Andrej Schwarz is a practicing lawyer and graduated economists and a managing partner of the law firm SCHWARZ advokáti.
Law firm SCHWARZ advokáti is already a well-established boutique law firm and has been active at the Slovak market for over a decade.
We are based in Bratislava, capital and serve the whole region of Slovakia.
Andrej makes use of both of his legal and business economics skills to provide the clients with complex and yet practical and fully-fledged advise.
We offer our clients complete package of solutions to their business on one-stop-shop basis: from designing a most convenient corporate and tax structures (including as the case may be off-shore jurisdictions), providing registered office to their companies at our address, through tax and accounting services and eventually winding up of their businesses as the case may be.
We focus particularly on corporate clients, who are usually leaders in their respective field of industry. Our strength is in providing all-round advice not only encompassing the legal side but also designing solutions taking into consideration tax, accounting and industry-specific know-how.
We understand the needs of our clients and they understand our advice. In order to achieve this, we prefer to provide our services almost exclusively by senior and experienced lawyers, since our aim is to deliver sophisticated and complex advice with high added value. And this for manageable legal fees.
We seek solutions, which are user-friendly, useful and practicable to the client, always making an appropriate risk assessment of particular alternatives.
We are proud that we have established long-term relationships with our clients and base our turnover and success so far purely on our reputation and referrals our clients share about us.
We focus particularly on following legal fields:
– mergers and acquisitions and corporate law
– competition and state aid
– media law
– real estate and development projects
– dispute resolution
– gambling law
– IT, IP, data protection and AML
We are strong among others in the following industry sectors:
IT&IP, media and publishing, e-commerce, intermodal logistics, online gambling, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, real estate, machinery production, education, social services
Having worked for an international law firm for several years Andrej Schwarz has extensive international experience and has successfully closed many cross-border deals. Andrej Schwarz also litigates at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, as well as European Court of Human Rights in Strasburg.
He has been also active as an external lecturer at the Paneuropean University in Bratislava.
Currently, he also holds a position of vice-chairman in the Print-Digital Council of the Slovak Republic, which is an independent, self-governing body supervising compliance with ethical standards of journalists.
Andrej completed a postgraduate master program (LL.M.) at the University of Hamburg, Bologna University, University of Vienna.
Furthermore, Andrej holds a degree in economics (Ing.), University of Economics, Bratislava, degree of doctor of laws, Faculty of Law, University in Trnava, and degree of master of laws, Faculty of Law, Comenius University, Bratislava.