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About our legal services

EY delivers legal services that help to minimize the gap between business advisors and legal counsel. Our lawyers understand the increasingly complex tax, regulatory and commercial laws of this global economy.

We provide holistic guidance around strategic business decisions and offer support that can increase  efficiency and reduce the cost of legal services. To thrive in this world, you need access to legal advice that you can trust.

As part of our relentless commitment to the highest quality client service we offer integrated services of the EY network locally and around the world. Our professionals are working closely together with other EY experts from tax advisory, transaction advisory, business advisory and assurance services, as well as utilizing the potential of the Global EY network. In the Bratislava office, our dedicated professionals provide services in English, German and Slovak.


EY provides a full scope of professional legal services. Unlike traditional legal firms, EY offers clients a different approach by delivering legal services in a way that helps minimize the gap between a business advisor and legal counsel. Our lawyers work in an integrated manner with EY professionals from Tax and other service lines to deliver the informed, professional services your business needs.


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Corporate and Commercial law

  • Establishment of business presence
  • Corporate restructuring, changes to share capital, shareholders' agreements
  • Drafting of corporate maintenance documents, by-laws, assistance in keeping minutes of the meetings of the statutory body, shareholders or supervisory board
  • Corporate and commercial agreements
  • Assistance in voluntary liquidation, bankruptcy and insolvency procedures


M&A and private equity transactions

  • Full-scope M&A legal support in domestic and cross-border mergers, demergers, including due diligence, preparation of transaction documents and assistance in the negotiation and closing of transactions
  • “One-stop-shop” M&A advisory services covering the full spectrum of transactions by leveraging EY's financial, business and tax advisory excellence
  • Private Equity transactional capabilities


Banking and Finance law

  • Financial regulatory matters, including establishment and licensing of regulated entities such as financial institutions, investment funds and fund managers
  • Bilateral and syndicated financing arrangements – advising both lenders and borrowers
  • Financial restructuring issues


Labor law

  • Employment law advice – preparation and negotiation of employment contracts, advice on employment termination and severance matters
  • Advice on cross-border posting of workers
  • Benefits and compensation issues – employee benefits and incentive plans


  • Representing clients in court and administrative proceedings (with a focus on tax litigation)


Real estate law

  • Acquisitions, leases and disposals of real estate
  • Legal support in green field investments and real estate development projects

Intellectual property

  • Legal assistance with patent protection and IP rights

 Digital law

  • Assistance in the field of information technology, personal data protection and cybersecurity
  • Preparation of gap analyses and relevant documentation concerning personal data processing and identification of personal data life-cycle
  • Assistance in the field of e-commerce – e.g., preparation of general terms and conditions, terms of use and privacy notices
  • Drafting and review of software agreements, performance of intellectual property-related due diligence

 Family business

  • Comprehensive legal advice to family businesses
  • Design and implementation of solutions to safeguard company operations and value, even in crisis situations
  • Design and implementation of solutions for company succession, minimizing disputes and providing fair settlement for the successors
  • Assistance in leaving a company, transferring family assets, transferring a business or a part of it


Contact us


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Róbert Kováčik
+421 2 3333 9262


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2018 Law Firm of the Year Award
According to the results, EY Law is the “Recommended law firm” in the field of:

Tax law

Telecommunications and IT law


Previous awards

According to the results of 2017 Law Firm of the Year Award, EY Law was the “Recommended law firm” in the field of:

Mergers and acquisitions law

Tax law

Telecommunications and IT law

According to the results of 2016 Law Firm of the Year Award, EY Law was the “Recommended law firm” in the field of:

Tax law