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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 close to thirty 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. The team include eminent academics who have co-authored key legislation 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. 2019 Best Czech Law Firm). The firm has a strong commitment to corporate social responsibility and pro bono work. The firm is especially honoured to receive the special ‘2020 Pro Bono/CSR Law Firm of the Year’ award. PRK Partners is the exclusive member of Lex Mundi (for the Czech Republic) and a member of Celia Alliance. PRACTICE AREAS

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Competition/Merger Control

Corporate/M&A

Compliance

Dispute Resolution/Arbitration

Energy, Infrastructure & Projects

Food, Drugs & Medical Devices

Insolvency & Restructuring

Insurance & Reinsurance

Intellectual Property

Investment Incentives

Labour Law & Employment

Public Procurement

Real Estate

Tax Consulting

TMT/ICTRecent Work Includes Advising:

■ ČD Cargo in connection with a EUR 130 million (CZK 3.43 billion) loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB)

■ Booking.com International B.V. in antitrust proceedings conducted by the Czech Antimonopoly Office in the matter of the client’s wide parity clauses

■ Sodiaal, EUROSERUM SAS regarding the sale of its Eastern European activities

■ Sogecap (Société Générale Group) on the indirect acquisition of a minority stake in an online life insurance start-up offering a new innovative business model on the Czech market

■ Bristol-Myers Squibb SA, Celgene, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, in connection with the sale of the Celgene Group’s local assets relating to the psoriasis treatment business (Otezla) to Amgen

■ Philip Morris ČR a.s., Czech subsidiary of a leading international tobacco company, in relation to the introduction of a new category of tobacco product onto the market

■ METRO properties, the real estate company of METRO AG, in connection with a sale-and- leaseback transaction of three MAKRO cash & carry stores in Prague. The deal was part of 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-Jagermeister

■ 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

■ Citibank Europe plc, organizační složka and its representation with respect to the administration and enforcement of claims

■ 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 northeast Bohemia, in relation to an IPO in excess of CZK 150 million

■ PRK’s labour team provides comprehensive labour and employment legal services to, e.g. SONY, Marks & Spencer, Commerzbank, Pfizer, Fujitsu, PwC, Knauf, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Penny Market, dunnhumby and many others

■ Tax team advised, e.g., Allimand SA, a French designer and manufacturer of paper machines on Czech VAT, corporate income tax and customs aspects of a paper mill delivery, its assembly and putting into operation;

■ Tax team also advised MAKRO on the Czech accounting 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: 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]


ICT, IP: Michal Matejka

Email: [email protected]


Food, Drugs & Medical Devices: Monika Maskova

Email: [email protected]


Labour & Employment: Jaroslav Skubal

Email: [email protected]


Real Estate: Daniel J Rosicky, Roman Pecenka

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Energy & Projects: Jakub Lichnovsky

Email: [email protected]


Competition: Radan Kubr, Peter Oravec

Emails: [email protected], [email protected],


Compliance: Vaclav Bily

Emails: [email protected]

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Contributions

Total 5 contributions

Trends and Developments

Enforcement of Judgments 2021 in Czech Republic

Authors: Robert Němec, Viktor Glatz, Alžběta Heřmánková, Radka Rutar

Law and Practice

Enforcement of Judgments 2021 in Czech Republic

Authors: Robert Němec, Viktor Glatz, Alžběta Heřmánková, Radka Rutar

Law and Practice

Alternative Energy & Power 2021 in Czech Republic

Authors: Jakub Lichnovský, Martin Kříž, Robert Reiss, Tomáš Janoško

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 1 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

GDPR ACADEMY – PRK Partners launches unique Data Protection project

Authors: Jindřich Kalíšek, Zbyněk Loebl

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Jan Ditrych
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Martin Aschenbrenner
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Martin Kříž
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Robert Němec
Band 4

Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators


Robert Němec
Band 2

Employment


Jaroslav Škubal
Band 1

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Eminent Practitioners
Martin AschenbrennerCapital Markets
Band 1
Band 2
Peter OravecCompetition/Antitrust
Miriam GalandováDispute Resolution
Robert NěmecDispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
Tereza ErényiEmployment
Band 3
Jan DitrychCapital Markets
Matěj DaněkEmployment
Jakub LichnovskýProjects & Energy
Martin ŠvalbachTax: Consultants
Band 4
Martin KřížCorporate/M&A
Robert NěmecDispute Resolution
Associates to watch
Eva HromádkováCorporate/M&A

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