Why choose RELEVANS?

  • Excellent knowledge of the local market.
  • Repeated winner of the law firm of the year.
  • One of the biggest law firms in the SR, with 30+ predominantly senior lawyers.
  • Active involvement of partners on the project at all of its stages.
  • Experience with solving difficult legal issues.
  • Focus on pro-business solutions.
  • Stable portfolio of satisfied clients.


RELEVANS regularly participates in prestigious competitions such as Law Firm of the Year. RELEVANS has been awarded the main prize and the title of Domestic Law Firm of the Year 3 times, won best Litigation firm 6 times, and 7 times in the Developer Projects and Real Estate category. In all other key areas of its practice in the competition, it has long been awarded with an excellent rating (as a highly recommended office) and ranks among the TOP firms in Slovakia.

In the ranking of The Largest Law Firms in Slovakia, RELEVANS ranked 3rd largest law firm overall in Slovakia. At the same time, for four consecutive years, it has been recognized as the largest law firm for both Litigation and Development and Real Estate. The rankings are compiled according to objective criteria assessing the number of relevant deals in a particular area, the number of lawyers, and the economic results of law firms.

3x winner of the title Domestic Law Firm of the year

2022 | 2021 | 2019

6x winner of the Litigation agenda category

2023 | 2022 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016

7x winner of the Real estate & Development category

2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016

4x winner of the Litigation & Arbitration category

2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020

International ratings and awards

Recognised international rating agency The Legal 500 has repeatedly awarded RELEVANS the best possible rating (TOP TIER) in the area of Dispute Resolution. At the same time, we were highly recommended in all of our mainstay agencies – Real estate and construction, Commercial, corporate and M&A, Banking, finance, and capital markets. Firm Partners Alexander Kadela and Marián Masarik regularly achieve the highest possible personal rating (Leading individuals) and two other partners – Tomáš Bardelčík and Slavomír Máčaj – received the prestigious personal rating (Recommended lawyers).

In the current edition of the Chambers EUROPE rating, RELEVANS is also highly recommended for 3 of the registered areas: Dispute Resolution, Banking and Finance, and Real Estate.

In 2023 RELEVANS received also the prestigious CIJ (Construction and Investment Journal) Best Law Firm of the Year (Slovakia) award.


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