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Kinstellar

PAL√ĀC MYSLBEK, NA PRIKOPE 19, 117 19 PRAHA 1, CZECH REPUBLIC
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Czech Republic

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

Kinstellar¬†handles a range of big-ticket transactions, including syndicated lending, acquisition and real estate transactions, as well as structured, export and trade finance mandates. It advised Metal Trade Comax on the financing aspects of its acquisition of Oetinger Aluminium Group from Orlando Management AG.¬†Kvńõtoslav Krejńć√≠¬†and counsel¬†Martina BŇôezinov√°¬†are the main contacts, alongside managing partner¬†Luk√°Ň° ҆evńć√≠k,¬†who handles regulatory matters and acquisition financing mandates.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Kinstellar

Kinstellar¬†showcased its strength in handling headline-making transactions with Jan JuroŇ°ka¬†acting as¬†part of a multi-jurisdictional team that advised Unilever on the over $8bn sale of its margarine and spread business to KKR.¬†JuroŇ°ka also counts¬†Genesis Private Equity Fund III as a major client, which he advised on a series of high-value investments. Other highlights include advising¬†Cr√©dit Agricole Consumer Finance and Credium on a range of corporate matters relating to their exit from the Czech and Slovak markets, and acting for¬†B2 Kapital Czech Republic on its acquisition of an unsecured retail non-performing loan portfolio from Moneta Money Bank.¬†Managing partner¬†Luk√°Ň° ҆evńć√≠k,¬†Kl√°ra ҆tep√°nkov√°,¬†Kamil BlaŇĺek¬†and of counsel Karla Rundtov√°¬†are also highly recommended.

Leading individuals

Luk√°Ň° ҆evńć√≠k¬† - Kinstellar

Next generation lawyers

Jan JuroŇ°ka - Kinstellar

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Kinstellar

Kinstellar¬†is the 'go-to' firm for complex litigation with a focus on the technology, real estate, energy and pharmaceutical sectors. The team has 'exceptional knowledge of substantive law combined with knowledge of procedural rules' and has 'a¬†real advantage with internationally-trained individuals who understand the needs and objectives of the clients in the local market'. Insolvency proceedings, insurance fraud, breach of fair competition practice claims, and contractual disputes feature in its recent caseload.¬†Practice head¬†Zdenńõk Kuńćera¬†is 'a very innovative lawyer with great knowledge and enthusiasm'. Of counsel¬†RŇĮŇĺena Troj√°nkov√°¬†has notable experience in IP, competition and insolvency disputes.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Kinstellar

Kinstellar¬†has 'great labour law knowledge' and clients appreciate its ability to 'always¬†come up with rounded and tailored¬†solutions'. The team is particularly experienced in advising on employment matters arising from local and cross-border business transfers and restructurings. Recent instructions saw the team handling an internal investigation regarding an employee's misconduct and the¬†subsequent dismissal. Kamil BlaŇĺek,¬†and managing associates¬†Petr Holub¬†and¬†Lenka KuŇ°nier¬†are the names to note.

Next generation lawyers

Petr Holub - Kinstellar

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Kinstellar

Kinstellar¬†has an 'excellent' practice spanning various CEE jurisdictions with 'motivated and very skilled lawyers that are internationally well connected'. It regularly advises on the regulatory and competition aspects of M&A transactions, and recently acted for VńõzeŇąsk√° sluŇĺba ńĆesk√© republiky on a number of public procurement and construction matters relating to the construction and operation of a production facility. The team also advises Nexen Tire Corporation on the construction of a major industrial manufacturing plant for car tyres.¬†Kamil BlaŇĺek¬†is a 'top-notch' adviser and is supported by managing associates¬†Michal For√Ĺtek¬†and¬†Jan Lehk√Ĺ.

Leading individuals

Kamil BlaŇĺek - Kinstellar

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Kinstellar

Kinstellar's 'exceptional' team assists major domestic and international real estate players with their high-value investments in the offices, retail, residential, logistics and hospitality space.¬†The 'business-minded'¬†Kl√°ra ҆tep√°nkov√°¬†advised CBRE Global Investors on the acquisition of a logistics/light industrial portfolio from Stage Capital and acted for Accolade Group on its purchase of a logistics warehouse.¬†Kamil BlaŇĺek¬†focuses on real estate transactions, as does corporate practitioner¬†Jan JuroŇ°ka.

Leading individuals

Kl√°ra ҆tep√°nkov√° - Kinstellar

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

Kinstellar¬†is singled out for its 'good knowledge and experience in the TMT space' and its ability to¬†'quickly understand clients' unique needs and business model'.¬†Managing associate¬†Zdenńõk Kuńćera¬†is 'very client oriented and pleasant to work with'. Recent instructions include contentious matters and advisory GDPR matters for clients in the banking, pharmaceutical and media sectors.

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    In May 2011, the Serbian parliament adopted a new company law, which is scheduled to take effect on 1 February 2012 (hereinafter: the ‚ÄúNew Company Law‚ÄĚ). The new legislation will replace the current company law that has been in force since 2004 (hereinafter: the ‚ÄúOld Company Law‚ÄĚ)
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