David Premelč practices corporate law, with a primary focus on dispute resolution and corporate law/M&A. He represents clients in international and domestic arbitrations. David has represented, amongst others, a Slovenian State-owned and privately owned companies in an investment treaty arbitration before ICSID and in commercial arbitrations under the UNCITRAL, ICC and LAC Arbitration Rules. David is regularly published and gives lectures at seminars and conferences in Slovenia and abroad. He is recognised as Band 3 in Chambers Europe 2022 for Dispute Resolution, known as "especially experienced in international commercial arbitration and disputes arising out of investment treaties, commercial contracts and the Energy Charter Treaty. He is well versed in handling cases in major tribunals, including ICSID, UNCITRAL and ICC. One client highlights that he has "outstanding experience and an in-depth understanding of the clients' broader business needs." Further, a client commented for Legal 500 that they are "particularly impressed with work of Mr David Premelč. He always provides excellent service, even under tight deadlines. He has no difficulty to take into account a huge volume of facts and make legal sense of them. His written work is outstanding and his production of arguments, even in complex cases, logical and concise..."
RPPP is a full-service firm with a diverse and extensive practice. It provides a full range of legal services to a wide spectrum of clients - from start-up businesses to multinational corporations and governments.
RPPP is Band 1 in 5/6 categories researched by Chambers and Partners Europe for Slovenia. It is likewise ranked as a Band 1 firm by all the other relevant legal directories, such as Chambers and Partners Global, Legal 500 and IFLR1000.
RPPP has the leading arbitration practice in Slovenia. It has conducted international arbitrations under the ICSID, United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), ICC, and LAC Rules, with seats in Washington DC, The Hague, Geneva, Zurich, Paris, Vienna, Belgrade, Singapore and Ljubljana.
It is heavily involved in the most significant high-stakes international disputes in the region. These include: two pending international arbitrations in the energy sector with a total amount in dispute exceeding €400 million (one ICSID case and one UNCITRAL case); six International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitrations with amounts in dispute ranging from €3 million to over 400 million (Geneva, Zurich, Vienna, Singapore, and Paris), two Ljubljana Arbitration Centre (LAC) arbitrations with amounts in dispute ranging from €400 thousand to €7 million.