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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-five 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. 2019 Best Czech Law Firm). 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/ICT

Recent 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 Pragu
e ■ 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]

Contributions

Total 3 contributions

Real Estate 2020 Law and Practice in Czech Republic

Daniel J. Rosicky, Roman Pecenka, Norbert Hink, Jan Bürger

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Banking & Finance 2019 Second Edition Law and Practice in Czech Republic

Jan Kohout, Václav Bilý, Norbert Hink, Tomáš Bureš

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Alternative Energy & Power 2019 Law and Practice in Czech Republic

Jakub Lichnovský, Tereza Kiszková, Jan Krömer, Tomáš Janoško

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 1 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

GDPR ACADEMY – PRK Partners launches unique Data Protection project

Jindřich Kalíšek, Zbyněk Loebl

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