in the field of labor law, negotiation and labor dispute resolution.

With expertise in workplace policies & procedures, employment and termination agreements, compliance with local and international labor regulations, Slovenian Employment Relationship Act and international agreements, our law team provides legal counsel and representation in a broad range of the labor law issues.

Our team’s experience includes drafting employment contracts, internal employment by-laws, management agreements, documentation for employment termination and non-compete agreements. In case of a breach of any of the aforementioned agreements, we provide representation for clients facing union campaigns, collective bargaining negotiations, and employment termination. We also bring a unique blend of legal expertise and market-specific knowledge in labor litigation and labor arbitration disputes.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Environmental law

Assisting clients in responding to the full range of legal and business issues raised by enviromental legislation and challenges with understanding of our clients business and properly tailoring our advice.

Our team of experts offers well-grounded legal advice and counsel in connection with compliance issues, corporate and financial transactions, and disputes concerning environmental requirements and potential environmental damages.

We cover all aspects of environmental law, including EU environmental legislation and the legislative processe, international trade and the environment, environmental advice on infrastructure and project development and finance, due diligence and transactional advice, compliance and regulatory advice, and litigation.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Insolvency and restructuring

Combining regulatory know-how, business acumen and sector-specific knowledge we offer services to licensed insolvency practitioners, debtor companies and their boards, banks as well as other lenders and trade creditors on one hand or debtors on the other.

Volatile economic conditions, increased competition and growing complexity of businesses in today’s markets mean that financial difficulties can strike at any time. The business must be aware and plan ahead to avoid increased internal and external pressure and legal issues that may arise.

We help clients handle such cases by combining regulatory know-how, business acumen and sector-specific knowledge.

Our clients can expect an exceptional risk analysis, superior project management skills and pragmatic advice in formal insolvency proceedings, restructuring plans, debt rescheduling, out-of-court workouts, crisis management and corporate contingency planning, implementation of corporate restructurings, including asset dispositions and judicial proceedings, and bankruptcy litigation.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

Intellectual property

We provide a legal stronghold for your local or international Intellectual Property matters and by doing so, we ensure that the product of your work and research is adequately protected and appropriate within the necessary regulations.

We advise clients from a wide variety of industries and markets by providing legal services relating to the protection, acquisition and commercialization of IP. Our Intellectual Property lawyers develops tailor-made strategies based on clients’ business and commercial needs, covering the acquisition, protection, outsourcing, licensing and commercialization of IP as well as advising clients involved in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and financing activities.

Our team has diverse international experience that spans across all major industries.

Key areas of expertise include pre-registration, registration and post-registration proceedings of trademarks, geographical indications, design and models, patents, domain names, copyright, IP litigation, commercial agreements, data protection, confidentiality and privacy.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

M&A

Our lawyers advise domestic and international clients on all types of mergers & aquisitions across all industry sectors. With due diligence, innovative solutions, quick advice and individual treatment, we can help solve all challenges arising from M&A deals. We guide you all the way through negotiations as well as help with completion activities.

By having vast knowledge and understanding of local law, we have a reputation for handling the most complex transactions across all major industry sectors.

Our lawyers provide professionalism, attention to detail and creative problem-solving to every representation and for every client. We draw upon lawyers from different practice groups to provide comprehensive transaction advice and execution and can execute the most complex transactions seamlessly and efficiently.

We also provide advice to boards of directors, board committees (including special committees), senior management and shareholders on a wide range of corporate governance matters. The breadth of our experience ensures that transactions are handled smoothly with the knowledge of the latest factors impacting a transaction’s structure as well as hotly negotiated terms.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

Personal data protection

The privacy and security of personal data is becoming more and more of a concern, therefore legal counseling to companies that face the challenges of protecting information is essential.

Our lawyers combine knowledge of information laws with experience in privacy and regulatory compliance to generate privacy policies and strategies that protect clients from current threats. We work with clients on a continuous basis to keep them up-to-date with local and international laws, regulations, and cutting-edge security and privacy.

Our response and remedy services include investigations and litigations regarding data security breaches. We conduct thorough assessments of the type and nature of the breach and extent of impact. Our lawyers also draft appropriate documentation, manage crisis communication, and prepare clients for potential litigation.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Product liability

With companies facing ever present compensation claims and product recalls, our team of experts provides quality legal advice and representation in all areas relating to product liability.

Focusing on product safety, compliance, and liability for brands in all product sectors, our experience in product liability cases enables our clients’ smooth business process. We advise you from launch of your products to litigation.

Always on track with Slovene and European legislation, we keep on top of the technical aspects of your products, never lose sight of the commercial issues behind your disputes and we defend liability cases with utmost professionalism and expertise.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Public procurement and Public private partnerships

We have experience in dealing with public procurement issues in Slovenia from the point of view of all involved in the public procurement process and therefore can present the issues from several different angles and provide appropriate advice.

We offer our clients, who are both contracting authorities and tenderers, legal advice in the implementation of public procurement procedures, as well as on filing auditing and other claims intended to protect the tenderer’s interests.

We regularly monitor the procurement practices, which further allows us to offer our clients the best suited solution in the given moment.

Contact
Uroš Križanec, LL.M.

Managing Partner

uros.krizanec@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 775 606

Tax law

Based on our extensive experience with consulting on tax optimization, international taxation, corporate taxation, tax planning and other tax matters, we offer you a full range of tax representation services and ensure that your business is optimal.

With the profound understanding of local and international regulations and sector expertise, we are committed to meet all our client’s tax needs, from the complex to the simpler ones.

We are experienced in tax optimization consulting and all high-profile tax matters. Tax specialists collaborate closely with our corporate, restructuring and finance experts to provide an all-around service to our clients. This cross-disciplinary expertise and team approach enables us to provide unique and innovative solutions.

Through experience, creativity and strong rationale and collaboration on every level we are able to resolve client issues and execute solutions efficiently.

We represent clients on a wide range of general tax advisory services, international taxation, M&A taxation, taxation of real estate, employees taxation and taxation of expatriates, transfer pricing, corporate nad capital taxation, tax planning and aspects of corporate restructuring, tax litigation.

Contact
Jan Sibinčič

Managing Partner

jan.sibincic@s-k.law

+386 59 097 400

+386 41 834 736

Address:

Dalmatinova ulica 2
SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Phone:

+386 59 097 400
+386 59 097 410

Email:

info@s-k.law

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