JUDr. Gerta Sámelová Flassiková

Position:    Managing partner

Languages: English, German, Italian, Russian

Gerta is the managing partner in the law office alianciaadvokátov ak, s.r.o., founded in 1991 initially as a consortium, and since 2006 the law office has operated as a limited liability company. Previously, she worked in the law office Flassik&Flassiková&Bacho&Valentová.

She worked as head of the legal team in several privatizations in water transport and the chemical industry. For several years she has been active in the field of energy. Together with her colleagues she prepared the laws on energy, and worked as a consultant for the Natinal property Fund, Ministry of Economy, Regulatory Office for Network Industries, SEPS, as well as early stage unbundling of distribution companies. She has worked for many local and international clients in the automotive, food and clothing industry. In this context, she has been involved in mergers, acquisitions and related legal due diligence.

Recently, she has been focusing mainly on the area of ​​real estate and construction law in respect of legal advice to several local and foreign developers. She has also provided legal advice in connection with PPP projects. She worked as a legal advisor for the company Doprastav, a.s. for the member of the consortium in relation to the construction of motorways and expressways in Slovakia, namely with the granting of concessions for construction works.
In 2008, she worked on the position of legal professional within the consortium, which provided advice to the Ministry of Health of SR in the project - Providing services in connection with projects in health care appropriate to the implementation of a PPP.
She also deals with franchising, both on behalf of the franchisor as well as on behalf of the franchisee.
 
In the above-mentioned areas she has been focusing on a complex contractual agenda.

During her many years of legal practice she has represented clients before the courts in litigation in commercial, civil and labour law.

Within her publishing activities she has been focusing on writing professional articles in commercial journals such as Slovak Spectator and Trend.
She also contributed to publications in European Current Law in the years 2006-7, issued by publisher Sweet & Maxwell.
She is co-author of the publication World Intellectual Property Rights and Remedies issued by Oceania and Oxford University Press.

Education:     Faculty of Law, University of Comenius in Bratislava

Training:     Institute of International Law IDLI, Roma - 1994, 1998

Membership of professional organizations: Slovak Bar Association

International Bar Association

European Association of Lawyers