ABOUT US

In 2014 we established a law firm AKFU LEGAL as a partnership of two attorneys-at-law with a long-term experience in providing of the legal services in various areas of Slovak and international law. By combination of our unique skills and previous work experiences, we have created a successful and dynamic law firm providing high quality services, mainly to local and foreign mid-sized companies active in different business areas.

In providing our legal services, we are always more than lawyers. We always try to achieve clients’ unique vision by showing them a most professional and pragmatic solution of their case. We guide our clients to solve their problems and help them to reach their business goals.

In addition, to ensure that we provide the best and most helpful legal advice, we cooperate with a rich network of various specialists and several foreign law and audit firms.

AREAS

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Commercial
law

In area of commercial law we deal primarily with preparation and revision of commercial contracts to provide a solution acceptable to all interested parties as well as with issues that arise in the course of running client’s business activities at any stage of the commercial cycle.

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Corporate
law

Our advisory services involve a broad range of corporate deals such as formation, dissolution, and all other legal aspects of the administration of corporations, internal reorganization, or disputes between corporations and individuals concerning liability, and compliance with state law.

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Real
estate

The goal of this practice is to help clients acquire property, help them to lease it, or dispose of it including financing the purchase of property, negotiation and preparation of documentation for the whole transaction. In this area we also advise on third parties’ rights such as property rights and easements.

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Mergers
and acquisition

We help to acquire companies, be acquired or merge with other companies.

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Data
protection

Every subject processing personal data is required by law to take proper care of the personal data it holds. In this respect we help our clients to comply with a number of data protection laws and regulations to avoid costly fines and protect their business from any legal challenges.

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Public
procurement

In public procurement process we provide advice to public sector organizations and utilities as well as bidding companies.

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Intellectual
property law

In addition to general IP protections like copyrights, patents, and trademarks, we provide comprehensive legal consulting related to intangible property (trade secrets, legal protection of ideas, thoughts, pictures, images and brands) to prevent ownership violations.

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Litigation

We represent our clients across a broad spectrum of court proceedings including arbitration.

TEAM

Branislav-Fancovic

Branislav Fančovič

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Education
The Law Faculty of Trnava University in Trnava, 2005, Master of Law

Languages
Slovak, English

Membership in associations
Slovak Bar Association, 2008

Publications
Co-writer of the book Commentary to the Act on short-term tenancy of flat, Wolters Kluwer, 2015

Areas of practice
Commercial law, startups
Real estates
Medical law
Public procurement
Litigation

Experiences
•  design and review of the legal aspects of deal structures;
•  formulation of negotiating strategies;
•  negotiations with contracting parties (banks, tenants, sellers, local authorities, construction companies, etc.);
•  preparation of transaction documentation, drafting contracts;
•  identification and assessment of potential legal risks;
•  preparation of legal statements and opinions;
•  communication with local authorities;
•  resolution of disputes;
•  other advisory services focused on building, property, tenancy and commercial law.

Roland-Uhrina

Roland Uhrina

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Education
The Faculty of Law at Comenius University in Bratislava, 1997, Master of Law

Languages
Slovak, English, Russian

Membership in associations
Slovak Bar Association, 2000

Areas of practice
Commercial law, acquisitions, joint-ventures
Bank and finance
Real estates
Arbitration

Experiences
•  formulation of negotiating strategies;
•  design and review of the legal aspects of deal structures;
•  negotiations with contracting parties (banks, key investors, etc.);
•  identification and assessment of potential legal risks;
•  preparation of legal statements and opinions;
•  execution of legal due diligence;
•  other advisory services focused on financing, commercial transactions, acquisitions, merges.

Katarina-Skovajsova

Katarína Skovajsová

Attorney at law View Close
Education
The Faculty of Law at Comenius University in Bratislava, 2011, Master of Law
The Faculty of Law at Paneuropean University in Bratislava, 2013, Doctor of Law

Languages
Slovak, English

Membership in associations
Slovak Bar Association, 2015

Areas of practice
Commercial and corporate law
Intellectual property and data protection law
Mergers and acquisitions
M&A

Experiences
•  legal advisory services for business companies (limited liability companies and joint stock companies) running their business activities in the Slovak and Czech Republic;
•  corporate related agenda in respect of merger of companies;
•  legal advisory in the area of software law and financing of start-ups;
•  participation on due diligence projects in respect of transfer of business share including a participation in pre-acquisition negotiations, preparation of due diligence reports, transaction structures and transaction documentation;
•  drafting of legal documents and legal opinions in the Slovak and English language;
•  representing clients before state and other authorities.

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Martin Chrapčiak

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Education
Faculty of Law at Trnava University in Trnava, 2006, Master of Law
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts at Trnava University in Trnava, 2005 Master of Politics

Languages
Slovak, English

Areas of practice
Civil law
Administrative law
Food law
Dispute agenda

Experiences
• drafting of motions and other legal documents;
• managing of litigations/proposal of strategies of legal dispute;
• preparation of legal analysis;
• out-of-court negotiations;
• representing clients before courts, state- and self-government authorities;
• participation on various retail projects;
• legislative initiative (providing comment on laws) within the membership in the Slovak Alliance of Modern Commerce

Edina

Edina Némethová

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Education
Faculty of Law at Comenius University in Bratislava, 2019, Master of Law

Languages
Slovak, English, Hungarian

Areas of practice
• Civil law
• Corporate law
• Recovery of debts
• Data protection law

Experiences
• Establishment of companies and corporate related agenda (application for registration of companies/changes of the registered information);
• Analysis, review and preparation of documentation in accordance with the Act on Personal Data Protection;
• Drafting of motions and other legal documents;
• Drafting of legal documents and legal opinions in the Slovak and English language;

Sikulinec

Peter Šikulínec

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Education
The Faculty of Law at Comenius University in Bratislava, 2018, Master of Law

Languages
Slovak, English

Membership in associations
Slovak Bar Association, 2019

Areas of practice
Commercial and corporate law
Litigation
Labour law

Experiences
• Legal advisory services for a business companies and sole traders;
• Drafting and redaction of the contracts;
• Preparation of the legal documents and legal opinions in the Slovak and English language;
• Corporate related agenda regarding incorporation of the companies and conducting respective changes;
• Drawing up actions and motions in the court and enforcement proceedings;
• representing clients before state and other authorities, including a participation in pre-

Marcela-Macova

Marcela Macová

Legal expert View Close
Education
The Faculty of Law at Masaryk University in Brno, 2005, Master of Law
The Faculty of Law at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice in Košice, 2007, Doctor of Law
The Faculty of Law at Comenius University in Bratislava, 2010 – 2016, Doctor of Philosophy

Languages
Slovak, English, French

Areas of practice
data protection law

Experiences
•  lecturing in the field of personal data protection;
•  legal opinions and legal analysis in the field of personal data;
•  workshops in the field of personal data protection;
•  data protection due diligence;
•  analysis, review and preparation of documentation in accordance with the Act on Personal Data Protection;
•  preparation of internal directives;
•  preparation and review of the contractual documents and opinions in the field of personal data protection;
•  representing clients before state and other authorities.

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Jaroslav Pilát

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Education
The Faculty of Law at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovak republic, 2003, Master of Laws (Mgr.)
The Nottingham Trent University, Brno, Czech Republic, 2012, Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Languages
Slovak, English

Areas of practice
Banking and finance
AML / Anti-money laundering legislation

Experiences
• advisory in corporate and treasury financing;
• advisory in fund investment, European Law regarding to financial investment;
• legal advisory aimed at compliance, anti-money laundering legislation and data protection regulation;
• participation in due diligence projects;
• communication with state authorities.

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Sabína Kilárová

Legal assistant View Close
Education
The Faculty of Law at Comenius University in Bratislava, a fourth-year student

Languages
Slovak, English

Experiences
• Preparing materials and support for all members of the legal team;
• Communication with state and other authorities.

CAREER

Our law firm is constantly growing, which means that we are always happy to welcome new talented people. In AKFU LEGAL we offer you friendly and pleasant working atmosphere, but also an opportunity to participate in interesting projects, which make you grow both professionally and personally.

Join us and face new challenges. Fill out the contact form in the position you are interested in. Don’t forget to attach your CV and/or portfolio.

By sending of your CV, cover letter and other documents (by e-mail, letter or by personal delivery) you express your free consent to the controller, law office AKFU LEGAL s. r. o., with its registered office at Havlíčkova 11A, 811 04 Bratislava, Id. No.: 47 950 358, to process your personal data contained in these documents for the purposes of registration of the applicants within our information systems. For more information, click here

By providing your personal data to our company, you acquire the status of a data subject, who in particular has the right of access and rectification of personal data, right of erasure of personal data, right to restriction of processing personal data, right to data portability, right to object to the processing of personal data (including profiling) and right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing (including profiling). The data subject also has the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority which is the Office of Personal Data Protection of the Slovak Republic.

Personal data will not be published nor provided to recipients in third countries. Profiling of data subjects can only take place in connection with the selection of a suitable candidate for a particular job position. Only in justified cases personal data may be provided to recipients such as the Labour Inspectorate or law enforcement bodies.

The period of validity of the given consent to process the personal data in accordance with Section 6 para (1) letter (a) of the General Data Protection Regulation as a legal basis for the processing is one year from the date of providing such consent.

The data subject has the right to withdraw his or her given consent at any time without affecting the legality of the data processing before withdrawal of such consent. The right of the data subject to withdraw his or her given consent may also be invoked before the expiration of the period for which the consent was provided by following ways:
a) by e-mail send to e-mail adress office@akfu.sk; or
b) by letter send to the egistered office of our law firm AKFU LEGAL s. r. o., Havlíčkova 11A, 811 04 Bratislava with the note “GDPR – Withdrawal of the consent” located on the envelope.

Attorney at law

The condition is at least 5 years of experience in advocacy (including legal practice as a trainee in advocacy) and excellent knowledge of English and / or German.

Junior lawyer

The condition is at least one year of experience in advocacy and excellent knowledge of English and / or German.

Legal assistant

The position is suitable for a student of 4th – 5th year of a law school.

CONTACT

AKFU LEGAL s. r. o.

Havlíčkova 11A, 811 04 Bratislava

Billing information: Id. No.: 47 950 358 | Tax Id. No.: 2024153373 | VAT: SK2024153373
Registration: Registered in the Commercial Register of the District Court Bratislava I, Section: Sro, Insert No.: 106744/B