Mitja Podpečan is Managing Associate and Deputy Head of the Dispute Resolution Unit (litigation, arbitration and other proceedings). He has been dealing with proceedings since his first employment onwards, and throughout his service, he has gained extensive experience particularly in court and administrative proceedings. In addition to the specialist skills in commercial and civil law, he possesses in-depth knowledge of information and telecommunication technology, which particularly with regard to personal data protection, electronic communications, electronic commerce on the market, new economy and new technologies, including blockchain, big data and AI technology, he combines successfully with his legal knowledge.
  • Law Faculty of Ljubljana University, Slovenia (2005), Bachelor’s Degree;
  • Law Faculty of Ljubljana University, Slovenia (2011), Master’s Degree (civil and commercial law)
English, German, Serbian, Croatian
  • Attorney specialist in the field of commercial and civil law (from October 2015)
  • Attorney at Law at Jadek & Pensa (from April 2010)
  • Associate at Jadek & Pensa (2009 – April 2010)
  • Judicial Assistant at Celje Court of Appeal (2008)
  • Judicial Trainee at Celje Court of Appeal (2005 – 2007)
  • Slovenian bar (since 2010)
  • Telecommunication Laws in Europe (chapter on Slovenia), sixth edition, Bloomsbury Professional Limited, 2013
  • Slovenia’s data retention regulations called into question, E-Commerce: Law & Policy, May 2013
  • Definiteness of Obligations Set Out in General Terms, Pravna praksa no. 10/2009
  • Lien in Business Shares in a Limited Liability Company, Pravna praksa no. 18/2009
  • Protecting the Confidentiality and Integrity of Information Systems, Pravna praksa no. 11/2008
  • Big Brother Is in Your Office, Pravna praksa no. 37/2006, 19/2007
  • Are You Being Investigated in This Moment?, Pravna praksa no. 7-8/2007
  • The Legal Framework for Electronic Voting Machines, Pravna praksa no. 11/2009