Mag. Jure Levovnik


Senior partner

  • Chambers Europe Jure Levovnik
  • Legal 500 - Recommended lawyer

A top expert, who understands the essence of the problem in an extremely short period of time.

Chambers Europe (2021; Dispute Resolution)

Renowned in the field and recognised as a "great expert" by market commentators.

Chambers Europe (2019; Dispute Resolution)

Extremely insightful way of thinking, even in the most complicated cases.

Chambers Europe (2018; Dispute Resolution)

Excellent lawyer. Inspiring confidence with a calm but assured explanation of every situation in a case. He is precise and punctual but also patient and always focused.

Chambers Europe (2017; Dispute Resolution)
Jure Levovnik is Senior Partner and one of the Managing Partners. He has vast experience in representing domestic and foreign clients in complex commercial disputes and international arbitrations. In foreign legal directories, he is recognised as the leading expert in Slovenia in this field. Jure has specialised also in the field of electronic communications and information technology law, energy law and intellectual property law (database rights, copyright and unfair competition). He also has several experiences in the field of mergers and acquisitions and corporate law.
  • Law Faculty of Ljubljana University, Slovenia (2005), Master’s Degree (civil and commercial law)
  • Law Faculty of Ljubljana University, Slovenia (2001), Bachelor’s Degree
English, German, Serbian, Croatian
  • Managing Partner at Jadek & Pensa (since 2023)
  • Senior Partner at Jadek & Pensa (since 2023)
  • Managing Partner at Jadek & Pensa (2017–2020)
  • Head of Dispute Resolution Unit at Jadek & Pensa (2015-2022)
  • Partner at Jadek & Pensa (2006-2022)
  • Associate at Jadek & Pensa (2004-2006)
  • Judicial Trainee at Ljubljana Higher Court (2001–2003)
  • Arbitrator at the Ljubljana Arbitration Centre at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia
  • Member of Arbitration Board at Slovenian Handball Association
  • Board of Associated European Energy Consultants (AEEC) (since 2019)
  • International Bar Association (since 2013)
  • European Trade Mark and Design Attorney (since 2013)
  • Slovenian bar (since 2006)
  • Slovenian Sports Law Association
  • Infringement of database makers’ rights, Pravna praksa no. 41-42/2021
  • Sport, NFTs and Crypto Collecting, Pravna praksa no. 21-22/2021
  • Sport and Law, Institute for Local Self-Government and Public Procurement, Faculty of Law, Society of Sport Law, Official Gazette of the RS, 2020 (co-author)
  • Judicial protection of trade secrets, Pravna praksa no. 8/2019 (co-author)
  • Protection of a trade secret, Pravna praksa no. 7/2019 (co-author)
  • EU Energy Law: Renewable Energy in the Member States of the EU, Volume III, 2nd Edition, Claeys & Casteels, the Netherlands, 2018 (co-author of the chapter on Slovenia)
  • Deadline for appeal against a judgment under the amendment to the Civil Procedure Act (ZPP-E), Pravna praksa no. 2/2018
  • Protection of business secrets in commercial disputes, Svet kapitala, 21. 7. 2017
  • Preparations for the main hearing and the main hearing under the ZPP-E, Odvetnik, no. 3(81) – summer 2017
  • Exclusion of minority shareholders and the fate of the first penguin, Svet kapitala, 16. 12. 2016
  • Legal Protection of Databases (Selected Legal Aspects), Legal Yearbook 2014, Institute for Comparative Law at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, Ljubljana, 2014
  • Presumption of Fair Compensation in a Post-takeover Shareholders, Pravna praksa no. 29-30/2014
  • Law in the Information Society, GV Založba, Ljubljana, 2014 (co-author)
  • Telecommunication Laws in Europe (chapter on Slovenia), sixth edition, Bloomsbury Professional Limited, 2013
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Telecommunication Laws and Regulations 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, Global Legal Group Ltd., London (author of the chapter on Slovenia), available here
  • Football League Fixture List as a Work Protected by Copyright?, Pravna praksa no. 10/2012
  • Withdrawal of the Consumer from a Contract on Electronic Supply of Digital Content, Pravna praksa no. 3/2011
  • Liability of Intermediary Information Society Service Providers, Pravna praksa no. 42/2010
  • Google May Continue Providing AdWords Service, Pravna praksa no. 13/2010
  • The Legal Protection of a Legal Information System as a Database, Pravna praksa no. 26/2009
  • Sport & Law, GV Založba, Ljubljana, 2008 (co-author)
  • Protection of Consumers against Marketing by an Unauthorised Use of a Celebrity, Podjetje in delo no. 2/2007
  • The Use of Name and Likeness of an Individual in a Computer Game, Pravna praksa no. 18/2006
  • The Subject and Legal Nature of the Agreements on Commercial Appropriation of Personality, Podjetje in delo no. 5/2006
  • Telecommunication Laws in Europe, Tottel Publishing, 2005 (co-author of the chapter on Slovenia)
  • The effect of energy price increases on contractual relationships, Forum Energy and Law '21, Ljubljana, 11 November 2021
  • Legal Challenges of Ownership of Electricity Storage Facilities, webinar, Center of Energy Efficient Solutions, 8 December 2020
  • Damages in international arbitration, Joint UNCITRAL-LAC Conference on Dispute Settlement, Ljubljana, 9. 4. 2019
  • Role of Arbitral Tribunals in Combatting Economic Crime in International Arbitration – Burden and standard of proof, Joint UNCITRAL-LAC Conference on Dispute Resolution, Ljubljana, 20. 3. 2018
  • School of civil procedure – amendment ZPP-E to the Civil Procedure Act, Odvetniška akademija, 20. 6. 2017
  • Cloud Computing – Contractual Issues: IBA Balkan Legal Forum, Vienna, 26.–27. 6. 2014
  • Legal Protection of Databases – Selected Legal Aspects: Seminar Law in Information Society, Institute for Comparative Law at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, Ljubljana, 12. 6. 2014
  • Legal Protection of Databases: XII. Days of Civil and Commercial Law, Institute for Comparative Law at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, Portorož, 10.–11. 4. 2014