Former A&O Head of Competition in Slovakia Juraj Gyarfas has joined Dentons as a Partner in the firm's Corporate and M&A, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, and Competition & Antitrust practice groups.
According to Dentons, Gyarfas “has advised sellers and buyers on numerous high-profile deals in Slovakia and the wider CEE region, including HB Reavis on the sale of several office, retail, and logistics assets in Slovakia and the Czech Republic,” and he also “represents clients in post-M&A disputes and related competition matters.”
Dentons Slovakia Managing Partner Peter Kubina described Gyarfas as "one of the most respected lawyers on the Slovak market, and we are delighted to welcome him to our team.”
"It is very exciting to be joining a firm that is on such a steep growth curve and with such an established presence in Central and Eastern Europe," Gyarfas said. "I look forward to joining the Bratislava team.”
Gyarfas graduated from the Univerziteta Komenskeho in Bratislava in 2007. He has a Doctorate in Law from Trnavska University, as well as Masters degrees in Law & Economics from the Universities of Haifa and Hamburg. He began his legal career with Salans in Bratislava in 2007, and moved to Allen & Overy in September 2010.