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Odvetniki Šelih & partnerji, o.p., d.o.o.

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Number of partners: 9
Number of lawyers: 29

Firm Overview:
Odvetniki Šelih & partnerji, o.p., d.o.o. is a full-service business law firm that continues the tradition of a partnership established in 1961. The firm has a client-oriented team: members work hard to understand clients’ business goals and develop relationships which endure through both good times and bad. Lawyers try to anticipate and head off potential legal issues for clients before they become commercial issues. They are absolutely committed to professional excellence and the highest levels of responsiveness, paying meticulous attention to detail. This discipline, in addition to their hard work, knowledge and dedication to the highest level of ethical values, ensures that clients receive practical, precise and individually tailored legal advice.

Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate & Commercial:
Number of lawyers: 29
Šelih provides traditional and cross-border corporate services. The firm assists in choosing the optimal business form, incorporates new companies, executes corporate governance, and provides similar services. Šelih also negotiates and drafts various types of commercial agreements, advises on compliance with respect to advertising, branding, marketing and other issues, and represents clients in litigation.
Contacts: Nina Šelih, Nataša Pipan Nahtigal
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution:
Number of lawyers: 9
Šelih advises on the entire spectrum of litigation, including the interpretation and performance of contracts, unfair competition, insurance law, warranty issues, damages in contract and tort, etc. The firm is also experienced in representing clients in alternative dispute resolution proceedings including pre-trial settlement, arbitrations, mediations and negotiations.
Contacts: Helena Butolen, Gregor Simoniti
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Number of lawyers: 9
Šelih has experience in national and cross-border M&A, including share and asset deals, mergers, demergers, takeovers, joint ventures and restructurings.
Contact: Nataša Pipan Nahtigal
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate & Construction:
Number of lawyers: 7
Šelih assists with the acquisition and disposal of property, establishing real-estate related joint ventures, project development, and drafting all real estate related agreements (ie, leases, financing agreements, etc). The firm represents clients on property-related disputes and construction litigation.
Contact: Blaž Ogorevc
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
Number of lawyers: 11
Šelih advises on term loans, cross-border and local syndications, mezzanine financing, consumer loans, real estate financing, project financing and public-private partnerships, securitisations, factoring, derivatives, restructuring, capital markets transactions, investment funds, etc. The firm drafts all documentation and security instruments, and issues formal legal opinions.
Contact: Mia Kalaš
Email: [email protected]

Antitrust & Competition:
Number of lawyers: 7
Šelih provides representation in proceedings relating to abuse of dominant position and cartels, gives advice regarding restrictive practices, and assists clients in developing distribution systems, and drafting licensing and cooperation agreements.
Contact: Nataša Pipan Nahtigal
Email: [email protected]

Labour:
Number of lawyers: 6
Šelih advises on the establishment and termination of employment relationships, work place relationships, national and international company restructuring and M&A, personnel reductions and shutdowns, due diligence, and the settlement of employment disputes and litigation.
Contact: Darja Miklavčič
Email: [email protected]

Insolvency & Restructuring:
Number of lawyers: 5
Among others, Šelih advises clients on restructurings and refinancing, protection of creditors’ interests in insolvency, cross-border insolvencies, management liability, acquisition of non-performing loans, assets or businesses from insolvent estates, and voluntary liquidation.
Contact: Blaž Ogorevc
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
Number of lawyers: 6
Šelih handles the registration of IP rights, drafting of licences, transfers of rights, and other IP related agreements, conducts due diligence, and advises on all aspects of copyright.
Contact: Nina Šelih
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
Number of lawyers: 5
Šelih covers all aspects of IPOs and private placements, capital increases, bond and convertible note issues, due diligence issues and approval processes, and assists with prospectuses, underwriting agreements and related documentation. The firm also advises on the legal aspects of financial derivatives, securitisations, investment funds and similar products. In providing its services, the firm cooperates closely with tax and finance specialists.
Contact: Barbara Hočevar
Email: [email protected]

Insurance:
Number of lawyers: 4
Šelih advises on all regulatory insurance matters, assists clients with restructuring, offers representation in litigation and ADR, and assists with the relationships between insurance intermediaries and policy holders.
Contact: Nina Šelih
Email: [email protected]

Energy & Environmental:
Number of lawyers: 4
Šelih advises clients on the legal aspects of potential international gas transmissions, energy trading, oil and gas exploitation and exploration interests on the local market, nuclear and photovoltaic projects, environmental law, including zoning permits and due diligence, environmental aspects of commercial transactions, and how to deal with environmental violations.
Contact: Helena Butolen
Email: [email protected]

Procurement:
Number of lawyers: 5
Šelih advises clients on the specifics of tender procedures, the preparation of quotations and consortium agreements, compliance and non-compliance with tender rules, negotiations, and financing, and assists with the claims of non-selected tenderers and claims amongst joint tenderers.
Contact: Darja Miklavčič
Email: [email protected]

Consumer & Data Protection:
Number of lawyers: 8
Šelih advises on compliance with data protection rules, registration with authorities, and surveillance and monitoring of employees at work. The firm also assists clients in data protection related disputes.
Contact: Barbara Hočevar
Email: [email protected]

Media:
Number of lawyers: 4
Šelih advises on regulations, investments, IP rights, competition, consumer protection and joint ventures, and drafts all corresponding agreements. The firm provides representation before the authorities.
Contact: Darja Miklavčič
Email: [email protected]

Telecommunications & IT:
Number of lawyers: 3
Šelih advises on governmental licensing, technology transfer, IT joint ventures, internet law, e-commerce, terrestrial and satellite broadcasting, and provides the relevant representation before the authorities.
Contact: Darja Miklavčič
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
Šelih provides advice on tax matters in close collaboration with the leading tax and finance experts in Slovenia, and represents clients in tax proceedings before the Slovenian tax authorities. Šelih also advises on employment-related tax issues.
Contact: Nina Šelih
Email: [email protected]