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Selected references

Corporate

  • Preparation and reviewing model commercial contracts for various clients, banking and non-banking institutions, developers, real estate agencies and use of such contractual documentation in client‘s transactions in the value of billion CZK annually.
  • Advising various major companies involved in import and sales of textiles from incorporation of the company to development of the business activities in the Czech Republic.
  • Advising on preparation of franchise concept including franchise and license agreements for a retail chain – distributor of sports apparel.
  • Advising on incorporation of a company (gastronomy) and support in development of the company based on a franchise concept.
  • Advising a major international distributor of chemical products on corporate structure of the company including merger.

 

Real Estate

  • Advising in the process of a structuring of a building and sale of a newly reconstructed set of 60 residential units, lease of a theatre and forming a shopping gallery in the historical building in downtown Prague.
  • Advising one of the largest Czech banks on all legal aspects of management of the real estate portfolio, including but not limited to contract management for the bank´s branches, sale and acquisition of real estate property, representation in court proceedings with respect to leases, sale and acquisitions and rights in rem.
  • Advising a large developer in respect of all legal aspects of management and leasing of a premises in the most prestigious shopping street in Prague.
  • Advising on structure of a development project in the centre of Prague including the subsequent sale of luxury residential and non-residential units.
  • Advising a client in respect of a lease of a manufacturing facility in Brno.

 

Banking and Finance

  • Advising a large Austrian bank on transfer and restructuring of a portfolio of loans granted to Czech subsidiaries of an Austrian investment group.
  • Advising a leading international automotive supplier on the financing of structural improvements and acquisition of production machines including preparation, negotiation and conclusion of complete sets of loan documentation and preparation of legal opinions concerning corporate and real estate aspects of the transaction.
  • Advising a on refinancing of various bank and shareholder loans.
  • Advising on strengthening of security structure under a development loan including reviewing and negotiating of loan documentation from the side of borrower.
  • Advising on the refinancing of a bank loan and financing of development costs in connection with a significant residential and retail project in the centre of Prague including reviewing and negotiating of the complete set of loan documentation on the side of the borrower.

 

Litigation and arbitration

  • Representation in court proceedings on acquisition of shares in a major real estate agency.
  • Advising on court dispute regarding validity of a major lease contract.
  • Representation in court proceedings on pre-emption right to real estate property.
  • Representing a large Austrian bank in court proceedings on invalidity of an agreement on security transfer of rights to ownership interests in a limited liability company.
  • Representation of foreign cosmetic producer in court proceedings related to unfair competition.
Selected references

Insolvency and restructuring

  • Advising on complex solution of overdue receivables in thousands of court proceedings and insolvency and execution proceedings for a large number of major Czech leasing companies.
  • Advising clients on insolvency matters, solution of overdue receivables, solution of insolvency consequences, solution of liability.
  • Advising a major global producer of glass products for construction and automotive industry on optimal, efficient and swift enforcement of receivables including insolvency proceedings.
  • Experience as the bankruptcy administrator including operation of an enterprise as the administrator.
  • Representing creditors in insolvency proceedings in the Czech Republic and Germany including disputes on exclusion of assets from insolvency estate and on validity of claims.

 

Intellectual property rights and IT

  • Advising on trademark registration in the area of biological plant protection, preparation of Material Transfer Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Distribution and Development Agreements.
  • Advising the client on initiation of implementation of changes into the Czech legislation regarding plant protection products in the proceedings in front of Czech governmental authorities and the European Commission.
  • Complex legal advice on trademark protection including, without limitation, drafting and negotiating confidentiality agreements and license agreements.
  • Representation of an international major supplier of sanitation systems in the appeal proceedings in front of the Industrial Property Office.
  • Advising a large international company producing cosmetic products in respect of counterfeiting products.

 

Labour law

  • Advising a major Austrian automotive company on termination of employment relationship with a managing director.
  • Advising a top manager in an international construction company on invalid termination of employment relationship.
  • Advising a producer of biological products on employment relationships.
  • Advising on employment issues in connection with leading Czech airlines.
  • Advising a major Czech security trader on labour law.