Kinstellar has hired Vladimír Polička as managing associate and head of the local banking and finance, and real estate practices in Slovakia.

Vladimír is a highly regarded lawyer in Slovakia with more than 17 years of experience in banking and finance, real estate and development and general corporate and business law. He previously worked as an in-house attorney at ING Group – a leading European banking and financial services corporation – and at Všeobecná úverová banka (Intesa Sanpaolo Group) – one of the largest Slovak commercial banking services providers.

Vladimír has advised significant clients, including private equity funds and financial institutions (acting as lenders, arrangers and agents), on numerous acquisition financing projects in the CEE region, as well as on numerous corporate law matters. Vladimír graduated from Comenius University in Bratislava in 2000 and is a member of the Slovak Bar Association.