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Noerr s.r.o.
110 00 PRAGUE 1
Czech Republic

Czech Republic > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

The corporate team at Noerr s.r.o. advises domestic clients on their most significant transactions, with a particular strength in matters concerning the automotive and manufacturing sectors. Its cross-border work is particularly well regarded, with clients praising the team’s ‘seamless support and cooperation across all jurisdictions.’ Barbara Kusak and Petr Hrnčíř jointly lead the team. Associate Michal Janicek advises on transactions involving the real estate industry.

Practice head(s):

Barbara Kusak; Petr Hrnčíř

Other key lawyers:


‘Seamless support and cooperation across all jurisdictions with great process management skills in the CZ office and good quality and quick support in the other countries.’

‘Barbara Kusak did an excellent job of herding cats and lawyers alike across four Eastern European jurisdictions, always ensuring that we kept moving forward and with good interpersonal skills at all times.’

‘People at Noerr were very helpful in many cases during the whole transaction.’

‘Very competent people, who are extremely committed, flexible and responsive.’

‘Mrs. Barbara Kusak is simply a phenomenon in her job. She’s not only a competent expert but amazingly “straight to the point”. At any moment, she will propose the most pragmatic solution, which saves a lot of time and nerves to everyone involved.’

Key clients

ISS Global A/S

Bilfinger SE

Bauer Media Group

WR Vermögensverwaltung GmbH (KUKA Group)

ALSO Holding AG

Deli Home Holding B.V.

OTP Digital Private Equity Fund, part of the Hungarian venture capital fund PortfoLion

Kaufland Czech Republic

Magna Automotive Europe GmbH

Heinrich Bauer Verlag KG

Lexum a.s.

Czech Republic > Dispute resolution Tier 5

Noerr s.r.o. acts for clients in financial litigation, M&A disputes and contentious real estate (mainly commercial landlord and tenant) matters. The practice is centred on the work of its three lead partners, each of whom have a unique area of expertise. Bořivoj Líbal is known for his corporate law and arbitration experience, while Petr Hrnčíř focuses on advising clients in highly regulated industries. Luděk Chvosta advises on major insolvency proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Bořivoj Líbal; Petr Hrnčíř; Luděk Chvosta


‘Noerr is an international law firm and I know that one of the partners (Borivoj Libal) is well recognised by other in-house lawyers. He has a good reputation in general in Prague.’

‘Borivoj Libal is very well-oriented in commercial litigation/negotiation issues and has a pragmatic approach.’

‘Ludek Chvosta is outstanding in terms of quality, speed and communication skills.’

‘The range of services offered, the personal approach and strong will to do the best job possible.’

‘Our contact is mainly with Borivoj Líbal. Next to the professional strengths and knowledge, he stands out for his personality, empathy and ambition, which gives him a great drive towards achieving the best results for client and justice.’

Key clients


Thomas Cook GmbH

DPK Makléř s.r.o.

Transportes Aéreos Portugueses, S.A.

Exponex s.r.o.

Karned Tools s.r.o.

USSPA, s.r.o.


VAVRYS CZ s.r.o.

Ergo Pojišťovna, a.s.

Itaka Holdings spółka z organiczoną odpowiedzialnością

Work highlights

  • Represented VW Slovakia against insolvent estate of bankrupt supplier over parts of machinery used in production lines.
  • Representing DPK Makléř s.r.o. in the area of corporate litigation and representing the associates and shareholders individually in buyout negotiations.
  • Representing major Portuguese airlines in all litigated matters associated with the operation of air carriage.

Czech Republic > Real estate and construction

Noerr s.r.o. has a full-service real estate practice, with Bořivoj Líbal‘s team offering a distinct focus on real estate transactions in the retail, automotive and manufacturing sectors.

The firm: Noerr stands for excellence and entrepreneurial approach. With highly experienced teams of strong characters, Noerr devises and implements solutions for the most complex and sophisticated legal challenges. United by a set of shared values, the firm’s 500+ professionals are driven by one goal: the client’s success. Listed groups and multinational companies, large and medium-sized family businesses as well as financial institutions and international investors all call on the firm.

Entrepreneurial thinking: Noerr’s advisors make their clients’ challenges their own and are always thinking one step ahead. In doing so, they assume responsibility and are at liberty to make their own decisions. The firm is committed to always going the extra mile for its clients and to resolving complex matters with the perfect mix of experience, excellence and sound judgement.

Innovative solutions: in complex and dynamic markets new approaches are regularly required – and delivered by experts who bring both the know-how and the necessary passion. This is precisely what Noerr excels at: implementing integrated and innovative solutions in the most efficient way.

Global reach: as one of the leading European law firms, Noerr is also internationally renowned. With offices in 10 countries and a global network of top-ranked ‘best friends’ law firms, Noerr is able to offer its clients truly cross-border advice. In addition, Noerr is the exclusive member firm in Germany for Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide.

Capacity in Central and Eastern Europe: Noerr has long had its own offices in all major Central and Eastern European capitals. The firm regularly advises on greenfield investments, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestments in Central and Eastern Europe by investors from all over the world. With more than 100 professionals, Noerr is one of the leading law firms in the region.

Antitrust & Competition Barbara
Banking & Finance Ludek
Compliance & Investigations Petr Hrncí
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Barbara
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Petr Hrncí
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Borivoj
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Michal
Digital Business Borivoj
Employment & Pensions Alena Cechtická
Energy Petr Hrncí
Family-owned Businesses & Private Clients Borivoj
Regulatory & Governmental Affairs Petr Hrncí
Restructuring & Insolvency Ludek
Real Estate Investment Group Borivoj
Real Estate Investment Group Michal
Real Estate Investment Group Eva Krajová
Real Estate Investment Group Radim
Banking & Finance Filip Murá
Number of lawyers : 580
at this office : 20
European Venture Capital Association (EVCA)
European Franchise Federation (EFF) - Czech member of the legal commitee
Association for Foreign Investment
IBA (International Bar Association)
Czech-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Contact : Barbara Kusak (Co-head of the office, Partner)
Contact : Borivoj Libal (Co-head of the office, Associated Partner)
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