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EU Law

EU law is an integral part of our expertise. The guarantee of high-quality legal services in this area is our lawyers’ professional experience built up over several years and gained at the European Commission in Brussels as well as at international law firms in Brussels and Vienna. If the nature of a particular case or project requires, we always reflect their European dimension element and find a solution that is in line with the current trends in EU law.

In the field of EU law, we provide comprehensive legal advice on the free movement of persons, goods, services and capital, the single market, represent clients before the European Commission and the EU courts (including preliminary ruling proceedings), conduct analyses and provide opinions on the application of both primary and secondary EU legislation and the decision-making practice of the European courts and of other institutions, as well as assess the correct transposition of the EU directives in Slovakia.

Our Experience

Major tobacco product importer

Legal advice and representation regarding a complaint to the European Commission concerning a violation of the freedom of movement of goods within Slovakia due to tax discrimination applied to cigars produced in other EU Member States. 

Multinational retail food chain

Legal advice on a possible violation of the free movement of capital within Slovakia due to the discriminatory procedure of state administration authorities in relation to entrepreneurs from other EU Member States. 

Several companies active in the field of pharmacy and healthcare provision

 Legal advice on the application of review procedures, including filing opposition to the cancellation of the procedure used for the contract award, representation in opposition proceedings before the Slovak Public Procurement Office, lodging a complaint to the prosecutor, as well as a complaint to the Slovak Public Procurement Office to file a motion to declare invalidity of the contract concluded through a public procurement procedure, lodging a complaint to review the contract award procedure, as well as representation of the client in the administrative judiciary to review legality of the Slovak Public Procurement Office decisions. 

Major Slovak bank

Legal advice on the protection of investments in the area of building and financial savings from the perspective of the EU legislation. 

Foreign company

Legal advice on the application of VAT deduction conditions under the EU directives due to their incorrect transposition into the Slovak Value Added Tax Act.