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Advokátní kancelář Pokorný, Wagner & partneři, s.r.o. The Prague-based law firm of Pokorný, Wagner & Partners, Attorneys at Law, has been offering legal services to its clients at a high professional standard with regard to the laws of the Czech Republic and to EU law since 1996. The core of its activities, which has been its focus from the very outset, is the provision of comprehensive legal services and advice related to business activities for prominent domestic and foreign clients. The main prerequisite for such a focus was the formation of professional and experienced teams of lawyers who specialise and coordinate their efforts in individual branches of law. Pokorný, Wagner & Partners is one of the most renowned and leading law firms in the Czech Republic. It currently engages more than 40 lawyers with long-term legal experience. A basic requirement of all lawyers at the firm is to be able to provide legal services in English. If required, the firm can also communicate in German, French and Spanish. With regard to its specialisation, the firm provides services focused primarily on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate law and restructuring, commercial arbitration and litigation, public procurement, competition, public aid and unfair competition, ICT and outsourcing law, intellectual property (including software law), financial law, energy and advertising. Comprehensive services are also naturally provided in various fields of EU law
(such as economic competition, public aid, public procurement, trademarks, regulation of trade and services, personal data protection, electronic communications, antidumping measures, etc.), including representation in proceedings before the European Commission and the European Court of Justice. The procedures applied by the law firm in legal matters rely on its thorough knowledge of business activities and the needs of its clients, which enables the firm to offer efficient, appropriate and effective solutions. The key objective is to provide highly specialised and immediate legal assistance that exactly matches specific client needs. The firm’s clients include leading domestic and foreign companies and consortia involved in trade, the energy sector, industry, machinery, information and communication technologies, construction, the food industry, the chemical and pharmaceuticals industry, banking, the insurance industry, finance, securities trading, advertising, and public relations. The firm also provides legal assistance in cases where such legal services are required abroad or in accordance with foreign law. Cooperation with foreign partner law firms enables the provision of fast and effective professional assistance in accordance with client interests and needs in almost all countries and jurisdictions.