Jakob Ivančič holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Ljubljana. He graduated with honours (cum laude) in 2013, ranked third in his class, and joined Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & partners immediately upon graduation. He received several awards for his diploma thesis, including the United Nations Association of Slovenia’s award for an outstanding thesis related to the work of the United Nations and the Faculty of Law’s Commendation for an outstanding thesis. Jakob has worked on several M&A projects recently, including the acquisition of Mercator, Slovenia’s largest retail chain, by Agrokor, the sale and financial restructuring of Helios Group, and the acquisition of LIV, one of the largest regional manufacturers of sanitary products, by Fluidmaster. Jakob’s practice areas include banking and finance, restructuring and insolvency law as well as intellectual property. Jakob was seconded to Allen & Overy, A Pędzich sp k’s banking department in September 2013.