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Tamara Žajdela


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


Tamara Žajdela is an attorney-at-law for energy law and an expert in the areas of public procurement and real estate. She provides legal advice to well-known clients in energy and infrastructure projects and deals with public tenders and regulatory issues. She is particularly active in renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable development projects.

Previous work experience / training

Tamara Žajdela was a judicial trainee at the Higher Court of Maribor for two years. After passing the bar exam in 2016, she gained further professional experience in her own consulting firm, where she mainly advised public entities and private Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) in procedures related to Energy Performance Contracting (EPC). The subject of these EPC projects was the complete renovation of buildings in order to achieve energy efficiency targets. Additionally, she provided legal advice in public procurement matters and employment law and civil law.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Bar Association of Slovenia
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  • 2016 – State Bar Examination, Republic of Slovenia, Ministry of Justice
  • 2014 – Bachelor of Laws (univ. dipl. pravnik), University of Maribor, Faculty of Law
  • 2013 – Georg-August University of Göttingen (Erasmus), Faculty of Law
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24 March 2021
Care homes in Slov­e­nia
1. Which laws ap­ply to open­ing care homes? lower-ro­m­anThe So­cial Se­cur­ity Act;rules on so­cial as­sist­ance con­ces­sions; an­drules on en­gage­ment in the pro­vi­sion of so­cial ser­vices on the basis of a work...
01 April 2021
CMS CEE Ger­man Desk: Waste man­age­ment in Cent­ral and East­ern Europe
As ever more waste is pro­duced, many coun­tries face new chal­lenges:What are the cur­rent de­vel­op­ments in the CEE coun­tries?How does waste man­age­ment dif­fer between EU and non-EU coun­tries?What prob­lem-solv­ing...
18 December 2020
Re­new­able en­ergy law and reg­u­la­tion in Slov­e­nia
1. Brief over­view of the re­new­ables sec­tor While the of­fi­cial fig­ures are not yet avail­able, it seems un­likely that Slov­e­nia will have achieved a 25% share of re­new­able en­ergy in gross fi­nal en­ergy con­sump­tion...
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Still in­suf­fi­cient ef­forts for wastewa­ter treat­ment
Ex­perts from CMS Slov­e­nia and CMS Ser­bia provide their ex­pert­ise and know­ledge in this joint art­icle​ on the top­ic of wastewa­ter treat­ment. They fo­cus on these ques­tions: Where does Ser­bia stand? Can...
27 May 2020
Law and reg­u­la­tion of con­sequen­tial dam­ages clauses in the en­ergy sec­tor...
1. Do the words “con­sequen­tial loss” have a giv­en mean­ing in law? No, the words “con­sequen­tial loss” do not have a giv­en mean­ing in Slov­e­ni­an law. The Slov­e­ni­an Ob­lig­a­tions Code (Ob­liga­cijski...
21 May 2020
Autonom­ous vehicles law and reg­u­la­tion in Slov­e­nia
1. Is the test­ing of AVs (SAE Levels 3-5) per­mit­ted on pub­lic roads in your jur­is­dic­tion? No, in Slov­e­nia is not al­lowed to test AVs (SAE Levels 3-5) on pub­lic roads as this is not yet ex­pli­citly per­mit­ted...
29 April 2020
Tem­por­ary reg­u­la­tion of rent ex­emp­tion to mit­ig­ate the ef­fects of the coronavir­us...
On 28 April 2020 the Slov­e­ni­an Par­lia­ment ad­op­ted the Act on Provid­ing Ad­di­tion­al Li­quid­ity to the Eco­nomy to Re­lease the Con­sequences of the COV­ID-19 Epi­dem­ic (Za­kon o za­g­otovitvi dod­at­ne lik­vid­nosti...
10 April 2020
Im­pact of COV­ID-19 on Pub­lic Pro­cure­ment
The COV­ID-19 crisis is hav­ing a ser­i­ous im­pact on the eco­nomy and busi­nesses. In these cir­cum­stances, pub­lic pro­cure­ment can be of even great­er im­port­ance than usu­al and vari­ous ques­tions arise, such...
27 February 2020
Slov­e­nia chas­ing last train to ful­fil EU en­ergy com­mit­ments
Con­sid­er­ing it in­ap­pro­pri­ate, the European Com­mis­sion re­jec­ted the first Na­tion­al En­ergy and Cli­mate Plan (NECP) sent to it by the Slov­e­ni­an Gov­ern­ment in 2018. The dead­line to provide a new amended ver­sion...
14 January 2020
Slov­e­nia the only EU Mem­ber State with only first-in­stance leg­al pro­tec­tion...
Slov­e­nia is the only EU Mem­ber State whose leg­al pro­tec­tion re­gime in pub­lic pro­cure­ment does not al­low for full or even lim­ited ju­di­cial pro­tec­tion against the de­cision of first-in­stance au­thor­ity de­cid­ing...
November 2019
Seni­or Hous­ing Across SEE
The world is get­ting older by the minute.Ac­cord­ing to the 2018 Age­ing Re­port of the EU1, Eco­nom­ic & Budget­ary Pro­jec­tions for the 28 EU Mem­ber States (2016-2070), the old-age de­pend­ency ra­tio in the...