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Randl Partners

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Partners: Nataša Randlová, Pavel Randl, Irena Lišková, Ondřej Chlada, Michal Peškar, Lukáš Hofman
Number of Partners: 6
Number of Lawyers: 6
Languages: Czech, English, Russian, Slovak

Firm Overview:
Randl Partners, attorneys-at-law, was incorporated in 2009, gathering a team of lawyers who have been working together for several years, lead by founding partners – Nataša Randlová and Pavel Randl. Having years of experience in providing legal advice to large international corporations and various Czech companies, Randl Partners focuses its activities mainly in the areas of Czech employment law (employment law, employment matters, collective bargaining and HR management) and commercial law (corporate, M&A and contract law, IP and marketing law, real estate, personal data protection, banking and finance etc.).

Main Areas of Practice:
Employment Law:
3 partners, 3 lawyers
Randl Partners’ aim is to create a place where employers and employees will find reliable and well-balanced legal advice on all aspects of employment law and HR management, at the highest level of expertise. The employment-law team has created a complete spectrum of employment law support for clients, from routine counselling and preparation of all employment law documents, advising on termination of employment relationship, over urgent telephone and e-mail advice, to training and regularly publishing news of changes in employment law.

Close cooperation with Randl Partners’ commercial-law team allows the employment-law team to handle a truly wide area of employment law matters and related issues. Services of Randl Partners also include work with contracts on performance of the office of statutory bodies, contracts with independent contractors and other contracts combining various aspects of commercial, civil and employment law.
■ Commencement, Modification and Termination of Employment
- Employment law counselling
- Employment documentation
- Disciplinary proceedings
- Termination of employment relationships
■ Problematic Aspects of HR - Occupational health services
- Personal data (GDPR) and employee privacy protection
- Transfer of rights and obligations
- Outsourcing
- Digitalization of HR
- Investigations
– discrimination and bullying at the workplace
■ Trade Unions and Other Employee Representatives
- Trade unions
- Collective bargaining
- European Works Council
■ Migration, Work Agencies and Illegal Employment
- Employment of foreign nationals
- Temporary agency work
- Illegal employment
- Posting of employees abroad
■ Remuneration, Benefits and Flexibility
- Remuneration, benefits and company cars
- Working hours and flexibility
- Leave
- Obstacles to work
■ Disputes, Inspections and Occupational Injuries
- Legal disputes
- Representation before administrative authorities
- Occupational injuries and illnesses
- Compensation for damage and liability

Commercial Law:
3 partners, 3 lawyers
Randl Partners provides clients with professional legal advisory services in all areas of law that affect their business according to their wishes and current needs, during the whole life cycle of their companies. The commercial-law team provides comprehensive legal services in the areas of civil law and contracts, international trade and transport, corporate law, real estate law, competition law, financial and banking law, intellectual property law, advertising law and personal data protection. All members of the team also represent the clients in business negotiations and disputes. Close cooperation with the employment-law team and the support of the colleagues in the international alliances IUS LABORIS and GALA allow Randl Partners to respond to clients’ needs in the implementation of complex projects that typically combine the company’s business needs, group requirements, employee claims and regulatory requirements.

Corporate/M&A:
Advising clients in the process of establishment of a company and setting its internal organization, setting up legal relationship with board members and assisting with ordinary and extraordinary general meetings, resolutions of sole shareholders, supervisory board meetings and others. Representing clients selling and purchasing shares in all types of companies. Assisting clients with cross-border transactions due to cooperation with law firms in large number of jurisdictions.
Other areas of Randl Partners’ focus are:
■ Remuneration of board members and risks related to the so-called concurrence of offices
■ Introduction of measures in the internal compliance system to make them fit to needs of a client
■ Complex legal assistance in case of termination of company’s activity (liquidation, restructuring, transformations, etc.)

Contracts:

Providing clients with all types of contracts on a tailor-made basis. Highly individual approach to clients’ matters with a guarantee of extensive knowledge of commercial law and professionalism for provided services.

Real Estate:
Guiding clients through the whole development process, advising them in purchase and sale of real estate and negotiating with public authorities, buyers, sellers and contractors. Other areas of Randl Partners’ focus are:
■ Development of new industrial or commercial projects
■ Lease of non-residential premises
■ Lease agreements and fit-outs of office premises
■ Adequate security of obligations related to real estate

Personal Data Protection:
Providing clients with complex services in the field of personal data protection, which include audits of compliance of internal personal data procession with the GDPR and other applicable laws, adaptation of existing documentation and internal regulations, drafting of GDPR compliant documentation, data protection impact assessments, etc.

Banking and Finance:
Experience in both regulatory and transactional matters. Advising clients in all phases of project financing including due diligence and preparation of loan and security documentation. Preparing and reviewing documentation for financing the export loans for clients.

Intellectual Property Law:
Advising clients in areas such as copyright matters and use of copyright protected works, registration of trademarks, patents, utility models and design in the Czech Republic, EU or worldwide. Defending clients in cases of abuse of intellectual property rights by third parties and representing them before courts or in settlement negotiations.

Advertising and Marketing Law:
Randl Partners is the exclusive member of Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (“GALA”) in the Czech Republic. GALA is a worldwide alliance of lawyers specialized in advertising, marketing and promotion law. Thanks to the GALA projects Randl Partners takes part in teams of lawyers who assess international advertising campaigns, review contracts with advertising agencies, draft contracts with influencers, make assessments of new products and advertisings from the perspective of competition law, data privacy or intellectual property.