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PRK Partners

Europe 2022
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Managing Partners: Robert Nemec, Radan Kubr, Jan Kohout

Number of partners: 14

Number of lawyers: 91

Number of tax advisors: 2

Languages: Members of the firm speak over 15 languages 

Firm Overview: 

PRK Partners (‘PRK’) is a leading regional full-service law firm with a team of experienced legal and tax professionals and more than twenty-nine years’ experience in providing outstanding service in Central Europe. The firm has worked on many of the region’s largest and most complex transactions. With offices and teams in both the Czech Republic and Slovakia PRK is perfectly suited for cross-border matters between these two countries. PRK combines profound knowledge of the local legal system with an international perspective. The firm frequently works on a non-exclusive basis with leading international law firms on large cross-border transactions. PRK’s team is led by highly experienced and internationally educated partners. Members of the team are eminent academics who have been participating in the recodification processes in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. PRK is consistently recognised among the top law firms by leading international and domestic directories and rating agencies and has been honoured with numerous awards (e.g. Best Law Firm of the Year 2022 in the Banking and Finance category for the eleventh time and the Best Law Firm of the Year 2021 in the Employment Law category). The firm has a strong commitment to corporate social responsibility and pro bono work. PRK Partners is a member of Lex Mundi (exclusive member for the Czech Republic) and Celia Alliance.

Practice Areas 

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Competition/Merger Control

Corporate/M&A

Dispute Resolution/Arbitration

Energy, Infrastructure & Projects

Food, Drugs and Medical Devices

Insolvency & Restructuring

Insurance & Reinsurance

Intellectual Property

Investment Incentives

Labour Law & Employment

Public Procurement

Real Estate

Tax Consulting

TMT/ICTRecent Cases: 

  • METRO properties, the real estate company of METRO AG, in connection with a sale-andleaseback transaction of three MAKRO cash & carry stores in Prague. The deal was a part of a transaction involving a total of 11 MAKRO Cash & Carry stores in Poland (five stores), Hungary (three stores) and the Czech Republic
  • Rémy Cointreau Group on Czech and Slovak aspects of the sale of its Czech and Slovak distribution companies (the Czech one operating what is believed to be the largest distribution network in the country and one of the largest in the CEE region). The buyer was the German producer of beverages Mast-Jägermeister
  • SABMiller on the Czech and Slovak law aspects of the sale of its CEE businesses, including the Czech brewery Plzeňský Prazdroj and Slovak brewery Pivovary Topvar, to Asahi Group
  • Hewlett-Packard on the restructuring of its Czech and Slovak business activities as part of the company’s worldwide internal restructuring
  • Publicis on the acquisition of Kindred Group, the largest independent digital communications group in the Czech Republic
  • ZF Friedrichshafen AG on the Czech law aspects of its EUR 12.5 billion acquisition financing to acquire TRW Automotive
  • Komerční banka, Česká spořitelna, ČSOB, UniCredit and Sberbank on a CZK 7.5 billion syndicated loan to SAZKA, the leading Czech betting company
  • J&T Finance Group in relation to the enforcement of security against CEFC China Energy, a major investor group in the Czech Republic and Central Europe
  • EuroManganese Inc., the Canadian parent company of MANGAN Chvaletice s.r.o., which holds exploration rights for manganese tailings in north-east Bohemia, in relation to an IPO in excess of CZK 150 million
  • Aceur Investment S.A. on the sale of the Main Point Pankrac premium office building in Prague to South Korea’s Hana Financial Investment, represented by the Mint investments group
  • Wenaasgruppen AS, a family owned Scandinavian investor, in relation to the acquisition of the iconic Hotel Don Giovanni in Prague
  • PRK Labour team provides comprehensive labour law and employment legal services to, e.g.,SONY, Novartis, Marks & Spencer, Commerzbank, Pfizer, Fujitsu, PwC, Knauf, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Penny Market, dunnhumby and many others
  • Tax team advised, e.g., ENGIE Services a.s. in relation to tax due diligence and structuring of the acquisition of a facility management company, MAKRO on the Czech account and tax aspects of a demerger of real estate from the retail chain operating company or ADESTO Technologies Corporation, Inc. on the taxation of share program benefits implemented in the Czech Republic

Contacts: 

  • - Banking & Finance: Jan Kohout, Václav Bílý

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

  • - Capital Markets: Martin Aschenbrenner

Email: [email protected]

  • - Corporate, M&A, Restructuring: Radan Kubr, Martin Kriz

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

  • - Dispute Resolution: Robert Nemec, Marek Prochazka

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

  • - I&R: Robert Nemec, Vaclav Bily

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

  • - Real Estate: Daniel J. Rosicky, Roman Pecenka

Emails: [email protected], roman. [email protected]

  • - Energy & Projects: Jakub Lichnovsky

Email: [email protected]

  • - Competition: Peter Oravec, Radan Kubr

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

  • - Dispute Resolution, Insolvency: Robert Nemec, Marek Prochazka

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

  • - ICT, IP: Michal Matejka

Email: [email protected]

  • - Food, Drugs & Medical Devices: Monika Maskova

Email: [email protected]

  • - Labour & Employment: Jaroslav Skubal

Email: [email protected]

  • - Compliance: Vaclav Bily

Emails: [email protected]

Ranked Offices

Provided by PRK Partners

Czech Republic - Head office
Slovakia
  • Bratislava
    Hurbanovo námestie 3, Bratislava, Bratislava Region, Slovakia, 811 06
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PRK Partners rankings

Europe Guide 2022
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Czech Republic
Banking & Finance
1 Department
Department
3
Banking & Finance
3
Band 3
Capital Markets
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
2
Capital Markets
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Martin Aschenbrenner
E
Martin Aschenbrenner
E
Eminent Practitioners
Jan Ditrych
3
Jan Ditrych
3
Band 3
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
3
Corporate/M&A
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Martin Kříž
4
Martin Kříž
4
Band 4
Dispute Resolution
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
3
Dispute Resolution
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Robert Němec
4
Robert Němec
4
Band 4
Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Robert Němec
2
Robert Němec
2
Band 2
Employment
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
1
Employment
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Jaroslav Škubal
1
Jaroslav Škubal
1
Band 1
Tereza Erényi
2
Tereza Erényi
2
Band 2
Matěj Daněk
3
Matěj Daněk
3
Band 3
Projects & Energy
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
3
Projects & Energy
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Jakub Lichnovský
3
Jakub Lichnovský
3
Band 3
Real Estate
1 Department
Department
4
Real Estate
4
Band 4
Restructuring/Insolvency
1 Department
Department
4
Restructuring/Insolvency
4
Band 4
Tax
1 Department
Department
3
Tax
3
Band 3
Tax: Consultants
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Martin Švalbach
3
Martin Švalbach
3
Band 3
TMT
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
3
TMT
3
Band 3
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