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to pay approximately 10 billion CZK arising from an alleged damage. An arbitral tribunal rejected this claim two years ago, but the company still claims in foreign jurisdictions and it is still necessary to continue analysing the matter. We can also include the area of “special” legal services provided in the cooperation with ATLAS Consulting s.r.o., which develops and markets the legal information system CODEXIS. Our law firm prepared hundreds of model contracts and filings for this information system. Similarly, for a publisher Wolters Kluwer (ASPI information system), we create data for an interactive graphical guide (Navigátor) of procedures of debt collection and recovery and the application of the Code of Criminal Procedure. Undoubtedly, the criminal agenda is the one that brings AKBSN most fame. More precisely, thanks to the part that for some reason attracts public attention. Throughout the year, we defend our clients in a few publicly known cases, but hundreds of other criminal cases remain hidden behind and only those who participate in the proceedings know about them. These are primarily criminal cases that are in some way related to businesses, management activities and administering another´s property and also the activities of local or municipal representatives. In these cases, detailed knowledge of civil and administrative law has proven to be a vital advantage that we acquire from providing legal services in these areas of law. It includes the tax frauds, i.e. accusations of tax evasion in connection with trading with mineral oils, alcohol, or other commodities, where the alleged damage often amounts to several billion Czech Crowns. We provide defence in the matters of general crimes, for example violence and crimes against property, but also in accusations of drug crimes. The defence of legal entities accounts for the remaining portfolio of our criminal law agenda. Among the remarkable cases, we point out defence of the prosecuted state owned enterprise Česká pošta, Česká exportní banka, but also other, private entities. Clients also ask us to provide consultations and trainings focused on how to prevent potential criminal liability of their legal entities. A new scope of service from our perspective is to provide consultations to attorneys and law firms that actually provide defence in criminal proceedings. Our law firm usually prepares an analysis of the problem on the request of the client and, where appropriate, recommends further action.
The Law Firm Brož & Sokol & Novák is a seven-time winner of the award Law firm of the year in the field of Criminal law (2010 – 2016) and placed as a recommended or very recommended law firm in the field of Arbitration and dispute resolution (2012 – 2016).
Advokátní kancelář Brož & Sokol & Novák s.r.o. Sokolská třída 60 120 00 Prague 2 Tel.: +420 224 941 946 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org www.akbsn.eu