Law firms CVD s.r.o. and Ružička & partners, s.r.o. have announced a merger that will create a new law firm in Slovakia. The merged firm, which will be called Ružička Csekes s.r.o., will continue its association with CMS Cameron McKenna and CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz, members of CMS, one of the leading European providers of legal and tax services.
The merger agreement was signed on 29 April 2009 and will come into effect from 1 June 2009. Erika Csekes and Jaroslav Ružička will jointly manage the firm.
Ružička Csekes s.r.o. will bring together nearly 50 lawyers and the office will house a further 20 support staff.
Ružička Csekes s.r.o. will continue to work in association with members of CMS, which support the firm´s commitment to international standards. The association with members of CMS offers clients access to deep local expertise in 28 jurisdictions across Europe.
Duncan Weston, Managing Partner of CMS Cameron McKenna LLP, commented: "Creating the largest firm in the Slovak legal market is a really exciting development to be part of. Peter Huber, Managing Partner, CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz added: "We are proud to be associated with Ružička Csekes s.r.o. and look forward to working together for the benefit of all our clients."
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