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ROWAN LEGAL, advokátní kancelář s.r.o. We are a leading Czech and Slovak law firm with 28 years of experience in the marketplace. Our clients include some of the largest national and international corporations, including public institutions, which we provide comprehensive legal support on key projects. ROWAN LEGAL is particularly recognized and regularly highly ranked for its expertise in IT and media, telecommunications, privacy and data protection, corporate law and commercial law, dispute resolution and arbitration, intellectual property and competition (including public procurement). We are regular winners of Law Firm of the Year awards. On an international level, we are highly placed in the rankings of both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 on a regular basis. We are a member for the Czech and Slovak Republic of MULTILAW, an exclusive global group of law firms. Our longstanding involvement in the Steering Committee of this association enables us to contribute to the provision of specialized legal services in more than 50 countries.
CORPORATE LAW ROWAN LEGAL provides comprehensive legal advice in the area of company law, both to domestic companies and the subsidiaries of multinationals. This advice covers everything from long-term manage-
ment of corporate affairs, the preparation and review of corporate structures, and changes in corporate and group structures, company transformations and group restructuring, to the formation of joint ventures and the conclusion of shareholder agreements. Our lawyers also have a wealth of experience in transactions related to family businesses, where the sellers are the founders. Our office also focuses on supporting start-up projects.
Last year we provided: Comprehensive legal and tax advice to a private eq-
uity fund (CEIP) within two acquisitions.
Comprehensive legal and tax advice to Severočeská
vodárenská společnost a.s. within a project for a new model of operation of water supply infrastructure (contracts, analysis, negotiations, acquisitions, sales of companies, transformations of companies, etc.). We have been working with this client for 5 years and have supported it throughout the project with a volume of business exceeding CZK 40 billion.
COMPETITION LAW ROWAN LEGAL provides full legal services in the areas of Czech and EU competition law. Besides usual day-to-day competition law advice connected with the reviewing and drafting of commercial contracts and corporate and M & A deals, our lawyers