Litigation and Arbitration

Since the formation of our law firm, litigation agenda has been and continues to be one of the key and most important areas of our activity. Our law firm has a specialised team of procedural lawyers representing domestic and foreign clients before general courts, the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic, the European Court of Human Rights, as well as in arbitration proceedings. Our law firm represents its clients in all areas of its activities, being most experienced primarily in the field of claims for damages, legal issues related to personality rights, protection of competition, constitutional law, intellectual property rights, telecommunication law, banking and financial law and administrative law. It provides comprehensive legal cover for the most challenging cases.


Our legal services include:

  • A thorough analysis of the facts and the evidence
  • Assessment of risks to the client’s legal status
  • Preparation of the procedural strategy
  • Consultation in the preparatory stages of dispute settlements as well as during ongoing proceedings
  • Negotiation and representation of the client in out-of-court dispute settlements
  • Preparation of all types of filings, including pre-litigation appeals, actions, proposals, opinions and ordinary as well as extraordinary remedies
  • Representation in proceedings before general courts, the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic, the European Court of Human Rights, as well as in arbitration proceedings
  • Assistance in enforcement

 Selected reference litigation cases:

  • Representation of the state companies Železničná spoločnosť Cargo Slovakia and Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko, which were charged with paying damages of more than EUR 82 million
  • Representation of the applicant Železničná spoločnosť Cargo Slovakia in proceedings for the review of the lawfulness of the procedure and decision of the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, imposing a fine of more than EUR 10 million
  • Representation of the defendant Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska (Radio and Television of Slovakia) in several proceedings for damages, personality protection, protection of reputation and compensation for non-pecuniary damage
  • Representation of an applicant against the Slovak Republic in litigation for damages of more than EUR 30 million on the grounds of prohibiting the payment of profits to shareholders of private health insurance companies (in this case, the bankrupt European Health Insurance Fund)
  • Representation of the developer Henbury Development in several litigations against the City of Bratislava concerning the demolition of the Park kultúry a oddychu (Park of Culture and Rest) buildings, damages of more than EUR 28 million and unjust enrichment, as well as out-of-court settlements with the City
  • Representation of an applicant in proceedings for damages in total of more than EUR 50 million who acquired claims through assignment from Slovnaft shareholders. The shareholders claimed to have been damaged by the actions of Mol Hungarian Oil And Gas Public Limited Company when announcing the mandatory takeover bid of Slovnaft
  • Representation of the applicant ČEZ Slovensko in proceedings for damages in total of more than EUR 19 million caused by the breach of an obligation to take electric energy
  • Representation of a bank in proceedings before the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic regarding the lodging of creditors’ (in particular banks’) claims to the restructuring
  • Representation of a complainant in proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights for violation of the right to a fair trial
  • Representation of a Slovak bank in a dispute to determine the authenticity of receivables amounting to more than EUR 166 million
  • Representation of a creditor in a dispute to determine the authenticity of receivables in bankruptcy amounting to more than EUR 9 million
  • Representation of Poštová banka in many court proceedings as both plaintiff and defendant