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Corporate Intl. Magazine Legal Awards / Global Awards Weinhold Legal has been selected by Corporate Intl. Magazine Legal Awards the Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firm of the Year, in the Czech Republic in 2014; as the IT Law Firm of the Year, in the Czech Republic in 2014; as the Overall Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic in 2014; as the Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firm of the Year, in the Slovak Republic in 2014; as the Corporate Law Firm of the Year, in the Slovak Republic in 2014. as
ACQ Global Awards / Country Awards Weinhold Legal was selected by the UK magazine ACQ as the Overall Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic as part of ACQ Global Awards 2013.
Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence
Weinhold Legal has been shortlisted for Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2014 and 2012 for the Czech Republic.
In the second consecutive first quarter of a year, Weinhold Legal has been ranked in the Top 10 in the Mergermarket legal advisors league tables for global M&A transactions for the whole Central Eastern European region (which includes also numerous CEE jurisdictions and Russia). In Q1 2013, Weinhold Legal was ranked 7th by volume (i.e. number of deals) and in Q1 2014 the firm has been ranked 8th by deal value.In summary, the tables are based on global M&A transactions of over US$ 5m; for deals where the stake transfer is below 30%, the minimum deal value for inclusion increases to US$ 100m.
The Law Firm of the Year (epravo.cz)
In ranking organised by the publisher epravo.cz under the auspices of the Czech Bar Association, Weinhold Legal was selected as Highly recommended law firm in the categories of Corporate law, Litigation and Arbitration, Public Procurement and Labour law; and as a Recommended law firm in the categories of Competition law, Real Estate/Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring and Insolvency, Banking & Finance, Media and Telecoms, IP/IT and Tax law in 2013;
Acquisition International Awards
Weinhold Legal has won the Acquisition International Awards: Domestic Disputes Law Firm of the Year - Czech Republic 2014 and Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year - the Czech Republic 2013.
The European Legal 500
Within Dispute resolution, Weinhold Legal is a first tier firm, ranked further in Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Technology, Media & Telecoms, Real Estate & Construction and Tax. “Weinhold Legal is known for its ‘teamwork’ and ‘excellent knowledge’, and has a strong record acting for banks such as UniCredit Bank and Citibank on commercial lending. The firm is also advising Grandi Stazioni on project financing and is noted for its work for Erste Bank Group on bond issues.” “Weinhold Legal provides a ‘value-for-money’, partner-driven service, with Daniel Weinhold and Martin Lukas being ‘reliable, flexible and able to stay within agreed budgets’. The team is advising H.I.G. Capital and Hahn Group on the acquisition of Anvis Group, a producer of automotive components. Other clients include Behr and Mahle. Ondrej Havranek was promoted to the partnership in 2012.” “Weinhold Legal ‘always reacts promptly with relevant information, and is a reliable business partner’. In 2012, Daniel Weinhold led the successful representation of the Czech Republic in international