Our Firm

NITSCHNEIDER & PARTNERS is a leading Slovak boutique law firm established in Bratislava, Slovakia in 2004. We always strive for pro-business-oriented solutions, operability, and flexible approach.  

Since our founding, we have built a high specialization mainly in labour law. Our experienced team also deals with subsequent cases of commercial law and intellectual property law.

We are regularly listed among the best Slovak law firms. In the local competition Slovak Law Firm of the Year, we were awarded five times the prize for the winner in the Employment category. In addition to the success reached locally, our office is highly respected internationally as well and achieved top rankings by Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.  

Apart from Ius Laboris, lawyers of the firm are also members of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) in the field of labour law and the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA) in the area of intellectual property, media, and advertising. The firm is also a member of the Italian-Slovak Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic-Slovak Chamber of Commerce. We are able to communicate and provide legal services in Slovak, Czech, English, and Italian.

Expertise

Our labour law services include:

  • Management and employment/labour contracts and other documents governing labour relations between employers and employees including HR policies;
  • Employment-related litigation, mediation, and disputes with employees or managers;
  • Employee and labour relations;
  • Employment-related investigations and audits;
  • Agency employment and temporary assignment of employees;
  • Secondment agreements and international mobility;
  • Corporate transactions and outsourcing;;
  • Occupational safety and health regulations;
  • Wage conditions and remuneration of employees;
  • Discrimination at the workplace;
  • Termination of employment, including advice on termination of employer's undertaking or its part and transfer of employer's undertaking or it's part while applying TUPE regulation;
  • Layoffs;
  • Collective redundancies;
  • Collective agreements and negotiations with trade unions and other employees´representatives, etc.;
  • Various aspects of pensions, compensation and benefits arrangements;
  • Data Privacy in particular:
    • Privacy policies for use and storage of personal data;
    • Cross Business & Cross Border Data Transfer;
    • Third-Party and Personal Data Use;
    • Employee Monitoring;
    • National Data Privacy Legal Compliance;
    • Privacy Impact Assessment;
    • Regulatory Advocacy & Relationships;
    • Privacy Investigations & Audits;
    • Privacy Litigation;
    • Advice in connection with the GDPR.

Our memberships and affiliations:

  • We became an Affiliate of Ius Laboris in 2012
  • Through membership of this association, we offer an unmatched depth of support to clients’ international employment law needs and are able to cover most of the jurisdictions
  • We are also members of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)

Our People

Dušan Nitschneider

Dušan Nitschneider

Partner and attorney-at-law

Office:
Bratislava
Languages:
Slovak
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English

Dusan is a founding partner of NITSCHNEIDER & PARTNERS employment practice with over 15 years’ experience of advising national and international clients on employment issues both in and out of court. 

He heads the firm’s Labour & Employment, Litigation, and IP practice and has overall responsibility for the strategy of the office and its business activities. Dusan has an extensive litigation practice with a focus on wrongful termination cases with white-collar employees and non-competition matters. As a part of his activities he provides training and counseling to clients, various public authorities as well as foreign institutions. He is also a regular speaker at employment law seminars and conferences.

News & Events

Ius Laboris

Ius Laboris, a global Alliance of leading employment, labour and pension law firms that provides companies employing an international workforce with first-class legal advice and support on all human resources issues.

We are passionate about all aspects of human resources law. From Mobility to Discrimination, and from Restructuring to Pensions, our local experts around the world provide deep market knowledge, wherever they are based.

We understand the challenges of managing an international workforce because that is our single focus. With more than 1,400 employment lawyers in 160 cities, we always bring a genuinely cross-border perspective.

Ius Laboris firms have a distinctive global way of thinking, and with our trained team of project managers on hand to coordinate our offering around the world, we deliver a seamless integrated service to suit your requirements, wherever you need us.

Ours is a passionate, entrepreneurial and collaborative global community. Our culture of friendship and specialisation enables us to navigate all aspects of employing a workforce across borders with ease.