Miriam Galandová obtained an LL.M. degree from the University of London in International Arbitration and Commercial Law, a Doctorate (JUDr.) from the Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava and a Master’s degree (Ing.) from the Faculty of Commerce of the University of Economics in Bratislava. She worked for six years in the Bratislava office of Arthur Andersen and then for eight years at White & Case in Bratislava, where she was named a partner in 2009.
With her qualification in both economic and legal areas she is able to provide top legal services in all her assignments requiring complex legal and economic analyses. By working for local and international corporate clients Miriam gained experience in the areas of tax law, corporate law and dispute resolution, including representing clients in arbitration and court proceedings. In tax law, Miriam has broad experience in all areas of corporate and international taxation, as well as in tax structuring for major Slovak and international corporate groups.
Miriam was a member of the recodification committee responsible for preparing the new Slovak Civil Code. She is Vice President of the Slovak Chamber of Tax Advisors, where she is also a member of the Methodical Legislative Committee for Corporate Income Tax and the Methodical Legislative Committee for International Taxation. Miriam is a member of the Committee for Civil Law at the American Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia. She is an attorney at law admitted to the Slovak Bar Association and a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Miriam represents the Chamber of Tax Advisors for the Fiscal Committee of the Confederation Fiscale Européenne (CFE). She has recently been appointed as the Chairman of the CFE’s Transfer Pricing Group.
She is fluent in Slovak and English.