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Jewels s.r.o., which operates a famous chain of jewellery stores – Présence – in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Last year, we provided complete legal services to dozens of clients (including Coca-Cola HBC Czech Republic and Slovakia, EXIM HOLDING a.s., Vitana, a.s., IKEM or Broker Consulting, a.s.) in connection with preparing for GDPR.
PARTNERS Mgr. Martin Řanda, LL.M., Managing Partner Martin Řanda has extensive expert experience in international transactions gained during the privatisation of two leading Czech banks and acquisitions of significant Czech industrial and energy companies. He has participated in projects to create standard bank documentation, as well as preparing comprehensive loan and financing contracts for developer projects in the banking and financing segments. He has been actively involved in significant international projects in the areas of real estate and construction. At present, he focuses on real estate and construction, dispute resolution and general commercial and corporate law. Martin Řanda was elected to the Disciplinary Committee of the Czech Bar Association. He is an arbitrator in the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic.
Mgr. Ing. Jan Havel, Partner Throughout his career, Jan Havel has acquired extensive expert experience and knowledge, especially in the area of commercial law, M & A and construction law, export financing and insurance, insolvency law and dispute resolution with a focus on the energy sector and supplies of technological equipment and investment units. His specialization is advising and negotiating of international EPC contracts. Jan Havel’s many years of experience include provision of legal consultation in almost 100 complex investment and developer projects in the power engineering sector, including nuclear facilities, in Europe, Americas and Asia. He also focuses on finance and banking. Jan Havel is an arbitrator in the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic.
Mgr. Tomáš Rydvan, Partner Tomáš Rydvan currently specialises in public law, in particular public contract law, PPP projects and public support. His other specialisations are in the areas of TMT and public contracts subsidised from EU operational programmes. He provides consultancy to tender callers and bidders in tender proceedings for public contracts for the preparation of bids and organisation of tender documentation, including representation in objection proceedings, proceedings before the Competition Authority and during judicial reviews held at the administrative courts. Tomáš Rydvan has provided consultancy during acquisition transactions by international and domestic investors in the Czech Republic and abroad, especially in the areas of banking, insurance, industry and real estate. Tomáš Rydvan was elected to the Control Board of the Czech Bar Association.
Mgr. Alois Šatava, Partner Alois Šatava has acquired substantial experience throughout his career, especially in the areas of commercial law, M & A, insolvency law, financial and banking law and securities law. He provides consultancy to purchasers and sellers in the context of international and medium-sized acquisitions and sales of companies active in various areas of industry and services, including acquisition financing for these transactions and post-acquisition restructuring. Alois Šatava has provided legal consultancy in the energy sector. He has participated in a number of international projects in the area of syndicated loans and bond financing.
Mgr. Matyáš Kužela, Partner Matyáš Kužela focuses mainly on data protection and privacy, competition law, M & A and commercial law. With respect to data protection, He advises banks, international organizations and E-commerce entrepreneurs on data processing and transferring personal data abroad. He has extensive experience in representing clients before the Czech data protection authority. With respect to M & A and competition, Matyáš Kužela advises clients on Czech and international transactions that are subject to regulatory merger clearance. Further, he represents our clients before the com-