Awards

LEGAL 500

Slovakia 2021

  • Banking and Finance (Tier 4)

    Led by Michal Hulena, the team at Stentors has developed a strong reputation in commercial markets both regionally and internationally. Some of the largest asset managers, VC funds, banks, real estate developers and healthcare providers in Central Europe turn to the team for its advice on loan transactions and acquisition financing. The firm's recent incorporation into the Parlex Group reinforces its international foothold, and it now operates a permanent office in the Czech Republic, headed up by Petra Vlachová.

    Practice head(s): Michal Hulena

    Other key lawyers: Petra Vlachová

    Testimonials:
    ‘Stentors are young, but ambitious and focused team, consisting of experienced partners and skilled associates. Team members have great knowledge of legal banking and financing environment in Slovakia. ‘
    ‘Mr. Hulena is a very responsible and reliable business partner, very skilled, with perfect communication style. Counseling is always provided in time, comprehensibly and with full engagement.‘

  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A (Tier 4)

    Stentors continues to strengthen its position both locally and in the wider CEE region, and its recent incorporation into the Parlex Group reinforced its international foothold. The team advises a wide spectrum of domestic and international clients in the healthcare, IT, automotive, energy and construction sectors on M&A, divestments and corporate advisory matters. Michal Hulena and Peter Neštepný jointly lead the practice.

    Practice head(s): Peter Neštepný; Michal Hulena

    Testimonials:
    ‘We are very satisfied with their work. It suits us that it is a smaller law firm, they really appreciate us as a client and do their best to satisfy us with any case. Great price and performance.‘
    ‘We are extremely satisfied with the work of the Stentors team, they really help us to achieve our goal.‘

  • Employment (Tier 3)

    Stentors’ incorporation into the Parlex Group, a network of 28 independent European commercial law firms, reinforces the firm’s reputation as a provider of employment advisory services to multinational corporations operating in Slovakia. The team handles GDPR matters and TUPE transfers following cross-border mergers as well as sensitive litigation and unfair dismissal claims. General advisory mandates and Covid-19 response work are also include in its recent caseload. Peter Neštepný, who advises a range of SME and international commercial entities, heads the practice.

    Practice head(s): Peter Neštepný

    Testimonials:
    ‘A professional team that is able to cover various legal topics thanks to experts in different legal fields.‘
    ‘My contact person – one of the Partners – is always reachable and able to provide the support needed. Very flexible to provide legal advice from different fields as well as able to represent or defend our interests during meetings with counter-parties.‘

  • Real estate and construction (Tier 4)

    Stentors’ real estate team is regularly called upon to advise on industrial property developments, logistics transactions and acquisitions by private investors, healthcare providers and manufacturers. The practice is jointly led by Vladimír Kordoš and Michal Hulena.

    Practice head(s): Vladimír Kordoš; Michal Hulena

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Slovakia 2020

  • Banking and Finance (Tier 4)

    Stentors acts for lenders and borrowers on financing transactions; the client roster includes Slovak banks, leasing companies and other financial institutions, as well as VC funds, real estate developers and corporate entities. The team offers extensive experience across syndicated financing and project finance-related work. Regulatory work, restructuring and leveraged financing are also key areas of activity for the 'very well managed and organised team'. Department head Michal Hulena has extensive experience across syndicated financing, project financing, leveraged financing and complex loan restructuring mandates.

    Practice head(s): Michal Hulena

    Testimonials:
    ‘A young, but very qualified team with an enthusiastic, positive and engaged attitude.‘
    ‘The team is ready to bring the solutions for clients in a very effective and timely way.‘
    ‘Michal Hulena is very experienced and knowledgeable.‘
    ‘Michal Hulena is always very polite, but assertive.‘

  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A (Tier 5)

    Stentors provides 'detailed, understandable and fast' advice. Jointly led by Peter Neštepný and Michal Hulena, the 'very well-managed and organised team' handles a range of corporate and M&A mandates, particularly in the healthcare and real estate sectors. Its work covers cross-border mergers, joint ventures, restructurings and corporate governance, among other matters.

    Practice head(s): Peter Neštepný; Michal Hulena

    Testimonials:
    ‘A young and ambitious team which has proven to have all the required qualities; client focus, flexibility, dedication and in-depth know-how.‘
    ‘The team was able to support us quickly and with a very high quality of delivery, both on the project management side as well as the documentation prepared.‘
    ‘Vladimír Kordoš is available anytime and provides us with well structured, detailed and understandable advice.‘

  • Employment (Tier 3)

    Stentors is regularly engaged by multinational and local corporations in Slovakia on a range of employment issues, such as those concerning internal regulations, terminations, individual and collective employment relationships, and data protection issues. Peter Neštepný is recommended.

    Practice head(s): Peter Neštepný

    Testimonials:
    ‘I appreciate that Peter Neštepný’s answers always cover the core of the subject matter and that he is ready to place himself into the position of his client and his suggestions are useful and workable.‘
    ‘The team has excellent knowledge of the field in which I do business, not only in local conditions, but also in recent cases in Central Europe.‘
    ‘Peter Neštepný has an ability to study new issues quickly and efficiently and deliver the result.‘

  • Real estate and construction (Tier 4)

    The scope of Stentors' practice includes construction projects, developments, sales, acquisitions and leasing matters. It is also active in asset management matters and has notable expertise in healthcare sector projects. Vladimír Kordoš and Michal Hulena jointly head up the practice.

    Practice head(s): Vladimír Kordoš; Michal Hulena

    Testimonials:
    ‘I would like to point out the personal touch, quick response times and knowledge of the healthcare industry.‘
    ‘Michal Hulena has a great business approach combined with years of practice.‘

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IFLR1000

Slovakia 2021

M&A (Tier 4)

Project development (Other notable)

awards awards

Slovakia 2020

  • Banking and finance (Tier 4)

    ‘Stentors is new on the market; however, Michal Hulena, their partner, is well-known and rated by the clients. Strengths include practical approach, quick understanding, very good time management and practical advices. I would definitely recommend cooperation with partner Michal Hulena, who is really skilled and experienced legal advisor for loan transactions. ‘

    JUDr. Michal Hulena – Highly regarded

  • M&A (Tier 4)

    ‘Very well managed team, meets deadlines and delivers solutions. Their knowledge is also on the high level. We work in specific business and I think that they managed to adapt to our needs. ‘

Project development (Other notable)

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BRATISLAVA

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