Gregor Pajek

Gregor Pajek

Partner

Fluent in:

English, German, Serbian, Croatian

Gregor focuses on banking, capital markets, corporate finance transactions and M&A, in which he regularly assists foreign and domestic clients including banks and other financial institutions as well as companies.

Fluent in:

English, German, Serbian, Croatian

Recently, Gregor has acted in privatisations, private acquisitions, public takeover offers, debt refinancing and restructurings, acquisition finance, securitisations and structured finance transactions involving debt and equity. Gregor has advised many domestic and international clients.

Gregor is also a member of the permanent list of arbitrators at the KDD – Central Securities Clearing Corporation Ljubljana, the national central securities depository.

Gregor joined Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners in 2010 after his LL.M. studies and traineeship at the Capital Markets Group in the Frankfurt office of Baker McKenzie.

Gregor has been ranked as Rising Star in the 2016 and 2017 IFLR (International Financial Law Review) rankings in the practice areas of Capital Markets and M&A.

Education

  • Master of Laws in Finance (LL.M.), Institute for Law and Finance, Goethe University Frankfurt, 2009
  • Training at International Institute for Securities Market Development, Securities and Exchange Commission, USA, 2008
  • State Bar Exam, 2006
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Ljubljana, 2003, (Bank of Slovenia Award and Faculty of Law Award for excellent diploma thesis)

Experience

  • Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners, Partner since 2014
  • Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners, Associate and Senior Associate, 2010 – 2014
  • Baker McKenzie, Frankfurt, Capital Markets Group, Intern, 2009
  • Ljubljana Stock Exchange, Head of Legal in Trading and Exchange Members, 2005 – 2008
  • Higher Court in Ljubljana, Judicial Trainee, 2003 – 2005

Publications

  • PAJEK, Gregor, ŠUŠTAR, Urh. The chapter on Fundraising in Slovenia. The Private Equity Review, 7th edition, London: Law Business Research Ltd, 2018.
  • PAJEK, Gregor, KRDŽIĆ, Aljoša. The chapter on Investing in Slovenia. The Private Equity Review, 7th edition, London: Law Business Research Ltd, 2018.
  • PAJEK, Gregor, ŠUŠTAR, Urh. The chapter on Fundraising in Slovenia. The Private Equity Review, 6th edition, London: Law Business Research Ltd, 2017.
  • PAJEK, Gregor, KRDŽIĆ, Aljoša. The chapter on Investing in Slovenia. The Private Equity Review, 6th edition, London: Law Business Research Ltd, 2017.
  • ''Attached is the Agreement, please sign it.'', an article on corporate group (re)financing, Delo - Svet Kapitala, 23.12.2017.
  • PAJEK, Gregor, KRDŽIČ, Aljoša, ŠUŠTAR, Urh. The chapters on Investing and Fundraising in Slovenia. The Private Equity Review, 5th edition, London: Law Business Research Ltd, 2016.
  • PELJHAN, Grega, ŠPORAR, Bojan, PAJEK, Gregor, KRDŽIĆ, Aljoša, IVANČIČ, Jakob. Private mergers and acquisitions in Slovenia, Thomson Reuters: PRACTICAL LAW, June 2016.
  • “Why should the legal rules for calculating the proportion of voting rights under the Markets in Financial Instruments Act (ZTFI) and the Takeovers Act (ZPre-1) be harmonised”, Company and Labour, No. 8/2008, GV Založba, Ljubljana.
  • “Composition and Effectiveness of Governing Bodies in Banks”, Corporate Governance in Slovenia – Legal and Economic Analysis of Companies, Manet collection, Faculty of Law in Ljubljana (2004).