Oliver Werner takes over from Peter Šimo and new partner Soňa Hanková is joining the team of CMS Bratislava.
The team of CMS Bratislava was reinforced at the partner level. Soňa Hanková joined the firm on 1 September 2020 and will manage the office together with Oliver Werner who took over as Managing Partner.
Soňa is a transaction lawyer with over 17 years of experience from renowned international law firms. The clients praise her greatly for her expertise in real estate transactions including acquisitions, development, construction, asset management, litigation and leasing. Soňa is vastly experienced in M&A transactions including corporate reorganisations, operational matters and related employment law issues.
Oliver is a recognised expert in the fields of compliance and corporate/M&A. During his time at CMS he has gained a lot of experience in cross-border transactions as well as internal investigations and money laundering prevention.
„We are honoured to lead the Bratislava office. We appreciate this unique opportunity to enhance our CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz brand on the Slovak market with a diverse and driven team,” said Soňa Hanková and Oliver Werner. “The clients are facing unprecedented challenges and need innovative and forward-thinking advice. With both, our local and international expertise, CMS is ready to navigate them promptly through their business and legal uncertainty,“ Soňa said.
Peter Šimo, the former Managing Partner who has been with CMS for over 20 years, will continue with CMS as Of Counsel.