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HOLEC, ZUSKA & Partneři The law offices of HOLEC, ZUSKA & PARTNERS opened its doors in 1990. It is one of the Prague’s renowned law firms focusing on providing complex legal advice and consulting services for business and public sector chiefly in the following practice areas: commercial & contract law, M&A, real estate, litigation, intellectual property, information technology, public procurement, competition and labour law. Our client base consists of large multinational corporations and their local subsidiaries, as well as of large local corporations, plus a significant number of state and public administration bodies (Ministries, regional authorities) and universities. Our office also represents a large number of Czech universities and their research & development organizations. The firm is an active member of the international network of independent law firms ‘AllyLaw’ which focuses on all aspects of commercial law, and which has more than 61 members in 41 countries. Besides that, the firm maintains close working relationship with several of the large international auditing and tax advisory houses, which enable it to provide a complex advice on all aspects of mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, investment incentives, project consulting and management, including public tenders, project in the research, development and innovations sectors and elaboration of analyses, PPP projects, methodologies and legislative work. JUDr. Pavel Holec has been a member of the Czech Bar Association (CBA) since 1990. He is a member of the CBA Oversight Committee. Besides being duly registered as advocates, both
partners act as arbitrators with the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic. Managers of individual practice groups are Iva Valová, Michaela Hájková, Oldřich Trojan, Karel Masopust and Matej Kliman.
PUBLIC PROCUREMENT Legal services in the “public procurement” sector have become one of the major practice areas of the firm in the last decade. We provide services both to the business sector and to the public administration bodies, assisting applicants in ensuring compliance with tender conditions, submission of tenders and contractual matters, as well as administering public procurement procedures on behalf of notable public institutions. We have a niche specialisation in tenders financed from the EU structural funds (OPRDI, OPEC, OPEIC, OPHR,) and other forms of aid.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW HOLEC, ZUSKA & PARTNERS provides comprehensive legal services in the intellectual property sector including management of industrial rights portfolios, software and its legal protection, licensing, domain names, know-how and protection of commercial secret, pharmaceuticals. The firm has extensive experience in providing advisory services in management of intellectual property in the research, development and innovations sector. It has actively elaborated