From the outset in 1970 SMA has specialised in operations in the industrial sector. In the 1980s and 1990s, SMA followed a move to privatise Italian state companies and major operations in M&A. In the 2000s, SMA assisted groups in energy and infrastructure sectors in their industrial development and advised them in the area of foreign investments and growth in Europe. In 2010, SMA extended its activities to the environment and nuclear decommissioning.


SMA Advisory has a flexible structure and organisation that allows for the rapid mobilisation of resources which it is then able to allocate to the specific needs of clients to meet performance targets of individual tasks, growth, market development, and the search for international partnerships.

SMA Advisory provides its clients with integrated consulting, advisory, accounting and support services in various areas, such as public tender contracts, mergers & acquisitions, opening of branch offices, business negotiations etc.

Utilising a specialised approach in industry and having an organisation that supports synergies with the companies of the countries in which it operates, SMA Advisory assists companies in managing risk, improving performance and achieving tangible and sustainable results.

Corporate & Commercial

SMA provides assistance to medium and large companies seeking for growth and new market opportunities. 

Our services mainly include:

  • Incorporations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Financing
  • Taxation & Customs
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate Reorganization and Winding-up
  • Purchase and Sale of a Business
  • Licensing

We also provide strategic business advisory, business origination and market analysis, public relations, reputation and brand awareness building, identification of companies as potential partners or clients.


SMA deals with a great variety of civil lawsuits, from labor to property disputes, from shareholder disputes to liquidated damages and copyright claims.

The main goal of any of our lawyers is to provide swift and practical solution to the problems presented by our client. We work closely with our clients to ensure that every element of the problem has a successful resolution.

Our services mainly include:

  • Mediation and settlement
  • Lawsuits
  • Ordinary and extraordinary remedies
  • Supreme Court procedure
  • Representation in Constitutional Court proceedings
  • International Arbitrage

Labor & Employment

Assisting either employer, as well as united employees on such employment issues as wrongful dismissal, liquidated damages, disputes of disability benefits and collective agreement negotiations, we have gained valuable experience which allows us to provide effective and on time counsel and remedy to our clients.

Our services mainly include:

  • Employment Contracts
  • Insurance and Benefits
  • Wrongful Dismissal
  • Posting of Employees
  • Temporary Employment Agencies
  • Labor Unions, Collective Agreements

We also provide recruitment of highly specified positions and assistance in work permit process.


SMA provides professional assistance in all types of procurement procedures including public procurement, EBRD procurement, qualification of suppliers and commercial tenders, especially involving large investments i.e. infrastructures, energy facilities, defence.

We mainly assist our clients in:

  • Preparation of bid
  • Creating local partnership
  • Negotiation with banks and public authorities
  • Expert legal advice
  • Remedies and claims
  • Contracting and management of deliveries (Joint Venture, FIDIC)

Providing legal assistance also to several contracting authorities and procurers we have gained valuable experience “from the opposite point of view” and thanks to that we are able to provide service of excellent quality to our clients. 


SMA is expert in the field of Criminal Liability of the Companies, providing our clients with professional services of risk assessment, compliance system analysis, adjustment and implementation, audit and monitoring.

In collaboration with specialized ICT firms we also provide GDPR Assessment and Compliance specialized consultancy activities.

In accordance with the special Slovak legislation against money laundering and terrorist financing we also provide our clients with all services related to the Public Sector Partners Register.

Services by sectors

During the 40 years history SMA has been profiled and gained expertise mainly in following industries:

  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Nuclear Sector including decommissioning
  • Waste management
  • Chemical industry
  • Infrastructures
  • ICT
  • Defense
  • Real estate and development