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Partners: Mgr. Martin Řanda, LL.M.
Number of partners: 8
Number of lawyers: 29 (incl. partners)
Languages: Czech, English, German, French, Polish, Russian, Slovak

Firm Overview:
Based in the Czech Republic, with offices in Prague and Pilsen, act Řanda Havel Legal provides high quality legal services in all fundamental areas of law to Czech as well as foreign companies, entrepreneurs, private entities and public institutions. act Řanda Havel Legal is a founding member of act legal, an alliance consisting of top continental European business law firms, with around 380 first-class corporate and commercial lawyers, tax consultants and business experts.

Main Areas of Practice: 

Dispute & Dispute Resolution:
4 partners, 6 fee earners
■ act Řanda Havel Legal provides all the legal services associated with dispute resolution from contracts or breach of the legal regulations. It always endeavors to first reach the quickest, most costeffective amicable settlement. If no amicable solution is achieved, act Řanda Havel Legal represents its clients in proceedings before the courts, in arbitration proceedings and during mediation. Through its mediators (Jan Havel, Jan Ožana) and arbitrators in the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic (Martin Řanda, Jan Havel) act Řanda Havel Legal covers all areas of ADR
Contact: Martin Řanda
Tel: +420 222 537 500
Email: [email protected]

Technology, Media & Telecommunications:
4 partners, 6 fee earners
■ act Řanda Havel Legal provides advice mainly in relation to developing, implementing and licensing information technologies and e-commerce. The firm’s advice concerns intellectual and industrial property rights. act Řanda Havel Legal also provides its clients with comprehensive advice in the area of processing personal data, another area with strong overlap with the TMT area
Contact: Tomáš Rydvan
Tel: +420 222 537 500
Email: [email protected]

Energy & Investment Projects:
3 partners, 5 fee earners
■ act Řanda Havel Legal is one of the few Czech law firms that provide regular, long-term comprehensive legal services in all segments of the energy market, including construction of power engineering units for generating or processing electricity, thermal energy and gas and energy utilisation of waste. The experience of Jan Havel, founding partner, includes advising on more than 100 complex energy investment and development projects in Europe, Asia, and the Americas
Contact: Jan Havel
Tel: +420 222 537 500
Email: [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:
3 partners, 10 fee earners
■ The level of projects places act Řanda Havel Legal amongst very highly positioned law firms in the field of M&A in the Czech Republic. act Řanda Havel Legal has long-term and regular clients whom it represents during the acquisition and sale of shares or stakes in companies, during transfers of plants or parts thereof, transfers of identifiable assets and liabilities, during consolidation, merger, division or other changes in the form of companies, establishment of joint ventures, during complex restructuring, etc. act Řanda Havel Legal provides consultancy to companies with shares quoted on regular markets in relation to any questions associated with regulating transactions involving quoted shares, including takeover bids. The firm’s experience includes privatisation and transactions in the area of private equity and venture capital
Contact: Alois Šatava
Tel: +420 222 537 500
Email: [email protected]

Corporate Law:
4 partners, 10 fee earners
■ act Řanda Havel Legal provides comprehensive legal services in the area of corporate law, especially during the establishment, administration and management of commercial corporations, regardless of their legal form. Its lawyers also have extensive experience in the area of concern law. In addition to this, the lawyers provide day-to-day corporate advisory to act Řanda Havel Legal’s large corporate clients
Contact: Michal Palinkas
Tel: +420 222 537 500
Email: [email protected]

Labour Law:
2 partners, 5 fee earners
■ act Řanda Havel Legal is providing clients with a wide range of legal services in the field of labour law, including leading a number of labour law litigations with problematic employees; advising in the process of collective bargaining; drafting and negotiating complete contractual documentation with labour agencies, the subject of which is assigning agency employees; performing detailed reviews and revisions of labour documentation to comply with the re-codified civil law; renegotiating management agreements; advising in the layoff processes etc
Contact: Tomáš Slabý
Tel: +420 222 537 500
Email: [email protected]