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White & Case (Europe) LLP, organizační složka WHITE & CASE IN CZECH REPUBLIC
White & Case has been providing complex legal and tax advisory services in the Czech Republic since early 1991, and with more than 50 lawyers and tax advisors, it is one of the largest global law firms in the Czech Republic. Our Prague office has provided legal and tax advisory services to many of the major domestic and international corporations with interests in the Czech Republic. We offer our clients full support with respect to all issues arising in the course of their business and/or investment activities in the country and abroad. Our practice concentrates on corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, complex banking and financial transactions, including restructuring and insolvency, debt and equity capital markets, real estate, litigation, arbitration, competition and anti-trust, IP /IT, tax and criminal law. Please see Section B for an in-depth description of our Czech practice and highlights from the last 12 months.
WHITE & CASE PRAGUE AWARDS The White & Case Czech practice is widely recognized by all of the legal benchmarking publications, including Chambers, the Legal 500 and IFLR 1000, which unanimously and continuously rank us in the top tier across all major practice areas. In the last twelve months, we have won the following awards, recogniz-
ing the breadth and strength of our legal practice in the Czech Republic: Named
"Law Firm of the Year" in the Czech Republic, International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Annual European Awards 2014, 2015, 2016. Named the only law firm in the Czech Republic to be ranked Tier 1 in all practice areas ranked by IFLR 1000 in 2016. Named “CEE Legal Advisor of the Year” at the Mergermarket European M&A Awards in 2015. Received the best overall rankings of all law firms in the Czech Republic in 2015, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe.
WHITE & CASE PRAGUE HIGHLIGHTS White
& Case is one of the largest law firms in the Czech Republic – with over 50 lawyers and tax advisors, including 14 partners and 2 counsel. Our team includes lawyers qualified in the Czech Republic, England and Wales, and New York. Many of the leading mandates that we have handled over the last 12 months have included substantial cross-practice and cross-border advice, as noted below in the selected matter highlights. Our ability to bring to bear top flight experience in all core areas of practice is of substantial commercial benefit to clients. Our corporate/M&A practice was the most active in the Czech market in 2015, according to Mergermarket, which ranked White & Case number two