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Kinstellar

PALÁC MYSLBEK, NA PRIKOPE 19, 117 19 PRAHA 1, CZECH REPUBLIC
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www.kinstellar.com

Czech Republic

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

Kinstellar

The ‘business-oriented’ practice at Kinstellar assisted Credit Suisse, UBS and Jefferies as arrangers with the $1.3bn acquisition financing provided to Avast Software for its purchase of AVG Technologies. Counsel Martina Březinová is ‘solution-driven’ and Květoslav Krejčí is ‘technically excellent’. Lukáš Ševčík and managing associate Leo Javorek are also noted.

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

Kinstellar

Kinstellar’s team provides ‘timely’ advice and is noted for its ability to handle cross-border and domestic instructions. Jan Juroška and group head Lukáš Ševčík advised Trelleborg on its over €1.1bn acquisition of a leading supplier of specialty tyres and engineered polymer solutions. Juroška and real estate partner Klára Štěpánková advised GIC on the Bulgarian, Czech, Romanian, Serbian and Slovak law aspects of its €2.4bn acquisition of P3 Logistics Parks. Kamil Blažek, Jitka Logesová and senior associate Jan Pfeffer are also noted.

Leading individuals

Lukáš Ševčík - Kinstellar

Next generation lawyers

Jan Juroška - Kinstellar

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

The ‘dynamic’ team at Kinstellar has ‘a great mastery of the technical aspects’ of dispute resolution. It represented Raiffeisenbank in a dispute concerning the insolvency proceedings of Vítkovice Power Engineering. Managing associate Zdeněk Kučera, who joined the firm in 2017 from Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář, heads the team and is ‘very skilled’, ‘particularly in IP and IT matters’. Of counsel Růžena Trojánková is praised for her ‘excellent client service’. Jitka Logesová and managing associate Leo Javorek are also recommended.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Kinstellar

Kinstellar’s team has ‘broad experience in dealing with sensitive issues’. The team advises various Faurecia Group companies on several matters, including employment termination and contentious matters. Kamil Blažek heads the team. Managing associates Petr Holub (‘proactive in approaching clients’ needs’) and Lenka Kušnier are other names to note. Martin Šeda recently left the firm for an in-house role.

Next generation lawyers

Petr Holub - Kinstellar

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Kinstellar

The ‘proactive, business-orientated’ team at Kinstellar handles a range of high-profile projects and energy mandates. It continued to advise NET4GAS on the €650m development to connect the Polish and Czech markets with a new gas pipeline, and advised ČEPS on the retrofitting of photovoltaic power plants located in the Czech Republic. The ‘very experienced’ Kamil Blažek heads the team.

Leading individuals

Kamil Blažek - Kinstellar

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

Kinstellar

Kinstellarunderstands client needs’, and is regularly engaged on complex real estate transactions. Headline work included advising M7 Real Estate on the acquisition of a portfolio of 11 logistic warehouses, and advising Deutsche EuroShop on its €374m acquisition of Olympia Shopping Centre in Brno. It also advised GIC on its €2.4bn acquisition of European logistics property company P3 Logistic Parks. Klára Štěpánková heads the real estate team, Kamil Blažek heads the infrastructure and projects group and Jan Juroška is ‘agreat negotiator’.

Leading individuals

Klára Štěpánková - Kinstellar

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar

Kinstellar advised Novanta on the transfer of intellectual and industrial property relating to its proposed acquisition of a portfolio of assets. Managing associate Zdeněk Kučera, who joined in 2017 from Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář, heads the team and is ‘able to communicate difficult legal matters in a very understandable way’. Senior associate Jan Pfeffer has ‘broad experience in IP, IT, data protection and commercial contracts’.

Next generation lawyers

Zdeněk Kučera - Kinstellar

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