Peter Oravec


Peter Oravec is a Partner at PRK Partners specialising in competition, regulatory law, civil and commercial law.

He earned his Master's degree in law from the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague and holds a Doctorate degree (JUDr.) from Comenius University in Bratislava. He worked as an associate for 10 years in the Bratislava office of a leading English law firm.

Peter filed the first cartel leniency application in Slovakia. He has represented clients during dawn raids by the Slovak Antimonopoly Office and during cartel investigations and subsequent judicial review litigations before Slovak courts. Peter has done fair competition reviews/internal investigations for clients and regularly provides trainings in competition law and model dawn raids.

He is also experienced in dominance and merger-control work. Peter completed the implementation of a remedy imposed by the Slovak Antimonopoly Office – the first EU remedies models implemented in Slovakia.

Peter has been recommended as a leading practitioner in the Competition/Antitrust sector and Corporate and Commercial by the respected legal directory Chambers Europe, as well as other important directories.

Peter is fluent in Slovak, English and Czech. He is an attorney at law of the Slovak Bar Association.


Peter Oravec represents clients in abuse of dominance and cartel investigations. He further assists with follow-on damages cases, state aid complaints and competition compliance mandates. Strengths: "He is very experienced."
Chambers Review 2023
Department head Peter Oravec is described by sources as an "excellent lawyer." He provides full-service advice including on merger control, cartel matters and compliance.
Chambers Review 2022
Peter Oravec provides full-service advice including on merger control, cartel matters and compliance. One interviewee highlights: "Peter Oravec has a very good reputation as a pioneer in competition law and is unique in that sense," adding: "He has a lot of experience."
Chambers Review 2021
"Peter Oravec advises on a range of competition matters including cartel law, follow-on actions and merger filings. One interviewee states: 'He is a very experienced competition lawyer, I am impressed by the quality of his work'."
Chambers Review 2020
"Peter Oravec is widely regarded as a top practitioner, one market source commenting: 'He ranks among the best competition lawyers in Slovakia.' He has experience operating on a broad range of competition issues, including cartel, abuse of dominance and merger control matters."
Chambers Review 2019

Make an appointment

Make an appointment