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Havel & Partners

HAVEL & PARTNERS, with offices in Prague, Brno, Ostrava, and Bratislava, has a team of almost 200 lawyers, more than 100 associates and 500 employees, including employees of the affiliated collection agency Cash Collectors, and is the largest independent law firm in central Europe.

We provide comprehensive international legal advice, having represented clients in three dozen European countries on all continents except for Antarctica. We have assisted clients with investments worth tens of billions of Czech crowns. For example, we have dealt with a major commercial dispute in the British House of Lords; repeatedly various technological investments in Silicon Valley; on a long-term basis, inheritance proceedings in Australia; investments in silver mines in the Philippines; and also numerous large investments in several countries in North Africa, Central Asia, and Latin America. Legal advice in more than 80 countries around the globe in 12 world languages up to 70 % of transactions involves an international aspect   Services Offered Legal Services – practice groups: Corporate Law / Mergers,...  More

We provide comprehensive international legal advice, having represented clients in three dozen European countries on all continents except for Antarctica. We have assisted clients with investments worth tens of billions of Czech crowns. For example, we have dealt with a major commercial dispute in the British House of Lords; repeatedly various technological investments in Silicon Valley; on a long-term basis, inheritance proceedings in Australia; investments in silver mines in the Philippines; and also numerous large investments in several countries in North Africa, Central Asia, and Latin America.

Legal advice

  • in more than 80 countries around the globe
  • in 12 world languages
  • up to 70 % of transactions involves an international aspect

 

Services Offered

Legal Services – practice groups:

  • Corporate Law / Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Restructuring
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Banking, Insurance, Finance and Capital Market
  • Public Sector and Regulatory, Public Contracts, State Aid and PPP
  • Litigation, Arbitration and Administrative Proceedings
  • Insolvency and Restructuring 
  • Intellectual Property / Information Technology, Telecommunications and Media
  • Energy, Utilities and Environment
  • Competition law & economics and EU law
  • Employment Law and Social Security Law
  • Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Law, and Welfare
  • Private Clients
  • Transport and Logistics 
  • Sports Law
  • Contractual law
  • Consumer law
  • Compliance and investigations
  • Personal data protection
  • Export and foreign investment
  • Debt Collection in cooperation with the collection agency Cash Collectors

 

Legal Services – other practice groups:

  • Automotive industry
  • Metallurgy, engineering, chemical industry and crude oil processing
  • Food industry
  • Consumer goods
  • Pharmaceuticals and healthcare
  • Arms industry
  • Professional services
  • Hotel industry and tourism
  • Education and culture
  • Lotteries and games
  • Other services and manufacturing

Supplied services:

  • Legal
  • Transaction and restructuring advisory

Supplied services:

References

Our clients include large international companies, leading Czech and Slovak firms, including strategic state-owned companies and public sector authorities, as well as medium-size businesses, individual entrepreneurs, and investors. We advise approximately 70 of the Fortune 500 companies, and almost 50 of the Czech Top 100 companies. HAVEL & PARTNERS currently provides its services to more than 1,250 clients.

More information

HAVEL & PARTNERS is the most successful law firm, providing the most comprehensive legal services in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, based on the total number of nominations and awards throughout the Law Firm of the Year awards history. In 2015, 2017 and 2018 HAVEL & PARTNERS won the top award Domestic Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic and in 2015 and 2016 it also received the Law Firm of the Year award for the Best Client Service.

Our firm has won the prestigious Who’s Who Legal Awards seven times in the past eight years as the best law firm of the year in the Czech Republic.

Within the Global Awards announced by Corporate LiveWire, our firm was awarded as the best law firm of the year in 2017 and 2018 in the Czech Republic.

In 2018, our firm was awarded by Acquisition International magazine as the best law firm for real estate and construction in the entire CEE region.

Since 2009, EMIS DealWatch has regularly ranked our firm amongst the best law firms based on the number of transactions completed in the CEE region and first within the Czech Republic.

According to the annual Corporate INTL awards, we are the best law firm for information technology in the Czech Republic (2017, 2018), for mergers & acquisitions in the Czech Republic and Slovakia (2016), and also for real estate in Slovakia (2016).

According to the M&A Today Awards global survey, HAVEL & PARTNERS is the No. 1 law firm for Mergers and Acquisitions in Slovakia in 2013–2018.

Contact

PRAGUE

Florentinum, Reception A

Na Florenci 2116/15

110 00 Praha 1 – Nové Město

Czech Republic

Tel.: +420 255 000 111

Fax: +420 255 000 110

 

BRNO

Titanium Business Complex

Nové sady 996/25

602 00 Brno

Czech Republic

Tel.: +420 545 423 420

Fax: +420 545 423 421

 

OSTRAVA

in cooperation with FORLEX

Poděbradova 2738/16

702 00 Ostrava

Czech Republic

Tel.: +420 596 110 300

Fax: +420 596 110 420

 

BRATISLAVA

Apollo Business Center II, Block H

Mlynské Nivy 49

821 09 Bratislava

Slovak Republic

Tel.: +421 232 113 900

Fax: +421 232 113 901

 

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