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Mitja Kocmut, MJur (University of Oxford)

Attorney-at-law

E: mitja@kocmut.si

After attaining his law degree in Slovenia, Mitja continued his postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford, focusing primarily on competition law and EU law. Prior to establishing his independent practice, Mitja served at the High Court of Ljubljana and worked for several years at a leading Slovenian law firm (Law Firm Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & partners), where he was involved in major M&A transactions, antitrust investigations, litigation proceedings and commercial deals.

With his extensive experience both locally and abroad, Mitja is able to provide clients with quality advisory and compliance services covering an array of different legal fields ranging from telecommunications, media and construction to environmental, energy, consumer and intellectual property matters. In addition to his strong advisory skills, he is also known for his work in litigation, which also includes representation of Clients before the EU courts as well before the Slovene courts and authorities.

Mitja is also regularly involved in merger notifications to the Slovenian Competition Protection Agency and the European Commission as well as various antitrust cases conducted by both national and EU authorities. His expertise covers investigations, abuse of dominance and cartel cases, state aid matters, merger control and competition law compliance.

As a legal author, Mitja was published as a contributor to the Commentary on the Prevention of Restriction of Competition Act and in various local and international law reviews (European Competition Law Review, Journal for commercial, labour and social law…). Mitja also regularly participates as a lecturer at law conferences (Slovene Lawyers Annual Conference (2013), II. International Judicial Conference (2013) – Supreme Court of Slovenia, The Challenges of Slovene Recycling Industry (2014), Academic conference on EC Competition Law (2009)…) and international projects (project Approximation of the legislation with EU Acquis on Free Movement of Services and Competition Protection – Montenegro).«

Mitja speaks Slovene, English, Croatian, Serbian and German.

Practice Areas

  • Competition law
  • Energy law
  • Commercial law
  • Environmental law
  • Construction law
  • Intellectual Property law
  • Consumer law
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications law
  • Litigation Corporate law
  • M&A

Ursula Kocmut, LL.M.(Hong Kong)

External legal counsel

E: ursula@kocmut.si

After completing her law degree, Ursula obtained her LL.M. in Hong Kong, where she also worked at the Asia offices of a major international law firm (Law Firm Beiten Burhhardt), primarily rendering advisory legal services to EU based companies carrying out business in China. Ursula later joined the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre where she honed her legal skills as a research assistant.

Prior to joining a leading law firm in Slovenia (Law firm Avbreht, Zajc & Partners), Ursula worked for a Big Four as a tax consultant. She continues to provide advisory services to Clients in their tax matters and legal representation before the tax authorities and administrative courts.

Ursula also has extensive experience in providing legal services to key market figures, from various areas of law, including commercial and corporate law, healthcare and pharmaceutical law, real estate law, insolvency law and intellectual property. She regularly appears before courts and other authorities representing clients’ interests in their commercial and other contentious and non-contentious affairs.

Ursula was published as a contributor to the International Financial Law Review and is fluent in English (native), thus has a passive knowledge of German.

Practice Areas

    • Commercial law
    • Corporate law
    • Debt Recovery
    • Healthcare & Pharmaceutical law
    • Intellectual Property law
    • Insolvency law
    • Labour law
    • Litigation
    • M&A
    • Real Estate law
    • Regulatory & Data Protection
    • Tax law

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