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PETERKA & PARTNERS advokátní kancelář s.r.o. PETERKA & PARTNERS is a modern, independent law firm providing comprehensive legal services in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. Since its establishment in the year 2 000, the firm has built a strong position on strategic markets with the ability to provide its clients with comprehensive legal and tax advice and become a dynamic alternative to international and local law firms. With a team of more than 150 lawyers and tax advisors, PETERKA & PARTNERS operates nine fully-owned offices across the CEE region, in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Belarus, Ukraine and Russia. In the near future, PETERKA & PARTNERS is in the process of opening its new office in Croatia. All offices are 100% subsidiaries owned by the central partnership. The firm has one profit centre and uses the “One Firm” management concept. PETERKA & PARTNERS represents 1,500 clients in the CEE region, including nearly 200 worldwide leaders. The firm is not dependent on any single client, state or local government, and is also financially independent.
The main advantages of this unique, clientfocused service model are: a single delivery point for legal services throughout
the entire CEE region opportunity to truly “outsource” legal services within the CEE region
one partner dedicated to coordinating all client ac-
tivities in the entire region of the client's business structures, corporate cultures, sample documents, and so on, and the ability to use this knowledge in different countries in the CEE region for the client’s benefit all services can be governed by a single agreement on the provision of legal services a unified fee structure and invoicing system and adapted legal fees as a result of important regional synergies a truly regional vision and approach, in combination with vast local expertise extended coverage in Central and South Eastern Europe, i.e., Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, as well as outside the CEE region, i.e., Turkey, Kazakhstan, the Caucasus states stability of legal services within the region knowledge
PETERKA & PARTNERS has a deep knowledge of the global legal market, which enables to manage legal cases effectively within Central and Eastern Europe, as well as in other countries worldwide. Smooth coordination of multiple jurisdictions is ensured by the centralized Department of External Relations. Moreover, to be able to assist clients active in the broader international arena, PETERKA & PARTNERS has built strong working and personal relations with law firms in 90 countries, providing clients with access to the best local lawyers in each jurisdiction. Alongside we are members of the international networks of inde-