People

Helen Rodwell
Helen Rodwell
Man­aging Part­ner
CEE Head of Corporate, Prague, Bratislava
Czech Republic, Prague
Helen Rodwell is the Managing Partner of CMS Prague and the Head of the Corporate practice group for Central and Eastern Europe.Under her leadership CMS continues to be one of the busiest M&A legal...
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Peter Šimo
Part­ner
Bratislava
Slovakia, Bratislava
Slovakia, Bratislava
Peter Šimo is head of Banking & Finance and German Desk in Bratislava and is a member of the international transaction team. He has a track record of more than fifteen years acting as an advisor to i...
Michal Hutan
Michal Huťan
Coun­sel
Head of Real Estate
Slovakia, Bratislava
Michal Hut’an is Counsel and Head of Real Estate team in Bratislava. Michal specialises in real estate development projects, transactions and joint-ventures. He has considerable experience advising o...

Expertise

Slovakia
In Slovakia we have the resources and expertise to meet your local and cross-border business needs.As the largest law firm in Slovakia we provide a wide range of legal and tax advice. Our...
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Banking & Finance [SVK]
Slovakia
As a participant in the global banking and finance industry, you are faced with increasing financial, regulatory and political pressures. New rules on capital requirements, risk profile and investor...
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Dispute Resolution [SVK]
Slovakia
CMS has a leading and experienced dispute resolution team across CEE. Lawyers across 15 offices in the region collaborate closely on advising high-profile multinational and regional clients on a...
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Locations

Bratislava
CMS Bratislava
Staromestská 3
811 03 Bratislava
Slovakia
CMS has a long history of working in Slovakia and has been advising clients since the first wave of large privatisations in the 1990s.We have advised on numerous significant cross-border mandates,...
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Online services

Online Services
In today's fast-paced business environment, you need to stay up to date on the latest industry regulation to anticipate and handle any potential issues that could impact your business. Through our online services, we offer you access to relevant legal know-how – quickly and easily.
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CMS e-guides
So you can access important legal know-how on the go, many of our publications are offered as e-guides. These provide you with a dynamic way to view and manage expert legal content online.  You can read an e-guide online as well as offline and can easily navigate to the content that interests you most.
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RegZone
RegZone provides you with expert analysis and daily news from the fast-changing world of financial institution regulation. The platform has a substantial online research resource and a flexible email service, tailored to your needs.
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Careers

Associate
Dear Applicant! You want to impress with excellence?For you no case is too complex, no legal issue insurmountable – You always have the perfect solution up your sleeve?Perfect. We can offer you the id...
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Working for CMS
Welcome to our worldAt CMS we strive to spend more time looking at our clients’ world than inwards at ours.  That’s what makes our approach different. Being able to see things from our clients’ perspective means our people are approachable and accessible.
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Your Application
Our application process at CMS varies from country to country. We do this to ensure that specific qualifications for a position as well as local market needs are fully taken into consideration. However, the standard process is to submit a written application that, if successful, will be followed by personal interviews.
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About CMS

About Us
Who we areRanked as a Top 10 Global Law Firm, CMS can work for you in over 42 countries and more than 74 offices worldwide. 4,500 CMS lawyers offer you business-focused advice tailored to your needs, whether in your local market or across multiple jurisdictions.
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Awards & Rankings
We are in business to help your business. So we are proud to accept market recognition for our performance as a welcome indicator that we are succeeding in our efforts to provide you with the highest quality of service and advice.
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Corporate Social Responsibility
‘Your World First’ includes being a responsible corporate citizen and connecting to the wider world. By leveraging our talent, geographic reach and resources, we strive to make a positive impact on the world by supporting those who are working on solving social and economic challenges.
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News

CEE region continues to provide opportunity for businesses despite potential risks, according to report by CMS and Legal Week
23 November 2017 23 November 2017 – Government investigations and regulatory compliance are increasingly concerning issues for businesses operating in the CEE market. This is according to the latest ‘Central & Eas...
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CMS - Where to find us
November 2017 For a compact overview of all CMS offices and contact details, please download the brochure below. For more information on our services, please refer to the countries panel at the top of the page. 
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Your introduction to CMS
16/11/2017 When we set out to create CMS in 1999, our three guiding principles were: stay close to our clients’ long-term goals and specific business challenges; recruit lawyers who really care about results; a...
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Publications

Monegasque Law Reform Simplifies International Estate Transfers' Resolution
Monegasque Act n°1. 448 dated 28 June 2017 regarding private international law provides for the application of a single law on succession. Yet, if estate planning where Monaco located assets or Monaco residents are involved is going to be simplified from a civil.
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European Commission approves easyJet's acquisition of certain Air Berlin assets
In August 2017, Air Berlin filed for insolvency. Air Berlin's insolvency administrator launched a sales process for Air Berlin assets, with a deadline of 15 September 2017 for submitting bids. Meanwhile, the German airline was granted rescue aid by the German.
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Potential of Green Public Procurement for tenderers
The selling potential of the “green” sticker is huge. Especially if it appears in a press release of a respected state authority in connection with successful public procurement. In the last few years this combination has become more common because of “green.
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Events

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Jun
CEE German Desk: Pflichten und Haftung von Geschäftsführern - Gruppe Ungarn, Tschechien und Slowakei | Webinar
04/06/2013
Im Rahmen dieser Webinar-Veranstaltung werden Sie von unseren deutschsprachigen Experten über die ...
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Webinar: What's new in labour law in Europe - Slovakia
06/11/2014
Are you interested in recent changes to labour law in Europe? Are you keen to be up to date on...
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15
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Webinar Series: Lifesciences 2016
15/12/2016
On behalf of the CMS Lifesciences sector group, we are pleased to invite you to a series of...
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