Former Managing Associates Ondrej Florian and Stepan Starha have become Partner at Havel & Partners.
Both Florian and Starha joined Havel & Partners as junior associates in 2010.
“With Ondrej’s promotion, we seek to further strengthen our advisory group focusing on private clients,” says Managing Partner Jaroslav Havel, who heads the firm's Private Clients team. "For many years, Ondrej has specialized in domestic and foreign corporate acquisitions and transformations, which is often the case with family businesses, and in market terms, our experience with handing over and transforming these businesses is unparalleled."
Starha, who is based in Havel & Partners' Bratislava office, advises technological and IT companies as well as financial, energy, and telecommunications companies. He started working at the firm as a paralegal/legal assistant in 2009. He specializes in contractual law, intellectual property law, information systems and telecommunications law as well as private international law. In the area of intellectual property law, he focuses in particular on the legal aspects of creating and using copyright works and on the protection of industrial property. In the area of information technology law, he deals especially with aspects of implementing information systems and licensing computer programs.