Sergej Omladič

Sergej Omladič

Partner

Fluent in:

English, Serbian, Croatian

Sergej joined the firm in 2007 and has become partner in 2012. As a partner in the law firm his practice focuses on Corporate and Commercial law, Mergers & Acquisitions and Banking & Finance.

Fluent in:

English, Serbian, Croatian

Sergej regularly advises in major M&A transactions in Slovenian market, on the sale/purchase of performing and non-performing loan portfolios, debt finance and restructurings and also regularly advises its international and domestic clients on a broad range of corporate & commercial matters and insolvency matters.

Sergej has advised clients from a great variety of sectors including banking and finance, real estate and construction, intellectual property, pharmaceutical sector, oil and gas and telecommunications.

Sergej was in 2014 mentioned in Legal 500 as a recommended individual lawyer.

Highlights include advising/representing:

  • Advising a foreign bank with regard to its sale of NPL portfolios in the banking and leasing subsidiary in Slovenia
  • Advising a Slovenian bank in a sales process of majority stake in a Slovenian company, which involved an international tender procedure and multiple foreign bidders
  • Advising a U.K. based (U.S. owned) manufacturer in an acquisition of a Slovenian manufacturing company, one of largest producers in its field
  • Advising a U.S. based manufacturer in a successful acquisition of a Slovenian manufacturing company, one of largest producers in its field
  • Advising an international banking group in an over EUR 500 million cross-border financial transaction involving synthetic transfer of reference assets from a Slovenian lender to a foreign-based SPV
  • Representing a client in an international arbitration case with value of the dispute over EUR 500 million

Education

  • State Bar Exam, 2009
  • University of Ljubljana, Law Faculty, LL.B. "cum laude", 2001-2006

Experience

  • Law firm Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & partners, Partner since 2011
  • Law firm Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & partners, Associate and Senior Associate, 2009-2011
  • Law firm Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & partners, Junior Associate, 2007-2009
  • High Court in Ljubljana, Judicial clerkship, 2006-2007

Publications

  • CEE the Light,The Global 100, The American Lawyer, CitiGroup Inc., October 2014.
  • Litigation - Law & Practice, Chambers Legal Practice Guides, Chambers and Partners Publishing 2014.
  • The asset tracing and recovery review, The Law Reviews, 2nd edition, Law Business Research Ltd, November 2014.