Dentons Slovakia has announced the appointment of Peter Kubina as Managing Partner, the promotion of Banking & Finance lawyer Stanislava Valientova to Partner, and the hire of Counsel Patricia Gossányiová.
Kubina will continue to co-head the Banking and Finance practice and head the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice in Bratislava.
Peter Kubina commented on his appointment, “I am truly honored by the trust that the firm and our clients have placed in me. I look forward in working with the Europe leadership as well as my local colleagues to further develop our Firm, our service offering, and our client relationships in the Slovak market.”
According to Dentons, "since joining Dentons in 2013, Kubina has built up together with Stanislava Valientova a leading Banking and Finance practice in Slovakia and has led many of the most important financing transactions in the market. He advises on corporate lending, acquisition and leveraged finance, real estate finance, project, export and asset finance, as well as capital markets. He also represents clients in disputes ranging from civil, employment and commercial litigation to constitutional matters. In addition to his legal practice, he occasionally lectures at Comenius University."
“It is always a great pleasure to see young talent develop and grow within Dentons,” said Tomasz Dąbrowski, CEO of Dentons Europe. “Not only is Peter Kubina recognized by both clients and major legal directories as a top tier lawyer, he has already established a solid track record in building a market-leading practice. I am confident that he will continue to succeed in his new role as Country Managing Partner.”
Stanislava Valientova is the co-head of the Banking and Finance Practice in Dentons’ Bratislava office. According to Dentons, "she is ranked among Slovakia’s leading banking and finance lawyers by major international legal directories and is praised by clients for her strategic and operative thinking. She has led many of the country’s largest financing transactions and has assisted banks as well as multinational and domestic companies with bilateral and syndicated project real estate, asset, structured and corporate financings as well as their restructurings. She is also experienced in capital markets, bankruptcy and restructuring, real estate transactions and M&A. Prior to joining Dentons in 2015, she worked almost 10 years at White & Case, where she co-led the local Banking and Finance practice."