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Schönherr s.r.o. SCHOENHERR IN EUROPE
Schoenherr is one of the top corporate law firms in Central and Eastern Europe. With 14 offices and several country desks throughout CEE/SEE, we offer our clients unique coverage in the region. Schoenherr was one of the first international law firms to enter the CEE/SEE market and has grown to be one of the largest firms in the region. Quality, flexibility, innovation and practical problem-solving in complex commercial mandates are at the core of the Schoenherr philosophy. Our teams are tailor-made, assembled from our various practice groups and across our network of offices. Such sharing of resources, local knowledge and international expertise allows us to offer the client the best possible service covering the full range of commercial legal services. Schoenherr’s outstanding reputation in all of its practice areas is evidenced by its numerous prestigious awards.
SCHOENHERR CZECH REPUBLIC Established in 1992 by a leading German law firm, the office in Prague joined Schoenherr in 2009. Traditionally focused on assisting foreign investors with setting up their businesses in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, the team has grown into a renowned legal advisor for international and domestic companies in all areas of commercial law. The Prague office is a recognised leader in a number of areas, including competition, domestic and cross-border M&A, corporate restructuring, construction and real estate, financing, regulatory law, energy, TMT and employment. Client satisfaction
has been reflected consistently in prestigious annual national and international legal directories, including Chambers Europe, Legal500, IFLR1000 as well as in the national law firm ranking "Law Firm of the Year".
KEY PRACTICE AREAS: banking & finance: Vladimír Čížek, Natálie Rosová compliance: Jitka Linhartová
energy, telecommunications: Jitka Linhartová M&A: Martin Kubánek, Vladimír Čížek insolvency
& restructuring: Zoltán Pálinkás, Vladimír Čížek IP, IT: Denisa Assefová real estate: Martin Kubánek, Gabriela Porupková, Miroslav Dudek employment: Zoltán Pálinkás, Helena Hangler EU & competition: Jitka Linhartová corporate: Zoltán Pálinkás dispute resolution: Denisa Assefová public procurement: Veronika Hocková
NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS The Prague office of Schoenherr provides comprehensive legal services to blue chip companies, such as Continental Group, TRIUVA (formerly IVG Investment Funds), Swatch Group, Daimler, Assa Abloy, PRE, Ingram Micro Holding, REICO, Zeppelin, EVO Payments International, Triton, Warehouse De Pauw (WDP), ZF Friedrichshafen, Rockwood Holdings, Braas Monier, UniCredit Bank Austria, UNIQA Insurance Group, AIGA