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We advise major national, European and global companies in the commercial, industrial, service, banking and insurance sectors. By operating in specialist teams, we are able to provide first-class service in all areas of commercial law and private client business, despite the growing complexity of legal issues facing our clients. Our highly trained commercial lawyers all have international experience. Our working languages are German, English, Czech, French, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Slovak, Russian and Ukrainian.
TAYLORWESSING PRAGUE TaylorWessing is represented in the Czech Republic in Prague and Brno. The local team is comprised of a number of experienced lawyers specializing in a wide variety of practice areas. TaylorWessing in the Czech Republic provides an interdisciplinary international approach and extensive practical skills throughout European jurisdictions and EU law itself. The clients appreciate not only the legal knowledge, but also the economic, commercial and organizational experience of the members of the local legal team, which forms a significant part our support with regard to their projects. We provide legal advice to both major national as well as international companies in various practice areas such as business, real estate, industry and services, as well as to insurance companies and banks. We are committed to providing our clients with top-quality advice both on the basis of long-term relationships and in connection with individual legal projects. We have extensive experience in advising renowned clients all over Europe in all stages of the corporate lifecycle, from forming companies and joint ventures all the way through to winding-up, restructuring or buy-outs. We regularly provide advice in cross-border transactions between two or more countries, notably in the CEE/SEE region, as TaylorWessing e|n|w|c is known for its CEE experience and its integrated offices in six CEE countries. We also have particular expertise in cross-border mergers. We work with clients to ensure that systems are in place to minimise the risk of litigation happening in the first place. Where litigation or arbitration ensues,
however, our Litigation and Dispute Resolution team has experience in successfully resolving increasingly complex and high-value commercial disputes across a wide range of sectors worldwide. We have well-known expertise in professional negligence, product liability, defence of investors’ claims and claims against / amongst investors, shareholders and directors. True to reputation of TaylorWessing we have been expanding and significantly strengthening our IP team. We offer services to our clients in the full range of this practice area, spanning from trademarks to copyright. We ensure the provision of the necessary protection to clients in the area of customer goods, health care including pharmaceuticals, business, etc. In the area of real estate law, we advise a range of development firms through the entire process of their projects from the acquisition of land and the ensuing regulatory processes, construction, and financing, right through to leasing or other uses of the respective premises. We also provide our legal services to major investment funds in relation to their real estate acquisitions as well as the administration of the acquired real estate (legal asset management) which follows. Our legal knowledge in lease issues is also a great asset for our retail clients, for whom we provide these services as part of the general legal advice relating to the operation of retail chains. Our team also has extensive expertise in the area of financial law, ensuring comprehensive services for the banking institutions in relation to providing credit facilities for investments / acquisitions including complex security instruments. Preparation / revision of contractual and other legal documentation within the activities of the finance institutions also form part of our dealings. Out of the recent major transactions completed in the Czech Republic, we are able to make mention of acquisitions in various industrial and service sectors or land acquisitions for purposes of real estate development projects, ongoing day-to-day legal advice for major retail chains, development firms, and investment funds, restructuring of business activities in various industries and service sectors, and litigations in the areas of real estate and construction.