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RAKOVSKÝ & PARTNERS s.r.o. The RAKOVSKÝ & PARTNERS law firm was established as a company in 2004; nonetheless, the core of the team, including all the partners, has successfully worked together since 2000. The law office associates lawyers with extensive professional experience and wide practice in a number of areas, from justice, government and local government, international consultancy companies and banks, to legislation and pedagogical positions at universities. However, without exception, we have all obtained the greatest professional and expert experience as lawyers working on the projects and cases of our clients.
ticular equity funds), as well as both domestic and foreign investors on the part of buyers. Orientation towards leading corporate clients enables us to extend the specialization of the individual lawyers working in the law office and to offer high-quality services for prices corresponding to the market environment and the usual remuneration for professional services provided to businesses in the Czech Republic. Since the establishment of our law firm, we have been providing services in the Czech and English languages; currently, our team also includes attorneys-at-law with excellent practical knowledge of the German language.
SERVICES AND CLIENTS The law office provides comprehensive legal services particularly to business sphere, with emphasis on civil and commercial law, litigations and administrative proceedings, transaction consultancy and legal relations to real estate. Our activities lie predominantly in procedural law and representation of clients in litigation, as well as insolvency and distraint proceedings and public auctions. The law office also generates a substantial portion of its income through implementation of transactions in the area of mergers, acquisitions and restructuring, which form our other profile specialization. The values of some successful acquisitions are of the order of billions of Czech crowns. We regularly represent successful Czech businessmen, on the part of sellers, in sale of assets or interests in business companies to foreign investors, either strategic or financial (in par-
OUR TEAM Our current team is comprised of 12 lawyers in total, 9 of whom are attorneys-at-law; three of the latter are partners of the law firm.
PARTNERS Mgr. Richard Merkun Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno (Master of Laws, 1999). Richard Merkun has extensive experience in the public sector, especially in tax administration. Since 2001, he has been active at the bar, where he has employed his experience in the area of administration of taxes and fees, including their recovery, and concentrates on recovery and administration of claims and enforcement of creditors’ rights in general. He has long been concerned with contract law, legal relations to real estate