We share a commitment to professionality, reliability, confidentiality and the highest quality of service across our entire service portfolio in Slovenia and abroad.
The attorneys at the Law Firm Miro Senica and Attorneys successfully advise, represent clients and manage cases across commercial, civil, criminal, labour, constitutional and administrative law. We consider the individual needs, demands and rights of our clients and find creative approaches to produce the best solutions. We are guided by the highest standards of the legal profession and a sincere desire to find practical and creative solutions.
We perform our work diligently, consistently and professionally, broadening our experience with professional training and international operations. This has equipped us with the ability to represent our clients effectively and successfully.
The Law Firm Miro Senica and Attorneys builds its strength and reputation on three pillars:
• Attorneys at law,
• Respect of our clients.
We provide comprehensive and tailored legal advice in all the areas of the commercial law, including but not limited to drafting all types of the commercial contracts (covering domestic, cross-border and international transactions), establishing the new companies (we established subsidiaries or branches for many foreign clients and we remain acting as their permanent legal counsel), corporate restructuring, assistance in convocation and holding of the general meetings, corporate governance, M&A, competition & antitrust, IT services and e-commerce.
The advantage of our department is extensive expertise in large international and national corporate transactions in which we provide all required legal services, including takeover procedures, anti-competition proceedings and due diligence of companies and regulatory procedures. We involve all of our departments in such transactionsin order to assure the best possible representation.
We provide legal advice taking into account the particularities of the industry where the client is active, the individual business needs and long-run objectives of the client.
Our legal advice is based on a deep understanding of the local, regional and international business practices and fundamental knowledge of the local legal constraints.
We help to build up a long-lasting business strategy and we endeavor to inform the client about legal risks, advantages and disadvantages of the chosen business strategy.
We struggle to be more than a simple interpreter of the laws: we provide legal solutions enabling achievement of your business objectives.
Civil law makes part of our and our business everyday life.
Our attorneys have extensive experience in advising both corporate and individual clients in all civil law matters, including but not limited to civil litigation, property law, real estate law, including drafting and/or reviewing real estate contracts for complex real estate transactions (including leasing and other financing arrangements), construction and engineering law, IP law, law of telecommunications, product liability, family law.
Human resources represent the main value added of any company in all industries. Your employees can ensure the company’s sustainable development and competitiveness or cause substantial damage to your reputation and financial state.
We execute all human resources related paper work correctly and in accordance with the applicable regulations and good business practices, so as to ensure your maximal protection and compliance alongside with the employees’ satisfaction and motivation.
Our services in this practice area include advising on working conditions and labour risk prevention, employee relations, HR policies and privacy, drafting and/or reviewing employment contracts, preparing organizational plans of employees including employment manuals, restructuring, preparing plans and execution programmes for downsizing, successfully handling employee related litigations.
Constitutional law is our law office’s well-established practice area: we cover among others the following issues: constitutional law, procedures before the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia, human rights law, procedures before the European Court of Human Rights.
We have extensive experience in the questions related to the naturalization of the citizens, defending constitutional rights on the Slovenian and European level, advising in the human rights protection matters.
Strict compliance with the regulatory procedures, timely obtaining of the required permits and authorizations constitutes a must-have and a guarantee of the successful business.
We have a broad experience in obtaining of all types of the permits and authorizations required for conducting business in all industry sectors (including but not limited to the ecological permits, construction and operating permits, residence permits etc.), representing and counselling the clients during various state inspections and audits, as well as in the procedures related to the Slovenian citizenship.
Our area of expertise in this field covers the following matters: environmental law, regulatory and data protection law, compliance, investigations, representation of clients in various proceedings in front of administrative bodies, energy law, media and entertainment, privatization, public procurement.
White color defense is one of our key practices. The borderline between what is allowed and what is not is often so vague in the business related regulations, that only a timely and highly competent advice may save from the criminal offense.
We ensure that our clients receive such a competent and timely advice to avoid the violation, as well as that the client’s rights and legal interests are duly protected within the criminal investigations and procedures.
In this connection we represent our clients in pre-trial investigations, criminal procedures and advice on white-collar crime (business criminal law), anti-bribery and corruption, misdemeanor procedures, procedures in the execution of criminal sanctions, extradition procedures.
Our law firm provides a full range of litigation and arbitration services. We represent our clients in commercial, consumer, labour, family and other civil domestic and cross-border disputes, before local, as well international courts and arbitration courts.
We have an in-depth knowledge and extensive expertise in mediation, arbitration and other alternative procedures (more than 19 years’ of experience in the field of ADR).
We also assist to our clients in enforcement of the local courts decisions, as well as in recognition and enforcement in Slovenia of the foreign (arbitral) court decisions.
Attorney-at-law Miro Senica launched his legal practice on April 1st, 1986. The law firm made its name with representation in criminal cases but it also built its reputation, and drove its growth, with the most high-profile commercial law cases. By the turn of the millennium it had become a large professional law firm with clients including leading companies from Slovenia and abroad, high-profile private clients, and numerous institutions of public importance.
The law firm on average employs 50 people, of whom at least 35 are legal experts. It cooperates on a regular basis with a range of well-known and reputed experts, with individual professors from the faculties of law and economics in Ljubljana and Maribor, as well as with scientific institutions and faculties such as the Economic Institute at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, the Commercial Law Institute at the Faculty of Law in Maribor and others.
In 2009, the Law Firm Miro Senica and Attorneys was reincorporated as a limited liability company.
We always resolve our cases using the 3i method:
The successful solution of a case requires the precise identification of the full extent of the problem. It is only by correctly identifying the problem that we can determine the most appropriate and effective solution. The chosen solution must then be implemented with hard work and professional know-how, usually over an extended period.
Material truth and justice. At Miro Senica and Attorneys we understand these two basic principles of the Code of Professional Conduct of the Bar Association of Slovenia as a supreme ethical imperative.
Pursuant to Article 32 of the Attorneys Act, before being entered into the register of attorneys-at-law each attorney-at-law must take the following oath:
“I swear that I will respect the legal order of the Republic of Slovenia and perform the tasks of the attorney’s profession conscientiously, honestly and with dignity.”
We understand our commitment to the Code of Professional Conduct above all as a commitment to:
• Knowledge and trust
• Professionalism and respect
• Diligence and responsibility
Attorneys at Miro Senica and Attorneys advise their clients in the realisation of their legal interests, and together with them endeavour to determining the best course of action to solve their legal issues. In doing so, our staff is guided by a firm ethical commitment and professionalism.
We participate actively in educating attorney trainees for the attorney profession and strive to provide a pleasant and motivating work environment for our employees. This is the only way we can operate successfully for the benefit of our clients.
We are also committed to international operation, guided by the principles and rules of international codes of ethics for attorneys. The complexity of the know-how of our clients and the global nature of many of their operations requires us to work in accordance with the highest global standards.
GLOBALAW is a world-renowned network of law offices based out of Belgium. GLOBALAW brings together over 88 independent law firms with over 4000 attorneys-at-law. Miro Senica and Attorneys is the only GLOBALAW member from Slovenia.
IDI (THE INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION INSTITUTE PROJECT) is an international association of legal experts based out of Italy. IDI is primarily dedicated to international distribution law.
STATE CAPITAL GROUP is an association of independent law firms based out of the US. STATE CAPITAL GROUP carefully selects its members from law firms which offer the full range of legal services. Miro Senica and Attorneys is the only STATE CAPITAL GROUP member from Slovenia. The member firms retain their autonomy and practice law independently.
WORLD SERVICES GROUP is an international multidisciplinary network of independent providers of high quality business services based out of the United States. Members of the WORLD SERVICES GROUP network are leading players in their respective fields. Miro Senica and Attorneys is the only WORLD SERVICES GROUP member from Slovenia.
BAR ASSOCIATION OF SLOVENIA
SLOVENIAN-GERMAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
BRITISH SLOVENIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE