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Havel, Holásek & Partners

Havel, Holásek & Partners, with offices in Prague, Brno, Ostrava, and Bratislava, has a team of more than 180 lawyers, 100 associates, and more than 500 employees, and is the largest law firm in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. During its 15 years on the market, Havel, Holásek & Partners has also become the largest independent law firm in central Europe.

Most of our partners and many of our senior lawyers have gained experience in top international law firms, such as Linklaters, Freshfields, Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Hogan Lovells, Norton Rose Fulbright, Dentons (Salans), DLA Piper, Weil, White & Case, Baker & McKenzie, Squire Patton Boggs, Gleiss Lutz, Noerr, Schöenherr, Wolf Theiss, Gide Loyrette Nouel, or leading Czech and Slovak law firms, as well as in top public sector positions, such as government ministries, the competition office, and the central bank. Havel, Holásek & Partners has the most comprehensive international support available to both Czech and Slovak firms. We provide legal advice in 12 world languages in more than 60 countries around the globe. Up to 70 % of the transactions we deal with...  More

Most of our partners and many of our senior lawyers have gained experience in top international law firms, such as Linklaters, Freshfields, Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Hogan Lovells, Norton Rose Fulbright, Dentons (Salans), DLA Piper, Weil, White & Case, Baker & McKenzie, Squire Patton Boggs, Gleiss Lutz, Noerr, Schöenherr, Wolf Theiss, Gide Loyrette Nouel, or leading Czech and Slovak law firms, as well as in top public sector positions, such as government ministries, the competition office, and the central bank.

Havel, Holásek & Partners has the most comprehensive international support available to both Czech and Slovak firms. We provide legal advice in 12 world languages in more than 60 countries around the globe. Up to 70 % of the transactions we deal with involve an international element. We closely cooperate with top international law firms in Europe, Asia, North America, Africa, and Australia. Thus, our clients have within their r each both local and global professional knowledge and expertise of more than 30,000 lawyers in nearly 160 countries.

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

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Our clients include large international companies, leading Czech and Slovak companies, strategic state-owned enterprises and public sector authorities, as well as medium-size businesses, entrepreneurs, and investors. We advise approximately 70 of the Fortune 500 companies, and almost 50 of the Czech Top 100 companies, and seven of the Czech Top 10 companies. Havel, Holásek & Partners currently provides its services to more than 1,000 clients.

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Havel, Holásek & Partners is the most successful Czech law firm in the Law Firm of the Year awards according to the results of all previous years with regard to the number of nominations and titles.

We are consistently ranked as one of the best independent law firms in the Czech Republic by prestigious international rating publications, such as European Legal 500, PLC Cross-border, European Legal Experts, Global Law Experts, IFLR 1000 and Chambers Global Guide.

Havel, Holásek & Partners was awarded the ILO Client Choice Award 2010, 2013 and 2015 granted by the renowned international rating agency International Law Office (ILO), which named Havel, Holásek & Partners the best-rated law firm in the Czech Republic by clients.

International rating agencies Mergermarket and Thomson Reuters ranked Havel, Holásek & Partners the number one law firm in the Czech Republic and the CEE Region based on the total number of successfully closed M&A transactions (Mergermarket – No. 1 legal advisor according to the number of M&A deals, 2009–2015; Thomson Reuters – No. 1 legal advisor according to the number of M&A deals, 2009–2013). In its rankings for 2009 through 2012 and 2016, EMIS DealWatch ranked Havel, Holásek & Partners first based on the number of M&A transactions successfully closed in the Czech Republic, and for 2009 and 2010 also in the Slovak Republic and the entire CEE Region.

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

Contact person

  • Ondřej Majer, partner

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