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July 01, 2020

AmCham representatives met with met with Vladimír Ledecký, soon-to-be State Secretary of the Ministry of Regional Development

On 22nd June, AmCham’s President Gabriel Galgóci, Executive Director Ronald Blaško, Policy officer Marek Hrubčo, and Member of the Board, Peter Fischer, met with Vladimír Ledecký, soon-to-be State Secretary of the Ministry of Regional Development. 

June 23, 2020

Bird & Bird law firm strengthens its team in Bratislava

As of July 2020, the Slovak Bird & Bird team has been strengthened by an experienced senior lawyer Ivan Kisely who is joining on the position of Counsel.

July 02, 2020

Dentons helps GCs to plan for the next 12 months and beyond with a New Dynamic toolkit

Dentons has launched a New Dynamic toolkit, leveraging the insights of its ex-General Counsel contingent (from Nextlaw In-House Solutions) as well as the insights of legal operational specialists, talent and innovation to create a toolkit to help GCs and In-house legal teams address and reflect on a broader range of topics that will help to inform their strategic planning and help them to navigate the unknown in this New Dynamic.

June 30, 2020

Law Firm of the Year for the Seventh Time

The EPRAVO Group s. r. o. publishing house, in cooperation with TREND weekly magazine, announced the 2020 winners of the 8th edition of the prestigious Law Firm of the Year contest on 13 May 2020. RUŽIČKA AND PARTNERS law firm claimed the top prize Domestic Law Firm of the Year for the seventh time. 

The firm has also succeeded in the Public Procurement category, defending previous seven consecutive victories. Such an uninterrupted winning streak is an achievement unrivalled by any other law firm across the entire set of categories throughout the contests history. The formal award ceremony in the form of an evening gala has not taken place this year due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The results have been published in TRENDs special insert magazine Law and Advocacy and on the web site of The contest is aimed at providing the necessary orientation in key legal areas to players in the local market. This year, contest organisers awarded prizes in sixteen categories and two main prizes - the Law Firm of the Year Domestic Law Firm and the Law Firm of the year International Law Firm. Leading independent law firm scores another triumph RUŽIČKA AND PARTNERS has successfully defended its respectable leading position in this premium category for the seventh time, affirming its leading position amongst independent Slovak firms. The main prize is awarded to the law firm considered the most eminent one on the market, based on a comprehensive assessment performed on the basis of evaluators input, client references, as well as considering the number, value and importance of realized transactions.

JUDr. Jaroslav Ružička, PhD., the Offices Managing partner expressed his delight with the awards: We are delighted that our over 25 year-long activity on the Slovak market can be measured by more than just our individual business successes. We are proud to be a longstanding premium law firm, the work and results of which have been appreciated highly by independent legal professionals. Public procurement champion RUŽIČKA AND PARTNERS undoubtedly belongs to the leaders in the public procurement segment of the Slovak legal market, as evidenced by the unique unbroken winning streak in this category since the contests inception in 2013. Their lawyers have advised the public sector on a large number of significant projects. Furthermore, the firm represents many private sector companies seeking the award of public contracts in Slovakia or abroad. Public procurement provides a gateway to the acquisition of goods, services or construction works by the public sector, and is closely tied to the strategic needs of the state. At the end of this procurement process, results can be seen, whether they are in the form of new or renovated infrastructure or other such tangible project. This is what sets the law of public procurement apart from a large number of other legal areas. Our effort culminates in a result available to serve the public for years to come. This is the very reason why we are especially pleased with the award in this category., adds Ján Azud, partner responsible for the public procurement practice. In other twelve expert categories, RUŽIČKA AND PARTNERS has been ranked among the very recommended law firms.