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Clifford Chance Prague LLP, organizační složka
lifford Chance has an established presence in the Czech Republic having opened its Prague office back in 1995. Today, the office has a staff of around 40 legal and tax professionals ensuring that we have the capacity to offer comprehensive advice on local, regional and international matters. The Prague office offers a full service practice with coverage of all relevant areas of commercial law as well as the provision of tax advisory services. Lawyers of the Prague office provide multi-lingual support and are able to advise according to Czech, English, EU, as well as Slovak law through our dedicated Slovak Desk. W idely recognised as a leading law firm on the Czech market we are ranked by the most respected legal directories as a top tier firm in the key legal disciplines on we which we primarily focus. In 2014 Clifford Chance was named ‚Central and Eastern European Law Firm of the Year‘ by the legal ratings agency Chambers & Partners and in 2013 were awarded ‚Restructuring & Insolvency Law Firm of the Year‘ for the second time at the annual legal awards organised by epravo.
Corporate practice Lawyers of our Prague office offer legal expertise on the full spectrum of corporate and commercial activities, focusing primarily on the following
areas: mergers & acquisitions, general corporate advisory, commercial law and regulatory issues. We are at the forefront of legal developments and have a sound understanding of the business and legal environment in a number of sectors, including private equity, energy and infrastructure, healthcare, life sciences and chemicals, and TMT. Our balance of international presence, depth of skills and resource, sector focus and expertise enables us to meet the needs of our clients in the Czech and Slovak Republics, particularly on m ulti-jurisdictional transactions.
Recent client assignments includes advising: Telefónica,
S.A. on the sale of a 65.9% shareholding in Telefónica Czech Republic, a.s., including its 100%-owned subsidiary Telefónica Slovakia, s.r.o. (Telefónica CR / Telefónica SK), to investment firm PPF Group. Deutsche Telekom on the acquisition of the remaining 39.23 percent stake of its T-Mobile Czech Republic division from investors Mid Europa Partners and Al Ain to take full control of the unit. CVC Capital Partners on its investment in AVAST, a global leader in consumer PC antivirus and mobile security. Emma Delta on its successful bid for a controlling stake in Greek gaming monopoly Hel-