Managing Partner Bojan Brežan advises on a broad range of disputes with a focus in the finance sector, advising on bankruptcy and liability issues. Recent work highlights of his include advising DZS on a dispute with the Municipality of Koper arising out of the sales process of Hotel Koper on the Slovenian coast.
Bojan focuses on large scale corporate transactions regarding the acquisitions of different asset classes including (private and public) companies and real estate portfolios. He also has extensive experience in financial restructurings and post-restructuring/distressed asset disposals. His transactional practice is supplemented with his high-profile work in commercial litigations and arbitrations.
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law, Ljubljana/Slovenia (Uni.dipl.iur. 2007)
University of Heidelberg, Faculty of Law, Heidelberg/Germany (2004-2005)
National Law Firm, Attorney at Law, Ljubljana/Slovenia (2011-12)
National Law Firm, Attorney Candidate, Ljubljana/Slovenia (2009-11)
Higher Court of Ljubljana, Internship, Ljubljana/Slovenia (2007-09)
Slovenian, English, German, Croatian
The Insolvency Law Practice:
Schoenherr offers a unique combination of the know-how of a boutique insolvency firm, and the comprehensive range of legal services of an international law firm. The firm’s insolvency and restructuring team covers all areas of insolvency law.
It has an outstanding record in advising both lenders and distressed borrowers on pre-insolvency reorganisation and re-financing, as well as extensive experience in representing creditors in insolvency proceedings and insolvency related litigation. Schoenherr increasingly acts for Austrian banks in distress, advising in particular on proceedings under the European Union’s Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive. In addition, the insolvency and restructuring team frequently acts as legal advisor in cross-border insolvency proceedings and is permanent counsel of international banking associations in connection with close-out netting issues.
Schoenherr’s insolvency and restructuring team is well regarded for its ability to efficiently handle complex, large-scale restructurings and providing comprehensive advice, drawing, where necessary, upon experts from other practice groups, such as banking & finance and corporate m&a.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law:
Schoenherr is a leading full-service law firm providing local and international companies stellar advice that is straight to the point. With 14 offices and 4 country desks Schoenherr has a firm footprint in Central and Eastern Europe. Our lawyers are recognised leaders in their specialised areas and have a track record of getting deals done with a can-do, solution-oriented approach. Quality, flexibility, innovation and practical problem-solving in complex commercial mandates are at the core of our philosophy.
We have received these distinctions lately:
“Austrian Law Firm of the Year” (2017) by IFLR
“European Restructuring Deal: HETA” (2017) by IFLR
“The International Arbitration Practice that Impressed the Most in the Past Year” (2016) by GAR
“IP Law Firm of the Year – Austria” (2017) by Managing IP