Silvia is a partner in our Restructuring & Insolvency team based in our Bratislava office. Silvia’s practice focuses on banking and insolvency matters and her previous clients have included Slovak and foreign banks and financial institutions. She advises corporate clients from various industries on a wide range of issues related to financing, insolvency proceedings, competition, energy, real estate and public procurement.

    Prior to joining the firm, Silvia was a local partner and co-head of the Bratislava banking and finance practice for an international law firm and associate of a leading international law firm in Prague. Her almost 20-year practice covers not only insolvency but also mergers and acquisitions, greenfield investments, competition law issues, financing and real estate transactions. She has advised clients particularly in banking, energy, construction, telecommunications and real estate sectors and thanks to her multi-sector international experience she is well positioned to lead complex cross-border transactions and advise clients on diverse legal issues.

    Silvia is a member of the Slovak Bar Association and also the chairman of the VI Disciplinary Senate of the Slovak Bar Association. In addition, she represents the American Chamber of Commerce at the Legislation Council of the Government.

    Silvia is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Squire Patton Boggs Foundation, which promotes the role of public service and pro bono work in the practice of law and the development of public policy.

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    • Utrecht University, LL.M., International Business Law, summa cum laude, 2006
    • Comenius University in Bratislava, Mgr., 1997


    • Slovak Republic, 1995

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Chairman of the VI Disciplinary Senate of the Slovak Bar Association
    • Member of Pro Bono Attorneys
    • Member of Advisory Committee of Pontis Foundation


    • English
    • Slovak
    • Czech
    • Spanish
    • Russian
    • French
    • Recognized in Chambers Europe 2020 for: Slovakia - Restructuring/Insolvency
    • Recognized in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2019 for Slovakia – Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
    • Recognized in Chambers Europe 2019 for: Slovakia - Restructuring/Insolvency
    • Recommended in Chambers Europe 2017 in Band 2 for restructuring and insolvency 
    • Recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 for banking, finance and capital markets

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    • Contributed various client alerts and articles for business magazines and international legal guides on banking regulations, insolvency law, and renewable energy.
    • Presented at conferences organized by IIR about Slovakia’s implementation of the 2nd and 3rd energy packages.
    • Presented at conferences organized by INSOL Europe on Slovak insolvency issues. 

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