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Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

KLIMENTSKÁ 46, 110 02 PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
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Work +420 236 045 001
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Fax +420 236 045 055
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www.bakermckenzie.com

Czech Republic

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář routinely handles acquisition and project finance and has seen a noticeable increase in real estate financings. Libor Basl assisted the lenders with financing the development of a shopping centre by HB Reavis. As part of a crossoffice team, the practice advised Erste Group Bank and Kofola Group on the duallisting of shares in the newly created top holding company, Kofola ČeskoSlovensko, on the Prague and Warsaw stock exchanges.

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

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář’s ‘very professional’ team is ‘proactive and competent’. It is frequently instructed on headline crossborder transactions and Tomáš Skoumal, who is ‘very responsive, focused and straightforward’, was part of a team advising Selecta on disposing of its operations in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Managing partner Alexandr César assisted Bank of China with its entry into the Czech market.

Leading individuals

Tomáš Skoumal - Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář combines its stellar litigation and arbitration practice with its exceptional strength in the financial services sector. Martin Hrodek is part of a team representing Česká exportní banka in several disputes with the insolvency administrator of ECM Real Estate concerning the client’s position in the order of priority among creditors; the case involves parallel insolvency proceedings in the Czech Republic and Hong Kong. The team is also acting for an insurer and its insured in 11 proceedings arising from a railway accident in 2007.

Leading individuals

Martin Hrodek - Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář is a popular choice for the local subsidiaries of multinational clients. The team has expertise in investigations through litigator Martin Hrodek. Senior associate Zuzana Ferianc’s experience includes handling employee transfers, internal compliance audits and collective bargaining negotiations.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář has a strong focus on transactions in the energy space. Tomáš Skoumal and Alexandr César jointly head the practice.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář’s team routinely advises developers on construction projects. The team advised on the acquisition of land for the future development of an industrial park. David Šimonek is able to draw on his banking and finance experience to handle real estate financing for banks.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář is, according to one client, ‘the best firm in the Czech Republic for regulatory TMT work’. Highlights included advising Thomson Reuters on the regulatory aspects of its financial data products. The TMT practice is complemented by an equally strong IP group, with recent work including acting for clients in domain name disputes. Jiří Čermák has the ‘ability to navigate the complex and often changing IP and IT regulatory framework’.

Leading individuals

Jiří Čermák - Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář impresses with its VAT, corporate income and transactional tax expertise. Practice head Pavel Fekar advised Cogent Communications on corporate income tax compliance matters and handled a VAT refund process for Almirall.

Leading individuals

Pavel Fekar - Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

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