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Europe 2022
Czech Republic Real Estate
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Band 2

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by CMS

Our Prague Real Estate and Construction team consists of highly experienced specialists with an in-depth knowledge of the local business environment and current market developments, and we have a strong reputation among both foreign investors and Czech sector players.

We offer the benefit of long-standing experience in the real estate market, having advised on some of the biggest logistics, office and retail transactions in the country, as well as Central and South Eastern Europe. In an increasingly unpredictable property market, we can advise you on complex cross-border property portfolio sales and acquisitions and provide industry-specific advice on matters such as leasing agenda, construction and development projects and construction litigation. 

Through decades of experience of doing deals locally and across Europe we can deploy specialist teams to support clients immediately, irrespective of where their real estate assets are in the region. We also are very experienced at working with the CMS funds and corporate teams, as well as our colleagues in other practice groups; we frequently support clients with the launching or operating of their real estate funds or setting up real estate related joint ventures. This approach means we can support clients on the full spectrum of advice needed including tax, planning, debt financing, construction and management issues in addition to their traditional real estate portfolio and property management work.

Chambers Review

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Real Estate - Czech Republic
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Band 2
What the team is known for

CMS is a wide-ranging practice assisting with significant cross-border mandates for prominent investors, including financial institutions and real estate funds. The firm is well practised in the full range of property instructions, from sales and acquisitions to leasings and joint ventures. CMS's offering also includes assistance with industrial development work. The team often represents notable real estate investors, including retail funds, and also boasts an impressive list of corporates as clients.

Strengths

A client appreciates: "CMS provides a very high level of service."

Work highlights

Represented Kaupthing in the divestment of a large logistics and industrial development property to Lidl.

Notable practitioners

Lucie Smrkovská focuses on lease agreements and negotiations. An interviewee highlights that she is "proactive and has a strong approach."

Lukáš Hejduk handles local and cross-border real estate sales and purchases, as well as advising on development matters. One client underlines: "He is concise, proactive and seeks win-win solutions."

Libor Prokeš primarily advises regional investors on the acquisition and development of real estate. He additionally assists with joint ventures in the sector. One client praises his work, noting: "He is extremely analytical, gives clear-to-understand legal advice and thinks outside the box."

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Lukáš Hejduk
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Libor Prokeš
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Lucie Smrkovská
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