Domen Brus


Domen Brus is a finance lawyer who practices mainly in the fields of financing transactions and international infrastructure projects with an emphasis on the CEE/SEE regions.

Domen also advises international clients on a vast range of corporate topics such as mergers and acquisitions, international corporate reorganizations and restructurings, with a special focus on proceedings and transactions in Slovenia.

Moreover, he provides continuous advice to numerous international clients on a vast range of regulatory issues with a special focus on data privacy, cyber security and post-Brexit financial regulation.
Domen has been involved in multiple arbitration procedures in front of commercial arbitration tribunals in relation to various infrastructure projects.


  • Advising international institutions on several infrastructure projects, notably in the airport sector, including on-going advice regarding concession and PPP tender procedures. Such work included in-depth due diligence procedures, transaction structuring advice, drafting of the transactional documentation and overall legal support to the client up until the closing.
  • Advising a French multinational automobile manufacturer on the sale of the whole retail network in the SEE region. The advice included an in-depth due diligence phase as well as drafting of the transactional documentation. 
  • Advising a Belgian buyer on an acquisition of leading Slovenian company providing disinfection, disinsection and deratization services in a port of Koper.
  • Advising various multinational financial institutions on financial regulatory issues in Slovenia with relation to the Brexit.
  • Advising some of the biggest oil producers on various matter in relation to Slovenia, ranging from corporate restructuring to tax and regulatory matters.
  • Advice to major construction companies, global energetic and transportation conglomerate and other corporations on cross-border M&A transactions, corporate reorganisations and establishing a presence specifically in the countries of the CEE region. 
  • Advising various European funds on financing projects in the energy sector, including performing in-depth due diligence of several projects, drafting of the transactional documentation and creation/registration of the securities.
  • Advising various major international banks, sovereign lenders and other financial institutions on LMA based loan facility agreements regarding cross-border financing together with drafting the accompanying collateral package and the legal opinions.
  • Advising private corporations and governmental entities with regard to proceedings before various international commercial arbitration tribunals.
  • Continuously advising an American pay television network on personal data protection and general compliance matters in relation to the rollout of their new service in Slovenia.
  • Continuously advising numerous international corporations on a vast range of data privacy, cyber security, gaming and other regulatory matters in Slovenia.
  • English
  • German
  • Slovene
  • University of Ljubljana, LL.M., 2018

  • University of Ljubljana, LL.B., 2016

Prior Experience

  • 2016 to 2017, The Land Bank of Slovenia (DBS d.d.), legal intern, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 2015, Bank Assets Management Company (DUTB d.d.), legal intern, Ljubljana, Slovenia