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Irena Šik Bukovnik

Attorney-at-Law

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Bleiweisova 30
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Languages Slovenian, English

Irena Šik Bukovnik is an attorney-at-law with more than twelve years of professional experience who joined the Slovenian CMS team in September 2013. Her practice focuses on banking law, particularly financing transactions. She also advises domestic as well as foreign financial and credit institutions on regulatory matters and has been involved in some of the major NPL portfolio transactions of the recent years. Additionally, her area of expertise includes insolvency proceedings.

Irena Šik Bukovnik graduated from the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law, in 2005. After completing the full two-year judicial traineeship, she passed her bar exam in 2008. Prior to joining CMS, she worked for an international company in the United States, where she was responsible for legal and compliance matters. During that period, she also completed LL.M. studies at the University of Virginia School of Law and passed the bar exam for New York.

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Education

  • 2012 – New York state bar examination
  • 2012 – Master of Laws, University of Virginia School of Law
  • 2008 ¬ State bar examination, Republic of Slovenia, Ministry of Justice
  • 2005 – Bachelor of Laws (univ. dipl. pravnik), University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law
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Memberships

  • Bar Association of Slovenia
  • New York State Bar Association
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Expertise