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WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES s.r.o. advokátní kancelář Weil Prague forms part of the international law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges which, besides the Czech Republic, is active in the USA, Great Britain, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, China and The United Arab Emirates. It employs more than 1000 lawyers in 20 offices worldwide. Weil has been providing legal services in the Czech Republic since 1992 and ranks among the biggest law firms active in the Czech market. Weil has long provided legal services in a wide range of legal areas such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, civil, commercial and labor law, financial law, administrative law and competition law, IT and intellectual property, public procurement, concessions and PPP projects. The firm has also advised on matters involving state aid under EU law, drawing of financial resources from the EU’s funds and management and disposal of public assets. Weil also regularly represents clients in proceedings before courts, administrative authorities and arbitrators both in the Czech Republic and abroad. Weil has long ranked among the best-rated law firms in the Czech legal services market. In 2016 Weil was chosen by epravo.cz as the “Law Firm of the Year” in the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Arbitration and Dispute Resolution and Capital Markets categories.
In 2015 Weil won the “Law Firm of the Year” award (an annual event organized by epravo.cz) in the International Law Firms category, and the Law Firm of the Year in the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Arbitration and Dispute Resolution categories, in 2014 Weil has been selected by epravo.cz as “Law Firm of the Year” for the Best Client Services, winning also in the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Competition Law categories. The Firm’s knowledge, experience and professionalism in the field of Competition Law is also evidenced with two awards Weil received both in 2015 and 2014, “Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award – Competition Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic” and “Competition Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic” from Global Law Experts. In 2013 Weil was chosen by epravo.cz as the “Law Firm of the Year 2013” in the International Law Firms category, and the “Law Firm of the Year 2013” in the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Arbitration and Dispute Resolution categories. Also in 2013, the firm received from Chambers and Partners the prestigious “Chambers Europe Award for Excellence” for the most successful international law firm operating in the Czech Republic – making it the only law firm in the Czech Republic to receive such award for the third time (previously in 2008 and 2009). In addition, the firm was selected by epravo.cz the “2012 Law Firm of the Year” in the International Law