Rising Stars

Firms To Watch: Real estate and construction

Aegis Law has a strong transactional focus, and regularly works on cross-border mandates in the real estate space. Associate Jiri Kokes is the head of the team, working closely with Vojtech Faltus.

Real estate and construction in Czech Republic

Clifford Chance

The real estate team at Clifford Chance advises on relevant M&A and financing, as well as assisting with large-scale projects and major investment deals. The team’s high-profile clients include Generali Real Estate, KKCG Real Estate Group, and Allianz Real Estate. Emil Holub is one of the heads of the team, with vast experience in all aspects of real estate law, particularly M&A and development projects. Holub’s co-lead, Miloš Felgr, is qualified in both the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and specialises in banking and finance law. Aneta Disman focuses on real estate-related investments, divestments, and asset management. Milan Rákosník is also key to the team, specialising in real estate M&A, development, and asset management.

Practice head(s):

Emil Holub; Miloš Felgr

Other key lawyers:

Aneta Disman; Milan Rákosník; Tereza Řehořová


‘Qualified people, great team collaboration, extremely good client approach.’

‘Emil Holub led the case and facilitated decisions with a clear judgement.’

‘Aneta Disman coped with a complex workload and many side issues no one had initially envisaged. She was client-focused, approached stakeholders, and handled the transaction process in a proactive manner.’

‘CC team is the best on the market. The people make the difference, they have strong expertise, and are very business and clientnoriented.’

‘Emil Holub makes the best partner, always happy to help and give advice.’

‘Milan Rákosník and Aneta Disman are most valuable members of the team.’

‘Aneta Disman is a leader in real estate legal practice in the Czech Republic, with strong knowledge and management of the team. Milan Rákosník is another great name. It is really difficult to say which is better, both together work perfectly as a team.’

‘Unique team spirit, strong experience and competencies.’

Key clients

Allianz Real Estate Germany GmbH

Atrium European Real Estate

bpd partners

CA Immo

CBRE Investment Management

Charnwood Company

Corporate Finance House Group


Cromwell Real Estate and Cromwell EREIT


Dubai World

Erste Group

Europa Capital

Generali Real Estate

Goldman Sachs

GLP (previously Goodman)

Heimstaden Bostad AB

J&T Real Estate

Kirkbi A/S


Mint Investments


White Star Real Estate

Work highlights

  • Advised KKCG Real Estate Group on the sale of Bořislavka Centrum, a multi-purpose complex designed by the well-known Czech architectural studio AFA, to the ČS nemovitostní fond.
  • Advised Commerz Real on the sale of Charles Square Center to a closed-end European real estate fund represented by KGAL Investment Management.
  • Advised Generali Real Estate on the acquisition of two office buildings in Prague from CPI Property Group.


The sizeable real estate and construction team at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang has experience assisting with the sale and acquisition of traditional office, logistics and retail spaces, and is instructed in this space by a diverse range of clients encompassing international and domestic investors and developers. Lukáš Hejduk and Libor Prokéš co-head the team, advising on M&A, construction projects, development, leasing, and investments. Senior associate Lucie Smrkovská specialises in leasing issues and asset management of commercial properties.

Practice head(s):

Lukáš Hejduk; Libor Prokeš

Other key lawyers:

Lucie Smrkovská

Key clients

VGP European Logistics

Allianz Real Estate

Deka Immoblien








Abrdn (formerly Aberdeen Standard Life)

Work highlights

  • Advising the joint venture between VGP and Allianz on the acquisition of logistics real estate in several logistics parks across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Advised the Czech joint venture of J&T and Concens Investments on the €100m sale of four logistics halls in Ostrava.


The real estate team at Dentons advises long-standing clients, including international investors, financial institutions and developers on a range of projects covering the retail, office, logistics, and residential sub-sectors. The team regularly works on cross-border mandates, relying on the firm’s extensive international network. Transactional expert Jiří Stržínek and investor-focused Markéta Tvrdá jointly lead the team. Evan Lazar, who co-chairs the global real estate group, brings an ability to advise on complicated issues arising during cross-border projects to the department. Also of note is Jana Matisková, who focuses on major development projects in the Czech Republic.

Practice head(s):

Jiří Stržínek; Markéta Tvrdá

Other key lawyers:

Jan Hrivnak; Evan Lazar; Jana Matisková


‘Skilled professionals, always ready to hear different opinions. They have a good connection with banks and other agencies, and are able to think out of the box. All means of communication are available as desired by the client.’

‘Jiří Stržínek is an excellent lawyer and negotiator – a real asset to have on our side. Jan Hrivnak is an excellent lawyer, a hands-on person with outstanding legal skills.’

‘Markéta Tvrdá is very competent, and friendly also with the counterparty’s lawyer so there is no fight of egos. Pays good attention to day-to-day details.’

‘Jan Hrivnak is prepared, flexible, and has a hands-on attitude.’

‘Jan Hrivnak is a go-to lawyer for me in all aspects of real estate deals.’

‘Professional with exceptional commercial knowledge and a high level of integrity.’

‘Jan Hrivnak was the main contact for us; efficient, responsive, client oriented.’

‘Dentons is a very commercial and goal-oriented law firm with great professionals.’

Key clients

EQT / Exeter


AFI Europe






YIT Stavo


White Star Real estate


Hella Autotechnik

Marks and Spencer Czech Republic

P3 Logistic Parks

WIC Prague (R2G Heritage)


Work highlights

  • Advised EQT/Exeter on the acquisition of a portfolio of two logistics parks – Logistics Park Nošovice and Logistics Park Ostrava Airport Multimodal Park.
  • Advised Trigea on the acquisition of two retail parks in Moravia – Retail Park Haná in Olomouc and the shopping centre Retail Park Ostrava.
  • Advising Marks and Spencer Czech Republic on the leases of all M&S stores in the Czech Republic.


The real estate practice at Kinstellar offers the full range of services across the sector, assisting with transactional work as well as advising on development, planning and environmental issues; financings and asset management; and mandates with a nexus to the energy field. In addition, the group handles associated litigation in the real estate space. Team head Klára Štepánková who has over 20 years of experience advising investors, developers, banks, construction companies, landlords, and large tenants. Kamil Blažek, who oversees the infrastructure and projects practice, is also an active team member. Jan Juroška is another key figure in the team, and regularly advises on real estate transactions.

Practice head(s):

Klára Štěpánková

Other key lawyers:

Kamil Blažek; Jan Juroska


‘Klára Štěpánková’s team is probably the most experienced on the Czech market. She managed to achieve several sophisticated deals for me.’

Key clients

Accolade Group



Portiva investment group



Generali Investment CEE investment fund

M7 Real Estate Ltd.

Star Capital Finance

Mitiska REIM

Work highlights

  • Advising 365.invest on its real estate portfolio expansion in the Czech Republic.
  • Advising Portiva investment group on the acquisition of the SmichOff office building in Prague from Penta.

White & Case, s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

The real estate department at White & Case, s.r.o., advokátní kancelář handles the gamut of relevant work, including investment and financing, acquisitions and divestments, joint ventures, portfolio sales, disputes, development and construction, asset management, leases, sales, and leasebacks. The team works particularly closely with the firm’s M&A and tax departments. Petr Pánek is the head of the team, working largely on real estate transactions, as well as fund formation and regulatory issues. Václav Kubr is also of note.

Practice head(s):

Petr Pánek

Other key lawyers:

Karel Petržela; Marianna Galusová; Ladislav Chundela; Václav Kubr


‘Karel Petržela is an excellent attorney who understands the business of his clients and can provide complex and tailored services.’

‘I have appreciated that the team is composed of very qualified individuals with exceptional knowledge of the legal and commercial environment. I have appreciated their capacity and communication skills.’

‘I specifically thank Ladislav Chundela and Marianna Galusová for their exceptional knowledge and brilliant ideas. They were always willing to communicate and provided their work very quickly in top quality.’

Key clients

CTP Group

Generali Real Estate

P3 Logistic Parks




HB Reavis

Trigea Real Estate

Českomoravská nemovitostní


LaSalle Investment Management

ECE Projektmanagement



Mint Investments


Wood & Company

UniCredit Bank


Česká spořitelna (Erste Group)

ČSOB (KBC Bank Group)


Komerční banka (Société Générale)

Work highlights

  • Advised CTP Group on its IPO and listing of its shares on Euronext Amsterdam.
  • Advised Hines on its inaugural investment in the Czech Republic – the acquisition of Eastgate Park, a 39,000 square metre logistics facility situated in an established industrial zone in Štěrboholy, Prague.
  • Advised P3 Group, as issuer, on the establishment of its €5bn Euro Medium Term Note Programme.

Allen & Overy

The real estate team at Allen & Overy advises on all aspects of construction projects, leases, purchases, and sales, alongside the related financing issues. Typical clients of the team consist of real estate owners, investors, investment banks, private equity houses, sovereign wealth funds, and REITs. Prokop Verner is the head of the team, alongside associates Jana Trhlíková and Petra Mysakova.

Practice head(s):

Prokop Verner; Jana Trhlíková; Petra Myšáková

Other key lawyers:

Lucie Sivá


‘We are very happy with A&O – very professional way of handling things when we asked for their support on legal matters.’

‘Lucie Sivá – we enjoy her pragmatic approach.’

Key clients

Apollo Global Management, Inc

Ball Beverage Packaging Czech Republic

GARBE Industrial Real Estate

Albert Česká republika, s.r.o. (Ahold)


Arab National Bank

Brookfield Business Partners

Autodoc GmbH

WOOD & Company Financial Services

Trigema Real Estate

Work highlights

  • Advised Ball Beverage Packaging Czech Republic on the purchase of land and subsequent construction of a 100% recyclable beverage packaging plant.
  • Advised Accolade on a development and investment loan for the financing of an industrial park in Kojetín, to be provided by Komerční banka, Česká spořitelna and Raiffeisenbank.
  • Advised GARBE Industrial Real Estate on the acquisition of multiple special purpose vehicles owning land plots in the area of České Budějovice to be developed as a logistics park.

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

The real estate and environmental team at Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář regularly assists with multi-jurisdictional real estate transactions, advising across all types of properties. The team also provides financing, leasing, development, and governance advice, and can aid in related litigation and tax issues. Martin Hrodek and senior associate Marek Disman are the joint heads of the team.

Practice head(s):

Marek Disman; Martin Hrodek


‘One of the best international legal offices operating in the Czech Republic. Top cooperation, professionalism, expertise and precision, humane and pro-client approach.’

‘It is a pleasure to work with Marek Disman. He provides precise and premium legal services. I highly recommend.’

Key clients

Jungheinrich Aktiengesellschaft

PKN Orlen

RC Europe

Work highlights

  • Advised RC Europe on the sale of the ARC project in Romania.
  • Assisting Jungheinrich Aktiengesellschaft with the lease of build-to-suit production halls in the Czech Republic, including advising on related construction and development issues.
  • Advising PKN Orlen on the acquisition of a portfolio of 185 fuel stations in Hungary and Slovakia from MOL.

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.

Blue-chip companies regularly instruct the team at bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. to assist with real estate transactions across the CEE region. Jiří BártaMiroslav Dudek and Gabriela Špak Porupková comprise the leadership trio. Other areas of expertise for the group include construction, administrative law, and mining law.

Practice head(s):

Jiří Bárta; Miroslav Dudek; Gabriela Špak Porupková

Other key lawyers:

Pavlína Tejralová; Jindra Pozniaková; Filip Baloušek


‘I highly appreciate the professionalism and very good experience of the team in the real estate business.’

‘The team should be commended for their flexibility, empathy, and very good language skills.’ 

Key clients


J&T Real Estate CZ

Nemak Czech Republic

TJ Banka

Loxxess Bor


Danube Beteiligungs


Záluží park s.r.o.

Conseq Realitni

Mint rezidencni fond SIGAV

RSBC Real Estate

Erste Group Immorent

Embalador, Byty Chyne

Goldbeck Bau

Motel One



Re Invest

Aventicum Real Estate

VIG Fund


Galerie Butovice (Investika)

Patria investiční společnost

PDP Property Development Partners, s.r.o.


Work highlights

  • Advised REDSIDE investiční společnost on the sale of a production hall located in Borská Pole to Accolade.
  • Advised J&T REAL ESTATE on the sale of the Red Court premium office project in Prague.
  • Advised Nemak Czech Republic on the preparation of a real estate purchase agreement.

HAVEL & PARTNERS s.r.o., attorneys at law

The real estate and construction team at HAVEL & PARTNERS s.r.o., attorneys at law combines strong practical expertise - advising on real estate related M&A, green and brownfield projects, asset management, and project financing - with strong theoretical knowledge, having been involved in both the recodification of the Construction Act of the Czech Republic, and the preparation of the Prague Building Code. Lukáš Syrový and Václav Audes jointly lead the team; the former typically advises on major real estate projects and development and construction work, while the latter regularly assists local and foreign real estate investors and developers on inbound and outbound investments.

Practice head(s):

Lukáš Syrový; Václav Audes


‘One of the biggest legal companies in the Czech Republic with excellent networking on the real estate market.’

Key clients



Accolade s.r.o.

Pražská teplárenská / EP Energy


RSJ Private Equity


KKCG Real Estate

Coast Capital Partners


Work highlights

  • Advised Panattoni on the construction of a new logistics centre for Amazon in the Czech Republic.
  • Advised Panattoni on the lease of premises to numerous tenants of the Brno Airport Logistic Park.
  • Advising Coast Capital Partners on the acquisition and sale of historic buildings in central Prague.

PRK Partners

The real estate team at PRK Partners advises on asset and share deals, sales and acquisitions. The team also acts on property-related disputes, including damages claims, general commercial disputes, and restitution. Daniel Rosický, Jakub Lichnovský, and Roman Pečenka are the joint heads of the team, the latter with particular strengths in real estate transactions and developments, and complex commercial leases. Senior associate Kristýna Faltýnková is another key figure in the team, specialising in real estate litigation.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Joseph Rosický; Jakub Lichnovský; Roman Pecenka

Other key lawyers:

Kristýna Faltýnková


‘I was impressed by Roman Pecenka’s broad knowledge of legal regulations and his negotiation skills. He also understands technical aspects of the matter – whether construction or water and waste management, so the legal advice is not just theoretical but practical and useful.’

‘We find that PRK Partners’ team consists of highly experienced professionals as we benefit from their knowledge and experience. We have not come across any issues or any situation in which we would see any weak points in their advice or team.’

‘Roman Pecenka is always highly professional, communicates very clearly, delivers his work on time and provides us with exceptional services. We appreciate his ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently whilst always having a business-minded approach, outside-the-box thinking and an open mind.’

Key clients

SCS Software s.r.o.


Cromwell Property Group

Altor Fund Manager AB, Denmark

WIC Prague a.s.

R2G a.s.


EUROFORM spol. s r. o.


TOSAN Park a.s., (an SPV of UBM Development AG)

VERMONT, s.r.o.

GONDRAND Invest, a.s.

Association of municipalities Přezletice, Podolanka, Jenštejn

National Radiation Protection Institute (SÚRO)

Work highlights

  • Advised SCS Software, a Czech software and online games developer, on the relocation of its headquarters to a completely new project developed by Passerinvest Group.
  • Advising FIT, a German investor, on a real estate development project concerning a multifunctional building based on a novel 3D construction printing technology.
  • Advised Komerční banka on the financing of a large real estate development project in Prague known as the British Quarter.

act Randa Havel Legal

The real estate and construction team at act Randa Havel Legal has experience in advising on all aspects of real estate work, ranging from acquisitions to planning, construction and development, and lettings and sales of office buildings, retail units, shopping centres, hotels and leisure centres, government property, and industrial sites. Additionally, the team is adept at advising on urban regeneration projects and development schemes. The firm is also noted for its expertise in the construction and delivery of energy units. Martin Řanda and Tomáš Slabý jointly lead the team; the former is known for negotiating and preparing contractual frameworks, while the latter typically advises domestic and international clients on real estate transactions and investment projects.

Practice head(s):

Martin Řanda; Tomáš Slabý


‘Each team member has a deep understanding of the real estate industry and a good sense of the economic impacts of legal aspects, and responds in the shortest time. This is a huge advantage and something we really value. The team is very professional and up to speed constantly with relevant legislative and regulatory changes.’

‘Martin Řanda’s extensive experience makes him very knowledgeable on how to assist us and our business. He is a highly respected, professional and very skilled lawyer.’

‘Tomáš Slabý is an expert in the area of construction with a pragmatic view on how to take the negotiations further. He is a lawyer who thinks outside the box.’

Key clients

AFI Europe Group

FCC Group

Nemomax Investment Fund

Orkla Foods Slovensko s.r.o.

City of Prague

Pražské služby, a.s.

Orkla Foods Česko a Slovensko, a.s.

Správa a údržba silnic Pardubického kraje

JUFA Group

Pražská vodohospodářská společnost a.s.

VALOREM s.r.o.

Work highlights

  • Assisting Nemomax Investment Fund with the acquisition, financing, design, engineering, construction, sale and marketing of the residential project VIVA Lipno in South Bohemia.
  • Advising the City of Prague on the reconstruction of the historical landmark Industrial Palace building in Prague 7.
  • Assisted the Road Administration and Maintenance of the Pardubice Region with preparation of a new internal rule for concluding contracts, as well as a new price list related to these contracts.

bnt attorneys-at-law

The real estate practice at bnt attorneys-at-law assists clients with setting up special project vehicles, and drafting and negotiation of joint venture contracts, as well as advising on agreements with marketing agents, lease contracts, financing arrangements, and contracts for sale of units. The team also has litigious capabilities and represents clients in disputes, including contractual claims. Tomáš Běhounek heads up the practice.

Practice head(s):

Tomáš Běhounek

Other key lawyers:

Jakub Kasl; Jiří Havlík


‘The bnt team is very stable, so you are able to build a long-term relationship with them. They also have an excellent overview of the market and transactions. They are very effective, and able to help with the business aspects of a case.’

‘The team is always prepared to advise, structure transactions, and follow the needs and aims of clients.’

‘Tomáš Běhounek is very skilled. He is always client-oriented. Jiří Havlík is very fast at drafting documents and available to clients, and prepared to complete tasks in the requested time.’

Key clients

RSJ Investments


100 Towers Holding

J&T and J&T Real Estate



VIGO Investments / Direct group

SATPO management

DBD Group s.r.o.


Zietgeist Asset Management


Swietelsky Real Estate

Geosan Development


V Invest


Work highlights

  • Advised Metrostav Development on the forward sale of a residential project located in Prague, including 4 apartment buildings with 241 rental apartments.
  • Advised RSJ Investments Fund on its entry into the real estate project VESI Hostivař, a joint venture with YIT in the Czech Republic.
  • Advised J&T Opportunities Fund on four different acquisitions of land plots for retail parks in four regional cities – Humpolec, Lipník and Bečvou, Uničov and Úpice.

DLA Piper

The real estate and construction team at DLA Piper has expertise in both financing and transactional work across a large number of relevant sub-sectors, regularly working on cross-border portfolio transactions for major global clients. Construction mandates are another area of strength. David Padyšák is the head of the team, with 25 years of experience in planning, construction, acquisitions, and financing, alongside procurement and energy law.

Practice head(s):

David Padyšák


‘A very professional approach, strong ability to accept the needs of the client.’

‘The team uses a pro-client approach.’

‘The team has a pragmatic approach, can be trusted, and has strong expertise.’

Key clients

IKEA Czech Republic

Ingka Centres Holding B.V.

Karlin Group s.r.o.

LEGO Production s.r.o.

UniCredit Leasing CZ, a.s./UniCredit Group

HVB Leasing Czech Republic s.r.o.

UBM Development Czechia s.r.o.

Birko Estate Holding GmbH

Toolani GmbH

Marriott Hotels International Limited

Work highlights

  • Advised Ingka Centres Holding on the sale of Avion Shopping Park Brno.
  • Advised XPO Supply Chain CZ on lease negotiations relating to premises in CTPark Bor.
  • Advised Karlin Group on its contemplated sale of 50% shares in the Košinka project and 50% of shares in the Bubenská project in Prague to PPF Real Estate Holding.

Giese & Partner, s.r.o.

The real estate and construction team at Giese & Partner, s.r.o. advises on the development and sale of many of the major office, retail, hotel, residential, and industrial properties in the Czech Republic. The practice is also very active on leasing matters, and regularly assists with the refinancing and development of large office buildings, retail projects, and logistics centres. Markéta Mrázová and Martin Holler co-head the team, each with over 20 years of experience in the field.

Practice head(s):

Markéta Mrázová; Martin Holler

Key clients

Commerz Real Investmentgesellschaft

Bayerische Landesbank

Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen

Work highlights

  • Advised Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Helaba on Crestyl’s €130m refinancing of Prague’s Dock In Office Park.
  • Advised Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Helaba on the €108m refinancing of Futurama Business Park located in Prague.
  • Advised Commerz Real on the acquisition and complete refurbishment of VIA UNA.

Glatzová & Co., s.r.o.

The real estate team at Glatzová & Co., s.r.o. specialises in transactions, development projects, and complex permitting processes, with clients largely coming from the logistics, industry, and leisure sectors. The team also has expertise in acquisitions and financing in the hotel sector. Erik Kolan is the head of the team, with in-depth knowledge of complex planning and building procedures. Senior associate Tomáš Kessler is another key figure in the team.

Practice head(s):

Erik Kolan

Other key lawyers:

Tomáš Kessler


‘The team led by Erik Kolan is highly experienced and reliable especially in permitting processes and real estate development in general. They have really helped us with our industrial site and all with a reasonable billing policy.’

‘Erik Kolan is a valued adviser in all aspects of our real estate business – competent, experienced, client oriented and great negotiator.’

‘Tomáš Kessler is an experienced real estate advisor, who makes a great team with Erik Kolan.’

‘Very good practical insight and vast experience.’

‘The team is always willing to respond to my requests immediately, it is fully flexible, I would highlight their professionalism and cooperation in finding a solution.’

‘I value Erik Kolan as a highly professional legal advisor. I appreciate his recommendations which are well argued.’

‘The level of service is excellent with consistent partner-level involvement at all times. This is supported by a strong team working together with the lead partner. They always provide practical advice and solutions to situations that have arisen.’

‘Erik Kolan is my key partner contact and has remained involved throughout the lifecycle of the asset, from initial advice on the structure of the acquisition, management of the asset, through to disposal. Consistency in his involvement throughout has been very beneficial.’

Key clients

Kovošrot Group s.r.o. (waste treatment operator)

Mendel Plaza, a.s. (real estate developer)

PH Real, a.s. (real estate developer)

Obchodní areál Vídeňská – from the Vegatour Group (a major Czech bus operator) (real estate)

Centropol Trading, s.r.o. (real estate development branch of an energy supplier)

Volksbank Raiffeisenbank Nordoberpfalz eG (regional bank)

SPROF a.s. (real estate developer)

B&K Nemovitostní investice a.s. (private equity investor)

Raeder & Falge, s.r.o. (construction company)

Bohemia Properties a.s. (regional hotel network operator)

Miloš Ptáček (private investor)

REKO a.s (major construction and project development company in Brno, Czech Republic)

Incotech s.r.o. (industrial real estate operator)

Work highlights

  • Advising Verdion on the sale of a logistics centre near the Prague airport, used as a regional headquarters for the UPS Logistics Group.
  • Advising Bohemia Properties, operator of the Jan Hotels network in the Czech Republic, on the sale of land in Prague to Daramis.
  • Advised Kovošrot Group on the sale of several of its industrial sites in northern Bohemia to Marius Pedersen.

Konecná & Zacha

The real estate team at Konecná & Zacha covers a breadth of competencies, from share and asset deals, to acquisition financing, to all aspects of real estate management and construction-related disputes. Founding partner Radka Konečná heads up the practice. Martina Tatíčková is another key figure in the team, frequently assisting developers with negotiations.

Practice head(s):

Radka Konečná

Other key lawyers:

Martina Tatíčková; Tomáš Riedl


‘The team has broad experience, is proactive, and attentive to clients’ needs.’

‘The team is stable, knowledgeable, and represents great value for money. The whole team works very well together, they all have great knowledge of law and understand our business. We can rely on them in many aspects.’

‘Radka Konečná, the leader of the team, is still involved personally and hands-on. She is always here for us whether to consult or resolve a problem.’

‘Tomáš Riedl is our super-star for letting issues. The whole team works very well together, they all have great knowledge.’


The real estate team at PETERKA & PARTNERS advises on all stages of real estate projects, from property acquisition to financing, construction, and divestment. The team is equally comfortable acting for both domestic and international developers. Ondřej Dušek and Pavla Přikrylová Kopečková co-head the team.

Practice head(s):

Ondřej Dušek; Pavla Přikrylová Kopečková

Key clients

GMD Plast


Atlas Copco

Komerční banka, a.s.

Wagner Metall Concept

Systal Technology Solutions



Schoenherr Czech Republic

The real estate and construction department at Schoenherr Czech Republic is typically instructed by global corporations - including Lidl, the Continental Group, and Allianz Real Estate - to advise on cross-border transactions. The firm also has a strong dispute resolution team, which the practice can call on to aid clients in relevant disputes. Martin Kubánek is the head of the team, with experience advising real estate developers and investment funds, and acting for major logistics companies.

Practice head(s):

Martin Kubánek

Other key lawyers:

Zoltán Pálinkás; Otakar Fiala


‘During the last 12 months I have worked with Schoenherr Prague almost on a daily basis on various real estate projects, especially on real estate acquisitions. They have a team of specialised and dedicated lawyers who can handle complex legal matters.’

‘I would praise Zoltán Pálinkás and Otakar Fiala for their legal knowledge, understanding of our business and dedication and flexibility.’

‘We have been working with Schönherr CZ for many years and were always satisfied with their work, transparency, and capabilities of the real estate sector as well as their punctuality.’

‘We have been working mostly with Otakar Fiala from Schönherr. His engagement and qualities are outstanding. We highly value his work, which is always delivered on time. He has always been very helpful to us, has great knowledge about the real estate sector and we enjoy working with him.’

Key clients


Dream Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust


Continental Group

UNIQA Real Estate



Cooper Standard



Allianz Real Estate

Reality Investing

Hyatt Hotels Corporation


Ventus LLC


Bosch Termotechnika s.r.o.

Work highlights

  • Advised Dream Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust and its subsidiary Industrial Europe Advisors Coöperatieve on the acquisition of 100% of the shares of the Czech company GPE II Pohořelice and the Slovakian company DSK Logistik.
  • Advised Wecubex Germany on the sale of real estate property, consisting of the production site of Wecubex Systemtechnik in Holýšov, to WPCarrey and the leaseback of this property for 20 years.
  • Advised Bosch Termotechnika on the sale of its industrial manufacturing facility in Albrechtice, located in the Moravian-Silesian region close to the Polish border, to ISMM Production and Business Cooperation, a Czech manufacturing company.

Skils s.r.o. advokátní kancelář

The real estate and projects team at Skils s.r.o. advokátní kancelář advises on the gamut of issues relating to real estate projects, with a particular focus on technical and transportation infrastructure. The team also advises on public procurement and regulatory issues, and has strong litigious capabilities. Managing partner Karel Muzikář heads up the team, capably supported by Martin Kramar.

Practice head(s):

Karel Muzikar

Other key lawyers:

Martin Kramar


‘Skils is generally perceived, and our direct experience confirms this perception, as the highest quality provider. This includes very attentive client service, sound judgement, long and deep experience in the concerned industries, expertise and experience of the individual partners and associates.’

‘It needs to be mentioned that we very much value the personal insight and direct involvement of the partners of Skils in our matters.’

Key clients

Ceska sporitelna (Czech Savings Bank)


Property, Administrative and Delimitation Union of Trade Unions

Czech Government/Road and Motorway Directorate

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty


Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

The real estate team at Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář advises clients on all types of real estate projects, working across the whole lifecycle. Areas of strength include asset management, leases, complicated planning, and permit issues. In addition to the advisory side, the team is also skilled in real estate litigation, and can rely on the firm's global network to handle cross-border mandates. Lenka Nová and Radek Janeček jointly lead the team; the former is noted particularly for her negotiations of large commercial leases.

Practice head(s):

Radek Janeček; Lenka Nová

Other key lawyers:

Markéta Topinková


‘Deep knowledge of our matter and direct connection to the principal parties involved in our matter.’

‘I have been cooperating with Markéta Topinková. She played an active role in the identification of potential risks and scenarios we have to consider.’

‘This team is very capable, always works quickly and conscientiously. It will solve all our problems.’

‘The team has been excellent and given a service second to none.’

‘The project we have been carrying out has been lengthy and extremely complicated. The knowledge and guidance has been excellent and the team have been proactive and provide a service at the top of our expectations.’

‘They are extremely competent and provide excellent advice to help our commercial decisions. They also work flexibly given we have American participants who are 6 hours behind. In addition, they have worked while they have been on official holiday to ensure completion on time.’

Key clients


BENUGA s.r.o.


Czech Council of Shopping Centres

East Park Olomouc a.s.

Elixír do škol, z. ú.

Envelopa Office Centre, s.r.o.

Galerie Šantovka s.r.o.

ING Real Estate Development

International School of Prague

Lordship Real Estate

Low & Bonar

Manthellan a.s.

Office Park Šantovka s.r.o.

Red Hat (global group) / Red Hat Czech s.r.o.



SOLTEX obchodní a.s.

TEDDY Group and its local subsidiaries

The Vlček Family Foundation

VN 57 s.r.o.

WPP Group

Work highlights

  • Advising Šantovka Tower on its project concerning a 75 metre residential building in Olomouc.
  • Advising WPP on the development of its Prague hub with over 16,000 square metres of office space located in a historical building in Prague.
  • Advising EAST PARK Olomouc on the development of seven buildings to be used as production facilities, warehouses and offices.

Weinhold Legal

The real estate practice at Weinhold Legal works closely with the firm's tax, corporate and finance departments to advise on local and cross-border mandates. Pav Younis is the head of the team, specialising in real estate and related M&A, and advising on acquisitions and disposals, commercial leasing, real estate development, and real estate finance, as well as privatisations.

Practice head(s):

Pav Younis

Other key lawyers:

Milan Polák


‘Truly partner-led service.’

Key clients

Bluehouse Capital

Christian Louboutin


Amundi Czech Republic

Z/C/H Legal

The real estate department at Z/C/H Legal advises on construction agreements, developments, and acquisitions. The team is also well versed in representing clients in related court proceedings. Clients relying on the team largely come from the retail sector, but also include corporations in the real estate leasing field, and multinational real estate developers. Radek Hladky heads up the team.

Practice head(s):

Radek Hladky


‘Z/C/H Legal has a great reputation in the law firm market in Prague. That is why we decided to cooperate with this law firm and our cooperation has been going on successfully for about 15 years.’

‘We evaluate the services provided by Z/C/H Legal very positively. They understand our needs precisely, their deliverables are clear, understandable and provide us with the necessary guidance. Their team is particularly strong in real estate and construction law matters.’

‘All team members have excellent legal awareness and are very proactive. Their advice is clear, understandable and also highlights potential risks. We can rely 100% on all team members. Their output has always been delivered to us in the required time and to the expected quality.’

‘The team is very dynamic, professional and and gives us great legal support in very good quality. They are flexible and understand our needs and goals. Also understand our needs to keep our costs under control. They provide great services for good value.’

‘Extremely knowledgeable, competent and very proactive. Their advice is always well focused and explained, and provides us with the necessary guidance. Understand our needs very well. It is a pleasure to work with these guys.’

Key clients

(Raiffeisen) Impuls Leasing Austria

Bawag Leasing & Fleet

TREI Real Estate Czech Republic, Tengelmann Unternehmensgruppe



Captain Candy

GOOD T ROOM, s.r.o.

ZDR Investments SICAV a.s.

ZDR Investments Public SICAV a.s.

Traxial Group

Work highlights

  • Advised ZDR Investments on the acquisition of a retail park in Croatia.
  • Advised ZDR Investments on the issuance of bonds in the amount of €7.6m.
  • Advising Intersport on the takeover of HERVIS shops in the Czech Republic.

Bird & Bird s.r.o. advokátní kancelář

The real estate team at Bird & Bird s.r.o. advokátní kancelář advises leading real estate development companies, as well as construction companies, investors, and funds active in real estate projects. The team's clients from other industries include IT companies, financial entities, public bodies, and service providers. Ivan Sagál is the head of the team.

Practice head(s):

Ivan Sagál

Key clients

Lighthouse Group

Eversheds Sutherland Dvorák Hager, advokátní kancelár, s.r.o.

The real estate practice at Eversheds Sutherland Dvorák Hager, advokátní kancelár, s.r.o. advises on a wide range of real estate assets, including retail, hotel and accommodation, and logistics and residential buildings. The team has vast experience providing advice at all stages of the construction and permit proceedings. Dominika Veselá is the head of the team, with significant experience in corporate real estate issues, real estate planning and development, and construction.

Practice head(s):

Dominika Veselá

Other key lawyers:

Rudolf Kristian


‘The team is effective, has a good knowledge of business and of our needs. There is an impressive quality of legal knowledge.’

Key clients

Nadační fond Dům Ronalda McDonalda


Raiffeisen real estate fund

Conseq investment fund

Český fond lesů SICAV, a.s.

Elite Partners Capital

Schaeffler CZ

Kocián Šolc Balaštík

The real estate team at Kocián Šolc Balaštík advises major clients from the logistics and warehouse businesses, as well as residential players and major hotel developers. Jiří Horník and Václav Rovenský jointly lead the team; the latter is a specialist in hotel management, construction projects, and energy-related mandates.

Practice head(s):

Jiří Horník;Václav Rovenský

Other key lawyers:

Jakub Porod; Zuzana Slabá


‘Very good knowledge and experience in the respective field of law, ability to find solutions and support them with relevant arguments. The team has a pro-client approach.’

‘I have already been working with KSB on various real estate projects for years and the firm has been continuously providing professional legal services. The lawyers are business-oriented and always trying to find the best suitable approach.’

‘I would like to specifically mention Jakub Porod who has very strong grounding in legal theory but also commercial thinking which creates a unique combination.’

‘Great guys. They know not just what is forbidden to do but rather propose the options that allow us to reach the goal. Calm. Very experienced. Would work again and recommend.’

Key clients

PPF Real Estate

J&T Zemědělství a Ekologie

J&T Banka

VGP Group


Focus Estate Fund

Colorizo Investments

B&K Nemovitostní investice

William Matthews Associates

Benthem Crouwel Architects

MS Invest

Work highlights

  • Advising PPF Real Estate on its entry into the residential property market in Prague, in co-operation with Karlín Group.
  • Advising J&T Banka on the financing of the construction of Romana Resort, a hotel complex in Croatia.

Taylor Wessing Czech Republic

The real estate and construction team at Taylor Wessing Czech Republic advises on the gamut of commercial real estate matters, from project finance and development, to construction, to leasing. The team also handles related contentious work. The team works closely with the firm’s CEE-wide network to assist with cross-border mandates. Jakub Adam is the head of the team, regularly advising on real estate construction and development matters. Marketa Cvrčková is also a key figure in the team, with specialist knowledge of leasing and commercial matters related to real estate development.

Practice head(s):

Jakub Adam

Other key lawyers:

Markéta Cvrčková; Marek Strádal


‘Excellent knowledge of real estate law combined with economic know-how. The team has necessary knowledge of the sector, and presents economic and practical solutions.’

Key clients

Alfa Group International

Bodycote Plc

ECE Projektmanagement

ESCES spol. s r. o.

IWG Plc (Regus, SPACES)

Leonardo Hotels


Passerinvest Group

REDEVCO Services Deutschland GmbH

RIMO Holding AG (Bohim s.r.o.)

S+B Plan & Bau Prag spol. s r.o. (S+B Gruppe AG)

Shape Corp. Czech Republic, s.r.o.

Trei Real Estate GmbH (Tengelmann Group)

UBM Development Czechia s.r.o.

Work highlights

  • Advising Passerinvest on the acquisition of office property in Prague.
  • Advised Bohim, a subsidiary of RIMO Holding, on the acquisition of City Park Hostivař, a logistics asset located in Prague 10.
  • Advising Lordship on various real estate issues related to the shopping centre Centrum Stromovka located in Prague 7.

Bríza & Trubac

The real estate team at Bríza & Trubac advises its clients on purchases of real estate properties and project companies, business leasing agreements, development projects, construction disputes, and real estate finance, regularly acting across all sectors of the market. Ondřej Hampl heads up the team, having joined the firm in September 2021 from BADOKH.

Practice head(s):

Ondřej Hampl

Key clients

BHM group a.s.

Raiffeisen – Leasing, s.r.o.

ADI LED POWER a.s. (member of ADI Group)

Work highlights

  • Advised BHM group on the sale of 8.38% of shares issued by IMMOFINANZ to CPI Property Group, and the take-over of the associated indebtedness towards VTB Bank.
  • Assisting a subsidiary of Raiffeisenbank specialising in financing real estate projects with contractual documentation preparation.
  • Advised ADI Group on the adjustment of real estate relations and property modifications in relation to a photovoltaic project.

CERHA HEMPEL Kališ & Partners

The real estate practice at CERHA HEMPEL Kališ & Partners is particularly well versed in environmental issues, as well as the broader range of transactional and advisory real estate matters. Managing partner Petr Kališ heads the team alongside Lukáš Srbecký.

Practice head(s):

Petr Kališ; Lukáš Srbecký

Other key lawyers:

Vít Švestka


‘Broad experience with complex projects. Reliable, trustworthy, dedicated.’

‘The firm is staffed by very capable lawyers producing high quality work. The lawyers are responsive and friendly. We as an Austrian firm appreciate that they provide services also in German and due to the fact that they are part of the firm’s wider network with the Vienna office they can handle complex and cross-border projects.’

‘All of the team members we worked with are experienced lawyers, always available, friendly, provided us with clear advice.’

‘They are part of an international network of law offices. They have great knowledge of the business area, they really care about your business and often think about the implications of decisions far beyond the legal area. Moreover, they are friendly so it is nice to work with them.’

‘Lukáš Srbecký and Vít Švestka are both great lawyers – they are quick, precise, and have excellent law knowledge.’

Key clients

Vienna House Diplomat Prague RE s.r.o.

FCC Česká republika, s.r.o.

SAFINA, a.s.

ŽĎAS, a.s.

EWAP spol. s r.o.

SBS Ecoclean GmbH

HERVIS Sport a móda, s.r.o.

Andlinger & Company

Highway and Motorways Directorate (Ředitelství silnic a dálnic)


Scatec Solar s.r.o.

Work highlights

  • Advising Andlinger & Company on the Czech law aspects of the acquisition of Mesa Parts from the Meyer family.
  • Advising FCC Česká republika and its affiliated companies on their real estate projects, including assisting with environmental law issues.
  • Advising Hervis Sport a Móda on lease agreements for various premises, including assisting with the process of a spin-off.

Deloitte Legal s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

The real estate and construction team at Deloitte Legal advises on sale and acquisition, finance and leasing, and restructurings, and is also experienced in real estate litigation. The team also has niche expertise in environmental law. Olga Kaizar is the head of the team, advising both domestic and international clients.

Practice head(s):

Olga Kaizar

Other key lawyers:

Martin Bohuslav; Martin Mintora

Key clients

Ataccama Software, s.r.o.

Metrostav Development a.s.

Barrandov Lands a.s.

Statutární město Brno

Manta Tools, s.r.o.

KINSKÝ Žďár, a.s.

CSPP Group a.s.

Sekyra Group, a.s.

FTMO s.r.o.

Unilin Czechia s.r.o.

Work highlights

  • Advising Sekyra Group on two major real estate development projects in Prague.
  • Advising Ataccama Software on the lease of new office premises with regard to the client’s specific situation as a data managing company.
  • Provided Česká asociace pojišťoven with a memorandum regarding the housing situation in the Czech Republic.

DELTA legal

The real estate department at DELTA legal works across all parts of the real estate project lifecycle, handling financing, development, leasing, and litigation. The team notably works on projects involving heritage-protected properties, and counts the Archdiocese of Prague as a client. Pavel Fára is the head of the team.

Practice head(s):

Pavel Fára

Other key lawyers:

Libor Vacek; Henrieta Hovanová; Veronika Chrobok


‘They work as a real team. You can see very often how all the involved lawyers contribute with their ideas to solve an issue and this makes them stand out from the crowd.’

‘Veronika Chrobok is a very proactive and hard-working lawyer and she is always available with quick responses.’

‘They are practical, personal, and respond quickly to issues. They keep us informed regarding the delivery of advice, and any issues immediately. There is a collaborative team aproach .’

Key clients

CTP Invest

INVESTIKA, investiční společnost

Arcibiskupství pražské

Komerční banka, a.s.

Aventin group

Trigea nemovitostní fond, SICAV

Galerie Louvre, s.r.o.

Q property

John Crane

Autosalon Klokočka

Czech National Trust




Work highlights

  • Advised INVESTIKA on the Czech elements of the acquisition of the Szyperska Office Center in Poznań.
  • Advised INVESTIKA on the Czech elements of the acquisition of a manufacturing and logistics complex near Wroclaw, Poland.
  • Advised CTP on the acquisition of more than 200,000 square metres of land for development located on the European route E65 towards Bratislava, with two call options for additional parts of the surrounding land in the future.


The real estate and construction team at INVICTA law assists with commercial developments and private real estate matters. The group has expertise across office, residential, industrial, and warehouse facilities. Managing partner Martin Mladek leads the team alongside Milan Prieložný, Kamila Janoušková, and associate Klára Biskupová.

Practice head(s):

Martin Mládek; Milan Prieložný; Kamila Janoušková; Klára Biskupová


‘INVICTA is very strong in real estate and corporate law. Clients can be assured of a high level of legal service in these areas, as well as considerable flexibility and speed in the execution of cases. The team is young, experienced and ready to apply the latest practices and use modern technology.’

‘What I appreciate about the attorneys I have had the opportunity to work with is their high level of expertise, independence, speed and ability to design an effective, workable and safe solution.’

‘I consider INVICTA a great boutique firm for real estate developers, covering local, rather complicated, construction permitting procedures.’

‘Martin Mládek is a hands-on and very experienced lawyer. I’m happy working with him.’

Key clients

Atlantis Development s.r.o.

Atrea s.r.o.

Bielskie Przedsiebiorstwo Budownictwa Przemyslowego, organisational unit

Boutiq Investment s.r.o.



DI International, s.r.o.

EP Real Estate, a.s.

Josef Koller

JRD Group a.s.

JRD Land Group a.s.

Letino Estates s.r.o.

Metrostav Development a.s.

Millenium Technologies a.s.

PKF APOGEO, s.r.o.

PSN s.r.o.

Retail group a.s.

Skanska Reality a.s.


V Invest Development s.r.o.

Velká Pecka s.r.o.

Work highlights

  • Advised Atrea on the restructuring of the client’s group of companies, including an inter-company transformation, reallocation of shares, transfer of trade marks and utility models, and creation of a stock incentive programme for the employees.
  • Advising Cresco Real Estate on the construction of residential buildings containing hundreds of flats.
  • Advising JRD Group on multiple real estate development transactions, including smaller residential housing projects and acquisitions of large territorial units intended for the construction of completely new urban districts.

UEPA advokáti s.r.o.

The real estate and construction team at UEPA advokáti s.r.o. acts for local companies, multinationals, financial institutions, investment funds, and real estate developers, with extensive local and cross-border knowledge. The team has specific expertise in the hotel, retail, and construction sectors. Founding partners Andreas Ueltzhöffer and Lars Magnus Klett lead the team, alongside Lucie Hladěnová.

Practice head(s):

Andreas Ueltzhöffer; Lars Magnus Klett; Lucie Hladěnová


‘The team has expert knowledge, gives very good advice, and is very friendly.’

Key clients




KiK textil a Non Food spol. s r.o.

NH Hotel Prague City and NH Hotel Collection Prague (former Prague Mövenpick Hotel)

Lindner Hotel Group


Soprema S.p.A. (member of Soprema Group)

Neways Electronics

StalWerk (Surplex group)


Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH

Work highlights

  • Represented StalWerk in a disputed over the ownership of a large industrial estate in South Moravia.
  • Represented the owners of a family-held real estate portfolio against a commercial tenant in two separate premises in an industrial complex in Prague.
  • Advising CUBESPACE on several real estate projects in different parts of Germany.