Borut Leskovec

Seniority

Partner

Borut Leskovec is Partner and member of the Dispute Resolution Unit. He advises and represents clients in most demanding commercial disputes and works in the field of law of obligations, corporate, property, civil and insolvency law. In our firm, he is the specialist for public procurements. He has long-standing experience in solving complex shareholders and members relations and offering legal support in real estate management. He is focused on constructive dispute resolution and finding the best solution for the client in the long term.

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Law, Slovenia (2009), Bachelor’s Degree, cum laude

English, German, Serbian, Croatian
  • Partner at Jadek & Pensa Law Office (since 2021)
  • Managing Associate at Jadek & Pensa Law Office (2019–2020)
  • Senior Associate at Jadek & Pensa Law Office (2014–2019)
  • Associate at Jadek & Pensa Law Office (2013–2014)
  • Junior Associate at Jadek & Pensa Law Office (2010–2013)
  • Judicial Trainee at High Court in Ljubljana (2010)
  • Slovenian bar (since 2014)
  • Branches in Public Procurement Proceedings, Podjetje in delo no. 8/2020 (co-author)
  • Why does the National Review Commission not conduct oral hearings?, Pravna praksa no. 43/2020
  • Adversarial principle (right to be heard) in public procurement proceedings and legal protection proceedings, Conference Proceeding of Autumn Great Public Procurement Congress 2020, GV Založba, September 2020
  • Highlights from the 2019 National Review Commission Activity Report, Pravna praksa no. 20-21/2020 (co-author)
  • Bypaths of proving impunity in public procurement proceedings, Pravna praksa no. 12/2020 (co-author)
  • Doing Business 2020: Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies (co-author in Chapter on Slovenia, 2019)
  • Trade secret according to ZJN-3, Pravna praksa no. 33/2019
  • Judicial protection against the decisions of the National Review Commission (DKOM), Pravna praksa no. 32/2019 (co-author)
  • Consequences of Termination of Registry Accounts on Shares with Restricted Transferability, Podjetje in delo no. 3-4/2019 (co-author)
  • Award of social and other specific services, Proceedings of Conference Great Public Procurement Congress 2019, GV Založba, March 2019
  • Determining the status of contracting authority in accordance with Article 9 of the Slovenian Public Procurement Act, Proceedings of Conference Great Public Procurement Congress 2019, GV Založba, March 2019
  • Applicability of the Slovenian Public Procurement Act for legal services, Pravna praksa no. 7/2019 (co-author)
  • Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform (co-author in Chapter on Slovenia, 2018)
  • Is it safe to buy real property at public auction? Delo: Svet kapitala, February 2018
  • Simplified compulsory settlement – enforceable instrument? Podjetje in delo - A Journal for Commercial, Labour and Social Law, January 2018
  • From Tulips to Cryptocurrencies – Economic Bubbles Then and Now, Odvetnik, December 2017
  • Doing Business 2018 - Reforming to Create Jobs (co-author in Chapter on Slovenia, 2017)
  • Doing Business 2017 - Equal Opportunity for All (co-author in Chapter on Slovenia, 2016)
  • Doing Business 2016: Measuring Regulatory Quality and Efficiency (co-author in Chapter on Slovenia, 2015)
  • Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency (co-author in Chapter on Slovenia, 2014)
  • Doing Business 2014: Smarter Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises, Protecting Investors; Getting Credit — Legal Rights Survey, the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (co-author in Chapter on Slovenia, 2013)
  • Adversarial principle (right to be heard) in public procurement proceedings and legal protection proceedings, 22 September 2020, Autumn Great Public Procurement Congress, GV Založba (Lexpera d.o.o.)
  • Insight into violations of the equal treatment principle, 10 September 2020, Public Procurement Congress, Official Gazette
  • Liability in public procurement proceedings, 2 June 2020, Spring Great Public Procurement Congress, GV Založba (Lexpera d.o.o.)
  • Subsidiaries in public procurement proceedings, 15 May 2020, Days of public procurement practices, Official Gazette
  • Short presentation of public procurement law, 9 September 2019, GZS – Nutritional Supplement Association
  • Business secret under ZJN-3, 17 June 2019, Forum Akademija
  • Permissibility of the use of pre-litigation communication or evidence procured in the mediation proceeding as evidence in another proceeding, 9 May 2019, OZS – Regional Meeting Ljubljana
  • Determining the status of a public contracting authority pursuant to Article 9 of the Slovenian Public Procurement Act, 26 March 2019, Spring Great Public Procurement Congress, GV Založba (Lexpera d.o.o.)
  • Orders of social and other special services, 26 March 2019, Spring Great Public Procurement Congress, GV Založba (Lexpera d.o.o.)