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Juraj Fuska Joins CMS Bratislava as Partner

Juraj Fuska Joins CMS Bratislava as Partner

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Former Aldertree Legal Managing Partner Juraj Fuska has joined CMS’s Bratislava office as a Partner.

According to CMS, Fuska has over 20 years of experience advising on negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, corporate matters, and greenfield investments. "As part of his move, Juraj brings with him a team of three Associates, Martin Melicher, Demian Boska, and Richard Svocak," the firm announced.

Before joining CMS, Fuska was a Partner with White & Case Slovakia, where he spent over ten years. After that firm's withdrawal from Slovakia (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on March 8, 2022) Fuska managed the rebranded operation – Aldtree Legal – for the past year. 

"We are delighted to welcome Juraj and his team to CMS," CMS Prague and Bratislava Managing Partner Helen Rodwell commented. "Juraj has a strong practice and client base that perfectly complement our existing offering in Bratislava, building on our strong capabilities in deal execution in complex multijurisdictional CEE transactions. We are looking forward to work with our new colleagues."

"I am excited to be joining CMS," Fuska added. "This truly international law firm has long been committed to the region. Its strong platform in CEE and across the rest of Europe made it an obvious choice for me to take my practice to the next level. I look forward to joining an ambitious team and growing the firm’s presence in Slovakia and Europe."

CMS at a Glance

CMS Sofia is a full-service law firm, the largest international law firm in Bulgaria and one of the largest providers of legal services in the local market as a whole. The breadth and depth of our practice means that our lawyers are specialised, with a level of specialisation that few of our competitors can match.

CMS Sofia is the Bulgarian branch of CMS, a top ten global legal and tax services provider with over 5000 lawyers in 43 countries and 78 offices across the world.

CMS entered the Bulgarian market as one of the first internationally active law firms in 2005 and is now among the most respected legal advisors in the country. We have 7 partners, 4 counsel and over 30 lawyers in our office in Sofia.

Our legal experts, who are rooted in Bulgaria’s local culture, can also draw on years of experience in foreign countries and are at home in several legal systems at once. We know the particularities of the local market just as well as the needs of our clients and combine both to achieve optimum solutions. Our lawyers are Bulgarian qualified and we also have English qualified experts – all of them regularly working on cross-border mandates.

In our work, we focus on M&A, Energy, Projects and Construction, Banking and Finance, Real Estate, Media, IP and IT law, Tax, Employment law, Competition, Procurement and any kind of Dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation. What’s more, we also take care of the entire legal management of our clients’ projects.

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