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PRACTICE AREAS The extensive expertise of our lawyers allows us to provide comprehensive legal advice in all major areas of law. While the areas in which we have extensive experience are outlined below, we remain a full-service multi-disciplinary law firm, capable of providing our clients with the widest range of legal services necessary for the successful development of their business and other activities. In addition to our core practice areas, we are fully capable of providing representation in a wide range of private and public law issues, including civil law, criminal law, advertising and consumer protection law or international trade law. Our lawyers have extensive knowledge and experience in the following areas: M&A/Corporate Law, Real Estate and Construction, Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Litigation and Arbitration, Public Sector and Regulation, IP/IT, Media and Telecommunication, Insolvency and Restructuring, Competition and EU Law, International Arbitration and Protection of investments, Labour Law, Private Clients, Contractual Law, Personal Data Protection, Debt Collection, Recodification.
cations and information technology; transportation and logistics; public sector and regulatory (in addition to transportation, energy, education, healthcare, etc.); consumer goods/FMCG (including retail chain operators); the food industry (including the tobacco industry), agriculture and forests; pharmaceuticals and healthcare (including social services); the arms industry; the media and media services; professional services; insurance and pension funds; the hotel industry and tourism; education, culture (science and research); sports law; lotteries and gaming; other services and production (e.g. electrical engineering and electronics, the rubber and plastics industry, glass and ceramics, textile, clothing, the leather and printing industry, paper and pulp manufacturing, the wood processing industry, manufacturing of construction materials, security services).
EXTRAORDINARY LANGUAGE COVERAGE We provide legal counsel in 12 world languages – Czech, Slovak, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Hungarian and Ukrainian.
OUR CLIENTS INDUSTRY SECTORS The lawyers of Havel, Holasek & Partners are conscious of the fact that the provision of top-quality legal services requires not only an in-depth knowledge of law and its application, but also a wider understanding of the business areas of their clients. Hence, we have created a system of management for the law firm by practice areas as well as business specialisation. As such, this organisation is geared to providing legal services in the most effective manner where complex projects are managed by senior lawyers with a wide range of practical experience and with the support of specialists in the relevant legal areas. The lawyers have extensive transactional expertise in the following practice areas: banking and other financial services (including leasing and factoring); energy, utilities, mining of raw materials, the environment and waste management; the automobile industry; mining, engineering + the chemical industry and petroleum refining; postal services, telecommuni-
Havel, Holasek & Partners provides comprehensive legal advice and related tax advice to important Czech, Slovak, and international clients in all areas of business. Our clients include large international companies, medium-size firms, individual entrepreneurs and investors, public sector authorities, approximately 70 of the Fortune 500 companies, and more than 40 of the Czech Top 100 companies and seven of the Top 10 Czech firms. The office currently has more than 1,000 clients.
OUR VISION Our vision is to be “the leading Czech and Slovak law firm, consistently providing services reflecting the highest international standards in the legal profession.” In line with this vision, we aim to always strengthen our excellent working and business relationships with our clients to enable them to maximise the effect of our services on their business plans. We strive to create genuine, mutually advantageous business partnerships with our clients.