Aljaž Jadek


Managing Associate

Aljaž Jadek advises clients and takes care of their legally compliant operation. He is particularly interested in information technology and legal technology. Aljaž is the head of blockchain legal experts’ team. He is actively transferring the expertise in this field to businesses and their new business models. Within the framework of the operation of Blockchain Think Tank Slovenia and AmCham Blockchain working group, he has adopted an active approach to finding efficient solutions to promote forward-looking regulatory environment for the blockchain technology. Aljaž introduced and implemented the first product based on blockchain technology to the workflow of our law firm.

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Law, Slovenia (2010), Bachelor’s Degree

English, German, Serbian, Croatian
  • Managing Associate at Jadek & Pensa Law Office (2022)
  • Senior Associate at Jadek & Pensa Law Office (2015)
  • Associate at Jadek & Pensa Law Office (since 2015)
  • Junior Associate at Jadek & Pensa Law Office (2014–2015)
  • Blockchain Think Tank, member of the Management Board and Head of the Working Group on Regulation
  • Slovenian Directors’ Association, member of Working Group for the Impact of New Technologies (Blockchain) on Corporate Governance (2018)
  • Slovenian bar (since 2015)
  • Law in a time of blockchain technology, Odvetnik Journal – Odvetniška šola, Year XX, No. 2 (85) / ISSN 1408-9440, April 2018
  • Digitalisation of law: smart contracts in blockchain, Legal Practice (Pravna praksa) 2017/36-37, 27 September 2017 (co-author)
  • Doing Business 2016: Protecting Minority Investors in Slovenia, the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (co-author in Chapter on Slovenia, 2015)
  • Blockchain technology as safe and efficient digital mechanism for record keeping, Corporate Governance Conference 2018, SDA, Ljubljana, 9 November 2018
  • Law and Blockchain & Smart Contracts, Blockchain and GDPR – legal aspects, European Law Faculty, Ljubljana, 20 September 2018
  • Law and blockchain, Izvršilna šola 2018, Ministry of Justice (MP), Judicial Training Centre (CIP), Kranjska Gora, 8 and 22 May 2018
  • Law and blockchain, Odvetniška šola 2018, Bar Association of Slovenia (OZS), Portorož, 13 April 2018
  • Speaker at the round table, Digital Legal Day, German-Slovenian Chamber, 7 March 2018
  • Smart contracts – pros and cons, Blockchain in energy 18, Prosperia, 28 February 2018
  • Legal classification of smart contracts, Blockchain conference, GV založba, 14 February 2018
  • Legal aspects of blockchain in energy, 8th Forum ENERGY AND LAW 2017, Prosperia, 29 November 2017
  • Smart contracts as disruption of processes in the economy and state governance, Blockchain – from A to Z, TFL, 21 November 2017