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Allen & Overy Bratislava triumphs at the Slovak Law Firm of the Year Awards 2019 for six consecutive years


18 April 2019

Allen & Overy wins 'Law Firm of the Year 2019' at Slovak Law Firm of the Year Awards. The winners were announced on 16 April at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Bratislava with the ceremony being attended by leading law firms, senior judges and media representatives. The Minister of Justice also attended the award ceremony as well as the Chairman of the Slovak Bar Association. 

The Slovak Law Firm of the Year is the leading local awards event for legal professionals organised by the publishing house EPRAVO Group, in cooperation with TREND magazine. The winners are chosen by an independent panel of judges from the legal and business sector and EPRAVO Group, an independent company which monitors the activities of lawyers in Slovakia.

Commenting on the team's excellent results against strong competition, Managing Partner Martin Magál said: “More and more companies are applying for to succeed in the Slovak Law Firm of the Year award every year. This year, 67 firms have made submissions to be ranked. We are very glad and honoured to have been declared winners in the overall category for international law firm of the year for the sixth time in a row."

Allen & Overy also wins 'Best Law Firm in Banking and Finance 2019' award for the fifth time in a row

Renátus Kollár, Partner and Head of the Banking and Finance practice at Allen & Overy Bratislava, commented on the award: "A&O has advised on many significant transactions in Slovakia. Our leading position in the field of banking and finance is built on a strong, commercially minded team of lawyers, our close relationships with our clients, and comprehensive knowledge of the local market conditions. Recently, we advised Slovenské elektrárne (SE) on the extension and renegotiation of their EUR 2.9 billion loan portfolio. This was probably the deal of the year in the Slovak banking market and possibly the finance deal of the decade for SE. Our Capital Markets department had a very strong year as well. We deserved the prize.”

In addition to winning these categories, Allen & Overy was ranked as a “Highly Recommended” Law Firm in the categories Corporate, M&A, Competition, Dispute Resolution, Employment law, Real Estate, Restructuring and Insolvency, Real Estate, IP and Energy.

For further information, please contact Monika Nagyova,​, on +421 2 5920 2410.




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