Maja Erker Žgajnar, a lawyer with nearly two decades of professional experience in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets who held senior positions in the international law firms for the past years, joined Slovenian CMS office in March 2017 as a Banking & Finance partner.
The focus of her practice lies in banking, finance, financial restructurings and distressed debt, workout, acquisition and sale of performing and non-performing financial assets (all types of loan portfolios), regulatory compliance in financial institutions, structured finance, derivatives, insolvency proceedings and banking & finance litigation. Maja Erker Žgajnar has been recognized by clients and peers as an expert financial and capital markets lawyer. In the past years she has continuously been listed among highly regarded practitioners in banking and capital markets by international legal directories. Her portfolio of domestic and international clients spans from banks, financial institutions to large companies.
As an expert on non-performing loans Maja Erker Žgajnaris regularly invited to speak at international NPL and TMA conferences in Europe.
Žgajnar's 'experience with loans transactions and sharp focus on delivery' places her 'above the local competition' (Legal 500, Market overview, 2019)
Maja Žgajnar, who has ‘a strong understanding of the financial drivers of deals’ (Legal500, Market Overview, 2018)
Highly regarded lawyer (IFLR 1000, Banking, Capital markets, 2018)